The Bulletin

A new cold case database and more Virginia headlines

By: - June 21, 2022 8:04 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• An appointee by Gov. Glenn Youngkin to the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board “publicly disparaged people on Twitter and trolled accounts with obscenities,” including making lewd remarks about Vice President Kamala Harris.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A new cold-case database is intended to bring new attention to unsolved killings in Virginia.—Virginian-Pilot

• One of the four inmates who escaped from a federal prison facility in Hopewell has turned himself in.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder appears to be on his yacht in Cannes after declining an invitation from the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform to testify on multiple accusations of sexual harassment and other workplace issues within the team.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• “A fair housing test conducted by the Fairfax County Office of Human Rights, in partnership with the Equal Rights Center, showed ‘discernable differences’ between housing providers’ treatment of white and minority testers.”—InsideNOVA

• A man has died and another has been injured after a cave-in inside of a Giles County limestone mine.—Roanoke Times

• A Lynchburg business group is commissioning a study on why the metro area has been so slow to recover since the 2008 recession.—Cardinal News

• Nine localities, including Petersburg, are six months late to finish their annual financial audits and submit them to the state for review.—Progress-Index

• A 2,000 pound 19th-century anchor that was stolen from a museum in Poquoson was found nine months later buried in a nearby backyard.—Virginian-Pilot


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