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  • Ashland Police Makes Arrest in Felony Child Endangerment Case

    Ashland Police Makes Arrest in Felony Child Endangerment Case

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:38:27 GMT
    Joseph LawsonJoseph Lawson
    On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court in Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department. The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month...More >>
    On Friday (August 29) Joseph Lawson, 25 years old of the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court in Richmond, was arrested for two counts of felony child endangerment subsequent to an investigation completed by the Ashland Police Department. The investigation, initiated through information provided by the public and conducted with the assistance of Hanover County Child Protective Services and The Child Advocacy Center in Richmond, concluded that Lawson assaulted a 3 year old child over a several month...More >>
  • 10 Year Old Hurt In Hunting Accident

    10 Year Old Hurt In Hunting Accident

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:19:52 GMT
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident off of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie County. The call came in around 3:30pm Monday for a 10-year-old who was rushed to the Southside Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries resulting from a shotgun pellet that is used in hunting birds. He sustained injuries to the torso and shoulder. Officials said that the hunting party was shooting dove, since it was the first day of the dove hunting s...More >>
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident off of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie County. The call came in around 3:30pm Monday for a 10-year-old who was rushed to the Southside Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries resulting from a shotgun pellet that is used in hunting birds. He sustained injuries to the torso and shoulder. Officials said that the hunting party was shooting dove, since it was the first day of the dove hunting s...More >>
  • Who Defaced J.E.B. Stuart Statue in Richmond?

    Who Defaced J.E.B. Stuart Statue in Richmond?

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:50:51 GMT
    Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas)Who vandalized the J.E.B. Stuart statue on Lombardy and Monument Avenues? 8News is working to get answers...watch 8News tonight for more details. (Photo courtesy: William Thomas)
    Who defaced a statue of a Civil War general? A resident in the area reached out to 8News to find out who's behind the crime.More >>
    Who defaced a statue of a Civil War general? A resident in the area reached out to 8News to find out who's behind the crime.More >>
  • Kidney Swap Saves Local Man's Life

    Kidney Swap Saves Local Man's Life

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:41:17 GMT
    The National Kidney Registry helped to facilitate the Sheltons' kidney swap with other donors. (Courtesy: Tamika Shelton)The National Kidney Registry helped to facilitate the Sheltons' kidney swap with other donors. (Courtesy: Tamika Shelton)
    How far would you go to give your loved one a better life? Tamika Shelton's six-month journey spanned the country and finally ended last week at VCU Medical Center. She donated her kidney to a complete stranger to help her own husband.More >>
    How far would you go to give your loved one a better life? Tamika Shelton's six-month journey spanned the country and finally ended last week at VCU Medical Center. She donated her kidney to a complete stranger to help her own husband.More >>
  • App Helps Return Widower's Stolen Photos of Late Wife

    App Helps Return Widower's Stolen Photos of Late Wife

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:32:54 GMT
    Days before the wedding, Erica was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Photo courtesy: Dave Lacey/CNN)Days before the wedding, Erica was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Photo courtesy: Dave Lacey/CNN)
    The one item he stressed in his police report was his wife's Canon camera."It just didn't seem fair," he recalls, "because after all that we went through, to lose those, ...More >>
    The one item he stressed in his police report was his wife's Canon camera."It just didn't seem fair," he recalls, "because after all that we went through, to lose those, ...More >>
  • Culpeper Authorities Capture Escaped Inmate

    Culpeper Authorities Capture Escaped Inmate

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:24:55 GMT
    Horace Thompson Owens Jr.Horace Thompson Owens Jr.
    Horace Thompson Owens Jr, 33, is in custody after he escaped from the Culpeper County Jail.More >>
    Horace Thompson Owens Jr, 33, is in custody after he escaped from the Culpeper County Jail.More >>
  • Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties Of Regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product Due To Ingredient Supplier's Out-Of-Standard Storage Temperatures

    Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties Of Regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product Due To Ingredient Supplier's Out-Of-Standard Storage Temperatures

    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance...More >>
    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance...More >>
  • Outcry Over Petersburg Police Memos Grows

    SPECIAL REPORT: Petersburg Police Memos Raise Legal Concerns

    Internal emails in the Petersburg Police Department, uncovered by 8News, are raising some serious questions about the objectivity of officers testifying in court, sending shockwaves through the local legalMore >>
    Emails instruct officers not to speak to defense attorneys, but is justice being compromised? A.J. Lagoe investigates...More >>
  • Texas Mom Creates Phone App To Keep Kids From Ignoring Parents

