Police say 25-year-old Jack Benjamin was operating a boat in the Great South Bay in Sayville around 1 a.m. Monday when he hit a jetty, sending 26-year-old Nelson Matos flying overboard.
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Schanda Handley was at home with her daughter and a neighbor when two men showed up at the door, dressed in what looked like blue uniforms from an appliance store. They had a carpet steamer and asked Handley if they could demonstrate it for her. When she said no, the men forced their way into her house at gunpoint, put a hood over her head and handcuffed her and her neighbor, she said. Then they pushed Handley into a van and drove off, leaving Handley’s 14-year-old daughter and the neighbor behi
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Chris Ardoin was the headliner for a Zydeco music festival that attracted thousands.
- Washington Post
TOKYO - Even before she lost in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament in which she was a favorite to win, Naomi Osaka faced backlash in Japan. The criticism, long running and usually bubbling just under the surface in her birth nation, came to the fore again when she climbed an illuminated staircase to light the Olympic cauldron under the glare of the world's spotlight. The issue for many commenters on Yahoo, which serves as a popular forum for a vocal minority of the country's conser
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The final number of dead in the Surfside condo collapse was devastating: 98 lives lost. But at one point it seemed the number could go much higher. On June 29, five days after the collapse, the number of missing was pegged at more than 150 people. It appeared likely that most would be found dead in the rubble. A number of factors account for the difference, police say. ...
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"Never in a million years did I think our justice system was like this," one mother said. "Never did I think that judges were doing this and getting away with it."
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It was one of the most gruesome mass killings in North Dakota history; four workers at a business who gathered early one morning for “coffee club” were slain in a matter of minutes. The ghastly 2019 scene that gripped Mandan, a community of 22,000 just outside the state capital of Bismarck, is set to be rehashed this week at the trial of Chad Isaak, a Navy veteran and chiropractor whose trailer home is managed by the business police say he “targeted.” Investigators say the evidence against Isaak is overwhelming, including clothing, handgun parts, a knife and used shell casings, surveillance footage, bank records, and Facebook and phone data.
In the ‘Great Reshuffling,’ People Are Flocking to Montana’s Biggest City. Its Mayor Has a Good Idea Why
Billings, like many smaller cities, has experienced an influx of newcomers since the pandemic began
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Survivors of heinous crimes deserve to have their day in court, but the bankruptcy proceedings essentially shut down future lawsuits against the BSA.
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A Trump supporter was arrested after a church prayer group member sent texts to the FBI that showed him inside the Capitol Building on Jan. 6
Glenn Allen Brooks texted selfies of himself inside the Capitol to a church prayer chat group, according to a DOJ criminal complaint.
- The Guardian
Smoke, closed businesses and constant worry have changed life for those living with disaster on their doorstep A Cal Fire engine navigates along Hwy 70 near the burn zone of the Dixie fire on Thursday, 22 July, 2020 in Plumas County, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/UPI/REX/Shutterstock The Dixie fire was consuming vast swaths of land in the Sierra Nevada foothills, but in the nearby valley city of Chico, California, it was a typical summer day. The temperature had already climbed past 102F
Footage shows a 'frustrated' contractor using an excavator to wreck a new apartment complex over unpaid work
The contractor from Blumberg, Germany, caused $600,000 worth of damage because he claimed the building's developer owed him $5.8 million, reports say.
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The woman, who was in her 30s, was found near a home and authorities believe she might have been seeking help before she died.
- Charlotte Observer
Officials say he was last seen behind a group of people who were tubing and kayaking.
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A cruise passenger who assaulted two men during a drunken brawl at a buffet was sentenced to 21 months in jail
A financial advisor was sentenced to 21 months in jail after being found guilty of two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm during a cruise.
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The longtime former head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany says the diocese covered up sexual abuse by priests for decades and protected clergy by sending them to private treatment instead of calling police. Bishop Howard Hubbard, who ran the diocese in New York's Capital District from 1977 to 2014 and has himself been accused of sexual abuse, made the admission in a statement issued through his lawyer to the Albany Times-Union in response to questions from the newspaper. The Times Union reported Hubbard's statement on Saturday.
- The Wrap
Rudy Giuliani: If I Go to Jail, Those Who Put Me There ‘Will Suffer the Consequence in Heaven’ (Video)
Rudy Giuliani tells NBC New York that he is “more than willing to go to jail,” but if he does, those who put him there will “suffer the consequences in heaven.” Donald Trump’s former attorney has been the subject of a lengthy federal investigation into his dealings as an “unregistered lobbyist for Ukrainian” before the 2020 presidential election, an investigation which he calls unlawful and politically motivated. In a new interview with NBC News 4’s Melissa Russo, Giuliani maintains his innocenc
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Johnny Depp has notched a victory in his lengthy legal battle against ex-wife Amber Heard.
- WABC – NY
An extensive crime scene remained in Queens Sunday morning at the site where 10 people were shot hours earlier on Saturday night. Police shut down five blocks of 37th Avenue while they investigated.
- WLS – Chicago
Once-powerful former Chicago alderman Ed Vrdolyak has been sentenced for a tax evasion conviction, dating back to an alleged scheme in the 1990s.
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Despite being acquitted of double murder, time and popular culture have forever cast Lizzie Borden as one of America's most notorious killers. Did she do it or not? "48 Hours" re-examines the case.