Jon Burkett


Jon Burkett is a Chesterfield native and Navy veteran. Jon has been a photojournalist and reporter at WTVR CBS 6 since 2000.

Recent Articles

  • Court records shed light on sex charges Hanover family doctor faces

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 06:33am, February 27, 2014

    Deputies said the crime happened near the doctor's Mechanicsville home.
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    Dr. Brent Logie
  • Police investigating situation at Richmond Foot Locker

    Posted on: 2:30 pm, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 03:11pm, February 25, 2014

    CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett is on scene and said police are questioning a man who walked into the store about 2 p.m.
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    Foot Locker Robbery 03
  • RVA Street Art guard begs public to look at new video of attack

    Posted on: 10:32 am, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:36pm, February 25, 2014

    "The surveillance video shows a black male park and exit from a Chevy Suburban and approach the guard from behind before punching, kicking and robbing him," Richmond Police wrote.
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    RVA Beating Video
  • Two schools evacuated after bomb threat

    Posted on: 3:04 pm, February 24, 2014, by and

    Both Chancellor High school and Chancellor Middle School were evacuated, CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett confirmed.
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  • Police call for public help to nab Nordstrom store peeper

    Posted on: 10:32 pm, February 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:02am, February 22, 2014

    Henrico police are searching for a man who was seen inside the female dressing room of Nordstrom
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  • Va. Dept. of Corrections van carrying 8 inmates slams into tree

    Posted on: 3:15 pm, February 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 04:57pm, February 21, 2014

    Stay with and watch CBS 6 News starting at 5 p.m. for LIVE updates from Job Burkett.
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    Caroline Van Crash
  • 22-year-old arrested for filming woman in Chesterfield dressing room

    Posted on: 11:53 am, February 20, 2014, by , and , updated on: 08:41pm, February 22, 2014

    Police sources told CBS 6 News that the suspect turned himself in Thursday night.
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    Chesterfield suspect
  • Man arrested for ‘sexual display’ outside Midlothian shopping center

    Posted on: 12:28 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 11:52pm, February 19, 2014

    Muthanna Subbayya, of W. 45th Street in Richmond, turned himself in Monday, according to Chesterfield Police.
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    Muthanna Subbayya (PHOTO: Chesterfield Police)
  • Child among ‘random’ Richmond store shooting victims

    Posted on: 8:00 pm, February 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:25am, February 19, 2014

    Richmond Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 4900 block of Government Road, in Fulton, that according to sources left several wounded, including a child.
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    Store Shooting
  • Chesterfield father arrested after baby girl suffers life-threatening injuries

    Posted on: 2:26 pm, February 17, 2014, by , and , updated on: 11:12am, February 18, 2014

    "Jonathan Jenkins tried to prevent the child's mother from calling 911, striking her in the process," Chesterfield Police said.
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    Jonathan Jenkins
  • Robbery at Sandston bank Friday brings back horror for prior victim

    Posted on: 2:32 pm, February 14, 2014, by , and , updated on: 11:21pm, February 14, 2014

    A gun was discharged during a bank robbery in Sandston Friday afternoon.
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  • CAUTION: Roads turn tricky in second snow, ice up overnight

    Posted on: 1:35 am, February 14, 2014, by

    "Main roads are clear,” said Steven Chambers. “The secondary roads are terrible."
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