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  1. False Alarm: Hawaii Wrongly Alerts 'Incoming Ballistic Missile' Threat

    False Alarm: Hawaii Wrongly Alerts 'Incoming Ballistic Missile' Threat

    The timing couldn't have been worse: An emergency alert warning of an "incoming ballistic missile" was mistakenly sent out by Hawaiian officials on Saturday.It actually was part of a drill and wasn't supposed to be sent to cellphones, authorities said."NO missile threat to Hawaii," the state's Emergency Management Agency (EMA) tweeted at 1:20 p.m. EDT (8:20 a.m. ...

  2. Think This Is Cold? Wait 'Till Later This Week

    Think This Is Cold? Wait 'Till Later This Week

    On the heels of one of the coldest New Year's Eves in recent memory comes word that, believe it or not, it's going to get colder."Saturday morning, in particular, will be the coldest day of this stretch that began back on Christmas," leading tri-state meteorologist Joe Cioffi said Sunday afternoon. "There is no question that a major storm is going to develop Wednesday ...

  3. Colorado Shooting: Deputy Killed, 6 Wounded, Gunman Dead

    Colorado Shooting: Deputy Killed, 6 Wounded, Gunman Dead

    One deputy was killed, while four others and two civilians were wounded early Sunday by a gunman in Colorado whom authorities said was then shot and killed following a domestic dispute.Members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the domestic call at an apartment complex in Highland Ranch, about 15 miles south of Denver, just after 5 a.m., the sheriff's office ...

  4. Rest In Peace, 2017: We'll Remember Them

    Rest In Peace, 2017: We'll Remember Them

    Nationally, internationally and more regionally known notables we lost in 2017 included longtime giants in their fields, from Tom Petty, Gregg Allman, Glen Campbell, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino to Mary Tyler Moore, Jerry Lewis, and Don Rickles.There were also those known best in the New York metropolitan area, led by Nat Hentoff and Jimmy Breslin, who died a day before David ...

  5. How Much Longer Will Deep Freeze Last? Meteorologist Gives Answer

    How Much Longer Will Deep Freeze Last? Meteorologist Gives Answer

    In case you're wondering: Frigid to "much below average" temperatures in the region will continue until the end of next week, with "a coating to a few inches" of snow now likely on Saturday, a tristate meteorologist said Thursday afternoon.The average January low is 27 degrees: Current forecasts put it in the teens all the way down to single digits, at least until ...

  6. VIDEO: Times Square Suicide Bomber, 27, Identified

    VIDEO: Times Square Suicide Bomber, 27, Identified

    UPDATE: Authorities identified a would-be suicide bomber who was caught on video prematurely detonating an improvised device beneath Times Square early Monday as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah.Ullah, a Bangladeshi national who worked at an electrical company, was "wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body" when it accidentally went off as he walked ...

  7. VIDEO: Times Square Suicide Bomber, 27, Identified

    VIDEO: Times Square Suicide Bomber, 27, Identified

    UPDATE: Authorities identified a would-be suicide bomber who was caught on video prematurely detonating an improvised device beneath Times Square early Monday as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah.Ullah, a Bangladeshi national who worked at an electrical company, was "wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body" when it accidentally went off as he walked through ...

  8. NJ Police: Stopped Connecticut Couple Had $8,000 In Suspected Drug Cash

    NJ Police: Stopped Connecticut Couple Had $8,000 In Suspected Drug Cash

    A Connecticut couple stopped in New Jersey near the New York border with $8,000 in suspected drug money weren’t into telling the truth – which ended up sending one of them to jail, authorities said.Mahwah Police Officer Tyler Boucher spotted a small amount of pot in the lap of 37-year-old passenger McClendon Jones of Hartford after stopping a vehicle driven by Shian Anderson, 25, of ...

  9. CT Residents Feel Shock Waves From 4.1 Mid-Atlantic Earthquake

    CT Residents Feel Shock Waves From 4.1 Mid-Atlantic Earthquake

    Tristate area residents reported briefly feeling tremors from a 4.1-magnitude earthquake that occurred near Dover, Delaware shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday.The quake officially was recorded at 4:47 p.m. 10 kilometers east/northeast of Dover, according to the U.S. Geological Survey."Lasted five seconds or so," Eugene Bazzarelli of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey said.Residents of New ...

  10. Data Of 57 Million Uber Users, Drivers Exposed In Massive Hack

    Data Of 57 Million Uber Users, Drivers Exposed In Massive Hack

    Uber paid hackers to delete personal data of 57 million users and drivers following a breach late last year but didn't tell anyone until Tuesday, multiple news outlets reported.Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement that he only recently learned that names, email addresses and phone numbers were exposed.No location history, credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, or dates ...

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