New York Governor Kathy Hochul signs Less Is More Act, announces release of 191 Rikers Island inmates

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York Governor Kathy Hochul is answering Mayor Bill de Blasio’s call to take action on the crisis at Rikers Island, signing the Less is More Act Friday and announcing that 191 inmates being held on non violent technical parole violations will be released immediately. The bill, which takes effect … Read more

L.A. County needs to see increase in COVID vaccinations or risk 'cycle of repeated surges,' health director warns

The pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in Los Angeles County is so slow that there’s a risk of a “cycle of repeated surges every few months,” Los Angeles County’s public health director warns. There was an increase in vaccinations in late July and early August as the effects of the Delta surge became apparent, but that … Read more

‘Guilty Party’ Trailer, Kate Beckinsale on Paramount+

Who’s the real guilty party here in the Guilty Party trailer? Because well, by Vulture’s count, Kate Beckinsale’s Beth Burgess commits multiple counts of destruction of property, along with breaking and entering, and dressing “like a time traveler.” But she doesn’t seem to be the titular guilty party in this upcoming Paramount+ series — from … Read more

Clippers’ New $1.8B Inglewood Arena, The Intuit Dome, To Break Ground Friday – CBS Los Angeles

INGLEWOOD (CBSLA) – After years of planning and negotiation, the Los Angeles Clippers will finally break ground on their future home Friday morning in Inglewood. A rendering of the Intuit Dome in Inglewood, Calif. September 2021. (Clippers) The team also announced that it has secured a name for the new $1.8 billion arena, the Intuit … Read more

2 Hanover Street Banks Robbed Within 10-Minute Timeframe – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Two banks in Boston were robbed within about a 10-minute timeframe Friday morning. Boston Police say the Citizens Bank and Santander locations on Hanover Street were held up just after 9 a.m. The suspect is a Hispanic male wearing a red jacket and blue jeans, according to officials. Officials are calling the … Read more