Monday, May 20 2013 3:12 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:12:27 GMT
RICHMOND, Va - Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, frontman for the legendary reggae band The Maytals, was hospitalized in Richmond, VA for injuries sustained while performing at the Dominion Riverrock festivalMore >>
A Henrico County teen has been charged with assaulting the leader of the reggae band Toots and the Maytals during Saturday's Riverrock festival.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:11 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:11:26 GMT
(ABC News)--Jennifer Bathgate, a mother of three boys, is called "Cake-zilla" by her husband. Bathgate's elaborate, over-the-top cakes for her sons' birthdays and celebrations have featured everythingMore >>
Parents' ultra-sharing in today's social media world, on sites like Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter, just to name a few, is creating another opportunity and, some say, a new struggle for parents, especially moms.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 2:11 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:11:34 GMT
(ABC News)--If you had to choose, which would be preferable on a flight: Sitting next to a crying baby or a smelly adult? It's not a choice anyone wants to make. And it's probably not up to you anyway:More >>
If you had to choose, which would be preferable on a flight: Sitting next to a crying baby or a smelly adult?More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:40 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:40:24 GMT
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A Glen Allen man was one of two FBI special agents on the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team who were killed in a training accident in Virginia.More >>
A Glen Allen man was one of two FBI special agents on the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team who were killed in a training accident in Virginia.More >>
Yianni Kourakis is the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter at Channel 8. You can watch him on the weekend edition of 8News at 6 and 11.
Yianni joined in the 8Sports team in July 2010. Prior to moving to Richmond, Yianni spent two years at WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland as their weekend sports anchor/reporter. He also worked behind the scenes at the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) covering the Baltimore Orioles.
During his time at Channel 8, Yianni says the highlight was covering VCU's historic run to the Final Four-a three week and four city tour from Dayton, OH to Houston, TX. He also enjoys co-anchoring 8Sports' Friday Night Football show "8NewsBlitz".
Yianni is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland. During college, he interned at WRC in Washington, D.C. as well as WLNE in Providence, Rhode Island. Yianni is originally from Wakefield, Rhode Island but has progressively moved south and enjoys calling Richmond home. If you have any story ideas for Yianni, please send him an email at email@example.com. Follow him on twitter at: http://twitter.com/8SportsYianni