Chesterfield Names New Chief Of Police

Lieutenant Col. Thierry G. Dupuis, a 28-year veteran of the Chesterfield County Police Department, has been named the county’s new chief of …

Norfolk Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – Chesapeake police say an officer killed a man who shot at him today. Police spokeswoman Christi Golden identified the…

Poultry Sales, Shows Halted In Virginia

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia has banned all poultry sales and shows for the rest of the month following the discovery of suspected avia…

16 Killed During July 4th Holiday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police say that 16 people were killed in traffic crashes in the state during the Fourth of July holiday.…

Heat Wave Strains Energy Companies

Soaring temperatures have local power officials keeping an eye on the forecast; So far, there are no indications of outages being neccessary…

Playground Equipment May Burn Children

8News has learned there have been cases of third degree burns linked to playgrounds because the equipment gets so hot when temperatures rise…

Thousands Sign Up For VT Alert System

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech officials say more than 4,300 students and employees have signed up for the university’s new emergency …

Virginia Farm Could Have Avian Flu Cases

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) – More than 50,000 turkeys on an unidentified farm west of Mount Jackson tested positive for avian flu antibodies. Vi…

Transformers

The Autobots and the Decepticons have brought their decades-old battle to Earth…