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As Host Of ?The Late Show,? Stephen...

As Host Of ?The Late Show,? Stephen Colbert Will Finally Get A Chance To Be Himself

Stephen ColbertFor close to a decade Colbert was best known for playing a faux pundit on Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report.'
Family Grateful To Transit Cop Who ...

Family Grateful To Transit Cop Who Saved Son?s Life On Sheepshead Bay Train Platform

An NYPD officer saves a 19-year-old man who collapsed on a Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: Auystine Perez)The breath of life was caught on camera when a teenager collapsed on a subway platform and a police officer rushed in to help.
Sanitation Worker Fired After Repor...

Sanitation Worker Fired After Reports Of Demanding Drinks For Pickup At Jersey City Bar

The owner of The Pint bar in Jersey City claims he was shaken down by members of the Jersey City Incinerator Authority, who allegedly demanded drinks for garbage pickup. (Credit: CBS2)A sanitation worker in Jersey City has been fired, after being accused of refusing to pick up the trash at a local bar unless the bartender served them free drinks, CBS2 has learned.
4 Legionnaires? Cases Reported At M...

4 Legionnaires? Cases Reported At Melrose Houses In The South Bronx

A cluster of Legionnaires' cases has cropped up at the Melrose Houses in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)A new cluster of Legionnaires? disease cases was recently diagnosed in the South Bronx, and city officials on Wednesday were investigating the water distribution system in one public housing development.
Frantic Search On For Man Who Vanis...

Frantic Search On For Man Who Vanished After Going Jogging In Massapequa Park

Michael Bryant Adragna, 27, has been missing since going jogging in Massapequa Park on Monday, Aug. 31. (Credit: CBS2)A jogger went for a run in Massapequa Park, Long Island and never returned, and a frantic family has been left to pass out posters and look for clues.
Tejada Hits Inside-The-Park Home Ru...

Tejada Hits Inside-The-Park Home Run As Mets Beat Phillies 9-4

against the at Citi Field on September 2, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.Ruben Tejada collected two hits, including an inside-the-park home run, and four RBIs on Wednesday night as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-4 at Citi Field.

NY Times

N.Y.U. Removes Bill Cosby?s Name Fr...

N.Y.U. Removes Bill Cosby?s Name From Film Workshop, Joining Other Schools

As Mr. Cosby?s reputation has suffered amid sexual assault allegations, N.Y.U. has quietly changed the name of a program.
Manhattan School Damaged in Explosi...

Manhattan School Damaged in Explosion Will Open Next Week

City officials said that the building, John F. Kennedy High, is structurally sound, and that the areas affected by the blast last month have been sealed off.
A $1 Million Laptop Theft, and a St...

A $1 Million Laptop Theft, and a Story Prosecutors Say Did Not Add Up

Two brothers who had been hauling Apple computers destined for New Jersey public school students had claimed the shipment had been stolen from them in Yorktown, N.Y.
New York to Settle Suit Over Rikers...

New York to Settle Suit Over Rikers Inmate Whom Guards Attacked

The city agreed to pay to end the civil rights lawsuit filed by Robert Hinton, who was severely beaten and received a broken nose and a fractured vertebra.
Tears and Anger in Queens After Mot...

Tears and Anger in Queens After Mother Loses Another Son to Violence

NeShawn Plummer, 16, was shot in Far Rockaway, three blocks from where his brother Shawn, 17, was killed in 2012.
Power Failure Snarls Service on Lon...

Power Failure Snarls Service on Long Island Rail Road

Service was suspended for more than an hour, and the Port Washington branch was shut down, closing a main route to the United States Open tennis tournament in Queens.

ABC Local

Reports: Cardale Jones expected to ...

Reports: Cardale Jones expected to be OK after headache scare

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to a hospital Wednesday night and treated for a migraine headache, according to multiple media reports.
Yellow cab drivers using 'Arro' app...

Yellow cab drivers using 'Arro' app to pick up passengers

The app is called Arro and taxi drivers are using it to pick up passengers. But will it work?
Police Commissioner Bratton says ho...

Police Commissioner Bratton says homeless problem has reached 'tipping point'

The mayor finally acknowledged the growing homeless problem just recently, and the police commissioner Wednesday admitted that he knows it's real.
Legionnaires' found in water distri...

Legionnaires' found in water distribution system of South Bronx apartment building

So far, one of the buildings of the Melrose Houses has tested positive for Legionella pneumophilia bacteria.
James Madison players to wear decal...

James Madison players to wear decals honoring TV shooting victims

James Madison players will wear decals on their helmets during Saturday's season-opening game in memory of the two journalists who were killed during a live television broadcast.
Jessica McCloughan apologizes for t...

Jessica McCloughan apologizes for tweets aimed at ESPN's Dianna Russini

The wife of the Washington Redskins' general manager publicly apologized to ESPN's Dianna Russini on Wednesday evening for posting vulgar tweets directed at Russini.

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

Drowned Syrian refugee reveals Euro...

Drowned Syrian refugee reveals Europe's migration crisis

A drowned boy washed up on a Turkish beach became the haunting image of an unfolding humanitarian crisis in Europe.
Donald Trump fires back at Kareem A...

Donald Trump fires back at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

To White House hopeful Donald Trump, even Hall of Famer Kareem Adbul-Jabbar can be a total loser.
De Blasio, Bratton differ on crime ...

De Blasio, Bratton differ on crime in black community

They're usually partners in crime, but Mayor de Blasio took issue with his top cop?s support of a report on blacks in America.
De Blasio praises Pope as 'the cons...

De Blasio praises Pope as 'the conscience of this world'

The mayor announced this week that Pope Francis would hold a procession through Central Park on Sept. 25.
Greenman: Mayor de Blasio tackling ...

Greenman: Mayor de Blasio tackling NYC's homelessness issue

Mayor de Blasio didn?t create the city?s homelessness problem.
Top federal Ky. prosecutor tells cl...

Top federal Ky. prosecutor tells clerk to 'follow the law'

A top Kentucky prosecutor tells Rowan County clerk Kim Davis to 'follow the law' and stop refusing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Queens Courier

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