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  • Commuters criticize MTA for unsanitary conditions on Brooklyn Buses

    BROOKLYN — One community in Brooklyn is fed up with the condition of their local buses, and is now speaking out. Community Advocate Tony Herbert says he recently had to strip his clothes off at his front door before entering his home for fear of trafficking lice and/or bed bugs after riding an MTA bus in Brooklyn. “We keep seeing fares go up, and hear talks about additional fare increases in the near future, yet the service is so subpar […]

  • ‘Family Feud’ host Steve Harvey reveals his favorite dumb answers

    In an interview with Yahoo TV, Family Feud host Steve Harvey talks his favorite stupid answers from his time on the show. By far his all time favorite is when a family answers the question ‘name a word or phrase that begins with pork.’ ‘They had to stop the show for 20 minutes,’ Steve said. ‘I couldn’t get up off the floor.’ Check out the full interview below.

  • Escaped killer David Sweat returned to maximum security prison

    ALBANY —  David Sweat, the ‘mastermind’ behind the NY prison escape will be returned to a New York maximum-security prison after being captured by police. Sweat notoriously escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora with Richard Matt on June 6th. He was initially incarcerated for fatally shooting Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Tarsia more than a dozen times and run over. Tarsia was pursuing Sweat for an attempted robbery. Prison guards discovered they were missing during a routine bed check, kicking […]

  • Police bust man with hundreds of fireworks outside Long Island home

    OCEANSIDE, N.Y. — A man was arrested after he was found with hundreds of illegal fireworks outside his home in Oceanside on Saturday. Around 7 p.m. Saturday,  police found a vast array of professional-grade explosives outside the home of Joseph Tullo, 29, after receiving numerous complaints of fireworks from neighbors. Police say they found him wiring mortar tube racks on the street outside the home on West Henrietta Avenue. They seized more than 500 Mortar tubes and other assorted fireworks, and Tullo […]

  • Matt Stonie wins Nathan’s hot dog eating contest, beats 8 time record holder Joey Chestnut

      CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — Matt Stonie pulled off a huge upset in Coney Island, eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes and beating 8 time champ Joey Chestnut. Matt Stonie beat out several competitors to take the win, joining defending champ Miki Sudo of Las Vegas who took the women’s competition, who downed 38 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Stonie ends Chestnut’s streak of 8 straight wins, beginning in 2007. Chestnut still holds the all time record of 69 hot dogs and buns consumed […]

  • Former Florida teacher sentenced to 22 years for having sex with high school students

    LAKELAND, Florida — A former Florida high school teacher was sentenced to 22 years in prison Thursday for having sex numerous times with three students. Jennifer Fichter, 30, pled guilty to 37 counts of child sex charges. The first accusation of ‘inappropriate conduct’ reportedly came in 2008, when she was accused of having sex with an eighth grader. She resigned, but was subsequently hired by a different school district, and the conduct began again shortly thereafter. According to WTSP, she admitted to […]

  • Teen arrested in shooting during Long Island home robbery

    KINGS PARKS, N.Y. — Suffolk County Police arrested a teenager Friday after he allegedly shot a man during a robbery at a home where he was a guest . Police say around 11 p.m. Wednesday, 16-year-old Gaven Benson was invited to the home of Amal Cummings in Kings Park. Shortly after, Benson pointed a gun and demanded money from the host and a friend. Cummings complied, but Benson then shot the friend, Henry Wrobel, once in the leg and ran. Wrobel was treated at a […]

  • Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons calls Mayor de Blasio a ‘punk’ regarding NY Policing

    NEW YORK — Def Jam co-founder  Russell Simmons had some choice words about Mayor Bill de Blasio during an appearance on “Ebro in the Morning” on Hot 97. In the interview, Russell talks about his frustration with the Mayor’s inability to effectively curb police brutality, especially when it comes to African American lives. “Our police commissioner is bullying our punk mayor that we worked so hard to put in office,” Simmons said. [The Mayor] “knows his kids are at risk. He knows that […]

  • Naked man caught on video running through Walmart pouring milk on himself

      PIKE COUNTY, Kentucky — A video posted to YouTube Saturday shows a naked man running through Walmart and pouring milk on himself, according to WYMT. The video depicts the masked naked man racing through Walmart, knocking over items, screaming “I’m on fire!” and covering himself in gallons of milk.   He then runs out of the store along with the videographer, and the milk covered man sprints into a getaway vehicle while the cameraman takes off running. Timothy Smith, 24 and David Daniels, 19, have […]

  • Bronx man struck, killed by Lexus while crossing Bruckner Expressway

    THE BRONX — A Bronx man was struck and killed by a Lexus while trying to cross the Bruckner Expressway, police say. According to police, Caje Dawkins, 29, was struck by the car Saturday night about 10:30 p.m. He was attempting to cross the expressway to reach his residence on Morrison Avenue. EMS responded shortly to Stratford Avenue and took Dawkins to Jacobi Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The owner of the Lexus remained at the scene, now under investigation by the NYPD. […]

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