State police to investigate Windsor traffic stop, Granite community worried about potential Richmond casino, two Holly Hazards to run for House, and more headlines

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• Gov. Ralph Northam announced a state police investigation into a traffic stop in Windsor after body camera footage went viral showing police officers drawing their guns and pepper spraying a Black and Latino driver who wasn’t charged with any crimes. After initially saying both officers were still employed, the town manager announced Sunday night one officer had been fired.—Virginian-Pilot

• Protesters and police clashed at the Virginia Beach oceanfront Saturday amid calls for accountability in the police shooting of Donovon Lynch.—Virginian-Pilot

• People connected to the Richmond area’s historically Black Granite community are worried a planned casino “would erode what is left of the area’s historic rural nature and African American legacy.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A Fairfax County judge dismissed a DUI-related misdemeanor charge after finding the local prosecutor’s decision not to participate in the case infringed on the defendant’s right to a fair process.—Washington Post

• A memorial honoring the enslaved people who built the University of Virginia was formally dedicated Saturday.—Daily Progress

• A Texas man has been charged with threatening to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia in an attempt to take down the internet.—Dallas Morning News

• A grand jury indicted four people for allegedly using the identities of Virginia prison inmates to get pandemic-related unemployment benefits.—Associated Press

• There are two Holly Hazards, one a Republican and one a Democrat, running for the House of Delegates this year.—Free Lance-Star

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