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Barbara Bush remembered at funeral as 'the first lady of the greatest generation'

Barbara Bush remembered at funeral as 'the first lady of the greatest generation'

Scott Olson/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation.

"Barbara Bush was the first lady of the greatest generation," presidential historian Jon Meacham, a friend of the Bush family, said in a eulogy at Saturdays funeral service in Texas that...

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Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday: Royal family pulls out all the stops

Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday: Royal family pulls out all the stops

Andrew Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The Royal Family paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth at a star-studded birthday party at Royal Albert Hall tonight -- where the likes of Sting, Sir Tom Jones, Shaggy, Kylie Minogue and Shawn Mendes joined a cast of commonwealth Nation artists to pay tribute to the 92-year-old Queen.

The monarch took her seat at the concert hall flanked by her two hei...

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Sessions told White House counsel he would consider resigning if Rosenstein were fired, sources say

Sessions told White House counsel he would consider resigning if Rosenstein were fired, sources say

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a phone conversation with White House counsel Don McGahn he would consider resigning if President Donald Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, sources familiar with the matter confirms to ABC News.

The conversation happened a week ago and just days after a meeting at the White House between Roseinstein and Tr...

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This company recycles event flowers and donates them to people in need

This company recycles event flowers and donates them to people in need

Rachel Scott/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Weddings and events often have the most beautiful floral arrangements, but after the event is over, the arrangements can end up in the trash.

Former event planner Jennifer Grove is working to end that with her company Repeat Roses, which gives event and wedding flowers a second chance by donating them to local nonprofits.

"We get handwritten cards from all of ou...

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Alec Baldwin, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer among celebs part of new anti-NRA initiative

Alec Baldwin, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer among celebs part of new anti-NRA initiative

ABC/Justin Jay(NEW YORK) -- Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer and Alec Baldwin are among the celebrities and activists who have joined forces to launch a new initiative aimed at dismantling the National Rifle Association.

The No Rifle Association initiative -- #NoRA announced its intent in a letter to NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre Friday. It was signed by over 130 celebrities and...

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CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce

CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its warning over romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The lettuce is responsible for at least 53 people falling ill, including 31 hospitalizations, in 16 states.

The CDC had previously warned consumers only about chopped romaine lettuce, but is now saying anyone who purchased any type of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, ...

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WADK Local News
  • Trees In Warwick Cut Down By Mistake

    Officials in Warwick are working to replace dozens of trees that were mistakenly cut down on land behind an elementary school. A contractor working on a sewer project mistakenly cleared the field b...Read More

  • Trio Charged For Counterfeit Cash In Richmond

    A man and a woman from New York City are facing counterfeit money, conspiracy and credit card fraud charges.  Richmond police say they seized thousands of dollars in bogus cash and arrested th...Read More

  • Regulators Recommend Reducing Rate Hike Request

    State regulators are recommending a significant reduction in the size of the gas and electric rate increases sought by National Grid.  They say an increase of eleven-point-three-million-dollar...Read More

  • Pawtucket Mayor Involved In Vehicle Crash

    Pawtucket police say that based on circumstances, no charges are being filed in a collision between a car driven by Mayor Don Grebien and another vehicle.  It happened around 9:45 Saturday nig...Read More

  • RIDOT Unveils Construction Season Plans

    RIDOT says there are going to be over 100 projects statewide as the spring construction season gets underway.  It starts with upgrades to the Horton Farm Bridge, which carries the East Shore E...Read More

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