Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Repairing Hurricane Harvey-Damaged Homes

A Texas man has died after contracting a rare flesh-eating infection while fixing several homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey, health officials said. The 31-year-old Galveston man was hospitalized on Oct. 10 for a “seriously infected” wound on his upper left arm and died six days later, the Galveston County Health District said in a news release Monday. His…

911 Dispatcher May be in Trouble in Teen’s Deadly Chicago Police Shooting

HUB TELEGRAM — A Chicago 911 dispatcher is facing possible disciplinary action for the handling of a frantic call from a teenager who police shot and killed just minutes after he phoned for help. Christmas Eve morning, Quintonio LeGrier made three phone calls, pleading with dispatchers to send an officer to his West Side home…

Man Drowns in Pond While Looking for Crashed Drone

HUB TELEGRAM: Police in Madison, Illinois say 54-year-old Mark A. Miller of Granite City drowned Saturday night in a pond.  The man was looking for a drone which had crashed, when he apparently walked out onto the pond. Emergency responders found him by following tracks in the snow, which led to the pond. Madison and…