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2020 Minor League Baseball Season Cancelled

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, June 30, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) announced its decision to officially cancel the 2020 Minor League Baseball season. As a result, hundreds of minor league players on the 160 minor league clubs will see their season come to a close before it even began. The President and CEO of the MiLB, Pat O’Conner, stated, “These are unprecedented...

Baseball Is Back

UNITED STATES—MLB owners voted unanimously on Monday, June 22, to have MLB officials led by Commissioner Rob Manfred implement a 2020 season of their choosing. The agreement to play a shortened 60 game season was approved by the players union on Tuesday, June 23, however they are still discussing health and safety protocols with league officials. On July 1, all...

Aaron Glee Jr Confesses That He Kidnapped And Killed Two Protesters

FLORIDA—After authorities found dead bodies at 2100 Monday Road in Tallahassee, Florida, there was a arrest made in Orlando, Florida that linked to those deaths. On June 14, Aaron Glee Jr, 49, was arrested around 4:57 a.m., and charged with murder and kidnapping. Glee is currently in Leon County Sheriff's Office jail. The two women that were murdered and kidnapped...

CDC Offers Guidance For Public Behavior As Coronavirus Cases Rise

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, June 12, the Center For Disease Control (CDC) issued new suggestions for how Americans may resume normal activities safely even as new coronavirus cases rise. In a press briefing on Friday morning, the CDC stated that the U.S. has successfully “flattened the curve”, and on the whole has seen new cases plateau, but they also made...

14-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Assault During Protests

PORTLAND— Police officers in Portland arrested a 14-year-old on June 4 for an incident that occurred during a protest following George Floyd's death. The unnamed 14-year-old and another suspect, Emilio Antonio DeLeon,18, were caught on camera for attacking a man and allegedly punching him in the head on May 30. Deleon was arrested Sunday, June 7. Both parties face charges of...

Former Minneapolis Police Officer, Thomas Lane, Released From Jail

UNITED STATES—Former Minneapolis Police Department Officer, Thomas Lane, 37, was dismissed from the Hennepin County Jail at 4:08 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, according to the jail's roster. Lane was placed in custody on Wednesday, June 3. He was dismissed on a $750,000 bail with conditions including supervision, no firearms, and no law enforcement work. Lane’s bail was set...

Fox News Goes Separate Ways From Diamond & Silk

UNITED STATES—It has been two months since video bloggers Diamond & Silk, known for their political commentary as Fox Nation hosts, were alleged to be fired from the Fox streaming service show due to their opinions about COVID-19. The duo, which includes biological sisters Lynnette Diamond Hardaway, 46, and Rochelle Silk Richardson, 47, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, said that death...

Utah National Guard Evicted From Marriott Hotel

WASHINGTON D.C.—About 200 Utah National Guard members were evicted from their hotel in Washington D.C. on Friday, June, 5 after being stationed in the nation’s capital to help with the number of protests that occurred throughout the week. Out-of-state troops have been stationed at the request of President Donald Trump to activate the military. Members of the National Guard have...

Attack Leaves Three NYPD Officers Wounded

NEW YORK CITY—On Wednesday, June 3, three New York City Police officers were attacked while at an anti-looting post. Officers indicated the attack occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of Church and Flatbush Avenue. Two NYPD officers from the 70th precinct were assigned to an anti-looting post in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City. According to Police...

ACME Bricks Delivered To Protest Sites

UNITED STATES−Random deliveries of pallets of ACME Bricks have been reported in cities in California including, Los Angeles and Sherman Oaks. A Los Angeles resident reportedly found a stash of rocks in front of the bus stop on Ventura Boulevard. According to reports, the bricks were not all delivered near construction sites. In some places, they just appeared. No witnesses...
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