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Boston bombing: Jury selection begins in Tsarnaev case

BBC Jury selection has begun in the US trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is accused of killing three people and injuring more than 260 in April 2013. Mr. Tsarnaev faces the possibility of the death penalty if he is convicted of detonating a pair of homemade bombs. The attack near the […]

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Scott Stelmok dies; retired NYPD captain, 9/11 responder was 45

Jordan Lauterbach,┬áNewsday Scott Stelmok was a true hero. The lifelong North Babylon resident served in the New York Police Department for 20 years and was a first responder at the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was also a hero as a high school and youth league hockey coach. As a member of the 108th […]

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Donations to Pay off Homes for Families of Slain Cops Top $400K

CBS 2 The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has raised more than $400,000 toward paying the home mortgages for the families of the two NYPD officers gunned down earlier this month. The charity, which was created after the September 11 terror attacks, announced last week it is taking over the mortgage payments for the […]

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