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Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Says Spree Dates Back Two Decades

Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Says Spree Dates Back Two Decades

Gary Police Dept(GARY, Ind.) -- The man suspected of murdering seven women in Indiana told police his crime spree dates back two decades, authorities said at a press conference Monday.

Suspect Darren Deon Vann, 43, helped authorities locate the bodies of six victims in Gary, Indiana, after he was arrested in the murder of 19-year-old Afrika Hardy, whose body was found at a Motel 6 in Hammond.

"He...

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Dozens Cleared from Ebola Monitoring as 21-Day Window Passes

Dozens Cleared from Ebola Monitoring as 21-Day Window Passes

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- The first group of people quarantined and monitored after close contact with Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has been cleared, with the 21-day monitoring period passing for 48 people. Duncans relatives and fiance Louise Troh are among those who faced monitoring because of Duncans diagnosis.

As officials continue to monitor dozens of others who came in contact with...

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Sweden Expands Hunt for Suspected Russian Sub

Sweden Expands Hunt for Suspected Russian Sub

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- Sweden is widening its search for what may be a distressed Russian submarine in the waters near Stockholm.

On Monday authorities ordered all ships to leave the large cluster of some 30,000 islands where the vessel was possibly spotted. A no fly zone has also gone into effect over the area.

The Swedish military has been searching for the mysterious vessel from the ...

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Another Reason Not to Skip Breakfast

Another Reason Not to Skip Breakfast

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, Mo.) -- You've probably heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and yet, for a lot of folks, a quick cup of coffee and a slice of toast will suffice, if that.

However, University of Missouri researchers say that people, and particularly, young adults, are doing themselves a disservice by not sitting down to a high-protein...

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More than 48 Million Fall Below US Poverty Line

More than 48 Million Fall Below US Poverty Line

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- More than 48 million Americans were living below the poverty line in 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau reports in its supplemental poverty measure.

The official poverty line was $23,283 last year for a family of four.

The supplemental poverty measure, as opposed to the national poverty rate, takes into account various benefits, expenses and resources faced by and avail...

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Monica Lewinsky's on Twitter: '#HereWeGo'

Monica Lewinsky's on Twitter: '#HereWeGo'

David M. Benett/Getty Images for Marie Curie(NEW YORK) -- In May, Monica Lewinsky vowed to speak out in order "to stick my head above the parapet so that I can take back my narrative and give a purpose to my past."

Now she seems to be doing just that -- on Twitter.

Just months after Lewinskys personal revelations were made public in a Vanity Fair interview, she sent her first tweet Monday mornin...

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WADK Local News
  • Former RI Congressman Dies

    Former Rhode Island Congressman Robert Tiernan is dead at the age of 85.  Tiernan was elected to Congress during a special election in 1967 and served for seven years.  After losing his s...Read More

  • Water Main Flushing To Continue In Portsmouth

    The Portsmouth Water & Fire District will begin flushing water mains again this week. The work is scheduled to being at 8pm and continue through 6am tomorrow morning. Flushing today will be on ...Read More

  • Community Halloween Carnival & Haunted House At Rogers

    This Friday and Saturday Rogers High School Fine and Performing Arts Department will host its 5th annual Community Halloween Carnival & Haunted House.  It will be held from 5:30-9:30 in th...Read More

  • Report Today On Health Exchange Funding

    A report being released today will detail ways Rhode Island's health insurance exchange can become financially self-sustained.  The Affordable Care Act requires state run exchanges to be o...Read More

  • New RI License Plates Unveiled

    Rhode Island vehicle owners will be getting newly designed license plates in the near future.  Gone from the new license plate is the cresting wave design plates that have been used since 1996...Read More

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