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Dallas, Texas - A second healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola according to preliminary tests performed overnight by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ laboratory.
Grand Canyon, Arizona - Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument fire managers are planning to conduct prescribed burning near Mount Dellenbaugh in late October if weather and fuel conditions allow.
Grand Canyon, Arizona - A bat recently removed from an area along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park has tested positive for rabies. All visitors to Grand Canyon, including those who are recreating in the backcountry and on the Colorado River, are reminded to be aware of their surroundings and be alert to potential interactions with bats or other wild animals.
Somerton, Arizona - Children of all ages are invited to a special pumpkin-themed story time on Wednesday, October 29th, at 2:15 p.m. Join Miss Jessica for the story How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?, followed by a pumpkin-carving craft! Materials will be provided. There is no charge to attend.
Yuma, Arizona - Learn about Yuma's haunted history! On Wednesday, October 29th, Tammy Snook from the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area will present “Spooks and Spirits of Yuma” at Yuma County Libraries. Discover locations in the Yuma area that are supposedly haunted! There is no charge to attend.
Yuma, Arizona - Purchase $10 in Lucky Life Scratchers and win a prize:
West Lafayette, Indiana - Witches and other Halloween ghouls can be fun for the youngest trick-or-treater, but many of today's decorations and costumes driven by adult imaginations are running too wild for young children, says a Purdue University mass media effects expert.
Houston, Texas - Jose William Quintanilla, Adelio de Jesus Batres and Hugo Alexander Melendez aka “El Gordo” have been arrested over the last few days on multiple charges including conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor by force and coercion, sex trafficking of a minor and an alien harboring and transporting conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.