Texas Police Rescue Dozens Of Near Naked People From Suspected Human Smuggling Ring In Harris CountyPolice in Texas are investigating a possible human smuggling operation after nearly 30 people were found in a home in Harris County.Officials located the group after a man was seen running down a residential street in his underwear on Thursday night.
COVID In Illinois: Massive Northbrook Hotel Wedding Reception Called Potential ‘Super-Spreader Event’ By Cook County Health DepartmentA weekday wedding reception at a hotel in unincorporated Northbrook is being called a potential “super-spreader event” by county health officials and the hotel could face civil citations.
Some COVID Patients Struggling With Lingering Effects Months LaterResearchers are still trying to figure out COVID-19. One of the big questions or discrepancies is why some people get over it with no long-term effects while others are plagued with health issues for months.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Johns Hopkins Expert On How The COVID Vaccine Might Affect Pregnant Women: ‘We Don’t Know A Lot Yet’As two coronavirus vaccines are expected to receive federal approval in a matter of weeks and cases continue to spike across the U.S., medical experts are still trying to learn more about how the vaccine may affect pregnant women.
Every Vote Counts: Sausalito City Council Race Decided by Single VoteProving that every vote counts, a City Council race in Sausalito was finally decided nearly a month after Election Day by the slimmest of margins.
Cell Phones Couldn't Alert Residents Of Bond Fire Due To Public Safety Power ShutoffSome residents in those areas said they had no idea the Bond Fire was burning until neighbors alerted them by pounding on their front doors or they saw the glow of the flames from their windows.
Petition Filed To Change Name Of Mount Evans To Mount Blue SkyTwo Colorado Indian tribes have filed an official petition to change the name of Mount Evans.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting To Be Televised TonightThis year's ceremony is closed to the public, but will be televised.
Former FBI Director James Comey To Teach Course At Columbia UniversityThe schools says Comey will teach a course titled "Lawyers and Leaders."
Will The Oscars Be Held In-Person? Planning Reportedly Underway Despite PandemicWhile recent Hollywood awards shows have moved to virtual formats with limited-to-no people attendance, a representative for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences told Variety Tuesday that an "in-person telecast will happen."
Conception Dive Boat Captain Charged With 34 Counts Of Seaman’s ManslaughterThe captain of the P/V Conception, a Santa Barbara-based dive boat that caught fire last year off the coast of Santa Barbara, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman's manslaughter.
Source: St. Paul Police Officer Fired After Shooting Naked, Unarmed ManA source tells WCCO the St. Paul police officer who shot a man Saturday night has been fired.
Stimulus Package Update: Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan COVID Relief PlanCentrist Democrats and Republicans announced a $908 billion plan to address COVID relief that would help state and local governments, small businesses and individuals.
Starbucks Brings Back Free Coffee For Health Care Workers As COVID-19 Cases RiseStarbucks is bringing back its free coffee giveaway for first responders and health care workers as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.
Here Are The New Uniforms For This Year’s Army-Navy Football GameWhen Navy and Army take to the gridiron later this month, both teams will be sporting some special uniforms.
NYC COVID Advisory: Health Commissioner Urges Older, At-Risk New Yorkers To Stay HomeThe commissioner warned at-risk residents to take precautions, saying the city will help them get food and medical care.
Riverside Tones Down Annual Festival Of Lights At Mission InnThe annual Christmas display of thousands of blazing lights at the landmark hotel will be limited to socially-distanced light displays and décor, and there will be no switch-on ceremony this year. The hotel will also not bring in vendors or attractions.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Third-Highest Daily Case Increase Since Pandemic Began, Positivity Rate Over 7%Maryland hits its third-highest daily increase Tuesday morning as it adds 2,765 new coronavirus cases and the statewide positivity rate jumps back up past 7%.
Report: Stanford Hoover Institution Fellow Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns As Trump COVID-19 AdvisorDr. Scott Atlas, a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution who has faced controversy for advising President Donald Trump on the COVID-19 pandemic, has reportedly resigned.
Treasure Hunt: Dallas Record Store Owners Sift Through Million-Piece Collection In Search Of Valuable ItemsMore than one million records, movie and music posters.
Woman Recovering After Life-Saving Heart Transplant Doctor Calls ‘One In A Million’After eight hours in surgery over Thanksgiving, a Kankakee woman is recovering after she got a new heart. Her case is so unusual doctors say out of the thousands of transplants they do a year, maybe one like this ever happens.
‘Just To Be Safe’: Revere Residents Wait In Line At COVID Test Site After ThanksgivingThe Stop the Spread coronavirus testing site at Revere High School parking lot remained busy for most of the day Sunday. “Just to be safe,” said John Kim of Revere as he waited for a test.
Maryland-Based Novavax Says Phase 3 Trial For COVID-19 Vaccine Expected To Begin Soon In US, MexicoNovavax gave an update Monday on its COVID-19 vaccine clinical development progress.
COVID Cancellation: Coney Island’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge Nixed Due To PandemicThe Coney Island Polar Bear Club announced it is canceling what would have been the event's 117th year.
University Of California Extends Fall 2021 Application Deadline To December 4 Following Computer OutageProspective University of California students will get several extra days to submit their Fall 2021 applications following a computer outage over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Strictest Safer-At-Home Order In California Goes Into Effect Today For LA CountyThe new order, announced Friday, urges people to stay home as much as possible over the next three weeks, which just happens to be the run up to the Christmas and New Year holidays. The order will remain in effect until at least Dec. 20.
Tickets Required To View Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree This YearMayor Bill de Blasio said the city and state have agreed on a ticketing plan to limit crowd sizes during the pandemic.
Unemployment Claims Made In Scott Peterson And Other California Killers’ Names, Prosecutors SayAn unemployment claim has been filed in the name of convicted killer Scott Peterson - underscoring the fraud running rampant in California’s prisons and jails, prosecutors say.