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Snow Coming Thursday And Friday -- Or Not

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Lake Effect snow showers typically align themselves in bands, and will likely be intense enough to drop several inches of snow in localized areas. High temperatures will be in the low 40s. We will also be seasonably cool for New Year's Eve . If you're planning to head into downtown Buffalo for First Night festivities, a parka, gloves and hat will be essential. Read More »

Cent raise in minimum wage set to kick in for 2017

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Earlier this year, Governor Cuomo signed landmark legislation making NY the first state in the nation to enact a $15 minimum wage. Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that will eventually raise state minimum wage to $15/hour-and it goes into effect on December 31st, 2016. Read More »

Park to host First Day Hike

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All seasonal state park facilities will remain open on the holiday. Moderate 2.5-mile hike , two hours. A 2017 Wisconsin state park admission sticker is required for entrance to most parks for these events, although the Lapham Peak and Pike Lake units of the Kettle Moraine State Forest are waiving the sticker requirements for their First Day hikers. Read More »

Woman, great-granddaughter missing on drive from NJ to NC

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She had been asking for directions prior to her disappearance, according to Joanne Strange, a clerk at the gas station who spoke to ABC affiliate WTVD in Raleigh, North Carolina. "I need them found". "We are holding out hope that she is simply a little disoriented", said Rorie said. "That's someone's loved one", said Craig. He began training at Dinwiddie's airport years ago and is shocked to learn the latest development. Read More »

KD Cannon Declares for NFL Draft

It was the second time in the half that Rypien was picked off inside the Baylor red zone. He still has to turn in his papers to the NFL to declare, he has to go to the NFL Combine, and most importantly he has to get his mental game together to make it on the professional level. Read More »

Rexburg police assist traveling family with Salvation Army funds

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Maj. Tim Nauta with the Jamestown Salvation Army said the overall annual fundraising total is at $96,000 toward its $157,000 goal. The Portage County Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign wrapped up on Christmas Eve. The Salvation Army also provides substance abuse treatment, after-school programs, emergency disaster services, legal aid and other support to move people to self-sufficiency. Read More »

The Funny Story Behind Carrie Fisher's Last Photo With Fan Goes Viral

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She was the best kind of princess, the hero in her own story. Her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds , said on Twitter: " Carrie is in stable condition. Fisher and Simon met while Fisher was filming the first " Star Wars " movie, which debuted in 1977. Fisher was very proud not only to be the face of a Pez dispenser, but she also joked about feeling blessed to feature in an abnormal psychology textbook. Read More »

Aiken County Sheriff's Office refuses to release lawmaker arrest video

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According to police, the woman says she caught Corley cheating, which led to the assault. Corley's wife claims that the beating only stopped after the children began screaming when they saw blood coming from her head. The Post and Courier and The Aiken Standard requested the footage through the S.C. Freedom of Information Act on Tuesday, but the Aiken County Sheriff's Office has refused those requests. Read More »

Penguins top Devils, 5-2

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He added to that total Tuesday night when he joined Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in a 4-on-4 rush with time winding down in the second period. Taylor Hall notched an assist for the second straight game on Friday and has five points (one goal, four assists) in six career encounters with Pittsburgh. Read More »

Earthquakes Strike Near Hawthorne, Nevada

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Two earthquakes that struck early Wednesday near Lake Tahoe were followed by several aftershocks with rumblings felt across parts of two states. The shaking continued in intervals between two and 10 minutes until a magnitude 5.5 natural disaster shook the area west of Hawthorne once again about 1:15 a.m. Read More »

Dolphins earn 1st playoff berth since 2008 with Denver loss

The New England Patriots are in control of their own fate regarding home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs. Ajayi had 206 of his 1,213 yards on the season in that performance, and now has three 200-yard games on this season. "I don't know how many starters we have". Basically, right now we are looking at Las Vegas, via OddsShark.com, believing Miami is going to lose this game by at least double-digits. Read More »

Ore. man kills wife, critically wounds cop on Christmas Day

The website reports that Tylka shot a state trooper before officers fatally wounded him. His name has not been released, but police say he has been with the department for seven years. "We aren't divorced", he commented on the photo, with someone responding that she hoped they were working things out. 'We are still in shock and devastated from last night's events. Read More »

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increased 5.1% in October

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Tuesday added another data point that confirms that observation with the release of the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, a widely followed measure of US home prices. Separately, First American Financial Corporation's Real House Price Index (RPHI ) for October recorded a 0.7 percent increase from September to October, and a projected 5.3 percent year-over-year increase for unadjusted house prices. Read More »

Woman, 4-Year-Old Boy Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment

An unconscious and unresponsive 4-year-old boy was face down submerged in a bathtub. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death on both bodies. Barahona gave birth to a baby boy, Miguel in August 2012 and was sacked from her $73 000 a year job officials said. There was never any noise from her apartment. Read More »

