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Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks

Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires pa...

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks

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Nipah Virus Alert In Madhya Pradesh's Guna, Gwalior; Advisories Issued The death of hundreds of bats in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district has raised alarm in the area and fear of the spread of the Nipah virus. The administrations in Guna and Gwalior districts issued health......
23:26, 06/14/2019

Illinois governor gets boat speed warning on Wisconsin lake CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s press secretary says the governor received a warning for speeding during a boating trip on Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Pritzker spokeswoman Jordan Abudayyeh tells the Chicago Tribune in an email that i...
18:13, 06/27/2019

Flood warning issued for North Bay area The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising residents in the area near the Ottawa River that a flood warning is in effect until Monday....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Brain-swelling virus found in Florida mosquitoes Mosquitoes are a summertime pest that most of us have just learned to deal with. You can treat your lawn and use bug spray, but they’re still going to find a way to annoy you. In some cases, bites from the tiny bugs can lead to more serious con...
21:13, 07/29/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, and officials warned of a possible tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Some areas lost electrical power and some bullet train services were su...
18:26, 06/18/2019

First human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials say this year’s first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the state’s largest county. The Shelby County Health Department said Thursday that the mosquito-borne illness has been...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:38PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Shelby County in central Kentucky… Southeastern Henry County in central Kentucky… Northwestern Franklin County in central Kentuc...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:43PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 343 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Kentucky Speedway, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect win...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:30PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Eastern Carroll County in northern Kentucky… Western Grant County in northern Kentucky… Northern Owen County in northern Kentucky… Gall...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 17 at 7:13PM EDT until May 17 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky… Southeastern Greenup County in northeastern Kentucky… Northeastern Carter County in north...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 29 at 3:14PM EDT until May 29 at 3:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 314 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Gaskill, or 8 miles west of Clintwood, moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expect...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 29 at 3:09PM EDT until May 29 at 3:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky… Southwestern Pike County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 330 PM EDT. * At 309 PM EDT,...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 29 at 2:56PM EDT until May 29 at 3:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southeastern Martin County in northeastern Kentucky… East central Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky… Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:47PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 347 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Kentucky Speedway, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expec...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:48PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 347 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southeast of New Castle, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect win...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 4:03PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 403 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Dry Ridge, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to ...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:17PM EDT until May 23 at 3:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Eastern Oldham County in central Kentucky… West central Henry County in central Kentucky… * Until 345 PM EDT. * At 317 PM EDT, a severe thund...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:56PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 356 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Kentucky Speedway, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expec...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 3:59PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 359 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles north of Frankfort, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations i...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 23 at 4:06PM EDT until May 23 at 4:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thu...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake Tuesday night registered magnitud...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Mercury Set To Rise In Northwest India; Red-Code Warning Issued For Delhi Heat wave conditions will continue in central and northwest central India, including parts of Rajasthan, with maximum temperatures in some parts expected to reach 50 degree Celsius. The weather......
10:00, 06/01/2019

'Lock your doors': Warning issued as police hunt murder suspects The residents of a Canadian town have been told to stay inside and lock their doors as officers hunt a pair of teenagers suspected of a triple murder....
23:39, 07/29/2019

7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning....
18:39, 07/07/2019

Flood warning issued for Mud Lake, two years after residents airlifted to safety A flood warning has been put in place for the Labrador community of Mud Lake, two years after people were airlifted out of the community as it was hit by unexpected rising waters....
21:26, 05/19/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 30 at 11:55PM EDT until July 1 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Central Laurel County in south central Kentucky… * Until 200 AM EDT. * At 1153 PM EDT, emergency management reported flash flooding across the warned area....
07:26, 07/01/2019

Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in second Massachusetts resident, state health officials say A second Massachusetts resident has been diagnosed with the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced late last week. ...
20:26, 08/19/2019

Health officials warn of deadly mosquito-borne virus found in Florida chickens Florida health officials say several chickens recently tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus that causes fatal brain infection and swelling.        ...
09:39, 07/30/2019

Rabies warning issued near Disney's Epcot theme park after employee scratched by feral cat Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral animals after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area....
18:13, 07/10/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
05:52, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third employee killed in the explosion and fire at an Illi...
04:13, 05/06/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
22:39, 05/10/2019

An unbeaten boxer represented by Mark Wahlberg has issued an Instagram warning to Conor McGregor: 'Don't call out my manager' Instagram / Regis Prograis Conor McGregor has been warned by the unbeaten boxer Regis Prograis to quit threatening his manager Mark Wahlberg. McGregor had previously challenged Wahlberg to a fight for the Hollywood actor's UFC shares. Prograis has s...
04:52, 06/16/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed t...
05:26, 05/06/2019

