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Public health experts support George Floyd protests, oppose coronavirus shutdown rallies

Public health experts support George Floyd protests, oppose coronavirus shutdown rallies

It’s not OK to violate stay-at-home and social distancing orders if you’re protesting the economic shutdown from the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s fine to do [...] Read full article: Public health experts support George Flo...→

Public health experts support George Floyd protests, oppose coronavirus shutdown rallies

Public health experts support George Floyd protests, oppose coronavirus shutdown rallies

It’s not OK to violate stay-at-home and social distancing orders if you’re protesting the economic shutdown from the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s fine to do [...] Read full article: Public health experts support George Flo...→

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

The FBI is "looking carefully" at the possibility that foreign actors are influencing the sometimes-violent nationwide protests in the wake of George Floyd's i [...] Read full article: Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at ...→

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

A Salem police captain has been demoted two levels to sergeant after she tweeted from the department's official account criticizing protesters in Boston.  Read full article: Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Critic...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused Senate Republicans of trying to get away with not doing serious police reform in the wake of Ge [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to...→

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

A petition is calling for honours depicting the victory of St Michael over Satan to be redesigned, as it is "reminiscent of George Floyd". Read full article: Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'R...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

On the killing of George Floyd and its significance in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and history of racism in the U.S. Read full article: Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

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...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

A British sergeant is under criminal for sharing an 'offensive' meme of George Floyd in a private group message with other officers. Read full article: UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for ...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

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...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday called Senate legislative proposals on police reform "unsalvageable" and accused Republicans of "trying [...] Read full article: Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Mur...→

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted in an interview Tuesday that Republicans are "trying to get away with murder, actually -- the murder of George Floyd" -- ma [...] Read full article: Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get a...→

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 ...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

The actions of a scandal-ridden police officer in Houston could result in a posthumous pardon for George Floyd. Read full article: Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Po...→

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...→

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Fomer Warrior David West, has long had an interest in Black history and was willing to engage teammates and media in the exchange of ideas on the Black experie [...] Read full article: Former Warriors talk racial justice: Dav...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

The FBI is "looking carefully" at the possibility that foreign actors are influencing the sometimes-violent nationwide protests in the wake of George Floyd's i [...] Read full article: Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at ...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

A Salem police captain has been demoted two levels to sergeant after she tweeted from the department's official account criticizing protesters in Boston.  Read full article: Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Critic...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted in an interview Tuesday that Republicans are "trying to get away with murder, actually -- the murder of George Floyd" -- ma [...] Read full article: Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get a...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday called Senate legislative proposals on police reform "unsalvageable" and accused Republicans of "trying [...] Read full article: Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Mur...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused Senate Republicans of trying to get away with not doing serious police reform in the wake of Ge [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying 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 ...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

A petition is calling for honours depicting the victory of St Michael over Satan to be redesigned, as it is "reminiscent of George Floyd". Read full article: Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'R...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

A British sergeant is under criminal for sharing an 'offensive' meme of George Floyd in a private group message with other officers. Read full article: UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for ...→

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

On the killing of George Floyd and its significance in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and history of racism in the U.S. Read full article: Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd...→

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

The actions of a scandal-ridden police officer in Houston could result in a posthumous pardon for George Floyd. Read full article: Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Po...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Fomer Warrior David West, has long had an interest in Black history and was willing to engage teammates and media in the exchange of ideas on the Black experie [...] Read full article: Former Warriors talk racial justice: Dav...→

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...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd's death

The FBI is "looking carefully" at the possibility that foreign actors are influencing the sometimes-violent nationwide protests in the wake of George Floyd's i [...] Read full article: Wray reveals FBI 'looking carefully' at ...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Criticizing George Floyd Protesters

A Salem police captain has been demoted two levels to sergeant after she tweeted from the department's official account criticizing protesters in Boston.  Read full article: Salem Officer Demoted After Tweet Critic...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Murder . . . of George Floyd'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday called Senate legislative proposals on police reform "unsalvageable" and accused Republicans of "trying [...] Read full article: Pelosi: GOP 'Trying to Get Away With Mur...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get away with murder' of George Floyd

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted in an interview Tuesday that Republicans are "trying to get away with murder, actually -- the murder of George Floyd" -- ma [...] Read full article: Pelosi says Republicans 'trying to get a...→

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying to Get Away with the 'Murder of George Floyd'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused Senate Republicans of trying to get away with not doing serious police reform in the wake of Ge [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Senate Republicans Are Trying 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 ...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'Reminiscent of George Floyd'

A petition is calling for honours depicting the victory of St Michael over Satan to be redesigned, as it is "reminiscent of George Floyd". Read full article: Imagery of St Michael Defeating Satan 'R...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis | MinnPost

COVID Cares Support Service is a statewide phone line offering free, anonymous support for people experiencing stress and anxiety; it's staffed by a volunteer [...] Read full article: With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota m...→

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for Sharing George Floyd 'Meme'

A British sergeant is under criminal for sharing an 'offensive' meme of George Floyd in a private group message with other officers. Read full article: UK Cop Under Criminal Investigation for ...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd

On the killing of George Floyd and its significance in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and history of racism in the U.S. Read full article: Why the Clock Stopped on George Floyd...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug Conviction

The actions of a scandal-ridden police officer in Houston could result in a posthumous pardon for George Floyd. Read full article: Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Po...→

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases tied to protests: Health official

So far, Minneapolis has not seen a dramatic uptick in COVID-19 cases related to George Floyd protests, the state’s Department of Health said. Read full article: Minnesota sees no rise in COVID-19 cases...→

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Mural of George Floyd defaced with black tar, investigated as hate crime

Local artists have, once again, restored a mural of George Floyd, after the downtown portrait was defaced with black tar overnight. Read full article: Mural of George Floyd defaced with black...→

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...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

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...→

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Former Warriors talk racial justice: David West on George Floyd, protests, NBA restart

Fomer Warrior David West, has long had an interest in Black history and was willing to engage teammates and media in the exchange of ideas on the Black experie [...] Read full article: Former Warriors talk racial justice: Dav...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→