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No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...] Read full article: No need for brawls over masks, social di...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks are being distributed in some areas of Manatee County that are most impacted by the coronavirus this week, according to a press release. Read full article: Free face masks being distributed in som...→

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

"So the only reason we would wear masks is if we were trying to protect ourselves from you, in the media," said Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. Read full article: No masks and little social distancing at...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

ABC Action News checked in at a handful of locations Tuesday including Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, the Dunedin Causeway, Honeymoon Island State Park and [...] Read full article: 'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sher...→

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined "The Daily Briefing" Monday to discuss the decision to reopen beaches in San Diego County over the weekend as local gove [...] Read full article: San Diego mayor praises residents for 'd...→

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA) — An Orange County Superior Court judge declined requests for temporary restraining orders lifting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders to close Or [...] Read full article: Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Rest...→

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Orange County beaches will remain closed Saturday after a judge rejected bids by Dana Point and Huntington Beach officials to lift Gov. Gavin Newsom’s temporar [...] Read full article: Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Close...→

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Orange County's beaches will remain closed for now as a judge has declined to issue a temporary restraining order blocking Gov. Gavin Newsom's closure orders. Read full article: Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Ne...→

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Even though health officials say Harris County has flattened the curve, they warn against celebrating too quickly. Read full article: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays ou...→

Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reopen Sooner than County Date

The mayor said the closure, which was extended into mid-June, has had a devastating financial toll on the city and its employees. Tony Shin reports for the NBC [...] Read full article: Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reope...→

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Doral Police have arrested a city official who allegedly stole N95 masks reserved for first responders working on the frontlines of... Read full article: Doral city official accused of stealing ...→

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner continues to grapple with testing the most vulnerable Houstonians for COVID-19 as Texas reopenings are set to expand on May 1. Read full article: Houston mayor presses for more testing b...→

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

As states begin to loosen coronavirus business closure orders, Simon Property Group announced it will reopen 49 of its malls and outlet centers around the U.S. [...] Read full article: Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen ...→

Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic judicial district chief judge in Minnesota

Judge Leonardo Castro has been elected by his fellow judges to serve as the next chief judge of the Second Judicial District. His term starts July 1. Castro wi [...] Read full article: Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic ju...→

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Los Angeles County posted a reminder on Instagram that any beachgoers are "required to wear a mask when not in the water." Read full article: Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You A...→

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Weekend warriors got their first chance to hike trails that reopened across Los Angeles, city and county, over the weekend, but Monday, some neighbors reached [...] Read full article: Residents Concerned After Large Groups H...→

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

The mayor announced new levels of enforcement Friday that will begin at a few parks in New York City in order to ensure social distancing guidelines are follow [...] Read full article: Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing...→

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

By maintaining the strict social-distancing guidelines and bolstering contact tracing, the model predicts a reopening in early June for the Louisville communit [...] Read full article: Louisville social distancing reduced cor...→

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

St. Johns County closed beaches in late March after officials said large crowds failed to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Floridians flouted social distancing aft...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of extra deputies will be on Pinellas County beaches to make sure people are social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: Hundreds of deputies will be making sure...→

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered Orange County beaches to close until further notice, saying it was necessary to protect public health, while a [...] Read full article: Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County ...→

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Citing a "significant risk of harm" from the spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered the possible release of more than 400 ICE detainees from fe [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questio...→

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

(CNN) — Glimmers of a gradual return to air travel mean airlines are rolling out new policies aimed at protecting passengers and crew from coronavirus... Read full article: Masks on airplanes: Where things stand o...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

In an address that contained more than a few surprises — he didn't open up hair salons after all — Gov. Greg Abbott Monday outlined his plan for en-energizing [...] Read full article: Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Bus...→

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

On Tuesday, the Alachua County Commission in Florida, voted to end an ordinance that required residents to wear protective face masks when in public. Read full article: Residents of Florida county no longer re...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

A Hillsborough County leader is fed up with people refusing to use a mask in public. Commissioner Les Miller insists people are letting down their guard as the [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shoc...→

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

The county has repealed its requirement, but is still under the state’s ‘stay-at-home’ order that requires social distancing and prohibits gatherings Read full article: Face masks no longer required, but still...→

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

A Kane County grass-roots organization of volunteer seamstresses, crafters and other DIYers that manufactures face masks for health care workers and nonprofits [...] Read full article: Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks ...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

A county supervisor urged Metro Monday to require face coverings for everyone riding buses and trains, in order to protect drivers and passengers from the coro [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Mas...→

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers were mostly adhering to social distancing rules while outside enjoying the warmest weekend in a spring clouded by the... Read full article: Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weath...→

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Friday's decision came down as hundreds of people in Huntington Beach flooded the streets to protest the governor's directive. Read full article: Orange County beaches to stay closed aft...→

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

A week before Denver’s stay-at-home order expires, Mayor Michael Hancock is considering a mandate for face masks, a representative said Friday. Read full article: Denver Mayor Hancock considering orderin...→

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

A federal judge in Florida ordered ICE to find more soap for detainees at three holding facilities and to give each of them masks, replaced once a week, to sto [...] Read full article: Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ...→

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

There’s at least one North Texas county which may be able to reopen with higher capacity limits on Friday. Wise County judge J.D. Clark told NBC 5, he filed re [...] Read full article: Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50%...→

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles will be the first major U.S. city to offer free coronavirus testing to all residents -- regardless of whether they have symptoms, Mayor Eric Garcet [...] Read full article: Los Angeles offering free coronavirus te...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

On Tuesday, the Alachua County Commission in Florida, voted to end an ordinance that required residents to wear protective face masks when in public. Read full article: Residents of Florida county no longer re...→

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Los Angeles County posted a reminder on Instagram that any beachgoers are "required to wear a mask when not in the water." Read full article: Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You A...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

A Hillsborough County leader is fed up with people refusing to use a mask in public. Commissioner Les Miller insists people are letting down their guard as the [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shoc...→

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

"So the only reason we would wear masks is if we were trying to protect ourselves from you, in the media," said Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. Read full article: No masks and little social distancing at...→

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

A Kane County grass-roots organization of volunteer seamstresses, crafters and other DIYers that manufactures face masks for health care workers and nonprofits [...] Read full article: Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks ...→

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

ABC Action News checked in at a handful of locations Tuesday including Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, the Dunedin Causeway, Honeymoon Island State Park and [...] Read full article: 'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sher...→

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

A county supervisor urged Metro Monday to require face coverings for everyone riding buses and trains, in order to protect drivers and passengers from the coro [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Mas...→

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

St. Johns County closed beaches in late March after officials said large crowds failed to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Floridians flouted social distancing aft...→

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA) — An Orange County Superior Court judge declined requests for temporary restraining orders lifting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders to close Or [...] Read full article: Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Rest...→

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Orange County's beaches will remain closed for now as a judge has declined to issue a temporary restraining order blocking Gov. Gavin Newsom's closure orders. Read full article: Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Ne...→

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

A week before Denver’s stay-at-home order expires, Mayor Michael Hancock is considering a mandate for face masks, a representative said Friday. Read full article: Denver Mayor Hancock considering orderin...→

Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reopen Sooner than County Date

The mayor said the closure, which was extended into mid-June, has had a devastating financial toll on the city and its employees. Tony Shin reports for the NBC [...] Read full article: Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reope...→

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

There’s at least one North Texas county which may be able to reopen with higher capacity limits on Friday. Wise County judge J.D. Clark told NBC 5, he filed re [...] Read full article: Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50%...→

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Citing a "significant risk of harm" from the spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered the possible release of more than 400 ICE detainees from fe [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questio...→

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner continues to grapple with testing the most vulnerable Houstonians for COVID-19 as Texas reopenings are set to expand on May 1. Read full article: Houston mayor presses for more testing b...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic judicial district chief judge in Minnesota

