Baron O’Field normally works behind the scenes as a certified surgical technologist, but now, he's a door screener.
Madison County took its hardest hit yet from the coronavirus Monday, when the state announced that 11 people who were residents of a local assisted-living facility had died.
Narrow restriction of local information about confirmed cases of COVID-19 begs the question: What is the appropriate balance between protecting an individual’s identity and the public’s right to information during a public health crisis?
Many people are using technology to help with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some are using tech to help others.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The Texas Department of Corrections has reversed course and will now allow employees to wear protective masks inside the prisons.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s coastal cities were quick to shutdown beaches to curb the spread of COVID-19. That was until Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place order late last week reopened the beaches.
San Francisco’s intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets was ground zero during the “Summer of Love”; a 1967 gathering of young people searching for an alternative lifestyle that included free love, free-flowing drugs, free food and psychedelic rock.
RIVESVILLE — Just a few miles north of Fairmont — the county seat of Marion County — lies the small town of Rivesville.
Perhaps in your own life, if you love books as I do, there is a bookstore that looms like magic in the recesses of your mind, where dreams and daylight meet and the fairytale world of story is an oasis -- particularly now, when you can go nowhere.
PITTSBURGH -- In two previous viral outbreaks, spanning almost 20 years, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh worked to develop vaccines.
There is a saying in the military that in order to win a war, you need boots on the ground. In the epicenter of the COVID-19 battle, Indiana native Dr. Ben Obaseki has his boots on the ground in Brooklyn, New York.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- With Tahlequah, Oklahoma, having two hospitals, it is home to many health care workers - and many are putting their lives on the line during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lindsey Johnson, 33, is one of them.
GRAHAM – Three more confirmed COVID-19 cases in Graham brought the total to four and the residents of Graham have been told to “shelter-in-place” to slow its spread.
Since 1984, Anderson Community Schools driver Debra Blankenship has fired up her school bus to pick up and drop off students, most recently at Anderson Elementary, Anderson Intermediate and Anderson High School.
U.S. Sen. James Lankford said there are a lot of lessons to be learned from a nationwide shortage of personal protection equipment ignited by increased demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHARLEVOIX — Aaron Pegg and his wife Michelle started a new business last week with their friends Becky and Scott Mason.
Union County Commissioners, Evangelical Community Hospital, and Geisinger have sent a four-page letter to the Bureau of Prisons seeking detailed information about federal prisoners being sent to to the U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg and the Federal Correctional Complex at Allenwood.
As the parents of three young children, Nick and Jamie Lupaschuk are accustomed to a certain amount of chaos in their daily lives. But they, like many others, are dealing with a unique set of uncertainties as they await the birth of their fourth child in early May.
Officials at Evangelical Community Hospital confirmed the hospital’s first two positive tests and two more Bucknell University students were tested as COVID-19 continued its spread across Pennsylvania on Thursday.
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma's interim president delivered the first draft of the university's strategic plan to the Board of Regents Wednesday in a closed-door executive session that created more questions than answers.
Details of a police-involved shooting Friday on the city's east side have been released in a probable cause affidavit outlining two counts of attempted murder filed against the defendant. Jeremy R. Ross, 37, of Terre Haute, appeared Wednesday morning in Vigo Superior Court 3, where Judge Sarah Mullican set his bail at $150,000 after reading multiple charges filed by the Vigo County Prosecutor's Office, including attempted murder.
BOSTON — College athletes rake in billions of dollars a year for their schools, cable networks and collegiate associations, but they aren't allowed to be compensated for their talents.
Before dying of a methamphetamine overdose early on Aug. 1, 2017, La Salle County, Texas, prisoner James Dean Davis, aka “Country,” moaned and yelled for most of the night. Sweat dripped off him in a chilly holding cell, as vomit ran red, like Kool-Aid, on the floor.
ATLANTA — Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in Atlanta this week for the Democratic primary debate, pitched his new affordable college plan to black college students.
TAFT, Okla. – Tess Harjo, 28, couldn’t restraint her joy. She hugged and hugged her aunts, her grandmother and other relatives, one after another, on her first day of freedom from prison in nearly two years.
LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania — Because her surgeon reluctantly sacrificed sleeping in on a Saturday to attend a 6:15 a.m. lecture, Kathy Lahr awoke from her mastectomy with no pain.
DANVILLE, Pennsylvania — Three infants being treated at the neonatal intensive care unit in a central Pennsylvania hospital have died since early August, hospital officials said this week.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said he thinks residents are ready for the state to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana based on the responses from the public prompted by Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s statewide listening tour on the issue.
HARRISBURG – Corrections officers are too often left alone to supervise dozens of inmates and state officials are underestimating the scope of the problem, the head of the Pennsylvania State corrections Officers Association said this week.
CATLETTSBURG An Eastern Kentucky county and its insurance carrier have reached a $1.75 million civil settlement with the estate of a man who died at the county jail due to alleged abuse by former jail guards.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Fifty years after the Apollo 11 crew lifted off in a Huntsville-designed Saturn V rocket for a historic visit to the moon, the Rocket City lived up to its name once again.
JANESVILLE, Minn. — Police report a man intending to burglarize a home in this Minnesota farm town offered to share meth with the owner when he discovered the uninvited visitor.
As technology continues to expand and improve, surgical patients are among those reaping some of the greatest benefits.
“I’m empty and aching and I don’t know why, counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike, they’ve all come to look for America,” sang Simon & Garfunkel in 1968 on “Bookends,” the literary album covering youthful innocence and old age.
ARLINGTON, Minn. – The remains of a young airman killed in the wreckage of an Air Force cargo plane that crashed into an Alaskan mountain more than 66 years ago were laid to rest by his family in a solemn military burial Saturday.
ASHLAND, Ky. – Concealed carry instructors in Kentucky say they are still encouraging firearms owners to get formal training before carrying a concealed weapon — even if the law in Kentucky no longer requires it.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Aspirations that the new conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn the decision legalizing abortion nationwide have energized Alabama Republicans to consider a clear-cut case.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – A city police officer assigned to a Tennessee elementary school was credited Tuesday with uncovering an apparent plot by at least two sixth graders to carry out a school shooting and their suicides.
ATLANTA – President Donald Trump brought his campaign for a border wall to the frontlines of the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis: a conference for substance abuse professionals.
DELPHI, Ind. – Authorities Monday released a faintly fuzzy, 3-second video of a double murder suspect taken by one of the two schoolgirl victims before her death more than two years ago near this small Indiana town.
When 12 students and one teacher were killed at Columbine High School 20 years ago, it not only became what at the time was the worst high school shooting in U.S. history. It also marked when American society was first handed a script for a new form of violence in schools.
BOSTON — Hundreds of high-ranking state employees in Massachusetts could be forced to file financial disclosures dating back years because of a computer system “glitch" discovered by a reporter.
TRAVERSE CITY — The story of Maxine and Walt Pieschke started more than 75 years ago on the east side of Detroit, where they both grew up and belonged to the same church.