Catherine Shelor, 8News WRIC Richmond

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Missing Emporia man found dead in Meherrin River

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A body pulled from the Meherrin River has been identified as a 21-year-old Emporia man who went missing in July. Jamier Leonard was last seen July 25 at 212-B Meherrin Lane in Emporia. A body was recently pulled from the Meherrin River. The Greensville County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that […] → Read More

Former teachers sue RPS superintendent after Carver SOL cheating scandal

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Three former George W. Carver Elementary School teachers are suing Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras, the Richmond School Board and Richmond Public Schools, after an SOL cheating scandal that came out last year. Betty Alexis, Stephanie Burgess and Chireda Cotman are all suing for defamation and violation of their right […] → Read More

Share what you think about gun legislation in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Crime Commission is asking the public for comments about gun legislation. This comes after the Republican-led General Assembly adjourned the July 9 special session on gun control until after the November elections, without voting on any legislation. Leadership called on the Crime Commission to review the legislation filed for […] → Read More

Break out your red, white and blue! Where you can celebrate America this Independence Day

There are a variety of events around Central Virginia to celebrate Independence Day. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Where you can celebrate America this Independence Day

There are a variety of events around Central Virginia to celebrate Independence Day. → Read More

Manhunt underway for two suspects in Sussex County

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A manhunt is underway for two suspects off I-95 in Sussex County. → Read More

'Runaway Train 25' music video could help find missing Virginia kids

A new project from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is aimed at helping to find missing kids in Virginia and across the country. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Hanover Advance College Academy celebrates first graduating class

Hanover County Public Schools is celebrating its first graduating class from the Advance College Academy (ACA). . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Explore the story of Pompeii at the Science Museum of Virginia

This touring exhibition plunges guests into the ruins of the city through the lens of science. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Chesterfield police dog shines in Iron Dog competition

A Chesterfield officer and K-9 team placed 2nd in the Men's Open. → Read More

New country acts coming to Innsbrook After Hours this summer

Tickets for the new shows go on sale Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Capitol Square closing at 1 p.m. ahead of severe weather

The square will be closed in order to protect the public from potential hazards, such as blowing debris and falling limbs and trees. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Powhatan school employee will not be charged after assault allegations

The allegations apparently centered around a lunchtime incident in the school cafeteria. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Beware of road closures ahead of the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k

Road and parking restrictions start Thursday and run through Saturday evening. → Read More

Don't forget! How to make sure your child is registered for kindergarten

Kindergarten Registration Day is April 11 for 15 Central Va. school districts. → Read More

Man found dead inside burning Spotsylvania home

Crews found the home engulfed in flames shortly before 11:30 Thursday night. → Read More

Become a savvy saver at Richmond's first Financial Literacy Fair

There will be workshops on budgeting, saving and banking, and financial counselors on site to answer questions and have personal sessions with attendees. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Firefighters complete 130-mile hike to the Virginia Capitol for MDA

Lt. Travis Saunders and Fire Medic Joe Jarman, both with the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Department, started their journey in Virginia Beach on Monday. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Former Governor Wilder accused of sexual harassment

According to The Washington Post, the accuser is a student who worked as an office assistant at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More

Local elementary students sell goods and services at 'Market Day'

Students have participated in a year-long classroom mini-economy program, and 'Market Day' was the culmination of their hard work. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond. → Read More