• NYPD Introduces New Dress Code Policies For Sikh Officers
NYPD Introduces New Dress Code Policies For Sikh Officers

And even at that officers can only sport beards of "one millimeter in length", so essentially just stubble, according to The New York Times . Turbans will be allowed to be worn in place of a police hat, so long as the turban is navy blue and has NYPD insignia on it.

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  • Multiple rounds of lake-effect snow incoming
Multiple rounds of lake-effect snow incoming

Bands of lake effect snow off of Lake Superior are affecting the regions. - Bands of lake effect snow east/southeast of Lake Ontario through midday. At 6 a.m., the temperature was 40 degrees with winds of 21 miles per hour out of the west. Though it's dry across most of New Jersey early this morning, that's about to change.

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  • Governor Cuomo Launches New Public Awareness Campaign Highlighting Minimum Wage Increase
Governor Cuomo Launches New Public Awareness Campaign Highlighting Minimum Wage Increase

Amendment 70, which passed in November with 55 percent support, will increase the minimum wage Sunday by 12 percent to $9.30 per hour, with annual increases of 90 cents each January 1 through 2020. Some California business experts say the increased labor costs will do more harm than good. The highest is in Washington where the wage in Seattle wil...

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  • Couple arrested after disrupting flight to California
Couple arrested after disrupting flight to California

About 30 minutes after takeoff, the flight crew began complaining that two passengers were refusing to follow their instructions. Neither spokesman was able to reveal what got the man and woman riled up in the first place. A woman is heard screaming "shut up" and questioning why she is being arrested. To which a passenger responds, "You're alread...

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  • Family of missing great-grandmother and child continue their search
Family of missing great-grandmother and child continue their search

A woman traveling with her 5-year-old great-granddaughter was last heard from on Saturday, Dec. 24, not long after she stopped at a gas station in Virginia. Barbara was driving a silver 2014 Toyota RAV4 with New Jersey license plate C80-ELS. "That video is the last anybody saw of her, and what happened after that we truly don't know", he said.

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  • Salvation Army raises $103K
Salvation Army raises $103K

The money came from Salvation Army funds. "It's the largest single donation we've ever had". The money raised by the campaign provides funding for programs from drug rehabilitation and the homeless shelter to job skill training and utility assistance.

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  • KD Cannon launches self into National Football League pool
KD Cannon launches self into National Football League pool

When football coaches toss and turn in their beds at night, they must utter the phrase "win the turnover battle" as a force of habit. Those two touchdowns helped the Bears take a 14-3 lead with 12:14 left in the second quarter. Grandview Coach Casey Walraven said it was a great ending to the season for Smith and Baylor. I think it's huge going in...

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  • Carrie Fisher Never Regained Consciousness After Heart Attack
Carrie Fisher Never Regained Consciousness After Heart Attack

FISHER: You keep fighting against that slave outfit. By the end of the interview , Fisher had Robach and the entire GMA crew laughing in response to her sly, wry, and ultimately hilarious observations about sexism and ageism in Hollywood.

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  • Aiken County representative charged with domestic violence
Aiken County representative charged with domestic violence

A SC lawmaker known for his support for the Second Amendment and Confederate flag was released from jail on Tuesday after allegedly beating and pointing a gun at his wife, the Charleston Post and Courier reported . Corley announced he was going to kill himself and then went into a bedroom. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Jay Lucas , R-Hartsvi...

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  • Penguins defeat Devils, 5-2
Penguins defeat Devils, 5-2

They beat the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruins on successive nights Thursday and Friday, with five different players combining for their six goals. Malkin answered with a power-play goal, off a cross-ice pass by Crosby, to tie the game at 6:43 of the first period.

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  • Series of Quakes Hit Near Nevada-California State Line
Series of Quakes Hit Near Nevada-California State Line

Aftershocks from two 5-plus magnitude earthquakes near Hawthorne, Nev., rattled the Western Nevada and Tahoe-Truckee area early Wednesday morning. The initial quakes were reportedly felt hundreds of miles away from the origination point. Geological Survey, the first quake hit at 3:18 a.m. EST, while the second came four minutes later. The o...