Judge Leonardo Castro has been elected by his fellow judges to serve as the next chief judge of the Second Judicial District. His term starts July 1. Castro wi [...] Read full article: Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic ju...→

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...] Read full article: No need for brawls over masks, social di...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Weekend warriors got their first chance to hike trails that reopened across Los Angeles, city and county, over the weekend, but Monday, some neighbors reached [...] Read full article: Residents Concerned After Large Groups H...→

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks are being distributed in some areas of Manatee County that are most impacted by the coronavirus this week, according to a press release. Read full article: Free face masks being distributed in som...→

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

The county has repealed its requirement, but is still under the state’s ‘stay-at-home’ order that requires social distancing and prohibits gatherings Read full article: Face masks no longer required, but still...→

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

The mayor announced new levels of enforcement Friday that will begin at a few parks in New York City in order to ensure social distancing guidelines are follow [...] Read full article: Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

By maintaining the strict social-distancing guidelines and bolstering contact tracing, the model predicts a reopening in early June for the Louisville communit [...] Read full article: Louisville social distancing reduced cor...→

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined "The Daily Briefing" Monday to discuss the decision to reopen beaches in San Diego County over the weekend as local gove [...] Read full article: San Diego mayor praises residents for 'd...→

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers were mostly adhering to social distancing rules while outside enjoying the warmest weekend in a spring clouded by the... Read full article: Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weath...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Orange County beaches will remain closed Saturday after a judge rejected bids by Dana Point and Huntington Beach officials to lift Gov. Gavin Newsom’s temporar [...] Read full article: Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Close...→

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Friday's decision came down as hundreds of people in Huntington Beach flooded the streets to protest the governor's directive. Read full article: Orange County beaches to stay closed aft...→

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of extra deputies will be on Pinellas County beaches to make sure people are social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: Hundreds of deputies will be making sure...→

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Even though health officials say Harris County has flattened the curve, they warn against celebrating too quickly. Read full article: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays ou...→

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

A federal judge in Florida ordered ICE to find more soap for detainees at three holding facilities and to give each of them masks, replaced once a week, to sto [...] Read full article: Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ...→

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered Orange County beaches to close until further notice, saying it was necessary to protect public health, while a [...] Read full article: Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County ...→

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Doral Police have arrested a city official who allegedly stole N95 masks reserved for first responders working on the frontlines of... Read full article: Doral city official accused of stealing ...→

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles will be the first major U.S. city to offer free coronavirus testing to all residents -- regardless of whether they have symptoms, Mayor Eric Garcet [...] Read full article: Los Angeles offering free coronavirus te...→

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

(CNN) — Glimmers of a gradual return to air travel mean airlines are rolling out new policies aimed at protecting passengers and crew from coronavirus... Read full article: Masks on airplanes: Where things stand o...→

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

As states begin to loosen coronavirus business closure orders, Simon Property Group announced it will reopen 49 of its malls and outlet centers around the U.S. [...] Read full article: Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen ...→

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

In an address that contained more than a few surprises — he didn't open up hair salons after all — Gov. Greg Abbott Monday outlined his plan for en-energizing [...] Read full article: Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Bus...→

Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic judicial district chief judge in Minnesota

Judge Leonardo Castro has been elected by his fellow judges to serve as the next chief judge of the Second Judicial District. His term starts July 1. Castro wi [...] Read full article: Ramsey County appoints first Hispanic ju...→

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

Residents of Florida county no longer required to wear masks after commission vote

On Tuesday, the Alachua County Commission in Florida, voted to end an ordinance that required residents to wear protective face masks when in public. Read full article: Residents of Florida county no longer re...→

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...] Read full article: No need for brawls over masks, social di...→

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You Are 'Required' To Wear One

