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State correction officer suspended for beating inmate locked up for killing two NYPD cops in 1971

A correction officer at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. allegedly pummeled an inmate convicted of killing two NYPD cops.(John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union) A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who's been behind bars for more tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Feds: Drug crew sold, stashed heroin and fentanyl on Staten Island - even after member OD'd

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Several members of an alleged Albanian drug gang peddled heroin and fentanyl stamped with "Pray for death" throughout the area, including on the borough, federal authorities allege. Medin (Dino) Kosic, 30, of West Brighton, was the alleged crew leader who obtained the narcotic

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:26:58

Woman caught on surveillance video stealing tip jar from Staten Island restaurant

A woman was captured on surveillance video stealing a tip jar from a restaurant on Staten Island on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place inside Hawaii Poke Bowl on Richmond Avenue in the Bulls Head section. According to a manager, the woman placed an order and while she was waiting for her foo

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:18:30

Ex-Baruch College basketball coach admits to embezzling $700G

Machli Joseph, 43, a former basketball coach, faces up to 10 years in federal prison after stealing $700,000 meant for the athletic department of Baruch College.(CUNYAC via Youtube) A former Baruch College coach admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school's athletic department, au

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:11:13

Snowfall totals: Storm hits tri-state ahead of warm-up

NEW YORK - Snow blanketed parts of the tri-state area Wednesday, before it's expected to taper off and make way for a warm-up this weekend. A mix of rain and snow fell in NYC Wednesday, with heavier snowfall occurring inland. Snowfall totals as of 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service, w

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 15:32:34

Manhole explosions cause power outages

More than 1,000 PSE&G customers in Downtown Jersey City were without power, a company spokeswoman said, after two underground explosions yesterday morning. Jersey City firefighters responded to two manhole explosions, at 475 and 547 Washington Blvd., Jersey City police and fire spokeswoman Kim Scalc

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Doctor drugged by strippers off the hook for $135K Scores bill

A prominent cardiologist who would get his heart racing playing doctor with strippers at Scores is off the hook for the $135,000 tab he racked up there, a Manhattan judge has ruled. New Jersey Dr. Zyad Younan, 44, was the victim of "criminal conduct" - drugged by four strippers and then fleeced with

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 02:48:38

Councilmen Jumaane Williams, Ydanis Rodriguez, arrested at Foley Square protest, decry use of force by officers

City councilmen Jumaane Williams, right, and Ydanis Rodriguez, left, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, discuss the NYPD's tactics during a Foley Square protest that resulted in 18 arrests during a rally in Washington Heights. (Credit: Ivan Pereira) Two city co

AMNY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:06:00

Waupun Police Beat 1-17, 2018

Traffic stop - Tuesday at 1:36 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Taylor Street at Commercial Street. A 47-year-old Beaver Dam woman was cited for operating after suspension. Crash - Tuesday at 11:56 a.m., police responded to a parking lot in the first block of West Main Street for a two-vehic

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 18:40:00

Weyauwega man arrested for possession of child pornography

WEYAUWEGA, Wis. (WFRV) - An international effort helped put a Weyauwega man accused of possessing child pornography behind bars. In a post to their Facebook account on Wednesday, the Weyauwega Police Department says they received information from United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (IC

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-01-18 07:53:42

Road closed after head-on crash in Kaukauna

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) -- The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office says County Road KK at State Park Road and Hopfensperger Road in Kaukauna is closed due to a crash. Officials say there was a two car, head-on crash Wednesday night. Action 2 News has a photographer on the way to the scene. W

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-18 04:32:00

Vandals hit Pierce Park ice rink in Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Parks and Recreation is looking for information on vandalism at the Pierce Park ice rink. The department's Facebook page says vandals dumped salt on the rink and slashed the liner. Officials believe it happened Saturday, Jan. 13, at about 9 p.m. "As a reminder there

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-17 22:54:00

Calumet Co. authorities respond to crash

(WLUK) -- A crash has closed County Highway KK between Darboy and Kaukauna in Calumet County. The crash happened near State Park Road. Authorities are still investigating what happened, and the cars have not yet been towed away. It's unclear how long the road will remain closed. Authorities are not

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:59:09

Woman accused in door-to-door scam

A Portage woman was arrested Tuesday night, suspected of conducting a string of door-to-door scams while out on bond in cases involving similar accusations. Jennifer P. Johnson, 38, is in custody in Columbia County Jail facing likely charges of theft by false representation, resisting an officer and

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 00:30:00

Officials investigating Pierce Park ice rink damage

Officials say someone dumped salt on the ice rink at Pierce Park and slashed the liner, January 13, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Appleton Parks and Recreation Department){ } APPLETON (WLUK) -- An ice rink in Appleton needed to be repaired after it was vandalized over the weekend. Officials say someone d

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 15:39:17

Photos: Marquette's Michael R. Lovell delivers his annual address

Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell gives spirit gear to Emery Lehman, a junior in engineering who will be taking part in the the Olympics as a speedskater. Lovell presented the gear during his annual presidential address Wednesday at the Marquette Alumni Memorial Union. Michael Sears

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-01-18 00:15:20

Driver identified in fatal car crash into Fort Myers school

A Fort Myers family is grieving as they learn their 17-year-old son died in a fatal car crash Wednesday. Wesley Prophet Sr. confirms his son, Wesley Prophet Jr., was the driver of the car that plowed into the Evangelical Christian School, near Beacon Boulevard and U.S. 41 just before 5 p.m. It is un

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:08:30

Fort Myers man arrested in ongoing 'Lake Boyz' racketeering investigation

A 34-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an ongoing racketeering investigation into the "Lake Boyz" gang, according to the Fort Myers Police Department. Mark Francis Walker, of Fort Myers, faces two counts of racketeering influenced and corrupt organization and two counts of heroi

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 18:41:18

Lee County Sheriff's Office identifies victim of shooting in south Fort Myers

The victim in a shooting Sunday along Broadhurst Loop in south Fort Myers has been identified by the Lee County Sheriff's Office as Giovanni David Casterioto, 17. A passerby found Casterioto suffering from gunshot wounds to the abdomen and groin area around 4:30 p.m. on Broadhurst not far from the

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-17 19:38:50

Video shows woman accused of Cape Coral hit-and-run evading good Samaritan

New dash-cam video shows the moments a North Fort Myers woman accused of hitting an 8-year-old boy on a scooter attempted to evade a good Samaritan. Laura Ashley Wood, 30, of North Fort Myers, is facing multiple charges including three counts of hit-and-run, reckless driving and driving with a suspe

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 02:58:20