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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

Lottery starts for affordable homes in Elwood

The Huntington Community Development Agency is now accepting applications for 20 affordable condominiums at a new over-55 community in Elwood. Those that meet income requirements will be eligible for a March 6 lottery for the homes at the Seasons at Elwood development currently under construction on

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:07:53

Warren County authorities seek James Childs - fugitive of the week

James S. Childs, 43, is wanted on a narcotics charge, under a warrant dated Oct. 27, 2017, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Childs, whose last known address was in the first block of Ivy Hill Road in Levittown, Pennsylvania, is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and 160 pounds wit

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 22:07:25

Two charged after taskforce executes warrant in Amityville

Police said they seized 40 grams of heroin, almost $11,000 in cash and a Smith & Wesson pistol at an Amityville Village house Wednesday when they executed a search warrant and arrested two people living there. Officers from the Amityville and Suffolk County police departments and the Long Island He


MS-13 gang member convicted of Copiague assault, DA says

An MS-13 member who smashed a beer bottle over a man's head outside of a Copiague deli in July was convicted of assault this week. Willy Hernandez, 31, of Copiague, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 15 after a Suffolk County Supreme court jury found him guilty Tuesday of assault in the second degre

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 04:04:17

Long Island hires and promotions: Adrienne Robb-Fund, LI Children's Museum

Adrienne Robb-Fund of Massapequa has been appointed to the board of trustees at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City. Photo Credit: Adrienne Robb-Fund The Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City has elected a member and officer to its board of trustees. Adrienne Robb-Fund of Massa

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-20 14:18:53

Court papers: Hempstead school superintendent claims he discovered illegal financial activity

The lawyer for Shimon Waronker, the Hempstead school superintendent who was placed on forced administrative leave, filed court papers today claiming his client found illegal financial activity in the district. According to the documents, Waronker was placed on administrative leave after he planned t

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-20 01:34:00

Trio Stole Cellphones, Liquor During Wyandanch Burglary

WYANDANCH, NY - Two people were injured when a trio broke into a Wyandanch home on Monday, according to Suffolk Police. Three people broke into the 30th Street home and stole cellphones and liquor, police said. The two occupants suffered minor injuries. No description of the burglars were available.


North Platte charged with robbery

They must have wanted to start the year with a bang and stolen cash. Two North Platte men were charged Friday with trying to rob pedestrians by pulling up alongside and threatening them. Police have two separate reports, both on Jan. 1, police spokesman John Deal said. At 5:18 a.m., an officer on pa

NORTH PLATTE BULLETIN - 2018-01-19 23:59:59

North Platte students on a roll

Wow - I just read the Telegraph and was amazed at the number of North Platte middle and high school students who were on the honor roll. Probably this is an indication that the number of college graduates from North Platte will stagger the imagination in the coming years. Perhaps when grading scales

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 09:00:00

Snow and strong winds expected Sunday

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Winter Storm Warnings are in place from Sunday morning through 12 p.m. Monday for North Platte and the surround area. Widespread heavy snow will be possible across Greater Nebraska Sunday afternoon through early Monday. Snow accumulations of 6" to 12" are possible, as is some

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-20 22:00:00

Newspaper carrier: 'A whale of a guy'

Nebraska has been in the midst of a prolonged frigid cramp. If the weather has not broken records for low temperatures, it has surely broken them for the number of below-zero days in a row. Yet, every morning that the North Platte Telegraph newspaper is published I receive a copy on my doorstep. Thi

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

Organizers pleased with 1st bazaar

Hundreds of people filled the halls of the Prairie Arts Center for an International Bazaar on Friday. The event was the first of its kind, organized by Yoko Lawing and Robert Derbyshire. Lawing is the founder of North Platte Connect, which aims to give residents from foreign countries social opportu

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

Uptick in storage unit thefts makes customers wary

As law enforcement investigates an increase in storage unit thefts, managers and owners of the units say business is still strong - but customers are wary. Since July 2017, North Platte police have recorded about 45 cases of theft from storage units, Investigator John Deal said. While several units

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 09:00:00

Ogallala couple kidney donor and recipient - but not to each other

North Platte, NEB. (KNOP) - Judy Nowak dealt with bad kidneys for most of her life. By 2016 her only functioning kidney was at 23 percent. Doctor's told her that she would have to get on a transplant list or go on dialysis soon. Doctors also told Judy that she could be on the list for 7-10 years b

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-19 04:00:00

Cities prepare for Sunday snow storm

NORTH PLATTE/GOTHENBURG, Neb. (KNOP) - North Platte's 911 Dispatch Center issues two alerts Saturday evening. People in Gothenburg are under a snow emergency from Sunday, at 6 PM, until Monday evening at 6 PM. In North Platte, officials issued a snow alert. They want people living along snow emerge

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-21 04:27:00

Two teens killed in crash in Silver Springs

Two teenagers died in a high-speed crash in Silver Springs Friday evening. Florida Highway Patrol troopers identified the victims as William Wetherington, 16, of Silver Springs, and Katherine Livengood, 17, of Belleview. Troopers said they were Lake Weir High School students. Wetherington was pronou

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-20 04:32:24

Florida Man Busted For DUI After Mistaking Bank Drive-Thru For Taco Bell

SPRING HILL, FL - Sometimes, after a few, ummm, lots of drinks, nothing sounds as tasty as some greasy, hot fast food, amirite? Well, if you're in a situation where you have to drive to satisfy that craving, better pick up that delicious meal you're going to regret while you can still differentiate

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:24

17-year-old from Belleview killed in crash in Ocala National Forest

A 17-year-old from Belleview was killed in a crash Friday in the Ocala National Forest. Katherine Livengood was pronounced dead at Ocala Regional Medical Center. She had been a passenger in a 2001 Chrysler 300 driven by William Wetherington of Silver Springs when the accident occurred at 5:51 a.m.,

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 12:17:52

Lady Lake woman arrested on drug charges after spotted driving without headlights

Brianna Johnson A Lady Lake woman was arrested on drug charges after she was spotted driving without headlights. Briana Rachele Johnson, 22, had been driving at 1 a.m. Friday at Palm Street and Lemon Street when a Lake County sheriff's deputies noticed she was driving without headlights. Johnson att

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:02:34