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VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.

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VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.

    12/02/21 - Richmond implements Marcus Alert system for mental health emergencies

    12/02/21 - Richmond implements Marcus Alert system for mental health emergencies

    Richmond became one of five Virginia regions to implement a Marcus Alert system yesterday; The family of a man fatally shot by Virginia Beach Police have renewed calls for a federal investigation after learning the officer involved won’t face charges; Planning Commissioners in Chesterfield are trying to streamline four parts of the county’s Comprehensive Plan; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min
    12/01/21 - Attorney urges a ruling on the case of two Virginia men found not guilty but sentenced to life

    12/01/21 - Attorney urges a ruling on the case of two Virginia men found not guilty but sentenced to life

    An attorney for two men serving life in prison for killing a Virginia police officer is urging the State Court of Appeals to rush to overturn their convictions; No charges will be filed against the Virginia Beach police officer who fatally shot 25-year-old Donovon Lynch last March during a chaotic night at the oceanfront; Petersburg City Councilor Treska Wilson-Smith expressed concern over a potential casino; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min
    11/30/21 - Book selection in Virginia schools isn’t uniform, but experts say diversity is key

    11/30/21 - Book selection in Virginia schools isn’t uniform, but experts say diversity is key

    Some Virginia schools have recently removed certain book titles from school library shelves immediately following parent complaints. But experts warn that this is dangerous and could violate state law; Employers are debating whether going back to the office is necessary; Longtime Virginian-Pilot movie and theater critic Mal Vincent died this weekend; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min
    11/24/21 - Defendants in Unite the Right case found guilty on four of six counts

    11/24/21 - Defendants in Unite the Right case found guilty on four of six counts

    Organizers of the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville will have to pay millions of dollars in damages for their involvement; HUD has awarded the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority a $450,000 grant; Tips from VCU Health experts about how to keep your family safe this holiday season; and other local news stories.

    • 5 min
    11/23/21 - Jury deliberations continue in Unite the Right trial

    11/23/21 - Jury deliberations continue in Unite the Right trial

    The jury will meet behind closed doors for a third day of deliberations, in the civil trial against over a dozen white nationalist leaders and groups connected to the 2017 Unite the Right rally; The City of Richmond is soliciting bids to remove the monument and grave of A.P. Hill; After a more than 40-year hiatus, the Armstrong-Walker Classic will return with a parade this Saturday; and other local news stories.

    • 5 min
    11/19/21 - State candidates report racism, sexism on campaign trail

    11/19/21 - State candidates report racism, sexism on campaign trail

    In a multiple week-long investigation, several candidates in the recent statewide elections told VPM News they experienced both overt and subtle racism, sexism, and Islamophobia while campaigning this year; Jury deliberations will begin today in the trial against white nationalists who planned the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville; Some voters in Chesterfield County woke up yesterday in a soon-to-be new district. That’s because the Board of Supervisors approved a new magisterial map; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min

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