• heat wave June 29, 2021 3:43 pm

    What to Eat and Drink in a Heat Wave — and What to Skip

    Hydrating, no-cook foods are the order of the day when temperatures soar.

  • King October 21, 2019 10:09 pm

    USDA Recalls Sausage Patties Manufactured in Tennessee for Salmonella Risk

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee have been recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella. A Food Safety and Inspection Service statement released Friday says the ready-to-eat pork and turkey sausage products were made by George’s Prepared Food in Caryville, Tennessee.

  • NBC September 27, 2019 10:32 pm

    ACLU Files Complaint Against Government Returning Pregnant Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint “demanding an immediate end” to the government turning away pregnant asylum-seekers under the Trump administration’s remain in Mexico policy, NBC News reports. The Department of Homeland Security “has returned a significant number of pregnant women to Mexico … exposing them to further harm” in dangerous border towns, the ACLU of Texas and...

  • King September 17, 2019 10:09 pm

    General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour for E. Coli Risk

    General Mills has issued a nationwide recall over certain five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour due to the risk of a potentially deadly form of E. coli, the company and U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced. The voluntary recall affects bags of flour with a better if used by date of Sept. 6, 2020, a recall...

  • Hamden Police Department September 3, 2019 10:34 am

    Condition of Dog Abandoned in Hamden Improving

    A dog found abandoned in Hamden is improving and could be ready for adoption in a few weeks, according to police.

  • Hamden Police Department August 23, 2019 5:59 pm

    Dog Suffering from Painful Condition Abandoned in Hamden

    A dog suffering from a severe skin condition and dehydration was abandoned in Hamden and police and animal control are asking anyone with information to come forward.

  • United States July 18, 2019 10:26 am

    How Do I Know If I'm Dehydrated? The Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    It’s hot outside — and it’s about to get a lot hotter for millions of Americans this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat watches, warnings and advisories in the Plains, Midwest and parts of the East Coast. More heat alerts are expected later this week, as temperatures in cities like Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. could reach...

  • United States July 1, 2019 1:30 pm

    Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on the Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

    Excited to hit the pool this summer? A new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may make you think twice before you dive in. Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium, a parasite spread through the feces of infected humans or animals, increased an average 13% a year from 2009 to 2017, the CDC announced in a report published Friday....

  • Texas June 10, 2019 8:34 am

    Lost Texas Hiker Rescued After Week in Arkansas Wilderness

    Searchers have found a Fort Worth man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas.

  • United States August 28, 2018 11:41 pm

    Cargill Says 25K Pounds of Ground Beef May Be Tainted

    U.S. agricultural officials say Fort Morgan, Colorado-based Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling nearly 25,300 pounds (11,400 kilograms) of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli.

  • Congress June 11, 2018 10:37 am

    Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect

    Net neutrality is no longer the law of the land as of Monday, June 11, 2018. State governments are also taking action in the face of its repeal by the FCC, with more than half of the states exploring their own net neutrality legislation. The House of Representatives may vote to overturn the repeal after the Senate passed the measure in May.

  • United States February 10, 2018 12:52 pm

    41 Security Guards in Pyeongchang Hospitalized After Norovirus Outbreak

    The International Olympic Committee said it was isolating 1,200 people handling security for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and distributing leaflets about preventing infection after 41 security guards were hospitalized with vomiting amid an outbreak of norovirus. South Korea has moved military troops in to handle security in the interim, NBC News reported. The nasty stomach bug causes vomiting, cramps...

  • coach October 24, 2017 9:02 am

    Stratford High Student Stops During Race to Help Sick Competitor

    Last week, as the Stratford High School senior and his teammates on the school’s cross country team were running in the Southwest Conference Championship, Ryan noticed a runner from another team face down on the ground. Ryan was in the top third of the field, in position to have the best time of his team. But when he spotted that...

  • Donald Trump September 1, 2017 12:05 am

    Milwaukee Sheriff, Trump Supporter Clarke Resigns

    Outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, resigned on Thursday.

  • Donald Trump May 21, 2017 11:58 pm

    DHS Hopeful David Clarke Denies Plagiarism in Master's Thesis

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he’s been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master’s thesis on homeland security, while the Naval Postgraduate School confirmed Sunday that it’s reviewing the allegations. The denial followed a CNN report Saturday saying Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his...

  • United States May 19, 2017 11:26 pm

    Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on the Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

    The parasite can spread when people swallow something that has come into contact with the feces (poop) of a sick person, such as pool water contaminated with diarrhea.

  • Donald Trump May 17, 2017 5:01 pm

    Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke Takes Job With Homeland Security

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he’s taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. The tough-talking, cowboy hat-wearing firebrand said in an interview with WISN-AM talk radio host Vicki McKenna that he will work...

  • georgia January 2, 2017 12:49 pm

    Duke's Coach K Takes Leave for Back Surgery

    Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery. The school announced Monday that the procedure is scheduled for Friday, with an anticipated recovery time of four weeks. Associate head coach Jeff Capel will take over in Krzyzewski’s absence, starting with a home game Wednesday night against Boston College. Krzyzewski will...

  • georgia January 2, 2017 10:00 am

    Duke's Coach K Takes Leave for Back Surgery

    Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery. The school announced Monday that the procedure is scheduled for Friday, with an anticipated recovery time of four weeks. Associate head coach Jeff Capel will take over in Krzyzewski’s absence, starting with a home game Wednesday night against Boston College. Krzyzewski will...

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