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Rangers Give Talbot 1-Year Extension

Rangers Give Talbot 1-Year Extension

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Goalie Cam Talbot agreed to a one-year, 1.45 million contract extension with the New York Rangers that will keep him with the team through the 2015-16 season.

The 27-year-old Talbot has served as Henrik Lundqvist's backup for the past two seasons. During that time he's appeared in 28 games posting a 14-9-2 record with a 1.80 goals-against average, .936 save...

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Supreme Court Denies Stay in Florida Same-Sex Marriage Case

Supreme Court Denies Stay in Florida Same-Sex Marriage Case

Jeffrey Hamilton/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Same-sex couples in Florida could get married as soon as next month after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to issue a stay.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi had filed for a stay while awaiting an appeal hearing before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal. The Supreme Court, however, decided by a 7-2 margin not to grant the stay. Justic...

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Australian Woman Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Eight Children

Australian Woman Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Eight Children

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) -- Following the discovery of eight children's bodies in an Australian home Friday morning, police have arrested the woman who was found injured at the scene.

Police confirm that the woman who was found with stab wounds to her head and neck has been arrested in her Cairns hospital bed.

Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said, "We will look at everybody and anybody that ...

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App Shows What 200 Calories of Holiday Treats Look Like

App Shows What 200 Calories of Holiday Treats Look Like

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This season there's plenty of holiday cheer, but also holiday treats and goodies that can wreak havoc on any diet.

To help those trying to stay healthy while enjoying seasonal treats, the app Calorific has created a handy guide that shows what 200 calories of holiday treats look like. The weight-loss app displays pictures of a single food in the amount that wou...

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Brick-and-Mortar Stores Fight Online Shopping By Going Digital In-Store

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Fight Online Shopping By Going Digital In-Store

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Some brick-and-mortar stores are doing all they can to offer high-tech in-store shopping and mimic an online shopping experience to draw more customers in.

Saturday kicks off the last weekend before Christmas and may actually be the biggest shopping day of the year. Roughly 93 percent of Americans havent finished their Christmas shopping by this point, and shoppin...

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First Family Arrives in Hawaii for 16-Day Vacation

First Family Arrives in Hawaii for 16-Day Vacation

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) The president and first family have arrived in Hawaii, for a 16-day tropical vacation thats become their annual tradition over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

The president himself is eagerly looking forward to the time away, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said last week.

They will remain on the island until after the New Year.

While there...

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WADK Local News
  • Roger Williams Expands In Old 38 Studios Space

    Bristol-based Roger Williams University is significantly expanding its presence in Providence with a move to the building that once housed ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's 38 Studios. Th...Read More

  • Restraunt Owner Indicted For Tax Fraud

      A Narragansett restaurant owner is facing federal tax fraud charges.  Prosecutors say Anthony Delfarno filed fraudulent tax returns in order to collect more than three-million dollars i...Read More

  • Traffic Stop Leads To Big Pot Bust

      A California man is in custody after police say he was found with 60 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in West Greenwich.  State Police say 30-year-old Justin Renfrow of Grass V...Read More

  • No Decision On Labbadia Benefits

      North Providence officials are delaying a decision on whether former firefighter Paul Labbadia deserves his benefits.  Town officials believe Labbadia has collected over 180-thousand-do...Read More

  • Study Shows Many In R.I. Struggling

      A new study indicates that many people in Rhode Island are struggling to make ends meet.  The study from the Economic Progress Institute says a family with two children needs to earn at...Read More

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