• New York Nov 21, 2019

    Snowboard Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter Dies At 65

    Jake Burton Carpenter, the pioneer who brought snowboarding to the masses and helped turn the sport into a billion-dollar business and Olympic showpiece, has died at 65. He died Wednesday night in Burlington, Vermont, according to an email sent to the staff of the company he founded. Carpenter had emailed his staff this month saying, “You will not believe this,...

  • journalist Apr 24, 2019

    UK and Irish Leaders Attend Funeral of Journalist Lyra McKee

    The killing of journalist Lyra McKee must be a turning point for Northern Ireland, a priest said Wednesday at a funeral service attended by British and Irish leaders alongside mourners in superhero T-shirts and colorful Harry Potter scarves. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and Ireland’s President, Michael D. Higgins, were among hundreds of people celebrating...

  • journalist Apr 23, 2019

    N. Ireland: Woman Arrested in Slaying of Journalist McKee

    The Northern Ireland Police Service said Tuesday they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee. The arrest of the 57-year-old under the Terrorism Act came as an Irish Republican Army splinter group admitted that one of its “volunteers” killed journalist McKee, who was shot dead while reporting on rioting in...

  • NBC Apr 21, 2019

    Police in Northern Ireland Release Two Teens in Killing of Lyra McKee

    Authorities in Northern Ireland released two teenagers arrested in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of journalist Lyra McKee, police said and NBC News reported Sunday. The two unidentified men, ages 18 and 19, were set free without charge after their arrest Saturday, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said in a statement. Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy pleaded for witnesses...

  • injuries Apr 20, 2019

    Northern Ireland Police Arrest 2 in Killing of Journalist

    Police in Northern Ireland arrested two teenagers Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a young journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and taken to Belfast for questioning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said. The men have not been identified or charged. Police had said...

  • injuries Apr 19, 2019

    Journalist Shot Dead in Northern Ireland Rioting

    The dissident republican group, the New IRA, was most likely responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, police in Northern Ireland said Friday. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said 29-year-old journalist and author Lyra McKee died after she was shot during rioting in the Creggan area. Assistant Chief Constable Mark...

  • New York City Apr 10, 2019

    Meet the 1st Male Patriots Cheerleaders in Decades

    For the first time in decades, the New England Patriots will have male cheerleaders on the sidelines this season. Two men were selected to be on the squad for the upcoming season. “Walking (into tryouts), I knew people were going to look at me — one, because I am over 6 feet tall, and two, because I am a male,”...

  • Congress Jun 20, 2017

    3 Juveniles Could Face Hate Crime Charges for Assault on Boston's Keytar Bear

    Three New Hampshire juveniles are facing charges in an alleged assault on the Boston musician known as “Keytar Bear”.

  • Congress Jan 11, 2017

    Police: School Bus Rolls Over on I-95

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  • Aug 10, 2011

    Search for Cop Killer Continues 4 Years Later

    Sgt. Reyka remembered on anniversary of unsolved shooting.

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