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'It's a public health crisis and it ends today': New York bans flavored e-cigarettes

(ALBANY, New York) -- New York state has banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing national concern about the safety of the products.The ban went into effect after being approved by the state's Public Health and Health Planning Council Tuesday afternoon.New York is the first state to enact such…... Read More

Scientists discover the 'most massive neutron star ever detected'

(GREEN BANK, W. Va.) -- Astronomers have discovered the "most massive neutron star ever measured," amassing to more than two times the mass of our sun, that they dub "almost too massive to exist," according to a statement from researchers at the Green Bank Observatory."A neutron star is what remains…... Read More

Guardian charged with abuse and neglect after 1-year-old girl dies in hot car

(LINDENWOLD, N.J.) -- A 60-year-old man has been charged after a 1-year-old girl, of whom he was the legal guardian, died in a hot car in New Jersey, prosecutors said.Shelton Shambry was charged Monday with fourth-degree abuse and neglect for allegedly leaving the 22-month-old girl in a van at a…... Read More

Wildfires spread in the West, flash flooding forecast in Texas

(NEW YORK) -- There are now 14 large uncontained wildfires burning in the West, not including smaller fires that broke out Monday.One of them, the Francis Fire in Davis County, Utah burned up to 200 acres and there were mandatory evacuations for residents in the area, though those have since…... Read More

School safety officer shot in head allegedly by boyfriend in apparent murder-suicide: Police

(NEW YORK) -- A school safety officer with the New York City police was shot dead in her apartment, allegedly by her boyfriend, in an apparent murder-suicide, according to authorities.Officers responded to reports of an argument and gunshots inside a Fort Greene, Brooklyn, apartment around 11:20 p.m. Sunday, initially treating…... Read More

Drunk boater charged with manslaughter after running over 11-year-old son: Police

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The Bay Area father of an 11-year-old child has been charged with manslaughter after he allegedly ran over his son with his boat this weekend after he had been drinking.Javier Burillo, 57, was arrested in Marin County, California, one day after the incident on Sunday near Angel…... Read More

Police offer few details in wake of transgender woman found burned beyond recognition

(CLEWISTON, Fla.) -- Despite calls from the LGBT community for more information in the wake of the discovery of a black transgender woman burned beyond recognition in Florida earlier this month, authorities say they are reluctant to release details about the investigation into her death.Police had to use dental records…... Read More

Search underway for

(BALTIMORE) -- Police are searching for a former actor on The Wire who allegedly escaped custody after being taken to a Baltimore hospital last week.Christopher Clanton Sr. -- who played Savino Bratton in two seasons of HBO's Baltimore-based drama The Wire -- allegedly escaped from police custody on Friday after…... Read More

Two high school football players die in separate on-field accidents across nation

(NEW YORK) -- Two high school football players died this weekend after sustaining injuries on the field.Peter Webb, a sophomore at Southwest Covenant in Oklahoma, and Alex Miller, a senior at Roane County High School in West Virginia, both died after sustaining injuries during school football games on Friday. Officials…... Read More

3-year-old boy seen hanging off 13th-floor air conditioner

(NEW YORK) -- A New York City mother is facing criticism after her toddler was filmed hanging outside the window near an air conditioning unit on the 13th floor of an apartment building.The video, taken by Bronx resident Jennifer Mares on Saturday evening, shows the child in a diaper clinging…... Read More

Teacher aims to help children with learning disorders with affordable program

(CHICAGO) -- A former teacher with Chicago Public Schools has turned her passion for helping children with learning disabilities into an affordable program that aims to help children all across the city.Kaitlin Feriante and her husband, Andre Feriante, opened the Redwood Literacy program in June 2018 as a summer course…... Read More