Modern ‘castle’ comes with ball pit, slides and a climbing wall

The Castle House in St. George, Utah (Century 21) ST. GEORGE, Utah (KTVX) – Ever dreamed of living in a castle? Now is your chance. Described as a modern-day European Castle, this 17,506-square-foot mansion on a nearly three-acre estate in southern Utah has everything a castle should — cathedral ceilings, an in-home spa, an elevator, … Read more

Older Kindles will lose their cellular internet connection by the end of the year. Is yours one of them?

(KTLA) – Amazon has started to notify owners of older Kindle reading tablets that their devices will lose cellular internet connectivity by the end of the year. The reason? Cellular carriers are turning off their older 2G and 3G networks in favor of 4G and 5G. The oldest Kindles will lose internet access entirely. This … Read more

Cities with the fastest-growing populations—and how the real estate market has changed in each

(Stacker) – The COVID-19 pandemic wildly affected supply and demand in the real estate market, exacerbating the existing housing shortage while driving demand as mortgage rates dropped to record lows. American homeowners with mortgages saw their equity increase by 19.6% between the first quarter of 2020 and 2021, representing a cumulative gain of $1.9 trillion. Those in … Read more

Did you know? List of ‘official’ New York things

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Friday that made baseball the official sport of New York state. Baseball now joins the exclusive and eccentric group of New York’s “officials.” Here’s a list of other official things and symbols of the Empire State: State animal: Beaver (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images) State beverage: … Read more

DOT finishes Albany County bike trail upgrades

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York’s Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on Friday that repaving on the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail in Albany County is complete. WATCH: Spectator at Tour de France causes massive crash after holding sign in path of oncoming cyclists “The resurfacing of the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail along the Hudson River between the Albany and Watervliet has been completed at a perfect time … Read more

‘I should have gotten the damn vaccine’: Las Vegas father of 5, who later died of COVID, texts from hospital bed

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A Las Vegas father, who contracted COVID-19 while on vacation, texted his fiancée from the hospital, “I should have gotten the damn vaccine,” she later told Nexstar’s KLAS. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Michael Freedy, 39, a father of five, and his fiancée, Jessica du Preez, traveled with their family to … Read more

Why you may start seeing alerts for ‘destructive’ thunderstorm warnings on your phone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — “Destructive” severe thunderstorm warnings will now alert on your cellphone, similar to how tornado warnings have done since 2012, thanks to the National Weather Service decision to break severe thunderstorm warnings down into three categories. They’ve always had “base” with 58-70 mph winds and 1″ to 1.5″ hail. But now they’re … Read more

Amanda Knox blasts film ‘Stillwater’ for exploiting her case

NEW YORK (AP) — Amanda Knox is speaking out about her name being associated with the new film “Stillwater,” saying any connection rips off “my story without my consent at the expense of my reputation.” “Stillwater” stars Matt Damon as a father who flies to France to help his estranged daughter, Allison, played by Abigail … Read more

Schenectady police need help finding missing teen

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Serenity Thomas, 16, of Schenectady has reportedly been missing since Saturday, July 24. If you or someone you know has any information about her or her whereabouts, contact police at (518) 630-0911. Police canceled search for vulnerable woman reported missing out of Scotia She was reportedly last seen wearing black sweatpants, … Read more