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NYC doctor has Ebola

NYC doctor has Ebola

Posted 7:14 AM 10/24/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

NEW YORK- A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient who recently returned to the city following a stint with Doctors Without Borders.

The tests confirmed the doctor was sick with the illness Thursday. He had recently returned from work in West Africa.

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10/23/2014

Man on lawnmower booked with 3rd-offense DWI

Man on lawnmower booked with 3rd-offense DWI

Posted 8:03 AM 10/23/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BOYCE - Authorities say a 67-year-old Boyce man eluded a Rapides Parish sheriff's deputy by driving his lawnmower down a trail off La. Highway 121, but later was arrested on several charges. A deputy spotted Ralph Rufus Carroll driving his red riding lawnmower down the middle of the (More)

10/22/2014

Driver dies in Ouachita Parish crash

Driver dies in Ouachita Parish crash

Posted 7:17 AM 10/22/2014 by Hunter Robinson

WEST MONROE - State police say a Monroe man died when his car ran off the road into a ditch and overturned.

The accident happened Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 143 near West Monroe.

Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 32-year-old Jason Jones of Monroe was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his car

He says Jones was taken to Glenwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The crash remains under investigation.

10/21/2014

Oscar de la Renta is dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta is dead at 82

Posted 7:35 AM 10/21/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

NEW YORK - Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, the Associated Press reported late Monday.

The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars, was 82. De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, ABC News reported.

The Dominican-born De la Renta was among a group of (More)

10/20/2014

British royal couple's second child due in April

British royal couple's second child due in April

Posted 6:30 AM 10/20/2014

LONDON  - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April - the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. Kensington Palace also said in a statement Monday that the duchess, who has been sidelined by a prolonged bout of severe (More)

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