Monday, October 20, 2014

National News

First Dallas nurse with Ebola to be sent to Maryland
DALLAS - The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.

Second Texas health worker with Ebola was on flight
NEW YORK - A top federal health official say a Texas health worker should not have been flying aboard a commercial airline after being exposed to Ebola.

Prosthetic leg reported stolen near stadium found
PHILADELPHIA - Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train.

First Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. dead
DALLAS - A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died.

Feds: Illinois man wanted to join Islamic State
CHICAGO - A suburban Chicago man has been charged with trying to travel overseas to support the Islamic State group.

High court denies gay marriage appeals
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

Officials ask about 80 to watch for Ebola symptoms
DALLAS - Health officials in Texas say they have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected with Ebola or someone close to him.

Police: One child hurt, school evacuated in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Police say one child has been injured and a high school has been evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, Kentucky.

Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school
MONROE, Conn. - A threat has led to the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut

Ohio police board bus, seize cap guns from first-grader
AKRON, Ohio - Police boarded a school bus in northeast Ohio and seized two toy cap guns from a 6-year-old boy they say was pointing them at other children.