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Woman charged with felony in Breonna Taylor protest hit-and-run

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — Police arrested a 25-year-old woman in a hit-and-run incident during demonstrations in Buffalo earlier this week over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision not to charge three police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. The Buffalo Police Department said it charged Joanna Gollnau, 25, of Buffalo, on …

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California, Nevada likely seeing increase in COVID-19 cases due to Labor Day, officials say

Rattankun Thongbun/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Some areas of the country are beginning to see an uptick in COVID-19 cases that may be due to Labor Day weekend gatherings, officials said. California is seeing “the trends and impacts of Labor Day,” Dr. Mark Ghaly, secretary for California’s health department, said Friday during …

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After brain-eating amoeba found in county’s water supply, advisory lifted in all but 1 area

pGiam/iStockBy ABC News (LAKE JACKSON, Texas) — After Texas authorities sent an urgent message about brain-eating amoeba found in a southeast county water’s supply, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality lifted a “Do Not Use” water advisory for all areas except one, Lake Jackson. On Friday, TCEQ posted on social media that it was informed …

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1st woman named Rochester interim police chief amid criticism over Daniel Prude’s death

kali9/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (ROCHESTER, N.Y.) — Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan has been appointed Rochester’s new interim police chief — the first woman to hold the position — amid criticism over the handling of the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died in March after he was seen being pinned to the ground by …

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Fire threat, heat wave in store for West this weekend as colder temps come to Midwest

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News A major weather pattern change is in sight for the next few days in much of the U.S., including the return of dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the West as well as a heat wave in the Southwest. Already Saturday morning, there are wind advisories, fire weather …

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Man gets 1 year in jail for holding large parties against COVID-19 rules

Charles County Sheriff’s OfficeBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (HUGHESVILLE, Md.) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to one year in jail after he hosted two parties against the governor’s COVID-19 large gathering orders, prosecutors said. Following a bench trial, Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, was convicted of two counts of failure to comply with an …

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More Black ‘firsts’ emerge amid nation’s racial reckoning but pressure must continue, some say

JannHuizenga/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — This report is part of “Turning Point,” a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation. It took 233 years, but for the first time in its history, the New Jersey Supreme Court …

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Oregon reports highest daily COVID-19 case total, may be linked to wildfires

GarysFRPBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (SALEM, Ore.) — After weeks of steady decline, COVID-19 cases are rising in Oregon — and wildfires may be contributing. The Oregon State Authority reported 457 new cases on Friday — the single highest daily total since the pandemic began. The state’s coronavirus total now stands at over 32,000 cases. …

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FGL’s Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley welcome son Atlas Roy

Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesFlorida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard is a dad again. He and his wife Hayley tell People magazine that they welcomed their third child, Atlas Roy Hubbard, on September 24 in Nashville.  He weighed in at 8 lbs 2 oz. and, the couple tells People, arrived over a week late. “We were just convinced …

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Loretta Lynn cheers her granddaughter’s sobriety after addiction battle: “This story is raw but it’s real”

Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesLoretta Lynn shares a personal family story about addiction in a new Facebook post dedicated to her granddaughter, Tayla Lynn. Tayla grew up in country music and was also formerly a member of country trio Stealing Angels, alongside Runaway June’s Jennifer Wayne and Caroline Hobby, who was then known by her maiden name, …

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