Elizabeth, NJABC News

Toddler falls from window of home, mauled to death by family's 2 pit bulls when he lands

A 3-year-old boy has died after falling out of a window at his family home and being mauled to death by the family's two pit bulls when he landed in the backyard. The incident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in Elizabeth, New Jersey -- about 6 miles south of Newark -- when police say the boy somehow managed to fall out of a window, landed in the backyard of the family home and was subsequently and savagely attacked by the family's two dogs, according to New York City ABC station WABC.
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New York City, NYPeople

New York Mother Accused of Throwing Her 2 Young Children Out of Second-Story Window

A New York mother is accused of throwing her two young children out of an apartment building window before later jumping out herself. On Saturday, the 24-year-old mother - who has not been identified by name - reportedly threw a 1-month-old girl and her 2-year-old brother out of the second-floor window of an apartment building in Brooklyn, according to NBC News, which cited a statement from the New York City Police Department.
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Brooklyn, NYPage Six

Angelina Jolie seen leaving ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller’s Brooklyn apartment

Could a rekindled romance be in the works for Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller?. The newly 46-year-old actress was seen arriving at her British ex-husband’s apartment building in Dumbo on Friday night carrying only her Louis Vuitton purse and a pricey bottle of Peter Michael Wine. Jolie, wearing a long tan trench coat over her outfit and a face mask, arrived to Miller’s home totally alone without so much as a bodyguard to see her inside.
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Mother throws newborn and toddler out of apartment window in Brooklyn

A distraught Brooklyn mother threw her newborn daughter and her toddler son out an apartment window and jumped out after them on Saturday, police said. Dejhanay Jarrell, 24, hurled both little ones out their second-floor window on Rockaway Parkway near Winthrop St. in Brownsville at 11:24 a.m., cops said. Witnesses said Jarrell kept bashing the baby’s head into the concrete after they fell. ...
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Sloane From "Ferris Bueller's" Quit Hollywood a Decade Ago. See Her Now.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is one of the most iconic films of the 1980s. The John Hughes classic made Matthew Broderick a household name, and also kicked off the careers of stars in smaller roles like Jennifer Grey and Charlie Sheen. But while those celebrities have continued acting in the 35 years since Ferris Bueller's Day Off was released on June 11, 1986, some of the other leads of the film have taken a different route, like Mia Sara who played Ferris' girlfriend Sloane Peterson and who retired from acting in 2013. Read on to see how Sara feels about playing Sloane in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and to see what she's up to now.
Brooklyn, NYNew York Post

MTA bus driver loses ‘dream job,’ sues after hemp tea taints blood test

A Staten Islander went from driving an MTA bus to cleaning it — all because of false advertising on a weight loss tea, he claims in a lawsuit. Roy Hunter, 34, was trying to get healthier when he began drinking Iaso Instant Tea, a “broad-spectrum hemp extract” drink which is supposed to help people shed pounds, he said in court papers.
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Mom throws son, daughter out Brooklyn window then jumps: police

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A naked mother threw her two young children out of an apartment window and then jumped herself, police and neighbors said Saturday as all three remained hospitalized. Police responded to the incident at an apartment building on Rockaway Parkway, near Winthrop Street, in Brownsville around...
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Man fatally shot in the Bronx

NYPD detectives are scouring a Bronx neighborhood to find a gunman who fatally shot a man in the back Saturday morning, police said. The 30-year-old victim, who was hit multiple times from behind, was found unconscious on Avenue St. John near Fox St. in Woodstock around 5:51 a.m., police said. First responders rushed him to Lincoln Hospital, where he died. Cops do not know what led up to the ...
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Hackettstown gas at $2.87 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Hackettstown area offering savings of $0.30 per gallon. According to a survey by GasBuddy, BP at 17 State Route 57 was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.87 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Sinclair at 341 Us-46 E, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.17.
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Paterson Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Pre-Teen

A Paterson man is charged with sexually abusing an 11-year-old child last summer. A grand jury in Paterson returned an indictment charging Odell Avent, 43, with abusing the youngster last July 29, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said. Avent has remained held in the Passaic County Jail since his...
Bronx, NYNew York Post

NYC shootings leave two dead overnight

Two people were killed in separate shootings overnight in Queens and the Bronx, police said. At 5:50 a.m. Saturday in Longwood, the Bronx, cops responding to a 911 call of an unconscious male found a 30-year-old man on the ground in front of 1020 Avenue St. John, shot multiple times in the back. EMS transported the wounded man to NYC Health & Hospitals/Lincoln, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests.