Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
An investigation was under way Saturday morning after an out-of-control sport-utility vehicle hit several people at a street fair in Yonkers, leaving a 15-year-old girl dead and four others injured.
According to witnesses, a black Jeep backed out of a parking spot at a very high speed and hit several cars. Once in drive the Jeep hit several more parked cars and then plowed into a group of people.
Spring may be around the corner, but people are still bundling up while thinking about sun and fun. Cruises are catering to that craving with bargain basement prices.
The vacation ship docked late Thursday in Mobile after a painfully slow approach that took most of the day. Passengers raucously cheered after days of what they described as overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors.