Hello, it’s Bill Fitzgerald!
Be sure to join us in a few minutes for CBS 6 News at 11.
Tonight at 11:00 p.m.—a special report. Is it legal for companies to lay off employees while they are on sick leave? Stephanie Rochon speaks with a Richmond woman who was in the midst of battling cancer when she said she was laid off.
Jon Burkett advances our top story tonight—was the noose outside a local high school a hate crime or a prank?
Also, in headlines, a Henrico prostitution bust turns up a missing 13-year-old. The Henrico police and FBI are working the case. The middle schooler, from Miami, vanished months ago without a trace, and was found in the West End—caught in a prostitution ring. Angela Pellerano speaks with a Florida detective and investigates how she got here, and who she was with.
In less than 48 hours, ground will be broken on a massive mosque in Henrico. But some in the neighborhood are still opposed to it, and not because of the Muslim religion. Lorenzo Hall will tell you why.
Hot off the press today—billionaire Warren Buffett bought the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Who better to report on how that will affect the paper and the community than Mark Holmberg, who worked at the RTD for decades.
Zach will have the latest forecast on the all-important weekend weather and Lane has the fallout from the latest school to depart the C.A.A.
Also, now trending on WTVR.com: A third grader nails ‘Smooth Criminal’ moves at a local talent show with a surprise intermission. Check out those moves.
Those stories and more coming up on CBS 6 and streaming live on WTVR.com.
Stephanie and I are looking forward to a great night of news!
Hope you’ll be there!