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DougSchneiderPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Four correction officers, including a captain, at New York City’s Rikers Island jail were suspended and accused of “extremely troubling” behavior after they allegedly stood by for seven minutes watching an 18-year-old inmate attempt to hang himself, authorities said. The inmate tried to take his own lifeRead More →

monkeybusinessimages/iStock(NEW YORK) — The technology that connects us has revolutionized the world over the past decade — at times moving faster than we could keep up with, irrevocably changing how people interact and in many ways changing our lives for the better. But as the decade comes to a close,Read More →

BCFC/iStock(POLK COUNTY, Fla.) — George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida, neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, and his lawyer have filed a $100 million lawsuit against prosecutors, Martin’s family, their attorney and a book publisher for allegations that one of the trial’s keyRead More →

carlballou/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — A Philadelphia teenager has been charged in the fatal shooting of his twin brother, police said Wednesday. Police charged 18-year-old Fayaadh Gillard with murder in connection with the death of his twin, Suhail Gillard, an all-star football player at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School Lenfest Campus. Officers responded toRead More →

kali9/iStock(WATERTOWN, Conn.) — A dispute between a Connecticut teenager and her mother’s boyfriend over smoking ended in tragedy, after the man shot and killed the girl and her brother, before turning the gun on himself. Police were called to the Watertown, Conn., home of Danielle Jette around 9:45 p.m. onRead More →

Netflix(NEW YORK) — The winners of the New York Film Critics Circle were announced Wednesday, and Martin Scorsese’s crime epic The Irishman took the top prize. His Goodfellas Oscar winner Joe Pesci earned the Best Supporting Actor honor for his work in the film, which is now on Netflix. The New York City-born Scorsese missed out on the BestRead More →