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The water is so hot in Alaska it’s killing large numbers of salmon

Alaska has been in the throes of an unprecedented heat wave this summer, and the heat stress is killing salmon in large numbers. Scientists have observed die-offs of several varieties of Alaskan salmon, including sockeye, chum and pink salmon. Stephanie Quinn-Davidson, director of the Yukon Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, told CNN she took a group of scientists on an expedition along Alaska’s ...

Man says bar patrons beat him after mistaking him for suspected child predator

CORONA, Calif. – Kevin Martin says he was just looking to play pool at a local bar in Norco, California, when a man mistook him for a child predator and beat him. Martin, a 34-year-old private meteorologist from Corona, California, told CNN that the man approached him at the bar on Thursday, Aug. 15 and asked if they could speak outside. The man was visibly intoxicated, Martin said. As ...

NYPD officer accused of choking Eric Garner five years ago has been fired

The New York police officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner in 2014 has been fired and will not receive his NYPD pension, Commissioner James O’Neill said Monday. “It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effectively serve as a New York City Police officer,” he said. Officer Daniel Pantaleo was found guilty in a disciplinary trial earlier this month of using...

Sip & Savor & Enjoy The Richmond Skyline

RICHMOND, Va- You have the chance to enjoy a night of live music and adult beverages for a good cause. The Virginia War Memorial Foundation is hosting its second annual “Sips On The Skyline” fundraiser, and you are invited! Kathy Owens and Bill Davis joined us live on our show to share the exciting details. Mixologist Barry Haneburg from Virago Spirits, one of the participating vendors...

Time for a Bathroom Update?

RICHMOND, Va. – Years of normal wear and tear can leave your bathroom cracked, rusty, or simply outdated. Our good friend Mark Binshtok of Mr. Fix It is here with an easy and cost effective solution that will add value to your worn-out bathroom. For more information you can visit www.mrfixitva.com or call (804) 726-8000 for a free estimate. {*THIS SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY ...

Pursue your degree in Technology and Business 

RICHMOND, Va. – Graduates with degrees in business and technology are in high-demand and our friends at Bryant and Stratton college have some terrific options for 2019. Bryant and Stratton will help you achieve your degree and send you on the way to a rewarding career. Campus Director Beth Murphy made a return visit to our studio and shared the details behind the different programs that they...

Richmond Window

RICHMOND, Va- Renewal by Andersen has an amazing sale this month: Save $300 on every window and save $825 on every patio door. Plus, get an extra $250 off your entire project. That’s with no money down, no payments and no interest for one year. Also, did you know, unlike most contractors, Renewal by Andersen’s Certified Master Installers only install windows and doors? Learn why that&r...

Put On Your Dancing Shoes

RICHMOND, Va. – Do you love to dance? CBS6 is a proud sponsor of the RVA Bachata Congress that’s coming up September 6th-8th. Tune in to hear what’s in store for this years event with Board Members Valorie Watkins and Anita Fung-Wu followed by a special dance performance from Emily Johnson and Anthony Quintana. Come on out and enjoy the The RVA Salsa Bachata Foundation ...

Police release church break-in video

RICHMOND, Va. — Police detectives are looking for the man who broke into a Richmond church. “At approximately 9:28 a.m. on Friday, August 9, officers responded to the Faith Holy Church at 1022 North 22nd Street for the report of a break in,” a Richmond Police spokesperson said. “When police arrived, the victim told police that earlier that morning an unknown man had pushed ...

VCU’s Free Store is now open for students, staff

RICHMOND, Va. — Being a college student can be tough on the bank account, so VCU’s Office of Sustainability has opened a resource to help their students get free school supplies and items for their everyday needs. It’s called VCU’s Free Store and it opened for business Monday morning. The Free Store provides the VCU community with equitable access to necessities. The store ...

Boater admits to role in friend’s death on the water; plea agreement in jeopardy

LANCASTER, Va. — On a day when Rand Hooper could have gone to jail for his friend Graham McCormick’s death, the Richmond man left Lancaster County Court free on bond. This after Judge Herbert Hewitt deferred whether to accept or reject Hooper’s guilty plea and instead requested a pre-sentence report. Hooper attempted to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter and failure to stop...

7th-grader brings home $15k from county fair, donates it all to children’s hospital

HURON COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio boy’s massive act of kindness has his school calling him a hero. Diesel Pippert, a seventh-grader in Western Reserve Schools, drew in $15,000 in livestock premiums at the Huron County Fair large animal sale. Instead of pocketing the cash, Pippert decided to donate it all to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The money will help find cures for chil...