The radio show host's daughter spoke about her experience being shot while at a stoplight on her father's Thursday show.
The man told authorities that he drove around the barricades because he didn't realize they were to cordon off a large hole.
Reports claim around 300 officers called in sick over busy weekend period.
In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump said: "Americans are the people who pursued our Manifest Destiny across the ocean, into the uncharted wilderness, over the tallest mountains, and then into the skies and even into the stars."
According to the Lathrop Police Department, the man was trying to light the firework when it exploded in his hand.
Paulette Thorpe, 74, had been celebrating the holiday with neighbors in Durham, North Carolina when she was struck by a stray bullet.
Trump's "despicable, fascist [Mount] Rushmore rant fueled my determination to burn not one, not two, but three flags," Gregory "Joey" Johnson said.
"They were brazen, desperate," Trump said of the channel's coverage of his divisive address, adding: "Watch what happens!"
The first daughter also used social media over the Fourth of July weekend to encourage people to follow social distancing guidelines.
The latest state coronavirus report for Florida showed around 11,445 new coronavirus cases recorded for July 3.
"This Independence Day, Team Trump will fly banners across the country to remind Americans that President Trump will always defend the freedom and liberty that we all enjoy," said Tim Murtagh, the campaign's communications director.
"We have a chance to rip the roots of systemic racism out of this country. We have a chance to live up to the words that founded this nation," the former vice president said in a new campaign video.
"We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on! We're going to survive!"
"The spike in coronavirus cases across the City of Cleveland warrants the mandated use of masks," Mayor Frank Jackson said.
The Fourth of July is typically celebrated with barbecues, large gatherings, parades and fireworks, but this year things will be a bit different. Here are some quotes to reflect on during the day.
You can tune in to American shows on television.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the traditional hot dog eating competition won't take place in Coney Island as Joey "Jaws" Chestnut looks for a 13th title in 14 years.
The singer-songwriter said the use of his music was "NOT ok" with him in response to clips posted on social media.
All postal and courier services are expected to resume normal hours across the country from Monday.
There are several ways to access your bank account on July 4, including through ATMs, online banking and mobile banking.
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Temperatures could reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in some parts of the country, including Texas and Arizona.
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
Home Depot is open on July 4 and is offering deals on grills and garden furniture, so you can get your home ready for an Independence Day BBQ.
Liquor laws vary by state, and some state-run liquor stores may be impacted by the July 4 holiday weekend.
Most branches of major coffee chains, including Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, are open for the July 4 holiday.