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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

Author events on Long Island, week of Jan. 21

Leif Cocks, head of The Orangutan Project, talks about and signs copies of his book, "Orangutans, My Cousins, My Friends: A Journey to Understand and Save the Person of the Forest." Co-sponsored by the Nature Conservancy. At 7 p.m., Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook; 631-588-5024, sa

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-20 11:00:00

Brown: Errol Toulon Jr. is off and running as Suffolk sheriff

Newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. speaks during a swearing in ceremony at the Van Nostrand Theater on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan Just a few weeks in as Suffolk's new sheriff, and Errol Toul

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 00:11:30

Two teenagers wanted by police for string of violent Flushing robberies near Kissena Park

Cops are searching for two teenage suspects who conducted four robberies in the span of just a few days in Flushing last week. The details of each incident, which occurred within the confines of the 109th Precinct, are as follows:On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at around 3:20 p.m., the two suspects approached

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:00:10

Lawsuit: Unsafe intersection caused yoga instructor's fatal crash

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A grandmother who suffered fatal injuries in a car crash in Westerleigh 15 months ago might still be alive if the city had properly designed the intersection and addressed "known speeding problems" there, a wrongful-death lawsuit alleges. Melodee Gabler, of Long Beach, L.I., d

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 14:02:57

Leader of massive Queens-based identity theft & credit card fraud ring cops a guilty plea

A Jamaica man pleaded guilty on Friday to leading an enterprise that stole personal and financial data from numerous Queens residents. Prosecutors said that Muhammad Rana, 41, of Jamaica led the operation that swindled $3.5 million from consumers, financial institutions and retail businesses between

QNS.COM - 2018-01-20 00:30:19

Sentencing For Ex-Cop Found Guilty For Fatal Crash Postponed

WEST ISLIP, NY - A former police officer who pleaded guilty to causing a wrong-way fatal crash on Sunrise Highway began his prison term this week despite not being sentenced during his most recent court appearance. In Sept. 2016, Robert Scheuerer, 26, of Farmingdale was charged with aggravated vehic

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:35:27

5 kids, 2 adults hurt in head-on crash in East Meadow, authorities say

An SUV with five children on their way to a dance school and a sedan collided head on in East Meadow on Thursday night, according to a representative of the North Bellmore Fire Department, which responded to the scene. The department representative, who declined to give his name, said five children


Ex-Teacher Recorded Self Masturbating Into Students' Shoes: Cops

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL - A Glendale Heights man and former teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for possessing child pornography, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. Andrew Clarke, 29, plead guilty to two counts of possession of child p

PATCH - 2018-01-20 00:01:15

4 people wounded in Humboldt Park shooting

Four people were wounded early Sunday in a West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting. The attack happened about 1 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Division, according to Chicago Police. Four people were shot, but their ages, genders and conditions weren't immediately known. The circumstances of th

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-21 07:02:00

$1M Georgian Mansion With Tucked-Away Hot Tub, Heated Sunroom

GLEN ELLYN, IL -- This massive Georgian mansion has an inviting and cozy design that belies its imposing brick facade. Inside, you'll find a huge cook's kitchen adjacent to a brick-lined sunroom with large arched windows and year-round heat. Other standout features include a library, a walk-up att

PATCH - 2018-01-21 04:30:50

Possible Cougar Sighting In Forest Preserve Under Investigation

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL - A cougar sighting was reported Friday in DuPage County's East Branch Forest Preserve in Glendale Heights. State conservation officials investigated the unconfirmed reports, according to the forest preserve. On Friday morning a visitor notified the Forest Preserve District of a

PATCH - 2018-01-20 00:42:55

$1M Mansion With Outdoor Hot Tub, Private Pub Bar

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- Set in scenic Downers Grove, this million-dollar mansion is your own private retreat. Outside, a large deck features a cozy outdoor hot tub so you can soak under the stars. There's also a built-in fire pit that you can sit around with guests in any season. The unique architect

PATCH - 2018-01-21 04:52:26

Patient Threatened 'Self Harm' At Central DuPage Hospital

WINFIELD, IL - An armed intruder alert was enacted at Central DuPage Hospital Saturday afternoon after a patient threatened self harm, hospital spokesperson Chris King said. A patient in the hospital's emergency department revealed a knife threatening self harm and local law enforcement was called

PATCH - 2018-01-20 23:30:56

Century-Old A-Frame With Bed Nook, Big Backyard In Wheaton

WHEATON, IL -- Built in 1915, this adorable A-frame home is the perfect combination of vintage architecture and modern luxury. Inside, you'll find a fireplace in the dining room, built-in bookshelves, window seats, and a cozy nook that perfectly fits a bed. There's also an attic that's accessible

PATCH - 2018-01-21 04:17:20

Suburban police negotiate with man with knife in ER

Winfield, Illinois (Fox 32 News) - Police were called to a hospital in suburban Chicago on Saturday with reports of a man with a weapon. Winfield Police officers found a man with a knife in the emergency room of Northwestern Medicine/Central DuPage Hospital. He was holding the knife to his own throa

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-01-21 02:59:00

Man with White Supremacist Ties Arrested for Assault: Jacob Laskey faces charges for menacing and more

A Creswell man with white supremacist ties who was recently featured in a series of articles detailing a resurgence in racist activity in the Eugene area has been arrested for assault in an incident involving a weapon. Jacob Albert Laskey, 37, was booked into Lane County jail in the early hours of S

EUGENEWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-20 21:35:00

Naked man near Eugene schools is causing discomfort with parents

EUGENE, Ore. - Several times throughout the last week, and completely naked man has been spotted walking near Barger and Primrose in Eugene. Because this is right across the street from both Shasta Middle School and Clear Lake Elementary School, parents are feeling frustrated. The law in Eugene i

KEZI.COM - 2018-01-21 02:25:00

Is 'One paycheck away' a myth?

The Register-Guard recently asked a group of knowledgeable people for help in identifying prevalent myths about homelessness. Several of these people's responses were included in a Dec. 31 editorial, "Myths get in the way of solutions." Jack Tripp, executive director of the Eugene Mission, was among

REGISTER-GUARD - 2018-01-21 07:19:47

Oregon man who served prison time for desecrating synagogue arrested on suspicion of assault

An Oregon man who spent more than a decade in prison for desecrating Eugene's largest synagogue was jailed early Saturday, records show. Jacob Laskey LCSO Jacob Laskey, 37, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and criminal trespassing, according to L

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-20 22:28:26