close Video Suspect apprehended after explosion in Eageleville, PA home Police responded to reports of a shooting while firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out after an apartment complex exploded. The body of a Pennsylvania man who chased a code enforcement officer with a firearm and engaged in a standoff with police was found hours after multiple explosions and a fire he started destroyed three homes, authorities said Friday. The Lower Providence Township Police Department said the man was identified as Thomas Razzi, 66, during an autopsy. His cause of death is still pending. His body was discovered around midnight Friday in the Eagleville, Pennsylvania apartment unit where he lived. Thursday's chaotic chain of events began just before noon amid reports that Razzi chased a code-enforcement officer with a firearm. The officer arrived at Razzi's home to perform a follow-up inspection after complaints of "hoarding conditions." When … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania explosion that leveled multiple homes set in motion by hoarding complaints, police say
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Citing next week’s full reopening of California’s economy, the California Fitness Alliance dropped its complaint challenging state and local restrictions placed on gym operations during the height of the coronavirus. CFA attorney Scott J. Street stated in court papers filed Tuesday with Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark V. Mooney that after discussions between his client and representatives for the state and Gov. Gavin Newsom, the parties decided to “collaborate in reopening California after June 15 emphasizing the importance of health and fitness as Californians move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic.” READ MORE: Car Crashes Into And Ignites Biomat USA Plasma Building On Western Avenue; Multiple People Dead And Trapped Inside June 15 is the day Newsom has said most coronavirus restrictions will be lifted. In the complaint filed last Sept. 14, the CFA argued that the state and county erred in preventing Californians from having what the plaintiffs … [Read more...] about Gym Owners Drop Complaint Over Coronavirus Restrictions
Despite a growing number of European and Asian governments rejecting Chinese-made equipment designed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, Beijing stood firm Monday and said it had not received a single complaint about the quality of its medical supplies. The response came as the Dutch government joined the global chorus of disapproval and recalled 600,000 medical masks imported from China after the masks were revealed to have defective filters. Dutch officials also said the masks did not fit even though they had a China-issued quality certificate. China’s Foreign Ministry representative Hua Chunying made the “no complaints” revelation during a press conference after being asked about the quick coronavirus test kits supplied by China not meeting medical standards. She said : Many countries have recently been purchasing medical products in China. While satisfying domestic demands, we support export by companies with qualifications and credibility, and provide convenience in … [Read more...] about ‘No Complaints’ – China Rejects All Criticism of Coronavirus Equipment
Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton questioned Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Thursday over “woke” military training, according to Fox News. Cotton questioned Austin during a Senate Armed Services Committee. “The military has included the works of critical race theories on its reading list by authors like Ibram Kendi and Robin D’Angelo. Mr. Kendi has written the only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination. The only remedy to present discrimination is future discrimination. Do you agree with that proposition?” Cotton asked. I’m glad Secretary Austin agrees—Critical Race Theory has no place in our military. pic.twitter.com/Xk1ELnHBPF — Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) June 10, 2021 “I’ve not read that, and I certainly don’t agree with what you just said,” Austin responded. “Do you believe that any member of the military should be treated differently based on their skin color and sex? Again, yes or no will do,” Cotton asked during the hearing, according to … [Read more...] about Tom Cotton Puts Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin On Blast Over ‘Woke’ Military Training
4 This article is the first in a series examining the state of Bay Area public transit ahead of California’s proposed June 15 reopening of the economy. The state of California is aiming to reopen its economy on June 15, releasing us from the tier system of pandemic protocols that have restricted movement. What will BART, the Bay Area’s largest rail system, look like after the economy fully reopens? Here’s what we know, as of now. Will BART restore hours and run more trains? The transit system is planning on implementing long-term service returns, but not by June 15. At an April 8 meeting, a majority of BART’s Board of Directors supported plans to restore operating trains at 15-minute frequencies and extend service hours to midnight (they currently end at 9 p.m.), though the board has yet to take a formal vote. In between mid-June and Sept. 13, when these service returns would take place, the system has the ability to activate up to 26 … [Read more...] about BART says it’s ready for the economy to reopen. Will it be running more and cleaner trains?