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Viral Arizona grandma who mistakenly invited teen to Thanksgiving loses husband to coronavirus: reports

The husband of a grandmother who went viral four years ago after mistakenly inviting a teen she never met before to Thanksgiving dinner has died from complications caused by the coronavirus, according to reports Wednesday.In 2016, Jamal Hinton, who was 17 and living in Phoenix at the time, received a text message from an unknown number. It was...

Amid coronavirus-related cuts, Texas hospital offers employees bonuses

As many as 16 million Americans have lost their jobs over the last three weeks, and frontline health care workers saw pay cuts and benefits slashed while they put their personal health at risk to take care of the nation’s sickened novel coronavirus patients.But in Texas, where there have been over 11,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19, one hospital is...

Coronavirus test samples stolen in Chicago from lab tech’s vehicle at gas station

Five coronavirus samples were stolen from a lab employee’s car at a Chicago gas station, police said Friday.The Lab Corps employee, a 42-year old woman, left her car unlocked and running after she pulled over at a South Side gas station shortly before 7 p.m., FOX 32 reported.As she entered the station, two men stole...

Lowy’s Moving Service delivers 2,500 cases of Girl Scout cookies to NJ hospitals

A New Jersey moving company recently distributed 2,500 cases of Girl Scout cookies to hospitals fighting the coronavirus across the state.Lowy’s Moving Service shifted its usual charity work to help cheer up the front-line workers combating the pandemic.The company annually donates food through its initiative Move for Hunger, which has worked for 10 years to donate to food...

Mississippi church sues police after congregants ticketed during drive-in service

A Mississippi church is suing the city of Greenville after police shut down its drive-in service this week in accordance with a city ban on the practice amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Attorneys with the Alliance Defending Freedom filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of the Temple Baptist Church. The filing challenges Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons' April 7 executive order that prohibits...

NYC inmate released over coronavirus fears arrested in connection with bank robbery

A man with a violent criminal history was released from a New York City jail last month amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic and reportedly re-arrested for an alleged bank robbery.James Little, 41, was in Rikers Island for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend when he was released on March 28 over concerns he could contract the virus, the New York Post reported.

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