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  • O'Hare passenger evaluated for Ebola in Kenosha is sent back to Liberia

    O'Hare passenger evaluated for Ebola in Kenosha is sent back to Liberia
    A pregnant woman from Liberia was returned Thursday to her home country for immigration violations after being detained at O’Hare International Airport and sent to a Wisconsin jail, where she was monitored for the Ebola virus as a precaution –...
  • New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.

    New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.
    Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms. At least four Baltimore-area...
  • Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen

    Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen
    People who contract Ebola in West Africa can get through airport screenings and onto a plane with a lie and a lot of ibuprofen, according to healthcare experts who believe more must be done to identify infected travelers. At the very least, they said,...
  • Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?

    Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?
    Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak? A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
  • Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach

    Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach
    Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates. Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...
  • Eric Frein search seems to intensify

    Eric Frein search seems to intensify
    The search for Eric Frein seemed to intensify Monday as state troopers and specialized agents continued to comb northern Monroe County. Police presence along Route 447 north of Eric Frein's home and Route 390 south remained heavy, as armed state...
  • Protests planned to target U.S. southern border entry ports

    Protests planned to target U.S. southern border entry ports
    American citizens describing themselves as "deeply concerned" with Obama administration immigration policies plan a mass protest on Saturday to press their demand to seal the southern border by blocking traffic at more than a dozen U.S. crossings....
  • Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port

    Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port
    A shipment of aluminum sheets from China had to be fumigated at the port of Baltimore this week after a snail species never seen locally before was spotted on the outside of a shipping container, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The...
  • Migrant boat with 22 aboard intercepted off Highland Beach

    Migrant boat with 22 aboard intercepted off Highland Beach
    Palm Beach County deputies and the Coast Guard intercepted a boat carrying a group of migrants off Highland Beach on Thursday. CBS12, the Sun Sentinel's news partner, reported that 21 people on the boat were from Haiti and 1 from Jamaica. The boat...
  • Penalties for fake IDs are severe

    As students have returned to college campuses for a new school year, I want to take this opportunity to remind them of the detrimental ramifications that may result from using or possessing a fake driver’s license or identification card....
  • Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death

    Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death
    James Patrick Wonder couldn't convince a Broward judge that he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a federal agent during a road range incident in 2008. Now, after an appeals court ruling last week, it looks like he'll have to take his claim...