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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...→

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...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

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

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

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

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

Anyone who enters the buildings will be required to wear a mask or facial covering and undergo thermal wellness and health screenings, Cook County Board Presid [...] Read full article: County buildings to reopen to public, 1s...→

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

The bus system in Pinellas County is the first in the Tampa Bay area to require all drivers and passengers to wear protective masks. Read full article: Pinellas County requiring masks on publi...→

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Tuesday, Dallas County Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare racism as a public health crisis. Read full article: Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declar...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

They want to see a new task force focus on how systemic racism affects African-American health, especially because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Riverside County black leaders call raci...→

Montgomery County Council resolution calls racism a public health crisis | WTOP

The Montgomery County Council introduced a resolution on Tuesday declaring racism a public health crisis. A vote on the resolution is expected next week. Read full article: Montgomery County Council resolution cal...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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

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

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

Clayton County Police Chief, Kevin Roberts, held a press conference to discuss an officer's response to a 911 call of five teenagers with a gun. Passersby reco [...] Read full article: 'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton Cou...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-21 school yea [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

Prince George’s County town police chief implements ‘duty to intervene’ policy | WTOP

Following the death of George Floyd, the police chief for the town of Edmonston, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has implemented a new order to hold his p [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County town police chief...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County is providing free COVID-19 testing for residents starting on Monday, June 15. St. Louis County has tested over 54,000 residents, and with... Read full article: St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For Pe...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

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

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

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

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

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

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fairfax County; chief calls it a crucial step | WTOP

Duty to intervene is one of the key policy changes sought by police reform advocates in the wake of George Floyd’s death; it’s been in force in Fairfax County [...] Read full article: ‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fa...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Garrison Courtney swindled more than $4 million from firms by falsely claiming to be working on an undercover CIA 'task force.' Read full article: Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilt...→

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

A law enforcement official has confirmed to CBS News that there were plea negotiations underway between the attorney for Derek Chauvin and the Hennepin County [...] Read full article: Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underwa...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

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

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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

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

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

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

Anyone who enters the buildings will be required to wear a mask or facial covering and undergo thermal wellness and health screenings, Cook County Board Presid [...] Read full article: County buildings to reopen to public, 1s...→

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

The bus system in Pinellas County is the first in the Tampa Bay area to require all drivers and passengers to wear protective masks. Read full article: Pinellas County requiring masks on publi...→

‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fairfax County; chief calls it a crucial step | WTOP

Duty to intervene is one of the key policy changes sought by police reform advocates in the wake of George Floyd’s death; it’s been in force in Fairfax County [...] Read full article: ‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fa...→

Prince George’s County town police chief implements ‘duty to intervene’ policy | WTOP

Following the death of George Floyd, the police chief for the town of Edmonston, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has implemented a new order to hold his p [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County town police chief...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Garrison Courtney swindled more than $4 million from firms by falsely claiming to be working on an undercover CIA 'task force.' Read full article: Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilt...→

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County is providing free COVID-19 testing for residents starting on Monday, June 15. St. Louis County has tested over 54,000 residents, and with... Read full article: St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For Pe...→

Montgomery County Council resolution calls racism a public health crisis | WTOP

The Montgomery County Council introduced a resolution on Tuesday declaring racism a public health crisis. A vote on the resolution is expected next week. Read full article: Montgomery County Council resolution cal...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

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

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

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

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

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

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

Clayton County Police Chief, Kevin Roberts, held a press conference to discuss an officer's response to a 911 call of five teenagers with a gun. Passersby reco [...] Read full article: 'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton Cou...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-21 school yea [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Tuesday, Dallas County Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare racism as a public health crisis. Read full article: Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declar...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

They want to see a new task force focus on how systemic racism affects African-American health, especially because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Riverside County black leaders call raci...→

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

A law enforcement official has confirmed to CBS News that there were plea negotiations underway between the attorney for Derek Chauvin and the Hennepin County [...] Read full article: Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underwa...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

Majority Of Hennepin County Libraries To Reopen This Year

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

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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

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

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

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

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

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

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

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

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

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

County buildings to reopen to public, 1st wave of workers early next month

Anyone who enters the buildings will be required to wear a mask or facial covering and undergo thermal wellness and health screenings, Cook County Board Presid [...] Read full article: County buildings to reopen to public, 1s...→

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton County, Ga. Police Chief Responds

Clayton County Police Chief, Kevin Roberts, held a press conference to discuss an officer's response to a 911 call of five teenagers with a gun. Passersby reco [...] Read full article: 'Five Teenagers With A Gun': Clayton Cou...→

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Texas county mandates coronavirus face masks in public, warns businesses could be fined for violations

Officials in the San Antonio area ordered people to wear face masks in public when social distancing isn't practical amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations [...] Read full article: Texas county mandates coronavirus face m...→

Prince George’s County Public Schools to begin summer meal program June 29 | WTOP

Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools begins its annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 29. Read full article: Prince George’s County Public Schools to...→

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

Pinellas County requiring masks on public buses

The bus system in Pinellas County is the first in the Tampa Bay area to require all drivers and passengers to wear protective masks. Read full article: Pinellas County requiring masks on publi...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans to reopen for 2020-21 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-21 school yea [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fairfax County; chief calls it a crucial step | WTOP

Duty to intervene is one of the key policy changes sought by police reform advocates in the wake of George Floyd’s death; it’s been in force in Fairfax County [...] Read full article: ‘Duty to intervene’ already policy in Fa...→

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declares Racism Public Health Crisis

Tuesday, Dallas County Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare racism as a public health crisis. Read full article: Proposed Dallas County Resolution Declar...→

Prince George’s County town police chief implements ‘duty to intervene’ policy | WTOP

Following the death of George Floyd, the police chief for the town of Edmonston, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, has implemented a new order to hold his p [...] Read full article: Prince George’s County town police chief...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilty to brazen scam

Garrison Courtney swindled more than $4 million from firms by falsely claiming to be working on an undercover CIA 'task force.' Read full article: Ex-DEA public affairs chief pleads guilt...→

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

Riverside County black leaders call racism a public health crisis

They want to see a new task force focus on how systemic racism affects African-American health, especially because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Riverside County black leaders call raci...→

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For People With Frequent Public Contact Outside Home

St. Louis County is providing free COVID-19 testing for residents starting on Monday, June 15. St. Louis County has tested over 54,000 residents, and with... Read full article: St. Louis County Urges Virus Test For Pe...→

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underway Between Derek Chauvin's Attorney And The Hennepin County Attorney's Office

A law enforcement official has confirmed to CBS News that there were plea negotiations underway between the attorney for Derek Chauvin and the Hennepin County [...] Read full article: Official: Plea Negotiations Were Underwa...→

Montgomery County Council resolution calls racism a public health crisis | WTOP

The Montgomery County Council introduced a resolution on Tuesday declaring racism a public health crisis. A vote on the resolution is expected next week. Read full article: Montgomery County Council resolution cal...→