Unusual train of snowstorms to keep targeting Seattle this week

After a winter's worth of snow brought major disruptions to the Seattle area to start the weekend, the unusual train of snowstorms will continue into next week with record cold bringing more hazards. The biggest snowstorm since February 2017 brought 3-8 inches to the area from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning. That includes 7.2 inches at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The last snowstorm of that magnitude slammed Seattle in early... Read More

‘Pit of Infection’: Border Town’s Crisis Has Nothing to Do With Migrants

CALEXICO, Calif. — For generations, residents of the Southern California border town of Calexico watched with trepidation as their river turned into a cesspool, contaminated by the booming human and industrial development on the other side of the border in Mexico. Noxious sewage filled with feces, industrial chemicals and other raw waste regularly comes in through the New River, which flows from Mexico’s Mexicali Valley and through Calexico,... Read More

VIck’s AAF role to focus on player development

1:01 AM ETMichael RothsteinESPN Staff Writer ClosePreviously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal GazetteORLANDO, Fla. -- Michael Vick was supposed to be one of the marquee names and interest points for the debut of the Alliance of American Football on Saturday night as the offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Legends. Instead, the former Pro Bowl quarterback is now taking on a new role -- still in the league, but away from c.. Read More

Mumps outbreak confirmed at ICE detention facility

Seven cases of the mumps have been confirmed at an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Houston, Houston's health department said Saturday. All seven people already had the infection when they were detained, according to a news release, which added that there is no evidence the disease was transmitted to anyone outside of the facility. "Since these individuals were isolated inside the facility during the period they... Read More