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Richmond police investigating North Side shooting

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday morning in the city's North Side. Police said officers responded at 10:28 a.m. to the 2800 block of 4th Avenue for a report of a person shot. The officers found a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.


Government shutdown could have ‘very serious’ impact on Richmond public housing families

RICHMOND, Va. -- Leaders with The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) are concerned about potential money woes if the partial federal government shutdown persists.


Richmond to open cold weather shelter Friday, reopen Sunday night

RICHMOND, Va. — The City of Richmond will open its Cold Weather Overflow Shelter Friday and RE-OPEN it Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 7 p.m. The shelter will remain open Sunday evening through Tuesday (January 22) night.


Police: No foul play suspected after infant found dead in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A death investigation is underway after an infant was found dead at an apartment complex in Richmond Friday morning. According to Richmond Police, officers were called to Belt Atlantic Apartments (formerly Midlothian Village) in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike at around


Bullet fired through window hits man in Richmond car: Crime Insider sources

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are investigating a Friday morning shooting in Richmond's Highland Park neighborhood. A man was shot in a car that ended up parked along the 2800 block of 4th Avenue in north Richmond.


Juvenile fighting for his life after Gilpin Court shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A juvenile who was shot in the back in Richmond on Friday is fighting for his life. According to 8News sources, a juvenile male was shot in the back in the 1000 block of St. James Street and is suffering from life-threatening injuries.


Opening this month: Hot Chick

Hours: Mon. – Thu. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m.– 11 p.m. Sun. Brunch 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Touting itself as the best damn chicken sandwich you’ve ever had, Hot Chick is now open in the updated Farmers Market plaza right in Shockoe.


Man critically injured in Northside Richmond shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Police in Richmond are investigating a Friday morning shooting on the city's northside. Few details have been released at this time, but a police spokesperson told 8News that they responded to a report of a person shot in the 2800 block of 4th Avenue at around 10:30 a.m.


Man in unknown condition following Richmond shooting

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police responded to a shooting on 4th Street on Friday. Police said a man was shot and taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown. According to police, the shooting is believed to have happened in the 3100 block of Meadowbridge and the victim drove himself about a


Monument City Classic volleyball tournament takes over Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The 15th annual Monument City Classic runs Saturday through Monday at the Richmond Convention Center. Organized by the Richmond Volleyball Club, the tournament will feature over 300 teams from different parts of the country.


Virginia crook's name creates internet stir

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - The authorities in Virginia are looking for a criminal, and her name isn’t doing her any favors. A Virginia Department of Corrections post asking for the public’s help in finding 34-year-old Cletorious Aretha Fry spread across the web like wildfire.


The National offers free tickets to workers affected by government shutdown

RICHMOND, Va. — The National is offering free tickets to an upcoming concert for furloughed government workers affected by the shutdown, which entered Day 28 on Friday. The downtown concert venue is offering up to four free general admission tickets to see blues guitarist Ana Popovic on Saturday, Fe


2 men wanted in armed robbery of Henrico gas station

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two men wanted in the armed robbery of a Henrico County gas station Thursday evening. Officers responded to a gas station in the 6700 block of Staples Mill Rd for a commercial robbery at approximately 6:33 p.m.


Friends request help for Richmond Police officer known for helping others

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police officer De’Dongio Randall was recognized for his kind heart. While responding to a December house fire, he noticed a young boy run out of the house without shoes or socks. In an effort to keep the child warm, Officer Randall went to his car, grabbed an extra pair of


‘We aren’t supposed to have pets but we do now’: Richmond mother says apartment filled with mice

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A mother reached out to 12 On Your Side after discovering that she is living with mice in her apartment. “Nothing I’m doing is helping to keep them at bay,” said the mother who doesn’t want to be identified.


Florida men suspected of crimes across Virginia arrested in Lynchburg, face combined 96 charges

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Lynchburg officers arrested two men who they say left a box of stolen goods at Walmart. On Wednesday at 2:15 p.m., police were responding to a shoplifting incident at the Walmart at 3227 Old Forest Road when loss prevention staff alerted them to another situation.


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RICHMOND, Va. — The CBS 6 This Morning $600-A-Day Visa Gift Card Giveaway begins on Monday and we’re giving away $15,000 worth of gift cards over the next several weeks!. It’s super simple to register to win. Just click here to fill out the entry form.


Portsmouth group heads to Richmond to support casino legislation

Portsmouth, Va. (WAVY) -- A group of Portsmouth residents is trekking to Richmond Friday to support an effort to authorize casino gaming in Virginia. The group is advocating for a bill that would allow regulation of casino gaming by the Virginia Lottery Board. They met at a parking lot on High Stree


25 multimillion dollar mansions and estates for sale in Virginia

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Bill that aims to stop fake crimes reported to police passes Virginia Senate

RICHMOND, Va. -- A bill inspired by a fake kidnapping in Chesterfield County is trying to put a stop to social media hoaxes called in to police. Caught on surveillance video in a Walmart parking lot off of the Midlothian Turnpike last May, a woman jumped out of the trunk of a vehicle and two men cha