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3 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: 'Person of interest' in hunt for missing Hannah Graham is a nursing assistant who admits he bought her drinks but claims he did NOT drive off with her in his car Hero mom 'used her last breath' to save baby daughter by hiding her in the toilet as marine father opened fire shooting her dead Why be rescued? Tourists on a booze cruise that ran aground by the Statue of Liberty have a few drinks while they wait for help Django Unchained actress who 'cried wolf' by accusing LAPD of racially profiling her for kissing boyfriend in public refuses to apologize - despite calls from civil rights activists Throat specialist allegedly involved in fatal Joan Rivers surgery is 'devastated' by the tragic incident but vowing 'to clear her name' Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator hits out in outrage at TV critic who called her an 'angry black woman' iCloud hacker strikes again: Kim Kardashian, ... (more) Comment?
10 hrs ago | via New York Post
One of the suspects is in custody while police released this sketch of the second attacker who remains on the run. One of the two fiends who sexually assaulted the same woman in separate incidents an hour apart in Brooklyn is in custody, authorities said. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via SILive.com
An expert forensic pathologist hired by the family of Eric Garner, whose death in a police chokehold this summer was ruled a homicide, said Friday he agreed with the findings of the city's medical examiner after reviewing the man's organs, slides and the final autopsy report. Dr. Michael Baden, a former New York City medical examiner hired by the attorneys representing Garner's family, told reporters at a press conference outside the Manhattan headquarters of the medical examiner's office that there was hemorrhaging around Garner's neck, which was indicative of neck compressions. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via New York Daily News
The men - two 25-year-olds, a 24-year-old and a 34-year-old - were sitting on the porch outside their 106th St. home in Corona and listening to music at 9:50 p.m. Friday when the men fired on them, police sources said. Paramedics rushed the victims to Elmhurst Hospital, where one was clinging to life Friday night. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via MyFoxNY
Accompanied by lawyers long associated with Reverend Al Sharpton, noted pathologist Michael Baden went into the OCME to review the forensic evidence surrounding the death of Eric Garner. In July the unarmed Garner died in police custody in Staten Island after being put in an apparent chokehold for allegedly selling loose cigarettes. Comment?
Friday | via The New Canaan Daily Voice
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. A Ridgefield attorney was arrested Friday in New York on charges of stealing from his own clients' escrow accounts and using the money to fund his family's extravagant lifestyle. Comment?
Friday | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
A state appeals court has overturned the guilty verdicts of two men convicted in 1993 of kidnapping a 16-year-old Brooklyn girl. that authorities withheld information that might have cleared Everton Wagstaffe and Reginald Connor of the charges. Comment?
Friday | via PR Log
PRLog - Sep. 19, 2014 - DENVER -- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Gumshoe Chronicles 1922 by TJ Viola. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the crime fiction category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Comment?
Thursday | via World Magazine
'The "closed on Sundays" sign on his stores is a countercultural statement that man does not live by bread alone, and there is more to life than a bottom line.' Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore on Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, who died Sept. Comment?
Thursday | via SILive.com
In June, prosecutors announced the indictments of 24 suspects in two separate crews, which ran drug-delivery operations that helped fuel Staten Island's ballooning heroin crisis. The crews were based around Jersey Street in New Brighton, said District Attorney Daniel Donovan, but they catered to all of Staten Island -- taking orders for heroin, cocaine and the party drug "Molly" on phone lines that were up and running 24 hours a day. Comment?
Thursday | via Our Time Press
The Daily News reported on September 11th that "The city awarded $690 million in contracts to companies in its program to assist minority- and women-owned businesses in the last year, the highest payout ever, officials said". "The contracts handed out By Stephen Witt The City Point developers last week sent elected officials a progress report letter on their massive mixed-use project on the former Albee Square Mall site along the Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via The Chronicle Herald
Liam Neeson, left, plays a former cop working as a private investigator in the thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones. In A Walk Among the Tombstones, Liam Neeson gets on the telephone and has a deliberate and quietly intense conversation with a bad man who has kidnapped a young girl, but this is a very different kind of thriller than the borderline cartoonish Taken movies. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Gawker
If your lock gets cut and your bike disappears in midtown Manhattan, you should call the cops. Not because you need to report the crime-because there's a good chance the cops stole the bike themselves. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via SILive.com
Six years ago, Isaiah Gravely was accused of slaying a man in Mariners Harbor, but the case collapsed when eyewitnesses recanted their stories before a grand jury, said prosecutors. He has pleaded guilty in state Supreme Court, St. George, to felony drug sale and drug possession charges to resolve those cases. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Final Call
Demonstrators march to protest the death of Eric Garner, Aug. 23, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The city medical examiner ruled that Garner, 43, died as a result of a police chokehold during an attempted arrest. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via American Reporter
This is the documentary by James Marsh that tells the story of the moment in August 1974 when 24-year-old French daredevil, juggler, tightrope walker and pickpocket Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire strung between the two towers of the World Trade Center and, holding a balance bar, danced in the air for an awe-inspiring 45 minutes. The film won two awards at Sundance, is rated at 100 percent on the site Rotten Tomatoes.com, received ecstatic reviews, and will be released on DVD on December 9th. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via LongIsland.com
September 18th, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives along with Bureau of Special Operations officers report the details of three arrests for criminal possession of forged devices and instruments which occurred in Massapequa on Wednesday, 09/17/14 at 4:35 P.M. According to detectives, Donavon Greene, 27, of Francis Blvd, Springfield Gardens; Cranston Guy, 41, of Dutch Broadway, Elmont ; and Alberto Parkins, 27, of Loring Ave., Brooklyn, entered Pathmark Supermarket located at 941 Carmans Ave., presented a fraudulent Coin Star receipt to the cashier and received $79.24 in cash in return. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via NewsLI.com
Nassau County Crimes Against Property Squad detectives have arrested and charged two men with Grand Larceny from an incident that occurred on September 3, 2014 at 3:40 pm in Valley Stream. According to detectives, Dave Jennings, 20, of 13792 S. Gate Street, Springfield, NY and Adler Clermont, 21, of 103 24 217 Lane, Queens Village, while in Sears, 1150 Green Acres Mall, used fraudulent credit cards to purchase store merchandise totaling $934.15. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Wired
In the digital drug trade as in the physical one, taking out one kingpin only makes room for another ready to satisfy the market's endless demand. In the case of the FBI's takedown of the Silk Road, the latest of the up-and-coming drug kingpins is far more evolved than its predecessor - and far less principled. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via KXLY-TV Spokane
For the second time this summer, a New York City police officer has been stripped of his badge and gun after video surfaced showing what community leaders call a heavy-handed police response. The latest incident to highlight lingering tension with the nation's largest police force occurred Sunday when a handful of officers attempted to disperse a group of vendors in order to reopen traffic after the conclusion of a Brooklyn street fair. Comment?
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