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Twin sisters found dead in Brooklyn apartment after flood prompts investigation

They were inseparable, right up to the end. Twin sisters who called Crown Heights, Brooklyn, their home for more than 20 years were found dead Friday after a flood in their basement began endangering neighboring houses, cops said. Marie Lynne and Marie Anne Alleyne, 69, died as they lived - toget

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 01:21:36

Elderly Twins Found Dead in Grisly Discovery at Brooklyn Home

Two elderly twins were found dead in an apartment they shared in Brooklyn on Friday, according to authorities and neighbors. The two women in their 70s likely died of natural causes, but their bodies were badly decomposed and had been there for sometime, according to police, who responded around 2 p

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-19 21:16:29

2 bodies found when FDNY responds to water leak in Brooklyn home

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn - Two bodies were discovered in a Brooklyn home after authorities were called to the location about a water leak, sources said Friday. FDNY responded about 2:30 p.m. to a home on Union Street near Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights. When they went inside, the first responders f

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 21:22:43

Correction officer faces life in prison for raping female inmate

Time's up for a correction officer convicted Friday of repeatedly raping a female inmate. Carlos Martinez forced the prisoner into sex and kept her quiet by threatening to toss her in solitary confinement, Brooklyn federal jurors decided. Martinez, 48, shook his head slightly and stared ahead as

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:55:53

Water condition in Brooklyn basement leads to discovery of 2 dead bodies

A call to the FDNY about a leak inside a building in Brooklyn Friday led to the discovery of two dead bodies. Authorities say the bodies of two elderly women were found inside the home on Union Street in Crown Heights. Firefighters responded to the call of a water condition in the basement, and they

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-19 21:01:32

2 women found in Brooklyn apartment dead for some time

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a flood in a Brooklyn apartment led to the gruesome discovery of two badly decomposing bodies. Police say the call came in about 2 p.m. Friday. Fire officials discovered a leak in an apartment in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn was coming from the building next

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 21:25:17

Brooklyn parents charged for leaving toddlers alone in apartment with 'overwhelming' smell of marijuana

Cops have charged the mom and dad of two toddlers found alone in a squalid Brooklyn apartment reeking of marijuana, officials said. Kevin Magwood, 37, and Tamika Riley, 38, were slapped with charges of acting in a manner injurious to a child after their 2-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:57:45

Husband questioned in death of Brooklyn woman found battered in Cobble Hill home; autopsy inconclusive 

Gaetano Lisco, the husband of Elizabeth Ann Borst (inset) was questioned for several hours following the gruesome death of his wife in Cobble Hill on Saturday. Editor's note: After this article was published, a city medical examiner autopsy found the victim died from an accidental fall. A former t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:46:09

Mass. Sends Bump Stock Deadline Letter to Gun Owners 1 Month Late

A gun rights group in Massachusetts is concerned many gun owners may not know they are facing serious legal trouble if they are not in compliance with the new bump stock law. (Published 19 minutes ago) Gun owners in Massachusetts are being warned if they own bump stocks, they have two weeks to get r

NECN - 2018-01-20 04:56:25

Government shutdown to cause minimal impact in Valley

A government shutdown at midnight Saturday means that numerous federal employees will be placed on furlough and a number of federal offices will close, including in western Massachusetts. But for most state residents, the immediate impact of the first government shutdown since October 2013, when the

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 05:51:10

5 Things To Do This Week

1. Berlin-Boylston SEPAC: meeting and presentation "Parents' Basic Rights and Responsibilities," 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24; Berlin Memorial School Library, 34 South St., Berlin. All welcome. For information, email info@sepac-berlin-boylston.org or visit http://www.sepac-berlin-boylston.org. To join

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-19 11:00:00

Douglas pair face endangerment charges for squalid living conditions

DOUGLAS - A local couple was charged with reckless endangerment of a child and their 16-year-old son was removed from the home by the state Department of Children and Families, after police and DCF officials found the teenager was living in squalor while his parents allegedly allowed him to use mari

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-20 00:41:23

Three injured when car hits a gas station in Berlin

BERLIN - Three people were injured after a crash into a building Friday afternoon. On Jan. 19, at approximately 2:47 p.m., Berlin Police Department, Berlin Fire and EMS Department were dispatched to 64 River Road West, Riverbridge Shell, for a reported motor vehicle into a building with one person b

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-20 01:52:42

Juvenile Charged in Wareham School Threat

Charges have been filed against a juvenile following a July gun threat towards schools in Wareham, Massachusetts. Wareham police say that, following an investigation, a criminal charge has been filed with both the Wareham District Court and a complaint has been filed with the Juvenile Court Clerk. T

NECN - 2018-01-19 20:04:20

Video shows man stealing bras from Marlborough store

MARLBOROUGH - Police are searching for the man who stole several bras from a Solomon Pond Mall store earlier this month. Surveillance video released by Marlborough Police Thursday shows a man walk into Victoria's Secret around 2 p.m. on Jan. 10 and position himself behind a display case in the middl

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-19 18:27:51

'The death penalty couldn't even do you justice,' mother tells Pedro Solis, man who stabbed Cherise Hill to death because she saw too much

Before handing Pedro Solis a life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole, Judge Shannon Frison told him "the murder you committed was cowardly, brutal, vicious and senseless." "Cherise Hill's life was important," Frison said. "It was as valuable as any person's in the courtroom. You to

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:46:47

Suspected MS-13 gang member charged with statutory rape

(Jan. 19, 2018) A Nantucket man believed to be connected to the MS-13 gang was arrested earlier this week and arraigned in Barnstable District Court Thursday on three counts of statutory rape. He is currently being held on $5,000 cash bail. Jose Tejada Miranda, 20, of 16 Miacomet Road, is accused of

INQUIRER AND MIRROR - 2018-01-19 22:28:38

One Woman Show "It's Delovely" Coming To Cotuit

COTUIT - Jazz vocalist Donna Scheer will star in a one woman show at the Cotuit Center for The Arts. The show, titled "It's Delovely", takes a look at a recovering romantic's love, longing and life. She describes the performance as "a cabaret on steroids inching closer to vaudeville." There will be

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-01-20 10:00:59

Peabody Man Arrested On Warrant Charges In Sandwich

A Peabody man was arrested in Sandwich on outstanding warrants after a traffic stop last Wednesday, January 10. Police stopped a car driven by Todd Ferrante, 39, at 3:37 PM at the intersection of Main Street and Route 6A. Police said that the car was stopped because objects inside the car were obstr

CAPENEWS.NET - 2018-01-19 17:45:00

Nantucket company sent 'notice of responsibility' for oil spill

NANTUCKET - The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has sent a Nantucket company a "notice of responsibility" for an oil spill that was noticed during the major sewer main break on the island earlier this month. The agency sent the letter to NIR Retail LLC, located at 44 Main St., o

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2018-01-20 02:13:15