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It wasn't like the movies. Seven of the police officer's bullets hit the robber. An eighth hit a hostage, Andrea Rebello. Both were killed, and a standoff was over. The repercussions, however, had just begun. The death of the 21-year-old Hofstra...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
NEW YORK -- A Hofstra University student being held hostage during a home invasion was shot dead and her captor was also killed as police arrived at the scene of the break-in early Friday, just two days before commencement ceremonies at the college on...
TV WatchersNazareth High School graduate Julia Skrobak will appear on "Fox and Friends" at 8:20 a.m. Friday, along with two other students, as winners of the 2013 "Fox News Channel College Challenge." The three women, who currently are all students at......
NewsdayThe Long Island Regional Planning Council has launched an interactive website focusing on the organization's advocacy for more affordable housing. The website, LI2035.org, officially debuts Tuesday and grew out of the planning council's LI 2035 Regional...
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NewsdayWalter Heimer, a longtime psychology professor at LIU Post known for his dapper appearance and warm demeanor, died on Friday of complications of lung cancer. He was 85. Heimer was born in the Bronx on June 24, 1927, to Polish immigrants who soon moved...
An Emmaus High School graduate will be one of 15 competitors on "Jeopardy! College Champions," which begins Monday. Laura Rigge, 20, will compete against 14 others for $100,000 and the chance to compete in the "Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions" in the...
Tags: New York City, Students, Emmaus, ABC (tv network), Jeopardy!
Michael Connelly's novels about LAPD detective Harry Bosch have made him one of the top contemporary mystery writers, and a staple of the best-sellers list. More than 20 years after Connelly's 1992 award-wining debut "The Black Echo," he is still...
Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
Newsday"Justice" and "health care" are terms seldom heard together. But ensuring quality health care for everyone is the goal of the new Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy at Hofstra University's law school in Hempstead. "We see health care and...
I cannot be the only one who gets a little jolt anytime he encounters someone waxing nostalgic over the 1980s or even the 1990s. We just lived the '80s and '90s, like, a moment ago, didn't we? They seem so recent that many of us are working harder at...
The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...
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