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Alleged to have run over an officer's legs. Someone else is alleged to have smashed the police cruiser window. Several other officers suffered minor injuries chasing down suspects. The Boston Globe reporting that the injured officer was brought to Rhode Island Hospital. Police say his injuries did not appear to be serious. Under arrest 23 year old Cheyenne Boisvert of North Providence, 33. Year old Eduardo Rivera of Warwick and 22 Year old Kimani Mitchell of Providence. They were arraigned Friday evening aren't common WBZ Boston's news radio. The Thanksgiving holiday break. It's still taking its toll on Cape Cod. As coronavirus numbers continue to climb in the town of Sandwich. WBC's Tim Dunn has that sandwich health director David Mason is losing his patience. I sound a little annoyed at this point, it is because I am because I'm tired of having to reiterate this issue, Mason says. Because of family gatherings during Thanksgiving, paired with a continued lack of compliance with covert safety guidelines, the town continues to put a burden on the health care system is Firas social distancing. Facial coverings and keeping out of group settings of the town hasn't been following it, and that's the direction we're going in with 23 cases for 100,000 residents in the two week positivity rate of nearly 5%. The town just makes it out of the highest risk category in the States Covert map. Mason says the region can expect an even higher caseload to begin the new year from holiday gatherings in the month of December from the Cape Cod Bureau. Tim Done WBZ Boston's news radio, Nearly a dozen Republican senators now say they plan to oppose certification of electoral votes affirming President elect Joe Biden's win. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is leading the group, which demands a 10 Day audit of Votes. Spy and Electoral Commission, A separate group of House conservatives also plans to challenge the results. Republican Senator Mike Brown of Indiana says an audit would improve Americans faith in the electoral process and enhanced the legitimacy of the next president. I'm Cameron Fairchild. Meanwhile, the federal judges tossing out another lawsuit challenging election results brought forth by Republicans Matt Matt Johnson reports. It was an effort from Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert and some Arizona Republicans to try and have Vice President Mike Pence ignore electoral votes next week, the judge ruled legal action didn't have enough standing to sue. The decision comes just days before Congress meets to certify Joe Biden's win on Wednesday. Pants pushed back against the lawsuit before the ruling I'm at Madison, a record three million early votes have been cast in the Georgia run off elections. The turnout figures were compiled by the University of Florida U. S elections project. You say the three million plus early votes amount to over 38% of all the registered voters in the state. Tuesday's election pits Republican U. S Senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler against Democratic challengers John Ausaf and Raphael Warnock. If the Republicans lose Democrats take control of the Senate. Vandals have struck the homes of the House speaker and the Senate majority leader over this holiday weekend. The AP is Ben Thomas has that Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is home and Louisville, Kentucky was spray painted early Saturday with messages including, Where's My Money, and Mitch kills the poor, an apparent reference to Congress's failure to approve an increase in the amount of money being sent to individuals to help cope with the Corona virus pandemic. Senate Republicans blocked efforts to boost the payment from $600 to 2000 and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is home in San Francisco. Someone spray painted graffiti and left a pig's head and fake blood on New Year's Day. Police in both cities they're investigating. I'm Ben Thomas. Big. The execution date for the on Lee Woman currently on federal death row is reinstated. Lisa Montgomery's execution has been delayed for reasons including her lawyers contracting covert 19 while visiting their client. More recently, it was because of federal judge ruled that the Justice Department had unlawfully rescheduled Montgomery's execution for January 12th while a stay of execution order was in place, However, a federal appeals court has cleared the way for Montgomery to be put to death for killing a pregnant woman in Skidmore, Missouri, in 20 or four, removing the baby and trying to pass it off his throne, the three judge, federal appeals panel has concluded. At the Lower court judge was wrong when he vacated Montgomery's execution. Jennifer Keiper CBS News about 20. People are missing at sea after the 29 Ft Cabin Cruiser they were on never arrived at its Florida destination. The U. S. Coast Guard says it has suspended its search for the boat. That was three days overdue to arrive in Florida. After leaving the Bahamas officials say the Coast Guard another search for more than 17,000 Square miles for about 84 hours before suspending the search around noon yesterday. Officials have not released information about who was on that boat. It left the Bahamas on Monday and was supposed to arrive in Lake Worth, Florida on Tuesday. Comcast says it will raise Internet fees for clients who use a lot of data WBZ TV S Bill Shields explains working from home remote learning. They used to be foreign concepts, but not during covered. Nowadays, more more people are home and using the Internet and now one provider, Comcast has decided to raise the cost of using the Internet. If You're using it a ton. Comcast says A very small percentage of our customers go over 1.2 terabytes because 1.2 terabytes. There's a massive amount of data that enables consumers to video conference for 3500 hours. But Comcast says this is only going to affect a very small percentage of his customers less than 5%. And they're putting off the fee increases for several months. Make WBZ NewsRadio part of your.