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    By David Shwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Arizona's largest county who built a national reputation as a staunch opponent of illegal immigration and found a powerful ally in President Donald Trump, is seeking to win his old job in Tuesday's Republican primary. Arpaio, 88, who called himself “America’s toughest sheriff,”...
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Courts in two West Virginia counties are closing until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic. All courts in Lincoln County are being closed, according to an order Monday. State health officials said the county recorded around 20 cases in the last week and a total of 45 active cases. The...
    (CNN)Jails can be a large source of coronavirus spread both inside the facility and in the surrounding communities, researchers reported Monday.Inmates going in and out of Chicago's Cook County Jail appear to have carried the infection as they went, the researchers reported in the journal Health Affairs.Across the country, those behind bars have been hit...
    DAVID DE GEA posted a hilarious lookalike picture of Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell. And fans were quick to joke the Scottish Premiership manager had taken the Spaniard's place as Manchester United's No1. 2David De Gea posted a hilarious picture of lookalike Ross County manager Stuart Kettlewell 2The likeness between the Scottish Premiership boss and...
    A 6-year-old Nebraska boy who had been battling the coronavirus and previously received a triple organ transplant, has died, according to a report on Monday. Derryk Ramirez-Lopez had faced a series of medical ailments before he was set to begin the first grade this year in Omaha, according to the Omaha World-Herald. “Derryk’s family tells us a recent COVID-19 diagnosis presented...
    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — The coronavirus is showing some signs of slowing down in California, with the exception of the Central Valley, which is now the state’s main hotspot. San Joaquin county reported staggering 402 new cases Monday along with 12 new deaths. The county now has more than 11,885 infections. Hospital ICUs in...
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona will be in the national spotlight in November as a presidential battleground and the home of one of the most closely watched Senate contests in the country. But Tuesday's primary features few big-ticket contests. Republican Sen. Martha McSally faces a challenge from...
    EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — The owners of two El Dorado County restaurants have lost their health permits after openly defying state health rules. Café El Dorado and Apple Bistro face hundreds of dollars in fines, but the owners said they won’t close. Customers said they’ll keep coming if the doors stay open. Both restaurants...
              A group that called a political candidate “literally Hitler” in a flyer won its case challenging a law that criminalizes the use of “false language” in campaign literature. The judge presiding over the case, which was heard Thursday, called the law “incompatible with the First Amendment.” The mailer...
    Los Angeles County’s top public health official Monday announced an investigation into a party thrown for “first responders” at a Hollywood bar over the weekend that seemed to fly in the face of social distancing requirements as coronavirus cases continue to rise in Southern California. Barbara Ferrer, director of the county’s public health department, said...
    CRAIG, Colo. (CBS4) – Three Meeker residents pleaded guilty to poaching two trophy bull elk last fall. Colorado Parks and Wildlife was called to investigate the case on Sept. 25. Two trophy elk racks forfeited at sentencing in Moffat County poaching case (credit CPW) A witness reported a wounded bull elk and a suspicious truck...
    COLUSA COUNTY (CBS13) – From the air and the ground, Cal Fire is working hard to put out the flames of the Site Fire. Their other battle one you can’t see: COVID-19. “When we have a large number of firefighters, we ensure that they are separated, the equipment is being cleaned more often and that they are begin...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Clinica Romero, a health clinic in Los Angeles specializing in providing care to the most underserved communities of the city, has won a $100,000 grant to help better serve patients during the coronavirus pandemic.The clinic, with locations in Boyle Heights and Pico Union/Westlake, won the grand prize in the LA2050 Grants...
    First grade teacher Yolanda Vasquez (R) stands in protest along with other teachers and counselors in front of the Hillsborough County Schools District Office on July 16, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. Teachers and administrators from Hillsborough County Schools rallied against the reopening of schools due to health and safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Octavio...
    SAN MATEO COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- It hasn't even been 24 hours since San Mateo County's indoor businesses were mandated to close and public officials are already saying, "we'll fine you," if you're not wearing a face covering."This solution around fines; First it brings attention but the second thing it does, is that it saves...
    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — As Hurricane Isaias moves up the East Coast toward Maryland, officials in flood-prone Ellicott City are gearing up for the possibility of more high water. Isaias is expected to bring between three and six inches of rain to central Maryland, with some spots picking up even more. It will be...
