(Northampton, MA) — The Northampton parking garage continues to be available free-of-charge because of a malfunction. The city is waiting for parts to arrive so it can fix the gate and money-collection system. The system has been on the fritz for more than three weeks, costing the city a-thousand-dollars-a-day. Central Services director Dave Pomerantz says the parts are on backorder from the Canadian company that initially sold them the equipment. He’s requesting a 300-thousand-dollar appropriation to replace the system completely.
The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.
Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.
A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.
The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.