Firefighter’s departure called right move: Officials say his ‘Let them die’ comment should not reflect negatively on town | Connecticut & Region

GLASTONBURY — Town officials say the resignation of firefighter James Stanley following an inappropriate comment he made at a Black Lives Matter rally and food drive on Sunday was the right move and that what he did should not reflect negatively on the town or its Fire Department.

Stanley resigned from the Fire Department on Tuesday after a cellphone video of him went viral, revealing that during the rally he said that people who overdose should be allowed to die rather than be treated with the drug Narcan, or naloxone, which can reverse the overdose.

“I think you get rid

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‘It’s time for me to move forward’: Mesquite police chief announces departure

Some of Cato’s career accomplishments include facilitating new community engagement programs, re-establishing the K-9 unit and diversifying the staff.

MESQUITE, Texas — Mesquite Police Chief Charles Cato announced he’s leaving after serving five years with the department.

Cato was sworn in as police chief in March 2016.

“It is time for me to move forward to the next chapter of my professional and person life. I want to thank all the men and women of the department for their commitment, the city council for their support and the city manager for providing me the incredible privilege to serve as the

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Coronavirus Travel Ban: Trump Orders Lifting While Biden Aides Vow to Block Move

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday ordered an end to the ban on travelers from Europe and Brazil that had been aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus to the United States, a move quickly rejected by aides to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., who said Mr. Biden will maintain the ban when he takes office on Wednesday.

In a proclamation issued late Monday, Mr. Trump said that the travel restrictions, which apply to noncitizens trying to come to the United States after spending time in those areas, would no longer be needed on Jan. 26, the date

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