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    JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — The video of a man who died in police custody in a Joliet has led to a call for an independent investigation. On Thursday, Joliet Mayor Bob ODekirk talked to CBS 2 investigator Dave Savini, who broke the story about the video’s existence this week. The mayor said he was concerned about how the evidence was handled. He said CBS 2 obtained a cameras angle he never knew about, and audio is missing. “Clearly,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said he’s troubled by the rising number of coronavirus numbers in the state, the doubling of hospitalizations, and the lack of a clear message from the White House on what everyone should be doing. Gelber said people are not listening to city leaders who urge them to wear masks in public locations and practice social distancing in part because of Washington’s failure to send a clear message. The mayor said...
    Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego thinks that Arizona opened up way much too early soon after reemerging from Covid-19 stay-at-household orders that were being to begin with issued in the condition, she stated to ABC on Sunday morning.  Gallego attributed the spike in coronavirus situations viewed in Arizona more than the previous month to people today in her personal age demographic, 20 to 44-yr-olds not next proper masking and social distancing protocols. “We’re looking at a large amount of people...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — City leaders, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, are getting behind an effort to pay people during the pandemic. The leaders are supporting a universal, basic income pilot program that would provide a monthly cash payment to people with no strings attached. It is modeled after an experiment in the city of Stockton which provided 125 people cash payments of $500 per month. Nearly half of that money was spent on groceries. The leaders say the...
    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn appeared on multiple Sunday morning political talk shows to discuss the coronavirus pandemic. On CNNs State of the Union, he declined to confirm President TrumpDonald John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore Independence Day star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a freedom mask in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trumps July Fourth address MOREs claim that 99 percent of COVID-19 cases are...
    HOUSTON Mayor Sylvester Turner paid a visit to a mural for Vanessa Guillen, days after gruesome details about the slain Fort Hood soldiers death emerged. Turner, who visited the memorial in Taqueria Del Sol in south Houston on the Fourth of July, placed a lily among the piles of flowers in front of the mural, and spoke about the need to honor Guillens service. 5 A mural was painted to honor Vanessa Guillen in south HoustonCredit: AP:Associated Press 5 Houston...
    Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez (R) blamed county residents “let[ting] their guard down” since the state began to reopen for Florida becoming a recent hotspot for the coronavirus. “My residents also kind of let their guard down in late May, early June, and also some of the protests we had here I think contributed to it,” Gimenez said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “We saw a rapid rise in young people being positive for COVID-19 around mid-June, and I think...
    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) pushed back on President TrumpDonald John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore Independence Day star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a freedom mask in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trumps July Fourth address MORE’s characterization of the coronavirus as “harmless” in 99 percent of cases, saying on Sunday the city’s hospitals could be overwhelmed “if we don’t get our hands around this virus quickly.” “If...
    By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is pointing to a “crisis” involving coronavirus testing shortages in her city due to surging cases in Arizona, which leads the U.S. in new coronavirus cases per capita. Gallego, a Democrat, said some residents over the weekend had to line up for eight hours by car to get COVID-19 tests and that the federal government has been slow to help. Gallego tells ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday that Arizona went...
    Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego (D) said Sunday that while Arizonas governor has prevented her from closing various types of businesses locally, cities want as many tools as possible to combat the coronavirus crisis. We opened way too early in Arizona. We were one of the last states to go to stay-at-home and one of the first to reemerge. And we reemerged at zero to sixty, Gallego said on ABCs This Week. We had crowded nightclubs handing out free champagne, no masks....
    Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young defended vandals who tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday and tossed it into the city’s Inner Harbor. Through spokesman Lester Davis, Young called the action part of a “re-examination taking place nationally and globally around some of these monuments and statues that may represent different things to different people,” The Baltimore Sun reported. “We understand the frustrations,” Davis continued. “What the city wants to do is serve as a national model,...
