The Bulletin

A settlement in Liberty sexual misconduct case and more Va. headlines

By: - May 12, 2022 8:02 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan asked the Justice Department to enforce a federal law that appears to ban protests outside Supreme Court justices’ homes. Fairfax County officials also rejected Youngkin’s request for a secure perimeter around the home of Justice Samuel Alito.—Washington Post

• Democratic Sen. Joe Morrissey lashed out at a producer for his own radio show after the producer suggested Morrissey supported overturning Roe v. Wade “in a roundabout way.”—VPM

• “A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit against two former police officers accused of protecting a sex trafficking ring in northern Virginia in exchange for sex can move forward.”—Associated Press

• John Dewberry, the owner of the ill-fated Landmark Hotel on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, has been hit with a $43 million judgment for copyright infringement after violating the terms of an earlier settlement with Georgia-based company Dewberry Engineers.—Daily Progress

• A Roanoke gun violence commission wants to use some of its funds to purchase gun locks for local families.—Roanoke Times

• New court documents suggest a settlement has been reached in the lawsuit 12 women filed against Liberty University over the school’s handling of sexual misconduct cases.—Associated Press

• Dominion Energy is “hardening” part of the power grid in Fredericksburg after major snowstorm outages earlier this year.—WTOP

• A former Virginia union treasurer pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $30,000.—Richmond Times-Dispatch


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