Parents walk in local parade to honor loved ones who died from fentanyl poisoning

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — During the Colonial Heights Christmas Parade, parents will walk in honor of their loved ones who died from fentanyl poisoning in Virginia. Also alongside the Virginia Fentanyl and Substance Awareness float, parents currently going through substance use with their children, siblings affected by the crisis and Richmond recovery groups will join the … Read more

As Trump’s fraud trial eyes his sweeping financial reports, executive says they’re not done anymore

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump‘s company no longer prepares the sweeping financial statements that New York state contends were full of deceptive numbers for years, an executive testified Monday at the former president’s civil fraud trial. Trump’s 2014 to 2021 “statements of financial condition” are at the heart of state Attorney General Letitia James‘ … Read more

How much money should I have saved by 40?

At 40, your life experiences may look different from your peers. Some people will be hitting milestones like buying a house, while others are sending kids off to college or hitting their peak earning potential. But no matter what stage of life you find yourself in, almost all 40-somethings share a concern: Do I have … Read more

Trump’s ‘intolerance towards everyone’ encourages hate, Chris Christie says

Donald Trump’s “intolerance towards everyone” encourages antisemitism and Islamophobia in the US amid tensions over the war between Israel and Hamas, said Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor challenging Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. “When you show intolerance towards everyone – which is what he does – you give permission as a leader … Read more

Sacramento County on track to widen South Watt Avenue. Here’s when construction could start

Sacramento County officials are in the final design phase of a road improvement project to widen South Watt Avenue and increase capacity along a 3-mile stretch between Jackson and Florin roads. The project will add a through traffic lane for vehicles in each direction, expanding South Watt to four lanes, along with adding 6 miles … Read more

Biden is sending $100M in aid into Gaza. Is any of it ending up in the hands of Hamas?

WASHINGTON – For five weeks, delivery trucks crossing into the Gaza Strip from Egypt have carried food, water and other supplies to Palestinians facing life-threatening shortages of basic supplies. The Biden administration, which helped broker the deal allowing the deliveries, has pledged $100 million in humanitarian assistance to the Palestinians amid the crisis triggered by … Read more