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  • France readies nerve gas antidote in wake of terror attacks (few days ago)

    11/18/2015 10:17:59 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 6 replies
    The Globe & Mail ^ | November 17 | Eric Reguly
    The French government has authorized the distribution of an antidote to counter the potentially deadly effects of nerve gas as it rushes to expand security measures after the Paris terrorist attacks that killed 129 people. In a decree published in the French Official Gazette on Sunday, two days after the attacks, the director-general of social affairs, Benoît Vallet, authorized the release of atropine sulfate solution from military stockpiles. The decree stated that the decision to do so was made “considering that the risk of terrorist attacks and the risk of exposure to neurotoxic organophosphates are serious health risks that require...
  • BREAKING: Five dead as high-speed train derails near French city

    11/14/2015 8:06:49 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 74 replies
    UK Express ^ | November 14 | Rob Virtue
    AT LEAST five people have died and seven have been injured after a high-speed train derailed near the French City of Strasbourg, local media has reported.
  • Pentagon removes senior adviser over alleged misconduct

    11/12/2015 3:43:33 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 12 | Kristina Wong
    Defense Secretary Ash Carter is removing a senior military assistant, Army Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis, from his position after learning about allegations of misconduct, Carter announced Thursday. "I directed that this matter be referred to the inspector general of the Department of Defense for investigation," he said in a statement. A senior defense official would not discuss the nature of the alleged misconduct but said Carter was "very surprised" to learn of the allegations.
  • Egypt To UK Flights Delayed For Security Checks

    11/04/2015 9:51:55 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 2 replies
    SKY News ^ | November 4 | Staff
    All flights to Britain from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el Sheikh have been delayed to allow security checks at the airport. A Downing Street spokesman said a team of UK experts were assessing security arrangements at the airport.
  • Northern Lights May Glow Over Northeast, Midwest This Week

    11/02/2015 5:38:40 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    Accuweather ^ | November 2 | Brian Lada
    Stargazers may be in for a rare cosmic light show this week as the northern lights dance across the night sky. Monday night and Tuesday night will both bring the chance for people in Canada and the northern United States to see the northern lights as an influx of charges particles from the sun interacts with the earth's atmosphere. People from New Hampshire to Nebraska will have the best conditions for viewing the aurora, with mainly clear skies expected on both nights.
  • I-Team Exclusive: End in sight for Fox Lake police death case

    10/21/2015 12:43:48 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    WLS TV (ABC7 Chicago) ^ | October 19 | Chuck Goudie and Barbara Markoff and Christine Tressel
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Seven weeks after the mysterious shooting death of Fox Lake police lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz, there may be a solution on the horizon. Officially, the public knows nothing more about why Lt. Joe Gliniewicz died than the day it happened. The police official in charge of that investigation tells the I-Team that conclusions in the case are upcoming, within a few weeks. In an interview with the I-Team, task force commander George Filenko says the case may not be closed until near the end of November.
  • UN Security Council to meet on Israeli-Palestinian violence

    10/16/2015 5:47:54 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    Reuters - Jerusalem Post ^ | October 16 | Staff
    UNITED NATIONS- The United Nations Security Council will hold a special meeting on Friday to discuss the recent spate of violence between Israel and the Palestinians in which 39 people have been killed over the past two weeks. The meeting, which diplomats said was called at the request of council member Jordan, will include a briefing from the UN secretariat on the situation on the ground and will take place at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), the United Nations said on Thursday
  • Palestine: Gaza, one year after, Palestinians still suffocated by Israeli occupation

    10/04/2015 3:02:44 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 15 replies
    A year after the 51-day war in Gaza, hundreds of Palestinians with devastating injuries from the Israeli assault still fill the waiting rooms of Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) in need of complex reconstructive surgeries and physical rehabilitation. With the continued blockade and siege of Gaza, it is as if the latest of round of Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed had just ended. Today, perhaps more than at any time in its 20-year history of providing medical and psychological care in Gaza and the West Bank, MSF sees how the suffering wrought by the Israeli occupation has become normalized and how an end to...
  • (LIVE thread) - Sec. Kerry & Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

    09/30/2015 2:30:14 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 96 replies
    US Dept of State ^ | September 30 | Me
    Any minute, Sec of State John Kerry & Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will have a joint appearance.
  • Forest Acres police officer killed in shooting at Richland Mall (So Carolina)

    09/30/2015 10:10:45 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 43 replies
    WIS News 10 (Columbia, SC) ^ | September 30 | Jeremy Turnage
    FOREST ACRES, SC (WIS) - Police in Forest Acres confirmed at a noon news conference that an officer with the Forest Acres Police Department was killed in a shooting Wednesday morning. The suspect has also been arrested in connection with the case. "What a tragic day here in Forest Acres," Police Chief Gene Sealy said to start the news conference. "This morning we had one of our police officers shot and killed." The officer, identified as Officer Greg Alia, 32, was a graduate of Richland Northeast High School and a 7-year veteran of the force. He was married and just...
  • Editorial: It's OK to tell the full truth about the Fox Lake police officer's death

    09/24/2015 7:32:45 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 24 | Staff
    Are three cop killers on the loose in Lake County? Nearly a month has passed since the gunshot death of a northern Illinois police lieutenant shocked Americans coast to coast. Vivid accounts of the massive manhunt for three ostensible killers drove news accounts for days. The funeral of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz "G.I. Joe" to many friends attracted fellow officers from across the U.S. The wails of bagpipes, a trumpeting of taps and seven helicopters flying in a "V" formation bid him a final tribute. Unresolved then, as now, was the explanation of what led to the lieutenant's...
  • WGN Used The Worst Possible Image For A Yom Kippur Segment (yellow star)

    09/23/2015 1:45:01 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    ChicagoIst ^ | September 23 | Emma G. Gallegos
    For a TV segment on Yom Kippur, which began at sundown last night, WGN used about the worst graphic you can imagine: the yellow patch Nazis forced Jews to wear in Germany.
  • Threats Prompt Lockdowns at 8 High Schools: District (San Diego CA)

    09/17/2015 11:29:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 13 replies
    NBC 7 - San Diego ^ | September 17 | R. Stickney & Liberty Zabala
    Phoned in threats were received at eight schools within 15 minutes, officials said. Eight high schools in San Diego received threats Thursday, prompting lock downs at all eight schools facilities and an immediate response from San Diego and district police officers.
  • Google Has Pay Button for Muslim Invaders ("refugees & migrants")

    09/16/2015 2:37:32 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 20 replies
    Google ^ | September 16 | Staff
    "Help refugees and migrants in urgent need. Google will match your donation."
  • BREAKING: Shots fired, officer down (Kentucky)

    09/13/2015 9:31:35 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 122 replies
    Broadcastify - (Police scanner) ^ | September 13 | Staff
    shots fired officer down! KSP officer was just shot on I24 2 gunshots wounds (officer is in full arrest cpr in being done) Foot pursuit now in the woods with the shooter, In Lyon Co they are shutting the interstate down at the 45 mile marker
  • Retired Cop Accused of Threatening Investigators in Fox Lake Shooting Case

    09/13/2015 9:16:15 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 13 | Emily Shapiro
    A former Chicago cop was in jail today, accused of threatening people involved in investigating the deadly shooting of a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer. On Friday, a man later identified as retired Chicago Police Officer Joseph Battaglia, blocked his number and called the Lake County Coroners Office, the Lake County Sheriffs Office said. "The subject said he was a 'retired police officer' and threatened to harm all of the Task Force members, as well as all of the other investigators involved in the death investigation of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant [Charles Joseph] Gliniewicz," the Sheriff's Office said in a...
  • Arizona Freeway Shootings: 2 People Questioned, Police Say

    09/11/2015 11:09:04 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 11 | ENJOLI FRANCIS
    Authorities in Arizona said today that they have detained two people of interest for questioning in connection with a spate of shootings that has targeted the heavily-traveled Interstate 10 freeway that runs through Phoenix, leaving commuters terrified for weeks. According to ABC News affiliate ABC15.com, officers with the state's Department of Public Safety surrounded a Tahoe in a parking lot and then took two individuals into custody.
  • U.S. Shadowing Russian Ship in Atlantic Near Nuclear Submarine Areas

    09/03/2015 7:03:14 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 2 replies
    (Washington) Free Beacon ^ | September 3 | Bill Gertz
    High-tech spy vessel carries cable-cutting gear, mini-subs U.S. intelligence ships, aircraft, and satellites are closely watching a Russian military vessel in the Atlantic that has been sailing near a U.S. nuclear missile submarine base and underwater transit routes, according to Pentagon officials. The Russian research ship Yantar has been tracked from the northern Atlantic near Canada since late August as it makes its way south toward Cuba.
  • Air Force Veteran Finds Iconic 'Katrina Kid' After a Decade of Heartfelt Searching

    09/03/2015 6:00:51 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 4 replies
    Accuweather ^ | September 3 | Kevin Byrne
    In the wake of Hurricane Katrina's calamitous effects, an image of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mike Maroney locked in a heartwarming embrace with a young girl he encountered during rescue operations became a symbol of hope and optimism. For the last decade, Maroney has been determined to meet the child he hugged in the iconic photo. In March, the Air Force Times launched the "Find Katrina Kid" campaign to help Maroney reconnect with the little girl.
  • Officer dies, manhunt for armed suspects in Fox Lake (Illinois)

    09/01/2015 8:49:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 21 replies
    WGN ^ | September 1 | Staff
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Sources tell WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching the area.
  • President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts (Aug 28)

    08/31/2015 6:39:16 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 9 replies
    The White House ^ | August 28 | Staff
    WASHINGTON, DC Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts: James OBrien Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs, Department of State Charles Chip Lyons United States Representative, Executive Board of the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Aaron Williams United States Alternate Representative, Executive Board of the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Esther Brimmer Member, National Security Education Board Michael Guest Member, National Security Education Board President Obama said, These fine public servants bring a depth of experience and tremendous dedication to their important roles. I look...
  • Gunfire heard at Istanbul tourist site

    08/19/2015 5:41:04 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | August 19 | Staff
    Gunfire has been heard around Turkey's iconic Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, a major tourist attraction, reports say. One witness said she heard a blast, then shooting. Two armed people are being sought in connection with the attack, and one report said they were detained at the scene.
  • Indonesian plane carrying 54 loses contact in Papua: Officials

    08/16/2015 3:09:27 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    AFP - Zee News ^ | August 16 | Staff
    Jakarta: An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people lost contact with air traffic control Sunday during a flight in the rugged easternmost province of Papua, officials said. The Trigana Air ATR 42 turboprop plane lost contact just before 3:00 pm (0600 GMT) after taking off from Sentani airport in Papua`s capital Jayapura on a flight to Oksibil, the search and rescue agency said on Twitter.
  • APA's Council Bans Psychologist Participation in National Security Interrogations

    08/10/2015 1:27:28 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 9 replies
    TORONTO The American Psychological Associations Council of Representatives voted overwhelmingly today to prohibit psychologists from participating in national security interrogations. The measure passed by a vote of 156-1, with seven abstentions and one recusal. The resolution states that psychologists "shall not conduct, supervise, be in the presence of, or otherwise assist any national security interrogations for any military or intelligence entities, including private contractors working on their behalf, nor advise on conditions of confinement insofar as these might facilitate such an interrogation." The new policy does allow for psychologist involvement in general policy consultation regarding humane interrogations. The prohibition...
  • Civic leader, philanthropist Elsie Hillman dies at 89

    08/06/2015 8:05:59 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 5 replies
    WPXI TV ^ | August 4 | Staff
    PITTSBURGH Civic leader and philanthropist Elsie Hillman, 89, died Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh. Hillman, chair of the Elsie H. Hillman Foundation and a former Republican National Committeewoman, was an active political and community leader and advocate for more than a half-century
  • Cilla Black dead: Legendary TV presenter and singing star dies

    08/02/2015 6:28:10 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 29 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | August 2 | Gerard Couzens, Halina Watts & Claire Rutter
    Showbiz legend Cilla, who also had two number one singles at the start of a career stretching over 50 years, died in Spain.... She was championed by The Beatles and enjoyed eleven top ten hits including chart-toppers Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World.
  • Osama Bin Laden's 'stepmother and sister among four killed' after their private jet crashes

    07/31/2015 7:01:25 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 40 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | July 31 | Darren Boyle
    Four people have been killed when a private jet owned by Osama Bin Ladens family crashed in a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to land outside London. The 7million Embraer Phenom 300 was owned by Salem Aviation in Jeddah, which is controlled by the dead terrorists family. The Brazilian-built aircraft exploded after ploughing into a carpark killing the pilot and three passengers - believed to be members of the Bin Laden family. ] Saudi Arabian media reported that Osama Bin Laden's stepmother and sister were among the four people killed, as well as their Jordanian pilot.
  • Car crashes into U.S. Capitol barricade

    07/31/2015 6:43:52 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 30 replies
    WJLA 7 ^ | July 31 | Staff
    WASHINGTON (WJLA) A car has crashed into the South Barricade of the U.S. Capitol Building, according to U.S. Capitol Police. The driver, who is the only occupant of the car, is in custody. Police say the car did not enter the secure perimeter.
  • Suspicious mail sent to Ore. government; sheriff hospitalized (autoplay vid)

