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Slain great grandmother Maria Desousa was remembered Saturday at a Portuguese-language funeral service at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Kingston where friends and family gathered to mourn her. Desousa, 81, was described in her obituary as the "loved mother" of three children, including her Ottawa ...
It was my dear grandmother. "Grandmas are a sorry lot," she said. It was one of her many "grandma sayings." Yes, she was correct. grandmothers are called upon to provide taxi service, whip up delicious meals, bake cookies, host holidays, read bedtime stories, attend all school plays, act as defense ...

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- A tree crushing his grandmother's bedroom is what Chris Anderson saw as he pulled up to her Mercer Island home. "I rushed over. I got a call from my grandma [she] said the roof caved in and I came over. Luckily, I live close by and got here she was being taken away," said ...
Family says Mesa grandma assaulted by officers; police reviewing incident. Jason Pohl, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 12:53 p.m. ... Hahn said family members called police Wednesday to report a suicidal man who lives with her grandmother in Mesa. Officers saw someone matching the person's ...
A 75-year-old woman is accused of dealing drugs and being the "go-to person" for nearly 20 years before being caught. "If you wanted strong painkillers and things like that, she was the go-to person," Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd told WREG. Betty Jordan was charged with three counts of drug ...
Everett, Wash. -- A day before this week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a grandmother in Washington stopped her grandson from committing a similar crime, police said. police believe Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, planned to kill classmates at ACES high school in Everett, Washington with a ...

When Bimla Nayyar dislocated her jaw in January 2012, her family took her to a Dearborn, Michigan, hospital for what was supposed to be a routine surgery. But things went horribly awry after doctors wheeled the 81-year-old grandmother into the operating room. At some point during their preparations, ...
"I need to make this count." Investigators said O'Connor wasn't sure whether to carry out his plan at ACES high school or Kamiak High school, which are about 5 miles apart. He wrote in his journal that he made the decision by flipping a coin, they said. Shocked and alarmed, O'Connor's grandmother found ...
Just like floor lamp-table combos and wood paneling, decorative wall plates are misfits in the modern design world. This is a situation 99 percent attributable to your childhood visits to your grandmother's house. C'mon, what comes to mind when you think "plate wall?" Most likely, the totally outdated ...
KABC. (Left) Richard Rene Colomo of Bell gardens is the suspect in the beating of an elderly woman (right) in Koreatown. KABC. Friday, February 16, 2018 11:02AM. KOREATOWN, Los Angeles (KABC) --. The man arrested in connection with the brutal beating of a grandmother in Koreatown was released Thursday.
(CBS Local) -- One day before 17 people were killed in a Florida school shooting, a grandmother helped to stop another massacre in Washington state. According to police in Everett, Washington, the grandmother of Joshua Alexander O'Connor called 911 after finding disturbing journal entries that ...
When Bimla Nayyar dislocated her jaw in January 2012, her family took her to a Dearborn, Michigan, hospital for what was supposed to be a routine surgery. But things went horribly awry after doctors wheeled the 81-year-old grandmother into the operating room. At some point during their preparations, ...
One day in 2005, my grandmother entered the hospital, and the next, she was gone. A few days after her death, most of my extended family descended on her Oakland apartment to sort through her things. We needed a task to distract from the grief, and being the efficient Koreans that we are, her quaint ...
He's currently being held at $5 million bail in the county jail. It's an unimaginable scenario -- discovering your own grandson's terrifying plans and a rifle in your home. Who can say what would have happened had this grandmother not acted swiftly the way she did -- a chilling thought, to be sure. "There's a lot of kids who ...
A grandmother in Washington state is being credited with reporting her own grandson for planning a school shooting. The teen was arrested the same day as a former student killed 17 people in a shooting at a Florida school. ABC News obtained a 911 call from a grandmother alerting police that her ...
EVERETT, Wash. - The grandmother of an 18-year-old Washington state student who allegedly flipped a coin to decide which school to target may have prevented a massacre one day before a gunman opened fired in a Parkland, Florida high school. police said they arrested Joshua O'Connor on ...
CBS Local -- One day before 17 people were killed in a Florida school shooting, a grandmother helped to stop another massacre in Washington state. According to police in Everett, Washington, the grandmother of Joshua Alexander O'Connor called 911 after finding disturbing journal entries that ...

