VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 29, 2024
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Jan. 29, 2024:
Virginia lawmaker seeks to rein in police lies during interrogation
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
Del. Jackie Glass’ bill was prompted by five cases in Virginia Beach in which police forged forensic science reports and used them to question suspects.
The list of potential sites for a permanent downtown transit hub has been whittled down to five.
In other news:
- Virginia House advances bill to ban use of cyanide in metal mining (Virginia Mercury)
- Victim in Huguenot graduation shooting speaks out: 'That’s when we started to hear gunshots' (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
- Roanoke College launches cannabis studies program (Cardinal News)
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