Regional News

´Breaking Bad´ toy found at upscale home hiding $1M meth operation

December 18, 2013 5:42 am

A home in an upscale Florida neighborhood was hiding a million-dollar methamphetamine operation, officials said Tuesday. Federal agents and deputies said they got a tip the drugs were stashed at the home near Orlando,  so they set up surveillance and made the bust last week. Investigators said they pulled over Jose Calvillo when he left […]

Leave a comment

ShowBiz Minute: Ziyi, O´Neal, Pitt

December 18, 2013 5:40 am

Zhang Ziyi settles libel case against US website; Warhol portrait jury wraps 1st day of deliberation; Brad Pitt turns 50, Keith Richards celebrates 70. (Dec. 18)

Leave a comment

Christmas ornament dispute allegedly leads man to assault own mother

December 18, 2013 5:38 am

The holidays can be a stressful time for many, especially when family gets together. For one southwestern Michigan man the traditional decorating of the Christmas tree with his loved ones apparently was enough to push him past the breaking point. According to investigators in Casco Township, the 33-year-old suspect attacked his mother after becoming upset over […]

Leave a comment

Video: $1M in meth found in upscale Fla. home

December 18, 2013 5:31 am

Video: $1M in meth found in upscale Lake Nona home

Leave a comment

Checking Facbook, tourist walks off end of pier

December 18, 2013 5:17 am

Another person nearby called for help after watching the woman, head down as she looked at her phone, stroll off the pier. The young woman thanked rescuers when she was pulled out of the water 30 minutes after she took the plunge. “When we brought her on board one of the first things she did was apologize […]

Leave a comment

Package Holiday Revival Helps TUI AG

December 18, 2013 5:11 am

The revival of the package holiday helped TUI Travel's profits last week – this week it's the turn of its parent group TUI AG. The German travel and tourism group has just reported a surprise full year net profit of 4.3 million euros. Analysts had been predicting a loss of more than 27 million euros. […]

Leave a comment

How to Make Mini Candy Cane Milano Cookies for Santa

December 18, 2013 5:00 am

Adorable and deliciously minty Milano Minis Candy Canes inspired us to develop a homemade mini Milano cookies. But we had to take it one step further and decorate the tiny treats with colored candy melts, crushed candy canes, and festive sprinkles. Watch the video to see how easy it is to make candy cane Milano […]

Leave a comment

Cornell University Researchers 3-D Printed a Working Loudspeaker

December 18, 2013 4:56 am

Researchers at Cornell University 3D-printed a fully-functional loudspeaker. The team says each and every part is 3D printed, not just the shell.

Leave a comment

Obamas, Biden To Snub Russian Olympic Games

December 18, 2013 4:53 am

The White House announced President Obama, Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden would be sitting out the Sochi Winter Games.

Leave a comment

Stores Staying Open For Days At A Time In Response To Christmas Rush

December 18, 2013 4:52 am

In response to an increased demand for later hours from holiday shoppers, stores are staying open later and later this year.

Leave a comment