Community Safety Corner: 4 Arrested after violently beating and tying up a woman in her Elmont home

Source: Newsday Four people have been charged in connection with a Saturday robbery of an Elmont home where a 29-year-old woman was punched, kicked, sprayed with mace and bound with wires and duct tape, Nassau County police said. The suspects were identified as Elizabeth Hogg, 22, of 219 Gotham Ave., Elmont; Alicia Campbell, 27, of … Continue reading Community Safety Corner: 4 Arrested after violently beating and tying up a woman in her Elmont home

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Beau Biden, Son of U.S. Vice President, Dies at 46

“Beau Biden believed the best of us all. For him, and for his family, we swing our lanterns higher.”

– U.S. President Barack H. Obama

TIME

Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, the former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Joe Biden, died at 46 after battling brain cancer, the Vice President’s office announced Saturday night.

“It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life,” the Vice President said in a statement.

An Iraq War veteran and Bronze Star recipient, the younger Biden was a rising star in democratic politics. He declined to run for reelection in 2014 but was seen as a likely contender for his state’s governorship in 2016.

“More than his professional accomplishments, Beau measured himself as a husband, father, son and brother,” the Vice President said. “His absolute honor made him a role model for our family. Beau embodied…

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Frustration, Shock In Rangers’ Locker Room After Game 7 Loss

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — After losing the Stanley Cup final to the Los Angeles Kings last season, the New York Rangers came into the season with a simple motto: “Change the finish.”

The goal was to take that next step and bring the Cup back to New York for the first time since 1994 when Mark Messier and company ended a 50-year drought.

The Rangers won the Presidents’ Trophy as the NHL’s top team in the regular season, but the finish came a round short Friday night in a 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.

PHOTOS: THE AGONY OF DEFEAT

It was the Rangers’ first loss in a Game 7 at the Garden and it ended a series in which they lost three of four at home, including being shut out in the final two contests here.

“I’m pretty upset,” said…

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Elmont Motorcyclist Killed in Southern State Parkway Accident

Source: Patch A motorcyclist has died after an early morning crash on the Southern State Parkway in N. Bellmore, according to New York State Police. The crash happened at 1:15 a.m. on the westbound side of the parkway near Exit 25 for Newbridge Road, authorities said. The victim, Omar Roman, 36, of Elmont, was riding … Continue reading Elmont Motorcyclist Killed in Southern State Parkway Accident

Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury

Source: The New York Times Roughly three weeks after their arrest in a federal corruption case, Dean G. Skelos, the former majority leader of the New York Senate, and his son were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday on charges of extortion, wire fraud, conspiracy and bribe solicitation. The accusations in the six-count indictment handed … Continue reading Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury