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Scoreboard Roundup - 9/1/14

Scoreboard Roundup - 9/1/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- MLB: Philadelphia Phillies 7 (63-74) - Atlanta Braves 0 (72-66)

Miami Marlins 9 (67-69) - New York Mets 6 (64-74)

Minnesota Twins 6 (60-77) - Baltimore Orioles 4 (79-57)

Tampa Bay Rays 4 (67-71) - Boston Red Sox 3 (60-77) - 10 Innings

Chicago Cubs 4 (62-76) - Milwaukee Brewers 2 (73-64)

St. Louis Cardinals 5 (74-63) - Pittsburgh Pirates 4 (71-66)

San Francisco G...

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New Hampshire Police Searching for Men Who Tried Kidnapping College Student

New Hampshire Police Searching for Men Who Tried Kidnapping College Student

iStock/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.H.) -- Police in New Hampshire continue to look for three men who tried kidnapping a college student as she walked home but were stopped by her friends.

The attempted abduction happened near the University of New Hampshire in Durham early Friday morning.

According to investigators, the woman told police she was walking home when three "military-looking" men pulled up i...

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Western Governments Step Up Efforts to Block ISIS Recruits

Western Governments Step Up Efforts to Block ISIS Recruits

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Alarmed by the attempt by a 16-year-old French girl to travel to Turkey this weekend allegedly to join the Islamic militant army of ISIS, the French government is urging parents to call a toll-free hotline if they know of anyone they believe may be considering joining the terror group.

It was the latest attempt by Western governments to prevent their citi...

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Human Trial for Ebola Vaccine to Begin This Week

Human Trial for Ebola Vaccine to Begin This Week

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The first human trial for an investigational Ebola vaccine is set to begin this week.

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa prompted the National Institutes of Health to expedite safety testing for several vaccines already in the works. Since March, the deadly virus has killed 1,552 people, according to the World Health Organization, which predicted last week t...

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Top Tips to Ease Back Into the Office After Summer Vacation

Top Tips to Ease Back Into the Office After Summer Vacation

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- What may be worse than a "case of the Mondays?" The day after a three-day weekend. Here are some steps to help ease the transition back to work.

Returning to the office on Tuesday morning will feel to many like the last day of beaches, pools, and sunshine itself. (But take heart: the last day of summer is technically weeks away.)

Tom Gimbel, president and CEO of LaS...

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Obama: 'Every Gray Hair Is Worth It'

Obama: 'Every Gray Hair Is Worth It'

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(MILWAUKEE) -- Fired up and in campaign form, President Obama delivered what appeared to be a pre-midterm stump speech on Monday to labor activists in Wisconsin, the state that became the labor movement's political epicenter in 2011.

"Every gray hair is worth it," he told the crowd, of pressing for economic policies such as a higher minimum wage in the fac...

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WADK Local News
  • President In Newport Today

    President Barack Obama is expected in Newport today to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Obama is scheduled to arrive at TF Green Airport after six p.m., then wi...Read More

  • Newport Parking Restrictions Today

    The Presidents visit will impact parking and traffic in the area. You can expect traffic delays, road closures and detours. The Newport Police Department will have the following parking and traffic...Read More

  • Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed Has New Chief Of Staff

    Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed has a new chief of staff.  Thomas Papa will be replacing Thomas Coderre. Coderre was chose by the Obama administration to be the senior advisor at the Substa...Read More

  • Improvements Begin At Newport Historical Society Building

    The Newport Historical Society has begun improvements and renovations to its building on Touro Street.  The plans include a new driveway, a new entranceway and reception area, an elevator and ...Read More

  • King Park Beach Reopened To Swimmers

    The Department of Health has recommended the reopening of King Park Beach in Newport to swimmers after water samples showed bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Read More

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