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    CHICAGO (WLS) -- City officials are preparing for a historically violent weekend in Chicago.With high temperatures predicted throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend, police will likely have their hands full.CPD has already said it plans to put around 1,200 extra officers on the street starting Thursday night through Sunday.Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke about the citys holiday safety plan Thursday afternoon.This has got to be an all-hands-on-deck approach to community, Mayor Lightfoot said. Its not just on the police department....
    DENVER (CBS4) – Going to college may be a little easier for some Denver Public Schools graduates. The Community College of Denver is offering free fall semester tuition and waiving associated fees to any DPS 2020 senior who received a diploma this year. (credit: CBS) The deadline to apply is July 15th, and there are several requirements, they include: proof of residency, filling out an application for CCD, complete a DPS 2020 graduate from, establish good academic standing, fill out...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Going to college may be a little easier for some Denver Public Schools graduates. The Community College of Denver is offering free fall semester tuition and waiving associated fees to any DPS 2020 senior who received a diploma this year. (credit: CBS) The deadline to apply is July 15th, and there are several requirements, they include: proof of residency, filling out an application for CCD, complete a DPS 2020 graduate from, establish good academic standing, fill out...
    SAN ANTONIO – City, county and local hospital officials are providing community members with an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in Bexar County Thursday. Local officials are urging community members to continue to work together to contain the spread of the COVID-19 by staying home whenever possible as many families look to celebrate Fourth of July weekend. Related: COVID-19 hospitalizations surge past 1,000 mark in San Antonio On July 1, Bexar County reported 439 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City One of the most important cultural hubs in Chinatown, destroyed in a massive inferno back in January and partially demolished later, will be rebuilt with the city’s help, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. De Blasio announced that the city’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will provide $80 million toward the reconstruction of 70 Mulberry St., which housed several education...
    Westchester Community College announced its plan to open in the fall semester amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The college will continue remote education for the majority of its courses during the fall semester, school officials announced on Thursday, July 2. The plan was developed by the college’s Pandemic Response Team in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the college, a majority of classes will be conducted entirely through remote or online environments with instructors and...
    Pokémon Go’s July Community Day will focus on Gastly and take place on July 19 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. in your local time. Gastly won second place in a vote, losing out to Weedle, which had its Community Day in June. Gastly and its evolution previously had featured days before, though never a Community Day. Its Shiny form has already been released, but this is a good opportunity for players who missed out on previous events to nab...
    7/2/20 statement on COVID-19 from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District Two weeks of increases in COVID-19 cases in the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District point to a concerning sign that our community is moving in the wrong direction to contain the virus. Districtwide, confirmed cases have increased 21% in the past two weeks. Statewide, the seven-day average number of cases has more than doubled in...
    Jaime Harrison has released an ad about the need for police reform and accountability addressing it to his sons as he seeks to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) in their South Carolina Senate race. READ MORE: Sen. Lindsey Graham outraised by Dem challenger Jaime Harrison The “My Community” ad is narrated by the Black Democrat who has raised millions in his bid to replace the GOP senator who is closely aligned to President Donald Trump. Recent polling has shown that the...
    The Minneapolis Aquatennial won’t have any in-person events this summer, but activities, content and memories will be shared on social media July 22-25, according to an Aquatennial news release Thursday. Content will be @Aquatennial on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and on the Aquatennial webiste: aquatennial.com/aqua2020. The Aquatennial statement said COVID-19 impacts on health safety moved events online: “We will always prioritize community safety over celebrations. More importantly, Minneapolis is still reeling from the death of George Floyd. Our community has...
    A Jersey Shore couple best known for working magic with animals, especially as popular dog-training professionals, were left homeless on Wednesday after a lightning strike destroyed their house and kennel -- killing several pets, authorities said,  Friends and clients of Liz Casterlin and Mark Buglio -- owners of J&R Kennel LLC at 318 Beckerville Road in Manchester -- have made a plea to the community to donate food and essential supplies to the couple.   At least two cats, a bird...
    CORONAVIRUS infection rates were stable in the week after shops and schools reopened, new figures show. Around 25,000 people in England had Covid-19 at any given time between June 14 and June 27, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 7 This is equivalent to 0.04 per cent of the population, or around one in 2,200 people, the ONS said. In the previous two weeks - from...
    For 42 years, Feathers Night Club has served as a safe place for the LGBT community. But the River Edge establishment has been closed for four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, its struggling to stay alive. In an effort to avoid closure, owner Paul Binnetti has launched a GoFundMe to help its survival, where more than $12,500 had been raised as of Thursday morning. Feathers, New Jerseys longest running gay club still in existence, opened on June 21, 1978. That...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced the reimagined Taste of Chicago To-Go from July 8 to 12, so food lovers can still enjoy one of the citys most famous summertime traditions.Back in May, City officials cancelled the entire slate of city special summer events have been canceled through Sept. 7, or Labor Day as the state and city continue to work to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Taste of...
