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Gas prices to rise to Memorial Day

BUFFALO — Gas prices across New York and the region will continue to climb, likely through Memorial Day, according to industry observers. Gas prices across the state rose 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,118 stations.


First Look: AppleTV Plus’ Original TV Shows, Including ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘Amazing Stories’

On Monday, Apple unveiled its many original movies and TV shows set to debut on its forthcoming streaming service, Apple TV+. The announcement of its original titles came during Apple’s buzzy “Show Time” event, which gave an early peek at the tech company’s various new products as well as the highly


Rise & Shine: A college counselor describes how the admissions scandal has discouraged her students

It's tough to persuade some students at City-As-School High School that they're college material, and the recent college admissions scandal has only made that harder, writes counselor Ummi Modeste.


Anna Pasternak slams Meghan Markle for her expensive life style and making Prince Harry high maintenance!

Not all people are happy with the lifestyle of Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Royal experts are now accusing her of making Prince Harry high maintenance. Anna Pasternak is a royal expert and author of the book The Real Wallis Simpson. She has slammed Meghan Markle stating that she is trying to be


Do blue-light-blocking glasses really work?

These geeky-looking specs are taking over the wellness world — but do they really work?. Blue-light-blocking glasses promise to filter out the brain-stimulating blue rays emitting from your laptop, phone or TV screen — thereby reducing headaches, dry eyes and fatigue.


Forgotten Families: Occupants Of Dilapidated Homes Confront DHS Commissioner

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The commissioner for the Department of Homeless Services was grilled by the City Council Monday. For the first time, he was also confronted by the very families who say his agency failed them.


Forget Uber, There’s $195 Helicopter Rides Between JFK And Manhattan

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Police identify young girl who drowned in hotel pool

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York have identified the 8-year-old girl who drowned in a hotel pool over the weekend. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says Jamielath Kabba was found unresponsive in the Residence Inn Marriott pool in the Rochester suburb of Henrietta Saturday night. S


MSNBC's Velshi on Avenatti arrest: 'My head is officially going to explode'

MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi said his "head is officially going to explode" upon receiving the breaking news that Michael Avenatti, the Trump critic and former attorney for Stormy Daniels, had been arrested on federal charges of bank fraud and extortion.


LADY IN THE DARK Starring Victoria Clark Adds Additional Performances

MasterVoices will conclude its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of a new adaptation of the legendary Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin, Moss Hartmusical Lady in the Dark. Presented as part of New York City Center's 75th-anniversary season, it is directed and conducted by MasterVoices Artistic Director


Happening Today: Bump Stocks, Border, Breast Implants, Conor McGregor, Justin Bieber, Michael Madsen

Get the top headlines of the day in your morning briefing from NBC 4 New York, Monday through Friday. Sign up for our newsletter here. The bump stock — the attachment used by the killer during the 2017 Las Vegas massacre to make his weapons fire rapidly like machine guns — will become illegal on Tue


Even the Chicago Tribune’s editors think Illinois’ abortion bills go too far

Illinois lawmakers are currently pushing legislation to make the state’s abortion laws even more extreme than New York’s. HB 2495 and would virtually eliminate all protections for preborn children, allow infanticide, remove conscience protection laws for health care workers, allow taxpayer funding f


Video Premiere: Ashley Jackson Performs Danielle Eva Schwob’s “The Long Way Down”

Today’s Four/Ten Media video premiere features harpist Ashley Jackson performing Danielle Eva Schwob‘s “The Long Way Down” from Schwob’s album Out of the Tunnel. Out of the Tunnel is one of two forthcoming albums from Schwob in 2019 and includes solo and chamber works recorded by Jackson, PUBLIQuart


Adele & Jennifer’s one drunk night

“Squad”-ing got annoying in 2016/17, due in part to Taylor Swift. And the fact that it had to be named. But we’ve always been obsessed with celebrity friendships, from Jean Harlow and Myrna Loy to Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor, to the Rat Pack, to the Brat Pack, to Friends, to Oprah and Gayl


At least 4 homes damaged in Jersey City blaze

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Firefighters are battling a blaze that tore through four homes in New Jersey early Tuesday, authorities said. Crews responded to the fire that broke out in the vicinity of Wegman Parkway and Ocean Avenue in Jersey City at about 5:30 a.m.


The AL Rest, Part 5: How Do the 2019 Yankees Compare to the Astros?

We continue to look at the best of the rest not out west, following up our look at the Red Sox from last week with their main divisional rivals, arguably the strongest team in the majors: the Baltimore Orioles.


Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos disavows Mueller plea deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, disavowed his guilty plea in a book released on Tuesday, claiming he was unfairly pressured into cutting a deal.


Works of famous Chinese painters to be auctioned in New York

NEW YORK, March 13 (Xinhua) — Works of famous Chinese painters in different time periods are scheduled to be auctioned at Christie’s and Sotheby’s next week in New York city.


Another Animal, This Time A Goat, Caught Loose On New York Streets

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A goat was found wandering the Bronx yesterday morning. Police say they found the baby goat near Boston Road at around 4 a.m. No word on how he got there or how long he’d been roaming the streets.