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 6 at 7:21PM EDT until June 6 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Southeastern Bath County in east central Kentucky… Northwestern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky… Northern Menifee County in east central Kentu...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 23 at 5:50PM EDT until June 23 at 6:30PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northern Clinton County in south central Kentucky… Russell County in south central Kentucky… Northeastern Cumberland County in south central ...
00:26, 06/24/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 24 at 5:18PM EDT until June 24 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Martin County in northeastern Kentucky… Johnson County in northeastern Kentucky… Northern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky… Northe...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 7 at 9:27AM CDT until June 7 at 2:15PM CDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Northwestern Clinton County in south central Kentucky… Southwestern Russell County in south central Kentucky… Southeastern Monroe County in south cen...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 6 at 9:51PM CDT until June 6 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS Louisville KY The heavy rain has ended. Flooding is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed any remaining road closures....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 21 at 11:26PM EDT until June 22 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southwestern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky… Southeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Bell County in southeastern Kentuc...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 24 at 4:49PM EDT until June 24 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 449 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Vortex to Crockettsville, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is l...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:10PM EDT until June 6 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The heavy rain has ended and flood waters have receded. Flooding is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed any remaining road closures....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 24 at 5:13PM EDT until June 24 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 513 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Holliday to near Lunah, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Loc...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 20 at 8:38AM EDT until June 20 at 11:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Eastern Wayne County in south central Kentucky… Southern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northwestern Knox County in southeastern Kentucky&#...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 5:16PM EDT until June 17 at 5:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northwestern Mercer County in central Kentucky… Central Woodford County in central Kentucky… Southern Anderson County in central KentuckyR...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 4:24PM EDT until June 17 at 6:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 422 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 1 to 2 inches of rainfall has already occurred across portions of the warned area, and up to another inch of rain is expected to fall between 4:30 and 5...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 12:05AM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Central Carter County in northeastern Kentucky… * Until 300 AM EDT. * At 1205 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy r...
06:52, 06/17/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 30 at 6:32PM EDT until June 30 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Mercer County in central Kentucky… Central Woodford County in central Kentucky… Southeastern Anderson County in central Kentucky...
00:52, 07/01/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 16 at 5:02PM EDT until June 16 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southwestern Grant County in northern Kentucky… Owen County in northern Kentucky… * Until 530 PM EDT. * At 502 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 6:34PM EDT until June 17 at 8:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for… Southeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 845 PM EDT. * At 634 PM EDT, Doppler ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 3:50PM EDT until June 17 at 6:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Southeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 645 PM EDT. * At 349 PM EDT, Doppler rada...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 5:24PM EDT until June 17 at 5:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 524 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lawrenceburg, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impact...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Flood Warning issued June 17 at 5:46AM EDT until June 17 at 6:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 544 AM EDT, radar indicated repeated rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen. Some locations that will experience flooding include… Manchester, Enline, Lake, Cane Creek, Wil...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Flood Warning issued June 17 at 3:48AM EDT until June 17 at 6:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in… Southeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northwestern Knox County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Clay Coun...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Flood Warning issued June 6 at 9:28PM EDT until June 7 at 3:30AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Small Streams in… Powell County in east central Kentucky… Northeastern Estill County in east central Kentucky… South central Menifee County in east central ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Flood Warning issued June 6 at 8:41PM EDT until June 7 at 2:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in… Northern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Rockcastle County in south central Kentucky… * Until 245 AM EDT Friday. ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Warning graphic images: Migrants found dead on banks of Rio Grande Harrowing images of a father and daughter from El Salvador, who drowned whilst trying to get to the US, have been released, showing them face down in the Rio Grande....
05:39, 06/26/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
21:52, 05/04/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Flash Flood Warning issued June 6 at 6:30PM EDT until June 6 at 9:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Powell County in east central Kentucky… Northeastern Estill County in east central Kentucky… Southern Menifee County in east central Kentucky… ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investi...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Dollar Ticks Higher Against Yen The dollar rebounded against the Japanese yen while declining relative to emerging-market currencies, as investors regained some of their appetite for riskier assets....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Protect Yourself From Ticks by Understanding How They Hunt Even just reading about ticks makes me immediately spot check my limbs and start feeling itchy. (Sorry in advance for what this story will do to you.) But at the same time, I’m so paranoid about ticks that I can’t help but click on anything that migh...
07:13, 06/25/2019

Trump May Get an Earful From the Heartland Industrial, agricultural, energy and transportation companies are all suffering as a result of the China trade dispute, which hits President Trump’s important base of voters....
15:00, 08/06/2019

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
18:26, 07/19/2019

Keep Nasty Fleas and Ticks Off of Your Pets With 20% Off Frontline Plus Tick season is officially upon us and it is expected to be a bad one. That means it is time to stock up on your pet’s protection. You can get 20% off Frontline Plus from Chewy right now. So hopefully your poor dog or cat hopefully won’t be chewing th...
08:00, 05/30/2019

S&P 500 Ticks Lower as Expected Fed Rate Cut Looms The S&P 500 inched lower as investors looked ahead to a key Federal Reserve meeting that many anticipate will result in the first interest-rate cut since 2008....
00:52, 07/30/2019

Nonfiction: Dismantling the Myth of ‘The Heartland’ The new book by the historian Kristin L. Hoganson explodes conventional ideas about the Midwest as America’s “insulated core” — the wellspring of its values and identity....
19:39, 04/28/2019

This US heartland has been flooded for five months. Does anyone care? About half a million acres of land in the rural Yazoo backwater area in Missisippi is underwater, a devastating blow for a poor region where agriculture is the economy’s lifebloodDating back to late February, about 550,000 acres of land have been un...
17:52, 08/03/2019

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the way I wanted to, and I could never connect with th...
17:39, 06/14/2019

US added 224,000 jobs in June, unemployment ticks up to 3.7 percent US job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month. The Labor Department’s closely watched employment...
15:39, 07/05/2019

Countdown for Durant's return ticks louder for Warriors The countdown for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's possible return to the lineup from injury ticks even louder after the two-time defending champions dropped the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Self-cloning super ticks are coming to suck out all our blood Savage-as-hell ticks — which recently killed a fifth cow by sucking its blood until it died — are coming for us humans next. Infectious disease researchers are becoming increasingly alarmed at the murderous Asian Longhorned tick, which ha...
21:39, 07/12/2019

