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  • California gun restraining order may deter suicide

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's first-in-the-nation gun restraining order legislation was born out of a college-town rampage that left six people dead at the hands of a killer whose family felt helpless to stop him. Advocates say its greatest use actually might come not in...

  • The US Ebola case: 5 things to know

    Yesterday

    Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Five things to know about the case: WHEN AND HOW IT HAPPENED Health officials say they don't know how the...

  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified man was critically ill and has been in...

  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FIRST CASE OF EBOLA DIAGNOSED IN US The patient is in isolation at a Dallas hospital after traveling from Liberia to visit family in Texas. 2. WHO ELSE MIGHT BE AT RISK...

  • SD hospitals are equipped to handle Ebola patients

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Hospitals in South Dakota say they are equipped to safely manage patients infected with Ebola. Avera Health says it has rooms to host sick patients in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Aberdeen, Marshall, Mitchell and Yankton. Sanford Health says it has more than 30 rooms...

  • Judge's supervision over Phoenix jails continues

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Phoenix-area jails will remain under the court's oversight to ensure adequate medical and mental health care services for inmates awaiting trial. U.S. District Judge Neil Wake issued a 66-page ruling, more than six months after...

  • Washoe county confirms 1st human case of West Nile

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Washoe County. County health officials said Tuesday the case involves a man over 50 who could have been bitten by a mosquito while recently traveling outside the county. However, they say they also...

  • Muskegon County, Detroit, get lead abatement aid

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The federal government has awarded $4.74 million to Muskegon County and Detroit authorities to protect children from lead poisoning at home. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the grants Tuesday. It says 39 state and local agencies...

  • Coaches use large network to watch for injury

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult. Behind the coach can be 100 players and dozens of assistants and staffers packed into an area 50...

  • Police missing autistic man safe, in good health

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick police say a man with autism who has been missing since Thursday was found safe. Officers said Tuesday afternoon that 24-year-old Tijuani Jones was found in Howard County. Police say he was taken to a hospital and was found to be in overall good health....

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