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Posts published in “Day: July 3, 2020

Native American protesters blocking road to Mount Rushmore in advance of Trump event

A group of Native American protesters are blocking the road leading to Mount Rushmore in advance of an planned Friday night speech by President Donald Trump.
Source: ABC News 6

Police officer fired over social media controversy

Media’s borough council has demoted and fired a police officer over his controversial social media post. Robert “Skippy” Carroll, is a sergeant and vice-president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 27.
Source: ABC News 6

24-year-old male shot dead in the Point Breeze section: Police

Philadelphia police in the 17th District are investigating a homicide Friday in the Point Breeze section. The shooting happened just around 7:30 p.m. on 24th and Oakford Street.
Source: ABC News 6

Businesses along the Jersey Shore prepare for very different 4th of July weekend

Schellenger’s Restaurant is a staple in Wildwood, New Jersey. For this Fourth of July Holiday, they ordered a freezer full of seafood. But can’t serve any of it inside as inside dining remains closed.
Source: ABC News 6

The heat is on: Philadelphia has its hottest day of the year

Despite the heat, people around Philadelphia are still out and about for July Fourth weekend. However, this holiday is quite different as people try to social distance amid the coronavirus.
Source: ABC News 6

Confirmed coronavirus cases rising in 40 of 50 states

Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend.
Source: ABC News 6