METALS-Copper ticks up on China stimulus hopes Copper prices advanced on Monday as China announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States, potentially improving demand for the red metal....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Ex-Heartland Payment Systems CEO to pay $250K penalty to SEC The former chief executive officer of one of the country's largest payment processing companies has settled insider trading allegations with the Securities and Exchange Commission....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Mexico Wants to Run a Tourist Train Through its Maya Heartland — Should It? President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a dream for the Yucatan Peninsula. He wants to build a train that will leverage the tourism economy of Cancun by bringing more visitors inland to the colonial cities ...
02:54, 08/19/2019

The Heartland review – fascinating study of schizophrenia Award-winning writer and former mental-health nurse Nathan Filer redefines our understanding of the illnessIn 1980s Ireland, Brigid becomes obsessed with a photo of a statue of the Virgin Mary and things spiral devastatingly from there. Erica is a ha...
09:39, 06/02/2019

As clock ticks to the Preakness, Grade I Man o' War tops weekend U.S. racing Most candidates for the May 18 Preakness Stakes are in a holding pattern, while two Irish raiders target the weekend's biggest U.S. race, the Grade I Man o' War....
20:39, 05/10/2019

Homebuilder sentiment ticks up slightly, as housing shortage intensifies Builder confidence for single-family homes rose just one point to 65 in July, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)....
17:26, 07/16/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ticks higher at open Wall Street opened slightly higher on Thursday, taking a breather from a trade tension-driven selloff that has knocked more than 5% off the value of major stock indexes since the start of May....
16:39, 05/30/2019

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
04:52, 07/16/2019

Spanish Election May Pivot on an Aging and Depleted Heartland Even as Spain’s interior provinces empty out, they punch above their weight politically and could determine the outcome of Sunday’s national election....
18:26, 04/28/2019

India's heartland states vote in fifth phase of elections India's northern heartland voted on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second five-year term....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Humming "Despacito" In Saudi Heartland Where Music Was Taboo The taxi driver's question was barely audible. Prodded to repeat it a few times, he mustered enough courage to raise his voice and ask if he could play music....
13:03, 08/12/2019

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying ...
23:52, 08/21/2019

House orders Pentagon to review if it exposed Americans to weaponised ticks A New Jersey lawmaker suggests the government turned insects into bioweapons to spread disease and possibly released themThe US House of Representatives has called for an investigation into whether the spread of Lyme disease had its roots in a Pentag...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
02:13, 06/18/2019

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
13:52, 07/17/2019

Steve Torrence beats dad Billy in NHRA Heartland Nationals Steve Torrence earned his fifth straight Top Fuel victory, beating his father Billy Torrence at the NHRA Heartland Nationals        ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Can weed users be trusted with guns? A battle in America's heartland As legalization reaches the red states, the conflict between federal gun and marijuana laws becomes an issueIn November 2018, a Pennsylvania doctor who both used and prescribed medical marijuana sued the US. government. He had attempted to buy a revo...
09:39, 06/24/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
03:52, 05/24/2019

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whether or not he likes cricket. “Never seen it,” he says, “never played it.” It’s a pity, because the ga...
22:39, 05/24/2019

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year....
16:13, 06/29/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist “scam” that needs to go. ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Congress Crash In Heartland States It Won In December, Predict Exit Polls Exit Polls: The Congress may be unable to build on its election victory in the three heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, exit polls predicted as the mammoth seven-phase Lok......
17:39, 05/19/2019

China's credit push to small firms falters in factory heartland Several Chinese bankers have told Reuters they have little appetite to lend to smaller companies due to the uncertain economic outlook, the U.S.-China trade war and a years-long drive to purge risks from the financial system....
07:52, 07/24/2019

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Trump sees 'good chance' of Mexico migration deal as clock ticks down to tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" that the United States would be able to reach a deal with Mexico over migration, although his administration was still pushing ahead with a plan to slap import tariffs on its southe...
20:13, 06/07/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of the global economy....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
09:13, 05/24/2019

Warrantless device searches at the border will threaten privacy in the US heartland | Daniela L Nogueira Unless agents are required to get a warrant, the ‘border exception’ will be a window into the private lives of Americans and a means of stifling dissent This Thursday, a federal court in Massachusetts will hear arguments in a case challenging warrant...
18:52, 07/18/2019

72 Seats In 9 States Vote Today, BJP's Hindi Heartland Test: 5-Point Guide The Hindi heartland, at the heart of the BJP's spectacular win in 2014, will vote in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections today. The BJP and its allies had won 56 of the 72 seats up for......
04:00, 04/29/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
18:39, 06/15/2019

12 straight days of tornadoes shatter record, leave heartland storm-weary If it feels like it's been a long month of severe weather, particularly in the Midwest where tornadoes have become a daily occurrence, it's because the U.S. has been in an unprecedented stretch of tornadic activity....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Klobuchar battles in crowding lane for heartland voters, downplays Biden factor Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she’s not worried about Joe Biden’s entry into the jam-packed race for the Democratic nomination, as she and a growing number of candidates compete for the support of working-class voters in America's he...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan border bill after rejecting 'poison pill' House version, as clock ticks The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan $4.5 billion bill to combat the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border, moments after rejecting a House version over its restrictions on enforcement efforts -- setting up a r...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Bury owner Steve Dale makes late £2.7m plea to fans as clock ticks down to expulsion deadline Bury owner Steve Dale today made an extraordinary late plea for the public to donate £2.7million by midnight to save them from being thrown out of the Football League....
14:00, 08/23/2019

What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus and Travel The virus has been out of the headlines, but that doesn’t mean it is gone. The World Health Organization just updated its guidelines for travelers to the Zika zone....
22:13, 07/02/2019

