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3 Million Bees Seized From New York Beekeeper’s Home

3 Million Bees Seized From New York Beekeeper’s Home

ABC News Radio(NEW YORK) — A New York City neighborhood was abuzz when nearly three million bees were seized from a beekeeper in Queens who violated urban beekeeping rules.Beekeepers descended on the Corona, New York home of Yi Gin Chen Wednesday nigh…

President Obama: Todd Akin ‘Somehow Missed Science Class’

President Obama: Todd Akin ‘Somehow Missed Science Class’

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — President Obama Wednesday night laid into embattled Republican Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri for his recent comments on rape and abortion, telling a crowd of campaign donors that the congressman must h…

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The ex-wife of a software executive lost a $4.68 million down payment on a New York City home after a judge ruled unfinished floors, and lack of heat, hot water and uninstalled closet rods were not good reasons to pu…

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The ex-wife of a software executive lost a $4.68 million down payment on a New York City home after a judge ruled unfinished floors, and lack of heat, hot water and uninstalled closet rods were not good reasons to pu…

Obama Hoops-Themed Fundraisers to Net Millions

Obama Hoops-Themed Fundraisers to Net Millions

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The campaign money trail for President Obama will cut through a basketball court in Manhattan Wednesday night.A trio of hoops-themed fundraisers, hosted by Michael Jordan and other current and former NBA stars,…

Gay Man Told to Marry Woman or Son Would Lose Inheritance

Gay Man Told to Marry Woman or Son Would Lose Inheritance

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The gay son of a deceased New York City businessman is fighting a stipulation in his late father’s will that required him to marry the mother of his child or risk losing the child’s inheritance.Robert Mandelbaum, who is a…

WATCH: Formula 1 Car Speeds Through Lincoln Tunnel

WATCH: Formula 1 Car Speeds Through Lincoln Tunnel

ABC News/Formula 1(NEW YORK) — The Lincoln Tunnel, which connects New York and New Jersey, can make for one of the longest 1.5 mile commutes of all time. But that wasn’t the case for David Coulthard, who managed to speed through the 1.5 mile tun…

Who’s Your Daddy? Mobile Truck Offers DNA Tests to Go

Who’s Your Daddy? Mobile Truck Offers DNA Tests to Go

WABC(NEW YORK) — In what may be a first anywhere, a “Who’s Your Daddy” truck is cruising New York City selling DNA tests to people who want to confirm their child’s paternity or even whether their parents are biologically relat…

Mount Sinai Hospital Sued for Sex Discrimination

Mount Sinai Hospital Sued for Sex Discrimination

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A fired hospital technician claims she was the victim of sexist and anti-Semitic taunts while working at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Sandra Morris, 37, has sued the Manhattan medical center and two of her forme…

New York to Moscow Plane Diverted After Bomb Threat

New York to Moscow Plane Diverted After Bomb Threat

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A passenger jet flying from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to Moscow was diverted to Iceland on Thursday because a caller reportedly told the NYPD there was a bomb on board.A total of 256 people were on board t…

Maserati Owner Tricked By Thieves

Maserati Owner Tricked By Thieves

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Maserati owner who just moved to New York City got an unwelcome greeting to the Big Apple.Chadwick Lange, 43, who moved to the city from Florida, left his Maserati idling in Times Square around 5 a.m. Sunday while he …

Mayor Bloomberg: Chick-fil-A Ban Is ‘Inappropriate’

Mayor Bloomberg: Chick-fil-A Ban Is ‘Inappropriate’

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have a bone to pick with jumbo-sized sodas, but he has no qualms with Chick-fil-A.While his fellow mayors in San Francisco, Chicago and Boston have shunned the chicken s…

New York Man Catches Girl Falling from Window

New York Man Catches Girl Falling from Window

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (file photo)(NEW YORK) — A 7-year-old New York City girl escaped injury on Monday after she fell from a third-story window and was caught by a neighbor.Cellphone video taken by a resident in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn …

WATCH: Window Washers Rescued from NYC High-Rise

WATCH: Window Washers Rescued from NYC High-Rise

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two window washers spent a terrifying hour suspended 42 stories above the streets of Manhattan Wednesday before firefighters could pull them to safety.The two workers, who were not identified by fire off…

DNA Link Between ‘Occupy’ Protest and Student’s Slaying in Doubt

DNA Link Between ‘Occupy’ Protest and Student’s Slaying in Doubt

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A DNA match between material on a slain jogger’s CD player in 2004 and on a chain used by Occupy Wall Street to hold open a subway entrance last year now appears very likely the result of the same person having handled …

New York City Pay Phone Booths Now Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

New York City Pay Phone Booths Now Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City is committed to making sure the 12,000 phone booths still lining its sidewalks don’t become relics. While the city announced plans to turn some of them into digital kiosks with SmartScreens in April, today…

Big Soda Ban Riles Industry, Bores New Yorkers

Big Soda Ban Riles Industry, Bores New Yorkers

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Judging by the print ads, radio spots, plane-flown banners, and a protest held at city hall on Monday, New Yorkers may think that their fellow citizens are angrily rallying against Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s proposed ba…

Report: Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards Not Talking After NYC ‘Nightmare’

Report: Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards Not Talking After NYC ‘Nightmare’

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(NEW YORK) — Rumors recently swirled that a weekend Charlie Sheen spent with his ex-wife Denise Richards and their daughters Sam and Lola last month in New York City went awry, though at the time the Anger Management star’s camp …

Report: Charlie Sheen ‘Flipped Out’ on Daughters on NYC Trip

Report: Charlie Sheen ‘Flipped Out’ on Daughters on NYC Trip

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(NEW YORK) — A day after the actor’s camp — and the Ritz Hotel — denied rumors he’d trashed a hotel suite in New York City, Us Weekly reported on Wednesday that the source of static between Charlie Sheen and his family Monday n…

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Rep. Charlie Rangel Survive Primary Challenges

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Rep. Charlie Rangel Survive Primary Challenges

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two Capitol Hill stalwarts — a conservative senator and a liberal congressman — easily won their respective primaries on Tuesday, fending off what were viewed as the toughest challenges of th…

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