Tag: California

Calif. Man Gets 25 Years for Killing Ex-wife’s Boyfriend

A California man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting his estranged wife’s 34-year-old boyfriend in Valley Stream two years ago.

California Man Convicted in Slaying of Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend

Prosecutors argued that Ewers killed 34-year-old Majid Morris in cold blood, firing multiple gunshots into the man, who was lying in bed.

Ex-Fugitive Gets 3 Years for Conning $1M from Long Island Firm

A former fugitive from California was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for trying to scam $1 million from a Garden City law firm after he escaped from prison while serving a sentence for committing the same scam.

How California Cops & Idaho Crisis Center Helped Save Suicidal Woman...

The surreal rescue began with a phone call from an Idaho crisis center on Wednesday morning to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in California, saying they had spoken to a woman on the phone and via Facebook who revealed she wanted to end her life.

15 Questions With Rome Ramirez of Sublime With Rome

Sublime with Rome, the collaboration between singer/guitarist Rome Ramirez and Eric Wilson, the bassist for the reggae powerhouse Sublime plays the original band's hits as well as new songs recorded in its latest incarnation. The Press spoke with Ramirez before they play Nikon at Jones Beach Theater with supporting act The Dirty Heads. Ramirez shared his thoughts on the band's new album, Sirens, former Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh, who left Sublime with Rome and fans critical of Ramirez filling in for the late Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell.

7 Questions With Creedence Clearwater Revisted Bassist Stu Cook

After years of success in the 1960s and early '70s with the legendary classic rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford regrouped as Creedence Clearwater Revisited 21 years ago. After touring the world their next stop will be The Paramount theater in Huntington on June 26, when they'll play original CCR hits such as "Born on the Bayou," "Bad Moon Rising" and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" Ahead of the show, Cook sat down with the Press to talk about his inspiration, favorite album.

2 Men Sold California Marijuana on Long Island, DA Says

Detectives seized hundreds of pounds of 11 different strains of marijuana with names such as “Girl Scout Cookies,” “Death Star,” “Jack the Ripper” and “Green Crack.”

Trucker Drove 33 lbs of Heroin to Long Island From Calif.,...

He worked for a company called Good Guys Transport Corp., the owner of which was also arrested.

Calif. Court Ruling Seen as Salvo in ‘War on Teachers’

"Without this protection, what’s to stop administrators from firing their most highly paid teachers? How does that benefit children?”

California School Shooting: 1 Wounded, Suspect in Custody

“This is a tragedy but not as bad as we think it might have been.”