14-year-old shooting; Hate crime in restaurants; Youngkin’s Energy Plan
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Here’s a look at our top headlines from Tuesday:
A miner seriously injured in a shooting in the south
A teenager is hospitalized after being shot dead in Richmond last night.
He is the third teenager shot dead in the city in the past three weeks.
The latest shooting took place on Kinsley Avenue near Broad Rock Boulevard and Sunbury Road around 8:30 p.m.
Police say a 14-year-old boy was shot dead. His mother then took him to the hospital.
He has life-threatening injuries but is stable.
RPS Rejects Youngkin’s Transgender Model Policies
This proposal would have required schools to only recognize the gender of a transgender student if a parent requested it in writing and submitted legal documents.
It also states that if a child consults a counselor on gender-related issues, a parent must be informed.
The RPS board resolution says these actions reverse progress made to protect transgender students in previous years.
Superintendent Jason Kamras says he supports the council’s decision.
An Indian restaurant vandalized this weekend
India K’ Raja on West Broad Street was the victim of vandalism over the weekend.
India K’ Raja on West Broad Street has been spray painted with racist words on the back of the restaurant.
Owner Tony Sappel says he was returning from a catering event on Saturday night when he came across the writing.
The restaurant doors will remain open while they work to remove the paint.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police.
Governor Youngkin announces new energy plan
Governor Youngkin unveils new energy policy – including an “all of the above” approach – and a major nod to nuclear power.
Youngkin made the announcement at Delta Star Incorporated – a company that manufactures transformers and other electrical equipment.
He called for a policy that encompasses many forms of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power and renewables like wind and solar.
Youngkin also wants to roll back clean energy legislation passed under the previous administration.
Richmond SPCA to help animals after hurricanes
10 dogs will arrive in River City tomorrow – as part of an effort to help island shelters after Hurricane Fiona.
The SPCA is also getting requests to help Florida dogs in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, but they have to find homes for the dogs in their care — to make more room at the center.
Starting today, the SPCA will be running a special adoption offer where people can name their price for bringing home an adult dog.
Another cloudy and cold day
A slow moving offshore storm will keep temperatures cool and light showers locked in early tomorrow.
Highs will be in the 50s.
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