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  • 2 hrs ago | via The Day 

    NYC police say gunman who killed two officers told b...

    Minutes before killing two policemen in Brooklyn, a man told two people, "Watch what I'm gonna do," police said Sunday as they pieced together the final hours of a man with a history of arrests and, according to his family, violence and suicide attempts. At a news conference, New York Police Chief Robert Boyce said Ismaaiyl Brinsley's violent behavior Saturday began in Maryland, where he used a key that he was not supposed to have to let himself into the apartment of an ex-girlfriend.

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  • 2 hrs ago | via The Independent 

    'Today I had to say bye to my father': Son posts tri...

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The 13-year-old son of one of two NYPD officers shot dead in a "revenge attack" for the Ferguson shootings on Saturday has paid tribute in heart-breaking Facebook posts.

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  • 4 hrs ago | via The News Journal 

    Jeffrey D. Orr

    Jeffrey was born in Wilmington on July 28, 1957 to Oscar H. and Janet L. Orr. He was a 1975 graduate of Concord High School and worked for MJM Fabrications, New Castle.

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  • 9 hrs ago | via Boston Herald 

    NY police say gunman who killed officers told bystan...

    Minutes before killing two policemen in Brooklyn, a man told two people, "Watch what I'm gonna do," police said Sunday as they pieced together the final hours of a man with a history of arrests and, according to his family, violence and suicide attempts. At a news conference, New York Police Chief Robert Boyce said Ismaaiyl Brinsley's violent behavior Saturday began in Maryland, where he used a key that he was not supposed to have to let himself into the apartment of an ex-girlfriend.

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  • Yesterday | via City Limits 

    Cops Executed: A City Reacts

    "Our city is in mourning. Our hearts are heavy. We lost two good men who devoted their lives to protecting all of us.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via Verde Independent 

    Obituary: Annette Theresa Brennan 1942 - 2014

    Annette Theresa Brennan of Cornville passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at home with her daughters and husband by her side. She was 72 years old.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via The Greenwich Daily Voice 

    Merrill Edison, 92, Former Resident Of Greenwich

    Edison was born July 2, 1922, to Gertrude and Harry Edison. He was a graduate of James Madison High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., and The Julliard School of Music in New York City.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Rose C. Benvengo

    Rose C. Benvengo, of Warwick passed away on December 16, 2014 at Schervier Pavilion. 1 comment

  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

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    Jeffrey Vanchiro, known for his expertly coordinated, neon-accented outfits and energetic antics in the aisles of Barclays Center, died on Sunday after falling from a window at his father's Queens home, reports said. The incident came two weeks after security guards at Madison Square Garden removed Vanchiro from a game between the Nets and the Knicks for supposedly disturbing members of the crowd, then removing his prosthetic leg and refusing to leave.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

    Barclays fixture who danced court-side dies

    Jeffrey Vanchiro, known for his expertly coordinated, neon-accented outfits and energetic antics in the aisles of Barclays Center, died on Sunday after falling from a window at his father's Queens home, reports said. The incident came two weeks after security guards at Madison Square Garden removed Vanchiro from a game between the Nets and the Knicks for supposedly disturbing members of the crowd, then removing his prosthetic leg and refusing to leave.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via HollywoodLife 

    Titi Branch: Miss Jessie's Co-Founder Dead At 45 Yea...

    One of the co-founders of the curl-care hair products line, Miss Jessie's, has died. Sadly, it is being reported that Titi Branch may have taken her own life.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Mount Vernon Daily Voice 

    Mary 'Vickie' Leopold, 82, Former Mount Vernon Resident

    Mary Elizabeth Leopold of Stamford, formerly of Mount Vernon and White Plains, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 13. She was 82. Leopold was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and then moved to Mount Vernon, N.Y., with her family. Later she worked for AT&T in White Plains, New York, where she resided with her husband for over 20 years.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via Dayton Daily News 

    MATTALIANO, Theresa

    News Death Notice MATTALIANO, Theresa Passed away at Hillspring Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Springboro, Ohio on December 15, 2014 at 79 years of age. Theresa was born to the late Frank and Caroline Senatore on March 16, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Big News Network.com 

    Sy Berger, modern baseball card pioneer, dies

    In 1951, Sy Berger sat at his kitchen table with a ruler, scissors and cardboard to create the first modern-day baseball card. That single card launched an niche industry and turned the Brooklyn,N.Y.-based Topps company into a household name.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Co-founder of Miss Jessie's hair products dies at 45

    Titi Branch, co-founder of Miss Jessie's, a popular and successful line of hair care products targeting women of color, died Dec. 4, according to an obituary in NV Magazine . The University of Maryland graduate was 45. Branch and her sister, Miko Branch, grew their beauty empire by focusing on curly hair and launching a line of styling products from their Curve Salon in Brooklyn, N.Y. The duo named the line Miss Jessie's, after their beloved grandmother.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via News Max 

    Sy Berger, Baseball Card Legend Who Created Modern V...

    Sy Berger, the man who created and designed modern baseball cards, died Sunday at the age of 91, leaving a legacy that changed an industry forever. Although baseball cards had been around since the 19th century, it wasn't until Berger decided they needed revamping in 1951 that they became the cards fans collect today, Gizmodo reported .

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via The News Journal 

    Louise Nora Murphy

    Louise was born on September 3, 1916 in Summit Hill, Pennsylvania She was the daughter of John and Katherine Wieczorek, 39 E. Walter Street, Summit Hill.

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  • Sunday Dec 14 | via Newsday 

    Frank C. LoGuidice, engineer who helped redesign Whi...

    Frank C. LoGuidice, an engineer, helped design the 1950 reconstruction of the White House. A longtime resident of Harbor Isle, LoGuidice died of complications from liver cancer in Rockville Centre.

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  • Saturday Dec 13 | via Patch.com 

    Clive Morrison, 75, Owned Cedar Hammocks Islands

    Clive was born Dec. 15,1938, in Brooklyn, NY, and was a son of the late Roger and Edith Taylor Morrison and the step-son of Gregory Fried. The Morrison family moved to Norwalk in 1951 and Clive graduated from Norwalk High in 1956 going on to the U. of Conn.

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  • Tuesday Nov 25 | via New York Daily News 

    Nets honor late superfan Jeffrey Gamblero before Hea...

    The Brooklyn Nets, wearing GAMBLERO shirts, before the game when the Brooklyn Nets played the Miami Heat Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. She took out her phone and recorded members of the Brooklyn Nets wearing different colored t-shirts with "Gamblero" emblazoned on the back as they warmed up.

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