US Ebola Patient Identified, May Have Exposed School-Aged Children to Disease
Will Montgomery(DALLAS) -- Five school-aged children in Texas may have been exposed to Ebola by the first patient diagnosed with the virus in the United States, officials said Wednesday.
The children had contact with the patient and are being monitored at home, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday in a press conference.
"Let me assure you, these children have been identified and are being monitored," the governor said.
"This is all hands on deck," Perry said.
The patient was identified on Wednesday as Thomas Eric Duncan. Duncan's identity was confirmed Wednesday by a...
Michael Dunn Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Loud Music Trial
AndreyPopov/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Michael Dunn, the man accused of shooting and killing a teenager in Florida after asking the teen and his friends to turn down their loud music, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday.
Dunn was found guilty of attempted murder and firing a gun into a car.
The jury in the first trial could not agree on whether Dunn was guilty of the first-degree murder charge in the death of Jordan Davis, 17, prompting a retrial.
Dunn maintains that he was afraid for his life on Nov. 23, 2012, when...
Wyoming Mom's Video of Daughter Ditching Class Goes Viral
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(CASPER, Wyo.) -- Hell hath no fury like a single mother with three children who learns her daughter is ditching class, especially if that mother is active on Facebook.
Jeannie Crutchfield, 34, from Casper, Wyoming, learned that her daughter had been skipping class every day last week and decided to take action. A cashier at a convenience store, she typically works during the day, but she happened to have some time off during school hours.
Crutchfield, armed with her cell phone video camera, showed up to the school of...