|
Donaldsonville Chief - Donaldsonville- LA
  • Today in the news: Flesh-eating virus claims woman’s leg

  • Your daily news briefing, with the video of the day, the top news and the quote of the day.

    • email print
  • Quote of note
    “It's a miracle she made it past Friday night." - Andy Copeland, father of a woman who contracted a flesh-eating virus after injuring herself on a homemade zipline. The woman, Aimee Copeland, 24, had a leg amputated and part of her abdomen because of the virus, and doctors say her life is still in danger.
    News to know
    The new Olympiad began today as the Olympic torch was lit in Greece. A ceremony for the lighting was held at the ancient Temple of Hera, and the torch will now travel around Greece before being sent to London for the Summer Games.
    Hot video: Another library says no to “Fifty Shades of Grey” series
     
    GateHouse News Service
      • calendar