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Percy Harvin Practices for First Time with New York Jets

Percy Harvin Practices for First Time with New York Jets

iStock/Thinkstock(FLORHAM PARK, N.J.) -- Percy Harvin practiced with the New York Jets for the first time on Monday. Gang Green acquired the Pro Bowl wide receiver this past Friday from the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional draft pick.

Everything is good, Harvin said. They have pieces here. Im loving Geno (Smith), Im loving the defense, and Im looking forward to playing alongside (Eric) ...

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Hannah Graham Abduction Suspect Indicted in 2005 Sex Assault

Hannah Graham Abduction Suspect Indicted in 2005 Sex Assault

Galveston County Sheriff's Office(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The suspect in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.

Jesse Matthew has been charged with attempted capital murder, abduction and sexual penetration with an object, according to the indictment from the Fairfax County Circuit Court.

The victim, who was 26 at the time, w...

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Valuable Ebola Lessons the US Can Learn From Nigeria

Valuable Ebola Lessons the US Can Learn From Nigeria

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Ebola virus continues to rage through West Africa, but a few countries in the region have managed to contain the outbreak. Case in point: After six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization declared Nigeria Ebola-free on Monday.

Ebola entered Nigeria, a country of 178 million people, in July when a sick passenger flew from Liberia into Lagos, Niger...

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Children of Ebola Specialists Shunned, Hospital Says

Children of Ebola Specialists Shunned, Hospital Says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Children whose parents work with Ebola patients are being disinvited from birthday parties, according to one hospital.

Dr. Mark Rupp, an infectious disease specialist at the Nebraska Medical Center, spoke at the hospital in an attempt to calm fears surrounding the Ebola virus. During his remarks he mentioned that a child belonging to a staff member in the biocontai...

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NHTSA Urges 'Immediate Action' for Owners of 4.7 Million Vehicles with Air Bag Issue

NHTSA Urges 'Immediate Action' for Owners of 4.7 Million Vehicles with Air Bag Issue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The government is urging nearly five million drivers to take immediate action to protect themselves against defective airbags airbags that a safety expert says can explode in the vehicle and harm passengers.

This message comes with urgency, reads a post on the website for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as it urges owners of certain Toy...

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Monica Lewinsky Tears Up During Speech About Life After Bill Clinton

Monica Lewinsky Tears Up During Speech About Life After Bill Clinton

Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Marie Curie(WASHINGTON) -- Monica Lewinsky nearly broke down in tears Monday as she recounted her experience as patient zero, the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.

In what she called her first public talk, Lewinsky vowed to give purpose to my past by speaking publicly about life after her affair ...

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WADK Local News
  • Former RI Congressman Dies

    Former Rhode Island Congressman Robert Tiernan is dead at the age of 85.  Tiernan was elected to Congress during a special election in 1967 and served for seven years.  After losing his s...Read More

  • Water Main Flushing To Continue In Portsmouth

    The Portsmouth Water & Fire District will begin flushing water mains again this week. The work is scheduled to being at 8pm and continue through 6am tomorrow morning. Flushing today will be on ...Read More

  • Community Halloween Carnival & Haunted House At Rogers

    This Friday and Saturday Rogers High School Fine and Performing Arts Department will host its 5th annual Community Halloween Carnival & Haunted House.  It will be held from 5:30-9:30 in th...Read More

  • Report Today On Health Exchange Funding

    A report being released today will detail ways Rhode Island's health insurance exchange can become financially self-sustained.  The Affordable Care Act requires state run exchanges to be o...Read More

  • New RI License Plates Unveiled

    Rhode Island vehicle owners will be getting newly designed license plates in the near future.  Gone from the new license plate is the cresting wave design plates that have been used since 1996...Read More

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