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Leslie Wyche, community activist known as ‘Harlem’s mayor,’ dead at 73

Leslie Wyche, a life-long Harlem resident known for years as the uptown neighborhood's honorary mayor, passed away Thursday evening at a Bronx hospital. He was 73. Wyche worked in the office of current state Assembly member Inez Dickens during her time on the City Council, and belonged to both the

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:55:47

Bronx high school teacher accused of performing oral sex on student walks without bail after pleading not guilty

A booze-loving Bronx high school teacher accused of performing oral sex on a 14-year-old student denied the charges Saturday. Dori Myers, 29, was released without bail after pleading not guilty to a single count each of criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of a child. Myers, a teacher

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 00:01:35

NYPD: Men rob delis in Brooklyn, Queens within 20 minutes

City police are searching for the men they say are responsible for deli robberies in Brooklyn and Queens that occurred within 20 minutes of each other. The first robbery happened Jan. 11 around 9:40 p.m. at Avenue L near East 98th St. in Canarsie, according to authorities. Officials said the two men

NY1 - 2018-01-21 00:25:00

Fake 9-1-1 by N.Y. woman possibly angry over Bayonne court fine lands her in jail: cops

Frustration over a motor vehicle fine prompted a New York woman to call in a false report of a wounded officer on Halloween night, police said. Abigail Contreras, 24, of Maspeth, was arrested and charged with false reports to law enforcement authorities after a police investigation traced the phony

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Queens No. 7 train runs over man lying on tracks, leaving him critically injured

An unhinged man lying on the subway tracks was run over by a Queens train early Friday, leaving him clinging to life, police said. The motorman operating the No. 7 train coming into the 82nd St./Jackson Heights station saw the victim lying on the tracks about 2:45 a.m. but couldn't stop in time.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:14:11

Honors student flunked exam after 'hellhole' principal bullied him: parents

A Bronx principal accused of being a bully yanked an 8th-grader from an advanced class and confined him to a room without a desk for the rest of the school year - because he wasn't wearing the school uniform shirt, the teen's family says. JHS/MS 80 Principal Emmanuel Polanco isolated 13-year-old Wil

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-20 21:27:11

Ozone Park man gets locked up for sexually assaulting and taking x-rated pictures of teen girl

An Ozone Park man will be spending up to the next eight years behind bars for sexually abusing and taking x-rated pictures of a 14-year-old girl nearly two years ago. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Robert Pou, 54, of 101st Avenue pleaded guilty back in November of 2017 to us

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 20:30:02

How Garden City became home to tiny lizards

A ruins lizard, or wall lizard, at the Garden City Nursery School in West Hempstead. Photo Credit: Newsday Photo / Bill Davis If you travel around the village of Garden City, you might come across a lizard sneaking around. They are not a very common animal for this area, so I decided to investigat

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 19:43:37

Woman allegedly busted with heroin during booking

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: On Jan. 16, 2018 the Arcata Police Department arrested Michele Kay Banda, 32, on charges of felony child endangerment and violation of probation. Banda was also booked on two bench warrants for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Eureka cleared to board up Squires-owned property, all tenants relocated

EUREKA - A Humboldt Superior Court judge will not prevent the City of Eureka from boarding up and vacating a property owned by Floyd and Betty Squires this Monday. The Squires were not in court Friday as their attorney Brad Floyd argued for a temporary restraining order against the City of Eureka.

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-01-20 01:01:05

Felon arrested by deputy in Eureka

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), on Jan. 19 at around 2:30 p.m. a deputy on routine patrol observed a wanted felon walking down the road. The deputy stoipped Steven Mathew Corbera, 31, who was walking near the intersection of H St. and Harris St. in Eureka. Corbera was taken

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-01-19 21:00:54

Suspect in Eureka assault, attempted kidnapping identified

EUREKA, CA. - Eureka police confirm the suspect in an attempted kidnapping and assault, and the police chief shows support for the victim. 47-year-old Rebecca Ware is suspected of trying to steal a truck and baby before attacking the mother on Sunday morning. The victim shared an extensive recollect


Drug task force agents arrest three in Eureka

Press release from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force: On January 17 th , 2018, at approximately 11:00AM, Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit, served a search warrant at a residence in the 3300 block of E Street in Eu


Three arrested following Loleta traffic stop

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: Three are in custody following a traffic stop in Loleta. Around 2 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2018, a sheriff's boating deputy was on routine patrol on Cannibal Island Rd. when he observed a silver BMW without a license plate. The deputy performed a traf

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Squireses seek court order to block H Street apartment closure; tenants seek shelter

Floyd and Betty Squires are set to petition the Humboldt County Superior Court on Friday to halt the city of Eureka's plans to condemn their apartment complex at 833 H Street, according to Eureka Chief Building Official and Public Works Director Brian Gerving. The court hearing on the petition for


Eureka to retrofit Old Town's public restrooms

EUREKA - City of Eureka looks to improve Old Town's public restroom. Staff say the public restroom in snug alley near the gazebo is in a state of disrepair. After some talk of purchasing a $150,000 Portland Loo like the city of Arcata's, Community Services staff proposed an alternative. The depar

KIEM-TV.COM - 2018-01-19 22:43:18

Oroville Police arrest man after foot pursuit

A Magalia man was picking up papers on the 2700 block of Feather River Boulevard to then deliver when a man got inside his car and locked the door. The suspect drove his 2003 Chevy Blazer around the parking lot and then went into the road. According to Gil Zarate from Oroville Police, the offic

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 21:49:00

Police release description of accused Colusa killer's vehicle

The alleged killer of a Colusa woman may be driving a stolen minivan in his run from the law, the Colusa Police Department announced Friday night. Salvador Vaca Garcia Jr., 22, has been associated with a black 2011 Toyota Sienna with the license-plate number 6NYB823, which was reported stolen in the

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 15:40:27

Missing Chico woman found dead

On January 18th the Powles' family reported her missing to the Lassen and Plumas County Sheriff's Office. Powles' vehicle was found on the morning of January 18th stuck in a ditch off Highway 147 with no one around. The case is under investigation at this time. Deputies say it is too early to t

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 22:13:00

Butte County deputies recover body of man who jumped off Lake Oroville bridge

The body of a man was recovered after apparently jumping off the Highway 70 bridge into Lake Oroville Friday, according to Butte County Sheriff's Office. The unidentified body was found in the water around 8 a.m. Friday, and deputies said it appeared the man died upon impact. Butte County emergenc

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-01-19 08:00:00