Latest Labor Day News

Fox, Telemundo see advantages to late fall World Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 04:23 AM EST

When Fox Sports’ David Neal first heard in 2015 that FIFA was moving the World Cup to near the holiday season, he thought it would be the biggest lump of coal for Fox and soccer supporters. However, Neal and others have discovered that the world’s biggest soccer tournament moving...

5 more bodies recovered from Puget Sound floatplane crash

Sep. 30, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The bodies of six of the 10 victims in a floatplane crash in Washington state's Puget Sound have been recovered and five have been identified, officials said Friday. Island County Emergency Management deputy director Eric Brooks confirmed Friday that four additional...

Vice President Harris to visit Milwaukee

Sep. 19, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit Milwaukee on Thursday, a visit less than two months before the election and her third to the city since taking office. The White House said on Monday that Harris plans to deliver remarks at the Democratic Attorneys...

Baltimore lifts boil water advisory after bacteria tests

Sep. 10, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials have fully lifted a boil water advisory for the western part of the city, days after bacteria was detected in water supply samples. The Baltimore Sun reports that city officials have determined that water samples taken from the west Baltimore...

High winds to pose severe wildfire risk in Pacific Northwest

Sep. 08, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Forecasters warned Thursday that strong, gusting winds and low humidity will cause extreme fire danger across western Oregon and Washington this weekend as authorities encouraged residents to charge cellphones and have an evacuation plan ready. Starting...

Boil water advisory partially lifted in Baltimore

Sep. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials lifted a boil water advisory Wednesday night in some parts of the affected area, days after E. coli bacteria was detected in some samples of the water supply. The city’s Department of Public Works encouraged residents of the affected area on...

Huge Los Angeles Unified School district hit by cyberattack

Sep. 06, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A ransomware attack targeting the huge Los Angeles school district prompted an unprecedented shutdown of its computer systems as schools increasingly find themselves vulnerable to cyber breaches at the start of a new year. The attack on the Los Angeles Unified...

2 suspects, including a teen, arrested in a deadly drive-by

Sep. 06, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Two suspects, including a teen, have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth last week that left a 17-year-old and a 5-year-old dead, police said Tuesday. Anthony Ray Bell-Johnson, 21, and a 16-year-old male juvenile have been...

Illinois governor GOP candidate decries Chicago crime, chaos

Sep. 06, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Illinois governor, Darren Bailey, on Tuesday promised to restore the death penalty and repeal a wide-ranging criminal justice overhaul that will eliminate cash bail, following a Labor Day weekend during which 11 people were killed in Chicago....

Holiday air travel tops pre-pandemic levels for the 1st time

Sep. 06, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

For the first time since COVID-19 brought air travel to a standstill, the number of people streaming through U.S. airport-security checkpoints over a holiday weekend exceeded pre-pandemic levels. The summer travel season ended on a busy note as more than 8.7 million people passed...