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Hundreds of protesters showed up the La Mesa Police Department Saturday as part of several demonstrations across the United States against police brutality following the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday. The protest is also in response to a controversial arrest involving a black man and a white officer at a trolley …

Two men face weapons charges after police officers were injured Sunday dispersing a large crowd in Englewood. Jaquan Hayden, 21, of Homewood, is charged with a felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of resisting an officer, Chicago police said. Sedrick Monroe, 42, of Englewood, faces a count of being …

A Murrieta church held in-person worship services attended by hundreds of people Sunday in defiance of the state’s coronavirus shutdown order a day before the governor is expected to release reopening guidelines for houses of worship. Pastor Tim Thompson of 412 Church Murrieta told the Riverside Press- Enterprise that the church has held such gatherings …

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday. Leaf, 44, was arrested on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, which is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday. Leaf is being held on $5,000 bail …

A smoky fire at an encampment Friday afternoon prompted Menlo Park officials to issue a health advisory for the area of Bayfront Expressway between Willow Road and University Avenue. Firefighters responded to the two-alarm blaze on the 1500 block of Willow Road. Menlo Park Fire District Chief Harold Schapelhouman said Friday’s blaze was the third …

On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom announced that some counties will soon be able to allow shopping inside of stores, which would be an upgrade from curbside pick-up and delivery options allowed as of Monday. The home decor shop Tuesday Morning has opened some of its San Diego County locations to allow customers to shop inside. …

Police unions are livid and demanding New York City’s Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot resign or be fired after she reportedly gave an emphatic rejection when the NYPD sought more face masks for officers. In late March, Barbot had a phone call with Chief of Department Terence Monahan regarding additional PPE for police, as the department …

San Diego County law enforcement agencies have cited nearly 400 people for violating the county’s public health order since the beginning of last month, according to records obtained by NBC 7 Investigates. In an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19, law enforcement agencies throughout California have used citations as a way to enforce public …

Stanford Children’s Health announced Friday that it would resume non-emergency medical procedures for the first time in six weeks.   The hospital suspended non-essential procedures in mid-March as a result of the state’s COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order. Operating room volume at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is about 70% of pre-pandemic levels and growing, according to …

The Tacos El Gordo restaurant chain is offering free food for all health care workers at its locations in San Diego and Las Vegas. The only thing needed to claim some of the eatery’s delicious tacos is to show employees some sort of identification that indicates you are a health care worker. The restaurant locations …