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Ex-Baruch College basketball coach admits to embezzling $700G

Machli Joseph, 43, a former basketball coach, faces up to 10 years in federal prison after stealing $700,000 meant for the athletic department of Baruch College.(CUNYAC via Youtube) A former Baruch College coach admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school's athletic department, au

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:11:13

Hit-and-run critically injures man in Long Island City

Police are searching for the driver who hit a man in Long Island City and left him for dead. Police say the driver took off in a dark-colored SUV after the crash at 35th Street and Queens Boulevard. It happened just after 9 p.m. Tuesday night. The 26-year-old victim was taken to the hospital in crit

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-17 11:34:36

Mom Pleads Guilty in Death of Newborn Found in Victoria's Secret Bag

25 Submit a Complaint A 17-year-old girl was caught shopping at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret with a dead baby in her bag Thursday afternoon, the NYPD says. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Friday, Oct. 18, 2013) A young woman who was caught with her dead newborn baby in a bag at a store in Ma

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-17 22:20:45

Fire tears through two buildings in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn - A large fire gutted two buildings in Brooklyn and had firefighters and police scrambling Wednesday afternoon. It happened along Brooklyn Avenue just two short blocks south of Atlantic. Firefighters said the fire burned very hot very quickly. The interconnected two buildings

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-18 02:03:58

Queens judge's suit claiming he was karate chopped by cop gets tossed

A Queens Supreme Court Justice who claims he was karate chopped by a rogue cop saw his lawsuit against the city body-slammed Wednesday by a Brooklyn judge. Judge Kiyo Matsumoto of Brooklyn Federal Court threw out the whole suit, ruling that Thomas Raffaele took too long for his day in court. "(Ra

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:33:22

Two men arrested for allegedly dragging NYPD cop while fleeing Times Square in Mercedes

Cops say they've busted the two speed demons wanted for dragging an NYPD officer through Times Square with a souped-up Mercedes Benz. Police arrested Arfhy Santos, 20, and William Lopez, 24, Wednesday afternoon - just hours after state police cuffed the wrong man in a Brooklyn spectacle. Cops bel

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 23:16:42

Convicted murderer had twisted fetish for children's feet: court

A convicted murderer accused of robbing a dead woman hid another dark secret - a fetish for children's feet, which included him hoarding child-sized mannequin feet, according to new Brooklyn court papers.The creepy development surfaced as federal prosecutors asked a judge to lock up John Derounian a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 00:26:29

2 multi-vehicle accidents on NYC area bridge

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - State police say two multi-vehicle accidents on a bridge in the northern New York City suburbs appear to be weather-related. The Journal News says the crashes occurred Wednesday morning on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Police say one involved five cars and the other two or t

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-17 14:54:38

From the killing floor to Hard Rock

Everyone who has 'made it' has that particular place bookmarked that illustrates in no uncertain terms just how far they've made it from. Thirty weeks ago last week, Tom Arnold made his journey from Ottumwa, Iowa to Hollywood, where, after appearances in 130 movies (four of them good, he jokes), he'

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

'Person of interest' in homicide calls KTUU before being taken into custody

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - "I'm calling because I want to set the record straight, to give my side of it," said Carl Tarkington, a man police wished to speak with after a man was shot and killed on Jan 13. Tarkington, one of the two men police sought as "persons of interest" in the weekend death, reached o

KTUU - 2018-01-17 20:53:00

YIELD: Child Marriages and Forced Fetuses Headed to Juneau

Pre-filed legislation often accords Alaskans a good glimpse of where lawmakers are coming from and what they hope to accomplish in any given session. This year has been sparing, what with the $2.5 billion budget shortfall heading into an election year and a complete inability for some to face fiscal

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 05:54:00

7-year-old killed in South Anchorage car crash

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A young child has died from injuries they sustained in car crash Tuesday night at the intersection of Lake Otis and O'Malley Road, police said. Police were informed of the incident just before 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 16, responding to the area to do traffic control. Two vehicles collid

KTUU - 2018-01-17 19:09:00

Husband arraigned for wife's New Year's morning homicide

WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) Wednesday morning, Anthony Smith, 38, from Wasilla was arraigned for the murder of his wife, which happened New Year's Day. Amy Smith, 37, was found to be non-responsive that morning. Officers with the Alaska State Troopers and medical personnel went to the couple's Big Lake

KTUU - 2018-01-18 04:38:00

Emily Anderson; Making Her Rounds

Emily Anderson is back in Anchorage this week from Fairbanks to sing and perform her radiant brand of music. She performed on Tuesday with Arctic Entries, and she's ready to play an early afternoon show with Parlor in the Round this Sunday at 49th State Brewing Co. Anderson's music has been describe

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 07:35:00

Homicide 'person of interest' in custody

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) One of two men Anchorage Police described as a 'person of interest' in a homicide last weekend was taken into custody Tuesday evening. APD said in a written statement that Carlton Tarkington was remanded on existing warrants after being located by APD's Investigative Support Unit. P

KTUU - 2018-01-17 06:46:00


Last week, President Trump opened the door for immigration policy to become the focus of our national conversation. It also forced some reporters to ask him blatantly if he was racist. The President responded after a few days of controversy that he was the least racist person that anyone can know. T

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 06:14:00

Commission gets behind 'Solo Work' facility

January 17, 2018 The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday resolved to support efforts to establish a "Solo Work" facility in the city, which would provide offices and equipment for area residents who work for remote employers. The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is responding

QUAY COUNTY SUN - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Big K calling it quits

Tucumcari's Kmart retail store was one of two in New Mexico slated for closure by the Sears Holding Company. The store will close officially on April 8. The announcement of the impending closure of the Kmart store in Tucumcari has local officials scrambling to find replacement retail option for resi


City manager leaving post, effective April 11

January 10, 2018 Jared Langenegger Tucumcari City Manager Jared Langenegger has resigned from his post, effective April 11. Langenegger made the announcement at Thursday's city commission meeting. After an executive session following the meeting, the commission, all expressing reluctance, accepted L


Department of Tourism officials make visit to town

January 10, 2018 Steve Hansen Daniel Zamora, president of the Tucumcari Disc Golf Association, talks about disc golfing with Tucumcari Mayor Pro Tem Robert Lumpkin and David Griscom, tourism development director for the New Mexico Department of Tourism, while New Mexico State Sen. Pat Woods looks on