iStock/koto_fejaBy: LAUREN EFFRON, ABC News (NEW YORK) — One California city is grappling with COVID-19 outbreaks at nine of its industrial facilities, including one food processing plant that reported having at least 153 positive cases, according to health officials. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said the largest outbreak occurred at the Farmer […]

iStock/somboon kaeoboonsongBy: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (FRANKFORT, Ky.) — Democratic and Republican leaders denounced gun rights supporters for hanging an effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear from tree outside the state capitol building during a Memorial Day weekend demonstration. The symbolic lynching occurred on Sunday at a rally by gun rights groups that was initially […]

iStock/MotortionBy: MATT FRIEDLANDER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Queen guitarist Brian May recently suffered “a small heart attack” and underwent an operation to have stents placed in three partially blocked coronary arteries. The 72-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer revealed the news in a video message posted Sunday on his official website and social […]

iStock/ijoe84By: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (EAST STROUDSBURG, Penn.) — Police said the University of Connecticut senior who has been accused of killing two people was seen walking in the Poconos. Pennsylvania state police released a new surveillance photo that they say shows suspect Peter Manfredonia walking on train tracks near East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, on […]

iStock/RuthBlackBy: NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (LEESPORT, Penn.) — A surprise birthday parade for an 8-year-old boy had a massive, 651-vehicle turnout on Saturday. Leesport, Pennsylvania resident Riley Rejniak, who is battling neuroblastoma a second time, waved as hundreds of cars, motorcycles and first responders arrived in waves. Even exotic cars passed at a safe distance […]

Volusia Sheriff’s OfficeBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — In the face of rising cases of coronavirus throughout the U.S. and Canada, and calls from health officials to remain socially distant during the long weekend, crowds still flocked to Memorial Day hot spots. Some of the incidents spurred responses from elected leaders and police […]

Phototreat/iStockBy OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many traditional Memorial Day ceremonies and events are being streamed online this year. “Memorial Day is a time we normally gather at the memorials to lay a wreath in honor of the fallen, remember their heroic deeds, and draw inspiration from their […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 345,000 people worldwide. Over 5.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering […]

Monroe County Sheriff’s OfficeBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A man was arrested last week after allegedly kidnapping a teenager and forcing her to drive him through a coronavirus checkpoint in the Florida Keys. According to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office officials, Alexander Michael Sardinas, 37, of Tavernier, and a 43-year-old woman from Islamorada […]

kali9/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (UNION, S.C.) — Two people were killed, including a teenager, when gunfire erupted at a rural South Carolina block party that drew up to 1,000 revelers in spite of government warnings against large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said. The shooting broke out just before 8 p.m. on Saturday […]

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