Two student-athletes charged after video shows woman’s wheelchair pushed down stairs

The story at a glance Erie police say lacrosse player Patrick Carrozzi and hockey player Carson Briere have been charged with criminal mischief and criminal conspiracy. Briere and Carrozzi are also accused of disorderly conduct. ERIE, Pa. (WJET) — Two student athletes at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania, are now facing criminal charges after bar … Read more

Tick-borne diseases increased by 25 percent in the United States

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Tick-borne illnesses in the United States have increased 25% since 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including a rare disease now spreading in the northeastern United States. The CDC says cases of babesiosis, which can cause illness ranging from asymptomatic to severe, … Read more

Florida man dies of brain-eating amoeba after flushing sinuses with tap water: report

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida resident died after contracting a rare amoeba last week, health officials say. Charlotte County health officials said the unidentified male patient likely contracted Nagleria Fowler after rinsing his sinuses with tap water, local Florida news outlet WFTX reported. Eric Milbrandt, director of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s marine laboratory, said … Read more

Dish Network Confirms Cyber ​​Security Breach

WASHINGTON (KFOR) – If you’ve been having trouble accessing your Dish Network account lately, you’re not alone. Earlier this month, Dish Network claimed that a “network outage” was affecting services. As a result of the “outage”, the company’s website was unavailable for several days. Now we have a better idea of ​​what caused the outage. … Read more

The CDC warns of an increase in drug-resistant shigella cases

WASHINGTON (NewsNation) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Friday about the spread of a strain of Shigella bacteria that appears to be resistant to antibiotics. According to the CDC, in 2022, approximately 5% of shigellosis infections will be drug-resistant, or XDR, infections, while no resistant infections were reported in 2015. According … Read more