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NYC woman: Husband wanted to kill me, eat others

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The estranged wife of a New York City police officer struggled to keep her composure Monday as she testified about discovering shocking emails and other evidence on his computer showing he had discussed killing her and abducting, torturing and eating other women.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NY cannibalism trial jury pool shown kinky images


Potential jurors seemed surprised at a New York City police officer’s cannibalism trial Friday when a judge began by describing some sexually violent and deviant conduct they must witness before deciding whether the officer’s plans to kill and eat women were fact or fiction.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US man arrested in NY police cannibalism case


A man was arrested Friday on charges that he sought to pay $5,000 to a New York City police officer — later charged in a cannibalism case — to kidnap a Manhattan woman that he intended to rape and kill.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US man pleads guilty in NY over $1M dino dispute

This photo released by the U.S. Attorney's office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur at the center of a lawsuit demanding its return to Mongolia. Florida resident Eric Prokopi has pleaded guilty, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Federal Court in New York to smuggling this fossil and others into the United States. In return for his cooperation, prosecutors say they will recommend leniency. AP Photo/U.S Attorney Office for the Southern District of New York, File

NEW YORK — A Florida fossils dealer pleaded guilty to smuggling charges Thursday and agreed to give up a celebrated $1 million dinosaur skeleton seized by the U.S. government earlier this year for its eventual return to Mongolia.   Eric Prokopi, 38, said he would surrender the 70 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton known as “Ty” […]

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

NY surfer who survived Sandy drowns in Puerto Rico


A lifeguard widely praised as a hero after Superstorm Sandy for rescuing neighbors endangered by rolling floodwaters and a fire that destroyed several homes in a small community where grief has been a frequent visitor has died in a surfing accident in Puerto Rico.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »