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Google's parent sends Internet balloons to reconnect Puerto Rico cell phones

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:29:37 -0400

Two Project Loon balloons are hovering over Puerto Rico, giving some AT&T customers the ability to send texts and emails and get basic access to Web.


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2nd bacteria ID'd in mass food poisoning linked to jambalaya fundraiser

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:51:31 -0400

As of Friday, 125 cases of a gastrointestinal illness were confirmed, with 37 people hospitalized.


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Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion — for now

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:01:59 -0400

A federal appeals court sought a compromise Friday in an undocumented teen's battle with the Trump administration over an abortion.


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Puerto Ricans find refuge in New Jersey as mass exodus from hurricane-stricken island continues

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:02:37 -0400

New Jersey becomes home to Puerto Ricans fleeing the island as well as those displaced by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida.


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Suit seeks to block ‘illegal’ removal of Confederate monument in Louisiana

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:48:41 -0400

The Shreveport chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy filed its lawsuit after the Caddo Parish Commission voted to remove the monument from the grounds of the courthouse.


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Slain Lawman Honored With Vegas Procession

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:44:12 -0400

A Las Vegas police officer killed in the October 1st shooting massacre was honored Friday with a procession along the Vegas strip. Hundreds of police officers were also on hand for the funeral of Charleston Hartfield. (Oct. 20)


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Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 19:39:20 -0400

The Clark County Coroner released the names of all 58 victims on Thursday, which includes people from California to Canada.


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Slain Lawman Honored With Vegas Procession

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:44:11 -0400

A Las Vegas police officer killed in the October 1st shooting massacre was honored Friday with a procession of first responders along the Vegas strip. Hundreds of police officers were also on hand for the funeral of Charleston Hartfield. (Oct. 20)


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The Wall: Explore 2,000 miles between U.S., Mexico

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:12:36 -0400

An examination of the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border reveals the consequences of President Trump's border wall plan.


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Coast is clear? Some near Naples still struggling after Irma

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:43:01 -0400

"The Paradise Coast is clear!" announces the area's tourism website. But that's not true for several communities in Collier County.


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Calif. Evacuees Stunned By Wildfire Devastation

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:09:06 -0400

Residents of Santa Rosa, California were allowed to return Friday to areas ravaged by recent wildfires. Officials say more than eight thousand structures were destroyed by flames that tore through the region in Northern California. (Oct. 20)


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Disorder won't keep student from spreading smiles or classmates from voting him on homecoming court

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:51:23 -0400

Graham Quarels, who was born with Williams syndrome, said he was surprised when his classmates nominated him for the court.


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New doc 'JANE' surprised even Jane Goodall herself

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:04:05 -0400

Although there have been a number of documentaries about Dr Jane Goodall, a new one called 'JANE' surprised even Goodall herself. It contains more than 100 hours of footage shot in the 1960's of Goodall researching chimpanzees in Tanzania. The material was commissioned by National Geographic but stored in its archives for years_until now. (Oct. 20)


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Why cocaine cut with fentanyl ‘changes the game’

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:57:31 -0400

Even trace amounts of fentanyl — the equivalent of a grain of salt — could be enough to trigger an overdose.


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Body cams might not be effective at lowering use of force by police

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:25:12 -0400

A new study suggests police body cams might not be effective at reducing excessive force or citizen complaints. Video provided by Newsy


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Warrantless ICE arrest of man inside house under investigation

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:39:46 -0400

A video taken by a man remodeling a house in Oregon shows federal immigration agents arresting his co-worker, even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home.


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Animals at Brookfield Zoo enjoy pumpkin treat

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:25:08 -0400

Several of the animals at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago enjoyed Halloween treats on Friday. They included the western lowland gorillas; Hani, one of the sloth bears; the Rodrigues fruit bats; a carpet python; and the pygmy hippos. (Oct. 20)


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Lawyer says actress accusing Weinstein is scared

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:22:45 -0400

The Los Angeles lawyer for an Italian actress who has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape says it has had a 'humongous impact on her life"' and she is extremely scared. (Oct. 20)


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Texas town asks hurricane victims to sign pro-Israel pledge for relief

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:01:13 -0400

A state law in Texas could prevent anyone who boycotts Israel from receiving Hurricane Harvey aid. Video provided by Newsy


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Ex actress alleges Harvey Weinstein harassed her

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:49:06 -0400

Warning: Graphic language. A former actress says Harvey Weinstein exposed himself to her and told her she needed to be 'good' if she wanted to succeed. Heather Kerr later quit acting. Weinstein is facing criminal charges in three cities. (Oct. 20)


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Melissa Joan Hart remakes favorite childhood film

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:19:03 -0400

Melissa Joan Hart has directed a remake of the 80's cult classic 'The Watcher in the Woods.' It debuts Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. EST on Lifetime. (Oct. 20)


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The U.S. Air Force is facing a 'quiet crisis'

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:07:09 -0400

The Air Force's ranks grew during the 2016 fiscal year, so why is there still a shortage of pilots. The Air Force is currently 1,500 pilots short of the 20,300 it is mandated to have.


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Alabama cop-killer raises middle fingers, curses state as he is put to death

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:29:23 -0400

Supreme Court refuses to halt the execution amid a lawsuit over the lethal injection protocol.


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