Los Angeles County posted a reminder on Instagram that any beachgoers are "required to wear a mask when not in the water." Read full article: Masks At The Beach? LA County Says You A...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Residents Concerned After Large Groups Hit LA Trails Without Masks, Ignoring Social Distancing

Weekend warriors got their first chance to hike trails that reopened across Los Angeles, city and county, over the weekend, but Monday, some neighbors reached [...] Read full article: Residents Concerned After Large Groups H...→

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shocked' by people refusing to wear masks in public

A Hillsborough County leader is fed up with people refusing to use a mask in public. Commissioner Les Miller insists people are letting down their guard as the [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leader 'utterly shoc...→

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks being distributed in some areas of Manatee County

Free face masks are being distributed in some areas of Manatee County that are most impacted by the coronavirus this week, according to a press release. Read full article: Free face masks being distributed in som...→

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

Face masks no longer required, but still recommended in San Bernardino County

The county has repealed its requirement, but is still under the state’s ‘stay-at-home’ order that requires social distancing and prohibits gatherings Read full article: Face masks no longer required, but still...→

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

No masks and little social distancing at White House meeting

"So the only reason we would wear masks is if we were trying to protect ourselves from you, in the media," said Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. Read full article: No masks and little social distancing at...→

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing enforcement at parks

The mayor announced new levels of enforcement Friday that will begin at a few parks in New York City in order to ensure social distancing guidelines are follow [...] Read full article: Mayor: NYC stepping up social distancing...→

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks for the Fox Valley

A Kane County grass-roots organization of volunteer seamstresses, crafters and other DIYers that manufactures face masks for health care workers and nonprofits [...] Read full article: Mask Up Kane County crafts 40,000 masks ...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

Lake County judge tests positive for COVID-19

A Lake County judge who presided over hearings at the Waukegan courthouse as recently as Friday has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Judge Diane E. Winter a [...] Read full article: Lake County judge tests positive for COV...→

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sheriff says people are social distancing after beach openings

ABC Action News checked in at a handful of locations Tuesday including Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, the Dunedin Causeway, Honeymoon Island State Park and [...] Read full article: 'So far, so good,': Pinellas County sher...→

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

Louisville social distancing reduced coronavirus transmission, mayor says

By maintaining the strict social-distancing guidelines and bolstering contact tracing, the model predicts a reopening in early June for the Louisville communit [...] Read full article: Louisville social distancing reduced cor...→

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Masks on Metro Buses, Trains

A county supervisor urged Metro Monday to require face coverings for everyone riding buses and trains, in order to protect drivers and passengers from the coro [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisor Wants Mandatory Mas...→

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego mayor praises residents for 'doing that social distancing' after reopening beaches

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined "The Daily Briefing" Monday to discuss the decision to reopen beaches in San Diego County over the weekend as local gove [...] Read full article: San Diego mayor praises residents for 'd...→

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

Floridians flouted social distancing after county ignored medical examiner's pleas for beaches to be closed

St. Johns County closed beaches in late March after officials said large crowds failed to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Floridians flouted social distancing aft...→

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weather social distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers were mostly adhering to social distancing rules while outside enjoying the warmest weekend in a spring clouded by the... Read full article: Mayor praises New Yorkers for warm weath...→

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Restraining Order Brought On By Orange County City Councils

ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA) — An Orange County Superior Court judge declined requests for temporary restraining orders lifting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders to close Or [...] Read full article: Beaches Stay Closed: Judge Declines Rest...→

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warm weather leads to more warnings about social distancing from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Warmer weather brings people outside, as well as reminders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker that social distancing requirements remain in place because of the COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Warm weather leads to more warnings abou...→

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Closed

Orange County beaches will remain closed Saturday after a judge rejected bids by Dana Point and Huntington Beach officials to lift Gov. Gavin Newsom’s temporar [...] Read full article: Judge Orders Orange County Beaches Close...→

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Orange County beaches to stay closed after judge blocks request to override Newsom's order

