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Los Angeles, CA – Autopsies Reveal Details Of San Bernardino Terror Attack

May 27, 2016 at 06:51 PM
Los Angeles, CA - Newly released autopsies of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack reveal horrific details of the carnage. The autopsies were released Friday as part of a public records request by The Associated Press. They confirm all victims were shot at least twice and died quickly. The reports also detail the chaos inside the large conference room where most took their...

Toronto – Trump Tower In Canada Close To Sale, Name May Change

May 27, 2016 at 06:00 PM
Toronto - Toronto's Trump tower is close to being sold and may not bear the name of presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after it changes hands, a lawyer for its owner said on Friday. Symon Zucker, who represents Talon International Development Inc, said the 65-storey hotel and condominium building in the city's financial district has found a potential buyer and the...

Washington – Sanders Disappointed After Trump Pulls Out Of Debate

May 27, 2016 at 05:23 PM
Washington - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday ruled out a one-on-one debate with second-place Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders, killing off a potentially high-ratings television spectacle. The suggested debate would have sidelined likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton but given Sanders a huge platform ahead of California's June 7 primary. A day after saying...

New York – Fast Money: Banks Making It Easier To Split The Tab

May 27, 2016 at 05:06 PM
New York - Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don't all use the same bank. JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and other big banks are upgrading their online payment services to let customers make instant transfers of money to others who bank elsewhere, often at no cost. The move...

Laval, Quebec – High Profile Montreal Mafia Gunned Down

May 27, 2016 at 04:30 PM
Laval, Quebec - Quebec provincial police say a man with reported high-level ties to organized crime has been shot dead north of Montreal. Spokesman Jason Allard says a 67-year-old man was shot one or more times in his car around 8:30 a.m. in Laval. Allard says police have reason to believe the victim was tied to organized crime but adds that the coroner still has to confirm his...

Borough Park, NY – NYPD To Discipline Driver Caught By Dashcam Passing BP School Bus

May 27, 2016 at 04:01 PM
Borough Park, NY - An NYPD driver will be disciplined for passing a stopped school bus this morning in Borough Park. Police told VIN News that the commanding officer of the barracks section will be disciplining the unnamed driver. As previously reported on VIN News (http://goo.gl/8ezjst), dashcam footage captured the NYPD truck loaded with police barriers passing the school bus on 18th...

Washington – Trump Encourages Rubio To Run Again For Senate

May 27, 2016 at 03:22 PM
Washington - Donald Trump is adding his voice to the growing chorus of Republicans encouraging Marco Rubio to run for re-election to the Senate. Trump derided Rubio as "Little Marco" on the presidential campaign trail and remarked in March that "the people of Florida can't stand him. He couldn't get elected dogcatcher." But now Trump says over Twitter that polling shows Rubio has the best...

Nashville, TN – Traffic Ticket? State Lawmaker Says No Problem, Just Burn It

May 27, 2016 at 03:10 PM
Nashville, TN - A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem — he just burns them. State Rep. Andy Holt set such ticket ablaze on Wednesday and posted the video to Facebook. A news release issued in conjunction with the Facebook video urges others who are issued traffic camera tickets in Tennessee to ignore them. Holt is a longtime critic of traffic...

Jerusalem – Israeli Ex-officers Issue Peace Plan, Condemn Gov’t Inaction

May 27, 2016 at 02:48 PM
Jerusalem - A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers are criticizing the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and have issued a detailed plan they say can end the impasse. The plan by Commanders for Israel's Security on Friday called for a broad Israeli withdrawal from territory captured in the 1967 war to allow the...

Brooklyn, NY – One Suspect Held In Williamsburg Sidewalk Driving Drama; Investigation Ongoing

May 27, 2016 at 02:10 PM
Brooklyn, NY - One man is in police custody this afternoon in connection with a bizarre turn of events in Williamsburg that sent a nine year old Chasidic boy to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Thursday afternoon after he was hit by a car driving on the sidewalk. Police said that the man in custody was the passenger in the Toyota Camry. Charges are still pending and the NYPD...

Cincinnati – 96-year-old Dr. Heimlich Uses His Maneuver For First Time On Choking Woman

May 27, 2016 at 02:06 PM
Cincinnati - Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this week to save a fellow senior center resident who was choking on a hamburger, a center spokesman said on Friday. Heimlich, who in multiple national television appearances had demonstrated the technique commonly known as the...

Brooklyn, NY – Dashcam: NYPD Truck Passes Flashing Red Light School Bus In Borough Park

May 27, 2016 at 01:17 PM
Brooklyn, NY - An NYPD truck driving down the streets of Borough Park this morning crossed more than just the yellow line when it passed a stopped school bus whose red lights were flashing this morning; it violated New York State law that requires all drivers on any roadway to stop for school buses that are loading or discharging passengers. Dashcam video obtained by VIN News show an NYPD...

New York – NYC Police Make Arrest In Death Of Governor’s Aide

May 27, 2016 at 01:01 PM
New York - New York City police say they've made an arrest in the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was caught in the crossfire between two gangs last year. Carey Gabay (guh-BAY') was shot in the head in September during a pre-dawn party celebrating the West Indian Day Parade. The 43-year-old Harvard-educated lawyer was a first deputy general counsel at the Empire State Development...

New York – NYC To Require Child-care Centers To Post Performance Cards

May 27, 2016 at 12:55 PM
New York - New York City will require licensed child-care centers to post a "performance summary card" with information such as the number of times the program has been suspended in the last three years. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that 2,300 child-care center will be required to post the cards near their entrances. Information on the cards will include the number of children allowed...

Santa, NM – Donald Trump Breaks With Nation’s Only Latina Governor

May 27, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Santa, NM - It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump's standards — aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico. Trump chastised Republican Gov. Susana Martinez for not doing her job when it came to unemployment, federal food aid and even containing the Syrian refugee crisis while he stumped at a raucous political rally this week in...

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