The Long Island woman found beheaded on the street in front of an apartment complex in Farmingdale on Tuesday night has been identified as 66-year-old Farmingdale State College professor Patricia Ward. Police have confirmed that her 35-year-old son, Derek, killed her before jumping in front of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
A woman in her 60s was found beheaded in front of an apartment complex in Farmingdale, Long Island late Tuesday night. Twenty minutes after police arrived at the scene, her suspected killer jumped in front of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train. Police suspect the incident was a murder-suicide of a mother and son.
FBI Director James B. Comey has announced that American intelligence agencies have identified the masked ISIS militant responsible for beheading journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. The killer, who speaks fluent, British-accented English has been nicknamed "Jihadi John," but the FBI is opting against releasing his name or nationality while agents are on the hunt for him.
On last night's episode of Kid Nation, the pint-sized utopia-builders of CBS Bonanza City learned the sobering lesson that among the dozens of off-camera adults retained by the network so that their bold social experiment didn't quickly devolve into a prepubescent Jonestown (watch out for that Michael kid—the way that he can make the entire Nation applaud his every utterance is disquieting), not a single one was there to slaughter their chickens for them, requiring that at least one grade-schooler was going to get a crash course in the art of poultry butchering.