September 16, 2013 |
NEW YORK--A woman remained hospitalized, two police officers were put on desk duty, and a 35-year-old man was facing several criminal charges Monday after a shooting near Times Square that officials say was prompted by the man's desire to commit suicide by getting himself run over. The man, Glenn Broadnax, 35, of Brooklyn, was not injured in the Saturday night chaos, which erupted a block from the heart of Times Square on the corner of 8th...
September 3, 2013 |
New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan probably will be spending a lot of time this season defending his decisions to the local media. He's off to an early start after being criticized by the New York Daily News for not being in town for the team's final cuts Saturday, instead attending his son's first game as a Clemson football player, as well as tailgating festivities before kickoff. "Almost all of our moves were made Friday evening, when I was here," Ryan said during his Monday news conference.
August 28, 2013 |
Amazon Publishing executive Laurence Kirshbaum has been accused of sexual assault in a court filing by a woman with whom he had previously had a relationship, the New York Daily News reports. According to the filing, the alleged assaults took place at two New York restaurants in 2010, before Kirshbaum took the top publishing spot at Amazon. Papers were filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on behalf of the alleged victim, Teresa McCoy, 55. According to the filing, Kirshbaum, now 69, met with McCoy at a deli about a possible job offer for her and, while she was deciding what to eat, "the much physically larger Kirshbaum suddenly swooped down, grabbed her and forcibly stuck his tongue in her mouth, causing (her)
August 27, 2013 |
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could end up being the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. He might not be getting too many votes from the staff of the New York Daily News. In a guest stint on a local sports talk radio show Monday, Christie lashed out at Manish Mehta, the New York Jets beat writer for the Daily News, for apparently being the reporter who asked the questions that caused Coach Rex Ryan to lose his temper Saturday night during a news conference. “Idiot,” Christie said of Mehta.
August 9, 2013 |
OMG, did you see Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth step out together Thursday night? Totes. Cyrus joined her actor fiance at the Los Angeles premiere of his corporate thriller "Paranoia" at the DGA Theatre, neatly squashing ongoing rumors that the two were on the outs and totally outshining Hemsworth's new film, which also stars Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Amber Heard. The "We Can't Stop" songstress, 20, let her dapper Aussie beau, 23, do the media rounds as she walked the red carpet in a tea-length, color-blocked leather Proenza Schouler with a high neck and white Celine pumps, according to the New York Daily News.
July 31, 2013 |
The communications director for New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has apologized for using obscenities in an attack on a former campaign intern who dared to write a worm's-eye view of the campaign that is destined to become a case study of what not to do in politics. The attack by Barbara Morgan on former intern Olivia Nuzzi is being widely interpreted as the latest symptom of the problems with the Weiner campaign. But really, can there be a downside to a campaign that starts with a candidate who is a serial abuser of his BlackBerry at the very least and has admitted continuing to send photographs of the male part of his anatomy to women after he was forced to resign from Congress for the same activities?