    07/27/2015 10:09:56 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    KGW ^ | July 27 | Sara Roth & Max Barr
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Government offices around the state on Monday received suspicious mail, some of which contained an unknown substance, according to Oregon State Police. Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer was rushed to the emergency room at Blue Mountain Hospital on Monday evening. The East Oregonian reported that Palmer opened an envelope addressed to him at the sheriff's office in Canyon City. The envelope contained a white substance and Palmer quickly developed a rash on his arms.
  • Police capture Bavaria gunman after two killings

    07/10/2015 4:44:48 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    The Local (Germany) ^ | July 10 | Staff
    ... An elderly woman was the first victim. She died immediately after the attack reports nordbayern.de The attacker then shot a male bicycle rider who also died at the scene of the crime... The man also appears to have shot at two further people, with police reporting an injured farmer who was driving a tractor, and one further victim. But they did not confirm their current situation.
  • Trading halted on NYSE floor (autoplay video warning)

    07/08/2015 8:51:41 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 8 | Staff
    Trading in all symbols was temporarily halted on the New York Stock Exchange floor Wednesday due to an apparent technical issue. "NYSE/NYSE MKT has temporarily suspended trading in all symbols. Additional information will follow as soon as possible," the NYSE said in a statement on its status page. A technical issue caused the trading halt, Reuters reported, citing a source. Trading stopped around 11:30 a.m. ET.
  • Explosives stolen from French army base

    07/07/2015 8:19:57 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 16 replies
    AP / The Guardian (UK) ^ | July 7 | Staff
    French authorities are investigating the theft of roughly 200 detonators plus grenades and plastic explosives from a military site in southern France. The thefts at the Miramas site, which is operated by a combination of military services west of Marseille, appeared to have taken place overnight from Sunday to Monday. The break-in came with France on its highest level of alert for terrorism following deadly attacks in January and June.
  • Police detain several in Fountain Square crowd (police, whites attacked)

    07/05/2015 12:58:09 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 19 replies
    WLWT - Cincinnati News 5 ^ | July 5 | Richard Chiles
    CINCINNATI Two officers were injured as a night of holiday festivities ended in chaos Saturday at Fountain Square, police said. ... Several witnesses reported people setting off fireworks in trash cans, and throwing fireworks and other objects at police officers.
  • Pittsburgh Regatta will go on without boats, water events

    07/03/2015 11:56:09 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 12 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | July 3 | Tom Fontaine
    Organizers of this weekend's EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta said Friday they canceled all scheduled boat races because of hazardous river conditions
  • Feds charge former House Speaker Dennis Hastert with lying to FBI, illegal cash structuring

    05/28/2015 2:36:45 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 44 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | May 28 | Jon Seidel
    Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert with illegally structuring cash withdrawals from bank accounts to make payments to someone he committed prior misconduct against and lying to the FBI about it
  • Police: Pressure Cooker From Suspicious DC Vehicle Destroyed

    05/24/2015 8:50:54 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 14 replies
    AP / ABC News ^ | May 24 | Staph
    A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building and that the vehicle's owner has been arrested.
  • Brotherly love: Obama gives his 'bro' Cameron an extraordinary pre-election endorse (RE: snub Bibi)

    01/22/2015 9:51:52 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 13 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | January 16 | Matt Chorley
    US President Barack Obama today handed David Cameron an extraordinary pre-election endorsement, hailing the British Prime Minister as a 'great friend'. With less than four months until voters go to the polls in the tightest UK election for years, Mr Obama used a press conference in the White House to give the strongest possible backing to a fellow world leader.
  • State of the Union Speechwriter for Obama Draws on Various Inspirations

    01/20/2015 4:18:07 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 20 | MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    WASHINGTON One night last week Cody Keenan, the chief White House speechwriter President Obama has christened Hemingway, knew he needed help... It was after midnight, but Mr. Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser and the writer of many of the presidents foreign policy speeches, was up ### reading To Kill a Mockingbird to his 4-week-old daughter.### The two men poured two single-malt Scotch whiskies and, with the baby resting quietly, began triage on Mr. Keenans prose. By 5 a.m., a more succinct draft was on its way to the president.
  • I-75 closes as emergency crews respond to Hopple Street (Cincinnati)

    01/19/2015 9:17:38 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    Local 12 WKRC-TV (Cincinnati) ^ | January 20 | Angenette Levy or Staff
    CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- One person has died after the Hopple Street overpass has collapsed I-75 northbound... A truck driver has also been hurt...
  • Police officer dies after being 'pushed' into the path of an oncoming train at a Spanish ...

