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Cook County’s death toll in less than five months surpasses last year’s entire tally: ‘We do not believe that these deaths had to occur’

Cook County’s death toll in less than five months surpasses last year’s entire tally: ‘We do not believe that these deaths had to occur’

"We’re used to dealing with death here — it’s our life’s work — but we’ll never be used to the tragedy that each death represents," Medical Examiner Dr. Ponni [...] Read full article: Cook County’s death toll in less than fi...→

Cook County’s death toll in less than five months surpasses last year’s entire tally: ‘We do not believe that these deaths had to occur’

Cook County’s death toll in less than five months surpasses last year’s entire tally: ‘We do not believe that these deaths had to occur’

"We’re used to dealing with death here — it’s our life’s work — but we’ll never be used to the tragedy that each death represents," Medical Examiner Dr. Ponni [...] Read full article: Cook County’s death toll in less than fi...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

Fairfax County offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disparities in Justice System Months Before Death

Rayshard Brooks, the man who was shot and killed by police last week at an Atlanta, Georgia, drive-through, gave an interview in February about the inequalitie [...] Read full article: WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disp...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

The coronavirus has infected nearly 8.8 million people as of Sunday and killed more than 464,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Read full article: U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as Chi...→

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

HELP FIND HIM! Donte Andreson was last seen Friday in the Meadows of Teal Run subdivision, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Read full article: 12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Doctors knew antibiotics weren’t effective against the coronavirus, but they feared patients could develop life-threatening bacterial co-infections and used th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiot...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Doctors are calling her recovery amazing and nothing short of a miracle that she’s walking after just a few months. It’s an incredible journey that she says ha [...] Read full article: Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Several libraries in Hennepin County will reopen before the end of the year, but not all of them. Read full article: Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy At Kalamazoo Facility To George Floyd’s

The lawyer for the family of the 16-year-old Kalamazoo boy who died from a deadly restraint, says his death is comparable to George Floyd's. Read full article: Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Dozens of people defied a curfew in Santa Ana to protest the recent shooting death of an 18-year-old man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, but no arres [...] Read full article: Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call fo...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

Federal prosecutors on Monday announced charges against a 19-year-old Monterey County resident accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with the synthetic op [...] Read full article: 19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 2...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

A Dallas woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions is the 314th person in Dallas County to die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19...→

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County health officials on Saturday reported the 208th death related to the new coronavirus and 180 new cases. Details were not immediately released ab [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 ...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-old security guard allegedly carrying gun

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives on Friday were investigating a deputy’s fatal shooting of a 18-year-old man who reportedly was working as a security gu [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

Authorities were called to a home on Coral Street around 3:30 p.m. for reports of a person shot and 23-year-old Deija Mendez dead at the scene, according to a [...] Read full article: DA: Suspicious death investigation under...→

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 32-year-old man in Dallas on Monday night. Read full article: Police Investigating Shooting Death of 3...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

Sheriff’s officials said there was still a lot of work to be done in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 18-year-old. Read full article: L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 sho...→

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

The department settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $975,000 with the family of Cathedral City resident Phillip Garcia Read full article: Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls...→

County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Sets Antoehr Record - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 258 new coronavirus cases and 1 more death Friday as testing set another record. Read full article: County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

Officers arrested a 60-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco's Richmond District in connection with the murder of an 80-year-old woman, police said [...] Read full article: SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Yea...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Doctors are calling her recovery amazing and nothing short of a miracle that she’s walking after just a few months. It’s an incredible journey that she says ha [...] Read full article: Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

Authorities were called to a home on Coral Street around 3:30 p.m. for reports of a person shot and 23-year-old Deija Mendez dead at the scene, according to a [...] Read full article: DA: Suspicious death investigation under...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

Sheriff’s officials said there was still a lot of work to be done in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 18-year-old. Read full article: L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 sho...→

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County health officials on Saturday reported the 208th death related to the new coronavirus and 180 new cases. Details were not immediately released ab [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 ...→

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

HELP FIND HIM! Donte Andreson was last seen Friday in the Meadows of Teal Run subdivision, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Read full article: 12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area...→

County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Sets Antoehr Record - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 258 new coronavirus cases and 1 more death Friday as testing set another record. Read full article: County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Doctors knew antibiotics weren’t effective against the coronavirus, but they feared patients could develop life-threatening bacterial co-infections and used th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiot...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Several libraries in Hennepin County will reopen before the end of the year, but not all of them. Read full article: Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To...→

Fairfax County offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy At Kalamazoo Facility To George Floyd’s

The lawyer for the family of the 16-year-old Kalamazoo boy who died from a deadly restraint, says his death is comparable to George Floyd's. Read full article: Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy...→

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 32-year-old man in Dallas on Monday night. Read full article: Police Investigating Shooting Death of 3...→

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Dozens of people defied a curfew in Santa Ana to protest the recent shooting death of an 18-year-old man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, but no arres [...] Read full article: Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call fo...→

WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disparities in Justice System Months Before Death

Rayshard Brooks, the man who was shot and killed by police last week at an Atlanta, Georgia, drive-through, gave an interview in February about the inequalitie [...] Read full article: WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disp...→

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

Federal prosecutors on Monday announced charges against a 19-year-old Monterey County resident accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with the synthetic op [...] Read full article: 19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 2...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

A Dallas woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions is the 314th person in Dallas County to die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19...→

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

The coronavirus has infected nearly 8.8 million people as of Sunday and killed more than 464,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Read full article: U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as Chi...→

