Son of Sam killer, who went to my high school, arrested 40 years ago this week

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NEW YORK (AP) — For a year, David Berkowitz terrorized New York.

The papers called him the “.44 Caliber Killer.” In taunting notes to police and a journalist, he called himself “Mr. Monster,” the “Son of Sam.”

link: https://apnews.com/b679388a39994fccb7746d2df98f6fbb

This killer went to the same high school that I graduated from, Christopher Columbus HS in the Bronx, NY. He’s a little older than I, I did not know him in school. A friend of mine from those days has two older brothers, one of whom was in the same home room class as the Son of Sam. I wrote a post about  the closing of my high school here.

Sweet high school memories – not!

Az bee attacks

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link:  https://apnews.com/a81e06bd056348efa81bcbf953edd249

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two deadly bee attacks in the past week in the Tucson area likely are the result of a warm winter and recent monsoon rain, experts said Friday.

“Rain makes flowers makes bees,” said Dr. Steven Thoenes, owner of Beemaster Inc., a pest control company in Tucson. “There were no freezes last winter to knock them down. We’re seeing a lot of big colonies now, and the bees are big and nasty.”