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Cardinals Announce Wacha Will Start Thursday

Cardinals Announce Wacha Will Start Thursday

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) -- After missing 11 weeks to rehab a stress fracture in his throwing shoulder, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha will return to the mound Thursday.

The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Wacha will start the first game of their series with the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday.

The hurler will be held to a 50-60 pitch count as he continues to build u...

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Executed Journalist Steven Sotloff Noted for His Heartfelt War Reporting

Executed Journalist Steven Sotloff Noted for His Heartfelt War Reporting

File photo of American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with black helmet). Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- ISIS appears to have cruelly executed American journalist Steven Sotloff just one week after his mother pleaded with the group's leader to "be merciful" and spare her son.

Shirley Sotloff's heartbreaking bid for her son's life was ignored and a video was released Tuesda...

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US Airstrike in Somalia Targeted Al Shabaab’s Top Leader

US Airstrike in Somalia Targeted Al Shabaab’s Top Leader

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A United States military airstrike in Somalia on Monday targeted Ahmed Abdi Godane, the head of the militant group al Shabaab, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday.

An assessment to determine if Godane was killed in the airstrike is ongoing. If confirmed, Godanes death would be a significant jolt to the Somali militant group affiliated with al Qaeda that took cre...

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Another American Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in West Africa

Another American Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in West Africa

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Another American doctor working for the missionary group SIM has tested positive for Ebola in Liberia.

The doctor was treating pregnant women at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, according to SIM. But he was not treating Ebola patients in the hospitals separate Ebola isolation facility, the group said, adding that it was unclear how he contracted the viru...

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The Home Depot: Latest Victim of Data Breach?

The Home Depot: Latest Victim of Data Breach?

David McNew/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Home Depot is investigating some unusual activity after a number of banks reported evidence that the retail chain may be the source of a new data breach.

Protecting our customers information is something we take extremely seriously, and we are aggressively gathering facts at this point while working to protect customers, a company spokesperson said....

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White House Orders 350 More Troops to Iraq

White House Orders 350 More Troops to Iraq

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- An additional 350 U.S. troops will go to Iraq to protect U.S. personnel stationed in Baghdad, the White House announced Tuesday.

The State Department had requested extra military personnel for security, and after the Department of Defense reviewed that request and recommended it be granted, President Obama approved the additional forces Tuesday, White House Press...

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WADK Local News
  • Jamestown Town Council Meeting Tonight

    The Jamestown Town Council meets tonight at 7pm at the town hall.  On the agenda for tonight’s meeting is a presentation by National Grid for the Clark Street Substation and an update on...Read More

  • Communities To Pay For Contaminated Recyclables

    Rhode Island municipalities will be charged $250 for every load of contaminated materials that are included in recyclables instead of trash.  Those charges go into effect today. The Daily News...Read More

  • Revenue From Hospitality Tax Rises

    Revenue from collections of the state hospitality taxes are on the rise.  The Department of Revenue says collection of the two main taxes on the hospitality industry were up by nearly five-per...Read More

  • Three Rescued From Boat In Weaver Cove

    The Coast Guard rescued three people who were aboard a boat that was taking on water in Weaver Cove in Portsmouth early Sunday morning. The three people who were aboard that boat were taken to a pi...Read More

  • Preservation Group Relocates To Newport

    An organization dedicated to the preservation of architectural and cultural history is relocating from Connecticut to Newport.  The 1772 Foundation is moving their headquarters from Pomfret Ce...Read More

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