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A scammer is impersonating a Richmond Police detective. Richmond police officer would never use the phone to advise an individual of a warrant.

Missy Elliot again puts Virginia back on the map with her new album ‘Iconology’ Thank you for the television coverage 8News. She’the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Virginia love you Missy! Welcome Back!   Don’t Miss The Latest In Entertainment, News, and More! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]

Parents listen up! Students will head back to school in two weeks and we need to make sure they have their vaccinations. The Richmond City Health District on East Cary Street is holding a Free Immunization Day for Richmond Public School students only. The free immunizations are going on through this afternoon at 2:30. Children […]

VCU sent an alert to students and staff at 6:20 this morning warning them to avoid the 7-11 on West Grace Street because of an apparent robbery. Don’t Miss The Latest In Entertainment, News, and More! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone […]

The Virginia Flaggers, a Confederate heritage group, is calling for a boycott of Field Day of the Past in Goochland. Virginia Flaggers is one of two groups that organizers are banning from the three-day September event for allegedly disregarding vendor guidelines in the past. Now, Virginia Flaggers representatives say they are being shut out because […]

The trial of a Chesterfield County man accused of killing his estranged wife’s boyfriend is underway. Joshua Frederico is charged for the murder of Lawrence Howell, who was reportedly shot to death inside a home on Second Branch Road last summer. Sarah Frederico was also shot, survived and remains confined to a wheelchair. She testified […]

It’ll be too hot go out this weekend so stay inside if you can! The heat index could reach dangerously high levels in Richmond today and this weekend. The heatwave will impact most of central and eastern U.S. with a number of record highs likely. The actual high temperatures for the metro area today is […]

A heat advisory is in effect for Richmond and Central Virginia today through next week. The heat index is expected to reach up to 105 this afternoon. The National Weather Service says hot and humid weather will consume two-thirds of the country by this weekend. The heat index may remain over 100 through early next […]

Richmond Public Schools Beautification projects continue this summer Last year, Richmond Public Schools volunteers came into the schools to make bathroom repairs and plant flowers as part of RPS Shines project. According to 8News, more than one-thousand volunteers did upgrades to several schools. RPS Shines project is back for the second year and ten schools […]

Miss Community Clovia and Project Give Back To Community will host a Barbershop Talk on Gun Legislation. They want to hear from both sides. On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 is when the Virginia General Assembly Special Session convenes at 12 pm. Lawmakers in the House and Senate will vote from the floor on common sense […]

  WRIC 8News started a new feature on the television network called “Making A Difference in Richmond” with host Ava-Joye Burnett and the first guest was multi-media personality and community outreach agent Clovia “Miss Community” Lawrence of Radio One Incorporated and Rolling for Freedom. Watch the video and view the full story courstesy of WRIC […]

Virginia Votes 2013 with candidates for governor Democrat Terry McAuliffe, Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Libertarian Robert Sarvis. The Radio One and 8News Community Forum with over 100 people in attendance was held at the Virginia War Memorial. The community forum, not a debate, was hosted by founder and organizer Clovia Lawrence of Radio One Richmond. […]