How this Petersburg artist is transforming trauma into art

PETERSBURG, Va. — Mental health has been the focus for many this year, especially following the…

UVA students return to classes days after shooting: ‘Nobody has been left untouched’

RICHMOND, Va. — Students at the University of Virginia returned to class Wednesday for the first…

Donations now open for the Henrico County Sheriff’s Office holiday food drive

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office is now taking donations for its…

Richmond area schools to receive $250k for new school security equipment

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A dozen elementary schools in the City of Richmond and Henrico County…

Virginia Election Results – Richmond metro area

WRIC ABC 8News is your Local Election Headquarters covering Virginia elections throughout the day. Polls have…

PHOTOS: Visitors learn about roadway safety at VDOT’s Highway Heroes event for Crash Responder Safety Week

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Transportation hosted another successful Highway Heroes event…

8News anchors join in at the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — 8News proudly partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Richmond Chapter, in…

One dead in single-vehicle crash on Staples Mill Road in Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Henrico County have reported a man died on Friday…

What to watch for: Undercover Henrico officer sheds light on 14 sex trafficking, solicitation arrests

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — More than a dozen arrests were made for solicitation of prostitution…

1950s houses to be torn down in Libbie Mill, but some residents say they should be turned into renovated, affordable housing

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Driving around the Libbie Mill neighborhood, one can’t miss the mid-century-style…