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  • 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

    More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking “referrals” at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a “busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. “Additional steps will have to be taken to address these issues at these concerts,” he said. The three-time Grammy Award winner was part of the […]

  • New Jersey raises smoking age to 21

    TRENTON, NJ  — New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19. We “are giving young people more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place,” Christie said in a statement. “My mother died […]

  • Vice President Pence speaks at Ohio GOP’s annual dinner

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Vice President Mike Pence is increasing the pressure for Republicans to pass health care legislation, calling on senators to “step up to the plate” and keep their seven-year promise. “A few Republicans in the Senate weren’t quite ready to move forward on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare,” Pence said during his keynote address at the Ohio Republican Party state dinner Saturday. “Now some people around the country harbor the belief that Democrats will help us clean […]

  • Linkin Park cancels tour after frontman’s death

    Linkin Park has canceled its upcoming tour just days after the death of the band’s frontman, Chester Bennington. Concert promoter Live Nation made the announcement via a tweet, which the band’s official account retweeted. “The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been cancelled,” it reads. “Refunds avail at point of purchase. Our thoughts to all affected.” The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been cancelled. Refunds avail at point of purchase. Our thoughts to […]

  • Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting

    Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned Friday in the wake of a deadly encounter in which an officer shot and killed a woman who called officers to investigate a possible sexual assault near her residence. Mayor Betsy Hodges said she asked Harteau to resign. “I’ve lost confidence in the chief’s ability to lead us further — and from the many conversations I’ve had with people around our city, especially this week, it is clear that she has lost the confidence […]

  • Prince George beams in official photo ahead of fourth birthday

    LONDON– You have to admit: Prince George is one cute (almost) 4-year-old. Kensington Palace on Friday released an official portrait of Britain’s future king one day ahead of his birthday. The young lad certainly looks like a happy boy, with a smile in his eyes and a toothy grin. The Duke and Duchess are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark HRH's 4th birthday tomorrow 🎈 — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) July 21, 2017 “(His […]

  • Teens may now face charges after recording, taunting drowning man in Florida

    COCOA, Fla.– A Florida police chief said he will recommend criminal charges be filed against five teenagers who taunted a drowning man while recording his death from afar. Stressing that the state attorney will ultimately decide whether to file charges, Cocoa Police Chief Michael Cantaloupe told CNN on Friday afternoon that he will recommend the teens be prosecuted under a statute that requires the reporting of a death to a medical examiner. The chief’s statement was a shift. In previous […]

  • Shooting that killed woman ‘should not have happened’: Minneapolis police

    MINNEAPOLIS– An Australian woman killed last weekend by Minneapolis police “didn’t have to die,” the city’s police chief said Thursday. “This should not have happened,” Chief Janeé Harteau said in her first public comments since Justine Ruszczyk, 40, was killed Saturday, minutes after calling police to report a possible sexual assault near her home. “On our squad cars, you will find the words: ‘To protect with courage and serve with compassion.’ This did not happen.” Harteau couldn’t address the fatal […]

  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy used to help toddler recover after severe brain damage

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa.– A little over a year after doctors said a girl in Washington County, Pennsylvania, would require long-term care, that same girl is walking and playing like any other 3-year-old, according to KFSM. Eden Carlson was found unresponsive in her family’s pool on Feb. 29, 2016. She did not have a heartbeat for almost two hours. But, doctors never gave up and were able to bring the then 23-month-old girl back to life. Her mother, Kristal Carlson, said […]

  • The day the sun disappears

    In less than a month, the sun will disappear — for a short time — across America. For a brief moment, day will turn to night. Animals big and small will go into their nighttime routines. Stars and planets will be visible, and streetlights will turn on in the middle of the day. Here are some of the things you should know about the total solar eclipse happening August 21. Don’t miss it! This is rare, says NASA “The hair […]

  • Strangers offering their wedding dresses for free to brides impacted by Alfred Angelo closing

    Tampa, FL- Just days after Alfred Angelo Bridal announced its closing, women across the country are blasting social media offering the brides to be wedding dresses. Alfred Angelo Bridal was a national chain with 60 of its own stores across the country that filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation in Florida last week. Women across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are using the hashtag #dressmatchmaker to offer ladies left in a panic their own wedding dresses. Renee Lang, just outside Chicago, […]

  • PICTURES: Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

    Whether it’s turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet — and eating foods that work for you, not against you. Though none of these foods will work magic by themselves, when they are included as part of a healthy weight-loss diet, they may give you an edge in controlling hunger and shedding unwanted pounds. These […]