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Dennis Hastert Case: Alleged Case of Sexual Misconduct Involving Another Ex-Student

Dennis Hastert Case: Alleged Case of Sexual Misconduct Involving Another Ex-Student

Alex Wong/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- A man identified as Individual A in an indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was a student at the school where Hastert worked at the time the alleged "misconduct" against the individual took place, according to a source familiar with the case.

In addition, sources say, there is a second individual who was allegedly victimized in a similar way by Has...

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President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Texas

President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Texas

Scott Olson/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- President Obama declared Texas to have a "major disaster" on Saturday after the state was hit by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding.

According to the White House, the President has signed a disaster declaration and has ordered federal aid to the Lone Star State. The aid will assist recovery efforts in areas affected by severe weather that started on May 4...

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Paris to Remove Lovers' Locks from Bridge

Paris to Remove Lovers' Locks from Bridge

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Lovers visiting Paris will have to find a new way to symbolize being together forever.

For years tourist couples have hung locks on the Pont des Arts pedestrian bridge. The act of writing each other's names on the lock and throwing away the key was supposed to be a symbol of eternal love, but that love won't last past Monday. Paris has plans to remove the locks for go...

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Queens Boy's Index Finger Turns Into a Thumb

Queens Boy's Index Finger Turns Into a Thumb

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A young boy from Queens has undergone surgery to create a thumb that didn't exist months ago.

Born with only four fingers on his right hand, 1-year-old Brandon Torres suffers from Duane-radial ray syndrome, a rare condition with only about 30 known cases.

"He was born premature one month, and that's when they told us, on the table when they were checking and counti...

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Artist Covers Florida House in Aluminum Foil

Artist Covers Florida House in Aluminum Foil

Piotr Janowski(TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.) -- An entire house in Tarpon Springs, Florida, about 30 miles from Tampa, is covered in aluminum foil.

But it's not a prank. According to artist Piotr Janowski, it's a work of art he's calling "402 Ashland Ave."

"Residing in Tarpon Springs for a period of eight months, the project is centered around my home, my garden, and my palm trees," Janowski's said in a...

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Dennis Hastert Case: Alleged Case of Sexual Misconduct Involving Another Ex-Student

Dennis Hastert Case: Alleged Case of Sexual Misconduct Involving Another Ex-Student

Alex Wong/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- A man identified as Individual A in an indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was a student at the school where Hastert worked at the time the alleged "misconduct" against the individual took place, according to a source familiar with the case.

In addition, sources say, there is a second individual who was allegedly victimized in a similar way by Has...

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WADK Local News
  • Beret manufacturer wins contract worth more than $29 million

    The federal government has awarded a Rhode Island firm a contract worth more than $29 million to produce berets for American military personnel. The Woonsocket Call reports the U.S. Defense Dep...Read More

  • Portsmouth picks former Navy official as administrator

    Portsmouth has tapped a former top Navy official to serve as the town's administrator. The Newport Daily News reports that Richard Rainer, who most recently served as the chief operations o...Read More

  • Blue Angels To Headline R.I. Air Show

    Aviation enthusiasts will head to North Kingstown this weekend for the annua lRhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show.  The big event will take place at Quonset State Airport. ...Read More

  • Tax Plan Offered For I-195 Land

    Rhode Island Senate Majority Leader Dominic Ruggerio is offering a tax stabilization plan for vacant Interstate-195 land in Providence.  Ruggerio says the high tax rates have become an obstacl...Read More

  • Man Arraigned For Grandfather Murder

    A Woonsocket man says he's not guilty of murdering a 78-year-old grandfather during a 2013 home invasion.  Leopoldo Belen is facing 13 charges related to the incident where Delor Cabral...Read More

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