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  • Video Appears to Show Beheading of Journalist James Foley, Who Went Missing in Syria

    Video Appears to Show Beheading of Journalist James Foley, Who Went Missing in Syria

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:58 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:58:37 GMT
    James Foley (PHOTO: ABC News)James Foley (PHOTO: ABC News)
    A disturbing video posted online appears to show a militant beheading American journalist James Foley and threatening a second American captive with a similar fate.More >>
    A disturbing video posted online appears to show a militant beheading American journalist James Foley and threatening a second American captive with a similar fate.More >>
  • Virginia Same-Sex Marriages Placed on Hold by Supreme Court

    Virginia Same-Sex Marriages Placed on Hold by Supreme Court

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:03:08 GMT
    (AP) - Less than a day before same-sex couples could begin getting married in Virginia, the Supreme Court in Washington has placed a hold on those marriages.The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided no explanation for its order.Without court intervention, same-sex couples would have been allowed to wed as of Thursday.In January, the ju...More >>
    (AP) - Less than a day before same-sex couples could begin getting married in Virginia, the Supreme Court in Washington has placed a hold on those marriages.The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided no explanation for its order.Without court intervention, same-sex couples would have been allowed to wed as of Thursday.In January, the ju...More >>
  • Bob McDonnell Takes Stand In Corruption Trial

    Bob McDonnell Takes Stand In Corruption Trial

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:35:09 GMT
    On Thursday, the prosecuting attorneys rested their case in the McDonnell trial. The defense is set to begin on Monday. (AP Photo)On Thursday, the prosecuting attorneys rested their case in the McDonnell trial. The defense is set to begin on Monday. (AP Photo)
    The financial expert hired by the defense was hit hard by prosecution on the stand while he testified this morning in court for former governor Bob McDonnell's corruption trial.More >>
    The financial expert hired by the defense was hit hard by prosecution on the stand while he testified this morning in court for former governor Bob McDonnell's corruption trial.More >>
  • Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage Thursday

    Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage Thursday

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:56:34 GMT
    Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, gay couples could start getting married in Virginia as soon as August 21. (AP Photo)Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, gay couples could start getting married in Virginia as soon as August 21. (AP Photo)
    The State Registrar of Vital Records is drafting a revised marriage license form that will be used if the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' order ending Virginia's same-sex marriage ban goes into effect Thursday morning.More >>
    The State Registrar of Vital Records is drafting a revised marriage license form that will be used if the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' order ending Virginia's same-sex marriage ban goes into effect Thursday morning.More >>
  • VA Girl Gets Class Ring Back After It Was Lost in NC

    VA Girl Gets Class Ring Back After It Was Lost in NC

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:07:38 GMT
    A young girl from Kilmarnock will be able to return to school with a prized possession thanks to the kindness of strangers.While on a family trip, Holly Smith, a high school senior, lost her class ring during a family trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Her mother, Cammie, said that her daughter was devastated by the loss and the family searched for the ring, with no success.The ring held deep sentimental value to the teenager, who is intellectually disabled.“Holly got her class ring t...More >>
    A young girl from Kilmarnock will be able to return to school with a prized possession thanks to the kindness of strangers.While on a family trip, Holly Smith, a high school senior, lost her class ring during a family trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Her mother, Cammie, said that her daughter was devastated by the loss and the family searched for the ring, with no success.The ring held deep sentimental value to the teenager, who is intellectually disabled.“Holly got her class ring t...More >>
  • Dogs Saved From Public Trash Compactor In Lunenburg County

    Dogs Saved From Public Trash Compactor In Lunenburg County

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-09 00:55:36 GMT
    Courtesy: Lunenburg County Sheriff's DepartmentCourtesy: Lunenburg County Sheriff's Department
    The Lunenburg County Sheriff's Office is looking for leads about who dumped four dogs into a public trash compactor on oral oaks road august 1st.An animal control officer got them out in the nick of time, saving their lives.The four dogs have received medical care and are now available for adoption at the Southside SPCAAnyone with information can call Lunenburg County Sheriff's Department at 434-696-4452. Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of RichmondMore >>
    The Lunenburg County Sheriff's Office is looking for leads about who dumped four dogs into a public trash compactor on oral oaks road august 1st.An animal control officer got them out in the nick of time, saving their lives.The four dogs have received medical care and are now available for adoption at the Southside SPCAAnyone with information can call Lunenburg County Sheriff's Department at 434-696-4452. Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of RichmondMore >>
  • Food Safety Specialists Warn Not to Eat Canned Soups, Sauces by Corfinio Foods

    Food Safety Specialists Warn Not to Eat Canned Soups, Sauces by Corfinio Foods

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:45:31 GMT
    Food safety staff from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is warning people not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond.More >>
    Food safety staff from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is warning people not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond.
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  • Virginia Mom Pleads Guilty in Child Tattooing Case

    Virginia Mom Pleads Guilty in Child Tattooing Case

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:53:30 GMT
    A mother is headed to jail after admitting she used a heated razor blade to try and remove tattoos police say a baby sitter put on her two young daughters.More >>
    A mother is headed to jail after admitting she used a heated razor blade to try and remove tattoos police say a baby sitter put on her two young daughters.
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  • Ferguson Shooting Grand Jury Could Decide in October Whether to Charge Cop

