Parents Of Babies With Trisomy 18 Saying Goodbye To Support Group

Parents Of Babies With Trisomy 18 Saying Goodbye To Support Group: For almost two years, five Bryan-College Station families who probably would have remained strangers have met monthly at the Play Baby Play support group sponsored by Hospice Brazos Valley.

The group, which was formed to help the families who had children born with the rare chromosomal defect trisomy 18, will meet for the last time Feb. 15.

The families have experienced several changes in that time — some encouraging, others heartbreaking — but one constant remains: Two years later, there still are no definitive answers about what may have caused the confirmed cluster of birth defects in Brazos County. Continue Reading…

Greg Kelly Son of NYPD Commissioner Accused of Rape

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Greg Kelly Son of NYPD Commissioner Accused of Rape: The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is investigating a rape allegation made against Greg Kelly, the son of New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, a law-enforcement official confirmed.

The younger Mr. Kelly, 43 years old, is co-anchor of “Good Day New York” on Fox’s New York affiliate. Andrew Lankler, an attorney for the newsman, said the younger Mr. Kelly “is aware that the New York County District Attorney’s office is conducting an investigation. Mr. Kelly strenuously denies any wrongdoing of any kind and is cooperating fully with the district attorney’s investigation. We know that the district attorney’s investigation will prove Mr. Kelly innocent.”

Fox 5 is owned by News Corp., which also owns The Wall Street Journal.

Paul Browne, a spokesman for the police department, said the allegation came to light after a man approached the police commissioner at an event and told him “your son ruined my girlfriend’s life.” Continue Story…