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Posts published in April 2018

Disturbed man causes shooting panic at Union Square movie theater

Disturbed man causes shooting panic at Union Square movie theater A deranged man caused a mass-shooting panic at a Manhattan movie screening Sunday night when he burst into the theater and began yelling about guns, sources said. Anthony Powell, 34,…

Police commissioner kept $245K job amid hooker allegations

Police commissioner kept 5K job amid hooker allegations The police commissioner of a small Long Island village got reappointed to his cushy $245,000-a-year post amid allegations he took an all-expenses-paid trip that included hookers, court records show. Stephen McAllister, first…

NYC hotels are celebrating the royal wedding in unique ways

NYC hotels are celebrating the royal wedding in unique ways The Big Apple has caught royal wedding fever — with hotels offering cheeky, UK-themed goodies for those interested in celebrating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s special day. In Manhattan, there…

Scaramucci throws support behind convicted felon Grimm

Scaramucci throws support behind convicted felon Grimm Anthony Scaramucci must have some time on his hands — and a soft spot for a convicted felon attempting a political comeback. Scaramucci — the short-lived White House communications director and businessman nicknamed…

Port Authority sets new rules for JFK after blizzard chaos

Port Authority sets new rules for JFK after blizzard chaos The crews of airplanes flying into JFK Airport during major storms will have to get approval to land there or will have to go somewhere else, Port Authority officials announced…

Vet accused of trafficking heroin inside puppies to stand trial in US

Vet accused of trafficking heroin inside puppies to stand trial in US A Venezuelan veterinarian ​– busted overseas for allegedly trafficking heroin inside of puppies ​– has been extradited to New York, according to ​law enforcement sources. Accused drug runner…

Silver’s ex-doctor pal dishes on first time meeting him

Silver’s ex-doctor pal dishes on first time meeting him A once-prominent cancer doctor took the witness stand at Sheldon Silver’s corruption retrial Monday, telling jurors he was lured into a corrupt scheme by the former head of the state Assembly…

Was Sheldon Silver Corrupt, or Was It Just Politics as Usual?

Was Sheldon Silver Corrupt, or Was It Just Politics as Usual? Mr. Silver, the once powerful Assembly speaker in New York, is being retried on public corruption charges, after an early conviction was overturned.

97-year-old Paulist priest says he still has work to do

97-year-old Paulist priest says he still has work to do A Manhattan priest — the oldest living member of the Paulist order — says that even though he’s 97, he’s got so much work to do, there’s barely any time…

Man claims comic buyer stiffed him through PayPal loophole

Man claims comic buyer stiffed him through PayPal loophole A Canadian man exploited a PayPal loophole to steal a Rockland County man’s rare and pricey comic book, according to a new lawsuit filed in Manhattan Civil court Monday. James Cracolici…