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    2 Sisters Charged In GRTC Stabbing Incident Video included

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    A young woman was stabbed multiple times on a GRTC bus traveling on West Broad and Bowe Streets near VCU Monday afternoon. Two women involved in the incident have been taken into police custody. More>>

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    Restaurants Offer Discounts During Redskins Training Camp

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    Washington Redskins Training camp starts on Thursday and nearby restaurant owners hope the thousands who visit the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training center, will also visit local businesses as well. More>>

    Mental Health Panel Headed by Deeds Holds First Meeting

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    Virginia lawmakers are promising a top-to-bottom review of the state's mental health system with the goal of making it a model for the rest of the country. More>>

    Woman, 21, Pleads Guilty in Murder of Samantha Myers

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    According to court documents, a 21-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Samantha Myers.
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    McCollum Announces Intention to Run for Marsh's Seat Video included

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    On Monday, Rudolph "Rudy" C. McCollum, a private practice attorney and former Richmond city mayor, announced his intention to run for the seat of retiring senator Henry L. Marsh. More>>

    Employee Shot, Killed Outside Henrico McDonald's Video included

    A man was shot while standing outside a Henrico McDonald's Sunday evening; he later died from his injuries. A man was shot while standing outside a Henrico McDonald's Sunday evening; he later died from his injuries.
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    Police are investigating, after a man was shot and killed while standing outside a Henrico McDonald's Sunday evening.
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    Increased TSA Fee Jacks Up the Price of Flights Video included

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    The price of your next flight is going up -- but the airlines aren't to blame this time. More>>

    Father Finds Man Abusing Son, Beats Him Unconscious

    Raymond Frolander, 18, faces a charge of sexual battery of a child. Raymond Frolander, 18, faces a charge of sexual battery of a child.
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    A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend. More>>

    Victim Identified in Richmond Fatal Motorcycle Accident on I-95

    One person is dead after an early Sunday morning crash on I-95 Southbound near Bells Road in Richmond. More>>

    Group Wants to Expose City of Richmond's Website Problems Video included

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    Have you had issues with the City of Richmond's website? Rick Tatnall has, and he wants to do something about it. More>>

    Chesterfield Police Host Kickoff for 'National Night Out'

    National Night Out is August 5, when residents are encouraged to have block parties and meet Chesterfield safety officials National Night Out is August 5, when residents are encouraged to have block parties and meet Chesterfield safety officials
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    Chesterfield police are getting ready for this year's National Night Out, and they hope the event will help solve multiple missing person cases."It's really important that we unite the community with the police department, the fire department and sheriff's department, to be one strong force against crime,” said Corporal Scott Gordon with the Chesterfield County Police Department.That's the message Chesterfield officials spread Sunday afternoon at the kickoff for National Night Out. This is th... More>>

    Celebrate 45 Years Since Man's First Steps On Moon

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    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Now's the time to get moonstruck.Forty-five years ago Sunday, Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong's "one small step ... one giant leap" on the dusty lunar surface July 20, 1969, still stirs hearts.You can join the celebration, without needing to travel to the launch site at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, where NASA will honor Armstrong on Monday with a renaming ceremony of the historic Operati... More>>

    Rare Blue Colored Red King Crab Caught In Alaska

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    NOME, Alaska (AP) -- A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.Media outlets report Frank McFarland found the blue crab in his pot when fishing on July Fourth off Nome. The blue crab is being kept alive at the Norton Sound Seafood Center until McFarland can have it mounted.The rare crab has become a rock star of sorts, with people showing up at the center to have their photos taken with it.Scott Kent, with the Alaska Department of Fis... More>>

    Israel Says 13 Soldiers Killed In Gaza Fight

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    JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says 13 soldiers have been killed in fighting with Hamas militants in Gaza.The military says the soldiers were killing during its ground offensive Sunday.The deaths bring the total Israeli military casualties to 18. Two civilians have been killed by mortar and rocket attacks on Israel. Dozens of soldiers have been wounded.At least 425 Palestinians have been killed in the near two-week conflict that shows no signs of stopping.THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDAT... More>>

