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    NTSB: 2 aboard small plane killed when it collided with F-16 fighter jet over South Carolina

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Federal officials say an F-16 fighter jet and a small plane have collided in midair in South Carolina, killing both people aboard the civilian plane. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Tuesday that the fighter jet collided with a Cessna C150 around 11 a.m. The collision happened about 11 miles north of Charleston. Both people aboard small plane died when it collided with F-16 fighter jet over South Carolina, the National Transportation Safety Board announced. No […]

  • Police are looking for this man after he allegedly firework at a NYPD car on Sunday. (Photo: DCPI)

    NYPD seeks man who threw firework into police cruiser

    BROOKLYN — Police are searching for a man who they say threw fireworks into an unattended NYPD police cruiser in Brooklyn. It happened just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the man tossed a consumer-grade aerial shell firework into the cruiser. The interior of the car caught fire, causing damage to the seats and center console, police said. The culprit is described as a black male with a thin build and a short haircut. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and dark-colored pants. […]

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 14: Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul #90 of the New York Giants warms up prior to a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium on September 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

    AP source: Giants aware of Jason Pierre-Paul’s fireworks injury

    NEW YORK— A person with knowledge of the incident tells The Associated Press that the Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the severity of any injuries to the star defensive end. The team said in a statement that its first concern is for Pierre-Paul’s well-being. Pierre-Paul was to play 2015 on the $14.8 million franchise tag. But the two-time Pro Bowl pick has yet to sign the tender.  

  • Police say three teens escaped from Green Residential Community Home and carjacked a minivan (google)

    Police catch 1 of 3 teenagers who escaped detention facility

    NEWARK, N.J.— One of the three teens who escaped from a northern New Jersey detention center has been arrested in Newark. Authorities say the boy was caught Monday and taken to Essex Juvenile Detention Center. Investigators believe the other two boys are also in the city. The boys — a 15-year-old and two 17-year-olds, all from Newark — fled from the minimum-security Green Residential Community Home in Ringwood on June 28. They were being held on probation violations. Authorities say […]

  • at AT&T Park on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

    Niese gets 1st win since May 9, Mets top skidding Giants 3-0

    SAN FRANCISCO — Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the World Series champions their seventh straight defeat. Johnny Monell snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run double in the ninth against his former team. Michael Cuddyer had two hits, including a single that started the winning rally, to help the Mets mprove to 3-1 on a six-game […]

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    ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43

    GREELEY, Colo. — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy “Can’t Buy Me Love,” has died. She was 43. Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment complex Sunday evening. She was alone, and an investigation into her death is ongoing. No other information was released. Peterson began her film career when she was 9 years old in the 1982 adaptation of the play “Annie,” directed […]

  • Silvercup Studios is coming to the Bronx

    Silvercup Studios is expanding to the Bronx

    PORT MORRIS, the Bronx — Silvercup Studios is expanding with a new complex in the Port Morris section of the Bronx. The film and TV production company said Monday it will turn an existing warehouse into a $35 million complex. Silvercup North, slated to open next year, will include shops, offices and other support space in addition to studios. Silvercup Studios opened in 1983 in Long Island City, Queens. It’s been home to “Sex and the City” and “The Sopranos”; “30 […]

  • Robert Leroy Wilson, 30, has been charged with child abuse. (Hagerstown Police Department)

    Cops: Maryland boy dies after being beaten for eating cake

    HAGERSTOWN, Md.  — Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission. Hagerstown police Capt. Paul Kifer says Jack Garcia died Sunday at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington. Kifer says police will confer Monday afternoon with Washington County prosecutors about bringing additional charges in the case. The mother’s boyfriend, 30-year-old Robert Wilson, was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault and child abuse. His public defender hasn’t […]

  • The South Carolina and American flags flying at half-staff behind the Confederate flag erected in front of the State Congress building in Columbia, South Carolina on June 19, 2015. (Photo: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

    South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. The 37-3 vote Monday allows the state to remove the flag and the flagpole where it flies as soon as it passes the House and is signed by Gov. Nikki Haley. The bill must pass a two-thirds vote, which is likely to be held Tuesday. Monday’s vote comes less than a week after the 15th anniversary of South Carolina taking […]

  • People emerge from Walter Reed Medical Center with hands up after reports of a shot fired

    ‘No evidence of a firearm discharge’ at Walter Reed Medical Center, police say

    BETHESDA, Md. — Police found no evidence of shots being fired at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after completing a full-building search that lasted several hours. Montgomery County police spokeswoman Natasha Plotnikov says a 911 caller reported hearing one shot inside Building 1, the original hospital on the campus in Bethesda, on Monday morning. She reported that police were on the scene and checking into the report. At about 11:45 a.m. the Department of Naval Support Activity Bethesda confirmed the lockdown and said […]

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