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Back Stories: Piazza Hits The Home ...

Back Stories: Piazza Hits The Home Run The City Needed

On September 21, 2001, the New York Mets played in the city?s first pro-sporting event since the 9/11 terror attacks.
Red Bulls Fall To Sporting KC In US...

Red Bulls Fall To Sporting KC In US Open Cup Championship

The fast-paced match featured plenty of chances by both Major League Soccer clubs, but it was the pint-sized Blessing whose header in the 25th minute that put Sporting KC ahead to stay.
Young Fan Hospitalized After Being ...

Young Fan Hospitalized After Being Struck By Foul Ball At Yankee Stadium

A child was carried out of the Yankee Stadium seats Wednesday after being struck by a line-drive foul ball.
Hurricane Maria Batters Puerto Rico...

Hurricane Maria Batters Puerto Rico; Leaves Homes Damaged, Streets Flooded, Power Out

Puerto Rico Hurricane MariaThe National Weather Service is forecasting catastrophic damage as Puerto Rico deals with a direct hit from Hurricane Maria Wednesday morning.
Death Toll In Mexico Earthquake Ris...

Death Toll In Mexico Earthquake Rises Above 200 As Search For Survivors Continues

Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in central Mexico toppled dozens of buildings, including a school in the capital of Mexico City.
Deadly Legionnaires? Outbreak Stoke...

Deadly Legionnaires? Outbreak Stokes Concern Among Residents Of Queens Building

Residents of a Forest Hills apartment complex were concerned after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak left one person dead, and made another ill.

NY Times

Months After Second Avenue Subway O...

Months After Second Avenue Subway Opening, Safety Testing Is Not Finished

In a rush to finish the Second Avenue subway, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority failed to complete final safety testing before opening the line.
De Blasio?s Gap on Climate Policy? ...

De Blasio?s Gap on Climate Policy? It?s Under His Front Door.

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to force landlords to make their buildings more energy efficient, but he won?t say what he has done with his own two homes.
At James Blake Trial, Judge Invokes...

At James Blake Trial, Judge Invokes Law Shielding Police Records

The Police Department judge invoked a statute, known as 50-a, to prevent the public from hearing questions about a witness?s role in a ticket-fixing scheme.
Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to ...

Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to Serve About 2 Years in Prison

The government asked a judge to sentence Mr. Weiner to a prison term of 21 to 27 months for his conviction in a sexting case.
At Menendez Trial, Legal Wrestling ...

At Menendez Trial, Legal Wrestling Over Definition of ?Constituent?

The term constituent has no definition established by federal courts or the Constitution, but it is being debated in the corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez.
Rochester Launches New Inquiry Into...

Rochester Launches New Inquiry Into Harassment Accusations

The professor, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, was placed on leave while Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for Manhattan, leads the new investigation.

ABC Local

Toddler hit in face by foul ball at...

Toddler hit in face by foul ball at New York Yankees game

A 105 mile-an-hour foul ball went off the bat of Todd Frazier and hit the little girl in the face. She's recovering at the hospital.
Exclusive: Woman pleads for repairs...

Exclusive: Woman pleads for repairs after water severely damages Newark apartment

A fire, last Friday, in the Newark apartment right above Cassandra Pullin's sent water cascading onto everything she owns.
Mexicans search for survivors as qu...

Mexicans search for survivors as quake toll climbs to 230

The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her - a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.
Hurricane Maria ravages Puerto Rico...

Hurricane Maria ravages Puerto Rico, knocks out all power

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and triggered heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.
Devils forward and former NY Ranger...

Devils forward and former NY Ranger diagnosed with leukemia

Somber news out of the NHL on Tuesday when reports surfaced that former NY Rangers and current NJ Devils center Brian Boyle was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
Women empowering women and empoweri...

Women empowering women and empowering our youth at 'WE Day' United Nations

Smart, confident and bold women who are breaking barriers were in abundance Wedneday at "WE Day" United Nations.

NY Village Voice

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to D...

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions

Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem to be supported by everybody in the world o...
The Entourage Movie May Be a Brande...

The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun

The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother of megastar Vincent Chase (Adrian...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Lo...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack

When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “In L.A., people w...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs f...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere

The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the years since, Hollywood continu...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveal...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind

Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis, “abductees” testified to rem...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of ...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of God Isn't All That Funny

If movies can be inspired by theme park rides, why not a Broadway play based on a Twitter feed? An Act of God, David Javerbaum's new comedy, emerged from a Twitter persona he created — @TheTweetOfGod, also available in book form ...

NY Daily News

Sanders preaches economic equality ...

Sanders preaches economic equality at the Vatican

The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke to an audience of clergy, academics and two South American presidents at a Vatican conference.
Obama wants more choices for consum...

Obama wants more choices for consumers using cable boxes

President Obama threw his weight Friday behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes.
Senator calls out CUNY boss Millike...

Senator calls out CUNY boss Milliken on campus anti-Semitism

Martins blasted Milliken over a scheduled vote by CUNY's Doctoral Student Council on a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli colleges.
Kirsten Gillibrand says Clinton wil...

Kirsten Gillibrand says Clinton will release transcripts

The morning after Hillary Clinton refused to say she would release Goldman Sachs transcripts, Kirsten Gillibrand said ?I think she will.?
Angry campaign making strange bedfe...

Angry campaign making strange bedfellows out of bedfellows

This election should be the Democrats? finest hour, but it is tearing us apart!
GOP dinner at Midtown hotel draws h...

GOP dinner at Midtown hotel draws hundreds of protesters

Chaos erupted outside the state Republican Party?s annual gala dinner Thursday at a Midtown hotel.

Queens Courier

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