73 San Quentin inmates with Legionnaires' disease symptoms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the number of inmates at San Quentin State Prison showing respiratory illness symptoms increased to 73.

State corrections department spokeswoman Dana Simas said Monday...

4th Legionnaires' disease death at Illinois veterans' home

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported two more deaths from Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at a western Illinois veterans' home.

The new cases increase the...

State report: E-cigarette use doubles among Utah youth

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Veronica Ford delivered a message Monday to fellow Utah teenagers: Don't fall for the cool mist and bright-colored flavors of increasingly popular e-cigarettes.

Ford, 14, spoke at a news...

Some Verdi water contaminated with E. Coli; no use order

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County health officials are warning residents in a section of Verdi west of Reno to refrain from using water from the public system after it was found to be contaminated with E....

Lost California hiker survived 9 days with broken leg

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 62-year-old hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada with a broken leg endured freezing nighttime temperatures and crawled two days for water before getting the...

Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.

The decision from U.S....

Livestock disease continues to be found in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A highly contagious livestock disease continues to be found in South Dakota facilities.

The state Animal Industry Board says vesicular stomatitis virus has been found at 29 locations in...

Late OU linebacker's mother targets prescription drugs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The mother of a University of Oklahoma football player who died of a prescription drug overdose shared the story of her son's death to help launch a public campaign Monday aimed at bringing...