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Karina Vetrano’s killer spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons before he confessed to the murder 

Chanel Lewis, 21, initially refused to speak with detectives after he was arrested Feb. 4, and asked to watch TV, a detective testified Monday in Queens Supreme Court. The killer (in striped top) broke his silence the following day.(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) The man accused of ki

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:52:21

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

New hybrid medical facility coming to former Walgreens

A hybrid healthcare facility was opened by Richmond University Medical Center last year at 1058 Forest Ave. (Staten Island Advance/Anthony DePrimo) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Richmond University Medical Center is opening a new healthcare facility in the former Walgreens building in Sunnyside. The new "i

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 20:07:28

Sunnyside man dies of injuries from accident on Staten Island Expressway

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 47-year-old man involved in an accident on the Staten Island Expressway on Monday, Nov. 13 has died, according to the NYPD's Deputy Commissioner of Public Information. Nevzat Shaqiri of the 80th block of Oswego Street in Sunnyside died the following day on Nov. 14. The med

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 01:56:25

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

Sichuan restaurants in NYC: New spots include Birds of a Feather, Hwa Yuan Szechuan

Birds of a Feather puts its own spin on Sichuan with its fried eggplant accordions. (Credit: Amy Luo) Fans of dan dan noodles and mapo tofu are in luck. Sichuan - the regional Chinese cuisine characterized by bold, spicy flavors - is having a moment in New York City. Here's a look at recent opening

AMNY.COM - 2017-11-20 21:04:16

Two teens found with guns in Queens school after fight over girl

Two teens were found with guns in school after a brawl broke out in their Queens cafeteria over a girl, police said Monday. In all, six John Bowne High School students were hauled off Friday to the 107th Precinct in Flushing, including one who was carrying a .40-caliber gun and the other a BB gun,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:00:01

Last 3 of 5 who violently robbed scrap metal yard are sentenced

The last three of the five men who violently robbed a scrap metal yard in Elizabeth three years ago were sentenced to prison terms of at least 22 years on Friday. Shoplifter fleeing Target dies in fiery crash Rafael Clemmons, 30, of Irvington received 25 years while Newark residents Steven Chambers,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 17:57:27

Thousands of arrest warrants scrapped

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office and Lancaster Police Department are canceling thousands of arrest warrants after a state Supreme Court justice directed magistrates to stop jailing low-level offenders who skip court dates or don't pay fines. Chief Justice Donald Beatty put court officials on n

LANCASTER NEWS - 2017-11-19 09:00:00

Passerby rouses sleeping Slidell residents from burning home

A late-night fire Saturday (Nov. 18) heavily damaged a Slidell home whose sleeping residents escaped unharmed after being alerted to the blaze by a passerby, authorities said. The fire at 123 Rue De La Paix was reported shortly before midnight and St. Tammany Fire District 1 firefighters arrived abo

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-19 17:26:19

Unidentified skull found near Slidell headed to LSU for forensic identification

SLIDELL, LA.- A skull found in a wooded area near Slidell earlier this month is now headed to LSU. St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston hopes that the Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services or FACES Lab on LSU's Baton Rouge campus may be able to shed some light on the iden

WGNO.COM - 2017-11-20 12:15:57

Slidell High students take 'pathway' to new careers with help from Leadership Northshore

Slidell High School has always gone above and beyond to prepare its students for whatever field of work they choose. Be it medicine, business, or a field of trade, Slidell High has a route that will guide students to success through various pathways and internships. These pathway students range fro

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-20 13:19:14

Slidell Target store victim of economic shift

When the Target Store in Slidell closes early next year, the impact will be felt across the board, affecting everything from city sales tax revenue to employment. It is the latest in a line of major stores in that area to close, reflecting an economic shift in the Camellia City. "Not so much mad, bu


Man shot in Lacombe Saturday found lying near vehicle: St. Tammany sheriff

A man was shot in Lacombe Saturday night, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office said. A news release from the agency states the man's wounds were non-life-threatening. Deputies responded to the shooting about 9:15 p.m. in the 62000 block of Warrior Drive after someone reported a person had been s

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-19 18:41:28

'A fountain would be nice.' The birth of a veterans cemetery beautification project

Three years ago, Tommy Benasco of Slidell says he wasn't very familiar with the term "Gold Star family.'' Then he met Gina Guillory. Guillory was Benasco's classmate in Leadership Northshore's class of 2014. Guillory's son, Marine Sgt. Michael Guillory, had been killed in action in Afghanistan in

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-20 17:35:16

Human skull found in North Shore woods sent to LSU lab for testing

A human skull found by a hunter in a wooded area near Slidell earlier this month will be sent to the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services lab in Baton Rouge on Monday (Nov. 20) as part of an ongoing investigation into the mysterious discovery. The skull was found in a wildlife

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-20 16:33:50

Donate to Coats for Kids at the Charbonnet Family Pharmacy

Hank is out at the Charbonnet Family Pharmacy in Lakeview asking for coat donations for the kids who need it most as a part of our annual Coats for Kids program. ********* It's that time of year again, the time when the community comes together to bring warmth to the holiday season. WGNO-TV's Coats

WGNO.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:09

Police chase in Crookston ends on US Hwy 2

CROOKSTON, MINN. -- A police chase ended on US Highway 2 on Friday night, November 17, according to Polk County Sheriff. The pursuit started at about 10 p.m. in Crookston, MN after Crookston Police tried to stop a 2002 Ford Taurus for speeding. The suspect then fled from the police which led to a pu


Fisher's border wall prototype complete on Southern border

Dickinson-based Fisher Industries has completed construction of a border wall prototype along the southern border of the United States near Otay Mesa, Cali. Fisher's wall is made of concrete and while it lacks some of the color and features of other prototypes, like tubing atop the walls or opaque p


Night We Light celebration to shine even brighter

BEMIDJI-Kicking off the Christmas season with more lights and some old favorites, the 21st annual First City of Lights will be held Friday, Nov. 24, with the Night We Light celebration. "They're going to see a bigger, brighter and more colorful First City of Lights than they've ever seen before," Be

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-11-19 00:04:50