SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: “I can’t get in.” 911 operator: “Let me get you into Somerville. You’re outside?” Laura: “Mm-hm.” 911 operator: “Are you in the parking lot?” Laura: “Yeah.” 911 operator: “Are you in a vehicle?” Laura: “No. I’m just outside it.” 911 operator: “At the door?” Laura: “Asthma. Asthma.” 911 operator: “Are you … [Read more...] about Laura Levis died outside a Boston-area ER. The doors were locked. Why?
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Deb pulled open the heavy door of the high school auditorium and stepped inside, looking around as it clicked shut behind her. She tried to look relaxed, smiling at someone she knew, but every step stirred uncertainty in her.She had come here to audition for a play, knowing she was likely well out of her league. The students here tonight were an elite, accomplished group. Some of them had been performing together for years. In the high school lobby, just outside the door, a glass display case held the gleaming trophies they had won. Related Links Photos: A drama unfolds in Peabody They mingled around her now with easy camaraderie, nervous energy fueling bouts of laughter. Some were Deb’s friends, but this was their home turf. Anakin Fleming had won raves in the prize-winning drama festival show two years ago. Marc Fournier had starred in the play that made it to the finals last year. Melissa Poirier, whom Deb had met in gym class, was both an accomplished dancer and an … [Read more...] about The world, the stage, the way ahead
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protest (all times local):9:55 p.m.Israel says South Africa has recalled its ambassador amid violence along the Gaza border.Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the ambassador was recalled for consultations. He said that Sisa Ngombane returns home Monday night.South Africa's relations with Israel have long been frosty. The South African government is a fervent supporter of the Palestinian cause.The diplomatic move came after 52 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire along the Gaza border in mass protests led by the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory.Israel says the level of violence at the border was "unprecedented" and that some Palestinians opened fire at troops and planted explosives.———9:50 p.m.Thousands have gathered in Istanbul to condemn the U.S. decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, burning American … [Read more...] about The Latest: Israel: South Africa recalls ambassador
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest When the Chicago White Sox called Milwaukee's County Stadium home In 1968, Milwaukee's baseball faithful would do anything to get a major-league team here. For 10 games, Chicago's White Sox were Milwaukee's home team. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 9:00 a.m. CT May 8, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Photos: When the Chicago White Sox called Milwaukee home Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Chicago White Sox … [Read more...] about When the Chicago White Sox called Milwaukee’s County Stadium home
MAY 3, 2018 When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth millions, an incredible string of unlikely winners came to light - and a trail that pointed to an inside job. The Money Issue The Baby-Formula Crime Ring It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal. The Pain Hustlers Insys Therapeutics paid millions of dollars to doctors. The company called it a “speaker program,” but prosecutors now call it something else: a kickback scheme. The Billion-Dollar Bank Job In 2016, a mysterious syndicate tried to steal $951 million from Bangladesh’s central bank - and laid bare a profound weakness in the system by which money moves around the world. The Man Who Cracked the Lottery When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth … [Read more...] about The Man Who Cracked the Lottery