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Queens man charged with attempted murder in stabbing, police say

David Williams, 56, also was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon after his arrest on Thanksgiving morning, police say. A Queens man was arrested Thanksgiving morning and charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of his sister's boyfriend during a family argument in Jamaica,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 00:52:57

Neighbors rally around Brooklyn grandma in her 80s after landlord evicts her while she's out of town

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn - It's Thanksgiving and a Brooklyn grandmother wishes she could spend the holiday in her home, but her landlord evicted her from her Flatbush apartment while she was away. Neighbors rallied around Joy Noel, the grandma in her 80s, Thursday morning. Community advocates say the evic

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-23 22:31:41

'Worst Thanksgiving Ever:' Two Homes Torched in Suspicious Holiday Blaze

FDNY A large fire ripped through two Queens homes on Thanksgiving -- but, thankfully, because of the holiday, only one person was home when the blaze broke out. Destiny Vance was the only one in either of the two homes that went up in flames in Jamaica at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. She told News 4 th

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 02:17:59

Fire damages Queens house, spreads to neighboring home

A raging house fire in Queens spread to a second, neighboring home Thursday night, according to FDNY officials. The blaze broke out on the first-floor of a two-story home on 108th Ave. near Guy Brewer Blvd. in Jamaica just before 6:45 p.m. It quickly spread to a three-alarm blaze, drawing more th

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 00:40:17

Editorial: Do We Smell?

Each suffered heavily at the hands of Superstorm Sandy, further tightening the bonds between the two communities. We're especially happy since we heard that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ahead of schedule in building 15 jetties planned in Long Beach, which is part of a $230 million federally f

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-11-23 15:16:25

Flames scorch two Jamaica homes in a raging three-alarm Thanksgiving inferno

Firefighters spent Thanksgiving night working hard to put out a three-alarm fire that engulfed two Jamaica homes. According to the Fire Department, the blaze ignited at about 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 23 inside the first floor of a two-story home on 108th Avenue near Union Hall Street. The New York Daily Ne

QNS.COM - 2017-11-24 07:30:53

City officials urge Gov. Cuomo to OK bill for pre-K school in Queens

City officials want to build a $50 million Pre-K Center at the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, but it needs Gov. Cuomo's approval.(Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News) It could become a pre-K, but for now it's a civics lesson. Top city officials are calling on Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill allowing the

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:37:30

Israeli occupation vs. U.S. values 

Silver Spring, Md.: In his Op-Ed "Democratic Party leaders must take on Bernie Sanders on Israel" (Nov. 14), Jack Rosen condemns Sanders for saying what is obvious to growing numbers of Democrats - that "Israel's continued occupation of Palestinian territories is contrary to fundamental American va

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 08:00:06

Georgetown man jailed after car purchase made from closed bank account, deputies say

GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) - A Georgetown man is in jail after writing a check from a closed bank account to pay for a car in Pawleys Island, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office. Jeremy Michael Zavell, 43, of Georgetown, was arrested in Illinois and returned to Georgetown County to face a

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-22 18:20:20

Holiday Wish List for Grand Strand Charities

708 Petigru Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 www.all4pawssc.org or (843)237-7297 (PAWS) Our wish lists needs are spray bottles, paper towels, 55 & 30-gallon trash bags, toilet paper, fragrant floor cleaner, magic erasers, Clorox wipes, Dawn dish soap, laundry detergent, puppy pads, crates, and HP 950

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Man wanted for questioning after car damaged at Murrells Inlet bar

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WBTW) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office released a photo of a man sitting at bar and officials say he's wanted for questioning after a vehicle was damaged. Georgetown County deputies say the incident happened Oct. 29. A vehicle was damaged in the parking lot of the Dead Do

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Thanks for playing trivia with us

The holidays are upon us, and are we the only ones who are shocked at how quickly Thanksgiving arrived? With so much uncertainty and violence in the world around us, it seems especially important this year to give thanks for what we have, whether it's our health or a supportive family or work or a r

THE POST AND COURIER

Marion man wanted for attempted murder in Conway shooting

Roshad Quanta Devon Baldwin, 22, of Marion, is wanted for attempted murder. (CPD) CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Marion man is wanted for attempted murder after a reported shooting in Conway on Monday. Sgt. Darren Alston with the Conway Police Department says officers responded to a shooting in the area of

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-22 20:54:18

Darlington County Sheriff's Office hands out Thanksgiving meals to seniors

DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW) - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office woke up early Thanksgiving morning for Operation Love Thy Neighbor. Lieutenant Kaynnera Capers created the event and said the idea was sparked based off of his own personal experience. "I was raised by my great-great grandmother, she l

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-24 04:12:15

Contest encourages Christmas shopping in Darlington

holidays, christmas and people concept - happy couple at with shopping bags in winter DARLINGTON, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) wants you to #ShopDarlington and #ShopLocal this holiday season! To encourage that, we are giving you a chance to win one

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-23 22:25:34

Ex-boyfriend suspected in Darlington County carjacking

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a carjacking that happened Wednesday night. Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a press release around 10 p.m. Wednesday a man was attempting to visit his girlfriend at her home near E. Billy Farrow Hwy. and Jamestown Ave. when the

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-23 21:30:55

Payson area veterans receive checks from Charlie Daniels concert

Betty Merritt had trouble believing her own eyes as she stared at the $9,000 check. The head of The Merritt Center in Star Valley was one of several beneficiaries of more than $22,000 awarded to veterans organizations at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino on Monday, Nov. 20. The money represents the net pr

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Judge David Widmaier: 'I believe in angels'

Editor's note: Pinetop-Lakeside Justice Court Judge David Widmaier and his wife, Marla, were both seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Oct. 19 near Pinedale on Highway 260. The following is his personal account of the incident. We set out on a typical weekend ride with our good friends, Bill and

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Gerardo Moceri claims 3rd Turkey Trot 5K crown

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Buy Now A familiar face and a fresh new one highlighted Payson's annual Turkey Trot 5-Kilometer Run around Green Valley Park on Saturday. Former Payson High standout runner Gerardo Moceri returned home to c

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Don't fall for this song and dance

Don't fall for this song and dance Editor: I'm sure you all have heard of the play and movie "The Music Man," about a con man who moves in on a small town in Iowa. He is trying to sell to the gullible folks of that town all the accoutrements of a marching band by convincing them how much they "need"

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-24 12:00:00