Seattle Children's closes 10 operating rooms until January
Seattle Children's Hospital will close 10 operating rooms until January as officials continue their battle to eradicate mold at the facility. This week, Aspergillus, a potentially deadly mold, was found in some operating rooms for the second time this year. It prompted the state health department to investigate. Officials have responded by inspecting the facility’s air handling unit, including all filters, in collaboration with an industrial hygienist.
Child who nearly drowned in Fresno County remains in critical condition
The boy who nearly drowned on New Year's Day remains in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon, Fresno County Sheriff's Office confirms.
Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to children's hospital dies at 76
A part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips over 30 years to a Pittsburgh children's hospital died early Tuesday.
Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips over 30 years to a Pittsburgh children's hospital died early Tuesday.Albert Lexie died of an undisclosed health condition, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center officials. He was 76.
Ways to Make City Contracting More Inclusive
Priya Lane of Lawyers for Civil Rights discusses how Boston could reduce the stark disparities in contact spending and engage more business owned by women an...
New push underway to find Hillsboro mother and child who disappeared 13 years ago
There’s a new push to get information on the whereabouts of of Amanda Jones, who disappeared from Hillsboro in 2005.
Why Tahlequah the mourning orca is every mom who has lost a child
'I think every baby-loss parent I have ever met relates to Tahlequah.'
Mother who smoked marijuana before breastfeeding facing child cruelty charges
Deputies say a woman admitted to smoking marijuana before she breastfed her infant who was taken to the hospital because of seizures.
10 additional people contract Zika in Florida, takes toll to 14
On Monday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 additional people in Florida with the Zika virus who likely contracted it through a mosquito bite. This brings the total number of people with locally-transmitted Zika to 14. DOH believes that active transmissions of the Zika virus are still only occurring in the one small area in Miami-Dade County, just…
Still no word on Essential Air Service contract
September 23 has come and gone. That was the date that officials with Quincy Regional Airport had hoped to hear from the U.S. Department of Transportation as to which of the four airlines vying for the Essential Air Service contract would receive the contract for Quincy Regional Airport.
Man dies after ignoring new tattoo advice, catches infection from ocean
A man who had just received a new tattoo died days later after ignoring advice to avoid swimming in the ocean for at least two weeks.
Man who shot wife, self before 12-year-old child finds bodies identified
SAN ANTONIO - The man who shot his wife and himself before his 12-year-old child found their bodies has been identified. The Bexar County Medical Examiner identified Yasef Ruiz Cortez as the man who killed his wife then himself on Nov. 21 during an apparent murder-suicide. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Aidee Rueda, 33, and her kids did not spend the night in the house due to a dispute she had with Cortez. She came by the next morning with a…
Packers top rookie signs contract
The Green Bay Packers signed their top draft pick, cornerback Kevin King to a rookie contract on Thursday. King, the 33rd overall selection out of Washington, became the sixth of the Packers 10 dra…
Bluebonnet Hill Golf Club announces closure after concerns with water contract
The golf club's 30-year contract ends next year, but Austin Energy says it has not denied a contract renewal.
Celtics Convert Tacko Fall’s Exhibit 10 Contract Into Two-Way Deal
With time winding down until the first game of the NBA regular season, Boston Celtics fans have been concerned about the fate of their beloved Tacko Fall, who many hoped would somehow find a way to…
Why Blake Bortles Likes Tom Brady’s Way Of Handling Contract Situation
Tom Brady’s on-field talents aren’t the only thing Blake Bortles appreciates about the New England Patriots quarterback. Brady has been the epitome of a team player over the course of h…
What Manny Machado’s Huge Padres Contract Means For Red Sox’s Future
Manny Machado reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in a move that has ramifications from coast to coast. The biggest impact, of course, will be…
A Buffalo Wild Wings Worker Died After Exposure To A Cleaning Agent. 10 Other People Went To...
(CNN) -- A Buffalo Wild Wings employee died -- and 10 other people were sent to hospitals -- after they were exposed to a cleaning agent used on the kitchen floor of one of the chain's Boston-area restaurants Thursday evening, fire officials said. The worker who died apparently was trying to squeegee the sanitizer off the floor after a coworker who started using it was overcome by fumes, Burlington interim Fire Chief Michael Patterson told reporters.
Woman shot 9 times released from hospital, questions why no arrest has been made
A woman who was robbed, shot and left for dead 92 days ago on the steps of her New Orleans home was released from the hospital Thursday but fears for her safety as the people responsible still roam...
Panthers Reid: New contract more proof NFL owners colluded
CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) - Eric Reid has signed a three-year contract worth more than $22 million with the Carolina Panthers, a deal the safety believes is additional proof that NFL owners conspired to keep him out of the league last season. Reid said Monday he believes he got "fair market value" after making just $1. 69 million last season from the Panthers. "If anything, it proves my point from last year," Reid said. "I didn't sign until the (fourth) week and did…