Mariah's paternal grandmother Deborah Woods, says she's still fighting for justice and it means a lot knowing the community is doing the same. She says, "Makes us feel really good, means that a lot of people are helping with the cause and it means a lot knowing that she touched so many people without ...
EVERETT, Wash. - District officials alerted parents to the suspect's arrest Tuesday by email blast, but families learned today about the seriousness of what could have happened. "I feel like I might have been able to help him with the stuff he was going through if he would have let somebody know," said ...
The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit. Nakisha Scott (Photo: Provided by the family). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Nakisha "Kisha" Scott ...
She became a grandmother to twins born via surrogacy methods using her son's cryo-preserved semen. Doctors at Pune's Sahyadri hospital performed the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure and fused Prathamesh Patil's semen, extracted and preserved in Germany long before his death, with the eggs of a ...
Two grandmothers just want their grandkids to be able to ride bikes on their road. But when speeders hit the pavement, it makes them quite scared for the little ones. So, they called Leslee out to Hyacinth Ave and told her to bring the Speed Buster gun. The first grandmother, who Leslee dubs the Hyacinth ...
grandma Daniels did not believe in that dusty, sexist adage about the stomach being the expressway to a man's affections. She wasn't concerned with the male appetite. And it showed in her one unbreakable rule of courtship. Sitting at her linoleum-top table, she laid down the law to me as I ate another ...
Koreatown beating: Suspect sought after elderly grandmother attacked in broad daylight. email. share; share ... The elderly grandmother was walking on a busy street in broad daylight when a random person walking next to her hit her in the face with an open hand, according to the woman's granddaughter.
The cold reality of our NHS - grandmother's three hour wait for ambulance after serious leg breaks. PUBLISHED: 23:54 11 February 2018 ... grandmother Debbie Richards was walking her dog Poppy in Ipswich on Friday morning when she slipped and fell. She screamed in agony. She had suffered a serious leg break.
Nugent said they put a lot of thought into how to make the General Store feel like grandma's house. He said they tried finding items on which to display their products that would bring people back to the past. They even used an old cook stove for displays and other vintage tables they found in the past year.
SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County, Pa.- Swatara Township police announced around 6:30 p.m. Sunday that Sophia Neyman was located and is in good health. An investigation determined this to be a family issue and will require further action by the family members in civil court.
Although still a sensitive subject in many Indian families, menstruation had never been taboo in mine - until an emotional Reunion revealed a generational divide. "Does anyone have a tampon?" I asked as I left the bathroom. Several members of my family, who had been chatting animatedly over mugs of ...
students at Boise's Taft Elementary school celebrated beloved volunteer, 96-year-old Laura Lounsbury, who is affectionately known as "grandma Laura." One by one, Taft students came forward to tell grandma Laura how much she means to them. "All the time in kindergarten, I loved how you always gave ...
In the book she wrote, illustrated and bicycled, Helmetag tells the story of fictional grannies Annie and Frannie whose friendship started at 5- years-old and continued through a TransAm adventure "when their hair was the whitest white." State by state, readers see the grannies travel through mountains, ...
Aida Edemariam's book tells the story of the life of her grandmother, pictured in the late 1930s. In his mid 30s Michael Ondaatje, who grew up in Sri Lanka but was by then living in Canada, realised he had "slipped past a childhood I had ignored and not understood". So he returned, determined to talk to his ...
"I met Margaret in 2006, we have been working together since," Pritchard said. She relies on funding from the Raging Grannies and donations from her community in Canada. Pritchard explained how the project turned into a more personal affair. She said donors send letters to the grandmothers in Lesotho.
One big no-no: About 1 in 4 grandkids say: Please, grandma, don't comment about my appearance, whether it's my hair, weight or clothes. Spread doom, gloom and guilt: One in 4 grandkids say they do not like to see grandparents post that they are lonely, unhappy, sick or sad. One out of 5 respondents ...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man who stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Richard Barney of Chiloquin was also ordered to pay restitution, undergo gambling-addiction treatment and spend ...
