Many service dogs work hard to look after their keepers. But an alarming trend is emerging: people using "service dogs" that aren't legitimate. More>>
ABC 8News Senior Reporter Nate Eaton and his wife, Erica, announce their new baby by singing 'We are having, having, having another baby' in a Taylor Swift parody. More>>
Shelby and her master Officer Mark Castillo met a few weeks ago when the Richmond Police Department was searching for a new explosives dog.
Just because some Central Virginians want more bang during target practice, anyone can get their hands on a dangerous explosive. More>>
Riverfront condos at closeout prices: Rocketts Landing is putting 25 units on the auction block at a fraction of the original cost. More>>
E-cigarettes are marketed as a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, but critics call the variety of flavors and devices a ploy to draw in kids. More>>
The big race at Richmond International Raceway is still a few days away, but fans are already making themselves at home by the racetrack. More>>
The Richmond Police Department is conducting an investigation after a double homicide occurred in the city's south side on Wednesday night. More>>
Sources say that no charges will be filed in connection with the death of 18-year-old Jamisha Gilbert. More>>
Learning that you may have cancer can be a scary time, but for some patients there's technology that can find it and remove it faster. More>>
One little girl, a guest at the White House’s annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” seized the opportunity to get her father’s resume into some powerful hands on Thursday. More>>
A Massachusetts couple is recovering after welcoming an unexpectedly large bundle of joy. More>>
A woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing this week in New York City was located and reconnected to her family by the work of Reddit users. More>>
A 10-year-old in Atlanta escaped a kidnapper in the most improbable way.
Starting July 1, people in Georgia can bring firearms into bars, libraries, churches and even some government buildings that don’t already have door security.
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to raise property tax rate to .96. More>>
Two Colorado fourth graders were busted for selling marijuana at their elementary school, prompting officials today to urge adults to keep their weed locked away from kids. More>>
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. announced in a press release on Wednesday morning that the family-owned chain will soon build two supermarkets in the Richmond area. More>>
A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a horse on a Chesterfield County farm last June. More>>
What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.
What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.?? More>>
Allergy season is underway in Richmond, and finally there's new hope for patients especially sensitive to grass pollen. Grastek was just approved by the FDA on April 14, and it arrived at Richmond Allergy & Asthma Specialists in the West End today. More>>
The Metro Richmond Zoo welcomed a new member to their family earlier this week. A baby giraffe was born, and hundreds of zoo visitors were able to watch it live. More>>
Gordon-Barbour Elementary School in Gordonsville will remain in a “modified lockdown” for the remainder of the school day Wednesday. More>>
The high school senior says that a teacher approached her at prom and asked her to leave.
Lupita Nyong'o is having quite the ride.The "12 Years a Slave" actress has won an Oscar for best supporting actress, signed a deal with cosmetics giant Lancôme to become its first black ambassador, and now People magazine has bestowed one of its highest honors on her - "Most Beautiful person for 2014." More>>
Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. More>>
How far would you go for the perfect pic?
In just under a week, the lights will be bright at the Richmond International Raceway and the track will be ready for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
In just under a week, the lights will be bright at the Richmond International Raceway and the track will be ready for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.More>>
Chesterfield County Police are searching for two men who robbed two people in a convenience store parking lot at gunpoint on Tuesday night. More>>
A divided Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on race conscious admissions policies at public universities Tuesday, reversing a lower court decision that had struck down the ban on equal protection grounds. More>>
After a two-day delay the assault trial for singer and Virginia native Chris Brown is scheduled to begin Wednesday in Washington, but his attorneys might try to postpone it further. More>>
A Pennsylvania woman will be charged with allegedly dealing heroin from her bed in the intensive care unit of a Pittsburgh area hospital. More>>
According to York-Poquoson authorities, a couple is facing several charges after leaving their three children home alone while they burglarized an ABC store. More>>
The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church that refused to fire its pack's gay scoutmaster. More>>
12-year-old Yamira Sinkler and 13-year-old Tre Crusan were named honorary firefighters and given certificates at the Board of Supervisors meeting. More>>
A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice the jury.
A warrant obtained by ABC 8News shows two of the victims suffered puncture wounds.
Richmond's second annual arts and music festival Fall Line Fest is scheduled to take place at various locations around the city on September 5 and 6. More>>
Emergency crews are searching the area near the James River at 21st and Dock streets. More>>
Hundreds of parents and students in Henrico are upset over the cancellation of an annual reading program called the Book Bowl. More>>
It was a party hit theme on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday but the party’s over for TV game show host Drew Carey, who was voted off the show.
Last month, a Texas mother stuck her arm in a pit bull’s mouth and bit off its ear while it was attacking her 2-year-old daughter. More>>
Kevin Durant is one of the NBA’s top players, a prolific scorer known for his highlight-reel performances. More>>
In January of this year, an expectant father named Stephen started the website NameMyDaughter.com, where anyone on the Internet could suggest and vote on potential names for Stephen’s forthcoming baby girl. More>>
Rhode Island's Bryant University is making headlines after the school asked students to refrain from taking selfies when they go to pick up their degree.
A proposed high-rise condominium building sparked heated debate in a Richmond Planning Commission meeting Monday; supporters say the building will add to Richmond's beauty while opponents say it will detract from it. More>>
A 20-year-old foreign exchange student currently residing in Stafford County has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on April 19. More>>