Joel Shannon, Rochester D and C

Joel Shannon

Rochester D and C

York, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • Rochester D and C
  • USA TODAY
  • RGJ.com
  • North Jersey News
  • The News Leader
  • delawareonline
  • Enquirer
Past:
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • The Spectrum
  • Daily Record
  • News-Leader
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • The News-Star
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • independentmail
  • Redding.com News Now
  • and more…

Recent articles by Joel:

Coronavirus updates: US surpasses 5 million confirmed cases; Pelosi calls Trump executive order 'constitutional slop'

The US smashed through another historic barrier by surpassing 5 million reported cases of COVID-19 Sunday — about 25% cases reported worldwide. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: Trump's executive order on unemployment could take months to implement; hundreds quarantining in Ga. school district

Stories of the virus hitting the young emerge in Florida. Masks are optional at the massive Sturgis rally in South Dakota. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

250 students and staff quarantined in Georgia school district after one week of school

After one week of school, more than 250 students at staff in Cherokee County, Georgia, must quarantine due to potential exposure to COVID-19. → Read More

No masks required as 250,000 expected at 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Here's what to know.

Festivalgoers will be largely free of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions common elsewhere in the country during this year's 10-day event. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: US deaths predicted at nearly 300K; Georgia boy, 7, is state's youngest victim; US lifts international travel advisory

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the overall response to COVID-19 in the U.S. has allowed the daily case count to plateau at an "unacceptable level." → Read More

Marines: 8 still missing, 1 confirmed dead after sea tank sinks off California coast

The vehicle sunk and now sits several hundred feet below water, too deep for a diver to reach, Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman said. → Read More

'America's Frontline Doctors' may be real doctors, but experts say they don't know what they're talking about

The group made false claims about coronavirus cures. Their specialties and experience suggests they were offering little more than personal opinions. → Read More

CDC: Hundreds sick, 1 dead in nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to chicks, ducklings

One person has died and nearly 1,000 have been sickened, the CDC says. Every state except Hawaii and Rhode Island has now reported at least one case. → Read More

Live updates from weekend protests: Armed militias arrive in Louisville; accidental gunshots reported

In Louisville, police shut down streets to prepare for two armed militias that were planning demonstrations. And the latest updates from Portland, Chicago and other cities. → Read More

CDC: 'Rapidly growing' Salmonella outbreak has hit nearly 2 dozen states, source unknown

Reported cases span the nation, from California to Maine. Oregon and Utah are the hardest hit states, according to a CDC map. → Read More

'A handshake is a handshake': Friends split $22M Powerball jackpot, honoring years-old agreement

Tom Cook and Joe Feeney are splitting a $22 million jackpot after Cook bought the winning ticket in Wisconsin. → Read More

Oregon AG sues federal agencies over Portland arrests, says tactics are similar to kidnapping

The lawsuit comes after federal authorities allegedly injured and threatened peaceful protesters in Portland. → Read More

Coronavirus updates: 85 babies test positive in Texas county; outbreaks sprout as churches reopen

Florida officials have imposed curfews in two counties. Americans are defying travel bans amid summer surge in cases. The latest news Saturday. → Read More

99 years after Tulsa race massacre, the search for a mass grave is underway

As of Tuesday, no remains had yet been found with several days remaining in the project. → Read More

'Sadness and rage': Obituary for man who died of COVID-19 blames politicians for his death

Mark Anthony Urquiza's obituary laid blame for his death on "politicians who continue to jeopardize the health of brown bodies." → Read More

2 slain police officers 'never had a chance' in Texas shooting, chief says

The suspect died by suicide after being confronted by police after the incident, McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said. → Read More

'I thought this was a hoax': Patient, 30, dies after attending 'COVID party,' doctor says

Young people are increasingly catching and spreading coronavirus, and similar parties have been reported in other areas of the nation. → Read More

USA TODAY poll: Americans want major police reform, more focus on serious crime

A USA TODAY/Public Agenda poll released Monday found widespread and bipartisan support for more training on de-escalation tactics and racial biases. → Read More

Rayshard Brooks was kicked, denied medical care: The stunning allegations against ex-Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe

In a detailed press conference Wednesday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard presented his account of the death of Rayshard Brooks. → Read More

Oklahoma cop faces backlash but won't apologize after saying African Americans 'probably ought to be' shot more by police

A top police commander in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is "under review" after citing what he called "alternative data" during a local radio interview this week. → Read More