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  • New Jersey suburb will fine you $200 for driving through during rush hour

    LEONIA, N.J. — A small New Jersey town is closing its streets to nonresidents during rush hour to curtail traffic. The ban in Leonia, which is just west of New York City, takes effect Monday. Violators could face a $200 fine. Officials say the town sees increased traffic when there’s a delay on the nearby George Washington Bridge. Motorists who use GPS systems or travel apps to find shortcuts are directed to use the tiny borough as a cut-through. Officials […]

  • 13 siblings held against their were denied contact with relatives, outside world

    PERRIS, Calif. — Thirteen malnourished siblings allegedly kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents in a Southern California home lived a strict existence with no social lives and no contact with extended family, two of their aunts said Wednesday. Stunned neighbors have also come forward, some recalling the children’s unusual behaviors and reactions. Early Sunday, the Turpins’ 17-year-old daughter climbed out of the house through a window and called 911 from a deactivated cellphone she found in the home, […]

  • Hawaii emergency officials say alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

    HONOLULU — Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile threat is a false alarm. The alert stated there was a threat “inbound to Hawaii” and for residents to seek shelter and that “this is not a drill.” HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE. — Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) January 13, 2018 The alert caused a panic when it went […]

  • High-tax counties in NY, NJ scramble to let homeowners pre-pay property taxes

    Some homeowners — particularly those with high property taxes — are spending this last week of 2017 in lines at county offices looking to pre-pay 2018’s tax bill before the end of the year. That’s because the new tax bill that passed last week puts a cap on the amount you can deduct for state, local and property taxes at $10,000. Currently the deduction is unlimited. In some high-tax states like New York, New Jersey and Maryland, that means some […]

  • David Cassidy’s daughter reveals her father’s heartbreaking last words

    “So much wasted time.” Those were the last words “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy said, according to his daughter. Katie Cassidy, an actress who appears in the CW show “Arrow,” spoke about her father’s death in an emotional tweet Friday. She discussed her father’s last moments, revealing his final words. “ Words cant express the solace our family’s received from all the love & support during this trying time. My father’s last words were “So much wasted time”. This will […]

  • Pixar’s John Lasseter takes leave of absence for admitted ‘missteps’

    John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, is taking a leave of absence for what he called “missteps” in physical interactions with employees that caused them to feel “disrespected or uncomfortable,” in a memo he sent to company employees on Tuesday. In the internal memo sent to Disney employees obtained by CNN, Lasseter, 60, who is also co-founder of Pixar Animation, said that he recently had “a number of conversations that were very painful for […]

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda returning to ‘Hamilton’ for run in Puerto Rico

    PUERTO RICO — Lin-Manuel Miranda is returning to “Hamilton” for a three-week run of the Tony award-winning musical in Puerto Rico in 2019,  its creator announced Wednesday. “Hamilton: An American Musical” will run from Jan. 8 – 27th, 2019, at the University of Puerto Rico’s theater, Teatro UPR, in San Juan, according to multiple reports. Miranda will resume to his role as Alexander Hamilton after stepping down in July 2016. En conferencia de prensa, @Lin_Manuel Miranda anunció hoy que su […]

  • Democrat Bill de Blasio easily wins re-election as New York City mayor

    For the first time in more than three decades, New York City, a national liberal stronghold that historically balks at ideological leadership inside its own narrow borders, has re-elected a Democratic mayor — one with unabashed progressive politics and an eye on Washington. Mayor Bill de Blasio easily defeated Republican state lawmaker Nicole Malliotakis and several third-party candidates on Tuesday. The Associated Press called the election for de Blasio shortly after polls closed in the city, which leans heavily Democratic. On […]

  • Who were the Texas church shooting victims?

    Many of them had known each other for years. That’s no surprise in a small town like Sutherland Springs, Texas, where lives intersect daily on the street, at the school and in the church. Twenty-six of those lives ended Sunday when Devin Kelley walked into the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs with an assault rifle. Here’s what we know so far about the people who died. Lula White She was grandmother to Devin Kelley’s wife. White volunteered frequently at […]

  • Texas church shooting: Youngest victim was 18 months old

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — An 18-month-old child is the youngest victim of the Texas church massacre, Texas officials confirmed in a press conference Monday. Officials previously said the age range was 5 years old to 72 years old, but clarified Monday that those victims were the ones hospitalized. The victims killed were ages 18 months to 77 years old. At least 26 people were killed when the gunman, identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, opened fire in the church Sunday morning. […]