Category Archives: National News

Nursing home transferring residents following COVID-19 outbreak at facility

Nursing home transferring residents following COVID-19 outbreak at facility

Daisy-Daisy/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) — All residents at a Connecticut nursing home are being moved following a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility, which has resulted in 28 hospitalizations and four deaths since late July, according to the Connecticut Department of Health.An emergency order issued by Deidre Gifford, acting director of the state’s department…Read more »

Sally updates: Storm slamming Gulf Coast with life-threatening flooding

Sally updates: Storm slamming Gulf Coast with life-threatening flooding

ABC NewsBy WILLIAM MANSELL, EMILY SHAPIRO and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Sally made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a dangerous Category 2 hurricane Wednesday morning, and is slamming the Gulf Coast with torrential rain and catastrophic flooding. The latest Sally, now a tropical depression, is crawling north-northeast at 9 mph, near…Read more »

Coronavirus news: US records highest daily death toll in weeks

Coronavirus news: US records highest daily death toll in weeks

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 936,000 people worldwide.Over 29.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins…Read more »

Judge puts civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell on hold

Judge puts civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell on hold

Kuzma/iStockBy JAMES HILL, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A federal magistrate judge overseeing the only active civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell and the estate of sex-offender Jeffery Epstein has ordered a temporary hold on the case until Maxwell’s criminal case is complete, finding that Maxwell’s right to a fair trial outweighed the alleged victim’s pursuit of…Read more »

Police looking for gunman who shot moving patrol car three times

Police looking for gunman who shot moving patrol car three times

kali9/iStockBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SUFFOLK, Va.) — Police are hunting for a gunman following a shooting incident in Virginia when a police car was hit three times with gunfire.The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. in Suffolk, Virginia, when a marked police car was driving through the area and was hit three times with…Read more »