    CASTRO VALLEY (CBS SF) — A U-Haul vehicle containing the possessions of an East Bay family that was stolen this past weekend has been found in Oakland with at least some of the contents intact, according to authorities. The family’s plans to move to Utah were put on hold after the U-Haul moving truck packed...
    (CBS DETROIT) – A lot is at stake in the 2020 August primary.  “If you live in Detroit which has been turned into a slaughterhouse for coronavirus, you want to know if the schools are going to be safe for your children? Is the community going to be safe for you,” said Sam Riddle, political...
    A helicopter crashed Monday evening into the Tennessee River and authorities were searching for one of four passengers not accounted for, according to local media reports. The crash occurred just after 7:40 p.m. four miles west of the Downtown Island Airport in Knoxville, the Federal Aviation Administration told Fox News. Four people were aboard the Eurocopter EC-130,...
    Several D.C.-area coronavirus testing sites are closed Tuesday due to Hurricane Isaias. Most of the area is under a tropical storm warning, as Isaias — which was upgraded to hurricane status Monday night as it headed toward the Carolinas — is expected to bring torrential rain and risk of flooding Tuesday. Because of the impending...
    CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) — Several people were detained Monday after deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said they found more than 1,000 roosters allegedly used for fighting during the execution of a search warrant on a Chatsworth property. According to the sheriff’s department, a search warrant issued for the Sacred Oaks Ranch on Browns...
    CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KGO) -- A stolen U-Haul truck filled with a Castro Valley family's personal belongings has been located in Oakland, Alameda County sheriffs say. Officials announced the recovery of the truck on Twitter on Monday after it was reported missing on Saturday morning. LOCATED: The U-HAUL was located unoccupied a short time ago...
    THREE employees at a morgue in Michigan have been fired after a worker brought a cake decorated with an image of a black penis into the lunch room, according to a report. The offensive cake was served one day after George Floyd died while in police custody, the Detroit Free Press reported. 2 The Macomb...
    A Warren County girl was airlifted with a head injury after she fell riding a scooter Monday afternoon, State Police said. The girl was riding a scooter in the area of 13 Summerfield Rd. in White Township when she fell and hit her head around 2:25 p.m., Sgt. Lawrence Peele told Daily Voice. The girl...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside and San Bernardino counties both reported new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus over the weekend, while Ventura County reported additional cases. Performers with the Zoppe Italian Family Circus prepare to go onstage during the world premiere of their drive-in circus performed amid the COVID-19 pandemic July 31 in Ventura....
    A female pedestrian was struck on a Wyckoff sidewalk by an out-of-control vehicle driven by a 17-year-old boy, authorities said. The boy apparently was turning when he lost control while turning from Newton Road onto Wyckoff Avenue shortly after 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The boy tried to avoid hitting another...
    The 20-year-old driver in a North Bergen hit-and-run that seriously injured a 47-year-old woman was located after several weeks in Delaware and arrested, said authorities who charged her. Diana Smith, of Elsmere, DE, was behind the wheel of a black Honda Civic that struck the West New York woman at the intersection of Boulevard East and...
    A 15-year-old Georgia girl was nearly mauled to death by two pit bulls on Friday while she was walking through her neighborhood as authorities charge the dogs’ owner with reckless conduct. Joslyn Stinchcomb has been placed on a ventilator by doctors at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after she had her scalp torn off, her...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California appears to be getting a grip on a resurgence of the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, though he warned the state is a long way from reopening some of the businesses it shuttered for a second time last month because of rising infections and hospitalizations. The average weekly number...
    Local lawmakers and medical professional from California laid out their plans on Monday to have racism declared a public health crisis throughout the state after various cities and counties voted on measures to label the issue an emergency. Dr. Ravi Kavasery, a physician with AltaMed Health Services, told The Orange County Register that due to the Trump administration's enforcement of...
    DELANO, Calif. (AP) — An inmate was stabbed to death at a Central California prison, authorities said Monday. Omar Orane, 40, was attacked by another inmate last Thursday morning at Kern Valley State Prison, according to a statement from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Guards used “chemical agents” to break up the attack,...
    SAN ANTONIO – Though the COVID-19 Bexar County Courthouse protocol meant that the families of participants in the Bexar County Mental Health Court program were prohibited from attending graduation ceremonies, they will still get an opportunity to see the graduation. Bexar County Court 12 Judge Yolanda Huff, who manages the specialty court, arranged to have...
