Chestnut, Sudo stay red hot by winning Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest in record-breaking style

July 4, 2020
Todd Maisel

No crowd? No problem.   The defending Nathan's Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest winners Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo satisfied their…

Brooklyn memorial to rapper Pop Smoke is peaceful, except for drunk driver crash

Fans of the late rapper Pop Smoke held a memorial in Brooklyn Friday night on the posthumous release of his…

July 4, 2020

Young man stabs senior in buttocks during argument on 6 train in Union Square

Detectives need the public's help in finding an assailant who stabbed a 70-year-old man in the buttocks during a fight…

July 4, 2020

Man fatally shot after Fourth of July dispute on Harlem sidewalk

Detectives are looking for the individual who shot and killed a man on the streets of Harlem Saturday morning. Police…

July 4, 2020

New York’s COVID-19 numbers holding steady as virus explodes nationwide

More than 700 residents of New York state tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, including 368 in New York City,…

July 4, 2020

Serving the poor: Mayor helps Brooklyn church feed the hungry during pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn Friday to tout the sanctuary's efforts to distribute food…

July 4, 2020

End of the runway for 747 jumbo as Boeing placed final part orders

BY ERIC M. JOHNSON Boeing and suppliers set the final number of parts it would need for the 747 jumbo…

July 4, 2020

North Korea says no need to sit down with U.S. for talks they call a ‘political tool’

North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than…

July 4, 2020

Armed crooks in Queens steal man’s bag of cash in parking lot

Cops are looking for two gun-toting thieves who ambushed a man in Queens on Friday morning and robbed him of…

July 4, 2020

SoHo looters sought for stealing $1.5 million in merchandise from shop

More than a month after looters raided stores across SoHo during the George Floyd protests, cops are still looking for…

July 4, 2020

Seven U.S. states post record COVID cases, curfew ordered in Miami

BY NATHAN LAYNE AND GABRIELLA BORTER Alabama and six other U.S. states reported record increases in coronavirus cases on Friday…

July 4, 2020

NFL’s Washington franchise, MLB’s Cleveland team consider new, non-offensive names

BY STEVE KEATING AND FRANK PINGUE Under mounting pressure from sponsors and Native American rights groups, Washington Redskins owner Dan…

July 4, 2020

Alleged Jeffrey Epstein accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell being held at ‘well-run’ jail, local lawyers say

BY JAN WOLFE Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein, is being detained at a New Hampshire jail where…

July 4, 2020

Trump attacks left-wing ‘angry mobs’ in dark Mount Rushmore address

BY JEFF MASON President Donald Trump on Friday accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase history with efforts to remove…

July 4, 2020

Ready to munch: Elite eaters weigh in for Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Contest

Ahead of a reimagined Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, a team of elite eaters gathered on a…

July 3, 2020

The world’s largest Confederate Monument faces renewed calls for removal

BY RICH MCKAY Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, a nine-story-high bas-relief sculpture carved into a sprawling rock face northeast of Atlanta,…

July 3, 2020

COVID-19 summer safety: Tips I picked up at the hospital

BY DONNA DUARTE-LADD Summer is here and we are (finally!) moving through the Phases here in New York City.  Yet,…

July 3, 2020

Anti-terror bill sparks fears of Philippines descending into Duterte dictatorship

BY KAREN LEMA AND MARTIN PETTY Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved tough anti-terrorism legislation on Friday that rights groups condemned…

July 3, 2020

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream to roll out new summer flavors next week

New York City's Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is rolling out four new flavors just in time for summer. Van Leeuwen…

July 3, 2020

Many Americans’ July 4 celebrations go virtual as COVID-19 cases surge

On a holiday weekend that would typically draw crowds to watch fireworks, march in parades and wave the red, white…

July 3, 2020

Reimagined, al-fresco Dekalb Market Hall to open July 7

Downtown Brooklyn’s DeKalb Market Hall will start taking advantage of the city’s al fresco dining plan with the launch of…

July 3, 2020

U.S. reports 55,000 COVID-19 cases in single day, hits new global record

BY BRENDAN O'BRIEN AND BRAD BROOKS The United States reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a new…

July 3, 2020

Bronx man dies four days after being found with a gunshot wound to his head

A Bronx man died four days after getting shot in the head in Longwood, according to authorities. Officers from the…

July 3, 2020

England puts United States on ‘red-list’, will quarantine arrivals

Passengers arriving into England from the United States will not be exempted from quarantine rules, Britain's transport minister Grant Shapps…

July 3, 2020

This website uses cookies.