    01/04/2015 8:14:57 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | January 3 | jennifer Newton
    This is the shocking moment a Spanish police officer fell to his death after he was apparently pushed into the path of an oncoming train. The officer, named as 28-year-old Francisco Javier Ortega, was talking to a group on the platform at Madrid's Embajadores station, when it is alleged he asked to see identification papers of one of the men. Bystanders waiting for the train were filming on their mobile phones as a minor scuffle broke out on the platform yesterday
  • Sioux Falls Police officer shot at near Tuthill Park (S Dakota)

    01/02/2015 2:55:21 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 6 replies
    KSFY - ABC ^ | January 1 | Ronald Hawkins
    ...Initial reports say the officer was not hit and is uninjured. The suspect has taken off on foot, and authorities in the area are searching for him
  • Virgin Atlantic VS43 emergency: Live updates as passenger plane circles Gatwick

    12/29/2014 7:27:25 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 9 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | Decemeber 29 | Sam Rkaina
    Multiple eye witnesses have claimed the problem is with the landing gear not working properly on one side. Virgin has confirmed in the last few minutes the plane is to make a 'non standard' landin
  • United Technologies CEO Chenevert Abruptly Steps Down (DoD contractor)

    11/24/2014 8:12:14 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 30 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 24 | Ted Mann & Angelea Chen
    United Technologies Corp. Chief Executive Louis Chenevert abruptly stepped down, startling people inside and outside the industrial conglomerate he led for six years.
  • Mali suffers second Ebola case with death of a nurse

    11/11/2014 7:04:39 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    AFP / The Malaysian Insider ^ | November 12 | Staff
    Mali has suffered a new case of Ebola infection separate from its only other one detected last month with the death of a nurse who treated a patient from Guinea, medical sources said late Tuesday. "The nurse, who had been in contact with a Guinean national who died of the illness, died in turn," said official at the Pasteur Clinic in the capital Bamako, where the male nurse worked.
  • Conflict Kitchen closes indefinitely after death threat (Hates Jews; rec'd Heinz $$$)

    11/08/2014 2:17:09 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    Post Gazette ^ | November 8 | Staff
    Oakland restaurant Conflict Kitchen has closed until further notice after receiving a letter containing death threats, according to a post on its Facebook page... Conflict Kitchen recently has been the focus of controversy over its serving of Palestinian food with anti-Israel messages on the food wrappers.
  • [BBC Update Ebola: London woman tests negative] Ebola crisis: Woman admitted to London hospital with

    11/03/2014 12:38:53 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 28 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | November 3 | Nina Massey
    A woman admitted to a London hospital last night is being tested for the Ebola virus, it has been confirmed. The patient has a history of travel in west Africa and is described as suffering from a "haemorrhagic fever". It is thought she presented herself to St George's Hospital in Tooting, south London, with a high temperature.
  • Texas Wants 2nd Possible Ebola Patient Put in Protective Custody (Is he the homeless guy?)

    10/06/2014 6:21:26 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 31 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | October 6 | David Lee
    DALLAS (CN) - Texas wants a second patient "reasonably suspected of being infected" with Ebola put into protective custody in Dallas. Dr. David L. Lakey, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, filed a motion for a temporary order of protective custody Monday in Dallas County Court. The unidentified patient, sued as "M.W.L.," is "reasonably suspected of being infected with a communicable disease (Ebola) that presents an immediate threat to public health," the 4-page motion states. "Further, movant has determined that proposed patient is a threat to himself or others if not immediately restrained. Further, sources charged with...
  • Texas Orders Family of Ebola Patient to Stay Home

    10/02/2014 4:34:15 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 68 replies
    News Release October 2, 2014 Out of an abundance of caution, Texas and Dallas County health officials have ordered four close family members of the Dallas Ebola patient to stay home and not have any visitors to prevent the potential spread of disease. We have tried and true protocols to protect the public and stop the spread of this disease, said Dr. David Lakey, Texas health commissioner. This order gives us the ability to monitor the situation in the most meticulous way. The local health department had previously instructed the family to stay home, but a strict public health control...
  • Jesse Matthew, Suspect in Hannah Grahams Abduction, in Custody

    09/24/2014 4:23:14 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 104 replies
    Associated Press / NBC 4 ^ | September 24 | Staff
    Jesse Matthew, the man wanted by police for allegedly abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is in police custody, News4's Julie Carey reports. According to NBC29's Henry Graff, Matthew was arrested outside of Virginia and will be extradited to the Commonwealth at a later time.
  • Jet fighters to fly over D.C. in NORAD training exercise (Tonight)

    09/23/2014 8:34:04 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 22 | Phillip Swarts
    Dont be surprised if you see fighter jets flying over Washington, D.C., Tuesday night. The North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known by its acronym NORAD, will be conducting a training exercise in the national capitals airspace from midnight Tuesday until 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from the agency.