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More Ebola cases in past week than any other

Posted 6:07 AM 8/29/2014 by Hunter Robinson

DAKAR, Senegal - The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening. In an update Friday, the U.N. health agency said more than 500 cases were recorded over the past week (More)


Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

Posted 6:52 AM 8/28/2014 by Margery A. Beck

OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by (More)


High school student dies after attack at school

Posted 7:21 AM 8/27/2014 by Hunter Robinson

ALEXANDRIA - A student at Natchitoches Central High School has died after he was beaten during a fight.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith.

Smith was attacked in what police are calling a random act of violence. He was air lifted to the hospital following the (More)


Psychiatrist sentenced in Medicare fraud case

Psychiatrist sentenced in Medicare fraud case

Posted 6:03 AM 8/26/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Federal authorities say a Louisiana psychiatrist has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme. The Justice Department says Dr. Zahid Imran was sentenced Monday for his role in the $258 million scheme. The department says (More)


Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

Posted 10:11 AM 8/25/2014 by Michael Felberbaum

FORT LEE, VA - A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage in the office (More)

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