Candlelight vigil held in memory of Richard “Pedie” Perez III in Richmond

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Loi Almeron (Posted September 15, 2014 11:12 pm) Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Uncle Sam’s Liquor Store in Richmond in memory of Richard Perez III, 24, who was shot and killed there during a confrontation with a Richmond police officer in the early morning… Continue reading Candlelight vigil held in memory of Richard “Pedie” Perez III in Richmond

Richmond police officer fatally shoots man during struggle

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Knowles Adkisson (Posted September 14, 2014 8:47 pm)Additional reporting by Elly Schmidt-Hopper and Loi Almeron.   A Richmond police officer shot and killed a man during a scuffle outside a Cutting Blvd. liquor store early Sunday morning, the city’s first fatal officer-involved shooting since 2007, police said. The… Continue reading Richmond police officer fatally shoots man during struggle

A Working Family: The NIAD Art Center in Richmond

Click here to view original post in Richmond Confidential. By Loi Almeron, Brett Murphy and Hannah Lawson (Posted September 9, 2014 7:53 am) The studio smells like wet clay and paint. Some of the artists work quietly, threading needle through a quilt or contemplating their next brushstroke. Others chirp and laugh and offer input to one another—always positive. Converted from a mechanic… Continue reading A Working Family: The NIAD Art Center in Richmond