(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>>
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 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 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>>
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.
To help save lives, the Chesterfield Adult Services Interagency Task Force and Chesterfield Triad have partnered to provide the Yellow Dot Program to county residents.
The city of Petersburg is ripping down old homes that have become eyesores.The city has partnered with the military over the past few years for the program named "Operation Renew". On Tuesday, the Virginia National Guard demolished two homes on Dunlop Street. The city's goal is to destroy safe havens drug dealers other criminal activity.
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>>
A dramatic rescue in the midst of violent flooding in Arizona was caught on the camera. More>>
A rescue kitten has gone from living on the edge to sitting in the catbird seat, after winning a coveted part in a new Broadway revival. 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.
Before you enjoy a cold one, you might want to check the label.
A patient in California is being tested for Ebola Tuesday. More>>
This morning should be a pleasant and warm wake up, with partly sunny skies overhead. More>>
Protesters and police faced off again in Ferguson, Mo. overnight, with a thrown water bottle briefly re-igniting the turmoil – but authorities are hopeful that unrest in the St. Louis suburb is reaching a turning point. 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>>
(AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside an Austin courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."The Republican, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was indicted after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors. He has long called the case a political ploy, and supporters chanting his name and holding signs - some say... More>>
Just when Richmond school leaders thought things couldn't get worse, an unexpected discovery at one of the district's largest high schools has left them scrambling to get repairs done.John Marshall High School was supposed to get a new roof eventually but after workers discovered part of the ceiling was leaking in the science wing of the classroom...
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>>
(CNNMoney) - To raise a child born in 2013 to the age of 18, it will cost a middle-income couple just over $245,000, according to newly released estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That's up $4,260, or almost 2%, from the year before. Estimates can vary widely depending on where you live and how much you earn. High-income families who live in the urban Northeast, for example, are projected to spend nearly $455,000 to raise their child to the age of 18, while low-income rural ... 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>>
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>>
Backpacks, notebooks and pencils. You are getting your child ready for class, but have you even thought of a back to school health checklist?Here are recommendations from doctors at Patient First. More>>
(AP) - Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. says there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway.They were sold in Canada, the Domini... More>>
Investigators are seeking the public's help in the death investigation of a man whose body was found inside a burned minivan in Mechanicsville on August 9.
(AP) - A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.Mario Alejandro, who served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, received a phone call from Six Flags Great Adventure President John Fitzgerald on Saturday apologizing, and he accepted, NJ.com reported.Alejandro, a father of three from Woodbridge, said he went to the park with his family on Aug. 9 wearing the shirt, which was... More>>
(CNN) - St. Louis police confirmed to media Tuesday afternoon that there has been another police involved shooting, not far from the city of Ferguson, where an unarmed teenager was shot and killed just days earlier.The incident took place outside of a convenience store where authorities say a man tried to rob the store while brandishing a knife.Once police arrived on the scene, authorities were unable to get the man to put down his weapon and he reportedly tried to attack police officers."The... More>>
Less than a week after Virginia Commonwealth University announced that men's basketball senior guard Briante Weber would be suspended after violating team rules, a misdemeanor charge Weber faced in court may be dropped.Weber was charged with one count of petit larceny for an incident that occurred on July 25.That charge may be dropped once Weber completes 50 hours of community service. In addition, he would have to perform the service at a non-profit organization and pay restitution in order... More>>
The Ferguson police officer who has gone into hiding after being named as the cop who shot Michael Brown is not a "cold-blood murderer" as depicted by his harshest critics, but a man without a temper who is "struggling" with the aftermath of the shooting, his friend told ABC News. More>>
Yesterday defense attorneys tried to show just how broken the McDonnell's marriage was.
