Tracking the Tropics: Development in southern Gulf likely by end of week

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical development continues to be more likely in the Bay of Campeche – in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico – by the end of the week. An area of showers and storms has been monitored by the National Hurricane Center for the past four days and a tropical depression will likely … Read more

Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals, study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame tested more than 230 commonly used cosmetics and found that … Read more

Hundreds of unwanted Amazon deliveries land at New York home

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — You might not realize just how much you bought while online shopping until those boxes are delivered to your door. But the Amazon packages sent to Jillian Cannan and her family weren’t ordered by anyone in her household. Father’s Day 2021: A gift guide At first, Cannan thought her business partner … Read more

FaceApp comes with security concerns

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Everyone’s seen friends posting pictures on social media looking at least 20 years older. The viral app FaceApp gives people the power to change images of themselves by altering their looks, their hair and their age. You saw celebrities like Carrie Underwood, Kevin Hart and Dwayne Wade posting altered photos of … Read more

Missing boyfriend in gruesome Irondequoit death caught in West Virginia, charged with murder

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Seth Larson, a suspect in a Rochester-area murder investigation, was found in West Virginia and charged with murder in connection to the death of 37-year-old Lisa Shuler, officials announced earlier this month. NY raises age to arrest juveniles, eases parole penalties Larson was sought after by Irondequoit police after Shuler was found … Read more

Man rescued after 75-foot fall at Buttermilk Falls State Park

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — A man was rescued on Tuesday after he fell roughly 75 feet inside the gorge trail at Buttermilk Falls State Park in Ithaca. Crews used a rope system to lower themselves down to the victim and when rescuers made contact with the man, he stated that he had an ankle injury … Read more

‘Surreal’: 6th Street mass shooting witnesses describe the moment shots fired in downtown Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — It began like any other night on Austin’s world-famous 6th Street: music blaring as partygoers crowded the sidewalks and bars — then the gunshots sounded. It happened just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning at 400 E. 6th Street, near Trinity Street, where at least 13 people were injured after a suspect opened … Read more

Passenger on Delta flight restrained after altercation with multiple people near front of plane, video shows

(NEXSTAR) – A Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta was diverted to Oklahoma City on Friday night after an unruly passenger began trying to make announcements over the plane’s loudspeaker, the airline said. Footage shared to Twitter by one of the plane’s passengers appears to show the man wrestling with several other … Read more

Empire State Weekly Upcoming Restrictions Loosened, Mask Mandate Confusion, and Legislative Session Recap

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York is on the verge of reaching a major milestone in the battle against COVID-19: 70% vaccination. Governor Cuomo says the state will be rolling back “virtually all” pandemic restrictions, once enough adults get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which could happen any day now. One of … Read more

Overturned truck on I-787 near Exit 3A impacts morning commute

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A county waste truck is on its side on southbound Interstate 787 on Friday, impacting morning commuters. New York State Trooper Kerra Burns says the driver has minor injuries and was taken to Albany Medical Center. Credit: Tyler Schutz #BREAKING a county waste truck is tipped on its side on 787. … Read more