VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 15, 2022
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 Dec . 15 , 2022:
Stoney discusses road safety, quality at City Hall
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Mayor Levar Stoney offered an update on Richmond’s “three-pronged stool” of road quality and safety measures at City Hall on Wednesday. Virginia saw a 33% increase in estimated traffic fatalities this year, compared to 2021. Richmond has recorded 27 fatal accidents this year, according to the Richmond Police Department.
VDOT issues first road map for infrastructure climate resilience
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner
Rapid changes to the environment will endanger state and local infrastructure in the coming decades, according to a new report from the Virginia Department of Transportation.
In other news:
Henrietta Lacks' Roanoke statue funded, concept drawing to be released (The Roanoke Times)
Kaine endorses McClellan for McEachin's congressional seat (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
In case you missed it:
How the proposed US defense spending bill will impact Hampton Roads (The Virginian-Pilot)
Dozens attend Chesapeake meeting to express outrage at After School Satan Club (The Virginian-Pilot)