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DETROIT (AP) — Cecelia Crocker's body provides her with a constant reminder of the most traumatic event of her life — one that she doesn't otherwise remember. At only 4 years old, Crocker was the lone survivor of a 1987 plane crash that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday is a distant memory. Small Business Saturday is long gone. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving...
MAE ANDERSON,Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — During the next presidential debate, the candidates will be pondering the important questions of our time. But the most controversial may be "Sausage or pepperoni?" Pizza Hut is offering a lifetime of free pizza — one large...
Tags: Entertainment, Barack Obama, Arab Spring, Marketing, Pizzas
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterAs a kid, James DiGiovanni recalls looking at a map of the United States and wondering: Is it possible to walk from New York to L.A.? The question stuck in his mind, so much so that, two months ago, after graduating from Georgia State University with a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a former television screenwriter was arrested after punching his poodle in the face so hard that it died of a brain injury. The New York Post reports Sunday (http://nyp.st/LYjcJc ) that 51-year-old Ted Shuttleworth was...
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been accused of breaking into Sean "Diddy" Combs's East Hampton mansion, where he apparently he ate food, drank liquor and wore the rap mogul's clothes. The New York Post (http://nyp.st/IJJL3o )...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman who acknowledged shooting her retired police officer husband to death but said she did so in self-defense has been acquitted of his murder. But the Queens jury on Thursday convicted Barbara Sheehan of a weapons...
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of eight children taken from foster care in New York and later found in Pennsylvania have been charged with kidnapping in New York City. Shanel Nadal is accused of fleeing with her children during a supervised visit at a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who repeatedly shook and punched his crying baby faces a prison sentence for manslaughter. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced a plea Monday by Saul Cortez. Eight-month-old Mario was diagnosed with Shaken Baby...
Tags: Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Prisons, Crimes, Punishment
Time is running out for the kids in Melanie Gathers' English 3 class. The Dr. Phillips High students grew up speaking Spanish, Haitian Creole, French, Portuguese and Arabic. And they have only one year left to demonstrate mastery on tests given entirely...
Reuters(Reuters) - Ista Pharmaceuticals Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to charges it used kickbacks and improper marketing to boost sales of a drug meant to treat eye pain and agreed to pay $33.5 million to settle criminal and civil liability, the U.S....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Police rescued a businessman from a New York City warehouse where he had been held captive for a month by kidnappers who demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Ecuador, authorities said. Police posing as building...
Tags: Criminals, Long Island City, Long Island, Defendants, Portugal
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