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Woman fatally shot during quarrel in Bronx bodega remembered for her kindness

A woman fatally shot in the face during a Bronx bodega beef was remembered Tuesday by devastated family and friends for her kindness and generosity to all. Shaquana Button, 33, was blasted from close range after arguing with an unidentified man inside the Garden Express Deli on E. 149th St. and Co

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:50:27

Woman Dies After Being Shot in Face Near NYC Bodega: Police

A woman has died after being shot in the face by a man during some sort of argument just outside a Bronx deli, police say. Witnesses and officials found the unconscious, bloodied body of a 36-year-old woman after shots rang out in front of a bodega on 149th Street in Mott Haven around 11:30 Monday n

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-16 09:55:57

Funeral held for high school student fatally stabbed at New Rochelle Dunkin' Donuts

A funeral was held Monday morning for a high school student fatally stabbed in New Rochelle. 16-year-old Valaree Schwab's classmates were among the mourners who packed a church in Pelham to remember the bright, outspoken teen who loved music. She was stabbed to death last week inside a Dunkin' Donut

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-16 02:00:06

Yonkers downtown restaurant week begins Monday

Siobhan O'Sullivan, owner of Francey Brady's in Yonkers talks about the Irish restaurant on June 19, 2017. Carucha L. Meuse / lohud.com Downtown Yonkers' seventh-annual International Restaurant Week begins Monday with 14 participating establishments. All restaurants will offer 20 percent off lunch

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:00:01

Yonkers graduation rates producing 'incredible accomplishment'

An almost 14 point graduation rate increase over five years at the Yonkers Public Schools has school officials celebrating. "When you think of the fact that five years ago we were at 72 percent and we are now at (almost) 86 percent, it's an incredible accomplishment," Superintendent Edwin Quezada to

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:00:01

Police: Woman Killed Outside Bodega In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police are searching for a suspect after they say a woman was gunned down in front of a bodega in the Bronx. It happened late Monday night on East 149th Street in Mott Haven. Investigators say police were called to scene after reports of a fight breaking out between the suspe

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 05:39:38

'The Commuter' Makes Liam Neeson Look Over-the-Hill

The commuter train from Manhattan to Tarrytown is late. Not because of the usual incompetence on the Metro-North line that strands thousands of commuters every day and jams the six o'clock news with stories about misery, deteriorating rails and inconvenience. No, today the train is filled with terro

OBSERVER - 2018-01-16 16:45:38

Barbara Walters Center starts construction in Yonkers at Sarah Lawrence College

The future Barbara Walters Center at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers will celebrate its ground-breaking Thursday. The $35 million campus center at 968 Kimball Ave. is named in honor of the television news personality who is an alumna and who donated the lead gift of $15 million for the constructio

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:00:02

Ardmore firefighter arrested in Durant on hit and run charges

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) -- An Ardmore firefighter was arrested in Durant this past week after police said he hit a car and ran -- while he was drunk. The police report says numerous witnesses saw Christopher Allen, 35, crash into a car around 9 p.m. this past Tuesday near University Boulevard. One wit

KXII.COM - 2018-01-17 01:31:00

Pets killed in Whitewright house fire

WHITEWRIGHT, Tex. (KXII) -- Several pets were killed Tuesday during a house fire around 1:30 a.m. off Darwin Road. Crews said the man inside the home escaped through a window before firefighters got there. He wasn't hurt, but four of his dogs died in the fire. Investigators said they think the fire

KXII.COM - 2018-01-17 02:29:00

Bonham ISD closes school for a week due to flu

The Bonham Independent School District announced Tuesday its decision to cancel school Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Tuesday, Jan. 23 due to the number of students and staff members exhibiting flu-like symptoms. The district said in its statement that the decision was based on Texas Education Agency At

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 22:03:22

DONNA HUNT: Annie Peruna followed Annie P. on Red River

A lot has been written through the years about the Annie P., the first steamboat to navigate the Red River. It was early in 1905 that the Annie P. plowed up the river from New Orleans to Denison, proving that the Red River was navigable. It may be a surprise that a Denison-built boat also had its da

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 18:22:00

Jack W. King || Bright Holland Funeral Home Services

Jack W. King died Saturday, Jan. 13, peacefully at his home in Forest Hill. He was born June 15, 1937, the third of five children of Vaudie King and Ruby King. He was the older brother of John, his twin, and his sister Bettie Desha. and was the younger brother of Margaret King North, now deceased, a

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:31:31

Old school is new home for Sherman brewery

SHERMAN, Texas -- A historic Sherman school building is about to get a new lease on life... as a brewery. The City Council has approved a plan by 903 Brewers to move its operations to the former Lee School building at Walnut and Piner Evans streets The three-story building built in 1913 will not onl

KTEN.COM - 2018-01-17 03:42:00

Bob "Shady" Jensen, 1938 - 2018

Howe, TX - Robert Arthur Jensen, from Howe, TX, was born into this world on July 28, 1938 and departed this world on January 5, 2018, at the age of 79, at the Woodlands in Denison, TX after learning of a cancer diagnosis. Bob, otherwise known as "Shady", was born in Elgin, Nebraska to Arthur M. and

HOWEENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:35:40

Flu hits hard at Grayson County homeless

DENISON, Texas (KXII) Grayson County Shelter Director Annette Limoges said the shelter is full with 34 people. But they're still accepting people who need a place to stay, whether it be in cots in the computer room or even in the reception area. And the uptick of homeless trying to get out of the c

KXII.COM - 2018-01-16 07:32:00

Quake jolts Greek capital; no injuries or damage reported

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has jolted Athens, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Seismologists at the Institute of Geodynamics in Athens said the quake that struck at 10:24 p.m. (2024GMT) Monday was centered near the town of Maratho

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-15 21:25:10

When your boss asks you to create your dream job: Venugopal

It's not every day that the big boss asks you to write your own ticket. But that's exactly what happened when I walked into the newsroom on Jan. 3, my first day back from vacation in the new year. Executive Editor Traci Bauer told me she wanted me to be part of the digital team. This year's agenda

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 20:03:31

How much snow will slow commuters?

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The latest round of snow could make for messy commutes on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning in the Lower Hudson Valley. A steady snowfall could drop 3 to 5 inches between tonight and Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. "Tomorrow mor

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:47:10

Independent Living Center to unveil renovated space

TROY, N.Y. >> The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley will dedicate its newly renovated downtown space at 15-17 3rd St. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Immediately following the ceremony, the group will unveil "I am Able: What I Love About Me," a mixed-media proj

TROY RECORD - 2018-01-16 05:00:00