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

The department settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $975,000 with the family of Cathedral City resident Phillip Garcia Read full article: Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-old security guard allegedly carrying gun

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives on Friday were investigating a deputy’s fatal shooting of a 18-year-old man who reportedly was working as a security gu [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

Officers arrested a 60-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco's Richmond District in connection with the murder of an 80-year-old woman, police said [...] Read full article: SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Yea...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near Death Motorcycle Accident, Experience In Hospital During Pandemic

Doctors are calling her recovery amazing and nothing short of a miracle that she’s walking after just a few months. It’s an incredible journey that she says ha [...] Read full article: Macomb County Woman Shares Story Of Near...→

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

Mexico earthquake death toll rises, worker at oil refinery dies after falling from plant structure

The powerful earthquake that rocked southern Mexico on Tuesday is now blamed for at least six deaths, including a worker at the country's largest oil refinery [...] Read full article: Mexico earthquake death toll rises, work...→

Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hundreds of home damaged | WTOP

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four [...] Read full article: Mexico quake death toll rises to 6; hund...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Several libraries in Hennepin County will reopen before the end of the year, but not all of them. Read full article: Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To...→

Fairfax County offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

The quake centered near the resort of Huatulco swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Read full article: Death toll rises after powerful earthqua...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy At Kalamazoo Facility To George Floyd’s

The lawyer for the family of the 16-year-old Kalamazoo boy who died from a deadly restraint, says his death is comparable to George Floyd's. Read full article: Lawyer Compares Death Of 16-Year-Old Boy...→

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

DA: Suspicious death investigation underway after 23-year-old woman found shot in Lowell

Authorities were called to a home on Coral Street around 3:30 p.m. for reports of a person shot and 23-year-old Deija Mendez dead at the scene, according to a [...] Read full article: DA: Suspicious death investigation under...→

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, marking youngest COVID-19 death in state

A 17-year-old Florida resident has become the state’s youngest coronavirus-related death, according to state health data.  Read full article: Coronavirus kills Florida 17-year-old, m...→

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 32-Year-Old Dallas Man

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 32-year-old man in Dallas on Monday night. Read full article: Police Investigating Shooting Death of 3...→

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as Death Toll Reaches 3,237

Florida added more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as the state reported another 64 virus-related deaths. With 3,289 new COVID-19 cases, the state’s t [...] Read full article: More Than 3,200 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call for Answers in the Shooting Death of 18-Year-Old Andres Guardado

Dozens of people defied a curfew in Santa Ana to protest the recent shooting death of an 18-year-old man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, but no arres [...] Read full article: Protesters March in Santa Ana to Call fo...→

WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disparities in Justice System Months Before Death

Rayshard Brooks, the man who was shot and killed by police last week at an Atlanta, Georgia, drive-through, gave an interview in February about the inequalitie [...] Read full article: WATCH: Rayshard Brooks Talked About Disp...→

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorney General To Monitor Investigation Into Death Of Andres Guardado, 18, Shot By Deputy

LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he has reached out to the California Attorney General’s Office to monitor the investigation into the deadly shoot [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff Reaches Out To Attorne...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lowest death-toll since April | MinnPost

Four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 1,384. That represents the lowest one-day death tol [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: MDH reports lo...→

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling Fentanyl

Federal prosecutors on Monday announced charges against a 19-year-old Monterey County resident accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with the synthetic op [...] Read full article: 19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 2...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,173

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday as the state reported nearly 3,000 new cases and a dozen new deaths. With 2,929 new COVID-19 cases, the stat [...] Read full article: Florida Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Cases...→

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19, Reports 314th Death

A Dallas woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions is the 314th person in Dallas County to die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Dallas County Adds 408 Cases of COVID-19...→

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 shots at 18-year-old, video evidence sought

Sheriff’s officials said there was still a lot of work to be done in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 18-year-old. Read full article: L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy fired 6 sho...→

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as China, South Korea work to contain new outbreaks

The coronavirus has infected nearly 8.8 million people as of Sunday and killed more than 464,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Read full article: U.S. death toll surpasses 120,000 as Chi...→

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 New Coronavirus Cases

Tarrant County health officials on Saturday reported the 208th death related to the new coronavirus and 180 new cases. Details were not immediately released ab [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Records 208th Death, 180 ...→

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls for Riverside County Sheriff’s oversight

The department settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $975,000 with the family of Cathedral City resident Phillip Garcia Read full article: Man’s 2017 in-custody death renews calls...→

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area in Fort Bend County

HELP FIND HIM! Donte Andreson was last seen Friday in the Meadows of Teal Run subdivision, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Read full article: 12-year-old boy missing from Fresno area...→

County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Sets Antoehr Record - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 258 new coronavirus cases and 1 more death Friday as testing set another record. Read full article: County Reports 258 New Coronavirus Cases...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiotics could spur resistance and raise death toll

Doctors knew antibiotics weren’t effective against the coronavirus, but they feared patients could develop life-threatening bacterial co-infections and used th [...] Read full article: Coronavirus doctors’ overuse of antibiot...→

Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-old security guard allegedly carrying gun

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives on Friday were investigating a deputy’s fatal shooting of a 18-year-old man who reportedly was working as a security gu [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County deputy kills 18-year-...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Year-Old Richmond District Woman

Officers arrested a 60-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco's Richmond District in connection with the murder of an 80-year-old woman, police said [...] Read full article: SFPD Arrests Roommate In Death Of 80-Yea...→