16 Dec

Mineola Man Shot Dead Outside Home

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 43-year-old man was shot and killed outside of his Mineola home after the shooter demanded money but fled the scene without stealing any from the victim over the weekend, Nassau County police said.Officers responding to a 911 call found the victim, Oscar Granados, suffering from a gunshot wound on Roslyn Road at 9:42 p.m. Sunday, police said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene outside of the home that he shared with his family.“Give me the money,” the victim’s brother overheard the suspect tell Granados during a struggle, Det. Capt. John Azzata, commander of the Homicide Squad, told reporters Monday during a news conference at police headquarters.Detectives are investigating whether the shooter’s motive may have been related to the victim’s gambling but would not say how much money the victim had on him at the time, Azzata said. He noted that there was no known gang involvement.“I believe that he was targeted,” Azzata said. “It’s going in that direction, but that could change.”Azzata said that detectives plan to interview the taxi cab driver that had dropped Granados off from a location in Hempstead moments before the shooting. Although there have been no arrests and there is no description of the suspect, the voice indicated that the shooter was a man, he added.Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymouslast_img read more

31 Aug

Grenada PM Warns Against Indecent Behavior During Carnival Celebrations

first_imgGEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. Keith Mitchell is warning against lewd and indecent behavior as Grenada celebrates its annual Carnival that ends on August 13 with the traditional street jump-up.Mitchell, who is also National Security Minister, says indecent behavior will not be tolerated.Referring to images of indecency demonstrated at a recent regional Carnival, Mitchell said he would not want to see that type of behavior on display in Grenada, adding that although Carnival is a season of festivity, Grenada is still very much a Christian society.“Let our watchwords be clean, safe, healthy fun. Indecent and lewd behavior will not be tolerated and the officers of Royal Grenada Police Force will be vigilant and act quickly to remove persons who exhibit such behavior at public events,” he warned.“We must also be very conscious of the example we set for our children and grand-children. So let us enjoy ourselves this carnival season but let us do so in a clean, safe and healthy way.”According to the Criminal Code, Chapter 72A, Section 137 (32) of Volume 4, of the 2010 Revised Laws of Grenada, a person who is found guilty of indecent, disorderly or insulting behavior can be imprisoned for up to three months, face a fine of EC$1000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) or both.last_img read more

29 Jul

Apple asks court to make Samsung pay 180 million more in patent

first_imgAdvertisement Just over a week after Samsung paid Apple more than $548 million for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone, Apple has asked a U.S. court to force its biggest smartphone rival to cough up even more.In court papers filed on Wednesday, Apple Inc said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd owes nearly $180 million in supplemental damages and interest.These further damages relate to five Samsung devices that infringed Apple’s patents and were sold after a 2012 jury verdict finding Samsung liable in the dispute. – Advertisement – Representatives for Samsung and Apple could not immediately be reached for comment.The long-running dispute dates back to 2011, when Apple sued Samsung alleging the South Korean electronics company violated its patents and copied the look of the iPhone. After the 2012 verdict, Samsung was ordered to pay $930 million to Apple.In May a U.S. appeals court stripped about $382 million from that total, saying Cupertino, California-based Apple could not protect the phone’s appearance through trademarks. Samsung paid Apple the bulk of the judgment, $548.2 million, on Dec. 14.In a case that has come to epitomize the global smartphone war, Apple and Samsung have more battles ahead. Another trial over remaining damages related to the appeals court decision is set to go ahead next March in San Jose, California federal court.Samsung has also appealed the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The company said Apple was compensated far more than it deserved for patents on designs of the iPhone’s front face, bezel and application icons. The high court must first decide whether or not to accept the case for review.The case is Apple Inc v. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, No. 11-cv-1846.last_img read more