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  • Woman bites and ties up sister, steals car after NYE fight

    Woman bites and ties up sister, steals car after NYE fight
    A woman bound her sister with duct tape and an electrical cord before stealing her car on New Year's Eve, deputies said. Marion County sheriff's deputies said Shannon Dimitri, 61, had gone over to her sister's house to celebrate the new year, but Dimitri...
  • 8th Grader Shot and Killed by Police was Carrying Pellet Gun

    8th Grader Shot and Killed by Police was Carrying Pellet Gun
    BROWNSVILLE, Tx. -- A 15-year-old student was shot and killed by police after he brandished a weapon in the hallways of a south Texas middle school, officials said Wednesday. "The student engaged the officers and was shot," the Brownsville Police...
  • Eighth grader shot, killed by cops

    Eighth grader shot, killed by cops
    Police in Brownsville, Texas, are trying to determine why a 15-year-old student at a middle school brought a gun to school. Police confronted the eighth-grader in a school hallway and shot him. He died at the scene.
  • Brownsville student killed by officers had pellet gun

    Brownsville student killed by officers had pellet gun
    Cops in Brownsville shot and killed a 15-year-old in the hallway of Cummings Middle School, believing he was holding a handgun. They later discovered it was only a pellet gun. Police say Jaime Gonzalez was told to lower his weapon, and when he didn&...
  • Friday Forecaster: Actor/Comedian Andrew Dice Clay

    Friday Forecaster: Actor/Comedian Andrew Dice Clay
    This week's Friday Forecaster was actor/comedian Andrew Dice Clay, who is coming home to Brooklyn. He'll be performing at MCU Park, Brooklyn on Saturday, October 1st. Tickets go on Sale this Monday, August 1st at 10am. Dice was born and raised in...
  • Tropical Storm Don Fizzles Over South Texas

    Tropical Storm Don Fizzles Over South Texas
    MCALLEN, Texas -- Sunshine and warm temperatures returned to rain-starved South Texas after Tropical Storm Don fizzled across the region before dawn Saturday, the National Weather Service said. Don left less than an inch of rain across much of the...
  • A Heat Wave Break For A Day

    Well it's been an eventful 24 hours, with heavy rainfall up towards the N of the KC area and some scattered, at best, showers around the metro...now things are settling down and starting to warm-up again with readings in the middle 80s as of this...
  • READ: Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Address On Young Men's Initiative

    READ: Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Address On Young Men's Initiative
    The following is Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's address as prepared for delivery today at a breakfast co-hosted by the Council of Urban Professionals and the New America Alliance at the offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP Thank you, Timothy, and good morning....
  • SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets

    SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets
    An SUV carrying State Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. and his 7-year-old son was hit by gunfire as it drove through the Brownsville section of East New York Wednesday night, police sources told PIX 11 News. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at the...
  • Woman's Body Found In Laundry Bag

    Woman's Body Found In Laundry Bag
    A woman's body in a laundry bag was discovered Wednesday afternoon in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. The disturbing discovery was reportedly made by a passerby who saw the woman's hair sticking out of the bag. Described as a middle-aged black...
  • To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban
    Texas Tribune Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...