The Bulletin

Feds sharply criticize organ sharing nonprofit and more Va. headlines

By: - August 2, 2022 7:55 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• A special prosecutor concluded a town of Windsor police officer involved in a controversial 2020 traffic stop didn’t break any state laws but should be investigated by federal authorities for possible civil rights violations.—Virginian-Pilot

• A federal review found the Richmond-based United Network for Organ Sharing, the nonprofit that oversees organ donations across the country, “relies on out-of-date technology that has crashed for hours at a time and has never been audited by federal officials for security weaknesses or other serious flaws.”—Washington Post

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin named former GOP congressman Dave Brat, a former economics professor who now leads Liberty University’s business school, to the state’s Joint Advisory Board of Economists.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman asked to be removed from the website of an “election-denying right-wing sheriff’s organization,” insisting he isn’t a member of the group and doesn’t know why he was listed as one.—Loudoun Times-Mirror

• Roanoke officials are trying to figure out how to replace the city’s only public skate park, which is set to be demolished as part of a bridge replacement project.—Roanoke Times

• King William County officials denied a permit to let an LGBTQ-friendly, “clothing optional” campground expand.—Virginian-Pilot

• Republican Del. Dave LaRock is feuding with his Northern Virginia neighbors over posts and rainbow flags on a shared access road.—NBC4 Washington

• A former Greene County commissioner of revenue was sentenced to three months in federal prison for witness tampering in a drug case involving his son.—CBS19

• A Lunenburg County woman says she’s still in shock after seeing a snake crawl out of a popcorn bag in her grocery cart.—WTVR

• “People are really hyped up about these Richmond-made ice cream sandwiches”—Washingtonian

GET THE MORNING HEADLINES DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.