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Your hour-by-hour look at Friday’s storm in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Flash Flood Watch has been issued ahead of a strong line of storms making its way into Virginia. The strongest storms will occur in the evening through midnight across central Virginia. Some storms could be severe with damaging wind gusts and hail. Isolated tornadoes cannot be rul


Storms moving into Central Virginia; damage reported in Richmond's northside

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Parts of the Metro Richmond area are beginning to feel the effects of Friday's anticipated severe weather. In the city's northside, a tree collapsed on top of power lines near Richmond-Henrico Turnpike.


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Severe weather potential increases for Southside Virginia; flooding, strong winds biggest threat

Forecasters are ratcheting up the chance of severe thunderstorms today across Southside Virginia. The Storm Prediction Center — a wing of the National Weather Service — lists Danville and Pittsylvania County in what it considers a moderate risk of severe weather. The moderate risk is just one level


Orange County woman killed in weekend crash

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia State Police reports an Orange County woman died in a weekend crash in Spotsylvania County. The crash occurred around 10:10 p.m. on April 14 on Courthouse Road about half a mile south of Smith Station Road.


Tornado watch for southwest, central Virginia extended

ROANOKE, Va. - Amid the threat for severe weather, the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of southwest and central Virginia. The watch, issued at 10:30 a.m., now expires at 8 p.m. Friday.


Molestation charges dropped in Spotsylvania

Charges have been dropped against a man who had been accused of molesting a young girl in Spotsylvania County between five and 10 years ago. Carlos A. Berrios, 40, of Spotsylvania had the charges dropped recently in Spotsylvania Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Prosecutor Alice Sheridan said t


Overnight closures at major Orange County intersection

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Work to improve an Orange County intersection will cause overnight closures for two days next week. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the work is at the intersection of Germanna Highway and Constitution Highway in Wilderness.


Severe storms cause road closures across southwest Virginia

ROANOKE, Va. - Multiple roads across southwest Virginia after storms moved through the region on Friday. VDOT is reporting about a dozen closures. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.


Trial in Orange laundromat slaying delayed as accused asks for, gets new attorney

ORANGE—Less than three weeks before his trial was set to start, the man accused in last year’s laundromat murder asked for and has been granted a new court-appointed attorney, substantially delaying proceedings in the case.


Larceny suspect wanted by Virginia Beach police

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Virginia Beach police are looking for a suspect who they say stole money from an unlocked vehicle near the Walmart in the 4800 block of Virginia Beach Blvd.


'I was discriminated against for my religion': Fired Virginia officer speaks out

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- The former Virginia Capitol Police Officer fired for alleged ties to a white nationalist group is speaking out to 8News. Rob Stamm was let go Wednesday after a Capitol Police conducted a two-month investigation into allegations he had connections to a hate group.


High school sports roundup: Burnette free kick helps Courtland upend Riverbend

Macy Burnette scored unassisted off a direct kick, while goalkeepers Kacey Wright and Olivia Haynes prevented a Riverbend score in Courtland’s 1-0 nondistrict girls soccer win on Thursday night.


Police: Woman assaulted at Virginia Beach Taco Bell after ‘taking too long’ in drive-thru

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Beach Police Department is looking for two people accused of assaulting a woman for “taking too long” in a Taco Bell drive-thru. According to police, the assault happened on March 25 at the Taco Bell on Sabre Street, WTKR reports.


Fatal crash on Route 33 in Greene County

Virginia State Police Trooper S.M. Gregory is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Greene County. The crash occurred April 16, 2019 at 10:05 a.m. on Route 33 at the intersection of Greencroft Blvd.


Tornado, flash flood watches in effect for Culpeper and Central Virginia

A Tornado Watch is in effect until midnight today in the Culpeper area and Central Virginia, the National Weather Service says. Forecasters expect multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms, with some capable of damaging wind gusts and tornadoes.


Virginia legislative review ahead of 420 tomorrow

A pseudo-holiday celebrating the use of marijuana tomorrow comes after efforts in Richmond fell short of making Virginia the 11th state to at least partially decriminalize the plant. WLNI’s Ian Price has more ahead of 420 tomorrow on April 20th:


'It's not a prison': Children physically restrained and isolated In Virginia schools

8News Investigates takes an in-depth look at children who are being physically restrained and isolated in Virginia schools. While it's legal, some parents say their children have been hurt in the process.


Louisa man shot by deputy denied bond

The man who was shot by a Louisa County Sheriff’s Office deputy at Hillcrest Cemetery in Louisa was denied bond on April 16 and will remain in jail. Michael Tyrone Rowe appeared in Louisa General District Court Tuesday seated in a wheelchair. He is charged with one felony count of assault on a law e


Virginia State Police remind drivers to be alert during severe weather

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are reminding motorists to be cautious while operating a vehicle in potentially “dangerous” conditions. Wipers on = lights on: Virginia law requires headlights to be on while windshield wipers are on. Headlights also make you visible to other drivers in he