    Ferguson Shooting Grand Jury Could Decide in October Whether to Charge Cop

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:10:05 GMT
    Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, shown in this screen shot via Facebook, earned police honor before fatal shooting. (PHOTO: ABC News)Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, shown in this screen shot via Facebook, earned police honor before fatal shooting. (PHOTO: ABC News)
    The grand jury looking into the Ferguson police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown could take up to two months to hear all the evidence and decide whether or not to indict the police officer.More >>
    The grand jury looking into the Ferguson police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown could take up to two months to hear all the evidence and decide whether or not to indict the police officer.More >>
  • 'Throwback Thursday' Pic Captures Now-Married Couple in Preschool Parade

    'Throwback Thursday' Pic Captures Now-Married Couple in Preschool Parade

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:23:46 GMT
    Source: Jason Roth | ABC NewsSource: Jason Roth | ABC News
    The story of a now-viral Halloween photo started nearly a decade ago when a Florida man, Jason Roth, called his then-girlfriend, Jessica, with an unlikely question.“I said, ‘Were you by chance ever a genie?,'” Jason Roth told ABC News. “And she said, ‘Oh my gosh, I was.'”“I said, ‘Well I think you're two feet away from me in this picture I have,'” Roth recalled.The photo shows Jason Roth in a Superman outfit with Jessica just a few steps off to his side dressed as a genie."It's not like she's...More >>
    The story of a now-viral Halloween photo started nearly a decade ago when a Florida man, Jason Roth, called his then-girlfriend, Jessica, with an unlikely question.“I said, ‘Were you by chance ever a genie?,'” Jason Roth told ABC News. “And she said, ‘Oh my gosh, I was.'”“I said, ‘Well I think you're two feet away from me in this picture I have,'” Roth recalled.The photo shows Jason Roth in a Superman outfit with Jessica just a few steps off to his side dressed as a genie."It's not like she's...More >>
  • California Patient Being Tested for Ebola

    California Patient Being Tested for Ebola

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:02:16 GMT
    A patient in California is being tested for Ebola Tuesday.More >>
    A patient in California is being tested for Ebola Tuesday.More >>
  • Chesterfield Crews Knock Down Midlothian House Fire

    Chesterfield Crews Knock Down Midlothian House Fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:01:41 GMT
    A house fire in Chesterfield forced one person to be transported to an area hospital Wednesday afternoon.According to firefighters, a fire in the living room of a home in the 3100 block of Terrybluff Drive in Midlothian was quickly brought under control shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.One person was inside the home at the time of the fire and was transported to a local hospital.It is unclear what the intent of the victim's injuries is, if any.This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for...More >>
    A house fire in Chesterfield forced one person to be transported to an area hospital Wednesday afternoon.According to firefighters, a fire in the living room of a home in the 3100 block of Terrybluff Drive in Midlothian was quickly brought under control shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.One person was inside the home at the time of the fire and was transported to a local hospital.It is unclear what the intent of the victim's injuries is, if any.This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for...More >>
  • Robin Williams’ Inspiring Message to Ill Fan Before His Death

    Robin Williams’ Inspiring Message to Ill Fan Before His Death

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:28:22 GMT
    Source: ABC NewsSource: ABC News
    (ABC News) - Before he apparently took his own life, Robin Williams sent an inspiring message to a young New Zealand woman battling terminal cancer.Vivian Waller, who's in an Auckland hospice suffering from lung, bowel and liver cancer, made a five-item bucket list after her cancer diagnosis in January, according to New Zealand's Sunday Star-Times. One of those items was to meet Williams.When Waller, 21, became too ill to travel to the United States, a friend reached out to Williams, who reco...More >>
    (ABC News) - Before he apparently took his own life, Robin Williams sent an inspiring message to a young New Zealand woman battling terminal cancer.Vivian Waller, who's in an Auckland hospice suffering from lung, bowel and liver cancer, made a five-item bucket list after her cancer diagnosis in January, according to New Zealand's Sunday Star-Times. One of those items was to meet Williams.When Waller, 21, became too ill to travel to the United States, a friend reached out to Williams, who reco...More >>
  • List of Clergy Ready to Perform Legal Gay Marriage in VA Released

    List of Clergy Ready to Perform Legal Gay Marriage in VA Released

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:07:25 GMT
    The People of Faith for Equality in Virginia (POFEV) released a list of 66 clergy ready to officiate and marry same-sex couples on the day the ruling becomes final.More >>
    The People of Faith for Equality in Virginia (POFEV) released a list of 66 clergy ready to officiate and marry same-sex couples on the day the ruling becomes final.More >>
  • Southside Regional Hospital Responds to Security Breach

    Southside Regional Hospital Responds to Security Breach

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:50:46 GMT
    Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with (employed by) Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber-attack by a foreign-based intruder. More >>
    Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with (employed by) Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber-attack by a foreign-based intruder. More >>
  • Man Braves Muddy Flood Waters to Rescue Elderly Woman From Car

    Man Braves Muddy Flood Waters to Rescue Elderly Woman From Car

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:15:14 GMT
    MCSO crews rescue a woman trapped in flood waters. (PHOTO: ABC News)MCSO crews rescue a woman trapped in flood waters. (PHOTO: ABC News)
    A dramatic rescue in the midst of violent flooding in Arizona was caught on the camera.More >>
    A dramatic rescue in the midst of violent flooding in Arizona was caught on the camera.More >>
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