Wednesday, April 16, 2008

mad pig disease?

Sickened pork workers have new nerve disorder | Health | Reuters:
Eighteen pork plant workers in Minnesota, at least five in Indiana and one in Nebraska have come down with a mysterious neurological condition they appear to have contracted while removing brains from slaughtered pigs, U.S. researchers and health officials said on Wednesday.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

a recent shooting may have been drug related

WISH TV 8: Indianapolis News and Weather - Kokomo police looking for suspect in weekend murder:
Kokomo police continue to look for clues in Saturday's homicide on the city's eastside and believe the shooting may have been drug related.

The victims, Abby Rethlake, 18, and Morgan Vetter, 19, were shot multiple times about 3:25 a.m. in the parking lot of Meadowlawn Apartments on South Goyer Road by a black man, who fled in an older-model, black, two-door car, Capt. Brian Thompson reported.