The man who violently stabbed 44-year-old Della Scott dead and left 44-year-old Carolyn Chapman in the hospital with serious injuries will spend life behind bars. More>>
The Chesterfield and Colonial Heights Alliance for Social Ministry (CCHASM) is hosting the Spirit 76 Ride Saturday, September 6. More>>
Check it out! Some of the team from 8News decided to buck up and take the plunge into the deep end, doing the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. More>>
Longtime announcer Don Pardo, the booming voice of “Saturday Night Live,” died Monday at 96. More>>
The man charged with assaulting two Starbucks employees and a police officer is in court today. More>>
Legally blind and 62 years old runner, David Kuhn is not letting anything stop him from running across country to reach a goal.
Vivacious, a musical tribute honoring RnB singer Minnie Riperton, chronicles her life, music, and times growing up in Chicago to her international stardom in Hollywood.
Girl Scouts of the USA may be best known for selling delicious cookies door to door each year, but when it comes to summertime activities the organization is thinking way outside the box these days.... and we're not talking about s'mores! More>>
Each day when the nightly violence in Ferguson, Missouri, subsides, Erma Dupree and other volunteers descend on the tense town's streets to sweep up the broken glass, shell casings and flung bottles.Dupree, 55, has been driving from her St. Louis home to Ferguson every day since last Monday.“I clean up the streets for about three hours during the day. I don't want to be around that area at night because of the tear gas being fired at the riots,” Dupree said.“It was just horrific. There was mo... More>>
Rapper and young activist, who goes by the name Haiku, has documented the entire Ferguson situation on social media from the streets of Ferguson has turned the 29-year-old into a sort of viral sensation. More>>
Low clouds and fog are going to be an issue for your morning commute, so be aware and keep those low lights on.
The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control amid reports of looting at a Liberian health center and the isolation of a traveler from Sierra Leone here in the U.S. More>>
An eye opening report from the Richmond city auditor was released at Monday night's school board meeting. The audit focused on nutrition services, training and development, and workers compensation.Millions and millions of dollars are spent in these areas and auditors found some of it is not being tracked, monitored, or accounted for.The majority of the problems were found in workers compensation claims paid by the Richmond Public School System.City auditors say the problem is RPS relies on a... 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>>
(CNN) – As a mother deals with the death of her son, she was dealt another piece of devastating news after being told her son's eye donation was rejected, because he was a homosexual. There has been an outpouring of support and debate on if the rules for organ and blood donation should be adjusted. “I was very happy to hear that a 14-year-old boy got his heart. He would have really liked that,” said the late 16-year-old's mother, Sheryl Moore. According to Moore, her son's liver, kidneys,... More>>
Criminals will now be given the opportunity to fight for a job at Richmond Public Schools.Before Monday night, those with felonies and certain misdemeanors were ineligible but the school board voted that everyone will now have the chance to explain their situation to the superintendent. He can then present the case to the school board.“We have to find a way not to exclude people that are potentially viable in our school district because of something they did at the age of 18 or 20 or in their... More>>
It's a social media sensation that is chilling participants but providing awareness on a disease impacting thousands of men and women. The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has become part of millions of users' Facebook news feeds and Twitter timelines, as people from all walks of life donate to The ALS Association or pour ice-cold water on their heads. More>>
Just 15 days before students head back to class, Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones is responding to a new report that finds the city's public schools need at least $35 million in repairs. School leaders say major maintenance projects like replacing HVAC systems and crumbling buildings can't wait any longer. "I've got grandmothers calling me begging that their grandchild doesn't get put in a basement because they have asthma and we have mold issues," says School Board member, Kim Gray. "We have ... More>>
Chesterfield County Police are searching for the man who robbed a pizza delivery driver Sunday evening in county.According to police, the victim was in his vehicle at the intersection of Jacobs and Fordham Roads when a man approached him, flashing a handgun and demanding money.After making off with an undisclosed amount of money, the man fled on foot.The suspect is described by authorities as a white male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches to six feet tall with a stocky build. He was last seen we... More>>
Police have arrested and charged a teen in connection to a Henrico shooting on Newbridge Road. More>>
Support a great cause and try some delectable treats at the 9th annual Gilbane Restaurant Walk, hosted by the Hospital Hospitality House. More>>
A Hull Street Circle K was robbed in broad daylight on Sunday and police are still searching for the suspect.