Saturday, July 4, 2020

MixedTimes - Katherine Rodriguez

Man Accused of Looting San Bernardino Gas Station Arrested

Man Accused of Looting San Bernardino Gas Station Arrested

A 21-year-old man accused of looting a gas station and restaurant in San Bernardino, California, during the George Floyd protests this month— an incident which has been livestreamed on Facebook— has been arrested.

Families Worldwide Work Together to Help Boy Get a Ventilator

Families Worldwide Work Together to Help Boy Get a Ventilator

Families worldwide worked together to help an 18-month-old boy named Wilson in Ecuador with Centronuclear Myopathy find a ventilator as finding ventilators worldwide have been scarce due to the coronavirus.

132 Chicago Police Officers Injured During Riots

132 Chicago Police Officers Injured During Riots

One hundred and thirty-two police Chicago police officers were injured during this weekend's riots after George Floyd's May 25th death in Minneapolis police custody.

Volunteers Clean Up Downtown Seattle After Riots, Looting

Volunteers Clean Up Downtown Seattle After Riots, Looting

A group of volunteers was spotted cleaning up graffiti and boarding up buildings of businesses in downtown Seattle Sunday morning after riots over the death of George Floyd the night before decimated the city.

Police Across the Country Standing with George Floyd Protesters

Police Across the Country Standing with George Floyd Protesters

As protests over George Floyd's death enter their fifth day and tensions between protesters and the police remain at an all-time high in some areas, some police officers and sheriff's deputies across the country are standing with the protesters.

VIDEO: Massive Street Party Takes Place in Brooklyn

VIDEO: Massive Street Party Takes Place in Brooklyn

A video of what appears to be a massive crowd congregating outside a Brooklyn building and twerking on top of cars went viral over the weekend, causing the police to investigate.

VIDEO: New Jersey Gym Reopens in Defiance of State Order

VIDEO: New Jersey Gym Reopens in Defiance of State Order

A gym in Camden County, New Jersey, was met with protests as it reopened in defiance of the state orders that shut down nonessential businesses to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, according to videos of the incident.

U.S. Postal Worker Leaves Gift Cards for 2020 Grads on Route

U.S. Postal Worker Leaves Gift Cards for 2020 Grads on Route

A U.S. postal service worker from New Hampshire who saw many graduating high school seniors could not have a traditional graduation ceremony because of the coronavirus left $5 Dunkin' Donuts gift cards in their mailboxes.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Suit Delaying Mail-in-Ballot Deadline

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Suit Delaying Mail-in-Ballot Deadline

The Pennsylvania state Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit that would force elections officials to accept mail-in-ballots as long as they are received within a week after the primary or general elections while the coronavirus pandemic is in place.

Obamas Read a Children's Book as Obamagate Revelations Erupt

Obamas Read a Children's Book as Obamagate Revelations Erupt

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have broadcast themselves reading a children's book aloud to the interwebs while "Obamagate" revelations about former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have erupted.

Report: NYC Health Head Turns Down NYPD's Urgent Mask Request

Report: NYC Health Head Turns Down NYPD's Urgent Mask Request

New York City's health commissioner rejected an urgent request by the New York Police Department (NYPD) for 500,000 surgical masks as the coronavirus crisis surged, telling a high-ranking police official, "I don’t give two rats’ asses about your cops,” according to a report.