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Police Say Officer Mistakenly Killed Hofstra Student in Hostage Standoff
A 21-year-old Hofstra University student who was killed in a home invasion on Friday was mistakenly shot in the head by an officer who fired eight times at a man who was holding a gun to the student’s head and then pointed it at him, the ...
'Saturday Night Live' finale recap: Ben Affleck shines, but Stefon and Fred Armisen steal the show
This time, he debuted his new song “Black Skinhead” in front of a flickering projection ... Between the song’s wistful lyrics, the “I Heart LM” on Armisen’s guitar strap — that’s got to be a shoutout to Lorne Michaels — and ...
Andrea Rebello Killed: Hofstra Student Shot By Police During 'Crime Of Opportunity'
A police officer aiming at the would-be robber opened fire, hitting the 21-year-old college junior as well as the ex-convict who had entered the house. On Saturday evening, flags on campus were at half-staff and students held a silent outdoor in ...
Funeral services held for mom, son found dead in NJ home after 37-hour standoff
TRENTON, N.J. — Funeral services have been held for the New Jersey woman and boy whose bodies were found in their home after a 37-hour hostage standoff last weekend. The Times of Trenton (http://bit.ly/113Q2dJ) reports Carmenlita Stevens ...
Funeral-goers describe Texas swindler as loving
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — Billie Sol Estes may have been infamous as a swindler who spent time in prison for Texas-sized schemes, but his family and friends say he was a loving, generous man who once gave his Cadillac to a stranger who needed a ride.
Proof of heaven popular, except with the church
Eben Alexander shouted and flailed as hospital orderlies tried to hold him in place. But no one could stop his violent seizures, and the 54-year-old neurosurgeon went limp as his horrified wife looked on. That moment could have been the end.