The Bulletin

Lynchburg man sues police over injuries from horseback pursuit and more Va. headlines

By: - September 15, 2023 7:30 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Two Virginia civil rights activists have filed a lawsuit, one of several nationwide, to keep Donald Trump off the 2024 ballot based on a provision in the 14th Amendment prohibiting anyone from holding office who engaged in rebellion or insurrection or offered aid and comfort to those who did.—Roanoke Times

• A Lynchburg-area man is suing three Lynchburg Police officers and seeking $5.3 million for injuries he sustained during an incident where the officers fired Tasers at him while he was on horseback and then caused him to be run over by a police cruiser.—News & Advance

• “Amazon will spend millions to help low- and middle-income families buy their first homes in the D.C. region.”—Washington Post

• Del. Matt Fariss, R-Campbell, was indicted on two felony charges “in an alleged hit-and-run that injured a woman he was seeing romantically and led her to obtain a protective order against him.”—Cardinal News

• Prince William officials backed away from plans to consider the highly contentious Digital Gateway proposal, which would open the county to 27 million more square feet of data center development, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.—InsideNoVa


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