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LONDON | Ashes of elderly woman’s husband stolen in UK burglary

LONDON — British police are asking the public to help identify two men suspected of stealing the ashes of an elderly woman’s husband along with cash, bank cards and jewelry. Police released images of the suspects Sunday. Detective Robert Costigan called it a “particularly harrowing crime” that has had a devastating impact on the 83-year-old … Continue reading LONDON | Ashes of elderly woman’s husband stolen in UK burglary

NEW YORK | Study: Many teens – and parents – feel tethered to phones

NEW YORK — Parents lament their teenagers’ noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits. A study out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, while … Continue reading NEW YORK | Study: Many teens – and parents – feel tethered to phones

Expert: New route may have distracted engineer before crash

SEATTLE /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Experts say it’s possible the engineer on an Amtrak train that derailed as it hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit was distracted for an extended period of time before the train plunged off an overpass and onto a busy interstate, a key factor in … Continue reading Expert: New route may have distracted engineer before crash

Governor Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Impaired, Distracted, Speeding and the Move Over Laws this Thanksgiving Weekend

ALBANY, NY/November 23, 2017 (STL.News) Governor Cuomo published a press release yesterday, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 offering the following information: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Police along with local law enforcement agencies will participate in a special Thanksgiving holiday traffic enforcement initiative in an effort to deter unsafe driving … Continue reading Governor Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Impaired, Distracted, Speeding and the Move Over Laws this Thanksgiving Weekend