Brooklyn man identified as Capitol rioter who reportedly received phone call from White House on Jan. 6
NEW YORK — A Brooklyn man who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as the recipient of a mysterious nine-second phone call from the White House placed during the riot. Anton Lunyk, 26, of Midwood, Brooklyn, admitted joining the attack with two buddies and is the owner of the phone to which someone at the White House briefly called during the riot, CNN reported Monday. The mystery ...news.yahoo.com
What Should Happen to Drivers Who Kill Cyclists?
The family of Lauren Davis desperately sought answers after she was fatally struck by a driver while biking to work in New York City in 2016. At every step, the criminal-justice system let them down, raising the question of what justice should look like for victims of traffic violence.outsideonline.com
Director Ron Howard shares what keeps him hooked on Hollywood
Director Ron Howard joined "The CBS Mornings Podcast" to talk about his latest movie, "Thirteen Lives," which takes viewers through the real-life story of the soccer team that got trapped in a cave for days in Thailand back in 2018. In the interview with Vladimir Duthiers, Howard also shared what keeps him hooked on Hollywood.news.yahoo.com
Brooklyn couple receives Marriott Hotel invoice with typewritten anti-Asian slur
A Brooklyn couple who checked into a Marriott Hotel in Pennsylvania received an invoice with an anti-Asian slur. Jamie Chung, 37, and his girlfriend Tierney Oberhammer, 35, stayed the night at the Courtyard by Marriott on Concord Road in the city of York on June 13. Following their stay, they received an invoice through email with an anti-Asian racial slur typewritten on their bill.news.yahoo.com
Parents of missing Georgia man photographed on streets of NYC call for public’s help
The parents of a Georgia man who went missing two months ago called on the public for help to find their son in New York after an unexpected encounter with a relative in Brooklyn. Jossiah Nghi Nguyen, 25, from Savannah, Georgia, went missing on May 8. Jossiah’s mother, Bien Nguyen, told PIX11 that her son had reached out to them on May 13 asking for financial assistance after he had lost his cell phone and wallet in New York.news.yahoo.com
Funder of ISIS Foreign Fighter Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison
A citizen of Uzbekistan and resident of Brooklyn was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for conspiring to and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). According to court documents, in 2015, Kasimov’s co-conspirators Abdurasul Juraboev and Akhror Saidakhmetov planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of ISIS. “Kasimov is an ISIS supporter who collected and gave money to another individual to fund his travel to join the terrorist group. “The National Security Division is committed to identifying and holding accountable those who seek to provide material support to foreign terrorist organizations. “Kasimov was part of a group of individuals who sought to travel to Syria to join ISIS or to fund others who sought to become foreign fighters for ISIS.justice.gov
Runner collapses, dies after Brooklyn half-marathon
A 30-year-old man crossing the finish line of a Brooklyn half-marathon collapsed and died Saturday morning, officials in New York said. The runner was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, fire department spokesperson Frank Dwyer said. It was unclear what caused the runner to collapse, though a statement from the nonprofit New York Road Runners said it happened after the man finished the 2022 RBC Brooklyn Half.news.yahoo.com
Residents of Jacksonville apartment complex offended by reference to ‘the hood’ in manager’s email about loitering
The News4JAX I-TEAM is looking into complaints about a Jacksonville apartment complex where some residents say they’re offended by the language used in an email from their property manager.
Times-Union property purchased by Atlanta-based developer; $250M redevelopment planned
An Atlanta-based developer has purchased the former Florida Times Union property and is planning to soon demolish the vacant buildings to begin redevelopment of the site into One Riverside, according to News4JAX’s news partner, the Jacksonville Daily Record.