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Virginia detectives replace medals Marine Vietnam vet lost in burglary

Detectives with a Virginia sheriff’s office surprised a Vietnam veteran--replacing service medals stolen from him in a burglary.

The number of positive coronavirus tests in New York climb to highest since early June

Positive tests for the coronavirus in New York state shot up to more than 1,000 for the first time since June 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

Portland, Ore. braces for far-right rally expected to draw thousands

The Proud Boys, a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated as a hate organization, is organizing the protest that it described as a free speech event to support President Trump and the police, restore law and order and condemn anti-fascists, “domestic terrorism" and “violent gangs of rioting felons" in the streets. 

NY Supreme Court judge orders judicial review of Eric Garner death, investigation

Garner's family filed a petition in 2019 aiming to question De Blasio and other city officials

California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend

Firefighters and officials at California's largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or ignite new ones.

Atlanta activist spent $200G in Black Lives Matter donations on house, personal expenses: FBI

The FBI has arrested the founder of a Black Lives Matter group in Atlanta on fraud and money laundering charges.

Minneapolis bishop hosting gun buyback as homicide toll climbs

Minneapolis Bishop Richard Howell Jr. is leading a gun buyback program in an effort to reduce crime.

Rochester mayor appoints first female interim police chief

Mayor Lovely Warren made two further appointments as the city government looks at its police department.

Search for missing California firefighter continues with deputies, bloodhounds combing area

The firefighter was reported missing on Thursday, four days after he was last seen by his family.

Breonna Taylor protests in Louisville: 24 arrested, man accused of aiming laser at police aircraft

Twenty four protesters were arrested Friday during another night of unrest following the grand jury indictment of a single cop in connection with the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, including one man allegedly for shining a laser at an aircraft.

Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' test scores as part of a college admissions bribery scheme.

VA health dept., George Mason University working on contact tracing after Gov. Northam tests positive for COVID-19

George Mason University says they are in touch with the Virginia Health Department to contact trace potential cases of coronavirus after that state's governor tested positive for COVID-19 days after a visit to the school. 

Families of 9/11 first responders, survivors who died after contracting coronavirus gain 'insurance' from compensation fund

Just this month, the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund announced that if a first responder’s or survivor’s death certificate lists COVID-19, plus cancer or a certified respiratory illness, the fund would accept wrongful death claims and consider it a 9/11-related illness.

Oakland police assaulted during rioting; unrest prompts BART station closure

Police in Oakland, Calif. arrested several protesters for assaulting officers Friday night as demonstrations calling for justice for Breonna Taylor turned violent.

Vermont man, 24, federally charged in assault on Portland police officers during unrest

A Vermont man pleaded not guilty to federal civil disorder charges in Portland, Ore. on Friday, stemming from a June protest in the city during which he allegedly charged at police officers repeatedly with a shield, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon.

Pro-Trump crowd in Illinois opposes Trump-bashing 'Coronavirus Death Scoreboard'

A fiery pro-Trump crowd gathered in a northern Chicago suburb Friday after an anti-Trump display critical of the president's handling of the coronavirus was placed at a busy intersection in the downtown area. 

Oregon woman disputes Wells Fargo claim she’s dead: ‘It’s not funny’

Judy Cashner admits being mildly amused when her “estate” received a letter from her bank claiming she had died.

NYPD should stop making traffic stops, attorney general says

New York State Attorney General Letitia James on Friday recommended the New York Police Department stop arresting people for minor offenses during traffic stops to avoid a repeat of a fatal 2019 police-involved shooting of a motorist, according to a report 

Herschel Walker accuses Democrats of denouncing violence 'yet you don't really mean it'

Democratic political leaders have given token statements denouncing violence and rioting in cities across America, but have failed to take meaningful action, former NFL running back Herschel Walker told "The Story" Friday night.

Women's March co-founder Tamika Mallory says Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron no different than 'sell-out Negroes'

An activist who co-founded the Women's March excoriated Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Friday for his office's handling of the Breonna Taylor case, calling him "no different than the sell-out Negroes that sold our people into slavery."

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