VPM Daily Newscast: May 6, 2022
VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Friday, May 6, 2022
Virginia Court of Appeals to hear ‘Waverly Two’ exoneration case
Reported by VPM News' Whittney Evans
Today, a Virginia court will consider exonerating a man convicted of murdering a Waverly police officer nearly 25 years ago. The case involves two Black men sentenced to life in prison despite a jury finding them not guilty of the murder.
Jamestown historic site is at risk of “going underwater”
Reported by WHRO News' Katherine Hafner
The Jamestown settlement is one of America’s oldest historic sites. But it’s becoming more and more threatened by climate change. Officials say Jamestown was just named one of the most endangered historic places in the nation.
Reported by WMRA News' Randi B. Hagi
After the pandemic surge in adoptions, animal shelters in our region are filling up again. Shelter workers are seeing a lot of adult dogs brought in as strays and as their owners surrender them.
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