A flood in a Brooklyn building led authorities to a pair of twin sisters found dead in their apartment Friday, police and neighbors said. The two women, believed to be in their late 70s, were found in their home on Union St. near Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights about 2:20 p.m. after the basement of a neighboring home began to flood. Firefighters called in to investigate traced the rushing water to the twins’ basement — and found their bodies upstairs.
A woman apparently jumped to her death from a West Side apartment building Thursday afternoon, cops said. The woman, who police said was in her 20s, took the fatal plunge from a building on W. 59th St. at 10th Ave. at about 3:30 p.m., cops said. Her name was not released. A heeled boot was on the ground about 50 feet from the main entrance to the building. One former resident of the apartment building, a physician who didn’t give his name, worried that the woman may have been a medical professional.
A woman fatally shot in the face during a Bronx bodega beef was remembered Tuesday by devastated family and friends for her kindness and generosity to all. Shaquana Button, 33, was blasted from close range after arguing with an unidentified man inside the Garden Express Deli on E. 149th St. and Concord Ave. around 11:40 p.m. The back-and-forth dispute escalated outside the Mott Haven store, with the killer pulling his weapon and firing a single bullet into the victim’s face.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".