House Democrats and Republicans temporarily set down their arms Friday as they attempted to nudge closer to an agreement to end a budget impasse now in its third year, even as both sides warned of major sticking points in the way of a resolution.
The day began with Republicans running an ad attacki …See the original posting at State budget passes first House vote, but huge hurdles remain on deadline day
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The Indiana Pacers committed to taking the franchise in a new direction Friday when they reportedly shipped swingman Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Ramona Shelburne of ESPN reported the news, while Sam Amick of USA Today confirmed and noted Victor Oladipo and …See the original posting at Paul George Traded to Thunder; Pacers Receive Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis
CLEVELAND, Ohio — If the Cavaliers were unable to trade Kevin Love on draft night in exchange for top talents such as Paul George or Jimmy Butler, should the team shift its focus toward exploring trade offers for Kyrie Irving?
Irving, an Olympic gold medalist and four-time NBA All-Star, averaged 2 …See the original posting at Should the Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving for the playmakers they covet if they can’t move Kevin Love?
The Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers were said to have been interested in landing George. Any trade for him comes fraught with some risk. George will still be due for free agency next summer, and he had informed the Pacers that his preferred destination was the Los Angeles Lakers.
But aft …See the original posting at Paul George Is Said to Be Traded to Oklahoma City Thunder
Calling the wrong phone number is generally a bit awkward for both parties. Now imagine if that happened to one person more than 100 times in a day.
According to NBC 5 Chicago, that is the reality for Evanston, Ill., resident Michael Byrne, who has a phone number one digit off of the one Jimmy Butl …See the original posting at Jimmy Butler phone number: Fans call wrong number
A small twin-engine plane attempting to land at a Southern California airport after experiencing trouble crashed on the 405 freeway and burst into flames Friday morning local time, authorities said.
The two people aboard the Cessna 310 were transported to local hospitals after the crash at around 9 …See the original posting at 2 Hurt After Small Plane Crashes on California Highway, Bursts Into Flames
After an outcry from fans, the canceled Netflix series “Sense8” will at least get a proper goodbye.
Co-creator Lana Wachowski announced Thursday that the show would return next year for a two-hour finale ― and she thanked viewers for making it happen.
“The passionate letters, the petitions, the co …See the original posting at ‘Sense8’ Revived For A 2-Hour Farewell Episode
In February of 2015, Dr. Henry Bello resigned in lieu of being dismissed for sending threatening emails to a fellow physician at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
He reportedly departed threatening to return and exact bloody revenge.
A background check would have shown that he had a criminal record that inc …See the original posting at Dr. Henry Bello Returned to Bronx Lebanon Hospital to Murder Other Doctors
Paul George won’t spend next season riding shotgun with LeBron James, joining a Superteam in Boston or heading home to be the face of the Lakers. No, the four-time All-Star forward is headed to Oklahoma City to play with NBA MVP Russell Westbrook.
The Pacers have agreed to trade George, who is set …See the original posting at Trade Grades: Sam Presti, Thunder Poach Paul George
A $36.5 billion foundation for rebuilding Illinois’ crumbling finances passed a critical test on Friday, but a powerful legislative leader said no deal would be reached before a critical midnight deadline — meaning Illinois will enter its third consecutive fiscal year without a budget.
The proposa …See the original posting at Illinois budget passes test run, but deadline will be missed