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7/4 CBS2 Saturday Morning Weather H...

7/4 CBS2 Saturday Morning Weather Headlines

(Credit: CBS2)Good morning all, and Happy Independence Day! We wish we had a better forecast for this holiday, but things COULD be worse.
McCann, Teixeira Hit 3-Run Homers A...

McCann, Teixeira Hit 3-Run Homers As Yanks Beat Rays In 12

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees tags out Kevin Kiermaier #39 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on July 3, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)Brain McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
New Jersey Residents: Poll Ranking ...

New Jersey Residents: Poll Ranking State As Nation?s Least Likeable ?Stinks?

A Jersey Shore beach scene. (Credit: CBS2)A recent poll was not winning too many fans in New Jersey Friday, after it ranked the Garden State dead last in favorability among the 50 states.
Don Zimmer?s Widow Furious After Je...

Don Zimmer?s Widow Furious After Jersey Vanishes From Luggage

(credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)The widow of a baseball icon was heartbroken Friday night over a missing jersey that she believes was stolen.
A-Rod, Yanks Settle Bonus Dispute; ...

A-Rod, Yanks Settle Bonus Dispute; Team To Give $3.5M To Charities

Zack Hample at a news conference with Alex Rodriguez, after Hample returned the ball from Rodriguez's 3,000th hit for a charity donation. (Credit: CBS2)Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups.
3 Hospitalized After Car Flips, End...

3 Hospitalized After Car Flips, Ends Up Under Semi On NYS Thruway

A car flipped over and ended up under a semi-trailer truck on the New York State Thruway on Friday, July 3. (Credit: CBS2)A car flipped over and got caught under a semi-trailer truck on the New York State Thruway in Yonkers Friday afternoon, leaving three people injured and snagging traffic.

NY Times

French Honors for an American Veter...

French Honors for an American Veteran of the ?Monuments Men?

Harry L. Ettlinger rescued a Rembrandt self-portrait in World War II. On Friday, he was among more than 20 veterans honored in Manhattan by French officials.
Helping Immigrant Farmers Sow Seeds...

Helping Immigrant Farmers Sow Seeds From Home on American Soil

A farmer?s program in New York City instructs immigrants with agricultural backgrounds in the industry by offering classes and providing land.
Town That Chased Away Starbucks See...

Town That Chased Away Starbucks Sees Its Identity Being Endangered Again

Twenty years after blocking the coffee chain from moving in, Katonah, N.Y., is facing what it views as a new threat to its character: a large CVS pharmacy.
Man Accused of Robbing Queens Bank ...

Man Accused of Robbing Queens Bank in a Wheelchair

Police officials said on Friday that they had arrested Kelvin Dennison, a 23-year-old panhandler, in connection with a robbery on Monday in Long Island City.
John Whitman, Investment Banker and...

John Whitman, Investment Banker and Husband of Governor, Dies at 71

Mr. Whitman took on an ambassadorial role of sorts for state government when his wife, Christie Whitman, was governor of New Jersey during the 1990s.
Crime Scene: A Crime?s Details Are ...

Crime Scene: A Crime?s Details Are Rehashed and Parole Is Denied, Again and Again

Dempsey Hawkins argues that despite admitting his crime and showing remorse, a panel has not agreed to release him because of the brutal facts surrounding his case.

ABC Local

Robin Lopez, Knicks agree to deal a...

Robin Lopez, Knicks agree to deal after DeAndre Jordan chooses Mavs

Free-agent center Robin Lopez has picked the New York Knicks for what sources said is a four-year deal with a total value of $54 million.
Corey Brewer, Patrick Beverley to r...

Corey Brewer, Patrick Beverley to re-sign with Rockets

Swingman Corey Brewer and point guard Patrick Beverley agreed Friday to return to the Rockets on a three-year, $23.4 million deal and four-year, $25 million deal, respectively.
Rajon Rondo agrees to join Kings on...

Rajon Rondo agrees to join Kings on 1-year, $9.5 million deal

The Sacramento Kings and free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo have agreed to a one-year deal, sources told ESPN.com.
Syndergaard, Kershaw duel, but Mets...

Syndergaard, Kershaw duel, but Mets top Dodgers on late sac fly

Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sac fly in the ninth, rookie Noah Syndergaard dueled reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw on even terms and the Mets beat the Dodgers 2-1 Friday night.
Sandy Alderson: 'Grossly unfair' to...

Sandy Alderson: 'Grossly unfair' to put all blame on Terry Collins

The New York Mets have no intention of firing manager Terry Collins, despite the team's recent free-fall, general manager Sandy Alderson said.
McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, ...

McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, rallying the New York Yankees for a second time Friday night and giving them a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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

Vietnam leader heading to U.S.

Vietnam leader heading to U.S.

The powerful head of Vietnam?s Communist Party will travel to the U.S. for the first time next week.
GOP not slamming Donald Trump fast ...

GOP not slamming Donald Trump fast enough: Latino advocates

Donald Trump is crowing about his success in presidential polls, but condemnation of his comments about Mexican immigrants is growing.
Christie, Rubio spending July 4th w...

Christie, Rubio spending July 4th with Mitt Romney in N.H.

Chris Christie?s having a tough time with New Jersey residents lately, but at least Mitt Romney still likes him.
Astoria residents worry about Greec...

Astoria residents worry about Greece defaulting on debts

Residents of Astoria are fearful of a Greek tragedy as their beloved Mediterranean nation faces a showdown after it defaulted on its debts.
L.I. rep hit for meeting extreme co...

L.I. rep hit for meeting extreme conservatives

Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin is one of nine Republicans facing Democratic attacks for meeting with an extremist conservative group.
Trump blames San Francisco murder o...

Trump blames San Francisco murder on 'unsafe border'

Don?t say Donald Trump didn?t warn you about Mexican immigrants, says... Donald Trump.

Queens Courier

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