Are people still dressing up this year? The short answer: maybe. The long answer: they should be! Although we are unable to have our annual festivities of trick-or-treating and parties (read: excessive social interaction), it is important for us to maintain a semblance of normalcy and have some fun whilst in the comfort and safety of our bubbles. Here are some Covid-19 Halloween costumes that say, “I’m a socially conscious individual who is confident, witty, and very budget-friendly.”
With Covid-19 showing no signs of magically disappearing before October 31, Halloween is guaranteed to look quite a bit different this year. However, even if we’re not celebrating the spooky season with our typical trick-or-treating and parties, we can still show off our costume prowess in a totally kosher socially-distant fashion! How, you may ask? With masks (aka the trendiest accessory of the last six months)!
Covid-19 has completely changed the way we live today and will continue doing so in the future. These unprecedented times have put us in a particular situation involving the safety of everyone worldwide.
However, many may not realize that this global pandemic has disproportionally affected women. During the U.S. recession propagated by the Corona Virus, women’s unemployment increased by 12.8% between February and April 2020, reports EconoFact. This is a 2.9% increase more massive than men’s unemployment rate of 9.9%.
There has been a huge question as to how certain industries will continue to operate during the pandemic, and sex work is at the center of it. The sex trade has already gone through plenty of transformation since the 21st-century wave of technology that saw many of their services transferring online, but physical demand is still high and the most profitable for the majority of sex workers.
Three people have been arrested for allegedly attacking a 17-year-old hostess at a Chili’s restaurant in Louisiana last Sunday after she attempted to enforce the business’ COVID-19 social distancing policies.
AUSTIN, Texas — Analysis conducted by the Wall Street Journal found that homicides have spiked in 36 of the nation’s 50 largest cities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An imprisoned accomplice of notorious Houston serial killer Dean Corll, who lured at least 28 boys to their death from 1970 to 1973 in what became known as the Houston Mass Murders, has died in custody from COVID-19, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced Tuesday.
In California’s Alameda County, a Chinese American man was screamed at while mowing his lawn. The local prosecutor said the man was told to get out of America.
A 55-year-old man accommodated at a quarantine center near here on his return from Mumbai allegedly committed suicide early Thursday, reportedly due to fear of coronavirus, police said.
The Yorkshire-born officer became one of the country’s first female inspectors
Reports of hate crimes and bias incidents have spiked 366% in Oregon this year, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Data shows gun violence outpacing other types of crime in several major cities and running higher than 2019 levels nationally.
A spike in gang violence in El Salvador amid the coronavirus pandemic spurred the country’s president on Sunday to authorize the use by “lethal force,” as prison officials packed rival gang members together in cells in an attempt to halt the violence.
Serial killer Gary Ridgway has claimed to have murdered as many as 80 women.
Federal investigators are concerned about the potential for hate crimes against minorities in the wake of the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, according to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Atlanta police say a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot by his stepfather during a fight that may have been related to the coronavirus pandemic
Both Disneyland and California Adventure are closed until further notice
Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore announced Tuesday that the department would stop using a controversial program that predicts where property crimes could occur throughout the city.
Louis Ortiz is accused of consuming thousands of dollars worth of food and drink at a New Haven, Connecticut eatery that’s been closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FBI has seen a spike in cyber crimes reported to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic
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A village is trying to solve a ‘Who ate all the pies?’ crime – by turning into amateur detectives because police are too busy.
Joseph Edward Williams is facing a second-degree murder charge.
A group of crime victims from Utah and the American Civil Liberties Union Wednesday ramped up their legal fight over the potential release of hundreds of inmates from the state’s prisons and jails with each side accusing the other trampling on their legal rights.
“Overall, when it comes to violent crime, we’ve kind of noticed a decrease in violent crime overall; however our domestic assaults and violence relating to couples, we’ve seen a little bit of a surge,” said Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green.
Thousands of non-violent inmates have been released from jails in Los Angeles County to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but the county sheriff said Monday he’s now concerned about a potential future spike in crime.
The city of Crowley, La., recently instituted a curfew to help curb the spread of COVID-19, prompting the city’s police department to use a siren to signal the order going into effect at 9 p.m.
Six people were shot at a California party that was held despite the state’s stay-at-home order issued to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Rihanna has already given millions of dollars to coronavirus response efforts, including funding for ventilators in her native Barbados, and donating personal protective equipment to New York State.
David Anthony, 48, was arrested on March 31st in Las Cruces, Mexico, in connection with the disappearance of his wife Gretchen, 51. He is charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping.
Members of a central California church found themselves locked out of the building after the pastor originally kept his doors open, saying the shelter-in-place orders violated his freedom to assemble.
Sample was found – still sealed – in shopping cart outside CVS pharmacy
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Jennifer Walker, 53, of South Lake Tahoe was booked on suspicion of felony vandalism.
A social media video appears to show an officer repeatedly coughing near citizens in Southeast Baltimore. CNN has blurred the face of the officer.
Joe Macias’ wife told authorities he came home after drinking, pushed her down, pulled her hair, and poured gasoline all over her before unsuccessfully trying to lit a cigarette.
I trust the CDC’s guidance. But my fear of being mistaken for an armed robber is greater than my fear of Covid-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took a 180-degree turn last week and is now recommending that people wear face masks in public. The guidelines say medical-grade masks should be reserved for health professionals, who are facing a shortage of supplies, and suggest that Americans use T-shirts, scarves, handkerchiefs, or any other spare fabric to make homemade masks to cover their noses and mouths.
Two children, ages 2 and 6, were among the victims attacked at a Sam’s Club in Midland
A Pennsylvania man who recently lost his job amid the global coronavirus pandemic shot his girlfriend Monday before turning the gun on himself, according to reports.
Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne of The River at Tampa Bay Church was booked into a local jail on Monday on charges of unlawful assembly and violating Hillsborough County’s stay-at-home order. He posted bail 30 minutes later.
A 26-year-old man was identified in court documents Tuesday as the person who police say posted a video online of himself licking items in a Warrenton Walmart earlier this month. Cody Lee Pfister, 26, of Warrenton, has been charged by the Warren County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with a terrorist threat in the second degree. In the posted video, Pfister looks at the camera and asks, “Who’s scared of coronavirus?” before licking a row of deodorant sticks for purchase.
Doctors at a children’s hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.
“We also saw similar types of things happen during the recession where, in our trauma department, the most common cause of trauma death in children was motor vehicle collisions. During the recession, that changed to abusive head trauma, and I don’t want to see that again,” Coffman noted.
Please wash your hands!
An Illinois man who was “foaming at the mouth” yelled “corona” and deliberately coughed in a Chicago cop’s face when the officer responded to a car accident, authorities allege.
Tucson Police are asking the public to help identify a man suspected of stealing 29 unused Covid-19 test kits from an Arizona medical center.