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  • Being up-to-date on immunizations may reduce risk of getting COVID-19, Mayo doctor says August 12, 2020
    The BCG vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis has been known to help prevent other diseases. The post Being up-to-date on immunizations may reduce risk of getting COVID-19, Mayo doctor says appeared first on KTTC.
  • More arrests after brawl during Colorado pro-police rally August 12, 2020
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Two more people were arrested Tuesday in connection with a brawl that broke out during a pro-police rally in northern Colorado over the weekend. Some counter-demonstrators say some of the pro-police rallygoers were the instigators in Saturday’s melee. However, Fort Collins police chief Jeff Swoboda is standing by his statement […]
  • Texas court holds jury trial in traffic crime case over Zoom August 12, 2020
    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas court has launched what the state says is the nation’s first virtual jury trial in a criminal case. The misdemeanor traffic case is being broadcast live on YouTube. It is the latest experiment in how to resume jury proceedings in a court system that’s been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. […]
  • Colombia sanctions 5 soldiers in murder of ex-guerrilla August 12, 2020
    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities are taking disciplinary action against five soldiers for their roles in the violent death of a former guerrilla whose murder has become one of the most notorious crimes during the nation’s peace process. The attorney general’s office announced Tuesday that former Commander Jorge Armando Pérez will be barred from […]
  • U.S. judge: Cities cannot fine people for living outside August 12, 2020
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon city has joined Boise, Idaho, in eliciting a precedent-setting court ruling that could change how cities nationwide cite and fine people living outside. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a federal judge decided last month that Grants Pass, Oregon, violated its homeless residents’ Eighth Amendment rights by excluding them from parks […]
  • ‘America’s Got Talent’ tops ratings, loses Cowell for now August 12, 2020
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” topped the ratings last week but faces the absence of Simon Cowell, who was seriously injured in an electric bicycle accident. Cowell is the NBC talent contest’s creator and linchpin of its judging panel. He underwent surgery for a broken back last Saturday, just before the show kicked […]
  • Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman August 12, 2020
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, making history by selecting a Black woman for a major party’s presidential ticket for the first time in history. It’s a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on the ticket. The […]
  • Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic August 12, 2020
    A crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday when the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and canceled their fall football seasons. Five months almost to the day after the first spikes in coronavirus cases in the U.S. led to the cancellation of the NCAA basketball […]
  • Suit: LA officer fondled dead woman, showed video to others August 12, 2020
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court documents show that a Los Angeles police officer accused of fondling a dead woman has been sued by her family. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the family of Elizabeth Baggett. The lawsuit accuses Officer David Rojas of fondling Elizabeth Baggett’s breasts and “feeling her nipples, without limitation,” as well […]
  • LA sheriff concerned after deputies detain Black teens August 12, 2020
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff says he is ordering a review of tactics deputies used to detain three teenagers at gunpoint after the mother of one said they had been threatened by a man holding a knife. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday that he had seen a video of the incident, […]
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