Category Archives: Breaking News

Lioness grows small mane in ‘very curious case’ at Oklahoma zoo

OKLAHOMA CITY – Veterinarians at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens are investigating a strange occurrence with an 18-year-old African lioness. Zoo officials say Bridget, the zoo’s 18-year-old African lioness, has suddenly spouted a mini-mane. Male lions usually begin … Continue reading

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Substitute teacher fired after video shows him body slamming a student

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A substitute teacher in North Carolina was fired this week after a video was posted to Facebook showing him body slamming a student. The mother of the student at Western Guilford Middle School posted the video of … Continue reading

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Uber parks its service in Morocco

 Uber is pulling the brakes on its service in Morocco, which will cease on February 23, as it waits (and hopes) for local regulators to accommodate app-based ride-hailing. Read More

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Fight against algae blooms in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York is bringing together ecologists, biologists, and local and state officials to fight the growing problem of algae blooms in upstate ponds and lakes. The blooms can affect water quality and are seen as a … Continue reading

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Sylvester Stallone confirms he’s alive, ‘still punching’ following death rumors

Social media posts mourning Sylvester Stallone were quickly disputed Monday morning by the actor who is alive and “still punching.” Fans shared “rest in peace” graphics mourning the Rocky actor even after he spoke out on Twitter and Instagram about the … Continue reading

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Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property

 Another nascent proptech startup targeting ‘Generation Rent’ is London-based Homie, which might best be described as a concierge-style service that promises to save Londoner’s time, hassle and money when going in search of their next rental property. Today the company … Continue reading

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Preparing for potential flooding along the Mohawk River

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A big warmup is coming this week for the Capital Region and although some may be looking forward to it others are preparing for disaster. Ice jams in the Mohawk and Hudson rivers give the potential … Continue reading

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Texas teen thought to be robbery victim now accused of setting up her friend

SPRING, Texas – A teenage girl who was initially believed to be one of two victims in a Houston-area carjacking and robbery Friday night is now a suspect, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Susan Marie Mize, 17, and … Continue reading

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Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

 Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and forecast demand based on factors like weather, traffic and … Continue reading

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Flu epidemic continues, public urged to still get flu shot

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – We’re reaching the height of the deadly flu season. Doctors are continuing to spread the word that flu shots can be lifesaving, despite this season’s shot being less effective. Three out of the four of the … Continue reading

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Parents offer opposing opinions on raffling off firearms to raise money

ST. PETERS, MO – Some local youth sports parents are weighing in on the decision of a Neosho youth team to raise money by raffling off an AR-15.  Organizers of that raffle have been criticized by some who point out … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

 A 29-minute trip from D.C. to New York may seem too good to be true. And it very well may be. But that isn’t stopping Elon Musk from pushing forward with plans to build a Hyperloop along the eastern corridor. … Continue reading

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Rutland’s Winter Festival continues

RUTLAND, Vt. (NEWS10) – The Winter Festival is in full swing and one of the most popular events of the season is being held on Tuesday. Activities kicked off on Friday and over the weekend with snow sculpture contests, kid … Continue reading

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MarketInk: 91X Names Garett Michaels as Program Director

XETRA 91.1-FM, better known as 91X, has named Garett Michaels as its program director. He previously spent the past year consulting with the station owned by Local Media San Diego. “After spending the last year consulting and working with the … Continue reading

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Founder of #MeToo movement says society needs a shift to disrupt sexual violence

WEBSTER GROVES, MO – Hundreds of people, including students turned out to hear Tarana Burke the activist who kicked off the #MeToo campaign. Burke made a stop at Webster University Monday night. Burke said that even though she has visited … Continue reading

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Join me for an evening of crypto with writers Paul Vigna and Michael Casey

 I’m pleased to announce that I’m going to have Paul Vigna and Michael Casey, authors of The Truth Machine, onstage with me next week at Knotel, a co-working and event space in Manhattan. I’d love for you to come. You … Continue reading

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Student helps prevent potential school shooting

(NEWS10) – Police in Vermont are crediting a New York State teen and a high school resource officer for thwarting a possible school shooting. The alleged threat first came to light 160 miles away from the school in Vermont. It … Continue reading

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Opinion: Uber’s PAGA Settlement Exposes Trial Attorneys’ Scam

Most Californians view on-demand rideshare platforms such as Uber as a helpful tool to simplify their commute. For the state’s trial attorneys, Uber was just another easy mark. Last month, the Superior Court of Los Angeles County announced a $7.75 … Continue reading

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St. Louis police to handout candy to build trust with children

ST. LOUIS – The City of St. Louis Police Department will now have officers hand out candy from their patrol cars to the city’s youth. Police Chief John Hayden announced the news on Twitter and said it’s a good way … Continue reading

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Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable

 Tech companies are scrambling to catch up to the fact that kids have joined a web originally built for adults, and are using it the way adults do — by liking and commenting, sharing, clicking through on personalized recommendations and … Continue reading

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