KLAMATH FALLS -- An Oregon man who stole more than $100,000 from his blind, 94-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty to theft charges and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Richard Barney of Chiloquin was also ordered to pay restitution, undergo gambling-addiction treatment and spend three years ...
A Wisconsin girl was hailed a hero after her quick thinking saved her grandmother's life, officials said. Kenzie Smith, 7, was in the car with her grandma Donna Bryan when the elderly woman began feeling short of breath. Bryan pulled over to the side of the road and passed out. Her granddaughter sprang ...
THE MOM STOP: Meals, memories and grandma .... I sat on the floor of my grandmother's kitchen last weekend, surrounded by baking sheets, casserole dishes and serving ware that I had pulled from her cabinets. I ran my finger across the ribboned edges of my grandmother's glass oval serving bowl.
President of the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Estela de Carlotto asked how he could be robbed of such items when owning firearms is prohibited for anyone under house arrest. Though the report was filed by Hidalgo to both the Oral Court and the Federal Court 1 of Plata, "nothing was said of the ...
A few weeks ago, Daddy Yankee challenged his followers to send videos dancing to his new song "Dura" and a grandma showed him she's got the moves! Daddy Yankee loved the video of her stepping along to the dance hit, next to her workout teacher at a gym class, and reposted it. "The abuelita is dura.
The punctilious pizzaiolo specializes in that familiarity and fondness, channeling the New York nonnas of the '70s for the lesser-known "grandma" pie: a thin and crispy 16-inch-by-16-inch pizza sliced like a tic-tac-toe board. "It came from Italian American grandmothers wanting to nurture their families," ...
DEAR ABBY: How old does a child have to be before she is able to choose a relative to live with? I'm the one my granddaughter wants to stay with. Her home life is in turmoil because of her parents' nasty divorce. Ever since her mother (my daughter) found out my granddaughter wants to live with me, she ...
Aww! Proud grandma Amy Roloff took to Instagram to share a sweet snap with her (seriously adorable) granddaughter, and her caption was too precious. "This grandma loves to hang out w/ my granddaughter Ember," the Little People, Big World star wrote. "I think she was eyeing the brownie on the tray.
An Amber Alert issued Friday for a 2-year-old girl reported missing with her grandmother was canceled after the girl was found outside a crack house. Mesquite police said they believe that Amia Blanton's grandmother, 47-year-old Levita Gant, who they said is a known addict, was looking for drugs while ...
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) -- A Durham grandmother is worried for the safety of her daughter and grandson after they went missing Monday. CLICK TO VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF MISSING TEEN MOM AND BABY. Durham police say 16-year-old Sacoiya Sellers, and her infant son Jacyeon Sellers were last ...
But when the family went to the hospital, they found out the woman who had been admitted to the emergency room was not Doss. "The lady sort of looked like my grandmother, and she answered to all the names that was on the flyer, but that's not her, so our quest still continues," a granddaughter told KTLA ...
grandma killed while pushing pram at Dee Why, Sydney. THIS is the moment a young woman .... The grandmother was found under the garbage truck. Picture: Seven NewsSource:Channel 7 ... The grabage truck driver has been charged over the grandmother's death.. Picture: Toby ZernaSource:News ...
I'm a 50-year-old grandmother of five and an award-winning journalist with a respectable job at a local newspaper. My days are spent writing stories about the town I live in, telling people what their local government is up to or who was arrested the night before. My PC is nine years old and runs Windows ...
the Bronx -- Deborah Rodriguez says dozens of families are cold inside her building on 162 Street in the Bronx. "They don't really tell us why there's no heat. It's been months with no explanation," said Rodriguez. She says her grandson, 4-year-old Eliseo Rodriguez, is cold at night. PIX11 News spoke ...
police surround the black SUV behind the red crime scene tape after a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy fatally shot Hugo Steven Selva following a series of wrecks on northbound I-95 north of Lantana Road on Wednesday morning. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post). Delray Beach.
A grandmother with diagnosed mental health conditions has been in solitary confinement at Otay Mesa Detention Center since a suicide attempt about three months ago. Angelita Garcia, 48, said a guard teasing her about her condition soon after an immigration judge denied her request for bond prompted ...


 

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