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Bloods gangster nabbed in Bronx slaying of father who was guarding son from gunfire after 4-month manhunt

Police have arrested a Bloods gang member they say shot to death a 39-year-old man who was trying to shield his teen son from gunfire in the Bronx. Zachary Brown, 19, was nabbed after a four-month manhunt in the killing of Pedro Amonte-Sanchez in University Heights. Amonte-Sanchez and his 15-year

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 14:26:13

Man attempts to rape woman at gunpoint in the Bronx: police

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx - People in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx are on edge after a man tried to rape a woman at gunpoint on Friday. Police are searching for a man who attempted to rape a woman at gunpoint in the Bronx (Photo courtesy of DCPI). Police released surveillance video of the suspect

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-20 22:09:47

NYPD shutters Show Palace Gentleman’s Joint for allegedly promoting prostitution

The show will not be going on at the Show Palace Gentlemen's Club now that the Queens jiggle joint has been shuttered amid allegations of prostitution. Armed with a court order, members of the NYPD Vice Squad cleared out and closed the Long Island City strip club on 21st St. near 43rd Ave. at arou

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 21:48:04

Rangers lose another big-name player

DENVER - Add another Ranger to the injury report. The Blueshirts were without leading scorer Michael Grabner for Saturday afternoon's 3-1 loss to the Avalanche at Pepsi Center. Just before puck-drop, the team announced Grabner was suffering from the flu and recent call-up Daniel Catenacci would make

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-21 03:00:45

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

Statue of Liberty falls victim to government shutdown, ruining day for tourists: 'It kind of killed my dreams'

Tired? Poor? No, just confused and disappointed. The Statue of Liberty was closed Saturday thanks to the government shutdown, leaving frustrated tourists milling about in lower Manhattan and railing at the powers that be in Washington. "I think it's kind of outrageous," said Zach Bokanyi, a 20-y

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 20:56:52

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island close following government shutdown

NEW YORK - The State of Liberty and Ellis Island have temporarily shut down following the government shutdown. The national parks announced on their Twitter and website the shut down is effective immediately and until further notice. Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Closed Due to a Lapse in Appropri

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-20 14:13:38

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

UPDATE: Springfield Shooting Victim in Critical Condition

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The search continued late Friday morning for a gunman who sent another man to the hospital with critical injuries. The shooting was reported shortly before 4:00 a.m. outside a house in the 1400 block of N. Clay. The victim, whose name has not been released, is at a local hospita

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-19 17:29:05

Fire truck overturns in Aurora

AURORA, Mo. -- No injuries were reported after a fire truck rolled over in Aurora Saturday afternoon. Authorities are not releasing much information other than the truck belonged to the Aurora Rural Fire Protection District. We do not know what caused the truck to overturn. Read the original versio

KSPR.COM - 2018-01-21 03:56:00

Why are kids eating Tide Pods? A Springfield middle school counselor weighs in

A dangerous new trend called 'Tide Pod Challenge' is becoming popular on social media, but doctors say it could land them in the emergency room. USA TODAY If you haven't heard, kids are putting poisonous laundry gel pods in their mouths, biting into them and posting videos in a dangerous new online

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-01-20 03:39:19

Mount Vernon dentist faces Medicaid fraud charges

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - A Mount Vernon dentist was ordered bound over for trial this week in Lawrence County Circuit Court on three counts of Medicaid fraud and a single count of obstruction. Associate Court Judge Scott Sifferman found probable cause at a preliminary hearing Thursday to order Thomas H.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-01-21 00:15:37

Neighbors in Springfield Shocked by Friday Morning Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--A man is fighting for his life after being in an early morning shooting. It happened on the 1400 block of North Clay in Springfield. Police responded to a 911 call on reports that a man had been shot. When they arrived, they found a man with multiple gun shot wounds to the upper t

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-20 01:05:55

Greene County deputies ask for help in locating stolen classic car

FAIR GROVE, Mo. -- The Greene County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help to find a stolen classic car. The thieves stole the 1965 mint condition Chevelle Super Sport from a home in Fair Grove. The theft happened sometime Friday night between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Deputies fear someone may have

KSPR.COM - 2018-01-21 00:31:00

Government shutdown means closure for part of popular Springfield area attraction

REPUBLIC, Mo. -- A visit to Wilson's Creek National Battlefield will look different this weekend, as the National Park Service attraction is closed during the government shutdown. The Battlefield's Web-site says: "VISITOR CENTER CLOSED-- The Tour Road will be open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., but the Visitor

KYTV - 2018-01-20 17:57:00

Phone Scam In The Springfield Area

There is a phone scam hitting the Springfield area. The Springfield Police Department says city staff have received complaints about a telephone survey underway about trash collection and other issues; in which the caller is claiming to be from the City Clerk's office. Police say the City of Springf

KTTS - 2018-01-20 02:26:26

Spencerport man dies from injuries in Buffalo Rd crash

A Spencerport man has died from injuries he sustained in a two car crash last November. Michael Booth, 23, was struck by an oncoming driver on Buffalo Road in Gates on November 6, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The driver of that vehicle, 88 year-old Waldo Comfort was issued two t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-20 21:32:13

Falls police say white Tahoe was involved in hit-and-run that injured man

Falls police say they are looking for a white, older model 2000 to 2006 Chevy Tahoe as they investigate a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of 24th Street and Independence Avenue that left a 57-year-old man in critical condition.Niagara Falls Police Department Falls police have released more i

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 18:20:00

Pedestrian seriously injured in Niagara Falls hit and run

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Niagara Falls Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian. According to police, a 57-year-old man was struck by a southbound vehicle on 24th Street around 3:15 p.m. Friday. The driver, either in a large SUV or pickup truck, fled the scene

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-20 04:59:00

Busy Lockport native proves illness won't impede her dreams

Briana Hansen is a whirlwind of activity. The 20-year-old Lockport resident was home recently on a holiday break from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, where she is a biology major studying to become a physician's assistant. She was on a school break, but that didn't mean she was off. On breaks and in

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-21 04:59:25