IL pregnant women contract Zika virus

The two IL women with the virus recently traveled to countries where Zika virus is found, and doctors are watching their health and their pregnancies. The CDC confirmed the presence of the virus. The child was born in Hawaii to a mother who had becom... More..

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by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

CDC warns pregnant travelers of Zika virus; 2 IL women test positive

The Illinois Department of Public Health said Tuesday doctors are monitoring the women's health and their pregnancies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel alert for people going to...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

CDC to Issue Zika Guidelines for Obstetricians

As the mother had lived in Brazil for a short while in 2015, she had become infected with Zika virus. Dr. Laura Riley, president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, told Reuters she has been working w...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

US imposes sanctions linked to Iran's ballistic missile

A day after the U.S. announced new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile tests, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the European Union will discuss this week if it needs to impose such measures. "Today ...More..

Weather forecast calls for up to 4 inches of snow Wednesday
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Weather forecast calls for up to 4 inches of snow Wednesday

Forecasters at AccuWeather say there is the potential for the midstate to receive about 6 to 12 inches of  snow  from  Friday  through  Saturday . North and east of I-64, especially through the higher elevation...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Heat: Moving forward with Iran

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said Monday the new sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missile program would have no effect on missile development. "I thank God for this blessing & bow to...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Sanctions end, sanctions continue, soldiers in Geneva

He did not elaborate. While these new liberties will benefit Iran, the Supreme Leader wrote in a letter to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, "I reiterate the need to be vigilant about the deceit and treache...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Two pregnant IL women contract Zika virus while on vacation

The Illinois Department of Public Health is alerting the public to the potential of contracting Zika virus while traveling worldwide. Babies born with the condition can have brains that are not fully develope...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

'Like Being Born Again': American Describes Being Freed From Iranian Prison

Rezaian said in a statement issued at the U.S. military's Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, where he and two other Americans freed as part of a prisoner swap brokered with Iran, that he looked forward to resu...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Champagne flowed when released Americans finally left Iran

The Hekmati family and US Rep. Dan Kildee, meet with former Iran prisoner Amir Hekmati, second from right, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday that U...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

'El Chapo' lawyer says Sean Penn should testify about drug lord article

Charlie Rose has revealed that he has met with Sean Penn about a possible sit-down, one-on-one interview about the actor's experience interviewing drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, also known as "El Chapo". Penn s...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Illinois pregnant women test positive for Zika virus

Microcephaly is a neurological disorder that results in babies being born with abnormally small heads, causing severe developmental issues and sometimes death. The Department of Health hopes to reassure Florid...More..

Amir Hekmati says release from Iranian prison 'like being born again'
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Amir Hekmati says release from Iranian prison 'like being born again'

While noting the "grace and dignity" Hekmati, 32, carries himself with even after the ordeal, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, added that "anyone who meets him would recognize this is a person coming out...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Eagles Founder Glenn Frey Dies Aged 67

He formed the  Eagles  in 1971 with Don Henley,  Bernie Leadon  and Randy Meisner after initially combining as a backing group for singer  Linda Ronstadt . The band members were known for their often conflictin...More..

Somalia:Four Kenya escapee soldiers killed near El Adde
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Somalia:Four Kenya escapee soldiers killed near El Adde

Live From Mogadishu, a Twitter account by a freelance journalist in Somalia's capital who tracks al Shabaab activity, reported that 12 Kenyan soldiers had been captured. The Shebab, fighting to overthrow Soma...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Panthers & Broncos Advance in NFL Playoffs, Final 4 Set

Today, we look at who's favored in those two games, and it's fair to say neither will surprise you. Marcie and Brian Weibler named their two boys after Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady and Bronco's quarter...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Kelsey Annese, Matthew Hutchinson and Colin Kingston found dead in SUNY house

A knife that police say was purchased at a local store the week before was found at the scene, and has been identified as the weapon used in the murder-suicide. "We certainly don't know what his intentions were...More..

Black Desert Online's Amazing Character Creator Is Now Available To Download
by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Black Desert Online's Amazing Character Creator Is Now Available To Download

Here's a character creation hype video accompanying the release of the tool, demonstrating why this should be downloaded and played with. More details about the second Closed Beta Test, including end date, impr...More..

DiCaprio vs Lady Gaga: what exactly happened? And who was at fault?
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

DiCaprio vs Lady Gaga: what exactly happened? And who was at fault?

Winslet had already won for her supporting role in Steve Jobs, but, and we can't say for certain, but it looked like she asked DiCaprio if he feels nervous about his chances of winning for The Revenant. "They h...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dogs run loose on freeway after police chase closes 710 Fwy

A crash involving two big rigs and two cars shut down two southbound lanes on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach for almost four hours - until early today, but no one was injured, the California Highway...More..