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Hennepin County’s chief public defender ‘gratified’ after reinstatement

Hennepin County’s chief public defender ‘gratified’ after reinstatement

One of Minnesota’s top public defenders was reinstated Wednesday, three months after being placed on paid leave pending an investigation into her performance. [...] Read full article: Hennepin County’s chief public defender ...→

Hennepin County’s chief public defender ‘gratified’ after reinstatement

Hennepin County’s chief public defender ‘gratified’ after reinstatement

One of Minnesota’s top public defenders was reinstated Wednesday, three months after being placed on paid leave pending an investigation into her performance. [...] Read full article: Hennepin County’s chief public defender ...→

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public School staff member tested positive for coronavirus, according to an email from the superintendent to parents and community members Tue [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public School staff membe...→

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday [...]

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday released surveillance video and two sketches of a suspect who grabbed a 30-yea [...] Read full article: Hoping to generate public tips, the Oran...→

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Just one day after announcing new recommendations about wearing face coverings while in public, local officials again urged the public to refrain from buying m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials A...→

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

Health officials are joining a growing chorus urging people to wear cloth masks whenever they go out in public - even as they simultaneously warn the public no [...] Read full article: LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, A...→

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and continues to encourage everyone to practice social distancing a [...] Read full article: ‘We are in the midst of a public health ...→

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

The Alameda County Public Defender has condemned actions taken Saturday by the Judicial Council of California he views as dramatically restricting speedy trial [...] Read full article: Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judic...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Employees at two Prince George’s County high schools tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement released by the district. An employee at Charles H. [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools Em...→

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

A member of Loudoun County Public Schools’ staff is the first to die of the novel coronavirus in the county Thursday, according to the Loudoun County Health De [...] Read full article: First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun Count...→

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

One of Minnesota's top public defenders was reinstated Wednesday, three months after being placed on paid leave pending an investigation into her performance. Read full article: Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief P...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Prosecutors worked to let go inmates who were waiting for their court appearances, did not have any records of violence, and were in custody for "relatively mi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin Count...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the viru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Public health concerns the whole public, and whether the court and the prosecutors would like to admit it, people in jail are part of the public, too. Read full article: Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do m...→

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

Many people ignored voluntary requests to wear face coverings in Riverside County, so now it is mandatory, and those found in violation can be charged a fine o [...] Read full article: People Without Face Coverings In Public ...→

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer Saturday barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered a [...] Read full article: Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings...→

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday [...]

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday after helping with Chromebook distribution on Tuesday, the district said in an [...] Read full article: A Loudoun County Public Schools staff me...→

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

The county now has 177 total cases, of which 36 have recovered, and six deaths — five people in their 70s and one person in their 80s, all with underlying heal [...] Read full article: Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Deat...→

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Masks don’t have to be ‘hospital grade,’ but should cover nose and mouth, health officials said Tuesday, March 31 Read full article: Riverside County recommends covering fac...→

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...] Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Gina Anderson, currently the Assistant Chief of the Citrus Heights Police Department, will take over in Newark beginning April 6th. Read full article: Newark hires new police chief during cor...→

Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A third employee of the Office of the Chief Judge in Cook County has tested positive for coronavirus, the office said Thursday. Read full article: Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office E...→

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing capacity for COVID-19 in Tarrant County is improving, but not to the point where everybody would be able to get a test, according to public health offi [...] Read full article: Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant ...→

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

The shortage of basic protection for health workers battling the coronavirus on the front lines has become a growing health concern. Read full article: Suffolk County asks public to donate unu...→

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

As infection numbers and worries rise, Long Island warns some businesses are still trying to take advantage of demand for protective gear. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Cr...→

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

The county is now asking all riders to go cashless and use the mobile application Suffolk Fast Fare for tickets to keep riders and drivers protected. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Imple...→

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

MIAMI (WSVN) - The City of Miami Police chief is asking the public to stay indoors and avoid coming in close contact with one another... Read full article: Miami Police chief pleads with public af...→

2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employees Test Positive For COVID-19; Both Work At Juvenile Center

Two more employees of the Cook County Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 11. Read full article: 2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office ...→

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer has barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered anyone [...] Read full article: Riverside County Bans All Public Gatheri...→

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Loved ones are mourning a veteran Bucks County firefighter who died from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks Co...→

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member that supported the meal service program has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email from the su [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public Schools staff memb...→

Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Off After Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Declares 'Ice Out' On Lake Minnetonka

It's comes as an unusual start for boaters, because amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Minnesota currently has a stay at home order in place. Read full article: Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Of...→

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

Health officials in Riverside County are recommending the widespread use of masks to help flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: California County Health Officials Urge ...→

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County leaders revised the public health orders Saturday, extending them indefinitely until further notice. Read full article: San Diego County Extends Public Health O...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Two employees with the office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and three Clerk of the Circuit Court employees tested positive for COVID- [...] Read full article: 2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Emplo...→

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

All Fairfax County government buildings will close to the public Friday at 5 p.m. in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Fairfax County government buildings to c...→

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Beaches are closed to the public in Manatee County, but some people Anna Maria islanders are still hitting the sand. Read full article: Manatee County Beaches closed to public,...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the vir [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Los Angeles Superior Court’s Sylmar courthouse, which handles juvenile cases in two courtrooms, was ordered shut down for three days Sunday after a public [...] Read full article: Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public De...→

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public School staff member tested positive for coronavirus, according to an email from the superintendent to parents and community members Tue [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public School staff membe...→

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

MIAMI (WSVN) - The City of Miami Police chief is asking the public to stay indoors and avoid coming in close contact with one another... Read full article: Miami Police chief pleads with public af...→

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

Many people ignored voluntary requests to wear face coverings in Riverside County, so now it is mandatory, and those found in violation can be charged a fine o [...] Read full article: People Without Face Coverings In Public ...→

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer has barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered anyone [...] Read full article: Riverside County Bans All Public Gatheri...→

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer Saturday barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered a [...] Read full article: Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings...→

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday [...]

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday released surveillance video and two sketches of a suspect who grabbed a 30-yea [...] Read full article: Hoping to generate public tips, the Oran...→

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

The county now has 177 total cases, of which 36 have recovered, and six deaths — five people in their 70s and one person in their 80s, all with underlying heal [...] Read full article: Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Deat...→

Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Off After Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Declares 'Ice Out' On Lake Minnetonka

It's comes as an unusual start for boaters, because amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Minnesota currently has a stay at home order in place. Read full article: Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Of...→

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and continues to encourage everyone to practice social distancing a [...] Read full article: ‘We are in the midst of a public health ...→

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...] Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Employees at two Prince George’s County high schools tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement released by the district. An employee at Charles H. [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools Em...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A third employee of the Office of the Chief Judge in Cook County has tested positive for coronavirus, the office said Thursday. Read full article: Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office E...→

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

One of Minnesota's top public defenders was reinstated Wednesday, three months after being placed on paid leave pending an investigation into her performance. Read full article: Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief P...→

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

All Fairfax County government buildings will close to the public Friday at 5 p.m. in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Fairfax County government buildings to c...→

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

The shortage of basic protection for health workers battling the coronavirus on the front lines has become a growing health concern. Read full article: Suffolk County asks public to donate unu...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Prosecutors worked to let go inmates who were waiting for their court appearances, did not have any records of violence, and were in custody for "relatively mi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin Count...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the vir [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

The county is now asking all riders to go cashless and use the mobile application Suffolk Fast Fare for tickets to keep riders and drivers protected. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Imple...→

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Public health concerns the whole public, and whether the court and the prosecutors would like to admit it, people in jail are part of the public, too. Read full article: Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do m...→

2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employees Test Positive For COVID-19; Both Work At Juvenile Center

Two more employees of the Cook County Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 11. Read full article: 2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office ...→

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Loved ones are mourning a veteran Bucks County firefighter who died from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks Co...→

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday [...]

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday after helping with Chromebook distribution on Tuesday, the district said in an [...] Read full article: A Loudoun County Public Schools staff me...→

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Just one day after announcing new recommendations about wearing face coverings while in public, local officials again urged the public to refrain from buying m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials A...→

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member that supported the meal service program has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email from the su [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public Schools staff memb...→

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

Health officials are joining a growing chorus urging people to wear cloth masks whenever they go out in public - even as they simultaneously warn the public no [...] Read full article: LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, A...→

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

Health officials in Riverside County are recommending the widespread use of masks to help flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: California County Health Officials Urge ...→

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Masks don’t have to be ‘hospital grade,’ but should cover nose and mouth, health officials said Tuesday, March 31 Read full article: Riverside County recommends covering fac...→