    Police: Movie, TV Legend James Garner Dies

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. He was 86.He was found dead of natural causes at his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles Saturday evening, Los Angeles police officer Alonzo Iniquez said early Sunday.Police responded to a call around 8 p.m. PDT and confirmed Garner's identity from family me... More>>

    Woman Posted Selfies In Stolen Dress

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    WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) -- Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.Media outlets report that police arrested 27-year-old Danielle Saxton, of West Frankfort, earlier this month on misdemeanor retail theft charges. She's free on her own recognizance.Authorities say a distinctive leopard-print dress was among the items stolen July 11 from Mortie... More>>

    Emporia Community Promises to Rebuild After Church Fire

    A fire destroyed the back part of Calvary Baptist Church in Emporia A fire destroyed the back part of Calvary Baptist Church in Emporia
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    The Emporia community is devastated after part of Calvary Baptist Church on Main Street was destroyed in a fire Saturday."It's a terrible disaster,” said Senior Pastor Walter Laseter.“I've been a member since 1940s. I joined when I was just a kid,” said Robert Grizzard, staring at the rubble.Saturday afternoon, fire crews were demolishing part of the church, which is more than 100 years old.The back of the building caught fire around 6 a.m."It was burning, it was black smoke. Real bad fire,” ... More>>

    Driver Dies in Early Morning Crash

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    Early Saturday morning, Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Old Church Road just south of the Hanover Line in New Kent County.Rodney B. Flesher Jr., 21, of North Chesterfield, Va was driving his1998 Ford Mustangsouth on Old Church Road when he ran off the road and struck a tree. Flesher died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.Troopers investigating the scene determined that speed was a factor in the crash.The crash remains under investigation. More>>

    Crews Battle Church Fire in Emporia

    Smoke bellows from the fire at the Calvary Church in Emporia. Smoke bellows from the fire at the Calvary Church in Emporia.
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    Crews have been on the scene of a fire at Calvary Church on Main Street in Emporia since around 6:30 Saturday morning. As of 9am the church is still fully engulfed. They are are expected to be on scene till later this afternoon.Assisting the Emporia Fire Department are Jarratt and Lawrenceville fire crews. Police have been called in for crowd control.Stay with 8News for updates. More>>

    Pres. Obama: At Least 1 American Dead in MH17 Crash

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    The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. More>>

    Henrico Development Brings Traffic Concerns Video included

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    Henrico County is experiencing a growth spurt. There are 321,374 residents in the county! More>>

    Henrico County Offers Plenty of Summer Attractions Video included

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    Henrico County tourism officials are in the middle of a busy summer for visitors. More>>

    Man, 80, Traps Burglar In Bathroom Until Police Arrive Video included

    When Herman Carter found an intruder in his bathroom, he held him captive until police arrived. When Herman Carter found an intruder in his bathroom, he held him captive until police arrived.
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    "He couldn't get away because my grip exceeded his," 80-year-old Herman Carter explained calmly. More>>

    Petersburg Police Chief Speaks on Alleged Attack by Officers Video included

    Devin Thomas (center) stands with his attorneys. Devin Thomas (center) stands with his attorneys.
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    Petersburg’s police chief is finally speaking out about accusations that one of his officers attacked a young man. More>>

    Washington Redskins Announce Ticket Lottery for Fan Appreciation Day, Patriots Practices

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    In a surprising announcement, the Washington Redskins announced a ticket lottery for both Fan Appreciation Day and the Redskins-Patriots joint practice sessions. More>>

    8News on the Move: LIVE from RIR Amphitheater!

    On Friday, we're broadcasting LIVE from the RIR Ampitheater...don't miss out on all the action! On Friday, we're broadcasting LIVE from the RIR Ampitheater...don't miss out on all the action!
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    Once again, 8News in on the move! On Friday starting at 5 p.m., we're reporting LIVE from the RIR Amphitheater for their summer concert series.
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    Del. Morrissey Gets Trial Date in Teen Sex Crimes Case

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    Del. Joe Morrissey (D-Henrico) was back in court Friday morning to be arraigned on multiple sex charges for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl who worked for him. More>>

    Angry Residents: What Can Halt Prostitution on Richmond's Southside? Video included

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    Fed up with prostitution, folks in one Southside Richmond neighborhood are asking the city's top cop what's being done to stop the crime. More>>

