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Month: November 2020

Ohio, Brooke, and Marshall Counties are all at the orange level while Hancock County is at the gold level on the latest West Virginia Department of Education COVID-19 map. Schools that are in the orange level are not allowed to hold in-person learning. Photo credit:...

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Ortiz Arrested for Endangering the Welfare of Children

Police arrested 27-year-old Marcisha Ortiz of Toronto last week on multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of children. Police were called after Ortiz’s neighbor saw her two small children naked and throwing items out of a second story apartment window. Police discovered the two children locked inside of a second floor room with extension cords wrapped around the outside handles to make sure that the children would not be able to get out. The children had been locked inside the room since 5 AM when the mother had went to work and the children had not eaten anything since...

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East Liverpool Nurses Strike

The East Liverpool Nurse’s Association went on strike, beginning yesterday morning. The strike is due to position vacancies at the hospital, which creates poor working conditions for the nurses, as well as potentially compromised care for the patients. The nurses had previously extended their contract with the hospital twice with no changes. The nurses will remain on strike for three days. Photo credit:...

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RSS Townhall News

  • Australia to end mandatory home isolation for COVID patients September 30, 2022
    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will end the mandatory five-day home quarantine for COVID-infected people on Oct. 14, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Friday, as the country scrapped one of the last remaining restrictions from the pandemic era. “We want a policy that promotes resilience and capacity-building and reduces a reliance on government intervention,” Albanese […]
  • Exclusive-Senior Indonesian officials targeted by spyware last year – sources September 30, 2022
    By Fanny Potkin, Tom Allard, Kate Lamb and Christopher Bing (Reuters) – More than a dozen senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to nine people with knowledge of the matter. Six of the individuals told Reuters they were targeted themselves.  The […]
  • Iran protests over young woman’s death continue, 83 said killed September 30, 2022
    DUBAI (Reuters) -Protests continued in several cities across Iran on Thursday against the death of young woman in police custody, state and social media reported, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations. Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town of Saqez, was […]

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