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Petersburg tightens curfew for minors and more Va. headlines

By: - May 19, 2022 7:53 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• An investigation is underway after a police officer allegedly left a minor at the door of a state-run mental health facility in Staunton without waiting for an employee. “Just told the child to stay, like you would do with a dog,” said Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath. “It’s unacceptable.”—WRIC

• Norfolk police made an arrest in connection with the shooting that killed journalist Sierra Jenkins and two others.—Virginian-Pilot

• Petersburg is tightening its curfew for minors in response to a string of shootings in the city.—Progress-Index

• A Midlothian woman who worked for the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board pleaded guilty to using fake unemployment applications to get $1.2 million in COVID-19 relief funds.—Associated Press

• Virginia is averaging almost 3,000 new COVID-19 cases per day.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Federal officials are unwinding a newly announced disinformation board that drew pushback from Republicans, including Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares.—WTVR/AP

• Workers at a Target store in Christiansburg withdrew their petition to start a union.—Associated Press

• Richmond-based ice cream sandwich brand Nightingale is teaming up with heiress Nicky Hilton Rothschild on a honeycomb/Golden Graham flavor.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• People are going crazy for a newly reopened Long John Silver’s in Staunton.—Staunton News Leader


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