ABC News - Trading has been halted in Nasdaq-listed securities because of a technical problem.
The exchange sent out an alert to traders at 12:20 p.m. EDT saying that trading was being halted until further notice because of problems with a quote dissemination system.
Nasdaq said it wouldn't be canceling any open orders.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a gun went off inside a kindergartner's backpack in a Memphis school cafeteria, though no one was hurt.
A news release from the Shelby County school district Thursday says the gun went off inside the student's backpack in the cafeteria of Westside Elementary School. School staffers immediately took control of the backpack.
The school system says there was no evidence of harmful intent. However, the school has a zero-tolerance policy against guns.
School security officers and the Memphis Police Department responded quickly, and the child was taken into custody.
Crews have just reopened northbound I-55 south of downtown St. Louis after a major accident this morning had the highway shutdown.
Just before 11 AM, two vehicles were overturned in an accident. The crash was near the Potomac exit. Five people, four adults and one child, were taken to the hospital.
Still no word on what caused the accident.