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  • Utah set to drop blood alcohol limit to .05, making it the strictest in the country

    Utah set to drop blood alcohol limit to .05, making it the strictest in the country

    (NEW YORK) — Utah is getting ready to implement the strictest blood-alcohol driving limits in the country. The law, which was passed in March 2017 by Gov. Gary Herbert, will define driving under the influence as having a “blood or breath alcohol concentration of .05 grams or greater,” making it lower than the nation’s standard of .08. Under the new law, which will go into effect Dec. 30, a person will also be charged with “automobile homicide” if they kill another person while operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of .05 or higher — considered a […]

  • Thousands of troops to remain on US-Mexico border as original deployment ends

    Thousands of troops to remain on US-Mexico border as original deployment ends

    (WASHINGTON) — Days before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced the deployment of active duty troops to the southern border to stop caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico. On Saturday, that original border mission comes to a close, but thousands of U.S. troops will remain for an extended and reduced mission in support of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) slated to last through January 31. At the height of the deployment, there were 5,900 active duty troops stationed in California, Arizona and Texas. On Thursday, U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) said that figure had dropped to 4,200, but […]

  • Heavy rain, potential flooding threaten East Coast over the weekend

    Heavy rain, potential flooding threaten East Coast over the weekend

    (NEW YORK) — A storm in the eastern U.S. is bringing mainly heavy rain to half of the nation this weekend. On Friday, over 2 inches of rain fell in parts of South Carolina, with flooding reported there and some minor flooding reported in parts of Florida as well. The radar is showing several areas of very heavy rain Saturday morning from Missouri to Washington, D.C., and south to Florida. Heavy rain, and in some locations a melting snow pack, could cause some flooding through the weekend. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will be possible. Flood […]

  • Police search fiancé’s home amid Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth’s ‘suspicious’ disappearance

    Police search fiancé’s home amid Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth’s ‘suspicious’ disappearance

    (WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) — It’s been 23 days since a young Colorado mother vanished — and as investigators search the home of the last person who talked to her in person, police are calling her disappearance “suspicious.” Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old mother of a 1-year-old girl, was last seen on Thanksgiving in the area of her Woodland Park home. Authorities executed a search warrant Friday morning at the home of Patrick Frazee, Berreth’s fiancé and the father of her baby. The search was still going as of Friday afternoon, Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young said. Frazee was the […]

  • Watch now: Netflix offers drag queen “Jolene” to promote “Dumplin'”

    Watch now: Netflix offers drag queen “Jolene” to promote “Dumplin'”

    Of all the incarnations of Dolly Parton‘s classic “Jolene” — and there have been quite a few — this may very well be the most outrageous. Netflix has created a new video of Dolly’s #1 hit from 1973 to promote the new Jennifer Aniston film, Dumplin’. In it, a troupe of female impersonators from RuPaul’s Drag Race lip sync to a new amped-up version of “Jolene,” all while riding a mechanical bull and bashing a banjo, among other things. The music video starts as one queen comes face-to-face with the iconic Dolly statue on the town square in Sevierville, Tennessee. Along the way, you also catch […]

  • “Burning Man” Dierks Bentley will close out 2018 on “The Voice”

    “Burning Man” Dierks Bentley will close out 2018 on “The Voice”

    Dierks Bentley will deliver his final TV performance of the year Tuesday night on the season finale of The Voice. He’ll do his current top ten single that features Brothers Osborne, “Burning Man.” Tune in at 8 p.m. ET on December 18 to see Dierks sing. “Burning Man” is the second single from Dierks’ The Mountain album, which is one of only three country records to make Billboard’s all-genre critics’ ranking of the “50 Best Albums of 2018.” Interstate Gospel by Pistol Annies and Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour are the other two. Dierks will start 2019 by kicking off his Burning Man Tour January 17 in Hamilton, Ontario with Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and his […]

  • Watch now: Luke Bryan engages in a little cowgirl craziness on “American Idol'”s Road to Hollywood

    Watch now: Luke Bryan engages in a little cowgirl craziness on “American Idol'”s Road to Hollywood

    Season 2 of American Idol won’t premiere until March 3 on ABC, but you can get a preview of The Road to Hollywood on Twitter now. “Can’t wait for y’all to see this season,” Luke Bryan added as he shared the video with his fans. The one minute clip recaps the 12,901 miles the Idol bus traveled for auditions, including stops in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Louisville, Kentucky; New York City and Los Angeles. In Denver, Luke, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry don flight suits as they visit an airplane hangar and meet with members of the military. Somewhere along the way, Luke also gives one cowgirl a ride on his shoulders […]