Thursday, December 5 2013 5:42 AM EST2013-12-05 10:42:31 GMT
RICHMOND (WRIC)—The ABC 8 News StormTracker weather team is keeping a close eye on a storm that could bring wintry weather our way late this weekend. Though Thursday will be the warmest day of the weekMore >>
The ABC 8 News StormTracker weather team is keeping a close eye on a storm that could bring wintry weather our way on Sunday, Dec. 8.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:21 PM EST2013-12-05 03:21:11 GMT
CHESTERFIELD (WRIC) - A Midlothian family who's well known for their glamorous holiday light displays almost lost their son to a motorcycle accident. But they haven't let that dampen their Christmas spirit. TheMore >>
A Midlothian family who's well known for their glamorous holiday light display almost lost their son to a motorcycle accident. But they haven't let that dampen their Christmas spirit.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:12 PM EST2013-12-05 03:12:59 GMT
RICHMOND (WRIC) - The potential for ice buildup could cause problems for trees and power lines. An ice storm is something Central Virginia hasn't seen in some time – not since January 2000. There areMore >>
There are a lot of trees that may not withstand that build up and local tree removers are getting ready.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:07 PM EST2013-12-04 23:07:11 GMT
RICHMOND (WRIC) - With the possibility of winter weather over the weekend, VDOT crews are standing by and watching the forecast closely. VDOT says even though the possible storm is a few days away andMore >>
With the possibility of winter weather over the weekend, VDOT crews are standing by and watching the forecast closely.More >>
VIRGINIA BEACH - Three 7th graders are
suspended from school for playing with toy guns while waiting for the school
The kids were shooting airsoft guns on
private property 200 feet away from a school bus stop.
One of the boys, 13-year-old Khalid Caraballo,
admits he and his friends were shooting plastic pellets at other kids while
they waited for the bus. They were in Caraballo's yard at the time.
Police showed up when a neighbor
called 911. The school found out and now the boys are suspended until June for
"We were in our yard,
and this had nothing to do with school," Caraballo says. "I didn't have any of
this at the school at any time."
"He is my property,
not the school's," says the boy's mother Solangel Carabello, "Until he is in
their school and on their bus."
But the school principal
says one of the kids hit by the pellets was just ten feet away from the bus
"Because students were on
their way to or at a school bus stop when they were struck by pellets, the school
division has jurisdiction to take disciplinary actions," he says. "This was a
Virginia Beach Police are
not charging any of the kids, but Carabello worries that having this on his
school record, will hurt his chances of getting into a good college.
As for the boys, a hearing
is set for January to determine whether to let them back into school.