    Texas Mom Creates Phone App To Keep Kids From Ignoring Parents

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:47:08 GMT
    Source: ABC NewsSource: ABC News
    (ABC NEWS) - A Texas mom has created an app that helps parents keep their kids on a virtual leash -- and will likely have many teens saying: "But, mom!"The "Ignore No More" app gives parents the ability to take control of their children's smartphones when they believe their calls and texts are being ignored.Sharon Standifird, a Houston mother and military veteran, said she created the app after she became frustrated and worried when her children did not answer her calls."We need to develop an...More >>
    (ABC NEWS) - A Texas mom has created an app that helps parents keep their kids on a virtual leash -- and will likely have many teens saying: "But, mom!"The "Ignore No More" app gives parents the ability to take control of their children's smartphones when they believe their calls and texts are being ignored.Sharon Standifird, a Houston mother and military veteran, said she created the app after she became frustrated and worried when her children did not answer her calls."We need to develop an...More >>
  • HERDEZ® Brand Day of the Dead T-Shirt Design Contest To Raise Funds for Art Museum & Support Los Angeles-Based Artist

    HERDEZ® Brand Day of the Dead T-Shirt Design Contest To Raise Funds for Art Museum & Support Los Angeles-Based Artist

    The makers of the HERDEZ® brand, Mexico's No. 1 selling salsa, is launching a T-shirt design contest in spirit of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The brand is calling out for artists in the greater Los Angeles...More >>
    The makers of the HERDEZ® brand, Mexico's No. 1 selling salsa, is launching a T-shirt design contest in spirit of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The brand is calling out for artists in the greater Los Angeles...More >>
  • Québec Loisirs pays $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

    Québec Loisirs pays $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

    OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Québec Loisirs has paid $200,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a...More >>
    OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Québec Loisirs has paid $200,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a...More >>
  • Va. gets grant for education, workforce training

    Va. gets grant for education, workforce training

    Virginia has been selected to receive a $170,000 grant to help better align education and workforce training with economic development priorities.More >>
    Virginia has been selected to receive a $170,000 grant to help better align education and workforce training with economic development priorities.More >>
  • Robbery Leads to Shooting in Southside Richmond

    Robbery Leads to Shooting in Southside Richmond

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:18:46 GMT
    A man is fighting for his life after being shot in Suothside Richmond Sunday night. Police say the incident started with a robbery.More >>
    A man is fighting for his life after being shot in Suothside Richmond Sunday night. Police say the incident started with a robbery.More >>
  • Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Units Due to Battery Issues

    Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Units Due to Battery Issues

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:02:18 GMT
    iPhone 5 | AP PhotoiPhone 5 | AP Photo
    Popular smart device maker Apple announced today that some of their iPhone 5 units are being recalled due to complaints about “shorter battery life.”In a post on the company's website, Apple said that “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”The affected devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and are limited to certain range of serial numbers.Apple is offering to replace the battery of...More >>
    Popular smart device maker Apple announced today that some of their iPhone 5 units are being recalled due to complaints about “shorter battery life.”In a post on the company's website, Apple said that “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”The affected devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and are limited to certain range of serial numbers.Apple is offering to replace the battery of...More >>
  • Va. Girl Dies After Being Accidentally Left in Van

    Va. Girl Dies After Being Accidentally Left in Van

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:56:24 GMT
    Police found a 2-year-old girl deceased in the back of a closed van in Roanoke Sunday afternoon; they say she was accidentally left there by a parent.More >>
    Police found a 2-year-old girl deceased in the back of a closed van in Roanoke Sunday afternoon; they say she was accidentally left there by a parent.
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  • Crews Searching River for Man Last Seen Jumping From Boat in New Kent

    Crews Searching River for Man Last Seen Jumping From Boat in New Kent

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:58:39 GMT
    The New Kent Sheriff's Office along with New Kent Fire-Rescue are investigating a possible drowning on the Pamunkey River near Cumberland Road in New Kent County. Witness statements indicate that a male subject was attempting to get his stalled boat back to shore when he jumped from the boat in an apparent effort to swim back to shore. Once in the water the subject went under and did not resurface. 911 was notified at approximately 1:10 p.m. Sunday and the first New Kent Sheriff's Office memb...More >>
    The New Kent Sheriff's Office along with New Kent Fire-Rescue are investigating a possible drowning on the Pamunkey River near Cumberland Road in New Kent County. Witness statements indicate that a male subject was attempting to get his stalled boat back to shore when he jumped from the boat in an apparent effort to swim back to shore. Once in the water the subject went under and did not resurface. 911 was notified at approximately 1:10 p.m. Sunday and the first New Kent Sheriff's Office memb...More >>
  • Geothermal Heating Saves Homeowners Money on Bills

    Geothermal Heating Saves Homeowners Money on Bills

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:55 PM EST2014-02-25 23:55:12 GMT
    RICHMOND (WRIC) - Some people are digging up their yards to heat and cool their homes - and the government is paying them to do it. It's called geothermal heating. As power and gas bills have skyrocketedMore >>
    Some people are digging up their yards to heat and cool their homes - and the government is paying them to do it.More >>
  • Summer Rewind: A Look Back at 1994

    Summer Rewind: A Look Back at 1994

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:23:31 GMT
    "My mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on." Wiser words were never spoken, Mr. Gump.More >>
    "My mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on." Wiser words were never spoken, Mr. Gump.
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