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This is my comeback

“It’s my comeback and I’m working hard every day with (my dad) and all of my support team in mind.” …read more Source: USA Bobsled Skeleton Federation     

Lunenburg Youth Football Player Taken Off Team ‘For Being Smart’

LUNENBURG (CBS) — A youth football league is coming under fire in Central Massachusetts for telling a 12-year-old he can’t play with his team mid-season. Five years ago, Michael Nowd of Lunenburg skipped a grade in school because he was excelling academically but he continued to play with kids his age. …read more Source: CBS…

NYPD Steps Up Security In Wake Of Deadly Attack In Kenya

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD has redeployed counterterror units in response to an attack on a mall that left dozens dead in Kenya on Saturday. There has not been a specific threat to the city but authorities were not taking any chances. “We keep track of events across the globe as they …read more Source:…

Toni On! New York: This Week We’re Getting Creative

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — If you love New York City like we love New York City then tag along with Toni On! We uncover hidden city secrets, show you the coolest stuff to do and hunt down the best treats because we love to eat! If you’re looking for a good …read more Source: CBS local…

Rutgers Rallies From 17-Point Deficit, Beats Arkansas 28-24

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Gary Nova threw touchdown passes of 33 and 4 yards to Leonte Carroo in the final 9:55 and Rutgers rallied from a 17-point, second-half deficit to beat previously undefeated Arkansas 28-24 on Saturday. Janarion Grant sparked the rally with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown in …read more Source: CBS…

Heavy Metal Comes To Harlem, Metallica Brings Act To The Apollo

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Heavy metal arrived in Harlem on Saturday night as fans lined up outside of the Apollo Theater to catch Metallica perform. Fans of the band called the event historic as it was the first time a metal group had appeared at the Apollo which usually plays host to …read more Source: CBS…

Schumer Pushes For Lower Taxes On Hard Cider

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is one of two senators leading an effort to lower the taxes on hard cider. Schumer and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have been pushing a the CIDER Act — or Cider, Investment and Development through Excise Tax Reduction Act — in Washington. …read more Source: CBS…

Boston Ballet Draws Crowd Of Thousands To Free Performance On Common

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Ballet, which is celebrating its 50th season, drew thousands of people to Boston Common on Saturday night for a free performance. “Night of Stars on Boston Common” featured a range of works from classical ballet to contemporary dance, including George Balanchine’s “Serenade” and Christopher Bruce’s “Rooster.” …read more Source: CBS…

21-Year-Old Billerica Man Killed In Bedford Crash Early Saturday Morning

BEDFORD (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a single-car crash early Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 21-year-old Billerica man, the Bedford Police said. At about 3:20 a.m., members of the Bedford Police Department and Bedford Fire Department were dispatched to a car crash near 97 Page Road, the police …read more Source: CBS…

Police: Two Shot During Altercation Outside Of Central Islip Bar

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Detectives in Suffolk County are investigating a shooting that took place in the parking lot of a Central Islip bar on Saturday morning. A group of people were in the parking lot of the Aura Lounge on West Suffolk Ave when an altercation occurred and shots rang out, …read more Source: CBS…

Former N.J. Dentist Sentenced To Three Years In Sex For Percocet Sting

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A former northern New Jersey dentist who admitted dispensing a popular painkilling drug in exchange for sexual favors has been sentenced to three years in prison. Succasunna dentist Ronald Jupiter must serve at least nine months of the sentence imposed Friday before he becomes eligible for parole, …read more Source: CBS…

Corey Webster Will Not Play Sunday Against Panthers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A day after being listed as doubtful, New York Giants announced on Saturday that cornerback Corey Webster will not play in Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. The Giants downgraded Webster because of a hip injury. He will not make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. Veteran Aaron …read more Source:…

Bodies Of Men Found In New Hampshire River Identified

HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS) — New Hampshire authorities have identified the bodies of two men found Friday in the Hampton River. After the state medical examiner’s office conducted autopsies on the men’s remains Saturday, the Hampton Police Department identified the pair as Mark Classen, 57, of River Avenue, Hampton, and Bruce Menezes, …read more Source: CBS…

Report: Leaves Beginning To Change Colors Across New York

NEW YORK (AP) — State tourism officials say leaves are starting to change color over large stretches of New York. Foliage is approaching the midpoint of color change in several areas of the Adirondacks, which is ahead of the rest of the state. Color is just starting to show on trees …read more Source: CBS…