But the business owners charged “aren’t criminals,” he said. “These are people just trying to survive, and many might not fully understand the rules. It’s more important to explain the rules to them than to charge them.” … [Read more...] about Will small-business owners go to jail for breaking coronavirus rules? We’ll find out
In fact, more than 40 percent of business owners said they felt the phase 3 reopening was coming "too late," compared with just 13.6 percent who said it's happening too early. Thirty percent said they feel it's the right time to reopen, and business owners seemed almost evenly split in their opinion on Pritzker's performance during the pandemic. More than 42 percent said they are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with the governor's performance, while more than 45 percent are satisfied or very satisfied. … [Read more...] about IL Reopening: Businesses Ready, Many Customers Anxious
A patron walks past a number of out of service slot machines that were disabled so as to allow players at other machines proper social distancing in the WaterView Casino and Hotel in Vicksburg, Miss., Thursday, May 21, 2020. Gaming statewide was shutdown for two-month due to coronavirus, and the casinos were allowed to reopen Thursday, amid enhanced restrictions to keep customers and employees safe. AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) less … [Read more...] about Mississippi inching toward virus relief for small businesses
The three were killed when a pyrotechnic sequence gone awry caused a low-flying helicopter to crash into them during filming, with the helicopter’s rotor blades decapitating Morrow and Myca, and Renee crushed by one of the skids. Despite the numerous safety and labor law violations exposed in the ensuing investigation, Landis went on to helm studio comedies Spies Like Us and Three Amigos even before the criminal trial commenced, and continued to direct major Hollywood productions after he and his fellow defendants were acquitted. … [Read more...] about Inside the ‘Midnight Rider’ Manslaughter: Will Hollywood Learn From the Death of Sarah Jones?
Over the next several hours, looters ransacked, vandalized and burned numerous buildings in the blocks around the 3rd Precinct. Video captured people running out of Target and Cub Foods with their arms full of merchandise. Meanwhile, fires shot up at various businesses and some burned without fire crews there to battle the flames. … [Read more...] about Business Owners Left To Clean Up After Demonstrations Turn Destructive Near MPD 3rd Precinct