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Cook County Jail reports first detainee death from coronavirus

A 59-year-old man is the first detainee from an Illinois jail where 220 people have tested positive for coronavirus to die from suspected complications of Covid-19. Jeffery Pendleton “was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Memorial Hospital at 9:49 p.m. Sunday, April 5,” the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday. Pendleton’s official cause of death…MORE

Los Angeles crime plunges during the coronavirus stay at home order

Los Angeles crime plunges during the coronavirus stay at home order

Los Angeles has seen a 23% drop in crime in the past month as California has been under a stay at home order to fight the spread of coronavirus, the city’s police chief said. “People staying home in their neighborhoods, watching out for each other, and exercising social distancing is allowing us to have a…MORE

A Missouri school district has suspended meal delivery to students after a bus driver diagnosed with coronavirus and a second showing symptoms died

The Ferguson-Florissant school district in Missouri has suspended the home delivery of meals to students following the deaths of two school bus drivers. The district serves students in a northeastern suburb of St. Louis. One driver who supported food distribution at McCluer North High School in Florissant during the school closure died after testing positive…MORE

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean’s body found by divers

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean’s body found by divers

The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean has been found by divers, police said. Members of a dive and rescue team found the body in 25 feet of water, about 2.5 miles from her mother’s residence, around 5:31 p.m. Monday, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said in a statement. McKean, 41, and her 8-year-old son,…MORE

Al Kaline, MLB Hall of Famer, dies at 85

Al Kaline, MLB Hall of Famer, dies at 85

Legendary right fielder Al Kaline died Monday at the age of 85, according to the Detroit Tigers. Kaline played his entire career, 22 seasons, with the Tigers where he was an All-Star 18 times, won a World Series in 1968 and earned the nickname “Mr. Tiger.” “Baseball lost a titan today. Anyone who knew Al…MORE