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  • July 4th military flyovers to go over DC, 4 other cities July 3, 2020
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s July 4 celebration will feature an extensive U.S. military air show over Washington, D.C., but four other cities will get mini-versions of the air power display on Saturday, The so-called “Salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution” will feature military flyovers in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia […]
  • Heat and humidity continue for the holiday weekend July 3, 2020
    The hot and humid conditions we've been dealing with all week will continue into the 4th of July weekend. High temperatures on Saturday and Sunday will be in the upper 80s and lower 90s with mostly sunny skies. Showers and thunderstorms should stay out of SE Minnesota and NE Iowa this weekend keeping us dry […]
  • Cop who stopped Elijah McClain fired over chokehold photos July 3, 2020
    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Documents from prosecutors show that one of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used before the Black man died last year. The prosecutor’s report says Aurora Officer Jason Rosenblatt tried to use a chokehold on McClain last August but […]
  • Venezuela sanctions set off fight for ‘plundered’ oil cargo July 3, 2020
    MIAMI (AP) — U.S. federal marshals are getting ready to auction off Wednesday a cargo of 100,000 barrels of gasoline that have been floating in a tanker off the Gulf Coast of Texas for two months amid a high-stakes legal fight over American sanctions on Venezuela. The dispute pits one of Greece’s most powerful businessmen […]
  • 2 tremors shake Puerto Rico, latest in series of quakes July 3, 2020
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two strong earthquakes have shaken Puerto Rico, but there have been no reports of injuries in the latest of a series of tremors that have hit the U.S. territory since late December. A tremor with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit just southwest of the island in the afternoon. […]
  • Confirmed Iowa virus cases jump 389; total approaches 30,500 July 3, 2020
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa health officials say the number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases identified in the state increased by 389 on Friday. That brings the state’s total known positive cases to nearly 30,500. Three more coronavirus deaths also were reported Friday. That brings the confirmed death toll to 720 since the outbreak […]
  • Fire destroys 2 squad cars in Iron Range city of Virginia July 3, 2020
    VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — Fire has destroyed two police squad cars in the Iron Range city of Virginia. Mayor Larry Cuffe Jr. tells KBJR-TV that one squad car caught fire in the police garage shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday. He says the fire then spread to another squad car, destroying both vehicles and all the […]
  • Shooting reported at Alabama shopping mall July 3, 2020
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Police in Hoover, Alabama, say they are investigating a report of a shooting inside a large shopping mall. The Hoover Police Department said in a statement Friday afternoon that officers are investigating a report of a shooting inside the Galleria mall. Police say the scene is contained and they will release […]
  • Man who crashed gate where Trudeau lives facing 22 charges July 3, 2020
    TORONTO (AP) — A man who allegedly crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives has been charged with 22 crimes, including weapons offenses and uttering threats. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme said Friday that Corey Hurren had several weapons when he was arrested. He […]
  • First responders pull naked man from Duluth sewer system July 3, 2020
    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — First responders have pulled a naked man out of the downtown Duluth sewer system. The rescue came Thursday evening after authorities got a report Wednesday that a person had entered a manhole in downtown. A city spokeswoman says his clothes were found near that manhole. Authorities searched for several hours Wednesday […]
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