Another teacher has been busted for allegedly sexually assaulting a student, officials said.
Darryl Lynch, 55, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at the High School of Graphic Communication Arts and accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl earlier this month, police said.
Education officials said Lynch had been an ROTC teacher at the Hell's Kitchen school since 1997, and was... » more
President Barack Obama will be in town Thursday to raise money for his 2012 re-election bid at events including a $35,800-a-head dinner and a $10,000-a-head gala.
It will be Obama's 11th visit here since March.
The president will stop by the home of Michael Smith, the interior designer that first lady Michelle Obama tapped to redecorate parts of the White House.
That event will... » more
Identity theft is on the rise - and the thieves stealing your info are getting more tech-savvy.
New York has risen to sixth in the nation in cases of identity theft, with nearly 18,000 complaints filed last year, up by about 1,400 cases compared to 2010, according to data released yesterday by Federal Trade Commission.
Fraudsters employ a bevy of tricks to lift confidential numbers for... » more
Occupy Wall Street protesters plan to demonstrate in the city and across the country Wednesday to oppose powerful corporations even as demonstrators decide whether to accept donations from those that have offered support.
Protesters will gather Wednesday morning at Bryant Park, and afternoon demonstrations will be held outside Bank of America and Koch Industries offices nearby. Demonstrations... » more
Where there are wedding bands, there must be ... a marriage!
New parents Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied raised eyebrows at Sunday's Oscars when they sported some new jewelry on their ring fingers - and now the designer behind the bands has confirmed that the acccessories are indeed wedding bands.
NYC jewelry designer Jamie Wolf spilled the details Tuesday, confirming that she... » more
Steve Urkel, errr ... Jaleel White will be throwing down on the "Dancing With the Stars" floor, but don't expect any Urkel-style moves from the former "Family Matters" star.
"This ain't no Urkel dance best believe!" White tweeted Tuesday after ABC announced the lineup for Season 14, which premieres March 19.
Also competing are "The View's" Sherri... » more
Lindsay Lohan is getting ready for her big comeback as the host of "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and as a pre-cursor on Thursday, NBC's "Today" show will air an interview with the starlet, who is now more famous for her arrests and substance abuse problems than her acting.
amNewYork got a peek at excerpts of the interview, conducted by Matt Lauer, in which the 25-year-old... » more
Assistance 3 stars
Anyone who's ever had a demanding, insulting, micromanaging, perhaps even psychotic boss can relate to the young, overworked, emotionally abused assistants in Leslye Headland's absolutely hilarious and unexpectedly exhilarating new satire, "Assistance."
The 90-minute play takes place in the messy, ugly antechamber just outside the office of Daniel Weisinger,... » more
The never-ending procession of new television series continues to roll along with a slew of brand-new shows that'll keep your DVR packed and your butt on the coach. While the spring typically doesn't get the truly spectacular debuts, there are some notable new series here that'll take you to the White House, 1950s Miami and all around New York City. amNewYork takes a look at a few of the shows everyone... » more
The 13-year-old boy who helped toss a shopping cart off a four-story walkway in East Harlem that injured a woman must attend therapy, not serve time, a judge ruled Tuesday.
The ruling in Manhattan Family Court requires the boy to attend six to 16 months at a boarding school.
A 12-year-old who also pleaded guilty in the Oct. 30 prank at the East River Plaza shopping center is awaiting... » more