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  • Miami Dolphins 2017 opponents are set
Miami Dolphins 2017 opponents are set

Miami wants to carry momentum into the playoffs. In games decided by a touchdown or less, they've won nine in a row, but they haven't beaten a team that's above.500 since Week 6. Well, good news - the third season of the drama will begin shooting in March, I've been told by an old school chum that works in the industry. Ajayi rushed for over 200 ya...

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  • Trooper shot during pursuit of homicide suspect hospitalized
Trooper shot during pursuit of homicide suspect hospitalized

Sunday, police were dispatched to a home in King City after receiving reports of gunshots. Sgt. David Thompson of the Washington County Sheriff's Office says the suspect, 30-year-old James Tylka, was fatally shot in the incident. "My heart is broken", she said, over losing her only sister. Tate said she is still in shock about losing her friend...

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  • USA home prices rise to a post-financial crisis high
USA home prices rise to a post-financial crisis high

The Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine USA census divisions, reported a 5.6% annual gain in October, up from 5.4% last month. The 20-city composite increased 0.1% month over month and increased 5.1% year over year. "Nevertheless, home prices can not rise faster than incomes and inflation indefinitely". "Rapid growth in home prices may not be...

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  • Trooper Delivers Baby On Highway
Trooper Delivers Baby On Highway

Itohan Oyabure-Okafur gave birth to a healthy baby boy named Ebenezer Saturday night, as she was on her way to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. He weighs 6 pounds and 2 ounces, according to the Courant. Capps arrived at the scene and baby Ebenezer soon followed. "I just happened to be there", he said.

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  • Blizzard warning in effect for Dakotas, parts of Montana
Blizzard warning in effect for Dakotas, parts of Montana

Travel in the northern parts of the Red River Valley were expected to be unsafe if not impossible by late Sunday afternoon. Folks hoping to wake up to a white Christmas in northern USA states got exactly that Sunday after a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of the white stuff.

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  • Knicks defense falters vs. Celtics as Carmelo passes Elgin Baylor
Knicks defense falters vs. Celtics as Carmelo passes Elgin Baylor

The Knicks turned the ball over 17 times compared to just six turnovers for the Celtics. A brief lull almost sent the Boston Celtics home on Christmas Day with the wrong result. "He got his hand on the ball", Anthony said. Anthony had 29, Derick Rose 25 and Kristaps Porzingis 29 for the Knicks (16-14). Marcus Smart went 5 of 9 from the floor ...

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  • Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah to everyone
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah to everyone

Sgt Martin Moules revealed: "I miss my wife Bernadette, and wish her a very Merry Christmas". Sixty-seven percent of young people and 69 percent of African-Americans preferred "Happy Holidays", over "Merry Christmas". So here are some merry Christmas quotes to help you with that. The Management and Staff of The Point Newspaper wish all our reader...

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  • Jimmy Carter Only Confirmed Former President to Attend Trumps Inauguration
Jimmy Carter Only Confirmed Former President to Attend Trumps Inauguration

Clinton during his time in office. So far at least, Jimmy Carter is the only former president who has confirmed he will be going to the inauguration. A CNBC report from earlier in the week indicates that, according to a Trump inaugural official, singer Andrea Bocelli offered to perform but was turned away by the President-elect's camp.

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  • Redskins force five turnovers, keep playoff hopes alive with win
Redskins force five turnovers, keep playoff hopes alive with win

Unfortunately for Washington , the officials spotted the ball at the one-yard line. For the rushing attack, Robert Kelley had an improved outing, gaining 76 yards on 19 carries. Chicago welcomes Jerrell Freeman back to the defense against the Redskins and with Alshon Jeffery back for the second consecutive week, the Bears are closer to "full str...

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