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UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape story

Posted: 07/30/2015 - Court records show three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author.

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Zoo in Crimea debuts white lion cubs

Posted: 07/30/2015 - Four white lion cubs have ventured outside to take their first steps at a safari park in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.

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12-year-old saves young sister from drowning

Updated: 07/30/2015 - A Michigan family is calling their 12-year-old with Down syndrome a hero after she jumped in the family pool to save her 3-year-old sister from drowning.

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Teen dies after 911 dispatch operator hangs up on caller

Updated: 07/30/2015 - A desperate emergency call to help a 17-year-old who was shot and killed in New Mexico is stirring controversy. A 911 dispatcher got angry and hung up on the woman who needed help, even after she pleaded her friend was dying.

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Mother pleads for son's stolen ashes

Updated: 07/30/2015 - A thief stole a purse out of one mom's car in northwestern Colorado Springs. Inside the purse, her son's ashes.

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St. John's wort can cause serious side effects

Posted: 07/30/2015 - St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

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Eric Berry's comeback inspires local cancer patient

Updated: 07/29/2015 - It's only been 8 months since his diagnosis, but Eric Berry is ready to get back on the field. The former Vol and now safety for the Kansas City Chiefs beat cancer and his story is inspiring patients going through the same battle.

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Plane debris found in Indian Ocean fuels MH370 speculation

Updated: 07/29/2015 - Plane debris found on the shore of the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean has fueled speculation on social media that it could be part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously vanished more than a year ago with 239 people on board.

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Language in the 'First Amendment Defense Act' stirring outrage

Posted: 07/29/2015 - Interpretations of a bill introduced by Congressman Raul Labrador (R-ID) have caused quite a bit of outrage. As it is currently written, the bill would allow people and businesses to act in accordance with their religious beliefs without government interference.

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Kingston teen says he's lucky to have caught massive catfish

Updated: 07/30/2015 - Troy Powers, 16, tells Local 8 News he was headed out on Watts Bar lake for just an ordinary day of fishing with his dad, Mike Powers and their family friend, Derrick Stafford. This time, the crew would come back with quite the story to tell.

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