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    Getty Alex Jones InfoWars host Alex Jones yelled at park employees in Austin, saying they were using the “COVID hoax” to charge money to enter parks. Jones’ name became a top-trending Twitter topic on Wednesday as discussed the video, which originally started to circulate on Monday. “Now you guys use your COVID hoax...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Lifeguards have returned to four of Seattle’s beaches: Madison, Magnuson, west Green Lake and Pritchard. People have flocked to the city’s nine swimming beaches, which hadn’t been staffed all summer due to concerns about the coronavirus, said Rachel Schulkin, a spokesperson for Seattle Parks and Recreation. “The city was really working with...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Beginning Friday, only three beaches in Minneapolis will have lifeguards on duty. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board says that the reduction in lifeguards is due to a staffing shortage. In a statement, assistant superintendent of recreation Tyrize Cox said the board has been trying to hire additional lifeguards all...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Swimming was being allowed at beaches on Long Island Thursday, but now with the addition of a "Shark Patrol" in one town.Hempstead announced they were starting a "Shark Patrol" after several recent sightings. Nassau County will also have enhanced helicopter patrols and intensified marine ocean patrols, following two days of...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A Long Island lifeguard described a terrifying scene as a shark was spotted acting aggressive just feet from swimmers Tuesday.There have been at least six shark sightings in the waters off Nassau County since Monday, and though beaches remain open, there is limited swimming and extra precautions in place."It's a...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Nassau County will use a helicopter to survey the water and lifeguards will do a check before allowing swimming at Long Island's beaches after two days of shark sightings.A Hempstead lifeguard spotted a shark at Atlantic Beach around 3 p.m. Tuesday, while a lifeguard at Jones Beach also spotted a...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- More shark sightings in the waters off Long Island beaches have once again halted swimming Tuesday, as new safety measures and restrictions were put into place.A Hempstead lifeguard spotted a shark at Atlantic Beach around 3 p.m., while a lifeguard at Jones Beach also spotted a shark close to the...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Some restrictions may be in place at Long Island beaches on Tuesday after there were three shark sightings on Monday afternoon.While swimmers were allowed back into the water in Hempstead later Monday, Long Beach decided to wait until Tuesday morning to reopen.Officials are expected to hold a news conference Tuesday...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Some restrictions may be in place at Long Island beaches on Tuesday after there were three shark sightings on Monday afternoon.While swimmers were allowed back into the water in Hempstead later Monday, Long Beach decided to wait until Tuesday morning to reopen.Officials are expected to hold a news conference Tuesday...
    Demi Kollias remembers seeing him for the last time in early March at his sandwich shop, Claymont Steak Shop, a local institution where the former vice-president has his habits. As with each of his visits, he took the time, between two bites of “cheesesteak”, the house specialty, to discuss and take pictures with the...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Shark sightings off Lido West Beach on Long Island prompted Hempstead area beaches to be closed Monday until further notice.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard first reported seeing a significant sized shark by a lifeguard on a surfboard. They weren't sure of the exact size.The Town of Hempstead contacted Long Beach,...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A lifeguard spotted a shark off Lido West Beach on Long Island, prompting swimming to be suspended at Hempstead area beaches.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard reported seeing a significant sized shark by a lifeguard on a surfboard. They weren't sure of the exact size.The Town of Hempstead contacted Long Beach,...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A lifeguard spotted a shark off Lido West Beach on Long Island, prompting swimming to be suspended at Hempstead area beaches.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard reported seeing a significant sized shark by a lifeguard on a surfboard. They weren't sure of the exact size.The Town of Hempstead contacted Long Beach,...
    The Newport Beach Fire Department is feeling the effect of the coronavirus among its own ranks. Ten firefighters and 11 lifeguards had tested positive for the virus, Fire Chief Jeff Boyles confirmed Friday. Boyles said the virus apparently broke through to his crews through community spread and not while directly treating coronavirus patients. He said...
    GLENVIEW, Ill. (CBS) — A public pool facility in Glenview has been shut down after two lifeguards were confirmed to have COVID-19. The Flick Outdoor Aquatic Center closed at 3 p.m. Thursday due to the lifeguards reporting confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The pools will stay closed on Friday for deep cleaning and disinfecting, and...
    What a (beach) bummer. The Big Apple’s beaches finally opened for swimming earlier this month — but long stretches of surf still remain off-limits due to a lack of lifeguards, making it tough to socially distance in the waters where taking a dip is allowed. In Brooklyn’s Coney Island, empty lifeguard chairs dotted large swaths...
    What a (beach) bummer. The Big Apple’s beaches finally opened for swimming earlier this month — but long stretches of surf still remain off-limits due to a lack of lifeguards, making it tough to socially distance in the waters where taking a dip is allowed. In Brooklyn’s Coney Island, empty lifeguard chairs dotted large swaths...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Beaches reopened for swimming on July 1 following coronavirus-related closures, but a shortage of lifeguards has kept large sections of shoreline off-limits, causing some beachgoers to crowd into the open bays, locals said.   “They are squeezing...
    NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — A Newport Beach lifeguard is being called a hero after performing two “extremely difficult, back-to-back rescues in high surf conditions” last week. Sean Richards was commended for his actions on Friday, when Newport Beach was hit by powerful waves that flooded the Balboa Peninsula and destroyed a boat. At 4 p.m....
    A 6-year-old boy drowned in a Wildwood hotel pool over the Fourth of July weekend. Police responded to Beachside Resort on Atlantic Avenue for a possible drowning with CPR in progress around 6:30 p.m. July 3, the Wildwood police and fire departments said in a joint police. One police officer and firefighters resumed life-saving efforts on the...
    The lingerie model was the 'lifeguard on duty' in a hot new photo. Candice Swanepoel showed off her booty when she wore both a cheeky swimsuit and a bikini top at the same time in a hot new snap shared online this week. The gorgeous photo showed the long-time Victoria’s Secret Angel as she posed...
    WILDWOOD, N.J. – Almost all beaches in the U.S. have been open for the summer and lifeguards are making changes to protect themselves and beach-goers from the coronavirus. Long-time lifeguards at beaches in New Jersey and Delaware say daily protocols look much different. “Whenever we come off the stand and we interact with the public, we’re going...