RICHMOND (WRIC) - Saturday morning at about 4:30am Richmond Police were called to 1400 Tifton Court in the city near Southwood Parkway. When they arrived they found a male with a gunshot wound, later transported to VCU with life threatening injuries. The last update was the victim was in surgery and still in serious condition. Police are not saying if they are actively looking for a suspect at this time. Stay with 8News for the latest.Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond More>>
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected at the site where the Church of the Holy Sepulcher now stands in the Old City of Jerusalem. While the source of the holy fire is a closely guarded secret, believers say the flame appears ... More>>
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia is revoking the charters of two fraternities for hazing. According to sources, the university announced Friday that it has terminated its organization agreements with Sigma Nu and Pi Kappa Alpha. The announcements said the incidents involved the "new member education process," but they did not provide specifics and U.Va. spokesman McGregor McCance declined to elaborate. Occupants of both fraternity houses will be allowed to stay until the... More>>
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.The number of confirmed dead rose to 32 when three bodies were found in the murky water near the ferry, said coast guard... More>>
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Two more people have died from injuries suffered in a car crash in Virginia Beach, increasing the toll to four. Sources report that police identified the latest victims as 38-year-old Marlo Teofila Bayot and 13-year-old Garbiel Kalani Proctor. Fourteen-year-old Cheyenne Desire Patricia Gurney and 10-year-old Chris Lailani Gurney also died in the Wednesday night crash. Three other people in the car were injured. Police say Bayot was driving the car carrying six passe... More>>
WASHINGTON (AP) - A judge in Washington has delayed giving her verdict in the trial of a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown on an assault charge. Judge Patricia Wynn had been expected to give her verdict in bodyguard Christopher Hollosy's trial Friday. But she delayed that until Monday. Wynn also said Brown's trial will begin on Monday. The singer appeared briefly in court Friday. Brown and Hollosy both face an assault charge after a Maryland man says they punched him outside a Washington hotel... More>>
Segway company River City Segs has hidden $3,000 worth of prizes in eggs all over Richmond and clues on how to find them are being released through social media. More>>
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.The find, announced Thursday, excited planet hunters who have been scouring the Milky Way galaxy for years for potentially habitable places outside our solar system."This is the best case for a habitable planet yet found. The results are absolutely r... More>>
A Richmond city councilman has a proposal to stop speeders on West Cary Street between Addison and Cherry streets near VCU - an additional $200 fine for speeding. More>>
Changes are coming to several downtown GRTC bus routes when the city opens its first ever transfer plaza. More>>
Friday’s announcement will shorten the amount of time violent felons will have to wait before applying for their rights to be restored. More>>
Mark P. Burns, 55, of West Fillmore Street in Petersburg, has been identified as the victim. More>>
A car thief was forced to pull over after a couple miles in the stolen vehicle because twin boys, age 7, who were in the car attacked him, police said.
It’s almost Easter and to help get you in the spirit of egg hunts and baskets, here's a fun graphic posted on DailyDish.com a way to create your own “Easter Bunny Name.”
A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV. More>>
A man’s life was spared at the last second in Iran after the mother of a man he murdered halted his public execution. More>>
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time. More>>
A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee. More>>
A Nebraska elementary school has apologized for passing out a flier containing nine questionable rules for dealing with bullies. More>>
Parents outraged with possible budget cuts to Richmond Public Schools want $3.8 million set to disappear from the school system budget to stay where it is and are going online to petition. More>>
Emergency crews are responding to a traffic accident on the 11000 block of Riverway Road. More>>
Lacey Holsworth did not stop smiling until cancer took her life. More>>
The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting in the city’s south side that put a man in the hospital early Friday morning. More>>
200 bluegill fish were reported dead in Fountain Lake on Wednesday. More>>
The FDA is warning doctors against using a procedure done on tens of thousands of American women every year.
The land value of Mayor Dwight Jones' home dropped more than $60,000 in one year. But his next door neighbor's land value dropped significantly less. More>>
There’s a new type of computer virus that locks up your files and asks for payment to fix everything. More>>
Would you know how to detect a head or neck cancer? This month VCU Massey Cancer Center is offering free screenings to help. More>>
Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.
The Petersburg Bureau of Police is conducting a death investigation after a lawn care company discovered a woman’s body in a wooded area.
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building. More>>
Richmond Police arrested 63-year-old Linwood Harris and charged him with the robbery of the dentures. More>>