State budget passes first House vote, but huge hurdles remain on deadline day

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 …
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Paul George Traded to Thunder; Pacers Receive Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis

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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 …
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Should the Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving for the playmakers they covet if they can’t move Kevin Love?

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 …
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2 Hurt After Small Plane Crashes on California Highway, Bursts Into Flames

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 …
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Dr. Henry Bello Returned to Bronx Lebanon Hospital to Murder Other Doctors

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 …
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