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Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications

Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications

Two teenagers in Florida have died from Covid-19 complications, according to data posted by the¬†Florida Department of Health.¬†The teens were between the ages of 14 and 17, the department said. This brings the total number of minors who have died in relation to the virus in Florida to seven. The others were a 9-year-old girl…MORE

Chicago police have a suspect in custody in murder of 9-year-old boy

Chicago police have a suspect in custody in murder of 9-year-old boy

Chicago police officials announced Monday they have a suspect in custody in the murder of 9-year-old Janari Andre Ricks, who was fatally shot July 31 while playing with friends outside his house. Chicago Police Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan said that the suspect, who has not yet been named, drove up to the house, snuck…MORE

Michigan state senator critical of state shutdown tests positive for Covid-19

Michigan state senator critical of state shutdown tests positive for Covid-19

Michigan State Sen. Tom Barrett, an impassioned critic of the governor’s pandemic orders, announced Sunday that he has contracted coronavirus. Barrett, who is still an active part-time helicopter pilot in the Michigan Army National Guard, received the positive result during a routine screening before an upcoming training event, according to a press release from his…MORE

NHL announces no Covid-19 cases during first week of return to play

NHL announces no Covid-19 cases during first week of return to play

The National Hockey League resumed its season over the weekend and so far, so good. The league announced in a release on Monday that it has received no positive Covid-19 test results during its first week back inside the two hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton. All 24 teams entered the hub cities on July…MORE

California’s Apple Fire has grown to more than 20,000 acres and is 5% contained

California’s Apple Fire has grown to more than 20,000 acres and is 5% contained

The Apple Fire burning in parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties has grown to at least 20,516 acres and is 5% contained, the California Interagency Incident Management Team said. There are several factors coming together to create major hurdles for firefighters who are battling the blaze. Terrain is the biggest, said Lisa Cox, the…MORE