Latest News About «Local»:

    Madrid, Jul 12 (EFE) .- With the coronavirus crisis, many bars and restaurants have chosen to limit their gastronomic offer with a “reduced version” menu, plus summer tapas and classic dishes that attract local and foreign customers. In the center of Madrid, the summer tourist season is usually low due to extreme heat, but this year the pandemic has finished off the outlook and the terraces of the Plaza Mayor itself look even less than expected. After months of forced...
    (CNN)With coronavirus cases climbing across the US, local and state leaders have found themselves at odds over the types of restrictions that should be in place to move forward effectively.In Florida, Rep. Donna Shalala said the virus is still out of control and places like Miami are edging closer to shutting down for a second time. Its out of control across the state because our governor wont even tell everybody to wear masks. At least in Miami-Dade county, everyone must...
              President Donald Trump has rejected Gov. Tim Walz’s request for federal financial assistance to help rebuild portions of the Twin Cities that were destroyed by rioting. Nearly 1,500 Twin Cities businesses were vandalized, burned, or looted during the late May riots, with current estimates of the damage exceeding $500 million. Walz asked President Trump on July 2 to “declare a major disaster for the State of Minnesota because of extensive fire damage to...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — It’s been in place for less than 24 hours, but restaurant owners, local polticians and county residents seemed bewildered, angered and confused Saturday night by a health official’s order banning outdoor dining. If you live in Alameda County can you meet your friends for an al fresco dinner Saturday night? Many of the downtown Livermore and Pleasanton restaurants were ignoring the new state guidelines and continuing to offer outdoor dining. “This is really going insane. There’s...
    The man who spearheaded the federally incentivized Common Core State Standards initiative and referred to parents opposed to it as “white suburban moms” now says he backs “local control” of education. According to his column at Education Week, Arne Duncan is now a supporter of local control of education because President Donald Trump tweeted, “Schools must open in the fall!!!” The Obama-era education secretary, who served for seven years, wrote: I have never believed in local control more than I...
    OUR city centres and high streets are in peril. Nationwide, local shops, pubs and restaurants are struggling to survive the Covid crisis. They need our help. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 1We can all play a part in saving our towns and citiesCredit: Ian Whittaker - The Sun We can all play a part in saving our towns and cities. If we head out to eat, drink and shop, we can throw a...
    MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — A community fest for Black Lives Matter in Delaware County. Eyewitness News was in front of the Delaware County courthouse in Media on Saturday. Organizers hope to get more people involved in the Black Lives Matter movement. Borough resident and Drexel University student Senta Johnson spearheaded the event. “This is the community fest for Black Lives Matter, it’s a way for people from surrounding communities to come together, hear some live music, hear some young speakers...
    A Pennsylvania county commissioner recently called for Confederate statues at Gettysburg National Park to be removed, then deleted the online post due to major criticism. “The only thing I could think of to do was, okay, I’ll just take it down. I actually unpublished my page for a little bit. Next week, I’ll probably bring it back up,” said Adams County Commissioner Marty Qually (D). Qually claimed he was not trying to erase history but pointed to what happened when...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The community and local leaders are gathering in Harlem on Saturday night as part of an effort to stop a recent rash of shootings. Hundreds of people are expected to gather at the corner of 143rd Street and Malcolm X Boulevard around 7 p.m. to disrupt what they are calling senseless gun violence, CBS2’s Cory James reports. This all stems from recent shootings that have been happening all over the city. RELATED: Tracking Shootings In New...
    DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — Cleaning up monuments in Dundalk dedicated to the War of 1812 has become an annual tradition. It’s hosted by the Clean Bread and Cheese Creek Community. “I don’t care if it’s one year or 1,000 years,” said John Long, the founder of Clean Bread and Cheese Creek Community Cleanups. “If you died in service defending our country, you deserve to be honored.” The organization host multiple cleanups a year, they’ve done this specific cleanup for 12 years. Karen...
    HAMPTON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — With masks being mandated by Governor Tom Wolf, facial expressions can be lost and some people who are hard at hearing aren’t able to read lips. Several companies are making masks with clear material around mouths so people can see each other’s faces. This includes one in our area. Rose Morris with Abram’s Nation has been making masks since early in the pandemic. “Just happy to help,” she said while sewing a mask. Within the last...
    WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Employees at the JBS meat packing plant in Weld County were told there would be no production services on Saturday. The announcement was texted to employees. (credit: CBS) The company said regular shifts would resume on Monday. Some workers walked off of the job on Friday over a pay dispute. They tell CBS4 a pay raise which was supposed to be immediate is being spread out over several years. JBS says the union refused to...
    By BEN NADLER, Associated Press BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s largest public transit system plans to require riders to wear masks to protect against the coronavirus, even though the governor insists that local mask orders aren’t enforceable because he hasn’t mandated them. MARTA, the main public transit system serving Atlanta and nearby suburbs, will require that riders wear masks on trains and buses beginning Monday. Several cities within MARTA’s service area — including Atlanta, Decatur and Brookhaven — have local...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has reopened Division of Family Resources offices in all 92 counties for Hoosiers preferring in-person service. The offices had been closed to the public since March 20 in an effort to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. FSSA had been processing applications for food and cash assistance and health coverage virtually and continues to strongly encourage Hoosiers to apply for benefits or check the status of their cases either...
    Hollis Johnson Employees of a Five Guys restaurant in Daphne, Alabama were fired for refusing to serve a group of police officers earlier this week, the company confirmed in a Facebook post. As we uphold our commitment to fair, respectful, and equal treatment for all customers, please know that the actions and sentiments of a few employees in Daphne, AL do not represent Five Guys or the local franchisee, the post read.  The incident is the latest in...
    A group of Five Guys employees were fired or suspended this week after refusing to serve police officers. The incident happened in Daphne, Alabama, on Tuesday night when three officers entered the restaurant, according to WHNT 19 News, which noted the employees then allegedly turned their backs. Police told the outlet that six or seven employees were involved, and one of them said, “I’m not serving them.” The police officers left and went to another restaurant. The restaurant posted a...
    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawan officials said Saturday, demanding an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could say only that a “few dozen” cases had been found recently because the U.S. military asked that the exact figure not be released. The outbreaks occurred at Marine Corps. Air...
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Okinawan officials said Saturday that dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, and demanded an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could only say that a “few dozen” cases have been found recently because the U.S. military asked that the exact figure not be released. The outbreaks...
    A BRITISH man fas fallen to his death, killing a local on the ground below, after falling from the seventh floor of a Marbella hotel overnight. The Brit plunged from a luxury Costa del Sol hotel in the early hours, also tragically killing after Spaniard who was enjoying a late night drink on the terrace below. 1The tragedy unfolded at the five-star Melia Don Pepe Hotel in Marbella Police are trying to establish if the holidaymaker jumped or fell by...
    TOKYO (AP) — Okinawan officials said Saturday that dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, and demanded an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could only say that a “few dozen” cases have been found recently because the U.S. military asked that the exact figure not be released. The outbreaks occurred at Marine Corps. Air...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- During a special segment focusing on common questions about COVID-19, a local doctor said its possible that Los Angeles will see another stay-at-home order. Im going to say unfortunately and potentially so, just so that we do not see an increase in hospitalizations, an increase in our death rate, said Dr. Anu Seshadri with UCLA Health.In order to prevent that, Seshadri stressed the importance and effectiveness of masks, especially when paired with physical distancing.Its not only...
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded to Friday night’s breaking news that a search warrant was served and at least one gun confiscated from the St. Louis couple who defended their home last month from an angry mob by saying that the Democrat prosecutor who was handling the decision has an alleged track record of making politically motivated decisions. “I know this is being handled by a local prosecutor, not something you’d be involved with, but what is your take...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — After a busy holiday weekend on the roadways, gas prices throughout Maryland have seen a slight increase, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. While the statewide average and a few regions have gone up three cents in the last week, others have seen increases as high as six and seven cents. AAA Mid-Atlantic said, along with typical fluctuations, the increase in Maryland prices can also be attributed to a gas sales tax that went into effect on July 1....
    There has been a resurgence of coronavirus cases in recent times in Hong Kong. Schools are closed again. An increase in coronavirus cases A exponential rise of local cases of coronavirus transmission was recently recorded at Hong Kong. Therefore, the Ministry of Education of the territory announced on Friday July 10 that educational institutions go, again close. “The schools will be closed as of Monday, a few days before the normally scheduled start of the summer holidays, “said Kevin Yeung....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday that a new task force has been formed to help guide the city as it considers changes to its Police Department, a priority for city leaders and some community members after the May 25 death of George Floyd. The public safety transformation task force will include national and local leaders. Members of a local group will focus on increased accountability, safety beyond policing, community and police relations and proactive measures. Frey...