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  • Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death

    Judge rules Morgan Arnold can plead insanity in father's death
    A Howard County judge ruled Wednesday that a teenager accused in her father's killing can plead not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, reversing his earlier decision that her plea was not filed on time. Sixteen-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's...
  • Gov. Brown talks Ebola readiness with officials, hospitals, nurses

    Gov. Brown talks Ebola readiness with officials, hospitals, nurses
    Even with no confirmed cases of Ebola in California, the state's readiness for the disease was on Gov. Jerry Brown's agenda Tuesday, with the governor holding a series of meetings with public health officials and medical providers.  Among the agencies...
  • Court orders mental health evaluation for White House fence jumper

    Court orders mental health evaluation for White House fence jumper
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington on Tuesday ordered a 30 day mental health evaluation for Omar Gonzalez, the Iraq war veteran charged with jumping the fence of the White House and entering the presidential mansion with a knife last...
  • Colorado health officials recommend banning most pot confections

    DENVER (Reuters) - Pot-infused brownies, candies and other confections that are "naturally attractive to children" should be banned, according to recommendations on Monday by Colorado health officials to a task force charged with drafting rules on...
  • Colonial Behavioral Health Board has vacancy

    The York County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from those interested in serving on the Colonial Behavioral Health Board. The local community services board provides overall administration and coordination of "mental health, mental...
  • Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo is now virus-free; Nina Pham improving

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo no longer has Ebola, health officials announced Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Texas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded to "good" from "fair," and Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the opening of a...
  • U.S. issues new ebola protocals for health workers

    DALLAS - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government'...
  • Gearing up for the Ebola threat: Front & Center

    Last week, officials delayed a flight from Charlotte, N.C., to Tampa because a passenger complained of Ebola-like symptoms. Officials transferred other travelers to another plane, disinfected the first plane, and tested the passenger. It was a false...
  • Neighbors concerned about Osceola ammunition maker

    Neighbors concerned about Osceola ammunition maker
    The state and Osceola County have pledged as much as $265,000 to bring an ammunition factory to a business center that is also home to an after-school program, church and health department. Rattlesnake Tactical LLC, which is affiliated with U.S....
  • Ebola fear puts family in voluntary quarantine in Rock Island

    Ebola fear puts family in voluntary quarantine in Rock Island
    A Rock Island family is in voluntary isolation in its home after a relative arrived there from Ebola-stricken Liberia, officials confirmed Monday. One family member, Barhyeau Philips, has also agreed to go on paid leave from his grounds crew job at...
  • Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine

    Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine
    Flu season has officially begun, and though the risk of catching the disease is low this early in the season, health officials emphasize that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot as soon as possible. "Now is a great time to get vaccinated...