Local 10′s Hurricane Survival Guide 2020

It’s here. Local 10 Weather Authority’s Hurricane Survival Guide. Click here to download yours and keep on hand for reference. What’s included in the guide: ⇒Hurricane Family Plan ⇒Supply Kit Checklist ⇒COVID-19 Evacuation Shelter Protocol ⇒Tri-County Evacuation Zones ⇒Tri-County Shelters, including Pet Friendly Shelters ⇒Special Needs Shelters ⇒Plan Ahead For Your Pets ⇒Emergency Transportation Information […]

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States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises

One small-town Oklahoma mayor testified before Congress she’s worried the city’s 18-bed hospital can’t handle a second Covid-19 wave. Many counties are slashing sizable chunks of their government work force. States are staring down red ink as the fiscal year comes to a close. As local leaders are pleading for more federal aid — even […]

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States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises

One small-town Oklahoma mayor testified before Congress she’s worried the city’s 18-bed hospital can’t handle a second Covid-19 wave. Many counties are slashing sizable chunks of their government work force. States are staring down red ink as the fiscal year comes to a close. As local leaders are pleading for more federal aid — even […]

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Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

By ASHRAF KHALIL, AARON MORRISON and TIM SULLIVAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that ravaged cities from Philadelphia to Los Angeles and flared near the White House. City and state officials deployed […]

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The Latest: More than 15 arrested during Charlotte protests

The Associated Press The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ CHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than 15 people were arrested during protests in Charlotte on Sunday night, the city’s police department said. Police […]

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Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that ravaged cities from Philadelphia to Los Angeles and flared near the White House. City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard soldiers, enacted strict curfews and shut down […]

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Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that ravaged cities from Philadelphia to Los Angeles and flared near the White House. City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard soldiers, enacted strict curfews and shut down […]

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The Latest: More than 15 arrested during Charlotte protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ CHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than 15 people were arrested during protests in Charlotte on Sunday night, the city’s police department said. Police said four demonstrators […]

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Unrest demonstrates Biden’s challenge in breaking through

Joe Biden is facing some stiff competition in getting his campaign message out. President Donald Trump spent much of the weekend using Twitter as a bullhorn to urge “law and order” and tougher action by police against protesters around the country. Biden quietly visited the site of protests in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, and […]

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Looting spreads through Chicago, suburbs after downtown access blocked

Onlookers watch as a looter walks away with dozens of shoes taken from a Foot Locker in the Logan Square neighborhood Sunday night. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Some business owners chose to guard their stores all night Sunday to deter vandalism and theft. While peaceful protests against police brutality continued Sunday in the wake of George […]

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Person shot protecting Avondale Binny’s amid citywide looting

A person was shot while protecting the Binny’s Beverage Depot at 3934 W. Diversey Ave. amid citywide looting May 31, 2020. | Google Maps He was protecting the store at 3934 W. Diversey Avenue when gunshots rang out, according to Chicago police. He was hit in the right arm and taken in good condition to […]

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With a gay protagonist, Pixar short ‘Out’ makes history

In Steven Clay Hunter’s 23 years as an animator at Pixar, he has drawn a seven-armed octopus, a Canadian daredevil and a wheezing toy penguin. But there were scenes he never expected to animate until he began working on his short, “Out.” Hunter wrote and directed the nine-minute Pixar film, which recently debuted on Disney+. […]

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VR game takes players inside Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

A new virtual reality game set in the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed land at Disneyland will let players explore the outskirts of the Black Spire Outpost village in a live-your-own-adventure experience while the Anaheim theme park remains closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge virtual reality game […]

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At least 8 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

At least eight major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball’s policy guarantying those players $400 per week. The San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners are promising payments through August, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, […]

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