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    Justin Bieber apologizes for bad behavior in online video

    NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber has apologized for his bad behavior in a new video posted to Facebook. The singer says in a 2-minute video posted early Thursday that his “arrogant and conceited” attitude over the last two years was just to cover up his true feelings. He said growing up in the industry is tough. Bieber visited “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday and said he was “nervous” about the appearance. He said he didn’t know how people […]

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    Video shows UPS worker throwing packages, urinating on house

    HOUSTON (AP) — A UPS driver has been fired after a Houston homeowner posted security video that shows the delivery man throwing a parcel over a gate and urinating against a house. UPS officials apologized to homeowner Ben Lucas for the Jan. 8 incident. Lucas said Tuesday that he checked his surveillance video after finding that the parcel was broken open and some of the items inside damaged, including ammunition and a gun-cleaning device. The video shows the delivery man […]

  • Shatara Carter (left), 19, and Dennis Welch, 24, both of Camden, were previously convicted in the Feb. 22, 2010, murders of Michael Hawkins, 23, of Mount Holly, and Muriah Huff, 18, of Cinnaminson, at the Berkley Street residence of their mother, Arnetta Welch, 42. Arnetta Welch has pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension in connect with the murders. (Department of Corrections)

    NJ mom admits to helping her kids hide evidence of double slaying

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey woman has admitted helping two of her children conceal evidence of a gang-related double slaying that occurred at her Camden home. Camden County prosecutors say Arnetta Welch pleaded guilty Wednesday to hindering apprehension. She’s expected to get a two-year probation term when she’s sentenced March 6. Prosecutors say the 42-year-old Camden resident bought cleaning supplies and helped with the removal of evidence following the February 2010 killings of 23-year-old Michael Hawkins, of […]

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    NYC comptroller: Removing snow costs $1.8 million per inch

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new study says the cost of removing snow in New York City is about $1.8 million per inch. City Comptroller Scott Stringer report Wednesday that analyzed more than 10 years of snowstorms. It does not include the storm that hit the city earlier this week. The most expensive years for removing snow were winters — like fiscal year 2011 and 2014 — in which the city received the most snow. But the cost per inch […]

  • Brooklyn Nets v Atlanta Hawks

    Millsap leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

    ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Atlanta (38-8) has won 31 of 33 and leads the Eastern Conference by a commanding seven games. This was a bit tougher than expected against the struggling Nets, who kept it close most of the way. […]

  • Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    Josefson and Elias score in SO, Devils top Maple Leafs 2-1

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs’ losing streak to a season-high seven games. Cory Schneider made 29 saves through overtime and handled both Toronto shootout attempts as the Devils won for the fifth time in eight games (5-2-1). Defenseman Adam Larsson scored the tying goal with 2:50 left in regulation. James van Riemsdyk scored on […]

  • Oklahoma City Thunder v Atlanta Hawks

    Knicks overcome Westbrook’s 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Wednesday night. Langston Galloway added 18 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, finishing with 14 for the Knicks, who won for the fourth time in five games, representing nearly half of their nine victories on the season. Russell Westbrook […]

  • Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York.   (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

    NYC’s ‘Rent Too High’ candidate facing eviction

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high” may soon not have a place to live. Jimmy McMillan says he’s facing an eviction notice that says he has to leave his rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment on St. Mark’s Place. McMillan, who ran for governor in 2010, filed papers in federal court in Brooklyn seeking a stay of the eviction notice. His attorney has filed with […]

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    NY storm cleanup equipment is being moved to Suffolk County

    LINDENHURST, N.Y. (AP) — State and city officials say storm cleanup equipment is being moved to eastern Long Island where it’s needed most. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment — plows, dump trucks, front end loaders — are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley. The National Guard also is bringing special snow-clearing equipment to Suffolk. Mayor Bill de Blasio says it’s a “blessing” that the city missed […]

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    New York AG warns of scammer claiming to be from his office

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general says a scammer has been calling people claiming to be from his office. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the phone scammer threatens people with a lawsuit and possible arrest and tells them to call 347-779-0198 — a number associated with other phone scams. A voicemail claims the number is associated with attorney Sam Wilson from the attorney general’s office. Schneiderman reminds New Yorkers that his office does not solicit personal information over […]

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