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  • Singer, reality television star Jenni Rivera dies in plane crash, brother says

    Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera died when the small plane she was traveling in with at least five others crashed in the mountains of northern Mexico, her brother told CNN. Authorities notified the family there were no survivors, Gustavo Rivera said late Sunday. He planned to fly to Mexico early Monday to identify his sister’s remains. There were conflicting reports about the number of people aboard the plane, which took off early Sunday from Monterrey, Mexico, and lost contact with air […]

  • Friday Forecasters: Joseph, Bryce and Alex of Lincroft, NJ

    This week’s Friday Forecasters are Joseph, Bryce and Alex — three 11-year-old friends from Lincroft, NJ. The three boys have held their birthday parties together for the last two years since their birthdays are all in November.  Their party was originally scheduled during the week after Sandy, but had to be rescheduled due to the downed wires/trees in their area. Lincroft Elementary School, where the boys attend, adopted Port Monmouth School and were accepting donations to help out those families. […]

  • How to get the most from gift cards

    Today is “Gift Card Exchange Day”and financial expert Andrea Woroch was here to share information on how we can get the most from the gift cards we got for Christmas. The National Retail Federation anticipated spending on the most requested present would reach over $28 billion this year. In fact, 81.1 percent of shoppers intended to purchase at least one gift card this holiday season. With holiday shopping behind us, it’s time to start thinking about gift returns and exchanges, […]

  • Seattle man’s creativity with Christmas tree is through the roof

    A Seattle man used some creativity while decorating his home. He made it look like his Christmas tree was breaking through the roof of his home, but it’s actually the tree cut into two parts. He put the top part on the roof with some extra roofing material around it to create the illusion.

  • Tech gift ideas for everyone in the family

    Tech Guru and author of “Gadget Nation” Steve Greenberg was here with his picks for the best tech gifts, including: – My Appy Petz, on their own they are fun and cuddly, BUT add the magic of your iTouch or iPhone, and they come to life right before your very eyes – Audiovox Car Connection– is a revolutionary Telematics device lets the consumer Monitor, Manage, and Maintain their vehicle`s health, driving habits, location, and through optional ZoomSafer technology, even restrict […]

  • Wedding guest arrested for stealing newlyweds’ gifts

    A newlywed couple’s happiest day of their lives was nearly ruined when a wedding guest tried to steal their gifts. Omar Santiago, 18, attended the Larry and Joanna Williamson’s wedding reception at the West Sayville Country Club late Saturday night and walked away with a white box containing gifts of money for the couple. A maître d’ in the coat room noticed the teen making off with the valuable box and alerted the bride, who did not initially recognize Santiago. […]

  • A new leaf: Sales of medical marijuana begin in New Jersey

    MONTCLAIR, N.J. (WPIX) – The Greenleaf Compassion Center opened its doors Thursday in Montclair, New Jersey. It is the first medical marijuana dispensary in the Garden State, even though the medical marijuana law was passed almost three years ago. Greenleaf made its first legal sale of pot Thursday morning. It is by appointment and only about 20 of the more than 330 patients registered with the New Jersey Department of Health have been scheduled for Thursday. The dispensary plans to […]

  • Rescue dogs learn how to drive

    Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  Three dogs in New Zealand are learning how to drive. An animal trainer is teaching them how to work it behind the wheel to show the world how smart rescue dogs are. Monty, Ginny and Porter have been taking driving lessons for the last two months in preparation for an official test drive on live TV next week. When it happens, we’ll be sure to show it to you!

  • Parents of children allegedly killed by nanny break their silence

    We’re hearing from the parents of the children allegedly butchered by their nanny on the Upper West Side. On Facebook, Marina and Kevin Krim say they continue to get solace from their surviving 4-year-old daughter, Nessie. The child was with her mom when they found Yoselyn Ortega and the bodies of Lulu and Leo Krim. Ortega has pleaded not guilty to the murders. She remains in a prison hospital.

  • Know Your Enemy: Security Tips For Download Apps

    One of the greatest innovations that a smart phone has today are the many different App’s that you can download instantaneously. But are all App’s created equal.  Well, many App’s are built to improve the quality of our lives, but there are some whose intentions are not so pure. When the bad guys publish malicious App’s on App stores, those App’s can make charges to your phone bill, send unsolicited messages to your contact list, or give an attacker control over your […]