RISTOL BOROUGH, Pa. (CBS) - There are hundreds of television channels out there, but in one Bucks County community, there could soon be another. People may soon be able to watch a video feed of a police security camera — from their couch.
“I personally don’t like being viewed as I’m coming out my door,” said Bashean Baxter of Bristol Borough.
Police surveillance cameras are constantly watching you.
“Doesn’t bother me one way or [...]
A 15 year old boy has been arrested after being accused of raping his grandmother.
The teenager allegedly admitted to cutting off his grandmother’s underwear with a pair of scissors while she slept.
The victim, who is aged 59, told police she had taken medication to help her sleep.
Shocking: The boy admitted to his uncle that he ‘cut her panties off while she was in bed and had sex with grandma’ and [...]
Though she has been in the slot for more than a week now, quietly replacing Ann Curry after she was humiliatingly ousted, NBC made Savannah Guthrie’s position as co-host official today – which they marked with a cringe-worthy montage and no mention of her predecessor.
At the beginning of the show, Today stalwart Matt Lauer welcomed her to the role saying: ‘It truly is a new day around here.’
Asked how she [...]
Jack Froese died of heart arrhythmia aged 32
Friends have received messages which they say could only be from him but which mention events since death
Jack Froese suddenly died in June 2011 aged just 32 from a heart arrhythmia, leaving behind a number of grieving friends and family.
But five months after his death, some of those who were closest to him started receiving mysterious email’s from his account mentioning private conversations [...]
Man, we are so screwed.
This gut-churning Wall Street Journal article describes how anthropologists from UCLA are studying the habits of the American middle class. By analyzing weeklong video recordings taken inside the homes of Los Angeles-area families, the scholars are trying to understand what makes American children so helpless and needy, compared with children from other cultures. (The lead anthropologist, Elinor Ochs, has videos of Peruvian kids out climbing trees to harvest papaya, for [...]
Mitt Romney is getting some heavy air support in Michigan — the state where he was born and raised — as the “super PAC” supporting him invests almost $500,000 on television ads there.
According to someone who tracks Republican media spending, Restore Our Future has committed just over $470,000 for commercials starting Tuesday and set to run through Feb. 20. That marks the group’s largest purchase yet in Michigan, where it [...]
An SUV crashed into a Haverhill home.
HAVERHILL (CBS) – If lightning doesn’t strike twice, Haverhill homeowner Jim Curtis has a hard time believing it. He was sitting at the computer in his Amesbury Street home when an SUV plowed through the front wall landing in the living room.
“When I heard the squealing tires, I got up and the car came through right in front of me,” said Curtis.
But since his [...]
The head of the Carlyle Group, Oliver Sarkozy, just left CNBC’s cheerleaders aghast as he described the scale of the Eurozone crisis.
The math I’m working with is very simple.
In the U.S. banking sector, we had $3 trillion of wholesale funding that needed to be stabilized, got stabilized by the implementation of TARP which saw the U.S. treasury buy $212 billion worth of preferred in the banking sector to stabilize that $3 [...]
Banks sell consumers’ shopping data to retailers
Banks could make nearly $2 billion by 2015 from selling your shopping data.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Banks have found a new revenue stream — and this time, it doesn’t involve hitting you up with a new fee.
Many of the nation’s leading banks are selling information about their customers’ shopping habits: How much they spend, where they shop, what they buy.
In turn, [...]
Every now and then you see an ad on television or a billboard along side the road that makes you stop, scratch your head, and wonder if society can reach lower lows or if this one is it.
The picture above is not in an issue of Maxim or Penthouse, and it is not an ad for an adult movie.
No, it is on the corner of Houston and [...]
You know, there’s always a few tinfoil hat doomer and gloomers complaining that the Fed stinks, and the world’s going to end. In general they provide comic relief for those of us who prefer to think for ourselves.
What is scary is that some seriously good thinkers (like say, you) are now saying the same things. And I agree, and for the same reasons you think the same things.
When this [...]