6-year-old student used mother’s gun to shoot teacher, police say

6-year-old student used mother’s gun to shoot teacher, police say

6-year-old student used mother’s gun to shoot teacher, police say – CBS News Watch CBS News Police say the 6-year-old who shot his teacher in Newport News, Virginia, put his mother’s handgun in his backpack before he left for school. The teacher was giving a reading lesson when she was shot, according to officials. Kris … Read more

Police briefing on 6-year-old accused of shooting teacher: “This shooting was intentional”

Police briefing on 6-year-old accused of shooting teacher: “This shooting was intentional”

Police briefing on 6-year-old accused of shooting teacher: “This shooting was intentional” – CBS News Watch CBS News Police in Newport News, Virginia, say a 6-year-old student took a gun that was legally owned by his mother and shot and wounded a teacher in class. They released new details on the investigation at a news … Read more

The 6-year-old who shot the teacher took the gun from his mother, police say

The 6-year-old who shot the teacher took the gun from his mother, police say

Police in Newport News, Virginia, provided new details on Monday about the shooting an elementary school teacher presumably by a 6-year-old student. The shooting, which police previously described as not accidental, occurred at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News on Friday, January 6. The teacher, identified as Abigail Zwerner, 25, was teaching when the child … Read more

Residents thought they could make art there. But the studios remain empty

Residents thought they could make art there.  But the studios remain empty

PETERSBURG, Va. — Artist Space Lofts in Petersburg is home to more than 50 artists, many of whom are part of the Perry Street apartment complex’s artist residency program. “You have so many artists in there that are ready to do what we were told we could do in this building, in this historic area. … Read more

Residents thought they could make art there. But the studios remain empty

Residents thought they could make art there.  But the studios remain empty

PETERSBURG, Va. — Artist Space Lofts in Petersburg is home to more than 50 artists, many of whom are part of the Perry Street apartment complex’s artist residency program. “You have so many artists in there that are ready to do what we were told we could do in this building, in this historic area. … Read more

Tragedy struck their home. Twice. But they paint through the trauma together.

Tragedy struck their home.  Twice.  But they paint through the trauma together.

PETERSBURG, Va. – An apartment complex in Petersburg has faced tragedy several times this year. Outside Artist Space Lofts in Perry Street there is a mural and a makeshift memorial to 19-year-old Toni Knight, who was shot and killed outside the complex in July in a triple shooting. Earlier in December, a woman was killed … Read more

Addressing childhood literacy with The Children’s Museum Book Bank

Addressing childhood literacy with The Children’s Museum Book Bank

RICHMOND, Va. – Sands Anderson is a proud advocate of childhood literacy. Today, Faith Alejandro with Sands Anderson joined us with Krista Dawson from Children’s Museum of Richmond to share more about the Children’s Museum Book Bank. For more information on Sands Anderson, visit their website. To support the book bank, visit the website. {*THIS … Read more

Former Chester resident returns library book 37 years later

Former Chester resident returns library book 37 years later

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) — Thousands of books line the shelves at Chester’s library, but a recent book nearly four decades in the making is capturing staff members’ attention. “I’ve worked in libraries for almost 10 years,” said Dana Bomba, branch manager of the Chester Library. “I used to think, ‘Wow, I wonder what kind of … Read more

Eye on America: The rising sea levels in Jamestown, Sebastian Maniscalco’s parenting advice and more

Eye on America: The rising sea levels in Jamestown, Sebastian Maniscalco’s parenting advice and more

Eye on America: Rising sea levels in Jamestown, Sebastian Maniscalco’s parenting advice and more – CBS News Watch CBS News We travel to endangered Jamestown, Virginia, to see one community’s effort to save it from rising sea levels. And we meet up with comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, who’s sharing laughs and advice with first-time parents. Watch … Read more