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

The Alameda County Public Defender has condemned actions taken Saturday by the Judicial Council of California he views as dramatically restricting speedy trial [...] Read full article: Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judic...→

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County leaders revised the public health orders Saturday, extending them indefinitely until further notice. Read full article: San Diego County Extends Public Health O...→

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Gina Anderson, currently the Assistant Chief of the Citrus Heights Police Department, will take over in Newark beginning April 6th. Read full article: Newark hires new police chief during cor...→

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

A member of Loudoun County Public Schools’ staff is the first to die of the novel coronavirus in the county Thursday, according to the Loudoun County Health De [...] Read full article: First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun Count...→

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Two employees with the office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and three Clerk of the Circuit Court employees tested positive for COVID- [...] Read full article: 2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Emplo...→

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing capacity for COVID-19 in Tarrant County is improving, but not to the point where everybody would be able to get a test, according to public health offi [...] Read full article: Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant ...→

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Beaches are closed to the public in Manatee County, but some people Anna Maria islanders are still hitting the sand. Read full article: Manatee County Beaches closed to public,...→

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

As infection numbers and worries rise, Long Island warns some businesses are still trying to take advantage of demand for protective gear. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Cr...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the viru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Los Angeles Superior Court’s Sylmar courthouse, which handles juvenile cases in two courtrooms, was ordered shut down for three days Sunday after a public [...] Read full article: Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public De...→

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

Loudoun County Public School staff member gets coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public School staff member tested positive for coronavirus, according to an email from the superintendent to parents and community members Tue [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public School staff membe...→

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

Miami Police chief pleads with public after 6 officers test positive for COVID-19; 125 quarantined

MIAMI (WSVN) - The City of Miami Police chief is asking the public to stay indoors and avoid coming in close contact with one another... Read full article: Miami Police chief pleads with public af...→

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

People Without Face Coverings In Public Could Face Fines In Riverside County

Many people ignored voluntary requests to wear face coverings in Riverside County, so now it is mandatory, and those found in violation can be charged a fine o [...] Read full article: People Without Face Coverings In Public ...→

2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employees Test Positive For COVID-19; Both Work At Juvenile Center

Two more employees of the Cook County Office of the Chief Judge have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 11. Read full article: 2 More Cook County Chief Judge's Office ...→

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County Bans All Public Gatherings and Mandates Face Coverings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer has barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered anyone [...] Read full article: Riverside County Bans All Public Gatheri...→

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Riverside County’s pubilc health officer Saturday barred all outside gatherings except for those between family members residing in the same home and ordered a [...] Read full article: Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings...→

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks County Dies From Coronavirus

Loved ones are mourning a veteran Bucks County firefighter who died from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Veteran Assistant Fire Chief in Bucks Co...→

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday [...]

Hoping to generate public tips, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Friday released surveillance video and two sketches of a suspect who grabbed a 30-yea [...] Read full article: Hoping to generate public tips, the Oran...→

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday [...]

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19 Friday after helping with Chromebook distribution on Tuesday, the district said in an [...] Read full article: A Loudoun County Public Schools staff me...→

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials Again Urge Public To Refrain From Buying Medical-Grade Masks

Just one day after announcing new recommendations about wearing face coverings while in public, local officials again urged the public to refrain from buying m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LA County, City Officials A...→

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Health Department Supports Wearing Face Coverings In Public

The county now has 177 total cases, of which 36 have recovered, and six deaths — five people in their 70s and one person in their 80s, all with underlying heal [...] Read full article: Ventura County Reports New COVID-19 Deat...→

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

Loudoun County Public Schools staff member tests positive for coronavirus

A Loudoun County Public Schools staff member that supported the meal service program has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email from the su [...] Read full article: Loudoun County Public Schools staff memb...→

Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Off After Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Declares 'Ice Out' On Lake Minnetonka

It's comes as an unusual start for boaters, because amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Minnesota currently has a stay at home order in place. Read full article: Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Of...→

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, Asks Public Not To Buy Surgical Masks

Health officials are joining a growing chorus urging people to wear cloth masks whenever they go out in public - even as they simultaneously warn the public no [...] Read full article: LA County Urges Use Of Homemade Masks, A...→

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

California County Health Officials Urge Widespread Use of Masks in Public

Health officials in Riverside County are recommending the widespread use of masks to help flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: California County Health Officials Urge ...→