How Many of Your Smart Gadgets Can Actually Get a Virus? You might have noticed the brouhaha over the since-deleted Samsung tweet advising users to run antivirus scans on their smart TVs—but is such a malware attack possible? Just how many of your smart home gadgets are vulnerable to viruses in the same wa...
17:52, 06/26/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
21:52, 06/12/2019

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What the Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
15:00, 07/27/2019

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
21:39, 07/02/2019

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the s...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let...
14:26, 06/18/2019

AOC says white supremacy's 'like a virus' that lies 'dormant' in us Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., unleashed a tweet storm on Wednesday in which she warned that white supremacy lay "dormant" in Americans and must be confronted in the subconscious....
03:00, 08/09/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
20:39, 06/12/2019

| Virus-packed laptop sells as artwork for over $1.3m For Chinese artist Guo O Dong, the simple black Samsung laptop computer, loaded with six potent viruses, symbolises one of the world's most frightening threats....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Shared-ownership homes in Shoreditch: 'starchitect-designed' flats for first-time buyers to go on sale in Zone 1 hipster heartland When completed, the one-bedroom flats by Norman Foster's practice Foster + Partners will be within a short walk of Liverpool Street station and Shoreditch High Street....
22:39, 08/08/2019

Teenager recovers from near death in world-first GM virus treatment Bacteria-killing viruses known as phages offer hope of solution to antibiotic resistanceA British teenager has made a remarkable recovery after being the first patient in the world to be given a genetically engineered virus to treat a drug-resistant ...
21:26, 05/08/2019

9-year-old boy mysteriously dies from common cold virus A 9-year-old California boy recently died from a virus associated with the common cold — an extremely rare occurrence that has perplexed his doctors and family, according to a new report. Soon-to-be-fourth grader Tristan Ang, of Milpitas, fell ...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison....
23:52, 05/16/2019

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
01:26, 05/30/2019

Half of babies affected by Zika virus are developing normally by age 2 In a group of about 200 babies affected by Zika virus, about half of those with abnormal brain scans after birth are developing normally by age 2 or 3...
17:39, 07/08/2019

New tick-borne virus infecting dozens in China Researchers in China claim to have identified a new tick-borne disease. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers wrote they’ve identified a tick-borne disease dubbed as Alongshan virus (ALSV). The virus ...
22:00, 06/06/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in neighboring Mongolia and Vietnam, incre...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. The man, who was not identified, is over 60 years old and ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did ...
13:26, 08/08/2019

AOC goes on tirade about ‘virus’ of white supremacy: ‘Clearly, our nation has not been inoculated’ White supremacy is “a virus” that has been part of the American “subconscious” for years, according to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — and “clearly, our nation has not been inoculated,” she blasted Wednesday....
11:52, 08/08/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
12:00, 05/31/2019

California woman hospitalized with West Nile virus Laura Hardwick’s family said they aren’t sure where the offending mosquito struck, but that she did get several bites while celebrating the Fourth of July in Clovis....
23:39, 07/31/2019

Pet owners warned over deadly virus killing rabbits across the UK While comforting to children, rabbit burials in the garden can hasten spread of RVHD2Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling, childhood ritual that many adults recall with fondness. No longer – rabbit owners are being warned ga...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said may have been infected by bushmeat he ate at a wedding....
11:00, 05/10/2019

CDC shuts down military virus lab after failed safety inspection When you’re handling some of the world’s most deadly viruses and bacteria, safety should always be a top priority, but apparently the staff of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick in Frederick, M...
12:39, 08/08/2019

Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime        ...
21:26, 05/08/2019

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found that a certain strain of the cold virus — coxsackievirus, or CVA21 —...
14:52, 07/05/2019

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
22:52, 05/22/2019

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
03:00, 07/19/2019

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
18:26, 04/28/2019

GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of three-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for six months at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage study, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
11:52, 07/10/2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Massachusetts man with deadly mosquito-borne virus in coma, daughter says A Massachusetts man who was diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus is reportedly in a coma, his family says. ...
16:52, 08/14/2019

Iran builds firewall against Stuxnet computer virus: minister Iran has developed software to protect its industry against the Stuxnet computer virus, the Iranian communications minister said on Thursday, after accusing Israel in November of a cyber attack on Tehran's telecommunications facilities....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Kerala, Goa Following Protocol To Control Spread Of Nipah Virus: Minister Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today allayed people's fears about travelling to Kerala in the wake of Nipah virus scare there, saying he himself would be visiting the southern state in next few......
12:39, 06/10/2019

'Dr. Mario World' will make a new generation of virus-killing addicts Was anyone really asking for a mobile Dr. Mario game? That was my immediate thought when Nintendo announced Dr. Mario World, its new free-to-play mobile title for iOS and Android, which launches on Wednesday July 10th. Then I realized Nintendo would...
15:13, 07/08/2019

Nipah virus resurfaces in India's Kerala after killing 17 last year The deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern Indian state of Kerala a year after it killed 17 people, state officials said on Tuesday....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Hepatitis C program launches in West Virginia to fight virus MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called HepConnect launched Wednesday at West Virginia University. It was created by California-...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for mo...
14:39, 06/12/2019

First West Nile virus death reported for Maricopa County PHOENIX (KPNX) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is urging people to take caution after the first death in the county from West Nile virus was reported Thursday.   The person who died was older and had other health conditions. H...
23:52, 07/15/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Couple vomited for hours before dying of mystery virus in Fiji The young Texas couple that died on a dream vacation to Fiji sent messages to their relatives complaining of numb hands and throwing up for eight hours straight — but they seemed unaware that their mystery illness was life-threatening, accordin...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Potentially fatal mosquito-borne EEE virus detected in Delaware Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, “is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis),” the federal health agency says....
03:52, 08/08/2019