    For 42 years, Feathers Night Club has served as a safe place for the LGBT community. But the River Edge establishment has been closed for four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, its struggling to stay alive. In an effort to avoid closure, owner Paul Binnetti has launched a GoFundMe to help its survival, where more than $12,500 had been raised as of Thursday morning. Feathers, New Jerseys longest running gay club still in existence, opened on June 21, 1978. That...
    DUBLIN — The already booming city of Dublin has rejected even more housing, as the City Council rejected the massive “At Dublin” project that would have included senior homes, apartments, restaurants and a theater. The “At Dublin” project, slated for 76 acres of currently open land north of Interstate 580 and east of Tassajara Road, has been met with criticism from residents for years, citing concerns about traffic, a lack of affordable housing and in general, too much housing in...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The death of George Floyd has renewed efforts to change systemic racism, an issue that resonates with every minority group in Minnesota. Some of the state’s Asian-American leaders are challenging its community to ask where it stands in the fight against racism. Terri Thao, of Nexus Community partners, explained why Asian-Americans have, in the past, been less overtly aggressive in that fight. “Historically, we’ve always been a group that’s been chased out of whatever geography we’ve been...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The death of George Floyd has renewed efforts to change systemic racism, an issue that resonates with every minority group in Minnesota. Some of the state’s Asian-American leaders are challenging its community to ask where it stands in the fight against racism. Terri Thao, of Nexus Community partners, explained why Asian-Americans have, in the past, been less overtly aggressive in that fight. “Historically, we’ve always been a group that’s been chased out of whatever geography we’ve been...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY BEATRIX LOCKWOOD Protests and marches for the rights of Black trans people drew thousands to the streets under the banner of “Black Trans Lives Matter” in recent weeks amid a global demonstrations against racism. Reuters digital editors Ben Kellerman and Arlene Washington hosted a conversation featuring the Black trans community as part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series during the...
    SAN ANTONIO – Since elected to San Antonio City Council in 2013, District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran has constantly pushed for the city to build a police substation on the city’s Southeast Side to combat crime.  But with recent protests pushing police reform, she says this is an incredible opportunity to explore a public safety substation instead.  “Re-envisioning this now, we have a great opportunity, because our bond is coming up in 2022 and we can have the dollars and...
    A MIAMI-DADE police officer has been relieved of duty after body camera footage showed him hitting a woman who had been shouting at him. Antonio Clemente Rodriguez was captured in video recorded in a terminal at Miami International Airport on Wednesday night. 3 Footage shows Miami-Dade police officer Antonio Clemente Rodriguez hitting a woman who had been shouting at him 3 The pair are seen speaking before the incident Rodriguez and the unidentified woman, both of whom are black, can...
    (CNN)A few weeks into the coronavirus quarantine, 16-year-old Emmy Apfel was sitting at home in Palo Alto, California, with nothing to do. It was her schools spring break, everything was canceled and the overwhelming boredom left her grasping for something, anything, to occupy her time.She posted an ad on the website Nextdoor, offering to help tutor younger students at risk of falling behind as schools shifted to online classes. Within 30 minutes, she had received 50 replies.OK, the sophomore thought....
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Looking for light in the darkest of days, artists in Oak Park are teaming up to spark creativity in their community. When life gets heavy, Taylor Pannell doesn’t just look for the helpers, she tries to become one. “I feel the weight of the world right now,” Pannell said. “My best friend last night let me know he feels … traumatized.” Between a pandemic and a national fight for racial justice, a number of things are on...
    DAVIS (CBS13) — The city of Davis is considering a first-of-its-kind plan to remove the name “police” from the Davis Police Department. Davis councilmember Will Arnold is proposing replacing the name “Police Department” with “Community Safety Department,” as part of the city’s efforts for police reform. “It sends a signal that we’re serious,” Councilmember Arnold said. “A name change alone won’t solve this complex issue, but it’s a step towards the fundamental reforms our community wants.” The title “police officer”...
    An officer for the Miami-Dade Police Department was caught on camera while sucker-punching a woman in the face on Wednesday night. The assault unfolded at the Miami International Airport, when the woman and the cop began arguing, according to a video of the incident filmmaker Billy Corben posted to Twitter. It’s unclear what sparked the dispute, but the video begins as the woman steps up to and shouts at the officer. “You’re black. You’re acting like you’re white but...