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January 18, 2019 11:22 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nation's most graphic dashcam videos and added fuel to debates about race and policing and law enforcement's "code of silence."
Jason Van Dyke was convicted last year of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet fired…

LONDON (AP) — A British art dealer says he has bought a mural stenciled by street artist Banksy on a garage wall in Wales for more than 100,000 pounds ($129,000). The artwork in Port Talbot shows a child playing in falling ash from a dumpster fire, an apparent reference to the steel town's air pollution. Security guards were hired to protect the work after it appeared in December on a steelworker's garage.

ROCHESTER, N. Y. (WHAM) - People across the area are continuing to prepare for this weekend's winter storm as it draws near. This will be a significant winter storm in the Rochester area. By Sunday morning, many areas near Rochester will see between 10 to 15 inches of snow. As the storm nears, some plan on spending their weekend indoors. "I'm planning on staying in," said Deborah Himes of Henrietta. "I'll find something taped on my DVR to watch.

NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Sonja Spoo, left, associate campaign director of Ultra Violet, leads chants during an R. Kelly protest outside Sony headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U. S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2. 2 billion users. The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous record fine of $22. 5 million , which it dealt to Google in 2012 for bypassing the privacy controls in Apple's Safari browser, according to The Washington Post.

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WEAR) -A Florida mother is facing two counts of child neglect charges after officers inspected her home and allegedly found extremely poor conditions while children were living there. According to a report from the Crestview Police Department, the daughter of 23-year-old Angelica Crites called 911 because she and her brother were unable to wake their mother, who was locked inside her room.

FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Richard Phillips said he didn't mope much during the 45 years he wrongfully spent in prison. He painted watercolors in his cell: warm landscapes, portraits of famous people like Mother Teresa, vases of flowers, a bassist playing jazz. "I didn't actually think I'd ever be free again. This art is what I did to stay sane," the 73-year-old said.

As soon as there is a threat of bad weather, we all run to the grocery store to pick up the essentials...

If you are affected by the government shutdown, Jewish Family Service is providing supplemental groceries at the Brighton Food Cupboard including non perishables and produce during special food assistance hours every Tuesday from 1 pm - 3 pm until the shutdown ends. Please bring identification in the form of Federal ID. By offering food, we hope to ease the burden of other living expenses on affected individuals and families. As long as the shutdown continues, we will be here to help! We can…

WASHINGTON – Democrats in Congress vowed Friday to aggressively investigate a new report that President Donald Trump personally directed his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress a…

Bananas have more sugar and carbohydrates than other fruits, and one popular diet even says to avoid bananas because of that. But as it turns out, not all carbs are created equal...

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January 18, 2019 02:52 PM
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii
Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The Associated Press that she encountered the 20-foot (6-meter) shark…