Mark Holmberg

Reporter

Recent Articles

  • ‘I couldn’t believe I’m alive.’ Mom survives falling crane on I-95

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 11:09am, February 19, 2014

    A 30-year-old Virginia Commonwealth University student – a wife and mother of a little girl – leapt from her almost new Honda Civic when it was crushed by a fallen crane that hit the overpass Wednesday afternoon.
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    95Crane
  • Submit ‘snow poetry’ for Mark Holmberg to read

    Posted on: 1:07 pm, February 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:06pm, February 12, 2014

    To get those creative juices flowing, here's Mark's poem:
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    Mark Holmberg poetry
  • HOLMBERG: Tough times? Hunt your own parts with Richmond’s Duck Dynasty.

    Posted on: 1:00 am, February 12, 2014, by

    Mark Bruce runs Pop’s Pick & Pay, a self-service junkyard where you pull the parts off yourself and save big bucks.
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  • HOLMBERG: It took a Hanover village to adopt and welcome two boys from Uganda

    Posted on: 12:35 am, February 6, 2014, by

    Cheers erupted inside the old Eastern Hanover Volunteer Fire Department building Wednesday night for two brothers that arrived from Uganda.
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  • HOLMBERG: Expired food is good for you and your wallet

    Posted on: 9:58 pm, February 3, 2014, by

    Join me on our journey inside this unusual business that may become a little more common as this recession continues and people keep finding themselves just barely getting by.
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  • HOLMBERG: Richmond filmmaker gets royal NFL treatment for Super Bowl

    Posted on: 1:12 am, January 31, 2014, by

    Richmond filmmaker Lucas Krost has won some pretty nice awards and done some serious traveling with his documentaries.
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  • HOLMBERG: Richmond Medal of Honor recipient – the story behind the headstone

    Posted on: 6:49 am, January 30, 2014, by , updated on: 12:57pm, January 30, 2014

    James Fleming of Varina is a patriotic history buff. A while back he was walking though the Glendale National Cemetery in eastern Henrico County when he saw a headstone that made him stop.
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    Medal of Honor
  • HOLMBERG: Historic trial of former Governor McDonnell will have historic judge

    Posted on: 12:03 am, January 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:38pm, January 26, 2014

    Mark Holmberg reports on the trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife and its historic judge
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    Click here to continuing coverage of this developing story.
  • Treasure hunters converge at the “Pay-Per-Pound” in South Richmond

    Posted on: 6:55 am, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 10:24am, January 24, 2014

    "It is a feast of textures, colors, sounds and languages," Holmberg wrote. "And it’s likely the closest you can come to getting free stuff."
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    shoe scrum
  • HOLMBERG: Lawmakers want to bring back electrocutions – why not make them public?

    Posted on: 1:16 am, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 09:32am, January 23, 2014

    Since 1995, death row inmates have had the choice – to “ride the lightning” or a chemical glide to oblivion.
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  • HOLMBERG: Freedom for transsexual robber means freedom for state, too

    Posted on: 12:16 am, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 07:05am, January 17, 2014

    So will the squeaky wheel get the release? It looks Ophelia De’Lonta is going to say so-long to the Virginia prisons that have been her home for 30-plus years.
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  • HOLMBERG: Mystery, history, ghosts and now fire haunt historic Hanover home

    Posted on: 1:10 am, January 16, 2014, by

    Mystery has surrounded the historic Mills home on Scotchtown Road for decades, including tales of ghosts in the front room and in the kitchen.
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