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  • Police: 4 found Dead After Petersburg Fire

    Police: 4 found Dead After Petersburg Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:04:48 GMT
    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Petersburg police say they are investigating the deaths of four people after a house fire. Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt told media outlets that the fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Four bodies were found. Hyatt said authorities are handling the case like a homicide investigation because of the severity of the fire and the number of victims. She could not immediately say whether there was evidence of foul play. The identities of the victims and other detail...More >>
    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Petersburg police say they are investigating the deaths of four people after a house fire. Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt told media outlets that the fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Four bodies were found. Hyatt said authorities are handling the case like a homicide investigation because of the severity of the fire and the number of victims. She could not immediately say whether there was evidence of foul play. The identities of the victims and other detail...More >>
  • Shooting: Victim In Serious Condition After Surgery

    Shooting: Victim In Serious Condition After Surgery

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:19:42 GMT
    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 RichmondMore >>
    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 RichmondMore >>
  • UVA Revokes 2 Fraternities' Charters For Hazing

    UVA Revokes 2 Fraternities' Charters For Hazing

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:21:29 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Death Toll From Virginia Beach Crash Doubles To 4

    Death Toll From Virginia Beach Crash Doubles To 4

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:18:15 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • What's Your Easter Bunny Name?

    What's Your Easter Bunny Name?

    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.”More >>
    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.”
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  • Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

    Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:09:08 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Burger Chain Easter Ad Featuring Blunt-Smoking Jesus Raises Eyebrows

    Burger Chain Easter Ad Featuring Blunt-Smoking Jesus Raises Eyebrows

    Seattle-based local burger chain Lunchbox Laboratory is turning heads with its Easter advertisement featuring Jesus holding a lit joint.More >>
    Seattle-based local burger chain Lunchbox Laboratory is turning heads with its Easter advertisement featuring Jesus holding a lit joint.More >>
  • Rapper Andre Johnson Severs Penis, Jumps off Building, but Survives

    Rapper Andre Johnson Severs Penis, Jumps off Building, but Survives

    Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.More >>
    Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.
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  • Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

    Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

    A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV.More >>
    A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV.More >>
  • River City Segs Holding City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt with Big Prizes

    River City Segs Holding City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt with Big Prizes

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Police Identify Body Found Behind Harley-Davidson

    Police Identify Body Found Behind Harley-Davidson

    Mark P. Burns, 55, of West Fillmore Street in Petersburg, has been identified as the victim.More >>
    Mark P. Burns, 55, of West Fillmore Street in Petersburg, has been identified as the victim.More >>
  • Emergency Crews Respond to Major Accident on Riverway Road

    Emergency Crews Respond to Major Accident on Riverway Road

    Emergency crews are responding to a traffic accident on the 11000 block of Riverway Road.More >>
    Emergency crews are responding to a traffic accident on the 11000 block of Riverway Road.More >>
  • Emporia Police Seek Bank Fraud Suspect

    Emporia Police Seek Bank Fraud Suspect

    The Emporia Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating a black man accused of unlawfully cashing checks.More >>
    The Emporia Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating a black man accused of unlawfully cashing checks.More >>
  • Twins, 7, Attack Carjacker With Fists and Rubber Snake

    Twins, 7, Attack Carjacker With Fists and Rubber Snake

    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.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.
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  • Armed Robber Was Never Told to Report to Prison

    Armed Robber Was Never Told to Report to Prison

    After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.More >>
    After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.
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  • Nabisco Fights Anti-Gay Backlash over ‘Wholesome’ Ad with ‘Love’

    Nabisco Fights Anti-Gay Backlash over ‘Wholesome’ Ad with ‘Love’

    The new “This is Wholesome” Nabisco ad for Honey Maid and Teddy Grahams is causing a stir among anti-gay groups, but the company is fighting the negativity with another add called “Love.”More >>
    The new “This is Wholesome” Nabisco ad for Honey Maid and Teddy Grahams is causing a stir among anti-gay groups, but the company is fighting the negativity with another add called “Love.”More >>
  • Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Pets

    Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Pets

    Friday, November 1 2013 11:30 PM EDT2013-11-02 03:30:31 GMT
    RICHMOND/CHERSTERFIELD (WRIC) - Dogs and sometimes cats are man's best friend. And some people are willing to spend hundreds to keep those pets happy and living in style. The lifestyle of the rich andMore >>
    Some people are willing to spend hundreds to keep those pets happy and living in style.More >>
  • Mayor Jones’ Property Tax Drops Dramatically in One Year

    Mayor Jones’ Property Tax Drops Dramatically in One 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 >>
    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 >>
  • Hundreds of Fish Found Dead in Byrd Park Lake

    Hundreds of Fish Found Dead in Byrd Park Lake

    200 bluegill fish were reported dead in Fountain Lake on Wednesday.More >>
    200 bluegill fish were reported dead in Fountain Lake on Wednesday.More >>
  • Iranian Man Spared Execution at Last Second By Victim's Mother

    Iranian Man Spared Execution at Last Second By Victim's Mother

    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 man’s life was spared at the last second in Iran after the mother of a man he murdered halted his public execution.More >>
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