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Chicago sisters accused of stabbing store security guard 27 times after he asked them to wear a mask

Two sisters were charged with first-degree attempted murder on Tuesday after they allegedly stabbed a security guard 27 times after he asked the women to wear a mask and use the store-provided hand sanitizer, police say.

A Chicago Police Department spokesperson told NBC News that Jessica Hill, 21, and her sister, Jayla, 18, initially got into a verbal altercation with a guard at a shoe store in Chicago after they refused to wear a mask. The late Sunday afternoon incident turned physical when one of the sisters allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the guard multiple times in the

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Petition to enforce the mask mandate in the Mesa Mall


A controversial topic amid the pandemic– to wear a mask or not. A new petition titled, ‘Enforce Mask Mandate at Mesa Mall,’ has gained a few hundred signatures from the day it was created.

“I would like to see them just enforce it, wear masks or don’t come in, every store offers online shopping,” says Amanda Dimmick, petition organizer and former Mesa Mall security guard who was let go from her position.

Dimmick now works security for other stores in the mall and has observed what it’s been like to enforce the mandate for stores

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Want to see Santa at the mall this year? Don a face mask and make a reservation

Santa Claus will set up shop at a number of midstate malls and shopping centers this year.

But, as you might expect, this year will be different due to COVID-19. Reservations are required at several of the venues. Face masks are required and hand sanitizer will be available at most locations. And some places will be taking temperatures as well.

Here’s a look at where you can visit Santa Claus this holiday season:

Harrisburg Mall

Photo by Steve Marroni, PennLive

Bass Pro/Cabella’s

Bass Pro Address: Harrisburg Mall, 3501 Paxton St., Swatara Township

Cabella’s Address: 100 Cabella’s Drive, Hamburg, Berks County

Bass Pro

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A mask startup is rapidly expanding into empty mall stores

The company sells a wide variety of more fashionable face masks and even makes personalized masks on location using materials like cotton and silk. Those willing to fork over a bit more — $129 to be exact–can opt for an “electric mask” sold at the store that has a rechargeable battery and “a fan in it to cool the face,” said Nadav Benimetzky, co-founder of the chain.

The pandemic has spawned a new wave of businesses looking to get in on a growing market for safety gear. The market estimates for masks alone are anywhere from $1 billion in
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