Baby left fighting for life when herpes virus attacked his eye Noah Tindle was just 4 weeks old when his short life was left hanging in the balance. Mom Ashleigh White noticed her son’s right eye had become swollen, blistered and was watering. The 21-year-old sought advice from a visiting nurse, who reassu...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially fatal EEE virus “Using repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and minimizing outdoor time from dusk to dawn -- peak biting times for many mosquitoes – are all excellent precautions,” environmental officials said....
03:39, 08/17/2019

Tennessee finds year’s first human case of West Nile virus MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials say this year’s first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the state’s largest county. The Shelby County Health Department said Thursday that the mosquito-borne illness has been...
18:13, 08/09/2019

HIV-suppressing drug can stop virus being sexually transmitted, study finds Scientists say an end to the "HIV pandemic" could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollution...
03:13, 07/24/2019

Virus sweeps England camp ahead of World Cup quarter-final "A virus running through the England camp means Millie Bright is a doubt for Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final against Norway along with fellow centre-back Steph Houghton."...
13:52, 06/26/2019

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig herds. Farmers have long contained its spread by quarantining and killing infected animals, but the d...
18:39, 08/20/2019

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Soared in 2018, According to CDC Data Severe cases of West Nile virus were 25% more common than usual in 2018, and transmission patterns appeared to shift to new regions, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). West Nile is a mosquito-borne vi...
03:52, 08/10/2019

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally....
13:52, 07/17/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the deadly virus. He describes the scene as watching p...
12:13, 07/04/2019

7 People Suspected Of Nipah Virus In Hospital: Kerala Health Minister Seven people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is now stable, Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja......
00:39, 06/06/2019

Deadly mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling detected in Florida A mosquito-borne virus — which causes brain swelling and can lead to death — has been detected in Florida, according to officials. The state’s Health Department issued a warning last week about the discovery of the virus, known as E...
04:39, 07/29/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus Mosquito samples collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said this week, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year. Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DC...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Tick bite leads to death of New York resident: What to know about the rare Powassan virus It was the first-known Powassan case diagnosed in New York this year, according to the Ulster County Department of Health and Mental Health.        ...
22:52, 08/01/2019

Maine Confirmed Its First Case of a Rare Tick-Borne Virus in Years. Here’s What to Know About Powassan Health officials have confirmed that an individual in Maine is sick with Powassan virus disease, marking the first time since 2017 that a person in the state has come down with the rare and serious tick-borne illness. The Maine Center for Disease Con...
16:26, 07/25/2019

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-fo...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity fo...
19:13, 07/19/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of 3-drug regimen (July 10) GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage study, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
18:52, 07/16/2019

West Nile virus confirmed in Los Angeles county for first time in 2019, health officials say Two residents in Los Angeles County in California have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, marking the county’s first confirmed cases of the 2019 season, local health officials said Monday. ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Briton who helped stop 2017 WannaCry virus spared jail over malware charges Marcus Hutchins pleaded guilty to two malware charges25-year-old ‘incredibly thankful’ to be sentenced to time servedThe British computer expert who helped shut down the WannaCry cyberattack on the NHS said he is “incredibly thankful” after being spa...
13:52, 07/27/2019

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Briton who helped stop 2017 WannaCry virus avoids jail over malware charges Marcus Hutchins pleaded guilty to two malware chargesHutchins sentenced to time served and supervised releaseA British cybersecurity expert credited with helping stop a worldwide computer virus in May 2017 will not serve any additional time behind ba...
20:39, 07/26/2019

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s borders as the outbreak enters a second year. The man may never ha...
10:52, 08/01/2019

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
09:52, 07/25/2019

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-borne illness before his death in May....
19:39, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
20:26, 05/06/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus, health officials say A mosquito sample collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year, county health officials said this week....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Florida health officials say mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling, death detected in state Heads up, Floridians: A dangerous and potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus has been detected in the state, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) announced late last week. ...
15:13, 07/29/2019

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus; risk raised to 'critical' in nearby areas The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
20:26, 05/29/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament. Ako Thomas also had a pair of RBIs for Michigan (39-17), which rallied from a ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (June 25)        ...
00:52, 06/26/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the drug....
00:13, 06/26/2019

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
19:39, 08/01/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Mo...
00:52, 07/02/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962. Bob Dwyer, an Army veteran a...
19:26, 05/04/2019

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois, zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the r...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
13:52, 08/08/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
06:39, 06/13/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the explosion happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at AB Specialty Silicones plant in the community 50 miles nor...
16:39, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in Febru...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
07:13, 06/02/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people from Memphis, Tennessee, heading to a funeral in Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday that the driver of an SUV and its four passengers died Thursday afterno...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathle...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Region...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislatu...
01:13, 06/26/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
15:13, 07/03/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the service will be Friday morning at the site north of C...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune reports that Arlington Heights police responded to a 911 call reporting an overturned paddle boat in ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
17:26, 05/18/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the thir...
02:39, 06/01/2019

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned Friday morning at the site. AB Specialty Silicones general manager Mac Penman on Thursday identified...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill other workers and "blow police up."...
20:13, 04/29/2019

Illinois court upholds dismissal of suit against Hastert YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to toss a lawsuit alleging former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused a fourth-grader in the 1970s, saying it agreed the accuser filed the suit too la...
22:26, 06/25/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says crews have suspe...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will ta...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After opening remarks to jurors Wednesday morning in Peori...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Prosecutors say no criminal charges in Illinois ammonia leak WAUKGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they won’t file criminal charges in connection with an April anhydrous ammonia leak that sickened more than 40 people, including first responders. The (Waukegan) News-Sun...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that also provides for the removal of certain previous drug convictions and will generate new r...
22:13, 06/25/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford’s request in April, but the scho...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
19:26, 05/04/2019

