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After reaching capacity, Travis County Parks close for the day
Pace Bend Park, Milton Reimers Ranch Park, Arkansas Bend Park and Mansfield Dam Park closed on Saturday because of a large number of park visitors, according to a tweet from Travis County Parks.
In a tweet the department said, the parks will re-open again tomorrow with limited capacity.
Pace Bend Park closed at around 10 a.m. and Milton Reimers Ranch Park closed at around 12 p.m. Arkansas Bend Park and Mansfield Dam Park closed at nearly 1 p.m.
A man from Austin, Texas found dead in Rochester on Tuesday night
A man from Austin, Texas, was found dead on the southeast side of Rochester, New York, and police are searching for the suspect.
According to Police officers, policemen responded at around 8:45 p.m. to Boardman Street off Monroe Avenue on Tuesday.
During the investigation, a large portion of the residential street was closed for traffic.
The victim as 56-year-old Todd Hamilton and Hamilton belonged to Texas on Friday morning. Police are unable to find his connection with Rochester.
According to police, it was not a random act of violence.
If you have any information about the murder or anything related to the incident, you should call the Rochester Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at (585) 428-7157 or Crime Stoppers at (585) 423-9300.
Personal motorized watercraft banned IN Lake Austin, for the Memorial Day Weekend
Austin Police Department states that the ban is essential for the safety of the large population enjoying the parks and lake for the Memorial Day. The ban is applicable only for wet bikes, jet skis, motor surfboards and similar transports. This ban does not include kayaks, paddleboards, canoes or other non-motor vehicles. The ban on the lake will be effective from May 22 to May 26, enforced by the Lake Patrol unit and ABD’s Parks.
Large events and gatherings should be avoided till the end of the year, according to health officials
According to Austin public health officials, large gathering and significant events should be canceled for 2020, and people need to learn to live without these significant events at least for this year.
This issue was put forward in the Q&A session on Wednesday.
Interim Health Authority for Austin/Travis County, Dr. Mark Escott said that large gatherings were the first things that were turned off, and they will be the last thing to turn back on as these have a high potential to spread the infection to a massive crowd at the same time.
Escott said the mass events are a challenge, and there is no safe way to host such events before December, especially events with more than 2,500 people.
But he also said that rapid testing and effective treatment might change this. According to him, for the large events like October's ACL Fest, it is challenging to estimate anything beyond 2-3 months.
Texas still has the fewest COVID-19 restrictions in the US
With eateries previously working in a constrained limit and bars permitted to open in the not so distant future, Texas despite everything has probably the least coronavirus limitations in the U.S., as indicated by a refreshed report.
The report, gathered by WalletHub only before Gov. Abbott's public interview on stage 2 on Monday, found that Texas has the twelfth least COVID-19 related limitations in general.
Not long ago, Texas came in eighth.
With regards to confront covers, Texas is the express that has the least necessities for wearing them out in the open, just as the least detours to the reviving of "unnecessary" organizations.
The Lone Star State additionally has the eighth-least limitations on the reviving of eateries and bars.
South Dakota despite everything has the least limitations in general, as per the report, while Illinois has the most.
Texas Mayor breaks silence over Governor’s reopening plan
With Texan businesses running losses amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor. Greg Abbott on Sunday (17th May 2020) announced the next phase of reopening businesses allowing bars, child care services across Texas to reopen this week as a messianic move to kickstart them. However, not everyone sees this as a move towards salvation. Austin Mayor Steve Adler along with the Texas Democrats, in a bid to express their dismay, will address the shortcomings of the sate and the federal government.
Pointing out that Texas had its largest single-day jump in coronavirus cases ever recorded over the past weekend with 1,801 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday alone, they allege that both Governor Abbott and President Trump have not responded in a seemingly fit manner to the coronavirus crisis and claim that local leaders like Mayor Adler are the reason the crisis has not taken a turn for the worse.
The press conference with Adler which is scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m will be featuring Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa, Texas House Democratic Caucus Chair Chris Turner, State Representative Celia Israel, and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenburg.
6th street bars hold a “soft opening” in hope of soon reopening the bars to public
Many 6th street bars are hoping to get a green light to reopen their bars from Governor Greg Abbott. As they had been closed for two or more months, they organized a "soft opening" on Friday night, but they did not serve any customers.
Some bars took down the plyboards they used to close shops, and musicians played music while the employees were working to reopen the bars.
These musicians included a DJ from Library and another artist from The Blind Pig Pub. The scene gave people the hope that things will get back normal soon.
A part of the "soft opening" was that the workers would stand outside the bars as if they were open, but they did not allow customers by saying, "I'm sorry, we're not open to the public yet."
Many bar owners in 6th street expect the governor to announce the opening fo bars on Monday. As May 18 is the date for Abbot to announce about reopening of Daycare and also offices, gyms and manufacturers can open their businesses with some restrictions.
In an interview on Thursday, Governor Abbott said, "Bars bring people together; bars have to operate counter-intuitively to what they typically do. Bar owners have reached out to us, saying they can operate like restaurants where people would be sitting at a table where they can be separate from others."
Teen girl facing murder charges, tells police she was high on meth
A teenage girl, age 17, has been put behind the bars on account of murder charges in regard to the shooting death that happened in Northwest Bexar County. The shooting occurred in the early morning long stretches of April 12 during a messed up medicate bargain off Dublin Woods.
Cops state 17-year-old Chelsey Lucero appeared there with her beau Nathaniel Velasquez and another companion, Angel Koenigstein, with plans to ransack the people in question.
20-year-old Christian Reitz was slaughtered during the shooting. As per her capture paperwork, Lucero told specialists she didn't recollect a lot, since she had been high on meth for as far back as about fourteen days.
Amber Alert: A 14-year-old girl wanted in North Texas, police searching for the girl
An Amber Alert is issued for 14-year-old Willow Sirmans by the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office in North Texas.
The Police had released the details of a suspect. The suspect is Austen Walker, 21. is 5'9" and has green eyes and a tattoo on his left arm. He also has a scar on his right arm, which may be caused during the teen's abduction.
Sirmans is 3' and weighs around 75 lbs. She braces in her teeth and has strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes.
The suspect was last heard in Grand Saline, which is about 70 miles east of Dallas. Police have also given the information that he was driving a car with a Texas license plate number LGH9294. According to Police, the teen may be in serious danger. Anyone with any information related to this case is requested to call the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office AT (903) 567-4133.
Are these thermal cameras hampering person’s privacy?
To check the crowd at once for symptoms of fever, thermal cameras are proving to be very helpful. Many companies are using this device as the employees are getting back to work.
But is this scanning crowds for fever proving to be dangerous for a person's privacy?