Crime & Public Safety

Mayor Lori Lightfoot backs Chicago's bid to be one of the NHL's playoff hubs - if the city meets safety protocols: ‘We are a hockey city'

2 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago will have to meet certain COVID-19 standards before it can host the NHL playoffs, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
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6 Arrested For Unlawful Assembly While Protesting George Floyd's Death In Oakdale

6 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Police arrested six adults Wednesday evening for unlawful assembly while protesting in Oakdale against the death of George Floyd - who died while being restrained...
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DCCC Adds Kate Schroder To DCCC ‘Red To Blue' Program

10 minutes ago   |   DCCC   |   2 articles

‘Red to Blue' is a highly competitive and battle-tested DCCC program arming top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos...
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San Francisco is ordering everyone to wear a mask or cover their face in public when they're within 30 feet of someone they don't live with

San Francisco is ordering everyone to wear a mask or cover their face in public when they're within 30 feet of someone they don't live with

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

San Francisco will start enforcing everyone to wear masks when they leave their home and come within 30 feet of someone they do not live with. Masks or face coverings will...
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Coronavirus pushes Chicago shelter for homeless teens to brink of capacity

Coronavirus pushes Chicago shelter for homeless teens to brink of capacity

13 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - For the last three years, Covenant House Illinois has provided safety and shelter for hundreds of homeless teens. But the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the shelter to...
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BART discusses lean $915 million budget for upcoming year amid low ridership due to COVID-19

14 minutes ago   |   ABC

Is BART running out of money? Because of the lockdown's impact on ridership, the agency says it's had a rough time scraping up enough money for this fiscal year. Now it's...
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Baltimore County Council spending plan would cut some school funding and cost-of-living raises

18 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The cuts includes plans to eliminate $20.2 million in school funding and cost-of-living and other pay increases for county employees. The county will also institute a hiring...
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Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety' of peaceful protests over George Floyd killing

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety' of peaceful protests over George Floyd killing

20 minutes ago   |   RT   |   8 articles

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious protests over the police killing of...
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Niskayuna man pleads guilty to theft of GE trade secrets

22 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - A Niskayuna man who stole trade secrets from General Electric pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Thursday. Yang Sui, 42, admitted during an appearance before...
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George Floyd's Death Resurfaces Amy Klobuchar's Tough-On-Crime, Easy-On-Cops Record

George Floyd's Death Resurfaces Amy Klobuchar's Tough-On-Crime, Easy-On-Cops Record

28 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

Joe Biden won the support of black voters. Picking Klobuchar as his running mate could unravel that.
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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