The search is on for Jason Bohn, 33, who cops say killed his girlfriend Danielle Thomas, 27, in their Astoria apartment on Tuesday night.
Thomas had an order of protection issued against Bohn three weeks ago after he was arraigned on assault charges for allegedly punching her in the face, the Queens district attorney's office said.
During the June 7 incident, Bohn called Thomas while... » more
A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare overhaul law that requires that most Americans get insurance by 2014 or pay a financial penalty.
"The Affordable Care Act's requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a tax,"... » more
Through tears, a choked-up Ann Curry confirmed Thursday that her job of co-host of NBC's "Today" show has come to an end, telling viewers she tried her best and is sorry she couldn't "carry the ball over the finish line."
"For all of you who saw me as a groundbreaker, I'm sorry I couldn't carry the ball over the finish line - but man did I try," Curry said in... » more
Oreo: Not just milk's favorite cook, but now the LGBT community's.
The cookie company posted a photo of a six-layered, rainbow-colored oreo on its Facebook page to celebrate its 100-year anniversary, setting off both sides of the gay rights debate.
The image, captioned “Proudly support love!” and posted Monday, has received hundreds of thousands of likes and shares on the social... » more
The woman accused of stalking and extorting Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Cashman got her a fake ID when she aborted the couple's baby, according to published reports.
Louise Neathway made the claim in court papers filed Monday, where she said Cashman obtained the phony ID for her last summer after she decided to abort the child resulting from their affair, the Daily News reported.
"He... » more
The "Pizza Principle" is broken.
The average price of a slice of pizza in the city is $2.81, according to a recent survey from Zagat, up about 40 cents from this time last year.
The uptick breaks the mystical "Pizza Principle" that has shown over the past few decades, with shocking accuracy, that the average price of a single slice in the city corresponds with the price of a single subway... » more
Rep. Charles Rangel's decades of work helped trump his troubles in Washington in his victory for a 22nd term, a political expert says.
The "Harlem Lion" defeated state Senator Adriano Espaillat and three other candidates in Tuesday's Democratic Primary with 45% of the vote, according to Reuters. There are no registered Republicans running in the race.
Rangel, 82, had faced... » more
As hot as their team has been, Yankee fans have a reason to be worried.
Yesterday, the Bombers lost their two top pitchers as CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte -- major contributors to the team's 19-5 record the last month -- both went on the disabled list.
Sabathia strained a groin muscle in the Yankees' 6-5 Subway Series win over the Mets Sunday that manager Joe Girardi said would keep... » more
Maroon 5 concert It seems like Maroon 5 and its front man Adam Levine, below, are everywhere these days! The band just came out with its latest album, "Overexposed," and Levine has signed on to continue his mentorship of up-and-coming artists on the third season of NBC's hit show, "The Voice." Maroon 5 will be putting on a show at Rockefeller Center tomorrow as part of the "Today"... » more
A crane carrying a beam at the World Trade Center slipped out of place Wednesday morning, breaking windows at one day after a worker was injured at the site.
Officials at 4 World Trade Center said the crane that was being lifted up on the south side of the building swayed, smashing a window and causing shards of glass to fall more than 40 stories to the ground.
"It like rained down... » more