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  1. Authorities closing in suspect in slaying of NYC Google executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Authorities have a DNA profile and are closing in on a person of interest in the Massachusetts killing of Google executive Vanessa Marcotte, a New York City resident. The suspect is a Hispanic or Latino man with light to medium-toned skin and an athletic build, Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said Thursday.

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  2. Former FDNY chief fire marshal, John Stickevers, dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Daily News

    John Stickevers, a former FDNY chief fire marshal who fought to reform the way the department investigates arsons, died Saturday. He was 79. The Howard Beach, Queens, resident died of heart failure after a prolonged battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his son John Stickevers Jr. said.

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  3. Backers of suspect in jogger Karina Vetrano's death rally in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

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  4. A Classic Chevy Impala for the Modern WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Wall Street Journal

    Frank Congemi, 64, a financial adviser from Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Howard Beach, N.Y., on the car he calls Mr. Lucki. Over the years, I have learned that most men at a certain age come to a realization that they want to buy a car that they have been dreaming about for years.

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  5. Feb. 13: Ice etiquette, Obama's letter and dumping DolanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | New York Daily News

    Brooklyn: Slips, trips and falls every year lead to many serious injuries. A small investment can prevent a major injury.

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  6. Family of slain jogger Karina Vetrano urge state to approve 'familial matching' DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Newsday

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  7. Karina Vetrano's Best Friend Says - Stop Feeling Sad' for Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | KYKX-FM Longview

    The best friend of Karina Vetrano, the New York City jogger who was found murdered six months ago, has issued a Facebook statement asking people to stop focusing on the suspect and instead focus on her friend's life. "I want people to remember who is important here," wrote Vetrano's friend, Jaclyn, who declined to provide her last name.

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  8. Slain jogger Karina Vetrano's parents advocate familial DNA testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | New York Daily News

    "When your very child fought to get the DNA ... to find the savage and unfortunately he's been able to evade , when that happens, your heart is breaking," Cathy Vetrano said. The parents of murdered Queens jogger Karina Vetrano pressed a state board Friday to allow cops to use familial DNA in their investigations.

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  9. Feb. 10: Donald Trump, Michelle Obama and segregated schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | New York Daily News

    Brooklyn: What gave Donald Trump an absolute victory? Americans burning the American flag. Americans who refuse to salute the American flag.

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  10. Man arrested for murder of SJU alumna Karina VetranoRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Torch

    Six months after the body of St. John's alumna, Karina Vetrano, 30, was found in Spring Creek Park, her alleged murderer was arrested. According to the Queens Chronicle, Vetrano was sexually assaulted and found strangled to death on Aug. 2, 2016 just 15 feet from the trail she was jogging on in Howard Beach.

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  11. Mother says son arrested in runner's death is not a criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this Aug. 6 photo, mourners carry the casket of Karina Vetrano from St. Helen's Church following her funeral in the Howard Beach section of the Queens borough of New York. NEW YORK>> The mother of a man charged in the strangulation death of a New York City runner says her son was raised to respect life and is not a criminal.

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  12. Mother says son arrested in runnera s death is not a criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WTNH

    In this Aug. 6, 2016, file photo, mourners carry the casket of Karina Vetrano from St. Helen's Church following her funeral in the Howard Beach section of the Queens borough of New York. DNA evidence led investigators to make an arrest in last summer's strangling of Vetrano who encountered her killer while on an evening run, police said Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.

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  13. Karina Vetrano's Best Friend Says 'Stop Feeling Sad' for Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    The best friend of Karina Vetrano, the New York City jogger who was found murdered six months ago, has issued a Facebook statement asking people to stop focusing on the suspect and instead focus on her friend's life. "I want people to remember who is important here," wrote Vetrano's friend, Jaclyn, who declined to provide her last name.

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  14. Police: Nuclear DNA led to suspect in Karina Vetrano killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Newsday

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  15. John Gotti's Grandson Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs in Queens, DA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | DNAinfo.com

    The 23-year-old grandson of late New York City mobster John Gotti has pleaded guilty to selling prescription drugs as part of a larger distribution ring in Queens and will be sentenced to eight years behind bars, the Queens District Attorney announced Wednesday. The grandson of the mob boss nicknamed "Teflon Don," also named John, pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance and conspiracy and agreed to forfeit over $250,000 in seized drug money.

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  16. Mother defends son accused in jogger's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | News12.com

    The mother of an East New York man charged with killing a Queens woman says her son "would not hurt anybody." "I raised my son to be a God-fearing man and to respect life," says Veta Lewis, whose son, Chanel, has been charged with murder.

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  17. 5 Things to Know: The Case of slain New York jogger Karina Vetrano...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Boston Herald

    Detectives investigating her homicide last August chased down hundreds of leads but got nowhere fast. That all changed Saturday when police arrested 20-year-old Chanel Lewis , a Brooklyn man, on murder charges.

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  18. John Gotti's grandson takes plea deal, gets 8 years behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | New York Daily News

    The namesake grandson of legendary mob boss John Gotti took a drug case plea deal Wednesday that came with a stiff eight-year prison sentence. John Gotti, 23, entered his guilty plea to three charges in connection with "Operation Beach Party," an investigation targeting the Dapper Don's grandson and his Queens drug operation.

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  19. Cops suspect jogger's killingmay have been racially motivatedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Lucianne.com

    The confessed killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano told detectives he hated the victim's predominantly white neighborhood of Howard Beach, leading cops to believe race played a role in the murder, sources told The Post. "I don't like those people over there," said Chanel Lewis, 20, who is black and split time between homes in the largely impoverished neighborhoods of East New York and Brownsville, according to sources.

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  20. Slain Jogger Karina Vetrano And The Hunch That Led To Her Attacker's ArrestRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Daily Millbury

    Searching for the attacker of Karina Vetrano, the 30-year-old who was murdered while out for her evening jog, proved to be challenging when DNA samples recovered from her nails, neck, and phone did not match anyone in the DNA database of convicted criminals. The Vetrano family even suggested matching the recovered genetic material with several families hoping that the suspect could be tracked.

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