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Suspect Charged In Attempted Rape On Lower East Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A suspect was arrested and charged Friday with the attempted rape of a woman in a Lower East Side building last month. 164 more words


New Surveillance Video Released In Lower East Side Attempted Rape

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released new surveillance video Monday of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman on the Lower East Side. 177 more words


From Sydney Revels of Bacchus, Cupid, and Momus (1854)

Charles Adam Corbyn was a convict (formerly a midshipman in the East India Company) transported to Australia in 1835 at about the age of 18. Pardoned in the late 1840s, by the early 1850s he was a police-court reporter for… 491 more words


Emergency Services Stretched on Pitt Street in Sydney

*Content warning – this story contains language which some viewers might find offensive*

5th March 2016 – Emergency services personnel are stretched in Sydney’s CBD following Mardi Gras celebrations. 90 more words


Party in the Pitt

Edinburgh’s newest pop-up street food market has been creating quite the buzz online. We head along to see what all the fuss is about. 

The cobbled thoroughfare that is Edinburgh’s Pitt Street may not be an obvious venue for the capital’s newest street food market. 327 more words


Jane Langley’s Journey–Part 3

Jane and her little girl Henrietta were sent to Norfolk Island on March 3, 1790 aboard the Sirius with some other convicts and marines. 

The food shortage in Sydney Town was dire, with food expected to run out within just a couple of months and it was felt that food on Norfolk Island would be more plentiful with birds, fish and crops which were already established.  478 more words