Blizzard pelts US Northern Plains, closing highways

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Most of Interstate 90 west of the Missouri River in South Dakota remained closed into Monday afternoon and state officials were warning people to avoid driving, as the icy, snowy conditions with high winds made conditions unsafe. As reported by The Guardian , snow fall of up to 15 inches and winds up to 55 miles per hour are to be expected in these areas. Blizzard, winter storm and ice storm warnings remained in effect until Monday morning. Read More »

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year everyone! (1)

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Thank you for your support, and I am confident we can build an build an even stronger community together in 2017. Also known as the Nativity of Jesus, it is believed that Jesus was sent to earth by God to save the rest of the world from sins. Read More »

Trump inauguration: Only 1 former president among confirmed guests

It seems that it isn't just celebrities who are avoiding President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Traditionally, the most recent president hosts the ceremony for the incoming commander-in-chief. Given the heated rivalry that erupted between Mr. Trump and the Clinton family during this year's White House race, however, an anonymous source close to the 42nd president told Politico that Mr. Read More »

Michel Vorm extends Tottenham contract until 2018

Tottenham Hotspur have completed arguably the most significant in a long series of contract renewals by tying down goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris until 2022. I'm very happy here, my family is very happy and I've got a lot of respect for the staff and the players. Steps forward have been taken on the field and progress has finally been made towards the building of their new stadium. Read More »

Replace The Electoral College? Colo. Lawmaker Wants State To Help

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A variety of options exist short of a constitutional amendment to do away with the Electoral College. Jerman sponsored and Shumlin signed a law in 2011 that would allow Vermont electors to vote for whichever presidential candidate had the most votes nationwide, not just in the state . Read More »

'Racism still all over it': Arrest of black mother disturbs community

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Protesters gather Thursday night in Fort Worth, Texas, after a white Texas police officer was seen in video wrestling a black woman to the ground before arresting her and her two teenage daughters. Merritt said all of the charges were "completely made up just to justify the unlawful arrest". She told the officer one of their neighbors - who is also present in the video - had assaulted their son after he dropped a piece of paper on the ground. Read More »

Arrest Made in Arson of Black Church in Mississippi

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Firefighters were swift to extinguish the blaze at the 111-year-old church after a 911 call alerted the authorities at around 9:15 p.m. (10:15 p.m. EST) on November 1. Authorities did not release a motive. Officials are hopeful, however, to get a confession out of the suspect. Chaney, who also serves as the state's insurance commissioner, said the arson was not believed to be insurance-related. Read More »

IN toddler found locked inside box, 9 charged

It wasn't clear why the girl was being locked inside the box. Those arrested include the girl's father, Christopher Short, 25, his 42-year-old wife Donna and Patricia Meeks, 18. Donna Short claimed that the girl chose to "stay in the box all night", according to the station. "Nobody spoke up about a little girl in a box , Even while we were in there, and started taking people out, nobody spoke up and said hey, there's a little girl over here in a box", Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine ... Read More »

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Finally Reveal Baby's Name

The couple took the media by storm when they started dating each other soon after Ryan ended his three year old marriage with American actress Scarlett Johansson. The news website cited that in an interview Reynolds said he would have "regretted it 20 years" if he did not bring the entire family during the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read More »

Suspects in Mississippi Triple Murder Arrested in Kansas

These two people are wanted for questioning in connection with a Pascagoula burglary investigation. Deputies set up a perimeter and spent several hours searching for Garcia in farmsteads and outbuilding in the area. A vigil was held Tuesday night in their honor. The couple was stopped in a Dodge Charger but drove away, authorities said. The driver fled and the trooper lost sight of the auto. Read More »

Floriday mom arrested after 2nd baby dies while co-sleeping

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The incident occurred in October. When she woke up more than two hours later, she found him unresponsive , the sheriff's office said. As of this posting, there is no word on if the death of her first baby may tie into the amount of sentencing she receives. Read More »

Stout student stopped for speeding gets lesson tying necktie

Officer Folczyk asks him for his tie - even before he asks him for his driver's license or proof of insurance. "I have a presentation and thought my buddy was home, but he's not, and I'm running behind", he said, according to Fox 9. Folczyk asked for the tie and knotted it while the young man retrieved his registration information from the vehicle. "I went back and met with him for about 30 minutes and he taught me!" "Thank you so much". Read More »

Clinton Email Search Warrant Documents Released

The agent wrote that - given thousands of Abedin emails were found on the computer belonging to Weiner, including some that appeared to have been sent while Clinton was secretary of state - there was probable cause to believe their correspondence contained classified information. Read More »

Michelle Obama opens up to Oprah

The conservative judge and television personality then mentioned how the outgoing first lady asserted during her Oprah interview that it is a fact that her husband brought hope to all Americans - especially in times of crisis - but this is an argument that Pirro was quick to shoot down. Read More »

US Census Bureau: More people leaving IL than any other state

California and Florida attracted more immigrants, while California and Texas had higher natural gains. Michigan's population increased for the fifth straight year in 2016, but its growth was dwarfed by southern and western states. "We just don't grow at a very fast rate, at least not compared to other states", Krob said. However, Texas had the greatest population growth in terms of raw numbers, with 432,957 new residents. Read More »