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Police Caution Against Putting Out Boxes From Gifts

Also if you name and address is attached to a box, it makes it easier for thieves to learn who lives inside the home. Police say once you open your Christmas ...


Retailers Prepare For Day After Christmas Returns

Shopper Mary Koch arrived at West Towne Mall in Madison with her children, to return a few gifts and get some shopping done before her daughter heads back to ...


New York's minimum wage is set to increase on Saturday

Of the increases, 19 are effective at the start of the year and two will take place on July 1, according to the National Conference of State Legislators . Neit...


Before Kickoff: 3 Keys for IN in the Foster Farms Bowl

Dimick is slightly undersized compared to the top dogs at 6'3, 272 pounds but his quickness off the edge and ability to fight through blockers is unparalleled. ...


Where to Recycle your Christmas Tree

Residents will be charged $5 per tree for the disposal of Christmas trees Monday - Friday. Trees should be free of all decorations, including tinsel and garland...


The Statistics Don't Lie: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Earnings Screen

Analysts reviewing Micron Technology, Inc. have recently updated their recommended buy/sell ratings and price targets on the stock. Micron's ordinary stock ...


Redflex helps feds, avoids charges in red-light camera scandal

In a statement, Chicago's USA attorney praised Redflex for help in securing convictions of former company executive Karen Finley and former Chicago transporta...


Do more teens smoke when pot is legal? We still don't know

According to UPI , the U.S National Institute on Drug Abuse funds the annual survey which they conducted questions for teenagers about their behavior and attit...


Uber driver rips into Mack Brown - after picking up Mack Brown

Uber driver: *turns around.... The driver asked, "what do you think about the new Texas coach? Cause Mack sure couldn't coach". "He sure couldn't", Brown re...


Owensboro Kmart to Close in March

Sears will close its two-level department store at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga in mid-April. Sears has been one of Town Center's four anchor stores sin...


Trump's nuclear boast is Obama's modernization plan

But Trump does have options that could mean more US nuclear weapons, said Matthew Kroenig, an expert at Georgetown University. "Again, what Trump would do, if...


Republicans Reportedly Plan to Crack Down on Potential Future House Sit-Ins

House GOP leadership wants to punish lawmakers who photograph or live-stream events from the chamber floor, a response to the Democrats' 1960s-style protest ove...


Escaped convict killed in shoot-out in Atascosa County

The DPS helicopter official was able to keep sight of Childers until he encountered DPS SWAT personnel, Soward said. A white supremacist inmate who escaped wh...


FWPD chief 'disappointed' in arrest video; investigation continues

Police say a third individual was arrested, but they haven't been identified. The group asked the community for calm and promised a thorough investigation. Th...


Pitt vs. Northwestern Pinstripe Bowl Open Gamethread

Pittsburgh running back James Conner (24) drives the ball against Northwestern defensive end Xavier Washington (56) during the first quarter of the Pinstripe ...


Lawmaker wants to force Cuomo to give annual speech at Capitol

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ditching the traditional State of the State address to lawmakers in Albany, and instead will lay out his plans for 2017 across the state. T...


Montana's Top Elected Officials Condemn Anti-Semitic Harassment

The website also recently called for a "troll storm" by supporters of part-time Whitefish resident and white nationalist Richard Spencer against members of th...


Big Snow for N'rn New England, Not for Us

Tuesday in Sacramento, and the low is expected to drop to 33 degrees overnight Wednesday and 34 degrees overnight Thursday . Portland could get more than 6...


Legislature delays marijuana shops, deadlines by 6 months

Critics say the strict deadlines in the voter-approved law don't permit enough time to put a regulatory framework in place to oversee the new marijuana industry...


Smith to Cannon connection leads Baylor past Boise State

Boise State (10-3) quarterback Brett Rypien threw two interceptions, both of which were thrown inside the Bears' 10-yard line. Cannon thanked his teammates an...


Incoming US president hints at potential new nuclear arms race

While President Barack Obama has proposed a multibillion-dollar plan to modernize the maturing USA nuclear triad, no mainstream voices are arguing to increa...


Condolences, memories pour in following news of Carrie Fisher's death

And recently she had been promoting her newly published memoir of her Star Wars years, " The Princess Diarist ". Mark Hamill remembered his "beloved space-twi...


Crosby's goal lifts Penguins over Devils

The Penguins were pretty good in their first game back from a three-day break, getting goals from Evgeni Malkin - his 800th National Hockey League point - and ...


Series of earthquakes rattle California-Nevada border

The Mineral County Sheriff's Department in Hawthorne said staffers felt both quakes, but they had not had any reports of problems. Aftershocks from two 5-plus...


Miami Dolphins 2017 opponents are set

Miami has been a house of horrors for Tom Brady throughout his career. While he isn't likely to play against the Patriots due to a knee injury that he suffere...


Holiday storm sweeps through Dakotas, Minnesota; roads close after freezing rain

Snow and freezing rain are also in the forecast for much of the Midwest and Northeast late on Friday and through Saturday as temperatures are to dip around free...


Police offer tips to keep thieves from stealing your new gifts

Woodstock Police are also taking initiative in warning residents of the dangers of leaving their leftover boxes in front of their residences. Take a few minut...


Local retailers see surge of shoppers day after Christmas

Pro tip: As we move from holiday excess into New Year's resolutions, you will also see fitness equipment discounted. "We [also] have a lot of people today using...


Trans man stabbed on subway in racist attack

A witness on the subway took the victim off the train and onto the platform, where police then arrived and arrested Pazmino, witnesses told the New York Post ....


Community is urged to recycle Christmas trees

All lights, tinsel, ornaments and other human-made materials must be removed from trees. For larger trees, contact your collector for recycling instructions. "E...


Eddie Vedder Gives A Financial Hand To Needy Maryland Family For Christmas

I know it's not about the gifts, but they are kids! The story went viral when the Washington Post covered it, encouraging readers to help this woman not only k...


Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 49 today

Showers are possible this morning as a cold front moves through the region. Temperatures will fall throughout the day to around 35 degrees by 5 p.m., NWS says...


Cops: Ex-student who fathered son with teacher killed both

Duran's arrest Tuesday comes after Barahona was found dead Monday morning inside her Harlem apartment along with her son. The medical examiner will determin...


Starbucks to offer free espressos at various locations through January 2

Starbucks continues doling out free coffee with its 10 Days of Cheer promotion. It's calling them "Pop-Up Cheer Parties". Sometimes there's nothing better t...


OSP trooper in critical condition after shootout

The suspect was shot and killed in the exchange. Police initially responded to a report of a shooting late Sunday in King City, where they found a woman's bod...