Wading River Man Killed Girlfriend, Daughter in Murder-Suicide, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A man allegedly killed hit 43-year-old girlfriend and her 17-year-old daughter before committing suicide in Wading River on Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.Riverhead Town Police were called to a 12th Street home after a resident called 911 to report a shooting, but when police entered the home, they found three people dead from gunshot wounds at 10 p.m., authorities said.Thomas Calhoun, 44, was identified as the alleged gunman. Police said he fatally shot his girlfriend, Tanya Lawrence, and her daughter, Danielle Lawrence, before turning his gun on himself. All three were residents of the homeHomicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this case to call them at 631-852-6392.last_img read more

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USC continues to rank first in video game design

first_imgUSC’s video game design program was ranked No. 1 by The Princeton Review for the third year in a row, the university announced Thursday.Both the graduate and undergraduate programs have held the top spot since the Review began publishing the list in 2010. USC retained its spot as more video game programs formed around the country, and the list of top schools increased from 30 to 50.The Games program is a joint program between the Interactive Media Division of the School of Cinematic Arts and the computer science department of the Viterbi School of Engineering, although the interactive entertainment degree is granted by the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences in conjunction with the School of Cinematic Arts.Tracy Fullerton, chair of the SCA’s IMD and the USC Game Innovation Lab Director, said USC’s multidisciplinary approach has allowed the university to stay on top.“USC comes out on top because of our focus on the artistry of game design,” Fullerton told USA Today. “Our faculty and students see beyond the trappings of technology and we are constantly driving the form forward.”On the undergraduate list, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked second and the University of Utah ranked third. The graduate list ranked Rochester Institute of Technology second and MIT third. Other than MIT and USC, Carnegie Mellon (No. 6 on the graduate list) was the only other institution also in U.S. News and World Report’s top 25 universities.last_img read more

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Syracuse basketball recruiting: Class of 2016 target big man Cheickna Dembele reportedly picks UNLV

first_img Related Stories Graphical breakdown of Syracuse basketball’s scholarship situation Syracuse target Cheickna Dembele, a Class of 2016 center, committed to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Saturday morning, per multiple reports.Syracuse’s only remaining open offer for the Class of 2016 is to Brewster (New Hampshire) Academy big man Taurean Thompson.On April 26, Syracuse reportedly made the cut for Dembele’s top 10 schools. On April 27, he reportedly visited UNLV.Three days after the visit, the Scotland Performance (Pennsylvania) Institute product decided to return to Las Vegas longterm. He also held offers from Missouri, Iowa State, Temple, Pittsburgh, Saint Joseph’s, Maryland, Michigan State and Baylor, amongst others.The 6-foot-11, roughly 235-pound Dembele is unranked by ESPN and Scout.com, but has a three-star rating from 247Sports.com’s composite rankings and Rivals.com.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textHere is an updated look at Syracuse’s scholarship situation.The Orange frontcourt next season will, as of now, consist of two seniors (Tyler Roberson and Dajuan Coleman), two sophomores (Tyler Lydon and redshirt Paschal Chukwu) and one freshman (Matthew Moyer).The offer stands to Thompson, ESPN.com’s 75th ranked in this class, who is expected to visit SU this weekend. He also holds offer from Kansas, Connecticut, Xavier, Georgia Tech, Georgetown, North Carolina State and Arizona.Here is part of Dembele’s story and some highlights: Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on April 30, 2016 at 12:26 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TRlast_img read more

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