Unsolved murder of young Brooklyn mom frustrates family 50 years later

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It was late in the afternoon of Jan. 31, 1968 when Ann Deidre Curtis set out to the grocery store to get some shopping done before the day turned dark.Pushing her 3-month-old daughter in a carriage, the young Brooklyn mom greeted a pregnant neighbor — like Curtis, a registered nurse who had worked at nearby Kings County Hospital — and the two friends made plans for a quick cup of coffee once Curtis got back from the market and before she started making supper for her husband.

Man accused of raping child in Staunton

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A man being held in West Virginia was extradited to Virginia last week amid allegations he sexually abused a young girl in Staunton several years ago, according to a police report.

Two accused of Bamberg County vehicle break-ins

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Two men allegedly had a sawed-off shotgun while committing other crimes, according to a release from the Bamberg County Sheriff’s Office. On May 17, the sheriff’s office responded to a call about a break-in at Chris’ Auto in Olar.

Deputies arrest suspected car burglar in Fillmore

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A Ventura man was arrested for a series of crimes related to a vehicle burglary and fraudulent use of credit cards, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Last month, the victim parked her vehicle near the intersection of Seventh Street and Sycamore Road in the unincorporated area of Fillmore, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sex crimes rise in Wood County

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There were 109 victims of sex offenses in Wood County last year. That’s up from 86 in 2018. Those numbers put Wood County at the second-highest per capita rate of sex offenses in the state. Eau Claire County had the highest per capita rate.

Murder at Sutton Place

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After the surrogate son—and alleged lover—of New York’s “jeweler to the stars” was involved in a brutal killing, tabloid drama engulfed a swath of the city’s rich and powerful. But what really happened the night of Joey Comunale’s murder?