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

‘We are in the midst of a public health crisis’: Essex County executive tests positive for COVID-19

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and continues to encourage everyone to practice social distancing a [...] Read full article: ‘We are in the midst of a public health ...→

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Riverside County recommends covering face in public to prevent coronavirus

Masks don’t have to be ‘hospital grade,’ but should cover nose and mouth, health officials said Tuesday, March 31 Read full article: Riverside County recommends covering fac...→

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judicial Council's Coronavirus Moves As 'Denying Due Process'

The Alameda County Public Defender has condemned actions taken Saturday by the Judicial Council of California he views as dramatically restricting speedy trial [...] Read full article: Alameda Co. Public Defender Blasts Judic...→

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...] Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County Extends Public Health Orders Indefinitely Until Further Notice

San Diego County leaders revised the public health orders Saturday, extending them indefinitely until further notice. Read full article: San Diego County Extends Public Health O...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Prince George’s County Public Schools Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Employees at two Prince George’s County high schools tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement released by the district. An employee at Charles H. [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools Em...→

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Newark hires new police chief during coronavirus outbreak, doesn’t tell public

Gina Anderson, currently the Assistant Chief of the Citrus Heights Police Department, will take over in Newark beginning April 6th. Read full article: Newark hires new police chief during cor...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun County Was a Public School Teacher

A member of Loudoun County Public Schools’ staff is the first to die of the novel coronavirus in the county Thursday, according to the Loudoun County Health De [...] Read full article: First Coronavirus Death in Loudoun Count...→

Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A third employee of the Office of the Chief Judge in Cook County has tested positive for coronavirus, the office said Thursday. Read full article: Third Cook County Chief Judge's Office E...→

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Employees, 3 Clerk’s Office Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Two employees with the office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and three Clerk of the Circuit Court employees tested positive for COVID- [...] Read full article: 2 Cook County Chief Judge’s Office Emplo...→

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief Public Defender, Reinstated After 3-Month Suspension

One of Minnesota's top public defenders was reinstated Wednesday, three months after being placed on paid leave pending an investigation into her performance. Read full article: Mary Moriarty, Hennepin County's Chief P...→

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant County, Public Health Officials Say

Testing capacity for COVID-19 in Tarrant County is improving, but not to the point where everybody would be able to get a test, according to public health offi [...] Read full article: Testing Capacity ‘Improving’ in Tarrant ...→

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

Fairfax County government buildings to close to public Friday | WTOP

All Fairfax County government buildings will close to the public Friday at 5 p.m. in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: Fairfax County government buildings to c...→

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

Suffolk County asks public to donate unused medical protection supplies

The shortage of basic protection for health workers battling the coronavirus on the front lines has become a growing health concern. Read full article: Suffolk County asks public to donate unu...→

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Manatee County Beaches closed to public, island residents still allowed in some spots

Beaches are closed to the public in Manatee County, but some people Anna Maria islanders are still hitting the sand. Read full article: Manatee County Beaches closed to public,...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Jail Population Cut By 26% After Release Of Low-Risk Inmates To Prevent COVID-19

Prosecutors worked to let go inmates who were waiting for their court appearances, did not have any records of violence, and were in custody for "relatively mi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin Count...→

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Crackdown On Price Gouging, Public Spaces As COVID-19 Rises To More Than 2,400 Cases

As infection numbers and worries rise, Long Island warns some businesses are still trying to take advantage of demand for protective gear. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Nassau County Ups Cr...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Willis, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the vir [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Marin County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Wills, who has been leading the local battle against the coronavirus, announced Monday he has contracted the viru [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Marin County Chief M...→

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Implements Changes To Public Transportation To Keep Residents Safe

The county is now asking all riders to go cashless and use the mobile application Suffolk Fast Fare for tickets to keep riders and drivers protected. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Suffolk County Imple...→

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public Defender Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Los Angeles Superior Court’s Sylmar courthouse, which handles juvenile cases in two courtrooms, was ordered shut down for three days Sunday after a public [...] Read full article: Sylmar Courthouse Closed After Public De...→

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do my job as a public defender in Seattle — and my clients are suffering

Public health concerns the whole public, and whether the court and the prosecutors would like to admit it, people in jail are part of the public, too. Read full article: Because of the coronavirus, I can’t do m...→