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

  • 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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  • Woman hurt in Route 301 hit-and-run

    Posted on: 1:04 pm, February 13, 2014, by , updated on: 07:58pm, February 13, 2014

    The 44-year-old woman suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries, law enforcement sources said.
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    Hit-and-Run accident collage
  • Victim in Monday’s apartment fire was mother of murdered clerk

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, February 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:05am, February 12, 2014

    Officials identified the victim from Monday night's fire as 82-year-old Grace Rush, whose son was murdered in a convenience store robbery in 2005.
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    family Collage
  • 82-year-old killed in South Richmond high-rise fire

    Posted on: 3:48 pm, February 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:13pm, February 11, 2014

    An 82-year-old woman was killed in a high-rise apartment building fire Monday night in South Richmond.
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    Stonewall Place Fire (Photo from Ken Crouch.)
  • Suspected ‘Bloods’ gang member heard at Henrico jail: ‘Whip it, whip it good’

    Posted on: 1:02 am, February 11, 2014, by

    "It's definitely something we take a look at,” Deputy Chief Richard Garrison. “But some of it is just typical inmate behavior. It's an emotionally charged time for the inmates."
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  • Neighbors react to arrests in police captain’s death

    Posted on: 11:27 pm, February 7, 2014, by

    Neighbors talk about the suspects involved in the death of a Police captain
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  • Police deem object outside Midlothian law firm ‘not a threat’

    Posted on: 12:09 pm, February 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:38pm, February 7, 2014

    Police were called to the 6100 block of Harbourside Centre Loop to investigate.
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    Allen and Allen suspicious package
  • Three arrests made in connection with missing Captain Kevin Quick

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, February 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:45am, February 6, 2014

    Virginia State Police announced the arrest of three siblings in connection with the disappearance of 45-year-old police captain Kevin Quick, who was last seen Friday night.
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    Mersadies Shelton, Shantai Shelton and Daniel Mathis (left to right) were arrested in the disappearance of reservist police captain Kevin Quick.
  • Police call news conference to discuss missing police captain Kevin Quick

    Posted on: 3:16 pm, February 5, 2014, by , and , updated on: 05:02pm, February 5, 2014

    CBS 6 will broadcast the press conference on TV and stream it online on Watch CBS 6 News starting at 5 p.m. for LIVE coverage.
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    Kevin Wayne Quick (left) and a person police would like to question.
  • 6-year-old girl, trapped in icy pond, saved by stranger

    Posted on: 11:57 pm, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 12:01am, February 5, 2014

    A 6-year-old girl was 30 feet out on a frozen pond off Kimberly Lane in Spotsylvania County. The ice had given way and she was treading water.
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