More than $3,000 has been raised to help 10 members of an extended local family, almost all of them battling COVID-19, who escaped with their lives but little else from their burning house thanks to the one adult resident who didn’t have the virus and could smell the smoke.
Officers spread out early Tuesday in search of three men who robbed a local car dealership and some of the dealership’s customers at gunpoint and then fled in a pickup that was later found crashed and abandoned.
U.S. Secret Service tightened security in and around the Capitol days earlier than usual in preparation, and the city center is essentially on lockdown with streets blocked, high fencing installed and tens of thousands of troops and law enforcement officers stationed around the area.
Cole James Bridges of Stow, Ohio, was in custody on charges of attempted material support of a terrorist organization — the Islamic State group — and attempted murder of a military member, said Nicholas Biase, a spokesperson for Manhattan federal prosecutors.
The online COVID-19 vaccination appointment system in one Central Texas county left some residents frustrated Monday while officials in another were forced to reschedule hundreds of vaccination appointments because of a shipment delay.
The pandemic pulled back the curtain on the problems people have getting online. Some rural areas struggled to access the basics, once the world went virtual last March. However, the state legislature is considering some solutions.
An effort is underway to help the 10 members of an extended local family, almost all of them battling COVID-19, who escaped with their lives but little else from their burning house thanks to the one adult resident who didn’t have the virus and could smell the smoke.