Jaclyn Marr

Couple charged with animal cruelty after dog found stuck with porcupine quills

A couple was charged with animal cruelty for allegedlydenying their dog veterinary care after she was found stuck with over 20 porcupine quills.Richard and Hillary Marshall, of Phillipston, are facing a maximum sentence of seven years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000, according toMSPCAAngell....

Friday, May 6, 2016, 9:43 PM

VIDEO: Paralyzed kitten has new adventures in toy wheelchair

A weeks-old kitten who was abandoned by his mother and unable to walk has found new hope.Things turned around for the tiny feline when he was rescued and brought to an animal hospital inLong Island. Dr. Ned Horowitz ofMassapequa Pet Vet told NBC 4 that the kitten was partially paralyzed in both of...

Friday, May 6, 2016, 8:02 PM

Haagen-Dazs is giving away free ice cream on May 10

Haagen-Dazs is kicking off ice cream season with its annual free cone day on May 10.Its stores are giving customers a kiddie-sized scoop of its "rich and velvety" ice cream in either asugar cone, cake cone or a cup. There is a limit of one per customer.Dawn Uremovich, president of the Haagen-Dazs...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:30 PM

Uber celebrating five years in NYC, giving away free pizza

ICYMI New Yorkers, we arecurrently in the middle of Uber'scelebration of their five-year anniversary in the city. They'regiving free pizza to customers in all five boroughs each day this week.The company is promoting the 'UberPizza Party'withfree slices from some of thebestpizzerias in each borough...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 1:45 AM

NY college students indicted, accused of lying about hate crime

Three New York college students, whosaid that they were targeted in a racially motivated attack, are facing charges of fabricating the claim, prosecutors said.Ariel Agudio, Asha Burwell and Alexis Briggs were eachindicted on a charge of assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident,...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 11:12 PM

Philly officer returns to work 993 days after being shot on duty

A Philadelphia police officer returned to work Mondayalmost three years after being shot.Officer Edward Davies was nearlykilled during a violent struggle in a convenience store in August 2013.According to NBC 10, Davieswas shot in the abdomen,which severedan artery and punctureda kidney. Doctors...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:59 PM

Dog reunites with family after being missing for 10 years

Charlie, aGerman short haired pointer, went missing in 2006 from his Cullman, Alabama home. The one-year-old's family started to lose hope after years went by, the Associated Press reported.Then, Tracey Dove's phone rang last week and she received the news that her dog had been found more than 250...

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 3:43 AM

2 cops injured in Harlem crash with suspected robbers

Two NYPD officers were injured and two people involved in a robberywere arrested after a crash Friday afternoon in Harlem, reports said.The robbery occurred in the Inwood neighborhood,according to ABC7. The victim flagged down one officer while afriend followed the robber's car and called 911....

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 3:03 AM

Uber driver 'no longer active' after allegedly making sexual advances toward Boston reporter

An Uberdriver accused of making several unwantedsexual advances toward a reporter is "no longer active on the platform," an Uber spokeswoman announced Fridayto Boston.com.The reporter, Allison Pohleof Boston.com, alleges that she was harassed while she took an Uber ride home andwrote a story on the...

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 12:33 AM

Queens woman charged with animal cruelty of 67 cats and dogs: DA

A Queens woman was chargedwith aggravated animal cruelty for keeping 67 animals in an unsanitary living environment, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said.Elizabeth Grant, 48, of Jackson Heights was arraigned Tuesday on four counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and 63 counts of...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 2:11 AM

Sex offender convicted of sexually abusing girl, woman on 7 train: DA

A 56-year-old registered sex offender was convicted Tuesday of sexually abusing a young girl and woman in two separate incidentson the 7 train in Queens, prosecutors said.Paul Kingsley, of Brooklyn, was convicted of multiple sexual abuse charges, harassment and endangering the welfare of a child,...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 1:31 AM

VIDEO: Orphaned puppy finds new family with cat and five kittens

A tragedy turns into a happy ending.Just days after his birth, a Chihuahua mixed puppy named Bobby was left all alone when his mother was fatally hit by a car,ABC Newsreported.He was then picked up by a local rescue group and brought to the Michigan Humane Society in Bingham Falls on April 1."A...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 11:38 PM

Youngest victim of Ohio family received threat before massacre: Report

New pieces of evidence are emerging after last week's massacre in Ohio that killed eight family members.Authoritieshave interviewed over 30 people buthave yet to make anyarrests, CBS News reported.Investigators found on Monday that the youngest member of the family killed in he massacre,...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 8:58 PM

NBA to move 2017 All-Star Game out of North Carolina if law remains

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Thursdaythat the 2017 All-Star Game will be moved out of Charlotte if North Carolina does not change its controversial law.He called it "problematic" forthe league to moveforward with the game, scheduled for Feb. 17,if there is not a change in the law,...

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 2:24 AM

Two Brooklyn men convicted of kidnapping, murder: DA

Two men from East New York, Brooklyn have been convicted of kidnapping and murder after the forced abduction and killing of a Williamsburg man in November, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Tuesday.Tramel Cuencas, 24, and Irving Gavin, 28, will be sentenced on May 3 and face 50...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 9:43 PM

Brooklyn insurance agent sentenced for stealing from elderly victims: DA

A Staten Island manwas sentenced today for stealing almost $4.5 millionfrom elderly victimsthrough his Brooklyn insurance company, according toBrooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson.Paul Simoneschi, 70,was charged with scheme to defraud, money laundering and grand larceny as a hate crime...

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 12:22 AM

Manhattan woman indicted for stealing $42,000 from 93-year-old veteran: DA

A 48-year-old woman was indicted Tuesday for stealing about $42,000 from her elderly neighbor, according toManhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance.LinaVazquez is charged with grand larceny and identity theft after allegedly making unauthorized ATM withdrawals from the 93-year-old veteran's...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 1:12 AM

Upper East Side stabbing not random, suspect in custody: Reports

A 19-year-old man is in custody following an early morning stabbing on the Upper East Side that left one person dead, reports said.The suspect, Gustavo Rodriguez, was walking his girlfriend home when he was confronted by her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Xavier Olivares, according toCBS2. The two...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 12:17 AM

Bronx woman found guilty of manslaughter after drowning her two kids

A woman was found guilty for the 2012 drowning deathsof her infant daughterand four-year-old son in their Bronx apartment, BronxDistrict Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced Friday.Lisette Bamenga, 32,was convicted in a non-jury trial Friday on two counts of first-degree manslaughter. Thethree-week...

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 12:17 AM

New Jersey mom mistakenly cremated and ashes lost, family sues

A month after a New Jersey woman passed away, her family discovered that she wascrematedby mistake and now her ashes have yet to be located, they claim.Consuelo Rivera's family has filed a lawsuit seeking damage for extreme negligence naming three funeral homes that were involved in the case,...

Friday, April 8, 2016, 11:12 PM