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Jacket CopyTwo new inspirational tales enter the hardcover nonfiction list this week, including local hero Father Gregory Boyle's "Tattoos on the Heart" at No. 8. The Jesuit priest is the founder of Homeboy Industries, the gang intervention and jobs organization....
Staff reporterIt was all smiles for Colin Wright and family members as they finally celebrate his homecoming. Wright was on board the Maersk Alabama when Somali Pirates captured the ship, the same pirates that chased the Maersk the day before. Wright says this time,...
Tags: Crimes, Dallas, Family, Piracy, Crime, Law and Justice
Twenty crew members of the Maersk Alabama finally returned home and their international drama ends. Among the men, we find ATM Zahid Reza, a West Hartford man. Reza is an an able seaman and crew member of the ship attacked by Somali pirates last...
Tags: Assault, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
While the captain of the Maersk Alabama, Richard Phillips, is being hailed as a hero for sacrificing himself for his crew, one of his crew members is also receiving some special recognition. West Hartford resident, ATM Aahid Reza who says he did...
Tags: Crimes, Richard Phillips, Death, Family, Crime, Law and Justice
Pirates? Are you kidding? I sort of knew there were modern day pirates, but until the Maersk Alabama was raided, I had no idea it had become such a problem. Tonight, I met and interviewed Colin Wright, a merchant seaman who was on board the Maersk...
Tags: Crimes, Piracy, Crime, Law and Justice
It was all smiles for Colin Wright and family members as they finally celebrate his homecoming. Wright was on board the Maersk Alabama when Somali Pirates captured the ship, the same pirates that chased the Maersk the day before. Wright says this time,...
Tags: Crimes, Family, Piracy, Crime, Law and Justice
Somali pirates fired rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons at a Long Island-owned vessel traveling through perilous waters off the Horn of Africa, officials said Tuesday. The American ship carrying humanitarian aid, Liberty Sun, was damaged but...
HARLEM, N.Y (WPIX) -- There was a hero's welcome Sunday at an East Harlem church for a sailor who was aboard the U.S. cargo ship, 'Maersk Alabama,' held hostage by a group of Somali pirates. William Rios, 42, who is a long-time resident of East Harlem,...
Tags: East Harlem, Crimes, Richard Phillips, Death, WPIX
MOMBASA, Kenya - An American ship captain was freed unharmed Sunday in a U.S. Navy operation that killed three of the four Somali pirates who had been holding him for days in a lifeboat off the coast of Africa, a senior U.S. intelligence official said....
Tags: Armed Forces, Crimes, Richard Phillips, Politics, U.S. Navy
WASHINGTON AP -- The American captain held hostage by four Somali pirates made a desperate escape attempt Friday by trying to swim to freedom but was recaptured after they fired shots, and officials said other pirates were sailing to the scene in hijacked...
NEW YORK - The real name and age of a Somali teen brought to the U.S. Monday night to face piracy charges remain unclear. He is described as the sole surviving pirate from the foiled hijacking of the Maersk Alabama. The incident ended when Navy...
The cargo ship Maersk Alabama, with two Houstonians on board, was taken over by pirates during the overnight hours. Workers along the Houston Ship Channel were just finding out about the situation Wednesday afternoon. Pirates 350 miles off Somalia...
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