Construction has resumed along a rugged stretch of the Mountain Valley Pipeline right-of-way in Giles County. And early Tuesday, an opponent of the project locked herself to a piece of construction equipment there.
Officials with Virginia State Police (VSP) say a Harrisonburg man has been charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer after the individual allegedly attempted to pull over a motorcyclist on I-81.
Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the band Iced Earth, has agreed to cooperate with investigators in hopes of getting a lighter sentence, and the Justice Department will consider putting Schaffer in the federal witness security program.
Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.
Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, the person said. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity.