New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a battle plan Monday for the state to attack the coronavirus pandemic and while boasting to reporters his push for mask-wearing has helped curb the number of cases in the state, neither he nor his aides on the dais – inc...
On this day, Dec. 1 ...1955: Rosa Parks, a Black seamstress, is arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a White man on a Montgomery, Ala. city bus -- an incident that would spark a year-long boycott of the buses and the Civil Rights movement. Also on...
Sometimes you just need a break. Fante's Coffee in Louisville received a random act of kindness that could not have come at a better time as the shop struggles to remain open during the COVID-19 crisis. Recently the three-year-old outpost, received a major...
The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson this summer caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard to warfighting capabilities would cost $2.5...
Elizabeth Smart revealed over the weekend that she "was embarrassed and ashamed" to tell her parents about her experience while being held in captivity and repeatedly raped after being kidnapped at 14 from her home. Smart, 33, was kidnapped at knifepoint fr...
Some Black Lives Matter chapters are revolting against the organized movement's national arm, accusing leaders of providing little financial transparency and not much in the way of financial support. Ten local chapters issued a statement Monday outlining co...
A 16-year-old Florida teen with Tourette's Syndrome is getting famous online with social media devoted to the adventures of him and his dog named “Callum the Ridgy.”"I created the page to show awareness, to show that you are not different nor normal and it'...
A 36-year veteran of the Houston Police Department was honored with a loving celebration Sunday after he died of COVID-19 complications last Friday, according to reports. The body of Senior Police Officer Ernest Leal Jr., 60, who had been fighting a weekslo...
An Illinois couple used their money saved for a catered reception for their wedding to feed the needy for Thanksgiving. After cancelling their original plans because of COVID-19, Emily Bugg, 33, and Billy Lewis, 34, married on Oct. 1st in Chicago. The newly...
(CNN) Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday formally certified Joe Biden's victory, signing the paperwork to award the state's 10 electoral votes to the President-elect after a recount in Wisconsin's two most populous counties. "Today I carried out my duty to...
A moment of chance led to a reunion for a woman who helped out a stranger on a dark day in Texas. "I walked into Maurice's and every little piece of clothing I would look at I would lose it," Allen told Brownwood News. The only person that was working in th...
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan plans to sign a new city budget that will reduce the police budget by 18% despite homicides reaching record highs not seen in a decade. Council members overwhelmingly voted last week to cut funds for police training, overtime and...
A man who Chicago police wanted to question about an open container of alcohol over the weekend fired a handgu at an officer who fired back, police officials said. Police said no one was struck by gunfire in the incident Saturday afternoon on the city’s Nor...
(CNN) Eleven unprovoked attacks have occurred in the last month in a Massachusetts city, scaring residents and confounding police. Now, the Waltham Police Department is asking for the public's help. The department released footage of a person in a hoodie ,...
(CNN) Arizona certified its election results on Monday, awarding the state's 11 electoral votes to President-elect Joe Biden and clearing the way for Senator-elect Mark Kelly, a Democrat, to be sworn in this week. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, a D...
(CNN) A ransomware attack has Baltimore County Public Schools closed to students again, after the issue forced a cancellation last week. The district posted the news on its Facebook page over the weekend, informing parents that schools would be closed Monda...
A new program by a Washington county prosecutor’s office would allow for certain crime victims to be paid restitution directly from a fund established by the agency – and said to be supplied by taxpayers – instead of waiting for the alleged criminals’ cases...
Several states, led by New York, and immigrant rights groups want the court to affirm a lower court decision and block the White House proposal. The court could rule that the case is premature and sidestep a decision on the legality of Trump's plan -- a ver...
A young woman who had a large following as an Instagram influencer has been found dead on the side of a west Houston road -- a day after she was last seen leaving her house after an argument, according to reports. Houston police had been looking for 26-year...
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia until 7 p.m. EST Monday. In addition to possible tornadoes, forecasters warned that scattered wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible...