Tyler Thrasher, 8News WRIC Richmond

Tyler Thrasher

8News WRIC Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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Richmond SPCA brings back chance to rappel down Dominion Energy headquarters

Richmond SPCA is bringing back the chance to rappel down Dominion Energy’s downtown corporate headquarters. → Read More

Crash between Audi and Chesterfield school bus on Midlothian Turnpike closes two lanes

Two westbound lanes are closed on Midlothian Turnpike (US-60) at the Chippenham Parkway (VA-150) exit. → Read More

8News & Puritan Cleaners 100,000 Meals Campaign raises over 125k meals for people in need

The 8News, Puritan Cleaners 100,000 Meals Campaign officially ended two weeks ago, but the donations continued to roll in after that. Right now, we have reached a total of over 125,000 meals!! → Read More

Teenager arrested for shooting that left 9-year-old girl in critical condition, police say

A 15-year-old suspect connected to the shooting that left a nine-year-old girl in critical condition in Prince William County has been arrested. → Read More

Chesterfield home health care director pleads guilty to $1.3 million tax fraud from 3 different companies

A Chesterfield home health care director pleaded guilty to $1.3 million tax fraud after failing to pay over to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) payroll taxes that were deducted from his employees’ paychecks, according to the United States Department of Justice. → Read More

Potential thunderstorms with damaging winds could develop Friday in Central Virginia

We are almost to Friday, but this cloudy and rainy week is about to get wetter with thunderstorms set to develop in Central Virginia tomorrow. → Read More

Actor Ray Liotta dies at 67 – reports

Actor Ray Liotta, the actor best known for his roles in “Goodfellas” and “Field of Dreams,” has died, multiple outlets reported Thursday. → Read More

WRIC ABC 8News awarded 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards

WRIC ABC 8News was awarded THREE Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast journalism. → Read More

U.S. Navy Captain surprises first-grade daughter at Louisa County elementary school ceremony

MILITARY MOMENT: U.S. Navy Captain Dawn Wynn made an appearance on Wednesday at Moss-Knuckles Elementary School to surprise her daughter at her first-grade graduation ceremony. “We needed this moment today,” a tweet by Louisa County Public Schools said. → Read More

Kings Dominion’s ‘Soak City’ waterpark to open this weekend

What is your favorite part about Kings Dominion’s ‘Soak City’ waterpark? Lazy River? Wave Pool? Well — it opens for the season this weekend! → Read More

Suspect steals cash, assaults employee at Chesterfield vape and hookah store, police say

A male suspect was said to have entered the business and demanded the cashier open the register. The suspect leaned over the counter, opened the register and physically assaulted the cashier, according to police. → Read More

Walmart expanding drone-delivery service to 34 stores, including some in Virginia

The $4 service will reach a total of four million households, but the service will only be offered to homes within a one-mile radius of a participating store. → Read More

Hopewell swim star to represent Team Virginia in 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Let’s go Zach! This Hopewell native will compete in this summer’s 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, representing Team Virginia as a swimmer. → Read More

Tractor-trailer crash on I-95 North causing delays, traffic backups

A tractor-trailer crash on I-95 North is causing delays in Chesterfield near mile marker 67. → Read More

Driver leads deputies on high-speed chase through red light, hits a car and runs away, Spotsylvania Sheriff says

A 19-year-old suspect was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase, running a red light and hitting a vehicle in the intersection, according to Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office (SCSO). → Read More

Your Central Virginia morning commute is gonna be a wet one

It is a rainy Tuesday and 8News Meteorologists suggest you prepare for the weather before you head to work this morning. Hint: It’s going to be a wet commute. → Read More

Police still searching for Chesterfield teenager’s killer — nine years later

Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights Crime Solvers are bringing a nine-year-old cold case back to the public’s attention in an attempt to find the killer of a teenage victim. → Read More

Arrest made in deadly shooting of 19-year-old near South Hill

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting of a 19-year-old man. → Read More

Prince Edward Sheriff searching for 69-year-old missing woman

The Prince Edward Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing person in the Keysville and Meherrin area of Prince Edward County. → Read More

All lanes closed on I-95 North near Southpark Boulevard due to crash

All northbound lanes on I-95 are closed near Southpark Boulevard due to a crash, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. → Read More