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  • Woman, 65, found dead in Upper West Side apartment

    UPPER WEST SIDE — Police found a 65-year-old woman dead in her apartment on the Upper West Side Friday night. Police responded to a 911 call at 325 West End Ave. around 10:33 p.m. and found the woman unconscious with trauma to the back of her head. EMS pronounced her dead at the scene. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

  • Man allegedly posed as taxi driver before sexually assaulting woman on Long Island: police

    PATCHOGUE, N.Y. — Suffolk County police have arrested a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 22-year-old woman on Long Island early Saturday. The victim was walking at the corner of Bay Avenue and Main Street in Patchogue around 4 a.m. when she was approached by a man driving a green Lincoln, police said. The man said he was a taxi driver and offered her a ride. The victim accepted and asked the man to drive her to a nearby store. […]

  • Holiday shoppers balk at space-age Santa display at Roosevelt Field

    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — A large portion of Christmas celebrators stomp in protest when decorations in green, red and gold come out of hiding before the Halloween candy binge has even begun. But, shoppers at Roosevelt Field in Garden City were shocked to find the Santa Claus photo display missing all the traditional trappings associated with the holiday season. A photo posted online by a local family shows what looks like a futuristic-looking staging area rather than Santa’s typical setting […]

  • Missouri mother charged with repeatedly poisoning 9-year-old son: prosecutors

    CLAYTON, Mo. — A 35-year-old Missouri mother was charged Friday for felony child endangerment after allegedly poisoning her 9-year-old son intentionally with prescription drugs, KTVI reported. The mother and son live in the northwest Missouri city of Meadville, it was in St. Louis that doctors discovered the alleged overdoses. Rachel Kinsella had been taking her son to the St. Louis Children’s Hospital to be treated for epilepsy, but doctors discovered that he was falling seriously ill over and over again from a […]

  • ‘Name Your Own Price Day’ at 7-Eleven aims to freeze out hunger with Slurpees

    NEW YORK — July 11 may be Free Slurpee Day, but 7-Eleven has found another way to entice Slurpee-lovers with “Name Your Own Price Day” on 11/7 (Nov. 7). Customers can walk into any 7-Eleven store nationwide today and pay whatever they want for any size Slurpee. They can pay a penny, $1 or $1,000. Anything will do. All of the proceeds will be donated to Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks that helps fed millions of people […]

  • Missing New Jersey teen with autism found in Penn Station, family confirms

    POINT PLEASANT, N.J. — A missing 16-year-old with autism from New Jersey was reunited with his family in Penn Station, a source close to the teen told PIX11. Adam Rogers, from Point Pleasant, had been missing since Nov. 6, the Center for Missing and Exploited Children reported. He was last seen on a bike, a source told PIX11 News. There has been some activity on his credit card traced to Penn Station, and his family traveled there to find him.

  • Police searching for suspect who robbed woman in lobby of Coney Island building

    CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — The NYPD is searching for the suspect who robbed a 40-year-old woman Sunday in Coney Island. The man approached the victim in the lobby of 2960 W 31st St. and asked her to open the door. He then pushed her against the wall and stole her purse, which contained her wallet, credit cards, iPhone and other personal items, police said. The victim was not injured. Police describe the suspect as a black man in his 20s, about […]

  • Burt Reynolds says he misses ex Sally Field, calls her the ‘love of my life’

    Legendary actor Burt Reynolds admitted to Vanity Fair in a recent article that he still misses Sally Field, calling her the “love of my life.” “I miss her terribly,” he told the magazine. “Even now, it’s hard on me. I don’t know why I was so stupid. Men are like that, you know. You find the perfect person, and then you do everything you can to screw it up.” Field and Reynolds dated for five years in the 70s and […]

  • Mugging of 78-year-old man caught on surveillance in East Flatbush

    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — The NYPD is searching for a group suspects who robbed a 78-year-old man in East Flatbush Thursday night. Four suspects were seen on surveillance approaching the victim and shoving him behind 1532 Utica Ave. around 9:40 p.m. They then took his wallet and fled, police said. The victim was not injured in the incident. The four suspects as described as black men, about 5-foot-9-inches and weighing 150 pounds. Police describe the suspects as between 16 to […]

  • Woman can accurately detect Parkinson’s Disease through smell: report

      A woman whose husband died of Parkinson’s Disease may revolutionize the way the neurological disorder is diagnosed. Joy Milne was tested by researchers after she claimed she could detect people suffering from Parkinson’s through a tell-tale odor. “I recognized a change in his smell,” Milne told BBC, describing the new scent as “musky.” But, she chalked the new smell up to the long hours he was working. It wasn’t until she was surrounded by other people suffering from the disorder at […]

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