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LA sheriff will fine you $300 if you’re not wearing a mask in public

LA sheriff will fine you $300 if you’re not wearing a mask in public

Californians living in several key Golden State cities could incur hundreds of dollars in fines if they venture out in public without masks. Authorities in Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Monterey announced they’ll enforce California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s mask mandate by citing people who don’t cover their face in public. “Our last option…MORE

Oregon state trooper put on leave after defying mask mandate in coffee shop

Oregon state trooper put on leave after defying mask mandate in coffee shop

An Oregon state trooper is on administrative leave and officials have apologized after coffee shop owners say the trooper used profanity and scoffed at the state’s mask mandate when he and other officers were asked to wear one. “Oregon State Police Troopers are not above the law and this conduct is being immediately addressed,” Travis…MORE

Alabama pastor closes church and restarts online service due to coronavirus

Alabama pastor closes church and restarts online service due to coronavirus

An Alabama pastor has shut down his church after several staff and members tested positive for the coronavirus. Rev. Derek Allen, pastor of First Baptist Tillman’s Corner in Mobile, says the church is now going back to online services. “We shut down the church before the state even asked us,” Allen said. “We had already…MORE

Indiana priest suspended after calling Black Lives Matter and antifa protesters ‘maggots,’ ‘parasites’ and ‘serpents in the garden’

A Catholic priest in Indiana has been suspended from public ministry following an incendiary church bulletin that likened protesters to “maggots and parasites.” The suspension of Father Theodore Rothrock was announced Wednesday by the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, which represents 24 Indiana counties. Rothrock was the pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Carmel. In a…MORE

2 Kansas City police officers shot in separate incidents

2 Kansas City police officers shot in separate incidents

Two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri, were shot in separate incidents on Thursday that left one of them in critical condition. The officers had been responding to calls for help, according to Kansas City Police Chief Richard Smith. In one incident, police were called to a disturbance near a McDonald’s. A witness told CNN…MORE

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