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    FBI Is 'Addressing' Massive Celebrity Photo Hack

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    The FBI said it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter." More>>

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    Human Trial for Ebola Vaccine to Begin This Week

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    The first human trial for an investigational Ebola vaccine is set to begin this week. More>>

    US Military Targets Islamic Extremists in Somalia

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    U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader. More>>

    10 Year Old Hurt In Hunting Accident

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    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident off of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie County. The call came in around 3:30pm Monday for a 10-year-old who was rushed to the Southside Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries resulting from a shotgun pellet that is used in hunting birds. He sustained injuries to the torso and shoulder. Officials said that the hunting party was shooting dove, since it was the first day of the dove hunting s... More>>

    Ashland Police Makes Arrest in Felony Child Endangerment Case

    Joseph Lawson Joseph Lawson
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    On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court in Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department. The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month... More>>

    Culpeper Authorities Capture Escaped Inmate

    Horace Thompson Owens Jr. Horace Thompson Owens Jr.
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    Horace Thompson Owens Jr, 33, is in custody after he escaped from the Culpeper County Jail. More>>

    Back to School: Find Everything You Need Here! Video included

    From bus routes to school safety to back to your favorite back to school pictures, we've got everything you need to start the school year off right! More>>

    Going Back to School with an Autistic Student

    One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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    Making the transition back to school can be a struggle for any child, but it can be a harder adjustment for kids with autism.
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    Who Defaced J.E.B. Stuart Statue in Richmond?

    Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas) Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas)
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    Who defaced a statue of a Civil War general? A resident in the area reached out to 8News to find out who's behind the crime. More>>

    Concern Over Petersburg Emergency Response Times Video included

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    Petersburg residents may be seeing a change in service if they call 9-1-1.Earlier this year on July 1st , the city authorized a $92,000 funding cut to a private company that responds to emergency calls within the city.The company is called Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, and with the change, the company will now be responding to fewer emergency calls within the city of Petersburg. Fire stations at strategic locations will take over calls within certain areas."It would be very sad for this ... More>>

    Summer Rewind: A Look Back at 1994

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    "My mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on." Wiser words were never spoken, Mr. Gump.
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    UPDATE: Richmond Missing Man Found Safe

    Richard Gregory went missing from Richmond Sunday afternoon. He was located on Monday morning and an officer drove him home. Richard Gregory went missing from Richmond Sunday afternoon. He was located on Monday morning and an officer drove him home.
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    A Richmond man who had been missing since Sunday afternoon has been found safe, according to police. More>>

    App Helps Return Widower's Stolen Photos of Late Wife

    Days before the wedding, Erica was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Photo courtesy: Dave Lacey/CNN) Days before the wedding, Erica was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Photo courtesy: Dave Lacey/CNN)
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    The one item he stressed in his police report was his wife's Canon camera."It just didn't seem fair," he recalls, "because after all that we went through, to lose those, ... More>>

    Family Dollar in Petersburg Robbed at Gunpoint

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    At 9:45 a.m. Monday morning, a Family Dollar store in Petersburg was robbed by a man wielding a gun. More>>

    Va. Girl Dies After Being Accidentally Left in Van

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    Police found a 2-year-old girl deceased in the back of a closed van in Roanoke Sunday afternoon; they say she was accidentally left there by a parent.
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    Robbery Leads to Shooting in Southside Richmond

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    A man is fighting for his life after being shot in Suothside Richmond Sunday night. Police say the incident started with a robbery. More>>

    Shots Fired into Car at Stoplight in Chesterfield Video included

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    Police are searching for suspects who fired shots into a car stopped at a stoplight on Hull Street Road early Monday morning.
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    Search Continues for Man Who Jumped from Boat in New Kent Video included

    Crews resumed their search Monday morning for a man who jumped overboard into the Pamunkey River in New Kent County on Sunday afternoon. Crews resumed their search Monday morning for a man who jumped overboard into the Pamunkey River in New Kent County on Sunday afternoon.
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    Crews resumed the search Monday morning for a man who jumped overboard into the Pamunkey River Sunday. More>>

