Harleys everywhere, masks nowhere: Sturgis draws thousands

Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Sturgis, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Thousands of bikers poured into the small South Dakota city of Sturgis on Friday as the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rumbled to life despite fears it could lead to a massive coronavirus outbreak. The rally could become one of the largest public gatherings since the pandemic began, with organizers expecting 250,000 … Read more

Florida teen accused of fatally shooting man in the head

Florida teen accused of fatally shooting man in the head

A teenage Florida boy accused of shooting a man in head while on the phone with a 911 dispatcher had charges against him upgraded to murder Friday after the victim died. Connor Michael Lewis, 16, of Sanford, was originally arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide in connection with the Wednesday shooting of 18-year-old Artavious Quarterman. … Read more

Lakers’ bubble troubles ‘starting to get concerning’

Lakers' bubble troubles 'starting to get concerning'

The Lakers still have three games to get their rhythm back in the NBA’s bubble and, upon last check, they still employ LeBron James and Anthony Davis. So while the alarms are not yet sounding on the Lakers’ slow start in Orlando, some are at least keeping their ears open. “I would say it’s not … Read more

Washington Football Team releases Derrius Guice after arrest

Washington Football Team releases Derrius Guice after arrest

The Washington Football Team on Friday released running back Derrius Guice after his arrest in Virginia on suspicion of domestic violence. The team announced the move on its Twitter feed. It said it learned Thursday of a potential “incident” involving Guice and then found out Friday that charges were being brought. Guice, 23, is facing one … Read more

Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision

Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s first known in-person session with a potential running mate as he nears a decision. Whitmer visited Biden Sunday, according to two high-ranking Michigan Democrats who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they … Read more

Bombay High Court to Allow Actors and Crew Above 65 Years of Age to Work on a Film Set

Bombay High Court to Allow Actors and Crew Above 65 Years of Age to Work on a Film Set

Surpassing the earlier Maharashtra government decision, Bombay High Court passed an order allowing all persons above 65 years of age working in the entertainment industry to work on a film set. Maharashtra Government has earlier decreed that any person over 65 years should not be allowed to work in a film set during the lockdown period. The … Read more