DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas hair salon owner is in jail after she continued to operate her business despite shutdown orders that were in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. A judge found Shelley Luther in contempt of court and sentenced her Tuesday to seven days behind bars. Luther says she had to reopen her Dallas salon because she wouldn’t have been able feed her kids otherwise. But Judge Eric Moye says Luther expressed no “contrition, remorse or regret” for her actions. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott called on the judge Wednesday to release Luther from jail.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is reporting 1,337 new probable and confirmed coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day spike since the pandemic began. The state’s total number of cases rose to 104,135. The state’s deaths […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State health officials say Texas has hit a new record high the number of daily coronavirus deaths. The Department of State Health Services reported the Wednesday death toll hit a record […]
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Little League is offering youth baseball organizations a pathway forward as they eye a restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization released a set of “best practice” guidelines it believes would […]