George Floyd Statue Unveiled in Brooklyn Among City’s Juneteenth Celebrations – NBC New York

A new statue of George Floyd is now on display in Brooklyn. The 6-foot sculpture was unveiled in Flatbush early Saturday morning as many across the city celebrate Juneteenth, now a federally recognized holiday. George Floyd’s brother, Terrance Floyd was on hand for the unveiling and spoke about the importance of the day and keeping … Read more

Good Samaritan’s Car Stolen As He Helps Victims Of Three-Car Crash – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A good Samaritan’s car was stolen while he was in the middle of helping the victims of a car crash on the city’s South Side. Eight people were taken to the hospital, two of them in serious condition. READ MORE: Security Guard Shoots Man Who Pulled Gun When Asked To Pay For Snacks … Read more

The Sarasota County Area Transit Will Be Resuming The Collection Of Fares – CBS Tampa

Highway 41 sign on the asphalt. Sarasota, USA SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– The Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) will be resuming the collection of fares for all services starting Tuesday, July 6. The fares were recently suspected due to the ongoing pandemic and Sarasota County’s response to COVID-19. READ MORE: Three Suspects … Read more

Juneteenth: 6-foot statue of George Floyd unveiled in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) — As part of Saturday’s Juneteenth holiday celebrations, a George Floyd statue was unveiled in Brooklyn. The six-foot statue of Floyd was created to honor the man whose police brutality death in Minneapolis last year sparked a movement for social justice. It will be on display at Flatbush Junction for … Read more

Scattered Saturday Storms, Few Could Turn Severe On The Plains – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – A weather disturbance will cross the northern half of Colorado today and it will help instigate scattered showers and thunderstorms. It’s fair game to see one anywhere across the state but the best chances are over the northern and central mountains as well as on the northeast plains. Any storms that form … Read more

Juneteenth celebrations: What to do in Chicago and beyond

June 19 marks Juneteenth, the true day of liberation in 1865 for the remaining enslaved African Americans, who were notified of their freedom on that date in Galveston, Texas. Here are some Juneteenth celebrations planned in Chicago and beyond: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield: A rare copy of the … Read more

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s multimillion-dollar Spotify deal update

Back in December, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry signed the dotted line on a multimillion-dollar deal with Spotify. Six months later, many are craving the content they’ve yet to deliver. Through their Archewell Audio imprint, the couple signed a reported $25M deal with the platform to produce podcasts and other programming “that uplifts and entertains … Read more

Annual Juneteenth Festival In Bedford-Stuyvesant Takes On New Meaning – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Juneteenth festival is underway in Brooklyn Saturday for what is now a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. The annual celebration at Herbert Von King Park in Bedford-Stuyvesant is in its 12th year, but organizers said the holiday has taken on a new meaning since the death of George … Read more

Heat wave coninues to scorch the West, stoking wildfire concerns in SoCal

A long-lasting heat wave continued to bring sizzling temperatures across Southern California on Saturday, stoking wildfire concerns and threatening to push power systems to the brink of failure as residents cranked up air conditioners. Fire Weather continues for Interior Areas through Monday! Do your part to prevent wildfires by avoiding outdoor work that may create sparks, properly … Read more