    San Antonio – Duplicate entries and out-of-county cases were behind the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s removal of 619 COVID-19 cases from Bexar County’s running tally over the weekend. While the city reported 524 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the running tally actually dropped by 95 cases, from 41,177 on Saturday to 41,082 —a 619...
    A wanted Newark man tried to avoid detection by switching seats with his passenger when a Carlstadt police officer stopped him for making an illegal turn, authorities said. The silver Nissan that illegally turned right off northbound Route 120 into the Hampton Inn parking lot also had tinted windows and an obstructed license plate when...
    A Silver Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing in Fairfield County. Kayfli Leandro was last seen Monday afternoon, Aug. 3 in Norwalk. She is described as being 5-foot-3, 110 pounds with black hair, and brown eyes. Anyone who has seen her or has information about her whereabouts is asked...
    DELANO, Calif. (AP) — An inmate was stabbed to death at a Central California prison, authorities said Monday. Omar Orane, 40, was attacked by another inmate last Thursday morning at Kern Valley State Prison, according to a statement from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Guards used “chemical agents" to break up the attack,...
    By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Tents are going up on the Navajo Nation with hand-washing stations. One tribe has shortened the hours for voting. A ticketing system will let voters in eastern Arizona cast a ballot curbside or inside. The coronavirus has forced changes to the way people will vote in...
    AFFTON, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 27-year-old St. Louis woman pepper sprayed employees at a pizza place after she was asked to leave because she wasn’t wearing a mask. St. Louis County police responded to a call Sunday at Incredible Pizza Company, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. Police said customers were asked to...
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    More than 250 employees in one Georgia school district are currently not working due to positive coronavirus tests or exposure to those infected. CNN reported Monday that about 260 employees with the Gwinnett County School District (GCPS), Georgia's largest school district, will not return for work for at least several days due to potential exposure to...
    A TEACHER has been arrested for allegedly having sex with the same 13-year-old female student he engaged in sexual activity with multiple times late last year.  William Gardner, 28, who taught at Barren County Middle School in Kentucky, was arrested last Wednesday after the underage girl told police she had sex with him again, local...
    Homeless families in Nassau County are set to move into an old hotel in the small hamlet of Jericho amid the coronavirus pandemic — but some locals aren’t exactly welcoming the newcomers with open arms, according to local reports. Next month, 80 homeless families in the Long Island county are expected to move into...
    SAN ANTONIO – On Monday, city officials confirmed 56 new COVID-19 cases in Bexar County during San Antonio’s nightly coronavirus briefing. The additional cases bring Bexar County’s cumulative case total to 41,138. “This is not a time to relax,” Nirenberg warned about the encouraging news on the low number of new cases. San Antonio...
    An option to remodel and expand the historic South St. Paul library building soon could be taken off the table. City officials have concluded that its preferred site for a new library — the existing location across the street from City Hall — will not work because Dakota County says it plans to keep operating...
    CHERRY VALLEY (CBSLA) — CalFire/Riverside County Fire Department officials Monday said the Apple Fire, which has burned more than 26,000 acres, was caused by a malfunctioning vehicle. A helicopter drops water on flames during the Apple Fire in Banning Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP-Getty) According to the department, a diesel-fueled vehicle emitting burning...
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County health officials reported 422 more cases of coronavirus Monday and no additional deaths. To date, the county’s total stands at 37,813 coronavirus cases and 651 deaths. On Sunday, two COVID-19 fatalities were reported. The county logged 87 coronavirus deaths last week and 70 the week prior. Currently, 555 confirmed...
    Topeka Capital-Journal, July 29 There’s an adage that good fences make good neighbors. When U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service filed a water impairment notice with the Kansas Department of Agriculture regarding water rights at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in 2013, it posed a grave threat to the region. The fences between local communities and the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — State Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and a group of public health officials expressed concern Monday about the potential for millions of renters across the state to be evicted later this month. Statewide emergency protections for renters, intended to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, are expected to end...
    REDWOOD CITY — San Mateo County supervisors are considering imposing fines on anyone who doesn’t comply with public health rules as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the Bay Area. Just days after the county went on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s state coronavirus watchlist, Supervisor David Canepa of Daly City is proposing an emergency ordinance on...
    California’s Apple fire spread to 26,450 acres Monday, Public Information Officer Daron Wyatt of the California Hearing Interagency Incident Management Team 2 told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Altogether, 2,296 personnel are responding to the fire, which is at 5% containment, Wyatt told the DCNF. The cause for the fire is still being investigated. One...