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15:26, 05/25/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
22:52, 05/04/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports crews responded Sunday to Pop’s Italia...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the ...
21:26, 06/02/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Saturday in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin...
18:13, 08/09/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
07:13, 06/24/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son's body Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman's cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy's father to lead investigators to the child's body....
17:39, 05/02/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body of one person and said two others who are missing are feared dead after an overnight explosion and ...
22:26, 05/04/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
00:13, 06/02/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a perso...
20:26, 08/19/2019

One confirmed dead after blast at Illinois silicon plant One person was confirmed dead and two others remained missing after a massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois. The victims were among nine employees working inside the 30,000-square-foot AB Specialty Silicones facility when the expl...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Trials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV 'stealth virus' Trials are under way for a vaccine that could help protect thousands of babies and transplant patients from a common but potentially deadly "stealth virus"....
12:00, 07/08/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
18:26, 06/12/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
19:26, 06/01/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYOOZ’) resigned from The State Journal-Register on Friday. Longtime health writer and union stew...
02:52, 05/15/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff’s deputy was responding to...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield wi...
16:00, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Judge vets jurors at Illinois kidnapping trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the start of a former University of Illinois graduate student’s trial on charges he kidnapped and killed a visiting scholar. (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A federal judge in central Illinois is questioning would...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
23:52, 06/04/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Court records: Father led police to dead Illinois boy's body Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman's cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy's father to lead investigators to the child's body....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination game of the NCAA tournament. Hours after knocking o...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last ...
02:39, 06/01/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece c...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if he doesn't care about migrant children under his ...
00:26, 07/13/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tourn...
02:26, 06/02/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials said Wednesday they received 295 applications to g...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony Tuesday morning in Chicago. His staff listed the ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curric...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
18:26, 06/24/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted police as saying that Jaylon McKenzie, an East St. ...
04:13, 05/06/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
04:26, 05/28/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
08:13, 05/07/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
19:52, 08/07/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
21:26, 07/01/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:26, 07/19/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
18:26, 07/19/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Marquelle Palmer, of Bloomington, was found guilty F...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:13, 07/19/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
23:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
00:52, 05/22/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
05:00, 08/06/2019

Illinois Gov. Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
08:52, 07/01/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
18:13, 06/01/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
16:26, 05/21/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
19:52, 06/25/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone viral....
00:39, 07/27/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
02:52, 06/03/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now face the death penalty....
10:26, 06/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits residents to purchase and possess up to one ounce of cannabis at a time and non-residents up to 15 gr...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
22:52, 07/31/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rati...
04:52, 05/09/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
03:13, 07/19/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and dec...
09:52, 07/18/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urgin...
11:13, 06/20/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois would become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic co...
16:52, 07/22/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
18:00, 08/01/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
20:52, 06/27/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
03:13, 08/15/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
06:52, 06/08/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump....
16:52, 08/19/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
07:52, 08/04/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received college football scholarship offers....
18:13, 05/06/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four House minority freshman Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Fr...
18:52, 07/22/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....
00:39, 06/25/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring state....
20:26, 07/09/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
16:52, 05/31/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump. “The tolerant left,” wrote a Fac...
09:39, 08/19/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
02:39, 05/06/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
19:13, 05/04/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
18:13, 07/01/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a video that went viral, police said....
05:00, 07/26/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive...
20:52, 06/25/2019

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country legend Charlie Daniels. The band, formed in 1987 i...
18:13, 07/09/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
05:39, 06/28/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
13:52, 06/01/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
13:39, 06/03/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
08:26, 07/18/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
03:52, 07/02/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in Oklahoma....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted fro...
02:26, 07/19/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury during a swimming incident on Saturday, according to 247Sports, and un...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
03:39, 08/03/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in protective custody, records showed....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
23:52, 07/18/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
01:39, 07/12/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
05:26, 05/19/2019

Golden Alert Issued For Manchester Man LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The London Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing Manchester man. 35-year-old William D. Wolfe was last seen by his mother around 3 a.m. Friday in the Saint Joseph London KentuckyOne Health parkin...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Arrest Warrant Issued for Offset Georgia law enforcement officers have issued a felony arrest warrant for rapper Offset, also known as Cardi B-minus, one-third of the Migos....
05:13, 05/03/2019

Silver Alert issued for 78-year-old man MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his hotel in 1600 block of South Dobson Road in Mesa, ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued and will be in effect until 11:00 PM this evening. Strong thunderstorms will begin to develop through the afternoon and evening. Storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts as a primary threat. ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Golden Alert Issued In Jackson County JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Jackson County emergency officials are looking for a missing elderly man. The sheriff’s and emergency management said in a release that 92-year-old Carl Spurlock was last seen on Friday between 7:00 and 8:00...
21:39, 06/29/2019

Air pollution advisory issued in Pima County TUCSON – An Health Watch has been issued for the area of Pima County after the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality observed a potential of elevated level elevated levels of ground-level ozone air pollution in Tucson Thursday. Accord...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Recall issued for pork pizza products Table 87 Frozen, a Brooklyn N.Y. firm is recalling 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork. According to the USDA, the pizzas were produced without federal inspection from the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Table 87 Frozen prosciut...
09:39, 06/08/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)        ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Silver Alert issued for El Mirage woman El Mirage, Ariz. – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a Silver Alert for 64-year-old Juana Nieto Serrano. According to El Mirage Police Department, Serrano left her family’s residence in the 14000 block of North Poppy St i...
05:26, 07/25/2019

