Category Archives: CNN – US

Copper helps hospitals drop infection rates by 60%, study says

Copper helps hospitals drop infection rates by 60%, study says

If you or someone you love is staying in a Sentara run hospital, then you might want to keep an eye on some pretty important copper. Results published within The Journal of Hospital Infection shows results that Cupron infused copper in patient gowns, pillowcases, fitted and flat sheets, washcloths, bath towels, bath blankets and thermal…MORE

Man diagnosed with human form of Mad Cow Disease

Man diagnosed with human form of Mad Cow Disease

A disease that impacts one in one million people has changed the life of a Middle Tennessee family forever. One year ago, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center diagnosed a Lebanon father with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD ), which is also known as the human form of mad cow disease. Danielle Gibson said she knew something…MORE

County paid employees thousands in unauthorized funds, state auditor’s office says

County paid employees thousands in unauthorized funds, state auditor’s office says

Eighteen current and former Cuyahoga County employees are paying back tens of thousands of dollars after a state audit determined they were paid from unauthorized hiring incentives and payroll errors. According to the Ohio State Auditor’s Office, eight of the employees were paid around $63,000 from hiring incentives in 2017 that were determined to be…MORE

Charter-Spectrum to pay customers $174 million for defrauding internet subscribers

Charter-Spectrum to pay customers $174 million for defrauding internet subscribers

Charter-Spectrum is set to pay a record amount of money in a consumer fraud settlement with the New York Attorney General. The company has agreed to pay certain customers $174.2 million over allegations it defrauded internet subscribers. The Attorney General’s office said it’s believed to represent the largest-ever payout to consumers by an internet service…MORE

College abruptly shuts down

College abruptly shuts down

Vatterott College has shut down nationwide, including its St. Louis office, effective December 17. The for-profit college, which has several locations in the St. Louis area, closed effective at 4:00 p.m. on Monday. Students at the North Park Campus, which is in Berkeley, arrived Monday afternoon to find a sign on the door announcing the…MORE

13-year-old driver arrested after fleeing traffic stop

13-year-old driver arrested after fleeing traffic stop

A 13-year-old Saginaw boy was taken into juvenile custody early Tuesday after driving away from a traffic stop. His 11-year-old brother was in the back seat of the SUV and his 15-year-old cousin in the front passenger seat both were released to the their parents. Michigan State Police initiated the traffic stop around 1:25 a.m.…MORE

Dragon Christmas display has neighbors spitting fire

Dragon Christmas display has neighbors spitting fire

A Mandeville woman’s unconventional dragon themed Christmas display has gone viral after her neighbors sent her an anonymous note asking if she was “in a demonic cult.” Author Diana Rowland, who often uses dragons in her popular stories, erected three inflatable dragons in her front yard last Halloween. They’re still up, despite the changing of…MORE