    Former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was reelected without surprise mayor of Le Havre on Sunday morning by 47 votes out of 59 during the first session of the new municipal council, . journalists found. During the second round of municipal elections, last Sunday, the list led by Mr. Phulippe won with 58.93% of the vote in this port city of 170,000 inhabitants of which he was already mayor from 2010 to 2017. This election was marked, as in many cities,...
    Austin Mayor Steve Adler (D) said Sunday President TrumpDonald John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore Independence Day star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a freedom mask in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trumps July Fourth address MORE’s “ambiguous” messaging on the coronavirus pandemic “makes me angry.”  During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Adler focused on Trumps recent remarks that the coronavirus would eventually “disappear” and “99 percent...
    Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for weakening the police department, allowing crime to run rampant across the city. “This mayor is atrocious,” Kelly told John Catsimatidis on his 77 WABC radio show in a Sunday interview. “If I had a magic wand I’d remove him. But, unfortunately, what’s waiting in the wings is no better.” Kelly called the New York City Council’s cutting $1 billion from the police department a “kind of kabuki financing,”...
    Miami Mayor Francis Suarez (R) said Sunday hes hopeful measures the city put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus will prevent officials from needing to enact even more dramatic restrictions in the coming weeks. Both Miami and Florida are seeing record numbers of new COVID-19 infections. Florida reported a record 11,458 cases on Saturday and as of Friday one in every five coronavirus tests in the Miami-Dade region was coming back positive.  It’s clear that the growth is exponential at this...
    Chicago is seeing another bloody holiday weekend, with 67 people injured or killed in shootings. Independence Day weekend in Chicago has so far brought 13 deaths and 54 injuries during shootings. Nine of those killed or injured were minors, including a 7-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy who were shot to death. “Tonight, a 7-year-old girl in Austin joined a list of teenagers and children whose hopes and dreams were ended by the barrel of a gun,” Mayor Lori...
    Seven protestors including the events organizer were arrested during a Black Lives Matter march through Atlantic City streets, which the citys mayor called selfish and clownish after futile attempts to postpone it. Mayor Marty Small Jr. met with organizer Steve Young earlier in the week to try to postpone the July Fourth march.  Small, who watched the march, said he supports peaceful protests but that Youngs -- which began at 1 p.m. July Fourth -- was selfish and clownish. Starting...
    Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly blamed Mayor Invoice de Blasio for weakening the police division, permitting crime to run rampant throughout town. “This mayor is atrocious,” Kelly informed John Catsimatidis on his 77 WABC radio present in a Sunday interview. “If I had a magic wand I’d take away him. However, sadly, what’s ready within the wings isn’t any higher.” Kelly referred to as the New York Metropolis Council’s reducing $1 billion from the police division a “sort of...
    Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for weakening the police department, allowing crime to run rampant across the city. “This mayor is atrocious,” Kelly told John Catsimatidis on his 77 WABC radio show in a Sunday interview. “If I had a magic wand I’d remove him. But, unfortunately, what’s waiting in the wings is no better.” Kelly called the New York City Council’s cutting $1 billion from the police department a “kind of kabuki financing,” adding...
    Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas. According...
    BALTIMORE -- Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported.Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas.RELATED: For...
    BALTIMORE -- Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported.Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas.RELATED: For...
    BALTIMORE -- Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported.Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas.RELATED: For...
    BALTIMORE -- Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the citys Inner Harbor on Saturday night.Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported.Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police have called for the removal of statues of Columbus, Confederate figures and others. They say the Italian explorer is responsible for the genocide and exploitation of native peoples in the Americas.RELATED: For...
    MONESSEN, Pa. (KDKA) — Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw has issued a proclamation in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Baseball Leagues. Mayor Shorraw’s proclamation noted the following things: The City of Monessen hosted games at Page Park, located behind Donner Avenue Legendary player Josh Gibson hit a 575 foot home run at Page Park Mayor Shorraw said in the proclamation that he ‘tips his cap’ in commemoration of Gibson’s home run, the 100th anniversary of the...