Cardinals cut OT Harrison after arrest warrant issued Arizona Cardinals release tackle Desmond Harrison after police in North Carolina issue warrant for his arrest on assault charges       ...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing man from Colorado MESA, Ariz. – A Silver Alert has been issued for 92-year-old Ventura Liufau, a man visiting Mesa from Colorado. Liufau is in Mesa visiting family and does not know the area well. He was last seen near Country Club and Baseline in Mesa, Ariz. He...
20:13, 07/06/2019

Golden Alert Issued For Missing Butler County Man BUTLER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Golden Alert has been issued for a missing Butler County man. Officials say 78-year-old Bobby Jo Chance was last seen Friday at his residence on Silver City Huntsville Road. Chaney was expected to attend an Amis...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 6:53PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 652 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Wagner, or 8 miles southeast of Morehead, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Sandy Hook, Wagner, B...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Amber Alert issued for toddler, infant who were taken from DCS custody TUCSON – An Amber Alert has been issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety for the Pinal County area after two children were taken from the Department of Child Safety custody at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the children’s...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Wind Advisory issued May 19 at 3:51AM EDT until May 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening. * WINDS…Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING…The strongest winds will be durin...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 19 at 3:43AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Gusty southwest winds will pick up shortly after sunrise ahead of a cold front. Sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH will be seen with gusts to 35 MPH. Some areas may see wind gusts up to 40 MPH at times outside of any thunderstorm. These winds could be s...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 10:42PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH Clear skies, light winds and a moist lower layer of the atmosphere will lead to the development of patchy fog. Locally dense fog will also be possible. If you have travel plans tonight into Saturday morning slow down and give yourself extra time to r...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 1:40PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 139 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Crooks, or near Owingsville, moving northeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and penny size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Marshall, Salt Lick, Peeled O...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 8:06PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 805 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from 6 miles north of New Castle to near La Grange. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. 40 mph winds were measured with these storms in Oldham County. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing vulnerable adult SHOW LOW, Ariz – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a silver alert for 87-year-old Lucy Garcia Anaya. According to officials, Anaya has Alzheimer’s and she was last seen around 3 p.m. leaving the Walmart located at 5401 S ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 4:14PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 414 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Gesling, or near Carter Caves State Park, moving northeast at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Olive Hill, Cart...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Flood Advisory issued May 2 at 4:01PM EDT until May 2 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Northwestern Clinton County in south central Kentucky… Russell County in south central Kentucky… East central Cumberland County in south central Kentucky&...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 2 at 3:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 344 PM EDT/244 PM CDT/, strong thunderstorms were clustered 8 miles east of Burkesville, moving northeast at 35 mph. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 3 at 4:16PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 416 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Moon, or 8 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, moving northeast at 35 mph. Wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Louisa, Blaine...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 18 at 3:37PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Gusty southwest winds will pick up shortly after sunrise ahead of a cold front tomorrow morning and afternoon. Winds may gust close to 40mph at times outside of thunderstorms. Weakened or dying tree branches may be knocked down. Drivers in high profi...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Mexico: Arrest warrant issued for former Pemex chief The former CEO of state-run oil giant Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, is wanted on corruption allegations. One of Mexico's most well-known businessmen has also been arrested in connection with the case....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico's top court says new birth certificate must be issued after sex change Mexico's Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed their sex and name, another step toward equal rights in the socially conservative country....
05:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 18 at 6:06PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 605 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from Gum Sulphur to Kidder. Movement was northeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include… Richmond, Stanford, Lancas...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Voluntary recall issued for Jaguar I-Pace over brakes News 11 Jun, 2019 Jaguar I-Pace’s braking system may fall foul of regulatory compliance, but only if the regenerative system unexpectedly fails first...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 11:55AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 1153 AM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of Load, or 12 miles north of Carter Caves State Park. The storm is moving east at 10 mph. Penny size hail is possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Greenup, Gesling,...
18:13, 05/31/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 12:50AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Thanks to ample moisture at ground level and clearing skies fog will reduce visibilities to a quarter mile or less over portions of the area overnight. Areas of dense fog will affect travel early this morning, and extra time should be allowed for tho...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Flood Advisory issued May 11 at 8:28PM EDT until May 12 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… Southwestern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky… Bell County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Knox Cou...
03:52, 05/12/2019

Dense Fog Advisory issued May 2 at 6:38AM EDT until May 2 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH * VISIBILITIES…Visibilities will be a quarter of a mile or less at times. * TIMING…The fog will lift by 10 am EDT. * IMPACTS… These poor visibilities will result in hazardous travel conditions. Motorists should use extra caution. Sl...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 5 at 10:20PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Skies have cleared out over the region and high pressure will move in overnight, resulting in weak to calm winds through tomorrow morning. The combination of clear skies, light winds, and wet soils from recent rains will aid in fog development, some ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 10:16PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 1016 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Oldtown, or near Grayson, moving southeast at 30 mph. Pea size hail is possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Grayson, Princess, Oldtown, Durbin, Coalton, Denton, Rush, Hopew...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 10:17PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 1017 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Cynthiana, moving east at 55 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Cynthiana, Carlisle, Breckinridge, Millersburg, Leesb...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Severe T-storm Watch Issued for Central & Eastern KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Central and Eastern Kentucky counties until later this evening. Organized storms capable of reaching severe limits are possible this afternoon and evening. The main threat expected with these storms will be ...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Dense Fog Advisory issued May 6 at 9:56AM EDT until May 6 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY * VISIBILITY…Less than a half mile in many locations, locally near zero in valleys near bodies of water. Visibility will improve toward mid morning. * IMPACTS…Reduced visibility will make travel difficult. Motorists should be alert for ra...
16:13, 05/06/2019

