The Bulletin

A Norfolk storm protection plan and more Va. headlines

By: - March 17, 2023 7:15 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Three former employees of Central State Hospital have been charged in the death of mental health patient Irvo Otieno in addition to seven Henrico County sheriff’s deputies. Otieno’s family is now working with civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who also represented the family of George Floyd.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A Northern Virginia man was arrested for allegedly shining a laser pointer at a police helicopter.—CBS News

• “As Norfolk weighs storm protection plan, Black residents want more say.”—Washington Post

• Virginia farmers are worried about the impact of Tyson Foods’ decision to close a poultry plant in Glen Allen.—WTVR

• The University of Virginia men’s basketball team was upset by Furman University in the first round of the NCAA tournament.—Richmond Times-Dispatch


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