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  1. New 370-Square-Foot Micro Apartments in NYC Could Rent for $3,000 a MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 |

    For a few years now, New York City planners have been moving forward with the creation of micro apartments that are less than 400 square feet. Some of those tiny dwellings are in production now and it is being revealed just how high they could rent.


  2. Her Organization Helped Produce a Cop Killer Music Videoand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 |

    What do you do when a public defense organization helps produce a music video that calls for the assassination of police officers? Bronx Defenders Executive Director Robin Steinberg will be honored as part of Harvard Law's International Women's Day celebration, despite the fact that just last month the story broke that two of Steinberg's lawyers helped produce a music video about killing cops , the New York Post reported Monday. Steinberg is one of 50 female lawyers and policy makers who will be honored as an "inspiration" to the legal profession at Harvard Law in March, with her picture hanging in the grad school's Wasserstein Hall for two weeks.


  3. 'Time to Start Killing These Coppers': Taxpayer-Funded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 |

    A pair of New York City lawyers are facing heat for participating in a music video that decries police shootings of young black men and calls for police to be killed in return, Gothamist reported Thursday. The two lawyers with the taxpayer-funded Bronx Defenders appeared in a December WorldStarHipHop music video and allowed their office to be used in the video as well.


  4. 'It's Sickening': Here's How a Man Who Admits ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 |

    Ruhim Ullah, of Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty to "menacing" a police officer with an 18-inch machete in 2010. During the tense confrontation, he was shot one time in the leg by an officer attempting to stop the man from hurting any fellow cops.


  5. Mayor de Blasio Refuses to Drop Church Worship Ban in NYC Public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    Mayor de Blasio Refuses to Drop Church Worship Ban in NYC Public Schools - but This Congregation Isn't Backing Down A Christian church is continuing its battle for the unfettered right to rent New York City public school buildings to host worship services during non-school hours, with a conservative legal firm filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court that pushes back against the local government's ban on such rentals. The Alliance Defending Freedom has asked the Supreme Court to review a U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit decision that upheld a city policy banning the use of public school buildings for church worship after school hours, according to a press release from the legal firm.


  6. Has the NYPD Made Peace With Mayor de Blasio? Here's What Just...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton were saluted as they entered a funeral home for an officer's wake. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton arrive to attend a wake for police officer Wenjian Liu at a funeral home in New York's borough of Brooklyn on January 3, 2015.


  7. Elderly NYC Man Suffers Brutal 'Racial Attack' in Broad...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 |

    A 67-year-old New York City man who has lived in the same neighborhood for 40 years says he was a "racial attack" by two others in broad daylight Saturday. The violent attack, captured on home surveillance camera, happened in The Bronx at around 2 p.m. As one of the men attacked longtime resident William King another stood watch.


  8. Which High-Ranking Government Official Admitted to Forgetting the Pledge of Allegiance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 |

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that, as a trial lawyer, he is not often at a loss for words. But when he was asked to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at an elementary school in Queens, New York, he simply couldn't remember it.


  9. New York City Police Union Sends Stern Message to Mayor Bill de...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 |

    The union that represents New York City police is asking officers to sign a statement directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio regarding his attendance at funerals for cops killed in the line of duty - in short, that statement says the mayor isn't wanted there. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, discusses investigation details Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in New York, along with New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, center, after an incident in the early morning hours in which a man with a history of mental illness slipped into the headquarters of a major Jewish organization in the Brooklyn borough and stabbed an Israeli student in the head as he was studying in the library.


  10. Hundreds of Drunk People Dressed Like Santa Claus Took Over Times...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 |

    The annual costumed pub crawl featuring a horde of sloshed Santas on the streets of Manhattan got underway Saturday with a lesson in the First Amendment. Santas look at themselves on the big screen TV in Times Square as hundreds of Santas gather for the annual Santacon festivities on December 13, 2014 in New York.


