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05-092019 | 12:58 AM | ELLENVILLE,NY — On Thursday May 9, 2019 at 12:58 a.m., a fire broke out at 613 Automotive located at 188 South Main Street in Ellenville, NY. The used auto dealership was being utilized by a film crew for the upcoming HBO miniseries based on Wally Lamb’s 1998 bestselling novel I Know This Much Is True. The dealership was dressed to resemble a Chevrolet/Pontiac/Oldsmobile/Isuzu store.

Chris Busby, general manager at 613 Automotive Group, said the business was “a total loss.” Vintage cars and other film equipment were also destroyed in the blaze. Sources say some of the vehicles destroyed include, several Corvettes, Camaros, a mint C1500 pickup, a 454 SS pickup,” and a “super-low-mileage 1990 Chevrolet Beretta Indy Pace Car” edition.

Firefighters from numerous surrounding agencies assisted in bringing this massive fire under control. The fire was brought under control by 10:00a.m., the same day. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No injuries were reported.

I Know This Much Is True is expected to be a six-episode limited series with stars that include Melissa Leo, Kathryn Hahn, Rosie O’Donnell and Juliette Lewis.

“We have temporarily suspended production and we expect to resume shortly,” HBO said in a statement. The mini-series is set to be released sometime in 2020.

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05-06-2019 | PATERSON,NJ —  Multiple businesses were destroyed and many people were left homeless early Monday morning in Paterson, New Jersey, A fire broke out at a building at River Street & Straight Street after midnight. Flames lit up the night sky over the Passaic River. Firefighters from numerous agencies battled the fire which reached 5 alarms.

05-04-2019 | 08:50 PM | MASTIC,NY — Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Mastic last night. 

A man was crossing Herkimer Street, at the intersection of Carlton Street, when he was struck by a southbound 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe at approximately 8:50 p.m. The driver of the Tahoe, Joseph Virga, 55, of Mastic, stopped the vehicle and called 911. A second vehicle, also travelling southbound on Herkimer Street, then struck the victim and fled the scene.

The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives believe the second vehicle that struck the victim is a dark colored, four-door sedan that fled the scene southbound on Mastic Road.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Major Case Unit detectives at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

05-02-2019 | 01:39 PM | CHARLOTTE,NC — Thursday afternoon the suspect accused of killing 2 people and wounding 4 others in a shooting at UNC Charlotte waived his right to appear before District Court Judge Ronald Chapman in a Mecklenburg County courtroom. 23-year old Trysten Terrell has been charged with the shooting at the Kennedy Building on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Terrell who is being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail was scheduled to appear in Mecklenburg County Court for a first appearance Thursday afternoon. According to District Court Chapman “Pursuant to North Carolina General Statue 15A-601, gives notice of his waiver of this right to be personally present, or appear by video during first appearance in district court.”

Prior to the conclusion of the first appearance hearing for Terrell, the charges were read to the court. Trysten Terrell is charged with 2 counts of First Degree Murder, 4 counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, 4 counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Seriously Injury, 1 count of Possession of a Firearm on Educational Property & 1 count of Discharging a Firearm on Educational Property.

According to court records, Terrell’s next court appearance is tentatively set for May 15, 2019 for a bond hearing.

05-01-2019 | CHARLOTTE,NC

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