National News

Roger Goodell Shows Up At Giants Game

Posted On September 22, 2014

(East Rutherford, NJ) -- Roger Goodell makes an appearance at the Giants game, just days after admitting he "got it wrong" in the Ray Rice case. There are reports the NFL commissioner sat in his car for 40 minutes outside the stadium yesterday before he walked in, made the rounds, signed some autographs and took…

New Policy Stops Prosecution Of First-Time Border Crossers

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S. government is no longer prosecuting people coming across the border illegally, if it's their first time crossing. The president of the Border Patrol union's Yuma, Arizona sector, Brett Worsencroft, says the new policy started about a month ago.   Worsencroft says if the person is a Mexican citizen, they are returned…

Schumer Urges CDC To Provide Better Enterovirus Tracking

Posted On September 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to give communities and schools better tracking and information on Enterovirus D-68. At least 160 cases have been confirmed in 22 states. The upper respiratory virus strikes children and can cause severe breathing problems requiring hospitalization,…

Afghan Soldiers Vanish in Massachusetts

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Hyannis, MA) -- Massachusetts authorities are still searching for three senior Afghan army soldiers who apparently have vanished. The men flew from Afghanistan earlier this month to attend the regional cooperation conference at a base in Cape Cod. The men were last seen at a mall in Hyannis Saturday night. Military officials say the men…

Google Chooses HTC To Build Next Tablet

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Mountain View, CA) -- HTC will build Google's new nine-inch Nexus tablet. The "Wall Street Journal" reports Google has been in talks with the smartphone maker since last year. The move to pick HTC fits in with Google's strategy of building a deep bench of partners to prevent any single manufacturer from gaining a monopoly.…