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How California’s ‘deeply flawed’ vaccine rollout failed Latino and Black communities

How California’s ‘deeply flawed’ vaccine rollout failed Latino and Black communities

Dr. Jerry Abraham is determined to ensure California’s most vulnerable communities have access to the Covid-19 vaccine. Abraham has spent the last several months calling state officials to demand vaccine doses for Black and brown people in hard hit South Los Angeles, developing vaccine sites that welcomed walk-in patients, hosting mass vaccination events featuring entertainers…MORE

Suspect killed, 3 officers injured during police chase in Georgia

Suspect killed, 3 officers injured during police chase in Georgia

Three law enforcement officers were injured during a police chase in Georgia that ended with one suspect being killed and a second suspect taken into custody, authorities said Monday morning. The officers from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Carrollton and Villa Rica police were taken to hospitals in Atlanta, authorities said at a news conference.…MORE

Arizona congressional aide found dead after being reported missing in Death Valley

An Arizona congressional aide was found dead in a remote area of Death Valley, just days after being reported missing during a camping trip with his girlfriend, officials said. Alexander Lofgren, 32, and 27-year old Emily Henkel, both from Tuscon, were located on a steep ledge Thursday via aerial reconnaissance, the Inyo County Sheriff’s office…MORE

Driver arrested in hit-and-run death of Sandra Feuerstein, New York federal judge

A woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that killed federal judge Sandra Feuerstein and injured a 6-year-old in Boca Raton, Florida, on Friday. Nastasia Andranie Snape was arrested Saturday and faces charges of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene of a crash with…MORE

Colorado bill would give children free mental health services during the pandemic

The Colorado state legislature is working to give children free access to mental health care to help them cope with the mental ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic. HB21-1258, introduced in the House on April 6, seeks to create a temporary program that would provide minors with three free sessions with a mental health professional. The…MORE

How a 6-year-old with two rare disorders inspired a country song about Kenny Chesney

A 6-year-old with a rare combination of genetic disorders just got his big break in Nashville thanks to a nonprofit and some songwriters for Kenny Chesney, who helped him get through years of hospital stays. Nash Hensley, of South Bend, Indiana, was born with two genetic disorders: achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder characterized by dwarfism,…MORE