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11 min ago | KSL-TV

Man shot by police released from hospital, booked into jail

A man who was shot by police in August was charged Monday with several felonies and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail. Jared Roskelley, 31, had been in the hospital ever since being shot by a Unified police captain on Aug. 1. At least one officer had been keeping watch over Roskelley at the hospital ever since the incident, according to police.


Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Lughnasadh, Life

4 hrs ago | Sky News

New Year Revellers Face London Fireworks Charge

Boris Johnson says 100,000 tickets will go on sale to keep the spectacular event "safe and fun", adding it will not make a profit. People wanting to watch this year's New Year's Eve fireworks display in the heart of London will have to pay A 10 for a ticket.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Southern Residents Flee Amid Fears of Hamas Rosh Hashana Attack

The Jewish High Holidays are fast approaching, but for many residents of the Gaza Belt in the south this Jewish New Year will be spent away from home due to the security threats still present following Operation Protective Edge. Just this Tuesday the ceasefire reached with the terrorist group Hamas on August 26 was breached by mortar fire, although Hamas, which has breached numerous ceasefires, denied involvement and said it arrested the perpetrators .


Related Topix: Life, Rosh Hashana, New Year's Day/Eve, Terrorism

6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 4:28 PMYa'alon Rules Out Popular Former General as IDF Chief of Staff

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon on Tuesday morning spoke about the replacement for IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, who will step down from his post next February 15, and clarified he does not intend to appoint Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant who almost had the post in 2011.


Related Topix: Life, Rosh Hashana, Israel, Middle East

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Toys R' Us reveals its 2014 Hot Toy List Preview for the holidays

Toys R Us is trying to get the world ready for Black Friday 2014 and the upcoming holiday shopping season. No, it doesn't matter that the biggest shopping day of the year is two months away and Christmas is over three months away, it's time to prepare.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games

Walk, talk like a pirate Friday at the Rialto

If you're feelin' th' need t' walk, talk or look like a scallywag while enjoyin' th' movie, "Pirates o' the Caribbean," Friday be the day.


Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO, Life, Halloween

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Halloween: Whata s new at Knotta s Scary Farm, Halloween Horror Nights, other are theme parks

When the nights grow chilly and leaves begin to fall, our thoughts turn to Halloween. People love to be scared, even if it's only a little bit, and the theme parks in our area are ready to help with creepy offerings for families or the most daring individuals.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Life, Halloween


Man guilty of New Year's sex assault

One of the two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a University of Saskatchewan off-campus residence has been found guilty. Butchang Nkem and Farouq Sadiq were arrested following a complaint by a 20-year-old woman after a New Year's Eve party in Saskatoon in 2012.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Business Journal

CFOs say minimum-wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'

Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize workers' rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum-wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Life, Beltaine, May Day, Duke University

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Last day for TV deals before Black FridayLast day for TV deals before ...

Last day for TV deals before Black Friday TV's at Black Friday price points while TV mount savings sweeten this prime deal day. Check out this story on ST.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Fostoria woman sentenced for fatal house fire

SHEY WEIKER of Fostoria sobs Monday as Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Michael Kelbley sentences her to prison for starting a Memorial Day house fire in Fostoria that killed two people and seriously injured a third.


Related Topix: Fire, Fostoria, OH, Seneca County, OH, Memorial Day, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lowell Sun

Citizen volunteers to help out with Shirley's Veterans Day activities

Citing recent correspondence from American Legion Post No. 183, Town Administrator Patrice Garvin told selectmen last week that the Legion won't be sponsoring Veterans Day activities this year.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Libraries

Brew review: AleSmith's 'Evil Dead Red'

A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities. A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Life, Halloween

Disneyland gets all spooked up for Halloween

If there's one place on earth to get in the spirit for Halloween Time it's Disneyland Resort which goes all out staging spooky thrills for kids and adults. From now through Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Life, Halloween, Family, Kids, Ambient, Tomorrowland, Supernatural

Weymouth teenager convicted of breaking girlfriend's nose in drunken attack

A WEYMOUTH teenager has been convicted of drunkenly assaulting his then girlfriend shortly after midnight on New Year's Eve. Harry Charles Motte, of Walpole Street, denied a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm as well as an offence of destroying property and faced trial at Dorchester Crown Court.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Marchers make their way across Main Street in a flurry of color in Watsonville on Sunday as they celebrate El 16 de Septiembre. WATSONVILLE >> Mexico's 19th century hard-fought independence from colonial Spain does not stir up the same fervor in the U.S. as a much smaller battle against a French army half a century later, called Cinco de Mayo.


Related Topix: North America, Mexico, Life, 4th of July, Cinco De Mayo

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Gas Prices to Decline in September, AAA Reports

AAA says a switch to less expensive winter-blend gasoline should bring some relief to drivers for the second half of September. The auto club says the switch to cheaper fuel is scheduled for Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

WXLO-FM Worcester

Seth MacFarlane Album Featuring Sara Bareilles & Norah Jones Gets Title, Release Date

S eth MacFarlane , the guy who brought you Family Guy and Ted, is also a singer, and he's just announced a title and release date for his upcoming Christmas album, which will feature guest appearances by his pals Sara Bareilles an d Norah Jones. The album is called Holiday for Swing!, a title that's likely a play on the classic instrumental tune " Holiday for Strings.


Related Topix: Ted, Seth MacFarlane, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games, Life, Christmas

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:44 PMSynagogue Attendance for Rosh Hashana Expected to Grow

27, after the Shabbat following the festival has concluded. than at the park over those three days, according to the chairman of the Association of Synagogues in Israel, Eliezer Sheffer.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Rosh Hashana, TV, Electronics



The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt