Tyra Whitney, 8News WRIC Richmond

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Toyota recalling SUVs due to faulty backup cameras

RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — Toyota is recalling the RAV4 because of the backup camera malfunctioning. The automaker says the back-up camera on certain regular and hybrid models doesn’t always engage when the car is in reverse. The malfunction can cause a crash if drivers aren’t being cautious. Toyota is notifying affected owners. The company will […] → Read More

Walmart suing Tesla, claims solar panels caught fire on store roofs

In a complaint filed Tuesday, Walmart accused Tesla of negligence. According to the complaint, Tesla’s solar panels allegedly ignited fires on the roofs of seven Walmart stores. → Read More

Man shot after disturbance in Richmond’s Southside

RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — Richmond Police say an altercation lead to one man being shot and another injured. In a release sent to 8News, officers arrived at the 6000 block of Glenway Court, and found two men suffering from non-life threatening injuries. Police say a disturbance happened prior to the shooting between the pair. Both […] → Read More

One dead, one hurt in two separate shootings on Richmond’s East End

A man is fighting for his life after being shot in Richmond’s East End on Friday according to a police spokesperson. → Read More

8 local schools rank best in the state

Several Central Virginia high schools have been ranked among the best in the commonwealth. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Family: Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting expected to survive

The teen remains hospitalized in stable condition. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

VIDEO: Watch as confirmed tornado moves toward Shelby, Ohio

"The tornado was strikingly wide and probably of EF-2 strength, though that will ultimately be determined by the National Weather Service in Cleveland Monday," Storm Team 4 meteorologist.... News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Better Future Fund check presentation

The five fifth grade student recipients of the "Better Future Fund" essay contest were honored during a special presentation at the Richmond Raceway. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Rapper Nipsey Hussle dies in Los Angeles shooting, reports say

LOS ANGELES (KRON) - Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle has reportedly died after being shot Sunday in Los Angeles. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Investigators looking to identify robbery suspect

Investigators say on Saturday March 30 around 7:15 p.m. a man walked into a business on the 11200 block of Elmont Road and demanded money. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Woman with gun arrested after a fight at Hugenot High School

A woman with a gun was arrested at a dance competition at Huguenot High School. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Bicyclist dead following car crash in Henrico

Henrico Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Wrong-way driver charged in Richmond crash

Police are charging a wrong-way driver for a multi-vehicle crash on E. Main Street Saturday afternoon. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

1 dead, 3 injured in Prince George County crash

One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Prince George County Saturday evening. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Massive email breach exposes 773 million emails, 21 million passwords

A massive data breach has been uncovered and it's compromised millions of email addresses and passwords. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Old favorites, outdated attitudes: Can entertainment expire?

Until the last couple decades, older fare resurfaced only sporadically, when studios or networks put it back out there on air or VHS tape. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Ashland police searching for robbery suspect

The suspect fled in a silver Infinity once he got the money. The vehicle has damage to the passenger front quarter-panel, tinted windows and a tinted cover over the rear license plate. → Read More

Los Angeles Police investigates revenge porn scandal within department

A Los Angeles Police Department employee is accusing her co-worker of releasing revenge porn. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Teen grazed by bullet in East End shooting

Authorities say a teen was grazed by a bullet during a shooting in Richmond's East End. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

State Police Apprehend three juveniles who ran away from Hallmark Youth Center

Virginia State Police say they've caught three juveniles who ran away from the Hallmark Youth Center in Goochland County Sunday morning. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More