Alonzo Small, 8News WRIC Richmond

Alonzo Small

8News WRIC Richmond

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Recent articles by Alonzo:

Virginia’s Loudoun South takes on Hawaii in semifinals of Little League World Series

(WRIC/WJLA) — Loudoun South, the first team from Virginia in 25 years to play in the Little League World Series, is set to compete in the league’s semifinals Wednesday. The game is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. Loudoun South advanced to the semifinals after an 11-0 win against Minnesota last weekend. Next up, the 2019 […] → Read More

Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products. → Read More

3 injured in 2-alarm fire that swept through Woodbridge townhomes

Three people were injured after a two-alarm fire swept through two Woodbridge townhomes Sunday evening. → Read More

Detached garage fire in Chesterfield under investigation

Fire crews responded to a one-story detached garage fire in Chesterfield Sunday evening. → Read More

SWAT retiree suffers seizure during tactical class in Richmond; dies days later

A retired SWAT team member died after a medical emergency caused him to fall and hit his head in Richmond. → Read More

Lady Gaga to fund 125 classrooms in El Paso

Lady Gaga announced on Facebook Friday morning that she is working with her Born This Way Foundation and to fully fund classroom project needs in 125 classrooms in El Paso. → Read More

Woman charged in hit-and-run that injured Sports Backers marathon runner

Richmond Police responded to a personal injury call at 8:43 a.m. in the area of West Broad and Harrison streets. → Read More

‘There is no closure’: Mother still seeks justice 20 years after daughter’s death

On August 8, 1999, police say Sara Bruehl and two friends were traveling on I-64 near exit 205 (Bottoms Bridge). Police say a man driving alongside them fired shots into the car. → Read More

1 dead, 11 others shot at community event in Brooklyn park

Gunfire at a large, outdoor event in Brooklyn killed one man and injured at least 11 others late Saturday night, police said. → Read More

89-year-old woman climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro

A Phoenix woman is back home after setting a world record as the oldest woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. → Read More

VIDEO: Wife smashes laptop on husband’s head on flight to Los Angeles

An argument between a couple turned violent on an American Airlines plane Wednesday. → Read More

5-year-old credited with saving 13 from Chicago house fire

A 5-year-old boy is being credited with saving 13 people from a Chicago house fire. → Read More

RPD called to hospital after learning of shooting victim

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A shooting investigation is underway after a man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. It is unclear where the shooting occurred, Richmond Police added. Officers responded just before 2:30 p.m. Police do not believe that a shooting at the intersection of 4th and Pollock, where a female was […] → Read More

Actress arrested on cocaine charge at Outer Banks, officials say

An actress from shows like ‘The Chi’ and ‘The Wire’ spent time behind bars over the weekend at the Outer Banks. → Read More

Police: Officer wounded after gun fires ‘unexpectedly’ inside backpack; suspect charged

Richmond Police said the officer who was shot in Richmond's northside Sunday night was wounded after a handgun discharged 'unexpectedly' from inside a backpack. → Read More

Shooting investigation underway in Petersburg

A shooting investigation is underway in the 100 block of Culpepper Street in the city's East End. → Read More

A look at the ‘squad’ that Trump targeted in racist tweets

In racist tweets over the weekend, President Donald Trump almost certainly was referring to this group of liberal House freshmen whose elections in 2018 helped return the chamber to Democratic control. → Read More

Richmond Police investigate crash involving motorcycle

Police have responded to the area of Forest Hill Avenue and Windsorview Drive after an apparent motor vehicle collision. → Read More

Petersburg plasma center stabbing suspect held without bond

The man accused of stabbing three people at a Petersburg plasma donation center is still being held without bond. → Read More

Food, music and fun: RVA Reggae JERK Festival

There's still time to head out to Brown's Island for the RVA Reggae and JERK Chicken Festival. → Read More