Richmond police say they foiled 4th of July mass shootings and other headlines in Virginia

• Richmond police say a tip from a citizen helped them stop a planned mass shooting targeting a July 4th celebration. Details about the alleged plot are scarce. And the two men, from Guatemala, were only charged with possession of a firearm by a non-citizen.Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Women incarcerated at the Fluvanna Correctional Center in Virginia say they are served spoiled food. Prison officials disputed the allegations.—The call

• Some Virginia Beach residents seek answers after a pair of drownings on generally calm Chesapeake Bay beaches.—Virginien-Pilot

• A Radford man convicted of stealing from a hemp farm has been ordered to pay $300,000 in restitution.—Roanoke Times

• Charlottesville resident Khizr Khan, a Gold Star father who criticized former President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom today.Daily progress

• Virginia is dedicating nearly $5 million to preserve Civil War battlefields in the Shenandoah Valley.—OMCP

• A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit over conditions at a private immigration detention center in Farmville.—Associated press

• A Virginia Beach brewery demands the safe return of a colorful dolphin statue named Brewdolf. “Don’t force us to be full Liam Neeson of Taken on you.”—Virginien-Pilot

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