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City in NJ is Second Worst in U.S. for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions, Study Finds

Where you live may be setting you up for failure when it come to keeping your New Year’s resolutions, according to a new study. To determine where Americans are most likely to stick to their goals for 2020, WalletHub considered some of the most popular — and most commonly broken — resolutions to rank more than 180 cities in the…

Loose Dog Attacks 1-Year-Old Child, Good Samaritan Who Tries to Stop It: Police

Police in Rockland County are looking for the owners of a dog they say attacked at least two people, one of them a 1-year-old child, Tuesday afternoon. Spring Valley cops responding to several calls of a dog attack on Hoyt Street around 4 p.m. found what they described as a chaotic scene — at least two people were being attacked…

Peculiar Pie: Maine Restaurant’s Fried Pickle Pizza Goes Viral

Ham and pineapple, move over — there’s a new pizza topping for foodies to debate. Fairgrounds Pizza and Pub in Cornish, Maine, has gained national attention after posting a picture of its signature fried pickle pizza. Yes, you read that correctly. The now-famous pie comes with ranch dressing instead of marinara sauce, cheese and, of course, a generous serving of…

MTA Pulls Nearly 300 Brand New Subway Cars Over Door Problems on Moving Trains

The MTA said Wednesday it has pulled nearly 300 newly delivered subway cars for safety reasons effective immediately, citing an analysis of “two recent incidents” involving doors. No passengers were injured in either case. A source familiar with the investigation confirmed to NBC New York that at least one of the incidents involved the doors opening while the train was…

US, Iran Step Back From the Brink; Region Still on Edge

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran’s ballistic missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops on Tuesday. Speaking from the foyer of the White House, Trump announced that the U.S. will immediately place new sanctions on Iran “until Iran changes its behavior.” He defended his targeted killing last week of Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force.

Fotis Dulos, Ex-Girlfriend Accused in Missing CT Mom’s Murder to Post Bond Thursday

Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of a missing mother of five whom he is now charged with murdering, will not be out on bail Wednesday because of a paperwork issue, his attorney said. Dulos is charged with capital murder, murder and kidnapping in the apparent death of Jennifer Dulos of New Canaan, who has not been seen since she dropped her children off at school on May 24. The two were in the midst of a contentious divorce and custody battle at the time.

Cuomo’s State of State Agenda: Fight Hate, Legalize Pot

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to outline new initiatives aimed at preventing hate crimes and advocate for a list of progressive policies, including his latest proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. The third-term Democrat touted his biggest past achievements and trumpeted a long list of future policy initiatives that he said were…

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