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Man fatally shot inside check cashing store in Brooklyn

Police say a person is in custody after a man was fatally shot Friday at a check cashing store in Brooklyn. The 20-year-old victim was shot in the groin at about 1 p.m. while inside the store on Broadway at Fayette Street in the Bushwick section. He was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital. Poli

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 20:16:49

Elderly Man Leaving Special Thanksgiving Dinner 'Mangled' in Hit-and-Run

A special Thanksgiving dinner for people with no friends or family ended with one of the elderly guests being 'mangled' in a hit-and-run. The 71-year-old victim was walking home after dinner in Whitestone just before 7 p.m. when a van runs a stop sign and hits him as he's crossing the road. Surveill

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-25 00:17:19

NYPD investigating whether cops tried to make 18-year-old woman withdraw rape allegations

The NYPD opened an investigation Friday into whether cops tried to pressure an 18-year-old woman who claimed she was raped by two detectives in Brooklyn to withdraw her allegations. The allegations came from the alleged victim's lawyer Michael David, who said nine police officers from the 60th Pre

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:50:41

Driver arrested in hit-and-run that critically injured man in Queens

A driver was arrested in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Whitestone, Queens Thursday night. The crash happened at the corner of Murray St. and 17th Rd. just after 7 p.m. 52-year-old Carmine Minichino of 101-09 46th Avenue in Queens was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, drivin

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 03:23:40

Woman carjacked, shot to death on Thanksgiving

A woman shot during an apparent carjacking was one of two people killed in the Newark on Thanksgiving, authorities confirmed. Sharie Henry, 40, of Newark, was shot shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of South 20th Street, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino and Newark Public S

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 13:47:30

Man killed, 2nd injured in Thanksgiving day shooting in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. - A man was killed and a second injured in a shooting on Thanksgiving in Newark, officials said Friday. South Orange Avenue, near Seton Drive, in Newark is pictured. (Google Maps) Officers responded to reports of shots fired on South Orange Avenue, near Seton Drive, just after 8 p.m. Th

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 14:56:50

9 NYPD Officers Intimated Hospitalized Teen Allegedly Raped By Brooklyn Detectives

The 18-year-old woman, who accused two Brooklyn detectives of raping her after being taken into custody, was reportedly bullied by NYPD officers, in order to keep her from pressing sexual assault charges against the alleged rapists, her lawyer claimed. "They came with nine cops to intimidate her and


Person missing after jumping into Hudson River Thanksgiving night: police

A person who jumped into the frigid Hudson River near Pier A Park in Hoboken on Thanksgiving night is still missing, despite efforts by multiple search-and-rescue teams, Hoboken police said. Hoboken police Sgt. Anthony Falco said a witness saw the person jump into the water at 9:30 p.m. and immediat

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 15:53:20

Pair indicted on drug charges

FLORENCE - Two men accused of selling a large amount of Ecstasy have been indicted on various drug charges. Courthouse officials said indictments were returned against Jared Cameron Smallwood, 21, 427 W. Cleveland Ave., Florence, and Kenneth Robert Hampton, 21, 504 Third Ave., Athens. Smallwood was

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:10:00

Maxwell D. Russell: Son of the blues

Maxwell D. Russell is a staple on the local music scene. Not only is he a well-respected blues guitarist, Russell has more than 200 songs to his credit as a songwriter and is known for reviving the popular songwriters showcase started by Mickey Buckins and Jerry McGee in the 1980s. Earlier in the ye

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Florence could reduce landfill fees

FLORENCE - It could become cheaper to dispose of waste in the city landfill. The City Council's Public Works Committee is recommending the full council approve tipping fee rate reductions at the request of David Koonce, Public Works director. "As much demolition as goes on in Florence, we can come d

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:10:00

Russellville man indicted in abuse of 5-year-old boy

RUSSELLVILLE - The Franklin County grand jury has indicted a local man in connection with the abuse of his girlfriend's 5-year-old son. Authorities said Timothy Andrew Arnold, 31, Russell Devilla Apartments, Alabama 24, Russellville, was indicted on charges of aggravated child abuse and domestic vio

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 15:18:00

Sheffield investigates rash of car burglaries

SHEFFIELD - Police are asking for the public's help in trying to identify those who are responsible for breaking into several cars Monday night at a business on Hatch Boulevard. Sheffield police detective Capt. Randy Butler said the cars were all parked at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on Hatch Bou


65-year-old man accused of trying to burn friend's house in Florence

A 65-year-old Florence man is jailed on allegations of trying to burn his friend's house early this morning. Howard Vaughn (Florence police photo)Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Howard Vaughn was staying with his friend at the home near the corner of Beale and North Nance streets, Florence police Sgt


Food tucks now allowed to operate in Florence

Food trucks will officially be allowed to operate in Florence, after the city council unanimously voted to let them set up shop. The food truck ordinance does come with some stipulations. For instance, the food trucks cannot operate within 120 feet of an established restaurant, and they can't be


Florence man charged with setting house on fire

Florence police said a man tried to set a house he had been staying in on fire early Wednesday morning. Police said they responded to a home in the 900 block of Beale Street around 3:30 a.m. on an unwanted guest call. When they arrived, a witness told them Howard L. Vaughn, 65, had started a fire


Man Killed in Head-On Crash with Semi Truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A head-on crash with a semi truck killed a Marshfield man early Friday morning near Strafford, according to the online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. According to the report, 33-year-old Lynden Verser, of Marshfield, was driving west in the eastbound lane of

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 19:53:20

Number of Flu Cases are Beginning to Climb in Missouri

(Missourinet) -- Nearly 900 Missourians have tested positive for the flu this season, compared to about 250 cases during the same time last year. Rachael Hahn, the state's Bureau Chief for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, tells Missourinet it's still early in the flu season. "The flu sea

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:06:39

Tight Security for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK -- Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and pol

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-23 12:25:22

Ava Band Members March in Macy's Parade

CBS News NEW YORK -- People in Ava, Missouri were focused on the television early Thanksgiving morning, hoping for a glimpse of three school band members from the Ozarks. The girls were chosen to be a part of this year's Great American Marching Band in the Macy's Parade in a prime spot - just ahead

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-23 17:34:51