National News

Stepped-Up Warnings About Super Bowl Scammers

Posted On January 29, 2014

(New York, NY) -- There are stepped-up warnings about Super Bowl scams following the news about those realistic-looking phony game tickets. Claire Rosenzweig of the New York Metro Better Business Bureau says scammers thrive in an environment where there's a lot of excitement and good feelings.   Rosenzweig recommends dealing with trustworthy vendors and Internet…

ACM Nominations Unveiled, Lambert, McGraw Lead The Pack

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban are leading the nominees for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. Lambert and McGraw picked up seven nominations each, while Urban snagged six.      Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Lee Brice and recent Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves are also among the multiple nominees with five nods…

State Says Communities Running Out Of Water

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- State officials in California say the drought is so severe that nearly 20 communities could run out of water within two to four months. Dave Mazzera with the state Department of Public Health says as the drought continues, there will be more communities that will likely be added to the list of…

Justin Bieber Turning Himself In On Toronto Assault Charges

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated)  --  Justin Bieber has reportedly returned to Canada to turn himself into police.  The star has found himself at the center of yet another investigation, this time over an incident that took place in Toronto last month.  A source tells CNN Justin traveled there Wednesday to be booked in connection to an alleged assault…

Consumer Confidence On The Rise

Posted On January 28, 2014

(Undated) -- Consumer confidence is on the rise. The latest Conference Board report shows consumers were more optimistic in January about business conditions and the job market. An index used to measure confidence rose higher than analysts had expected. The report shows that 21-and-a-half percent of consumers say business conditions are good. That's up about…