Foley man killed following New Mexico semitrailers crash

A Foley man is dead following a two-vehicle crash Friday in New Mexico, the Santa Fe New Mexican is reporting.Three other people were injured in a crash of two semitrailers Friday night on Interstate 40 about 80 miles west of Albuquerque.

Oklahoma man accused of beating child for opening present

-- An Okmulgee, Oklahoma man is behind bars after police say he beat his girlfriend's five-year-old because the little boy opened a Christmas present early.The child's mother says her boyfriend was watching her children while she was Christmas shopping last weekend.

NORAD tracker: Follow Santa's whereabouts on Christmas Eve

Once Santa takes flight, the public can track his whereabouts and access NORAD's "Santa Cams" as he journeys around the world to bring joy to good boys and girls.Eastern today, Christmas Eve, the public has been welcome to call 1-877-HI-NORAD (1-877-446-6723) and speak live with NORAD trackers.

Sunday Brunch: Shrimp and Grits

Chef Chrissy Gousman, Owner Fork Fantasy Catering joined us with her Cajun Shrimp and Grits recipe.Place peeled shrimp, cut andouille sausage, 2 tbl of butter, and 2 tbl of Cajun seasoning in a pan and sautee for about 3 min.

Masked men kill three people in cafe

Eric Oteng
with afp

9 hours ago


Masked men opened fire on a cafe in southern Cairo on Saturday night killing at least three people, security sources have revealed.This type of attack on a coffee is rare in Egypt, more affected in recent years by bloody jihadist attacks.

Claire's pulls children's makeup kits from shelves over asbestos concerns

INDIANAPOLIS -- Popular children's retailer Claire's has pulled several make-up kits from their shelves after a report claiming kits from several different cities  tested positive for asbestos.“We work closely with our vendors to ensure our products are tested and assessed in line with the relevant country regulations and guidelines.

Federal judge lifts parts of Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Washington state has blocked parts of the Trump administration's travel ban that limits entry into the United States by refugees from several majority Muslim nations.The plaintiffs argued that a memo that accompanied the latest travel ban includes directives to prevent the entry of refugees who are citizens of 11 countries.

Monster’s Mash: Still plenty to play for on Christmas Eve?

Snowflakes will fly during the majority of the team’s game with the Browns Sunday at Soldier Field as a small Christmas Eve burst of snow blankets the Chicago area.“It is Christmas Eve, most of these guys carry games with them, but, I mean, they would feel a lot better on Christmas Day after a ‘W’ than the alternative,” said Fox.

Deep Run football coach Chad Hornik loses home to fire

— The community has come together to support Deep Run High School football coach Chad Hornik and his family after a devastating fire.The December 23 fire destroyed the Goochland home the Horniks were remodeling, according to a GoFundMe page set-up by friends.

‘Real Housewives’ Luann de Lesseps arrested

“Real Housewives of New York” star Luann de Lesseps was arrested by Palm Beach police early Sunday morning on several charges including battery of an officer and disorderly intoxication, according to jail records from Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.The ‘Money Can’t Buy You Class’ singer was also charged for resisting officer with violence to his or her person, and for corruption by threat against public servant, according to jail records.

White Christmas on the way; Winter Weather Advisory issued

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all but the northern most portions of the Chicago area Sunday (Purple-shaded area on the highlighted map above).Winter Storm Warnings (pink-shaded areas on map above) are in effect for portions of northwest Indiana.