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Leigh Castergine, Former Mets Exec Fired for Having Baby Out of Wedlock, Files Lawsuit

Leigh Castergine, former senior vice president of ticket sales with the New York Mets, filed a lawsuit against the Mets. She says she was rewarded with more than $200,000 in raises and bonus money, but was fired when she became pregnant out of wedlock last year, according to the suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court. Castergine’s suit alleges that co-owner Jeff Wilpon was degrading toward her... 

Home Depot Data Breach: Investigating Possible Credit Card Hack

Home Depot is investigating a possible payment data breach. The company told The Associated Press that it is working with banks and law enforcement to investigate “unusual activity” that would point to a hack. “Protecting our customers’ information is something we take extremely seriously, and we are aggressively gathering facts at this point while working to protect customers,”... 

Shuttle Bus Crash at Chicago O’Hare Airport Causes Delays and Injures 15

A bus crash at the Chicago O’Hare Airport Friday morning injured at least 15 people. The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. when a shuttle bus hit a barrier in the westbound lanes of Interstate 190 leading into the airport, just before Terminal 1, said Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police Department spokesman. “The bus appeared to just come to a sudden stop; unknown as to why. That’s under... 

Community Health Systems Gets Hacked by China with 4.5 Million Patients Data Stolen

Community Health Systems announced they suffered a data breach resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients. In a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said it was attacked during April and June of this year by an “Advanced Persistent Threat” group believed to be operating out of China. Community... 

Woman Sues GM After Suffering Third-Degree Burns from Heated Seat

A woman in Maine is suing General Motors after she suffered a third-degree burn while riding in the backseat of her friend’s Chevrolet Suburban. Emma Verrill filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Portland, Maine, saying that GM failed to adequately test the rear seat heaters to prevent them from reaching dangerously high temperatures that would burn human flesh. She’s seeking unspecified... 

2016 Chevy Volt Debut Expected During Auto Show in Detroit

Chevrolet will be debuting it’s 2016 electric car at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The next generation of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt was released with a teaser photo of the tailgate, but no other details about the car. The 2016 Chevy vVlt model is expected to continue through on it’s original mission, letting drivers improve their fuel economy but operate entirely... 

Missing Oregon Woman, Jennifer Huston Found Dead After Two Weeks

A missing Oregon woman was found dead after two weeks of searching. Jennifer Huston’s SUV was found Tuesday in a rural and remote area of Yamhill County, the Newberg-Dundee Police Department said. Police swept the area and found her body a short distance away. Police said nothing indicated foul play but added that the case was an open death investigation. “Because this is pending death... 

Comcast to Offer 6 Months Free Internet Service to Low Income Families

Comcast is offering six months complimentary internet service to low income families. Families can apply for the program called Internet Essentials. The program is available in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Those who are approved for Internet Essentials between August 4th and September 20th, 2014 will receive up to six months of Internet service. Comcast’s low-income program has connected... 

Plane Crashes into San Diego Costco Parking Lot, 1 Dead

A single-engine 1988 Mooney M-20L plane crashed into a San Diego Costco parking lot around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot. The 1988 Mooney M-20L plane is believed to have lost power shortly after take-off from nearby Montgomery Field, authorities said. “She said she lost power and she was going down and that was it,” helicopter... 

Woman Dies on US Airways Redeye Flight to Phoenix from Honolulu

A woman passenger on an US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu died after a suffering an unknown medical emergency. The incident happened on US Airways Flight 693, an overnight “redeye” flight that left Honolulu Tuesday night before arriving in Phoenix shortly around 7 a.m,. local time. The plane was a Boeing 757, according to US Airways. The airport was notified of the emergency during... 
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