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Sheriff who refused to enforce restrictions tests positive for Covid-19

As California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered restrictions aimed at curbing a surge of Covid-19 cases, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones declined to enforce them. Jones resisted enforcing the statewide mask order issued in June. And he pushed back on the governor-ordered curfew aimed at curbing nonessential gatherings last month. On Wednesday, Jones’ office announced that…MORE

Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to stand trial

Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to stand trial

Kyle Rittenhouse was ordered Thursday to stand trial in the fatal shooting of two men and the wounding of another in August during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse appeared in a preliminary hearing via video conference, seated next to his attorney, whose motions to dismiss some of the pending charges against his client were rejected…MORE

Staten Island bar shut down after declaring itself an ‘autonomous zone’ and defying Covid-19 rules, sheriff’s office says

A Staten Island bar was shut down after calling itself an “autonomous zone” and defying Covid-19 restrictions, the New York City Sheriff’s Office said. The bar, Mac’s Public House, was also not following face covering rules and social distancing guidelines while continuing to allow indoor dining despite being in a designated “orange zone,” the sheriff’s…MORE

Pueblo’s Sunset Inn was a booming family business. Then the pandemic hit

Pueblo’s Sunset Inn was a booming family business. Then the pandemic hit

For almost four decades, the Sunset Inn Bar and Grill was a thriving, beloved family-owned business in Pueblo, Colorado, famous for its version of sloppers — a local dish — its generosity to the community and its welcoming atmosphere, where everyone was treated like family. Now, it’s one of the many small businesses around the…MORE

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