Tuesday, June 18 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-06-18 21:09:34 GMT
Destruction in Moore, Oklahoma following the May 20 tornado.
RICHMOND, VA—An upcoming concert will allow Richmonders to enjoy music from local artists, all while helping aid the victims of the Moore and Shawnee, Oklahoma tornadoes. A benefit concert called RVAMore >>
An upcoming concert will allow Richmonders to enjoy music from local artists, all while helping aid the victims of the Moore and Shawnee, Oklahoma tornadoes.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:48 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:48:15 GMT
CAROLINE COUNTY, VA—A therapist in Caroline County has been has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to committing sex crimes against children. Scott Henry, 67, of Caroline County,More >>
A therapist in Caroline County has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to committing sex crimes against children.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:57 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:57:18 GMT
The funeral for a young boy killed by a falling tree inside Maymont Park last week will be held today. Shawn Wills, 4, was killed when a large tree was toppled by winds ahead of a line of severe stormsMore >>
The funeral for a young boy killed by a falling tree inside Maymont Park last week will be held today.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:38 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:38:14 GMT
RICHMOND, VA—Richmond Police say a man was shot while fleeing an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. It happened just before 5 a.m. in the 1500 block of Armfield Road, near Whitehead Road. The victimMore >>
Richmond Police say a man was shot while fleeing an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning.More >>
*8News Anchor/Reporter Katelyn Sherwood talks with restaurant customers and owners, and breaks down the details of this bill tonight, only on 8News at 5.*
Chesterfield, VA—A proposed meals tax, which could be added on top of the current sales tax, has passed a senate committee, and is raising concern among Chesterfield residents.
The bill, also proposed for Henrico, would allow restaurants to impose a tax of up to 4% on top of the current state sales tax, which is 5%. A similar meals tax is already in place in the city of Richmond.
Many local restaurant customers are upset about Senate Bill 1311, saying that it's "hefty," and that they believe there is a more reasonable way to impose a meals tax without such a large increase.
Some restaurant owners are also troubled by the tax, because they fear the additional costs of dining out will deter customers from their businesses.
Having passed in the state Senate, the bill will now head to the House of Delegates.