10 things to know: Legoland New York

GOSHEN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Planning your trip to the newly opened Legoland New York? Here are the 10 things you need to know to plan an awesome family trip! An inside look at Legoland New York While the park is open right now, the seventh and final ‘land’, LEGO Pirates, will open on July 9. … Read more

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Elsa forms in the Atlantic, could hit South Florida next week

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Elsa, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed Thursday morning hundreds of miles off the Windward Islands, the National Hurricane Center said. At 8 a.m., the storm was centered about 780 miles east-southeast of the island group. It had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, with … Read more

Report: Judge denies Britney Spears’ request to remove father from conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (NewsNation Now) — A judge has denied Britney Spears’ request to remove her father from her conservatorship a week after the singer made an emotional plea in court, according to a report from Variety. The latest development happening after Spears’ father asked the court overseeing his daughter’s conservatorship to investigate her statements on … Read more

Bill Cosby issues statement after prison release: ‘I have always maintained my innocence’

PHILADELPHIA (NEXSTAR) — Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison Wednesday in a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian once known as “America’s Dad,” ruling that the prosecutor who brought the case was bound by his predecessor’s agreement not to charge Cosby. Cosby, 83, flashed the … Read more

UPS driver recognizes teen trapped in wrecked pickup, uses delivery truck to free him

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — UPS driver John Wolford was driving Tuesday when he came across a flipped over pickup truck in Washougal, Washington. Wolford stopped, called 911 and checked on the teenage driver. He recognized the young man, Andrew Darr, whose family he knows from making deliveries in their neighborhood. He also realized that Darr … Read more

Cosby conviction overturned: Ruling sparks outrage, relief from activists and celebrities

PENNSYLVANIA (NewsNation Now) – Prominent activists in the #MeToo movement, the White House, and even his former “Cosby Show” star Phylicia Rashad have issued reactions to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturning Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexual assault. Cosby has served more than two years of a three-to-10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. He … Read more

Zeldin talks gubernatorial run and New York’s future

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-1st District) has been chosen by New York Republicans as the presumptive nominee to represent the party in next year’s gubernatorial election. Zeldin earned 85% of votes in a straw poll of county leaders Monday, making him the clear frontrunner. Other Republicans have said they still … Read more

Flying car’s successful 35-minute test flight ushers in ‘new era’ of transportation, inventor says

(NEXSTAR) – AirCar, a relatively new prototype for a flying car, has successfully completed a 35-minute trip between international airports in Slovakia, allegedly turning “science fiction into a reality,” according to its developers. The hybrid car-aircraft flew between Nitra, in western Slovakia, to the capital of Bratislava early on Monday morning. Upon landing at Bratislava, … Read more