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West Milford, NJ - Small Aircraft Lands On New Jersey Highway; No Injuries Today 12:30 AM West Milford, NJ - A single-engine airplane has landed on a highway in northern New Jersey, but there are no reports of injuries. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Cessna C150, with only the pilot aboard, landed on Route 23 in West Milford on Thursday. No vehicles were hit by the...

Washington - U.S. FCC Warns Against Blocking Personal Wi-Fi Access Yesterday 11:59 PM Washington - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday warned hotels and other entities against blocking personal Wi-Fi access, or hot spots, saying it was illegal and could incur heavy fines. "The Enforcement Bureau has seen a disturbing trend in which hotels and other commercial...


Boston - John Kerry Fined $50 For Failing To Shovel Snow Outside Home

Yesterday 11:45 PM

Boston - John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president. The globe-spanning diplomat can add one more: snow shoveling scofflaw. After a blizzard dumped two feet of snow on his city this week, Boston... Read More »

New York, NY - NYC Public Defenders In Video Advocate Killing Police

Yesterday 11:30 PM

New York, NY - Attorneys at a New York City public defenders office participated in an online video that advocated the killing of police officers... Read More »

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Los Angeles - Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-vaccine Views

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Los Angeles - With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His... Read More »

New York - Court OKs Use Of Electronic Signature In Domestic Case

Yesterday 10:25 PM

New York - Prosecutors and domestic violence advocates are hailing a judge's ruling that allows for the use of electronic signature by a victim in a... Read More »

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Canada - Montreal Man Tries To Enter Jewish Day School To ‘Liberate’ Children

Yesterday 10:05 PM

Canada – A Montreal man tried to enter an ultra-Orthodox day school for children on Tuesday to ‘liberate’ them. The man, dressed in flag of... Read More »

New York - For Traders, Oil's Plunge Takes A Toll On Egos And Accounts

Yesterday 09:49 PM

New York - The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of... Read More »

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Albuquerque, NM - Balloon Crew Surpasses Distance Record In Pacific Flight

Yesterday 09:15 PM

Albuquerque, NM - Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean made history Thursday, traveling farther than the 5,209-mile (8,383-kilometer) official... Read More »

San Francisco - FBI Releases Photos Of San Francisco Gold Nugget Thieves

Yesterday 08:52 PM

San Francisco - The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San... Read More »

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New York - Pot Arrests Plunge In NYC After Policy Change

Yesterday 08:19 PM

New York - New York City's pledge to stop making many marijuana arrests is playing out on the streets, where arrests and summonses for small-time pot... Read More »

Detroit - 2011 Vehicle Models With Highest And Lowest Death Rates

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Detroit - The Insurance Institute for Highway safety examined fatalities involving 2011 model year vehicles, looking at how many driver fatalities occurred in a particular model over the course of a year of operation, expressed as a rate per million registered vehicle... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Center-Left Alliance Looks To Unseat Netanyahu

Yesterday 07:33 PM

Jerusalem - When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost certain... Read More »

Cleveland, OH - Ohio Rabbi Held On Charges Of Sexually Abusing Maryland Girl

Yesterday 07:08 PM

Cleveland, OH - An Ohio Orthodox rabbi charged with sexually abusing a Maryland girl was ordered held on $500,000 bail and to turn in his passport... Read More »

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Washington - Study: Chances Of Dying In A Car Crash Plunged Over 3 Years

Yesterday 07:06 PM

Washington - Safety researchers say the chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years... Read More »

Jerusalem - Peres On Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: When The US President Tells You Not To Come To US, You Don't Go

Yesterday 06:31 PM

Jerusalem - Former president Shimon Peres on Thursday criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his upcoming speech before the US Congress... Read More »

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Paris - Bulgaria Extradites Man Suspected Of Link To French Attacks

Yesterday 06:00 PM

Paris - French authorities filed preliminary terrorism charges Thursday against a Frenchman extradited from Bulgaria and linked to gunmen behind... Read More »

Las Vegas - Delta Flight Lands In Vegas With Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit

