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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers. (Jan. 19) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave In this Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administr

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 05:24:00

Man shot in leg during drug deal outside Walmart, police say

The suspect fled the scene on foot. Police believe the suspect was picked up by the same vehicle that dropped him off: a red 2007 Toyota Camry reported stolen Friday. The victim, who is in his late teens, was taken to the West Chester Hospital. His injuries are not life threatening, McCroskey said.

WPXI - 2018-01-21 02:25:29

Crash into creek lands man in hospital

A man is in the hospital after he crashed his vehicle into an Elm Grove creek. A man is in the hospital after he crashed his vehicle into an Elm Grove creek. The call came in around 9:30 Saturday morning. The crash happened on the corner of Hickory Street and Lumber Avenue in Elm Grove. Police said

WTOV 9 - 2018-01-20 19:30:24

Power's on at Carroll plant: Advance Power also planning sister facility near Wellsville

Staff writer LISBON - The sister plant to the natural gas-powered electric plant to be built outside Wellsville is open for business. Advance Power announced earlier this week its 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant outside Carrollton is operating and capable of generating enough electricity fo

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Police, Emergency & Courts

Borough police said a Cumberland County resident awaited arraignment this morning after allegedly smashing a window and entering a house in the 600 block of Washington Street. Police said Trenton Mahaffie, 21, of Enola, was seen inside the house after officers were dispatched at 1:49 a.m. Mahaffie f

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 14:50:00

Weirton Hall of Fame to accept 2018 nominations

Nominations may be submitted beginning Feb. 1, with forms available at the Weirton Municipal Building and through the City of Weirton's website. Nomination forms are to be mailed to the City of Weirton, attn: Hall of Fame Committee, 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton, W.Va. 26062. The deadline to submit a

WEIRTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Gov. Wolf releases statement regarding government shutdown

Updated: 4:48 PM EST Jan 20, 2018 Governor Tom Wolf today released a statement Saturday after Congress' failure to pass a long-term funding solution for the federal government and prevent a shutdown. "I am frustrated we are in this situation as Pennsylvania relies on the federal government for fun

WTAE.COM - 2018-01-20 21:48:00

Local woman who became first person in U.S. to receive face transplant speaks out

A Steubenville woman became the first person in the United States to receive a face transplant 10 years ago. Connie Culp was shot in the face by her ex-husband in 2004. She spoke about her life since then Saturday at the Center for Organ Recovery and Education. Doctors also talked about the future o

WPXI - 2018-01-21 00:36:27

Staten Island Boy Scout leaders arrested for heroin, unregistered guns: police

Police discovered heroin a guns in the New Brighton home of a Boy Scout leader (Photo courtesy of DCPI). NEW BRIGHTON, Staten Island - Two Boy Scout leaders in Staten Island were arrested Friday after police discovered a massive amount of heroin, scales, drug packages and unregistered firearms in on

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-21 01:37:42

Federal drug bust, alleged airport bomb-stunt top week's crime, court news

Feds: Drug crew sold, stashed heroin and fentanyl on Staten Island - even after member OD'd Several members of an alleged Albanian drug gang peddled heroin and fentanyl stamped with "Pray for death" throughout the area, including on the borough, federal authorities allege. Medin (Dino) Kosic, 30, of

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 13:03:17

Pair who robbed Edison cell phone store caught after 30-mile chase

Two 19-year-old men who robbed a cell phone store in Edison at gunpoint last week were arrested in Clifton after fleeing police, authorities said. Yousef Mohammed Ijbara, of New York City, and Mahdi L. Shalanbi, of Paterson, walked into the AT&T Mobile store on Route 1 at 7:42 p.m. on Jan. 10 and o

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 14:28:05

Police Searching For Woman Caught On Video Stealing Tip Jars On Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police on Staten Island are searching for a woman who's been stealing tip jars. As CBS2's Cindy Hsu reported, three businesses that were ripped off posted surveillance videos on social media. The latest theft happened Tuesday at Hawaii Poke Bowl on Richmond Avenue. Eric Lin s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 18:24:11

New Brunswick High School On Lockdown Friday

schools NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Brunswick High School was put into a lockdown Friday morning after a rumor spread through the school that a student had brought a possible weapon into the building. Police did not say what that weapon might have been. At approximately 9:20 a.m. Friday, New Brunswick H

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:24:20

Overturned vehicle closes Route 35 in Hazlet

A crash closed Route 35 in Hazlet Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2018. Courtesy of Laura Attix. HAZLET - Authorities are on the scene of a crash that closed Route 35 at Bethany Road and Poole Avenue. The crash happened at about 3 p.m. causing one car to overturn. It's not clear yet what caused the

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-20 21:42:21

Linden Sam's Club closes, displacing 200 workers

"It is with great saddest (sic) that we are losing one of our box clubs in the area as well as the displacement of so many employees," Mayor Derek Armstead said in a statement. "To address this issue we will be sponsoring a job fair Jan. 22, through our Linden First employment program along with Sam

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-01-20 19:37:10

3 Perth Amboy residents face gun, drugs, counterfeit charges

PERTH AMBOY - A motor vehicle stop Thursday resulted in the arrests of three city residents and the seizure of a loaded gun, 112 grams of marijuana, more than $1,000 in counterfeit money, as well as cash, ammunition and drug paraphernalia. Around 11:40 p.m., Perth Amboy Police Officers Giovanni Diaz

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 22:57:59

Vigil for man killed by off-duty Cleveland police officer

CLEVELAND - A vigil was held at the Corner Alley on Euclid Avenue Saturday night to remember the man shot and killed last week by an off-duty Cleveland police officer. Police say Thomas Yatsko, 21. was shot after he attacked off-duty officer, Dean Graziolli. Graziolli was working security at The Cor

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-20 23:12:22

Akron man seriously hurt in shooting in Goodyear Heights neighborhood

AKRON, Ohio - No suspects have been identified in a shooting Thursday in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood that left a man with serious injuries, police said. The 28-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds in the face, chest and arms just before 10 p.m. on Keck Street near Bethany Avenue, according

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:52

Police: Akron school board member found overdosing in front seat of SUV

A member of the Akron Public Schools Board of Education remains hospitalized after police found him overdosing on drugs in the front seat of his SUV Thursday night. According to a police report, officers found 57-year-old John R. Otterman unconscious in his red Ford Escape just after 8 p.m. on E Cuy

WKYC - 2018-01-19 21:32:00

Akron man gets 15 years in prison for trying to kill ex-girlfriend

AKRON, Ohio -- He was at the home of his ex-girlfriend to pick up some of his belongings. Then he shot her. Twice. 48-year-old Kasonia Toney was waiting in a vehicle at her residence on July 8, 2017, when her ex-boyfriend opened fire, shooting her in the neck and chest. The suspect, 58-year-old Vest

WKYC - 2018-01-19 17:51:00