Escalators are confusing, dangerous, and sometimes just plain scary. They're especially treacherous in airports and train stations. Watch how this dog tries to figure one out.
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As Hurricane Isaac strengthens and wreaks havoc down South, more than 30 New Yorkers are on their way to help those displaced by the storm.
The New York branch of the American Red Cross began sending volunteers to Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas on Friday to set up shelters and prepare for Isaac, then a tropical storm, which elevated to a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday, officials... » more
At least seven people were injured during an early morning fire Tuesday in Queens, officials said.
Three children and four firefighters were hurt in a one-alarm fire that broke out just after midnight in Ridgewood, fire and hospital officials said.
The kids were treated and released Tuesday from Elmhurst Hospital, a spokesman for the hospital said. The New York Post reported that they... » more
Lawless 3 stars Directed by John Hillcoat Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LeBeouf, Jessica Chastain, Guy Pearce Rated R
"Lawless" is an end-of-summer cinematic throwback, a western-gangster movie hybrid set in 1930s Appalachia that's a welcome return to two old-fashioned, distinctly American modes of filmmaking.
In its depiction of a war that erupts when a small local business won't... » more
Federal officials are teaming up with sports leagues throughout the country to ask fans to keep an eye out for suspicious activity.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano met with officials from the MLB, MLS, NBA, NHL and NFL Monday to announce an expandsion of a public service ad campaign including print and video public service announcements at sports venues. She said she expects... » more
Even heroic Olympic gold medalists aren't immune to bullying.
Two-time gold medal gymnast Gabrielle Douglas reveals in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that she faced bullying, torment and even racism from some of her old teammates, and it got so bad that she once considered quitting the sport.
"I felt being bullied and isolated from the group and they treated me not how they would... » more
Another soldier has been sent to jail for his role in Lower East Side Pvt. Danny Chen's death.
Spc. Thomas Curtis, 27, pleaded guilty Monday to five charges of hazing and maltreatment, admitting he kicked and dragged Chen, and called him inappropriate names.
After months of abuse, Chen killed himself last year in a guard tower in Afghanistan.
Curtis, who was previously awarded... » more
The daughter of the city's former budget guru found dead Mondaymay have been killed by an accidental fall inside her Lower East Side apartment building, police said.
A neighbor found Carlisle Brigham Champalimaud bleeding profusely from her neck in the stairwell of her Orchard Street building around 11 a.m. The 29-year-old was prounounced dead at Beth Israel Hospital.
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A woman was struck and killed by a tractor trailer as she rode a scooter early Monday morning in the West Village, officials said.
The 58-year-old was crossing Sixth Avenue about 8:50 a.m. when a tractor trailer turning onto the avenue hit her, according to police.
The woman, identified by the Daily News as Jessica Dworkin, was caught in trailer's rear wheels and dragged two blocks until... » more
'This Time' BEANIE SIGEL 3 stars
In album closer " Dangerous," one of the choicer cuts off "This Time," South Philly rap star Beanie Sigel expounds on some of the more illogical points of prison sentencing, a topic with which he is more than conversant (Beans is headed back inside next month for a two-year stint on tax evasion charges).
Once again rushing a record... » more