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  • Torrential downpours in Texas causes train derailment; 2 conductors rescued

    CORSICANA, Texas — Drop after drop after drop, the rain keeps coming down in Texas — dangerously raising water levels, not to mention worries that somehow it could get even worse. That prospect may seem incomprehensible in places like Corsicana, a city located 55 miles south of Dallas deluged by a jaw-dropping 16½ inches of rain Friday alone, the National Weather Service reports. And it hasn’t stopped, with more and more rain continuing to pelt people throughout Saturday morning and […]

  • Beachgoers find massive teeth from 60-foot prehistoric shark in North Carolina

      SURF CITY, N.C. — Leaving the beach with a few new shells and shark teeth is considered a good day. But when the shark tooth is millions of years old, you’ve hit the jackpot. Colossal shark teeth that have been washing up on beaches in North Carolina are actually fossils. Experts at the Aurora Fossil Museum say they stem of a prehistoric shark-like creature called the Megalodon, estimating to be about 60 feet long, WITN reported. “I felt like I […]

  • Behind the scenes at Mayor Bloomberg’s ride to the new 7 train station

    Man, 26, found dead at Junction Boulevard subway station in Queens

    JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — Police found a 26-year-old man dead at a 7 train station in Queens early Saturday. Alejandro Serrano-Ortega, of Queens, was found at 1:30 a.m. at the 7 line station on Junction Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue. He sustained severe trauma to his body, according to authorities. The investigation is ongoing. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

  • Suspects wanted for stealing $15K from Bronx cleaning company: police

    MORRISANIA, The Bronx — Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a cleaning company in the Bronx of $15,000 in cash on Aug. 8. The suspects gained access to Gold Duct Cleaning Company on 1325 Boston Road in Morrisania and took the cash from a drop box before fleeing around 3:55 a.m. One suspect was seen on surveillance breaking into the cleaning company. The second suspect is described as an 18 to 25-year-old man, about 5-foot-7 to […]

  • Suspect steals clothing, coffee maker from Harlem Driving School: police

    MORRISANIA, The Bronx — Police are searching for a suspect who broke into the Harlem Driving School in the Bronx on August 22. The suspect broke through the glass door of the driving school at 499 E 168th St. in Morrisania around 3:30 a.m., police said. Once inside, he took a bag of clothing and a coffee maker and fled the location. He is described as a 45 to 55-year-old man, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6 inches tall. He is seen on surveillance […]

  • WATCH: Original voice cast of 1992 hit ‘Aladdin’ sings ‘A Whole New World’

    Get ready to feel all the nostalgia-induced feels. The original voice cast of Disney’s 1992 hit “Aladdin” reunited Friday on “Good Morning America” for a rendition of what is arguably the movie’s best-known song, “A Whole New World.” Lea Salonga, who played Jasmine, and Brad Kane, who lent his voice to Aladdin, sang along with songwriter Alan Menken on the piano. The best part? Aladdin and Jasmine sound exactly the same as they did 23 years ago. In fact, it […]

  • Police searching for 2 suspects who robbed Midtown jewelry store at gunpoint

      MIDTOWN — Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a Midtown jewelry store at gunpoint Friday, making off with an unknown number of watches. The suspects entered the Kenjo jewelry store on 40 W 57th St. around 1 p.m. and handed employees bags to fill with watches while pointing a gun. The employees complied, and the suspects fled the store. The suspect who brandished the gun is described as a black man, 30 to 35 years old, and […]

  • Shia LaBeouf arrested, charged with public intoxication in Austin

    AUSTIN, Texas  — Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested for public intoxication in Texas, police said, in his latest run-in with the law. Police arrested the actor Friday night at Sixth Street, a famous entertainment district in downtown Austin. “Due to pending adjudication, no further details will be released at this time,” the Austin Police Department said in a statement. The “Transformers” star has had various run-ins with the law recently. Last year, he agreed to get alcohol abuse treatment as part […]

  • Ohio family creates gruesome life-like Halloween display blocks from elementary school

    PARMA, Ohio –For some, Halloween isn’t just about princess costumes and an excess of sugary sweets. Halloween enthusiasts all over the country await the first day of October the same way many count down the days ’til Christmas, and they celebrate accordingly by displaying the spookiest, goriest decorations they can find. One family in Parma, Ohio did just that — with lifelike humans, covered in blood, hanging from trees in their front yard. While the frightening display is sure to […]

  • Sleeping hunter wakes up to black bear biting his head in central Idaho

    BOISE, Idaho  — A hunter camping in central Idaho woke up when a black bear started biting his head, and he couldn’t get medical care for three days because he was in such a remote wilderness area. Idaho Fish and Game officials said in a statement Wednesday that 29-year-old Stephen Vouch of Boise had been hunting bighorn sheep with friends and awoke to the attack at 2 a.m. Friday, which was the 14th day of a 16-day trip, the Idaho […]

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