Wall Street: Worst Thanksgiving Week Since 1932
There's not much to be thankful for if you were working on Wall Street this week. Stocks tumbled for the seventh session in a row, helping push the Standard & Poor's 500 down 4.7 percent.
Staten Island Brain on Display, Family Awarded $1M
A Staten Island family has been awarded $1 million after learning that their deceased son's brain was on display at the Staten Island Mortuary.
Alla Kamenev Killed by Ex-Husband
A deranged 76-year-old man shot and killed his ex-wife on a Brooklyn street, than rode away on an undersized girl's bike. Video surveillance shows the suspect struggling to gain control of the bicycle just before the cold-blooded murder.
SAT Cheaters Now Number 40 Students
Forty individuals have been implicated in an SAT cheating scandal plaguing Long Island suburbs.
Uma Thurman's Stalker Freed, Not Only Celeb With Obsessive Fanatic
Uma Thurman's stalker is a free man, so long as he adheres to the prescribed therapy sessions five days a week.
2nd Avenue Subway Project Halted Due to Dust Complaints
Tunneling will be halted beneath 72nd street after dozens of residents complained about dust and smoke at a Tuesday community board meeting.
Epic Tale: Vietnamese Father, Son Separated After Pirate Attack, Reunited 34 Years Later
Vietnamese refugee Hao Truong was reunited with his son at Rochester International Airport in Rochester, N.Y., after 34 years of being separated following a pirate attack off the coast of Vietnam.
20 Long Islanders Accused of Cheating on SAT Exam
Twenty current and former students in Long Island have been implicated for cheating on college entrance examinations.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: High Winds May Ground Biggest Balloons
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade could be in jeopardy thanks to the National Weather Service forecast, which includes 15-24 mph winds.
Gregory Papalexis, Sabrett Hot Dog CEO Dies at 86
Gregory Papalexis, owner of Sabrett hot dogs, has died has died at the age of 86 in his New Jersey.
Soho Hairdresser Slams Soho Salon with $16M Sexual Harassment Suit
Devachan, the trendy salon in SoHo, has been hit with a 16 million sexual harassment suit from a former employee.
Reclusive Heiress Leaves $400M, None to Friends, Family
The reclusive copper mining heiress Huguette Clark, who died in May at the age of 104, left her estranged family with almost nothing, instead, electing to remit most of her fortune to her closest friend—her nurse.
Bloomberg Calls for 250 Layoffs, 1500 by Attrition, New York City $500M over Budget
The New York City government continues to squelch spending. Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to cut more than 250 jobs in city government by the end of June 2012, which will save the state $500 million dollars.
Bronx Sex Fiend Attacks Six Women in Six Hours
A sex-crazed monster attacked six women in six hours around the Bronx.
Sunset Park Pornshop Clerk Brutally Beaten, Killed
A porn clerk was beaten to death in a failed robbery attempt at Video Xcitement on 3rd Ave. near 25th St. in Sunset Park
Steakhouse Workers in NY, NJ, CT Caught in Credit Card Theft Ring
Twenty-eight individuals have been charged in two indictments on 172 counts including enterprise corruption, conspiracy, and grand larceny, among other felony charges in a three state credit card theft ring.
New York Unemployment up Again
Unemployment has risen to 8.8% in New York City.
NYPD High Tech Meets Occupy Wall Street: The Science of Crowd Control
Police departments are gearing up with more non-lethal weapon choices than ever before.
Williamsburg, Greenpoint are Dumps--Literally
Williamsburg and Greenpoint have the most garbage trucks roaming the neighborhood of any in New York City.
2012 NYC Michelin Guide: 7 'Exceptional' New York Restaurants
The 2012 New York City Michelin guide has been released, noting sevenNew York restaurants as exceptional.
ATM ‘Skimmers' Nabbed for $250,000 Heist
Three men accused of stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from 1,500 people have been arrested. The men had installed card-reading devices and surveillance video cameras on Chase ATMs near Union Square in January.
Cornell West to Union Theological of New York, Leaves Princeton
Cornell West, known as a provocative critic of social injustice, will leave his job at Princeton to work at the place where his career began, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.
New York Weather: ClimAID Study Says Heat Waves, Heavy Downpours, Summer Droughts Coming
A team of weather scientists have released a 600-page report that predicts an increase in heat waves, heavy downpours and summer droughts in New York.
Sheepshead Bay Komsky Murder Suspect Caught on Tape, Police Release Video
The video footage of the man alleged to have murdered Larisa Komsky has been released.
Starbucks Restrooms Still Free to 'Wee'
Starbucks denied rumors about efforts to shut down its public restrooms across 196 locations in New York City.
Olivia Wilde Unveils Swarovski Crystal to Top Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
Actress and model Olivia Wilde unveiled the 25,000 crystal Swarovski star that will don the top of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree this holiday.
Found: 13-Year-Old Runaway Girl with 42-Year-Old Man, Father just 'happy to have her back'
Allie Loftis, the 13-year-old runaway from Massachusetts, was found living in the home of a 42-year-old New Jersey man.
Woman Fatally Stabbed in Front of Sheepshead Bay Apartment
A 50-year-old woman was brutally murdered in front of her Sheepshead Bay home early Wednesday morning.
Off the Street: E. Village Rape Suspect Busted
The East Village man, who allegedly got into a woman's apartment building and attempted to rape her before fleeing, scene has been arrested.
Heartbroken: Mobster ‘Tommy Shots’ Gioeli Stuck in Prison While Daughter Weds
High-profile New York City mobster Thomas Tommy Shots Gioeli has requested to have a prison furlough to attend his daughters wedding in Dec., but the furlough request was struck down.