Don’t Mess With Leo Thalassites, U.S.’ Oldest Cop

Barrel-chested Leo Thalassites squints like Clint Eastwood, hops like Jackie Chan and has been an active cop for nearly six decades. He is 86...

Church Burglary in Watertown

According to a Watertown police report, a golden cross, gold-plated books of the Bible and a safe were stolen from the Taxiarchae/Archangels Greek Orthodox...

Kidnapped Greek Boy Returned to the U.S.

The long international battle, concerning the custody of Leo Zagaris, came to an end on March 16. Twelve-year-old Leo flew from Indiana to Greece...

FBI Enters Greek Custody Case

"My name is Alissa Zagaris and I am a Noblesville mother hopefully nearing the end of her international child abduction nightmare. I have spent the...

Greek Charged in N.Y. Dali Theft

A 29-year-old Greek man who said he realized as soon as he stole a Salvador Dali painting from a New York gallery last year...

“Big Man” Venizelos Tied to $2 million “Hit” Fund

John “Big Man” Venizelos of New York, who authorities said is connected to the Bonanno crime family and charged with teaming up with Canadian...

U.S. Issues Violence Advisory On Greece

Following an explosion at the Athens' Mall, the country's largest shopping center, the American Embassy there put out an emergency message warning Americans in...
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HALC Calls for Commutation of Ex-CIA John Kiriakou’s Sentence

The Hellenic American Leadership Council became the first Greek organization in the country this week to call for the commutation of CIA whistle-blower John...
Yvovve Cech was one of the Heroes of the Connecticut School Massacre

Connecticut Massacre: Greek-American Librarian Saves 18 Children

When the 24 year-old shooter, Adam Lanza, entered the elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday morning, Yvonne Cech realized that something bad was about to happen...

Greek American Shoots Brother, Kills Self in Brooklyn

A 74-year-old man, Thomas Athanasatos of Greek descent, shot and wounded his brother in the neck with a makeshift gun on Sept. 5 and...

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