Yesterday 05:25 PM

Las Vegas - Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Las Vegas on Thursday with the co-pilot at the controls after the pilot was locked out of the cockpit. McCarran International Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says... Read More »

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Buenos Aires - At Root Of Argentina Spy Intrigue: A Deal With Iran

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Buenos Aires - President Cristina Fernandez has portrayed Argentina's spy agency as sinister, accountable to no one, and possibly responsible for the... Read More »

Des Moines, IA - As Romney Weighs '16 Bid, His Past Donors Commit To Jeb Bush

Yesterday 04:30 PM

Des Moines, IA - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The Associated... Read More »

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London - London Summons Russian Envoy After Bombers Near UK Airspace

Yesterday 03:30 PM

London - Britain summoned Russia's ambassador Thursday and asked him to explain why Russian warplanes flew near British airspace, disrupting civil aviation. The Foreign Office said Thursday that Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort Russian Bear... Read More »

Buenos Aires - Argentina Buries Jewish Prosecutor Who Accused Gov't Of Cover-up

Yesterday 03:15 PM

Buenos Aires - Family and friends paid final respects Thursday to the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead after alleging that President Cristina... Read More »

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New York - New Counterterror Team, New Community Strategy At NYPD

Yesterday 03:00 PM

New York - New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says 350 officers will be trained and outfitted to respond to counterterrorism calls. That's in addition to the 1,000 officers already dedicated to counterterror efforts. Previously, precinct officers... Read More »

Washington - Average US Rate On 30-year Mortgage Rises To 3.66 Pct. Still Near Record Lows

Yesterday 02:29 PM

Washington - Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week after four straight weeks of declines, while remaining near historically low levels. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage edged up to 3.66 percent... Read More »

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New York - $50 Million Lawsuit Planned In NY Police Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

Yesterday 02:10 PM

New York - The girlfriend of an unarmed black man shot dead by a police officer in a housing project's dark stairwell notified New York City on... Read More »

Mississippi - Romney Takes Aim At Hillary Clinton In New Speech

Yesterday 01:44 PM

Mississippi - Republican Mitt Romney criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton over foreign policy and the economy on Wednesday in what could be a prelude... Read More »

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Bnei Brak - Ponovezh Yeshiva Feud Sees Police Arrest 30 Students

Yesterday 12:59 PM

Bnei Brak - Police deployed in force in Bnei Brak early Thursday morning to carry out dozens of arrests at one of the Haredi world’s flagship yeshivas, following a series of complaints about violence, vandalism, and arson among a small core group of offenders, Tel... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 04:31 PM Mexico City - Massive Gas Truck Blast Blast Rocks Mexico Hospital; Two Dead, 66 Injured

Yesterday 12:23 PM

Mexico City - A gas truck explosion decimated large parts of a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City on Thursday, killing one woman... Read More »

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Washington - John McCain To Protesters: ‘Get Out Of Here, You Low-Life Scum’

Yesterday 12:07 PM

Washington - Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain has kicked protesters out of a budget hearing, calling them "low-life scum." The... Read More »

France - Police Detain 8-Year-Old Boy For Saying He Supported Charlie Hebdo Attackers

Yesterday 12:05 PM

Paris - Police detained and questioned an 8-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked the satirical weekly... Read More »

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New York, NY - City Comptroller: Removing Snow Costs $1.8 Million Per Inch

Yesterday 11:22 AM

New York, NY - A new study says the cost of removing snow in New York City is about $1.8 million per inch. City Comptroller Scott Stringer... Read More »

Washington - US Pending Home Sales Tumble In December

Yesterday 11:04 AM

Washington - Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in December, a sign that low mortgage rates have yet to coax more buyers into the... Read More »

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Lisbon, Portugal - Portugal Approves Citizenship Plan For Sephardic Jews

Yesterday 10:44 AM

Lisbon - Portugal's government on Thursday approved a law granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago... Read More »

Poland - Police Intervention After Rome Jewish Leader And TV Crew Locked Inside Auschwitz

Yesterday 10:19 AM

Poland - The head of Rome's Jewish community and four other Italians were questioned by police after triggering an alarm at the visitor's center at... Read More »

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