Tag: county

66-year-old motorcyclist dies in fiery crash in Polk County

December 22, 2020
Henry Hogue, 66, of Cedartown was attempting to cross over Ga. 1 near the intersection of Mildred Drive when his Harley Davidson FLSTC entered the path of a 1996 Chevrolet GMT-400, which was traveling in the left lane of Ga. 1 northbound, around 3:30 p.m., according to Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Franka Young.The GMT-400 struck

LA County announces business curfew to curb COVID-19 case rise

November 18, 2020
Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday announced strict new coronavirus restrictions — including a 10 p.m. curfew on businesses — in an effort to combat spiking coronavirus cases. Beginning on Friday, restaurants, bars and non-essential retail businesses will be required to close between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl told local outlet

In a Swing County in a Swing State, the Verdict Is In: It’s Going to Be Close

November 2, 2020
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dan Parri, a lawyer in the city of Clearwater, loved driving around town with the Pinellas County Jeep Club — until some members started festooning their vehicles with Trump 2020 campaign flags.So Mr. Parri spoke up, then kept speaking. The Confederate flag also bothered him, he told his fellow Jeep enthusiasts,

Did Police in Texas Murder Sandra Bland?

July 20, 2015
http://democracynow.org - Last Friday, an African-American woman was returning home from a job interview in Waller County, Texas, when she was stopped by ...