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  1. Number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last year's presidential campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center says. The number of anti-Muslim groups increased from 34 in 2015 to 101 in 2016, the SPLC said in a report released Wednesday.


  2. APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ringmaster, Kristen Michelle Wilson, performs Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.


  3. Slain Orlando officer responded to Pulse nightclub massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Orlando police sergeant who was shot and killed this week was one of the first responders to last summer's mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in the city. Police cars surround the Pulse Orlando nightclub, the scene of a fatal shooting, in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016.


  4. Slain Orlando officer was married mother of 2, deeply committed to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A police officer shot and killed Monday morning in Orlando was a married mother of two who died protecting the community she loved, according to the Orlando Police Department's chief of police, John Mina. Master Sgt.


  5. Virginia Techa s Fuente named ACC Coach of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente is the Atlantic Coast Conference's coach of the year and Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois was selected as its top rookie both on offense and overall. The ACC announced its individual awards for coaches and rookies Tuesday following a vote of 48 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.


  6. 1912e247f8d94f019b664b4d030e2312Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A local boy received the surprise of a lifetime with a trip to not one, but all of the Orlando, Florida theme parks. "This part of my job is the most amazing part," said Frank Squeo with Baking Memories 4 Kids, who made the trip from New York to Henrico County to surprise 13-year-old Austin Waters with the adventure.


  7. Nearly 2M urged to evacuate as Matthew edges toward USRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Hurricane Matthew marched toward Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas and nearly 2 million people along the coast were urged to evacuate their homes Wednesday, a mass exodus ahead of a major storm packing power the U.S. hasn't seen in more than a decade. Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category 3 storm with sustained winds of 120 mph as it passed through the Bahamas, and it was expected to be very near Florida's Atlantic coast by Thursday evening.


  8. Money Tips: Save on theme park admission ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Demand pricing is a staple of certain industries such as the airline and hotel business. Prices for flights and hotel rooms frequently change based on total demand.


  9. Disney builds stone wall at lake where alligator killed boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    In this Friday, June, 17, 2016 file photo released by Walt Disney World Resort, a new sign is seen posted on a beach outside a hotel at a Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., after a 2-year-old Nebraska boy killed by an alligator at Disney World. Matt Graves, the father of the toddler killed by an alligator at Disney on June 14, told rescue officials two alligators were involved in the attack, according to emails from the Reedy Creek Fire Department.


  10. Orlando mayor interested in buying Pulse site, turning it into memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Mayor Buddy Dyer met with Pulse owner Barbara Poma to discuss buying the property and turning the site into a memorial, according to officials with Pulse and the city. The mayor and Poma met at least twice, according to Pulse spokeswoman Sara Brady, while police still had control of the nightclub.


  11. Zoo elephant throws stone toward visitors, kills girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl. The behavior of the female elephant was "abnormal" and needs to be understood, a veterinarian at the zoo said Friday.


  12. Obama to honor 5 Dallas officers shot by man out for revengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    President Barack Obama will be in a different city but still in an all-too-familiar place when he leads the nation in honoring more lives cut short by gun violence, this time five white police officers slain by a black man who said he wanted revenge for the killings of blacks by police. Obama will try Tuesday to help grief-stricken Dallas begin to heal less than a week after its officers were killed and others wounded by an Army veteran-turned-sniper.


  13. Benedictinea s Anthony Roberson signs with UCFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Local football recruit Anthony Roberson from Benedictine College Prep signed his national letter of intent today to play football at the University of Central Florida.


  14. J.Lo, Spears, Blige part of a song for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    GLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige in tribute to the victims of last month's massacre in Orlando, Florida. "Hands" was released Wednesday on iTunes.


  15. Too dangerous to talk? Some cities explore 911 textingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. Justice, who would later be confirmed among the 49 people killed in last month's attack, was among several victims who texted relatives to call 911, fearing they would draw too much attention by making voice calls.


  16. Church sign saying a Satan made gaysa covered in black paintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Members of a metro Atlanta church say their sign outside proclaiming that "Satan made gays & transgender" has been covered in black paint by vandals. Gwinnett County police Cpl.


  17. 911 Transcript: Orlando gunman said he was Islamic soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher, identified himself an Islamic soldier and demanded to a crisis negotiator that the U.S. "stop bombing Syria and Iraq," according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday. The partial, printed transcripts were of three conversations Mateen had with the police during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded .


  18. How much did Omar Mateena s wife know?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Noor Mateen, the 30-year-old wife of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen , is being considered for possible criminal charges, officials say. A law enforcement official told ABC News that she may have known something about the assault in advance but claims she tried to talk him out of it.


  19. Disney puts up fence on beach after gator attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Walt Disney World installed new signs and temporary fence on the beach where the alligator attack claimed a life of a little boy. An animal described as being as long as 7 feet snatched the little boy as he waded in shallow water around nightfall Tuesday.


  20. Christina Aguilera pens song after worst mass shooting in US historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Pop star Christina Aguilera has released a new song, "Change," following Sunday's mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. The singer posted a lyric video of the song and a statement on her website on Thursday , which said that she wants to be a part of the change the world needs, to be more inclusive.


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