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Brooklyn man slashed his estranged wife's throat over a breakup text, friend says

Diane Russell (center) recalled at the murder trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court receiving a frightened call from Karen Ashley, 45, saying that Beresford was stalking her.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A Brooklyn man nearly decapitated his estranged wife because she "broke up with him over text,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 23:56:02

Subway rider threatened to shoot police with AK-47: cops

A cop-hating Manhattan subway rider was caught on cellphone video threatening to take an AK-47 and bulletproof vest to an NYPD station house in Queens to fatally shoot officers, authorities said Tuesday. Samuel Palominos, 19, was on an F train around 14th Street and Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-20 21:42:14

Readers sound of on Charles Manson, Ron Jeremy and Roy Moore

Fresh Meadows: Now that mass murderer Charles Manson has died, I hope that he will rot in the depths of Hades, for that is where he certainly deserves to go. The world will be a much better place now that this poor excuse for a human being is no longer with us. The heinous crimes of brutal murder t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Exclusive: Queens home invasion victim describes daughters' terrifying ordeal

Police are searching for a trio of home invaders who they believe struck two times in Queens over the weekend. In both cases, the suspects posed as deliverymen before ransacking one home and shooting the owner of another with a pellet or BB gun. The first incident happened just after 5 p.m. Saturday

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-20 10:57:49

Permits Filed For Ridgewood School Gym

PS 81 in Ridgewood. Photo courtesy of the city Department of Education Permits have been filed with the city's Department of Buildings to build a gym at PS 81 in Ridgewood The new single-story building is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to bring physical education spaces to all schools in

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 18:06:54

Townsend Harris Student Journalists Honored With Award

Staff Writer The intrepid student reporters at Townsend Harris High School, whose reporting last year attracted attention for highlighting alleged aggressive behavior by the school's interim acting principal, were awarded for their work last week. (l. to r.) Townsend Harris Classic Editor-In-Chief

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:58:24

City Council Passes Van Bramer's Street Safety Bills

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ Following the 2013 death of Noshat Nahian near PS 152 on Northern Boulevard in Woodside, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) vowed to build on the city's Vision Zero Initiative to prevent further tragedies in western Queens. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) Two of V

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:34:59

Number of women accusing Catholic priest 'Father Pervert' of sex abuse now 30  

More than 30 victims now say they were abused by a Queens priest known by students as "Father Pervert," "The Pig" and "Lurch." Attorney Mitchell Garabedian says he is representing 34 women and one man who allege they were sexually abused by the Rev. Adam Prochaski between 1970 and 1994. Prochaski

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 01:06:12

Sparta cadet earns elite Civil Air Patrol award

Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Erdman LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A Civil Air Patrol cadet from Sparta earned a top award this weekend at Volk Field Air National Guard Base. Jacob Erdman received the General Ira C. Eaker Award in front of more than 40 other Civil Air Patrol members from around the stat

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-20 20:13:44

No fishing during deer season

With no fish in sight, fishermen turn to hunting. The gun deer season is in full swing, said Don Roscovius, owner of Rosco's Live Bait, said. He reports brisk license sales but doesn't have a handle on how many deer are being shot. Online registration means few people swing by his business with thei

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 17:29:00

1950s Christmas display set for Monroe County Local History Room

While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local History Room in Sparta is hosting a 1950's Christmas display. While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local Hi


A hidden epidemic: More than 1 in 8 female high school students in La Crosse County reported being sexually assaulted in 2017

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Sexual assault is gaining attention on the national stage as more and more people call out celebrities, politicians and those in power. But the issue is more than just the #MeToo social media hashtag: It hits home fo


Edward Jones Reaches $1 Trillion in Assets under Care

Todd Volden, a Westby financial advisor, announced that Edward Jones has reached $1 trillion in assets under care (AUC). The milestone cements Edward Jones' place as one of the largest financial services firms in the United States, a position achieved through 60 years of organic growth, without any

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 18:30:00

Thanksgiving for Exit 3 completion is right around corner

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Traffic cones that have bedeviled drivers trying to navigate the revamping of Exit 3 and related street construction on Rose Street/Hwy. 53 just south of I-90 are expected to be gone soon, with slightly-behind-schedu

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 23:00:00

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

(AP Photo/Leslie Priest, File). FILE - This is a June. 2, 1953 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as they wave to supporters from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following her coronation at Westminster Ab... (Matt Holyoak/Camera Press via AP). In this

WXOW TV-19 - 2017-11-20 16:30:00

Voters will go to the polls for Onalaska School Board recall election Nov. 28

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. In this file photo, Deanna Verdon is sworn in as a new member of the Onalaska Board of Education in 2014. Verdon has expressed interest in running against member Jake Speed in a potential recall election.Tribune file

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 06:00:00

Merced man identified as victim in deadly suspected DUI crash. Driver arrested. | Merced Sun-Star

A man killed Sunday in a suspected drunken-driving crash outside Delhi has been identified as a 45-year-old Merced man. The Merced County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Thomas Gonzalez of Merced. The suspected driver in the crash, 41-year-old Kevin Mitchell Hernandez, was booked into the

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 17:38:00

Atwater suspect not the 'brightest,' police say when he returns to crime scene | Merced Sun-Star

A 35-year-old Delhi man was arrested early Sunday after police said he smashed a pawn shop window then returned to the scene while police still were at the shop investigating the damage, the Police Department reported. "Some criminals aren't the brightest people," Chief Samuel Joseph told the Sun-St

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 21:44:00

Veronica Mathis: Cheers for Zoo Boo and those who made it happen

The Merced Zoo had its annual Zoo Boo, the nights of Oct. 27-28, hosting over 2,500 people for a safe and enjoyable time for Merced families, especially the children. This wonderful attraction was made possible with the help and donations from SaveMart, First 5, Merced County Food Bank, Cricket and

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 20:09:00

Veteran Merced judge retires from the bench

Judge Ronald Hansen remembers the overwhelming feeling of looking at six baskets of 150 paper case files stacked up on his desk during his first day assigned to misdemeanors on the Merced County Superior Court bench, more than 15 years ago. Now the files are electronic, much to the delight of Hansen

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 22:37:00