By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who returned to the United States from West Africa and developed a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, the city health department said on Thursday. Preliminary test results were expected in the next 12 hours, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement. ...
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The former mayor of a small Louisiana city was arrested on Thursday and charged with 40 counts of possessing child pornography, prosecutors said. Wilson Longanecker Jr., 41, who served as mayor of Sorrento, about 50 miles northwest of New Orleans, from 2011 to 2013, was also charged with one count of obstruction of justice for attempting to hide evidence, prosecutors said. "Crimes like this illustrate how important it is to actively, aggressively pursue those who exploit our children," said Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell in a statement. ...
Israel pledged Thursday a tough response to any further attacks in Jerusalem as police flooded flashpoint Arab neighbourhoods after a Palestinian rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and killed a baby. The second deadly incident involving a Palestinian vehicle in three months, Wednesday's attack prompted a sharp warning from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "Jerusalem is united and was, and always will be, the eternal capital of Israel. Police dubbed as a "hit-and-run terror attack" Wednesday's incident in which Abdelrahman Shaludi, 21, drove at high speed into a crowd of Israelis, killing the baby and injuring another six people.
A semi-truck rolled over on Interstate 5 near the Vollmers exit Thursday morning blocking all south bound lanes and one north bound lane.
Construction crews hit a gas main in North Chico Thursday morning, prompting the evacuation of nearby residents.
Traffic was diverted off Highway 99 north of Chico after a head-on crash early Thursday.
A man officials believe stabbed another man in the head with an ice pick has turned himself in to police.
Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites.
Jay Cutler is the highest-paid quarterback this season and Brian Urlacher says that's the only thing elite about his former teammate.
Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at quarterback for the Tennessee Titans against the visiting Houston Texans, coach Ken Whisenhunt confirmed Thursday.
During his time as the Minnesota Vikings' head coach, Leslie Frazier had contrasting relationships with the two star players on his offense: Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin.