VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 18, 2023
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. 18, 2023:
Officers who pulled over Army lieutenant ordered to pay less than $4,000
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans
A jury ruled Tuesday that one Windsor police officer used excessive force and another illegally searched the car of a Black soldier when he was pulled over in 2020.
Gen Z candidates increasingly entering local, state races in Virginia
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart
An 18-year-old candidate set to run in a primary for a seat on the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors could join Nadarius Clark and Isaac Kelley among a new generation of Virginia officials.
In other news:
- Legislation aims to provide free school meals for all Virginia students (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
- Recent shootings raise stakes for pro-gun lobbyists in Richmond (The Washington Post)
- At Virginia Tech, research is turning food scraps to bioplastic (The Roanoke Times)
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