    3 Meerkat Pups Born at Metro Richmond Zoo

    3 meerkat pups were born at the Metro Richmond Zoo on June 25. They recently opened their eyes and emerged! (Photos: Metro Richmond Zoo) 3 meerkat pups were born at the Metro Richmond Zoo on June 25. They recently opened their eyes and emerged! (Photos: Metro Richmond Zoo)
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    An animal family at the Metro Richmond Zoo recently expanded: a meerkat mom gave birth to three adorable pups! More>>

    Police Seek Men Who Tried to Rob Richmond Hotel

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    Two men who attempted to rob a hotel last Sunday are now being sought by police. More>>

    Three Indicted in Murder of Richmond Jewelry Store Clerk Video included

    Paul Townes, Jr., Jermeaka Gorham and Anthony Lenard have all been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the death of Muhammad Baig in May. Paul Townes, Jr., Jermeaka Gorham and Anthony Lenard have all been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the death of Muhammad Baig in May.
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    Three people have been indicted in the May murder of a downtown Richmond jewelry store clerk, according to court documents. More>>

    Death of Rusty Mack: Day 2 of Blair Dacey Trial Video included

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    On Thursday, the Commonwealth and defense attorney for Blair Dacey rested their cases. Dacey is the final person accused in the beating death of Colonial Heights man Rusty Mack. More>>

    Open Letter Supports Shockoe Baseball Plan Video included

    This open letter, posted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, lists several groups as supporters of the controversial Shockoe Stadium plan. This open letter, posted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, lists several groups as supporters of the controversial Shockoe Stadium plan.
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    Supporters of a Shockoe Bottom stadium put out a bold public appeal this morning: they paid for a very visible political ad in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. More>>

    REPORT: More Teens Dying in Accidents Without Seat Belts Video included

    More teens are dying in crashes while not wearing their safety belts, according to a newly-released report. More teens are dying in crashes while not wearing their safety belts, according to a newly-released report.
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    Shocking new numbers show more teens that are dying in car crashes are not wearing their seat belts. More>>

    Help A Child: Henrico CASA Needs Volunteers Video included

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    The nonprofit Henrico CASA-which stands for Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates-desperately needs volunteers.
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    Residents Call for Prostitution Crackdown Along Jeff Davis Highway Video included

    Although prositution has been a known problem in the area along Jeff Davis Highway for years, residents say it's completely out of control. Although prositution has been a known problem in the area along Jeff Davis Highway for years, residents say it's completely out of control.
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    There's sex for sale on the streets of Southside Richmond and neighbors say it's out of control. More>>

    Richmond Man's Contribution to Medical Research Could Change Lives Video included

    Medical Illustrator Makes A Difference Medical Illustrator Makes A Difference
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    You've probably never heard of the term medical illustrator; however, the people who choose this career path have the ability to change out lives and the course of medicine. More>>

    The Witness to War Project Comes to Powhatan Video included

    The Witness to War project is recording stories of local World War II veterans. The Witness to War project is recording stories of local World War II veterans.
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    World War II veterans are passing away at an ever increasing rate.  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says 555 of these men and women die every day, but now some in our area will live on forever, thanks to a special program in Powhatan County.  The Witness to War project is recording the stories of about thirty local veterans. More>>

    New Trial for Man Convicted of West End Rape

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    A new trial has been set for a man convicted of raping a woman outside the Shoppes at Innsbrook last year.
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    Thanks to Facebook, Police Quickly Nab Jefferson Hotel Copper Thief

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    Richmond Police credit Facebook with helping them identify a man they say stole $15,000 worth of copper planters from the Jefferson Hotel last week. More>>

    PHOTO: Person of Interest in Henrico Food Lion Shooting Video included

    Have you seen this person? Call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Have you seen this person? Call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.
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    Police have released a photo of a person of interest in a Henrico Food Lion shooting Monday evening. A security guard was shot in the neck. More>>

    EXCLUSIVE: Victim Records Terrifying Chesterfield Road Rage Incident

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    Chesterfield Police are investigating a road rage incident after a woman says a man on a motorcycle violently kicked and dented her car at an intersection on Midlothian Turnpike. More>>

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