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Richmond, VA—As 8News continues its investigation into the allegations against The ROC Church pastor Geronimo Aguilar who is accused of having sex with minors in Texas, another woman has come forward with allegationsMore >>
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MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a directMore >>
A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school...More >>
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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 >>
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Henrico, VA—Parking has become a larger problem at the Staples Mill Amtrak Station over the past few months; we shared reports of cars clogging the parking lot back in March. Now, a solution may be inMore >>
Parking has become a larger problem at the Staples Mill Amtrak Station over the past few months; we shared reports of cars clogging the parking lot back in March. Now, a solution may be in sight...More >>
Richmond, VA—Changes are on the
horizon in Carytown, ones that city officials say will make the area safer for
Information Manager of the Department of Public Works Sharon North explains what
the new project will entail:
"We'll be doing a
project that will involve putting in some stop bars, wheelchair ramps, some
The curb extensions will
extend sidewalks into existing parking spaces, making the distance pedestrians
have to walk to cross the street shorter.
Other upgrades in
painted "stop" lines on the pavement, so drivers can more easily spot
Tight parking on both
sides of Cary Street
and a large amount of foot traffic are the main reasons the project is needed.
It is estimated to cost $650,000.
Sharon North explains, "There
hasn't been an extreme problem there, but we do want to make sure that , when
you have an area that has so much foot traffic, it is easy for people to get
across the street, and it is easy for motorists to see them."
Brick sidewalks will
also be created to make Carytown more attractive.
Ninety percent of the
project is federally funded, and the state is funding the remaining ten
percent. The project is slated to begin in July, and be completed in December.