Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
New Law Puts Lifesaving Drug Into More Hands friends and family administer potentially life-saving medication to people overdosing on opioids, including heroin. Paramedics across the region have been using the drug for years. In Cabell County, Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli says it has saved a lot of lives. 03/21/2015 - 1:06 pm | View Link
Pit Bull Mauls Toddler, Owners Claim They Are Being ‘Bullied’ To Get Rid Of Dog Neighbors of the pit bull owners want the dog gone from the neighborhood due to the amount of children ... Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers accounted for 74 percent of these deaths, according to DogBites. Chris Loney, the father of the pit bull attack ... 01/30/2015 - 5:13 am | View Link
One-year-old dies after drinking liquid nicotine used in popular e-cigarettes A one-year-old baby died in Upstate New York on Tuesday after ... was for an e-cigarette but officials expressed their concern about similar accidents happening to children of e-cigarette smokers in the future. 'One teaspoon of liquid nicotine could ... 12/13/2014 - 7:08 am | View Link
North Dakota Set To Be First State to Pass Radical ‘Personhood’ Amendment The pool has a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percent. Robert Wood, a professor of political science at UND who helped conduct the poll, told the Forum News Service that for the measure to be defeated, all of the 17 percent of undecided voters would ... 10/22/2014 - 2:53 am | View Link
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A losing bidder who claimed the Patrick administration gave a company operated by the Communist Chinese government the “inside track” on a lucrative contract to manufacture Red and Orange Line subway cars was dealt a legal setback yesterday. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Kaplan yesterday denied rival Hyundai Rotem’s request for a preliminary injunction — which would have halted the $566.6 million subway car contract between the MBTA and China CNR Corp., signed in the final weeks of Gov.
Jarkelious Kelly, a graduating senior at Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Woodville-Tompkins High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation.
Jarkelious has a 3.0 grade-point average, works at a fast food restaurant and is involved in the Savannah Youth Council, Neighborhood Youth Ambassadors and the Student Leadership Team.
Students from Marshpoint Elementary and May Howard Elementary recently participated in the Coastal STEMfest hosted by the Coastal Middle School Technology Student Association.
The event featured conference-style competitions related to science, technology, engineering and math taught at Coastal Middle School. Fourth- and fifth-graders were guided through designing, building and testing planes, bridges, robot video games and dragsters.
Marshpoint Elementary students earned the most points in the five combined categories and were presented with the STEMfest banner to hang in their school.
Savannah Arts Academy student Eric R. Aupperle has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship from the University of Chicago.
Aupperle was one of 2,200 students in the nation to receive a National Merit Scholarship financed by a U. S. college or university. Sponsor colleges select scholarship winners each year from among the finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
These awards provide students with $500 to $2,000 annually for up to four years.
Earlier this spring, St.
Lathrop murder suspect arrestedSTOCKTON — Employees of a downtown Stockton business on Wednesday helped authorities apprehend a man who was wanted for murder in Lathrop, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said. On Monday, the Sheriff’s Office distributed a photograph of Reginald Holland, 58, who was wanted in connection with the weekend shooting death of 52-