Colder temperatures in forecast

Low around 36. North wind around 5 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. There are increasing probabilities that potentially several inches of accumulating snow could fall across western and north-central NY during this period. Read More

Alaska Airlines to add non-stop service between BWI and San Francisco

Alaska Airlines to add non-stop service between BWI and San Francisco

If you're going to San Francisco, you can now flight direct from New Orleans . The routes mark the single largest new market announcement in Alaska Airlines history. In addition to the Indianapolis route, the other new Virgin America routes announced Thursday include service between San Francisco and Philadelphia; Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans; Baltimore; Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina; and Kona, Hawaii. Read More

Jewish Children's Museum in NY evacuated for bomb threat

Jewish Children's Museum in NY evacuated for bomb threat

The JCC Association's letter came on the same day that centers in Colorado, Delaware, Connecticut and Vancouver received bomb threats , and a day after a dozen such threats were lobbed at JCCs and Jewish day schools across the U.S. The kids, said Bellows, had no idea the threat had happened. This is a developing story . "It is time for action, and we call on the administration and Congress to take concrete steps to catch those threatening the Jewish community", Anti-Defamation League ... Read More

Schools to Close, Strikers Ready Ahead of A Day Without A Woman

Schools to Close, Strikers Ready Ahead of A Day Without A Woman

The rally is a lead up to the annual International Women's Day on March 8. A Day Without a Woman coincides with both the International Women's Day and International Women's Strike . All 18 public schools in Alexandria, Virginia; Prince George's County school district near Washington , DC; Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in North Carolina; and the Maple Street preschool in Brooklyn have shuttered for the day. Read More

Brooklyn Nets to Honor Biggie Smalls in Game vs. Knicks

Brooklyn Nets to Honor Biggie Smalls in Game vs. Knicks

According to the press release , Biggie's closest family and friends, including Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs, his mother Voletta Wallace , and his children will be attendance. "It hurts me every single day to know what happened to Christopher and that I won't see him ever again. But you know we just have to move on and live with the great memories of B.I.G. Read More

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Up Heroin, Meth While Giving Birth

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Up Heroin, Meth While Giving Birth

A report via the concordmonitor tells of Frenette using an unsanitary syringe to try to inject Farruggia at least once before finally succeeding whilst at the home they shared. Frenette's bail was set at $25,000. Meanwhile, during her interview, Frenette told the investigators that she was, at first, baffled by her friend's request. Read More

Video shows daycare worker pushing child down stairs, police say

Video shows daycare worker pushing child down stairs, police say

Police said as soon as the daycare owner found out about the incident, Gable was sacked from her job and police were called. A camera installed 30 minutes before the incident reportedly captured footage of Sarah Gable, 52, of Folcroft, whom police say pushed the child down the steps at around 5:15 p.m. Read More

International Women's Day: NCAA conference commissioners

In fact, if all women were to take off March 8, the Center for American Progress projects it would cost the USA almost $21 billion in gross domestic product. Lovely Monkey Tattoo, a female-owned tattoo parlor in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, offered female-centric tattoos with messages like "Nevertheless, She Persisted" - a reference to the recent silencing of Sen. Read More

USC Wins SEC Tournament Championship

USC Wins SEC Tournament Championship

The defense did not allow Mississippi State to score again as the Gamecocks closed the game on a 9-0 run to win by 10. As well as to transfers Kaela Davis and Allisha Gray , who are juniors but will be competing in their first SEC final. Read More

Missing Indianapolis woman found dead on sandbar, cause of death still unknown

Missing Indianapolis woman found dead on sandbar, cause of death still unknown

The Indianapolis law enforcement officers that the search for the missing Jacqueline Watts has ended, after the woman's body, has been retrieved from a sandbar located near the Flatrock River . Columbus Police responded to the 2300 block of Riverside Drive for a report of an abandoned vehicle that still had its engine running. Jackie Kleine Watts never made it home to meet her husband for their trip. Read More

Pence denies double standard in email scandal

On Saturday, Pence tweeted a copy of the letter sent by his lawyer, accusing the AP of "violating her privacy and our security". It said Pence used the account, which was hacked last summer, to discuss sensitive matters and homeland security issues. Read More

Kansas Supreme Court says state isn't spending enough on ed

Kansas Supreme Court says state isn't spending enough on ed

Attorneys for four school districts that sued the state over education funding in 2010 said the increase must be at least $800 million, but lawmakers didn't immediately accept the figure. Baumgardner said her committee has had hearings on the components that made up the school finance formula that was in place prior to 2015, when lawmakers put schools on a temporary block grant system that will expire after the current school year. Read More

Snap Applies Lock-up to IPO Shares

Snap Applies Lock-up to IPO Shares

Snap filed to go public in early February, showing a rapidly accelerating advertising business that went from $59 million in revenue in 2015 to almost $400 million in 2016. The blockbuster IPO also signaled a huge payday for the company's co-founders, CEO Evan Spiegel and CTO Bobby Murphy. All told, the school sold 1.4 million shares of Snap stock, at the opening price of $17, making a cool $24 million. Read More

Red Bank Charter School approved by state for five-year renewal

Red Bank Charter School approved by state for five-year renewal

And the audience's answer was "yes". The debate, sponsored by Intelligence Squared U.S., will be podcast and an edited version will be distributed to more than 220 public radio stations nationwide. "These decisions reflect this Administration's continued commitment to hold low-performing charter schools accountable, while expanding access for New Jersey families to high-quality charter schools". Read More

Rand Paul says Obamacare 'repeal' secrecy is cause for concern

HSAs disproportionately benefit higher-income Americans because only they have enough disposable income to fund them. Out they came about 30 seconds afterward. They object in particular to a system of refundable tax credits that form the centerpiece of the legislation, which they say would amount to a costly new entitlement. Read More

World Former NAACP Leader Who Lied About Being Black Adopts Igbo Name

In 2015, Rachel Dolezal, former president of the NAACP's Spokane, Washington chapter and a part-time teacher of Africana Studies at Eastern Washington University , was "outed" by her parents as white. She also reveals that she has written a memoir titled In Full Color , but has been turned down by over 30 publishing houses (although she has since found one willing to print it). Read More

Environmentalists: Trump's Clean Water Rollback Will Harm Northwest Streams

While Trump called the water rule a prime example of federal overreach, Democrats and environmental activists say that it protects drinking water for countless Americans and clarifies rules about which wetlands and streams should be guarded under the law. Read More

Why the FCC delayed new privacy regulations for AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast

In an email, Wood reports: "It's a tragedy that Chairman Pai is willing to ignore his own statutory mandate and delay rules that protect internet users from cable company abuse, while pretending that he's just chasing after a more comprehensive privacy law that's outside of his agency's congressional jurisdiction". Read More

US Supreme Court weighs NC law banning sex offenders from social media

Packingham did, which was to say "God is good" because he was victorious in traffic court". But Packingham violated a 2008 state law that bans registered sex offenders from accessing commercial social media sites open to those under the age of 18, UPI reported. Read More

White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law

A federal appeals court a year ago agreed that the law had a discriminatory impact , but asked the lower court to reconsider its findings that the law was passed with a discriminatory intent . (The acting head of the Civil Rights Division in the Trump administration, Tom Wheeler, is recused from the Texas voter ID case because he offered Texas lawmakers advice on writing the law.) Before he joined Trump's Justice Department, Gore defended Republican redistricting plans from court challenges. Read More