New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ war on rats could start at home. The New York Daily News reports that Adams had an unpaid summons for a rodent infestation at his Brooklyn home—even as he is searching for a “rat czar” who can come up with a plan to drive the creatures out of the city. His spokesman said the mayor “spent thousands of dollars to remediate an infestation at his residence in Brooklyn earlier this year and looks forward to appearing... at an upcoming hearing to state as much.” However, the Daily News reports it found no visible rat traps at Adams’ Bedford-Stuyvesant house and did spot garbage bags piled up outside of receptacles.Read it at Daily News
An unidentified attacker threw caustic liquid on a hospital worker’s face in a Brooklyn subway station Friday, police said. The assailant, also a woman, said nothing as she tossed the substance into the 21-year-old victim’s face at 1 a.m. as the worker exited the Winthrop St. station, a few blocks from her job at Kings County Hospital, cops said. The victim had just gotten off a No. 2 train ...
Houston Lawyer Takes Own Life on Eve of Tax-Fraud Trial Connected to America’s Richest Black Man, Robert Smith
A Houston-based tax lawyer reportedly took his own life while facing court charges involving a $225 million corruption scandal from the United States Internal Revenue Services connected to Robert Smith, America’s richest Black man. Carlos Kepke, 83, was accused of aiding Smith in hiding the wealth from the IRS.
A 15-year-old boy who was riding on top of a Manhattan subway train fell off the train and died in Brooklyn on Thursday, Dec. 1. The 15-year-old teen boy, identified as Ka’Von Wooden, had been riding on top of a southbound J train on the Williamsburg Bridge as the train approached the Delancey Street/Essex Street station on Thursday morning. At around 11:30 a.m., the boy lost his balance and fell off the train. He then fell underneath the train and made contact with the electrified third rail, NBC News reported.
Detectives have tracked down and arrested a 31-year-old Queens man who butchered his older brother and then escaped to Florida, police said Saturday. Henry Gutierrez was hiding out in the Sunshine State for four months before investigators arrested him and brought him back to New York City for killing his older brother Oscar during a heated argument in a Jamaica, Queens, apartment they shared, ...
NYC appeals judge’s pension ruling linking ALS to 9/11 toxins; victim’s widow slams city stance in case
After dragging its feet for 10 months, the city has appealed a judge’s decision to award a 9/11 pension to the widow of a fallen NYPD detective who died from ALS, the Daily News has learned. If the city didn’t appeal, the precedent-setting decision would have linked neurotoxic illnesses...
Coleman clobbered Ashley 61-9 in Mid-State Activities Conference girls' basketball on Friday, improving to 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the MSAC. The Comets led 26-0 after one quarter and 41-5 at halftime before extending to a 53-7 advantage through three quarters. Maddy Miller led Coleman with 20 points, five assists, and five steals, while Savanah Doke had 16 points, Brooklynn Lattimer had seven points, Timmea Middleton and Autumn Sapp each grabbed six rebounds, Kaylee Aultman had five boards and three assists, Amber Nehrig had four assists, Autumn Hess had four steals, and Eliza Lewis added three steals. "The goal coming into today's game was to defend the conference championship from last year. It was good to get in the win column after Wednesday's overtime loss to Beaverton," said Coleman coach Nick Katzinger.
LEWISBURG (WVDN) – Santa Claus made a special appearance at the West Virginia Daily News on Thursday, Dec. 1. Good ole’ Saint Nick helped the Daily News welcome children from the community with treats, toys and a special moment with the jolly, big guy. Kids lined up to...
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Dec. 3 said Türkiye will. complete the 30-kilometer-deep security strip along its border with. reports citing Daily News. Speaking in southern Shanlıurfa province, Erdogan said that. attacks will not deter the country from its determined stance on. securing its southern border. “You see...
With the Nov. 8 general election barely behind us, Angelenos are starting to turn their attention to the next municipal race – a special election on April 4, 2023 to fill the District 6 City Council seat vacated by former Council President Nury Martinez due to her role in the City Hall racism and redistricting scandal.
MIDLAND HIGH CHEMICS Coach: Matt Schurman (first season) Last Year: The Chemics finished 13-10 overall, won a district championship, and lost to Petoskey in a regional semifinal Key Losses: Drew Barrie (16.9 ppg, 8.1 rpg); Colin Haddad (8.6 ppg); Matt Hebert Probable Lineup: Jason Davenport (sr. G, 5-10, 10.9 ppg, 4.3 apg); Abe Haddad (sr. G, 6-2); Hudson Gerstacker (sr. F, 6-3); Liam Heinz (soph. G, 5-10), Noah Wall (soph. G, 5-10), and Tommy TerBurgh (sr. F, 6-1) are vying for the other two starting spots
According to a Verizon spokesperson, a cell tower in Union had been bouncing in and out of service on Tuesday and Wednesday causing the problem.
Two people flying aboard a small plane were killed as it crashed at a Southern California airport in Torrance on Wednesday. The crash came on the heels of the Maryland incident that left two people stuck in a power line tower. The crash involved a single-engine Arion Lightning, a light-sport...
Chetrit Group received a financial boost for their Collins Park Hotel project, earning an $82.5 million construction loan. Kawa, a Hallandale Beach-based international wealth manager, provided the financing, according to a spokesman for Henry Bodek of New York-based Galaxy Capital, who brokered the loan. The new mortgage replaces a $62.5...
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Fundraiser launches to restore lost record from Napalm Beach, an early grunge band with Longview roots
A new Kickstarter campaign is raising money to remaster a largely lost album by Napalm Beach, a proto-grunge band with Longview roots. The campaign is being organized by Erika Meyer, wife of the band’s late guitarist and lead singer Chris Newman, to give the band’s 1987 album “Moving To and Fro” its first official U.S. release.
The 2022-23 high school sports fall season came and went in a blink it seemed. December is upon us, and with that we find our action moving from the fields into the gymnasiums, rinks and indoor tracks. In the MetroWest coverage area, we have 25 teams with various levels of...