In LA County Jails, Coronavirus Chaos Keeps People Locked Up Longer

Just days after Gabriel Lopez entered Los Angeles County’s Men’s Central Jail in late April 2020, his housing unit was placed on lockdown. There was possible Covid-19 exposure, jail administrators said, so everyone needed to quarantine.
Lopez was locked in …

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Working Families Party Weighs In on Crowded Manhattan DA Race

New York’s Working Families Party is wading into the first competitive race for Manhattan district attorney in more than a decade. The group is backing Tahanie Aboushi, a civil rights attorney based in Harlem, in a field of eight Democratic …

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Polícia do Rio está há 153 dias desobedecendo o STF

Helicópteros usados pela PM do Rio são considerados “instrumentos de terror” por especialistas em segurança pública.

Foto: Evaristo Sá/AFP via Getty Images
Enquanto você lê estas linhas, o helicóptero esquilo Fenix 2, que custou a bagatela de 20 milhões de …

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Showing off Philadelphia knowledge is a point of pride for many city residents. Winning a prize for …

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LIVE: Lightfoot, Arwady issue update on COVID-19 in Chicago

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago is allowing bars and restaurants to expand their indoor seating capacity.

On Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office announced that effective immediately, indoor capacity at bars, restaurants and other businesses can increase to 50%.

Lightfoot …

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Semi driver dies after 2-semi crash on NB I-294

CHICAGO — A semi truck driver has died following a crash involving another semi on the Tri-State Tollway.

The accident happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday on northbound I-294 near 87th Street. One semi driver had to be extricated.

The driver …

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