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
07:39, 07/04/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 6 at 4:36AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV Weekend rain, and high pressure parked right over the area early this morning, have created ideal conditions for dense fog. Areas with visibility of a quarter mile or less will persist past sunrise, and into the morning commute. Fog, with visibility ...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 3:26PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 325 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near New Castle, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… New Castle, Eminence, Pleasureville, Smithfield, North...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 4:09PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 409 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of Frankfort, moving east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Georgetown, Frankfort, Stamping Ground...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 3:14PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 314 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near La Grange, moving east at 25 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… La Grange, Pendleton, Westport, Greenhaven, Demplytow...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 11 at 9:10PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 909 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Fount, or 9 miles northeast of Barbourville, moving northeast at 30 mph. Locations impacted include… Manchester, Brightshade, Barnyard, Salt Gum, Goose Rock, Barcreek, Jarvis, Cranes Nest, G...
03:52, 05/12/2019

Flood Advisory issued May 12 at 4:21PM EDT until May 13 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Cumberland River at Barbourville The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a * Flood Advisory for The Cumberland River at Barbourville. * until Monday evening. * At 3 PM Sunday the stage was 21.6 feet. * Flood stage is 27.0 feet...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 5 at 10:05PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The wet weather of the past few days and now clearing skies have set the stage for the development of widespread fog through eastern Kentucky tonight. This fog is expected to become dense in the valleys early tonight and spread to other spots during ...
04:13, 05/06/2019

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria woman Peoria, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 72-year-old Mary Endreson. She was last seen leaving her apartment on foot at 9415 N. 99th Avenue in Peoria, Ariz. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches, white hair...
08:00, 06/18/2019

UK Conservative members issued more than one ballot in vote for leader: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
10:53, 07/06/2019

Flood Advisory issued May 12 at 11:37PM EDT until May 13 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Cumberland River at Barbourville The Cumberland River at Williamsburg The Flood Advisory continues for The Cumberland River at Barbourville * until Monday afternoon. * At 11 PM Sunday the stage was 23.0 feet. * Flood stage is 27.0 feet. * Forecas...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Cards release Harrison after arrest warrant issued North Carolina police issued a felony arrest warrant for lineman Desmond Harrison, who was released by the Cardinals, on charges of assault on a person by strangulation and assault on a female by a male....
18:26, 07/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 5 at 1:45AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 140 AM EDT, an area of heavy rain was located over the area moving nearly stationary. Locations impacted include… Huntington, Ashland, Ironton, Grayson, Coal Grove, Olive Hill, Chesapeake, Proctorville, Cannonsburg, Carter Caves, State Park,...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health Watch” for Monday in the Tucson metropolitan area. PDEQ says people who are sensitive to air pollution...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 7:41AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 740 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Manchester to near Bethel. Movement was east at 50 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include… Flemingsb...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 8:41AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 840 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Wellston to 6 miles southeast of South Webster to Oldtown. Movement was east at 50 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Locati...
15:00, 06/16/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 26 at 6:02PM EDT until May 26 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 252 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY ELLIOTT ESTILL MENIFEE POWELL ROWAN IN NO...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Fresh Advisory Issued On Visiting Sri Lanka In Aftermath Of Bombings The external affairs ministry on Tuesday issued a fresh advisory asking citizens travelling to Sri Lanka to be careful and vigilant in view of last month's bombings in which over 250 people were......
16:39, 05/28/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 17 at 6:06PM EDT until May 17 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 174 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY LEWIS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY BOONE BRACKEN CAMPBELL GRANT ...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 4:46PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 445 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near just north of metro Louisville and moving eastward at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. In addition, torrential rainfall with accumulations of 1...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 4:58PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 458 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Nicholasville, moving northeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Lexington, Nicholasville, Winchester, Veteran...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 30 at 6:13PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 612 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Endicott, or near Prestonsburg, moving southeast at 15 mph. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Prestonsburg, Coal Run Vil...
00:52, 07/01/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:18PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 518 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 9 miles east of Shelbyville, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Georgetown, Frankfort, Midway, Stamping...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 7:45PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 745 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of Pike Lake to Wheelersburg to Stark to Paragon. Movement was east at 20 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and penny size hail are possible with th...
01:52, 06/17/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 28 at 10:47PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 1043 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Naples, or 7 miles northwest of Cannonsburg, moving northeast at 10 mph. Torrential rainfall from this storm, possibly in excess of two inches, may cause localized flooding. Frequent cloud to gro...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Amber Alert Issued for Five-Year-Old Maleah Davis, Last Seen in Houston An Amber Alert has been issued for five-year-old Maleah Davis, last seen in the 16500 block of the Southwest Freeway in North Houston, Tex. on Saturday around 9 p.m....
20:00, 05/05/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 7:34PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 734 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Wagner, or 8 miles east of Morehead, moving northeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Sandy Hook, Wagner, ...
01:52, 06/17/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 26 at 7:46PM EDT until May 26 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 252 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY MARTIN IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY LAUREL PULASKI ROCKCASTLE ...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 26 at 8:48PM EDT until May 26 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL ALLOW SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 252 TO EXPIRE AT 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS ALLOWS TO EXPIRE 14 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY MARTIN IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY LAUREL ...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 26 at 1:38PM EDT until May 26 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 252 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN OHIO RIPLEY SWIT...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 26 at 1:39PM EDT until May 26 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 252 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY BOYD CARTER GREENUP L...
21:52, 05/26/2019