  11. Witnesses Say a Motorist Hit St. Louis Protesters in an Intersection. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    A motorist was photographed pulling out a gun inside his minivan after witnesses said he hit several protesters in a St. Louis intersection Wednesday night, KTVI-TV reported . Much of the incident was photographed by St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographer David Carson , who caught images of protesters climbing on the van's hood, the motorist pulling away and apparently hitting protesters, the driver pulling out a gun, and police arresting him: Pictures w/ captions from tonight's incident where a motorist stuck some protesters with is car in the CWE in #STL After the motorist allegedly hit protesters, other photos by Carson show protesters chasing down the minivan; Carson tweeted that protesters surrounded it.


  12. The One Thing That Has Al Sharpton So Concerned About Rand PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 |

    Sharpton even compared Paul, a libertarian, with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was often criticized as a nanny-state mayor, in terms of reaching out to black voters. "What I think is more dangerous for Democrats is, if a guy like Paul is out there, if he becomes the nominee, for argument's sake, he a does not generate a turnout against him," Sharpton told Politico in a story posted Monday.


  13. Record-High Majority of Americans Say Owning a Gun Makes Their Homes SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    A record-high majority of Americans believe having a gun in their home keeps them safer, despite recent efforts by gun control advocates to persuade them otherwise. That's according to a recent Gallup survey of more than 1,000 adults across all 50 states and the District of Columbia who were asked, "Do you think having a gun in the house makes it a safer place to be or a more dangerous place to be?" Sixty-three percent of respondents said having a gun makes their home safer, while 30 percent said it makes their home more dangerous.


  14. Stunning Photos Capture NYPD Cops Just Moments After Violent Hatchet Attack: 'Watch Out!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Dominick Williams was walking along Jamaica Avenue in Queens, New York, last week when he saw four New York Police Department officers standing in a pose that he thought looked "pretty dope." The Motion View Pictures photographer asked the cops if he could take their picture and "reasonably I got the ok," he wrote on Facebook.


  15. Apparent Muslim Suspect Viciously Attacks NYC Officers With a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in the gunfire.


  16. It's Apparently Pretty Easy to Steal Someone's House in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    One word described how Jennifer Merin felt when she discovered a convicted criminal and his sons had taken over her Queens, New York, home: "horrified." The worst part: city bureaucrats had basically OK'd the squatters moving in by processing a false deed - and there could be hundreds of other cases just like Merin's.


  17. What Is Your County's Average BedTime? What About Total Hours of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 |

    A new map crated by an audio company purports to show which cities get the most and least sleep across the U.S. According to Jawbone , Brooklyn - a borough in New York City - stays up the latest , while Maui and Kaui counties in Hawaii go to bed the earliest . Brooklyn : 12:07am Manhattan : 11:55pm Queens : 11:52pm Bronx : 11:47pm Staten Island : 11:46pm Miami, FL : 11:54pm Atlantic City, NJ : 11:53pm Las Vegas, NV : 11:49pm New Orleans, LA : 11:47pm According to the findings , people living cities don't appear to get the National Institute of Health's recommended seven hours of sleep.


  18. Big Zoo Coverup? Sources Claim Groundhog Dropped by NYC Mayor Died a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    We know that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was captured on video dropping a squirming Staten Island Chuck during Groundhog Day ceremonies Feb. 2. But who knew that just a week later the creature allegedly died of internal injuries? Sources told The New York Post that Staten Island Zoo officials took measures to keep the death from becoming public knowledge. Not only that - "Chuck" was reportedly not, in fact, "Chuck" at all.


  19. Think Hollywood Is Anti-Israel? Page A7 of Saturday's New York Times Might Make You ReconsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 |

    Hollywood may be a famously liberal place, and liberals may be turning against Israel , but a significant chunk of the entertainment industry is standing up for the Jewish state. In a massive full-page ad in Saturday's New York Times, the Creative Community for Peace reiterated their support of Israel - and, according to the organization, the group's ranks of Hollywood backers have swelled from under 200 in late August to more than 300.


  20. Major Restaurant Chain to Gun Owners: We Respect Your Rights, but Leave Your Firearms at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 |

    Panera Bread is asking customers not to bring firearms into its locations, becoming the latest company to take an anti-gun stance in an attempt to "preserve the environment we are working to create for our guests and associates." "Within our company, we strive to create Panera Warmth.


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