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The kickoff to summer may be a soggy one, as the city could be in for "significant rainfall" this Memorial Day weekend.
The storm that rocked the Midwest this week is on a direct course for New England, but the city may see some of the worst of it, according... » more
After years of dormancy, a copy of the Bill of Rights will be on view in the Big Apple, but New Yorkers are going to have to wait awhile and eventually share it with our Philly counterparts.
Under the arrangement library administrators made with the Pennsylvania government Wednesday, the document will on display at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia starting in 2014 and three... » more
A suspect wanted in the attack of a gay man in the East Village turned himself in Wednesday.
Gornell Roman, 39, surrendered to cops at the 41st Precinct in the Bronx late Tuesday night, just hours after Police Commissioner Ray Kelly identified him as the one who allegedly attacked Dan Contarino Monday night.
Kelly said Roman, who was awaiting arraignment on assault as a hate crime charges... » more
Experts say Anthony Weiner's road to City Hall is a tortuous one.
The newest Democratic candidate for mayor will have to convince voters to listen to his message, instead of focusing on how he lied about his sexting proclivities when they accidentally became public. Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011 amid the Twitter scandal.
"People are going to vote for you based on what... » more
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Nathan's Famous flagship restaurant in Coney Island will officially reopen Thursday.
The storm put the restaurant out of business for seven months when it filled Nathan's, on the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues, with six feet of water.
"That was the first time an event occurred that caused the closing of Nathan's," Wayne Norbitz, president and COO of... » more
Three men have been arrested and three more are being sought in the ransom kidnapping of a Woodside accountant who was held in a Long Island City warehouse for 32 days as his tormenters allegedly burned him with acid, punched out his teeth, beat him and threatened to cut off his fingers.
Pedro Portugal, 52, was abducted from Jackson Heights April 18 and taken to a warehouse at 38-09 43rd Ave.... » more
The NFL dominated Forbes’ list of the highest-paid coaches in American sports in a report released Wednesday. Eight of the top 10 call the shots of football teams, including Giants coach Tom Coughlin at No. 8. The other two on the list are from the NBA. Here’s the full top 10.
1. Sean Payton -- New Orleans Saints -- $8 million 2. Bill Belichick -- New England Patriots -- $7.5 million 3. Andy... » more
A pharmacy in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn was a one-stop shop for a stunning array of illegal drugs and guns and also the source of a Medicaid fraud that attempted to bilk the system for $9,000 in phony prescriptions, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney.
Five people, three of them employees of Malik Pharmacy at 2981 Fulton St., were arrested Monday as a result of the six-month investigation.... » more
Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton is planning a televised benefit to raise money for victims of the massive tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, this week, music magazine Billboard reported Wednesday.
"The Voice" judge Shelton, a native of Ada, Oklahoma, which is 75 miles northwest of Moore, said he would have more information on the NBC concert in the next 24 hours.
"I'm... » more
Anthony Weiner has stopped beating around the bush about his political future.
Two years after resigning from Congress in a lewd photo scandal, the former U.S. Representative announced in a video message early on Wednesday he is running for mayor.
"I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons," Weiner said in the video.... » more