    Crews Searching River for Man Last Seen Jumping From Boat in New Kent

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    The New Kent Sheriff's Office along with New Kent Fire-Rescue are investigating a possible drowning on the Pamunkey River near Cumberland Road in New Kent County. Witness statements indicate that a male subject was attempting to get his stalled boat back to shore when he jumped from the boat in an apparent effort to swim back to shore. Once in the water the subject went under and did not resurface. 911 was notified at approximately 1:10 p.m. Sunday and the first New Kent Sheriff's Office memb... More>>

    Officials: Henrico Fire Caused By 'Energized Electrical Outlet'

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    HENRICO, Va - Two adults and one child are displaced after an early Sunday morning fire at their home on Taylor's Crossing Court. More>>

    Lava Eruption Prompts Iceland Aviation Alert

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    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.No volcanic ash has been detected, however, and the Civil Protection Department said all Icelandic airports remained open.The country's meteorological agency said scientists were monitoring the eruption in the Holuhraun lava field, about five kilom... More>>

    Former Culpeper Mayor Appeals Sex Crime Conviction

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    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) - Former Culpeper Mayor Chip Coleman is appealing a sexual battery conviction. Media sources report that Coleman will appear in circuit court Oct. 20. Coleman was convicted in general district court earlier this month of hugging a woman and rubbing his chest against hers after a Christmas party. The woman testified that Coleman continued to press against her after she told him to stop. Judge Edward Carpenter ruled there was some use of force and "sexual intent." Coleman, wh... More>>

    Police: 3 Killed In Crash On Virginia Eastern Shore

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    KELLER, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say three people were killed in a head-on collision on the Eastern Shore. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday. She says a van crossed the center line of U.S. Route 13 near Keller in Accomack County and hit a car. The driver and two passengers in the car died at the scene. A third passenger was flown to Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Two other passengers... More>>

    Single Vehicle Crash Kills Driver

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    The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed the driver early Saturday morning. The crash occurred in the 6400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway around 1:45 a.m.Police said that a 2002 Ford Taurus was traveling south on Jefferson Davis Highway and left the road striking two power poles. The driver of the Taurus, the only occupant of the vehicle, was transported to MCV Hospital where he was pronounced dead.The identity of the driver is being with... More>>

    Suspects Detained After Shots Fired Into Home

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    Henrico police are investigating a shooting from Friday night after shots were fired into a home and vehicle in the 400 block of Winston Street.About 10:40pm a Police Sergeant patrolling the area of Laburnum Ave. and Delmont St. reported that shots were being fired into a residence and a vehicle parked in front of the residence. Police were provided a vehicle description of the suspects which was seen leaving the area.Another Police Sergeant spotted the vehicle traveling near Richmond-Henrico... More>>

    One Arrested For Arson After Overnight Fire

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    Henrico Police have arrested a suspect for arson after crews put out a fire in a bedroom.Henrico County Division of Fire units responded to the 800 block of Nine Mile Rd in Henrico County's East End this evening for the report of a house fire. Units received the call at 11:59 PM. Initial fire attack crews found fire in the rear bedroom of the two story residence. First arriving units were able to keep the fire contained to the original area of origin. The fire was extinguished shortly after a... More>>

    Chelsea Clinton Quits Job as Reporter

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    (AP) - Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child.Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. Politico magazine reported earlier this year that NBC was paying her $600,000 a year."I loved watching the 'Making a Difference' stories about r... More>>

    Carytown to Get New $250,000 Gateway Sign Video included

    Renderings show a proposed Carytown Gateway Sign that will replace old sign at intersection of W. Cary & Thompson Streets Renderings show a proposed Carytown Gateway Sign that will replace old sign at intersection of W. Cary & Thompson Streets
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    A brand new, massive sign will soon welcome you to Carytown!The proposed Carytown Gateway Sign will replace the current one at the corner of Thomson and W Cary St."It''s going to set the tone for Carytown. It's going to bring us up to date. Still feeling that mom and pop mentality, but having a new sign is going to be like 'this is Carytown, you have arrived,'” said Raul Cantu, a member of the Carytown Merchants Association.The sign's arrival is costing the city about $250,000. The money has ... More>>

    Travel Legroom Wars: Another Plane Diverted After Reclining Seat Fight

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    (ABC News) - For the second time this week, clashes over shrinking legroom on a commercial airplane made tempers so hot that a flight had to be diverted from its intended destination.The two incidents were part of a cluster of flight diversions this week, with the most recent one occurring just hours after two women allegedly consumed mass quantities of duty-free liquor on a plane, prompting a fighter jet escort back to Canada.As planes have become more packed, flight attendants say they have... More>>

