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Entire Buckingham elections office quits over baseless voter fraud claims and more Va. headlines

By: - April 11, 2023 7:30 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The mother of a Newport News 6-year-old who shot his teacher was indicted on a felony child neglect charge and a misdemeanor charge dealing with recklessly storing a loaded firearm in a way that endangers children. Local prosecutors also said they intend to convene a special grand jury to investigate security protocols at the school and potentially pursue more criminal charges.—Daily PressNew York Times

• The entire staff of Buckingham County’s elections office quit after being “hounded by baseless voter fraud allegations.”—NBC News

• “A police force and university in northern Virginia are teaming up for what they say will be a first-of-its-kind study that will seek over the next 20 years to assess the challenges police agencies face in recruitment and retention.”—Associated Press

• Congressional Republicans issued subpoenas seeking information about the FBI’s alleged efforts to probe “radical-traditionalist Catholic ideology” within Richmond-area Catholic churches.—Axios

• It was an unusually snow-free winter for much of the mid-Atlantic region.—Washington Post


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