Rookie Captures Daytona 500

In just his second Sprint Cup start, Trevor Bayne stunned NASCAR with a thrilling overtime win…

Fort Lee To Send Off 80 Va. Reservists

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) – Fort Lee will conduct a departure ceremony for about 80 U.S. Army Reservists from throughout southern Virginia. Brig.…

Nine Displaced After Early Morning Blaze

Nine people have been displaced after an early morning apartment fire in Chesterfield. Fire officials tell 8News that the fire broke out jus…

Redskins Banks Released From Hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) – Washington Redskins kick returner Brandon Banks has been released from the hospital, nearly a week after a stabbing that l…

Virginia Guard Unit Headed To Afghanistan

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – About 125 members of the Virginia Air National Guard are being mobilized for duty in Afghanistan and the surround…

House Gives Autism Bill Final Approval

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The House of Delegates gave overwhelming final approval to a bill that mandates some insurance plans cover treatment fo…

House Panel Rejects Drive, Talk, Text Ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia motorists will be allowed to talk and text while driving for another year. A House subcommittee on Thursday ki…

Senate Panel Keeps HPV Vaccine Mandate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia remains the only state to require sixth-grade girls to be vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical c…

Guilty Plea in Fatal Boat Crash

Former Richmond Fire captain Steve Nixon pleads guilty to charges stemming from a fatal boat crash last July…

Three Hurt In I-95 Crash

Three people were sent to the hospital after a single-car crash on Interstate 95 Thursday morning. The crash happened around 6 a.m. in the n…

“Watson” Crushes Jeopardy Champs

UNDATED (AP) – Watson got its start in Jeopardy but the hope is it can be used someday to keep people out of it. The gigantic computer creat…