    Junk Food Does More Than Make You Fat, And Other Studies You Missed

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    (CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.Junk food does more than make you fatWe all know that junk food isn't good for you. There's a reason they call it "junk," right? But a new study suggests that eating food full of chemicals and high in fat, sodium and sugar m... More>>

    Bus Drivers Discuss Keeping Students Safe on Area Roads Video included

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    Back to school, means back to sharing the roads with big, yellow buses and it's important to do that safely.8News asked a couple of school bus drivers what advice they wanted to give motorists.When Henrico County Schools bus driver Jim Brogan is behind the wheel, he's focused on the road, but, unfortunately, Brogan shares that road with distracted drivers."I've seen them doing makeup. I've seen them riding with their knees, reading the newspaper and they're just not paying attention," says Br... More>>

    Teacher Accused of 'Wanna Stab Some Kids' Tweet Back to School

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    A California high school teacher is back for the new school year despite allegedly posting a series of social media messages in which she vented this summer about wanting to stab her students, once complaining they "make my trigger finger itchy.""I already wanna stab some kids. Is that bad? 19 more days," reads another August tweet from the account reportedly belonging to Krista Arata Hodges, a history teacher at Newark Memorial High School.The school issued Hodges, 39, a written reprimand, A... More>>

    Virginia Commonwealth University Facing Budget Cuts Video included

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    Students and teachers at Virginia Commonwealth University are worried after the school announces more than $20 million in budget cuts.This comes after Governor McAuliffe told all state agencies, including colleges and universities, to make cuts to meet an $880 million budget shortfall.VCU sophomore Andres Rodriguez says the budget cuts are a hot topic on campus, especially among his professors."They might have layoffs and I guess that would be a really significant change because some good pro... More>>

    8News Investigates: Opting Out of Childhood Immunizations Video included

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    As students head back to school, there's a long list of vaccinations kids are required to have but 8News Investigator Kerri O'Brien has learned some parents are choosing to opt out.Richmond mom Kristen Konate is one of them. Her six-year-old son Souleyman has autism. She says he began to regress shortly after he was vaccinated. She believes the vaccinations led to the autism."I believe they played a part, I can't say for sure but I think they played a part," said Konate.Now, she's not taking ... More>>

    Sportable at the YMCA is Positively Richmond Video included

    Taylor Bernard gets in her TRX workout at the Shady Grove Family YMCA. Taylor Bernard gets in her TRX workout at the Shady Grove Family YMCA.
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    If you have a disability, regular exercise can be some of the best therapy out there, but getting in a good workout is not always possible. A new partnership between the Greater Richmond YMCA and Sportable aims to change accessibility. More>>

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    • Ashland Police Makes Arrest in Felony Child Endangerment Case

      Ashland Police Makes Arrest in Felony Child Endangerment Case

      Monday, September 1 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:38:27 GMT
      Joseph LawsonJoseph Lawson
      On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court in Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department. The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month...More >>
      On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court in Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department. The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month...More >>
    • 10 Year Old Hurt In Hunting Accident

      10 Year Old Hurt In Hunting Accident

      Monday, September 1 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:19:52 GMT
      The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident off of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie County. The call came in around 3:30pm Monday for a 10-year-old who was rushed to the Southside Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries resulting from a shotgun pellet that is used in hunting birds. He sustained injuries to the torso and shoulder. Officials said that the hunting party was shooting dove, since it was the first day of the dove hunting s...More >>
      The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident off of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie County. The call came in around 3:30pm Monday for a 10-year-old who was rushed to the Southside Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries resulting from a shotgun pellet that is used in hunting birds. He sustained injuries to the torso and shoulder. Officials said that the hunting party was shooting dove, since it was the first day of the dove hunting s...More >>
    • Who Defaced J.E.B. Stuart Statue in Richmond?

      Who Defaced J.E.B. Stuart Statue in Richmond?

      Monday, September 1 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:50:51 GMT
      Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas)Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas)
      Who defaced a statue of a Civil War general? A resident in the area reached out to 8News to find out who's behind the crime.More >>
      Who defaced a statue of a Civil War general? A resident in the area reached out to 8News to find out who's behind the crime.More >>
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