Friday's decision came down as hundreds of people in Huntington Beach flooded the streets to protest the governor's directive. Read full article: Orange County beaches to stay closed aft...→

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Newsom's Orange County beach closure for now

Orange County's beaches will remain closed for now as a judge has declined to issue a temporary restraining order blocking Gov. Gavin Newsom's closure orders. Read full article: Judge denies request to overturn Gov. Ne...→

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of deputies will be making sure people on Pinellas County beaches are social distancing

Hundreds of extra deputies will be on Pinellas County beaches to make sure people are social distancing starting Monday. Read full article: Hundreds of deputies will be making sure...→

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

Denver Mayor Hancock considering ordering face masks to be worn

A week before Denver’s stay-at-home order expires, Mayor Michael Hancock is considering a mandate for face masks, a representative said Friday. Read full article: Denver Mayor Hancock considering orderin...→

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays out COVID-19 community guidelines

Even though health officials say Harris County has flattened the curve, they warn against celebrating too quickly. Read full article: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo lays ou...→

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ICE detainees

A federal judge in Florida ordered ICE to find more soap for detainees at three holding facilities and to give each of them masks, replaced once a week, to sto [...] Read full article: Judge orders more soap, clean masks for ...→

Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reopen Sooner than County Date

The mayor said the closure, which was extended into mid-June, has had a devastating financial toll on the city and its employees. Tony Shin reports for the NBC [...] Read full article: Temecula Mayor Wants Businesses to Reope...→

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County beaches closed over coronavirus social-distancing concerns; other beaches to stay open

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered Orange County beaches to close until further notice, saying it was necessary to protect public health, while a [...] Read full article: Calif. Gov. Newsom orders Orange County ...→

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50% Capacity Limit, Judge Says

There’s at least one North Texas county which may be able to reopen with higher capacity limits on Friday. Wise County judge J.D. Clark told NBC 5, he filed re [...] Read full article: Wise County May Be Able to Reopen at 50%...→

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

Doral city official accused of stealing N95 masks faces judge

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Doral Police have arrested a city official who allegedly stole N95 masks reserved for first responders working on the frontlines of... Read full article: Doral city official accused of stealing ...→

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questions 'Social Distancing' At Crowded California Immigration Holding Facilities

Citing a "significant risk of harm" from the spread of the coronavirus, a federal judge has ordered the possible release of more than 400 ICE detainees from fe [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Judge Orders Questio...→

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles offering free coronavirus testing to all county residents, mayor says

Los Angeles will be the first major U.S. city to offer free coronavirus testing to all residents -- regardless of whether they have symptoms, Mayor Eric Garcet [...] Read full article: Los Angeles offering free coronavirus te...→

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston mayor presses for more testing before Stay Home order ends

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner continues to grapple with testing the most vulnerable Houstonians for COVID-19 as Texas reopenings are set to expand on May 1. Read full article: Houston mayor presses for more testing b...→

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

(CNN) — Glimmers of a gradual return to air travel mean airlines are rolling out new policies aimed at protecting passengers and crew from coronavirus... Read full article: Masks on airplanes: Where things stand o...→

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the

Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "opposite direction" on social distancing to combat COVID-19 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in an afternoon interview with The Washington Post Live that Georgia is going in the “opposite direction” when it comes [...] Read full article: Atlanta Mayor: State is going in the "op...→

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen May 1 with masks, temperature tests, social distancing measures - Atlanta INtown Paper

As states begin to loosen coronavirus business closure orders, Simon Property Group announced it will reopen 49 of its malls and outlet centers around the U.S. [...] Read full article: Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza to reopen ...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Businesses, Not Others and Kills Fines For Harris County Mask Order Violations

In an address that contained more than a few surprises — he didn't open up hair salons after all — Gov. Greg Abbott Monday outlined his plan for en-energizing [...] Read full article: Abbott Flexes His Powers, Opens Some Bus...→