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Coronavirus uptick in 6 NYC neighborhoods is ’cause for significant concern,’ city says

iStock/ffrannyBY: AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — After largely controlling the coronavirus through the summer, New York City health officials warned Wednesday of troubling spikes in cases in six neighborhoods across Brooklyn and Queens that they said “are cause for significant concern.”The neighborhoods include Kew Gardens and Far Rockaway in Queens, Williamsburg in Brooklyn and…read more »

Hankison indicted on wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor police shooting case

DNY59/iStockBy STEPHANIE WASH and BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — A Kentucky grand jury indicted one officer, Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in the shooting case of Breonna Taylor.Louisville Metro Police Department officers Myles Cosgrove, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and former officer Brett Hankison are the three officers who…read more »

Creek Fire becomes largest single blaze in California history

Adam Höglund/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(FRESNO, Calif.) — The Creek Fire has now become the largest single fire in California history.The fire has already destroyed 286,519 acres in Fresno and Madera Counties since it first ignited on Sept. 4. It is only 32% contained so far, according to Cal Fire.At least 926 structures have been…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: Six New York City neighborhoods see increase in cases

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStock By WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 972,000 people worldwide.Over 31.6 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…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: Six NYC neighborhoods see increase in cases

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 970,000 people worldwide.Over 31.6 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 at…read more »

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