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Son of NY Man Accused of Faking His Death Arrested

Son of NY Man Accused of Faking His Death Arrested

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The son of a Massapequa, N.Y., man who was reported missing in waters off a Long Island beach and turned up five days later in South Carolina has been arrested.Jonathan Roth, 22, was arrested by the New York State Park Police “in …

Giants’ Eli Manning: Not Jealous of New York Jets

Giants’ Eli Manning: Not Jealous of New York Jets

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Giants are the defending Super Bowl champions. Still, you wouldn’t know that with all the coverage favoring the New York Jets and international sensation and back-up quarterback Tim Tebow.
The Giants an…

NYC Hospitals’ Baby Formula Plan Rankles Mommy Bloggers

NYC Hospitals’ Baby Formula Plan Rankles Mommy Bloggers

Image Source/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Breastfeeding experts are applauding New York City’s “Latch On NYC” initiative, which aims to encourage breastfeeding and curb baby formula use in hospitals, but some mommy bloggers are not happy,…

NY Mom on Way to Hospital Delivers Twins on Two Different Highways

NY Mom on Way to Hospital Delivers Twins on Two Different Highways

Declan (L) and Gavin (R). (Courtesy Deirdre Shea)(NEW YORK) — Before a very pregnant Siobhan Anderson left her Amityville, N.Y., home early Saturday morning to deliver twin baby boys, her mother told her, “You’d better not give birth on the Northern S…

New York’s Proposed Cap on Soda Size Gets People Fizzing

New York’s Proposed Cap on Soda Size Gets People Fizzing

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Are large sugary drinks a health risk or a civil rights concern? That’s the debate set off by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to restrict the sale of sodas and other sugar sweetened beverages to…

New York Cold Case from 1987 Closed with Arrest of Suspect

New York Cold Case from 1987 Closed with Arrest of Suspect

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Police closed the book on a 1987 cold case this week when they arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old girl in Brooklyn.Edwin Alcaide was detained by police Thursday night for the stabbing dea…

Top Six States Facing Major Financial Stress

Top Six States Facing Major Financial Stress

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A new report by the State Budget Crisis Task Force paints a chilling picture of what’s ahead for U.S. states, even long after the 2008 recession officially ended.The pessimistic analysis identifies major threats to…

Sylvia Woods, ‘Queen of Soulfood,’ Dies at 86

Sylvia Woods, ‘Queen of Soulfood,’ Dies at 86

Mario Tama/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Sylvia Woods, 86, founder of Sylvia’s Restaurant and celebrated “Queen of Soulfood,” died Thursday in her Westchester County, N.Y., home.“Sylvia gallantly battled Alzheimer’s for the past…

Apartment for Rent: Live Like President Obama!

Apartment for Rent: Live Like President Obama!

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Searching for an apartment and harboring dreams of becoming president one day? A two-bedroom pre-war apartment on Manhattan’s far Upper West Side may be the place for you.The Harlem apartment once occupied by a young…

Lawmaker Proposes Keeping Families Together In-Flight

Lawmaker Proposes Keeping Families Together In-Flight

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A New York congressman and member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has introduced legislation to help keep families seated together on commercial flights.The Families Flying Together Act of 2012…

Teen Lost at Sea: Parents Blame Hawaii Tour Group

Teen Lost at Sea: Parents Blame Hawaii Tour Group

Madoff Family(NEW YORK) — Parents of a New York teen who went missing in the waters off Hawaii blame a tour group for their son’s disappearance after a wave swept him out to sea. The wave pulled Tyler Madoff, 15, out to sea six days ago after a hiking…

Protest Greets Mitt Romney at Hamptons Fundraiser

Protest Greets Mitt Romney at Hamptons Fundraiser

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.) — After a week vacationing in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney headed back to the fundraising circuit on Sunday, appearing with his wife Ann at three private residences in the Hamptons.One of the high-dollar e…

Rep. Charlie Rangel Has a 957-Vote Lead, But Still No Primary Win

Rep. Charlie Rangel Has a 957-Vote Lead, But Still No Primary Win

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(ALBANY, N.Y.) — After two days and roughly 2,000 hand-counted paper ballots, Rep. Charlie Rangel’s lead in the New York primary has widened to 951 votes, four times the half-a-percentage-point margin of victory necessa…

NY Primary, Like Rep. Charlie Rangel, Won’t Quit

NY Primary, Like Rep. Charlie Rangel, Won’t Quit

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nine days ago, 82-year-old Rep. Charlie Rangel was giving his 22nd primary election victory speech after preliminary results of New York’s June 26 Democratic primary election showed Rangel beating challenger stat…

Captain of Capsized Boat in NY Blames Wave

Captain of Capsized Boat in NY Blames Wave

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) — A yacht that capsized on the Fourth of July, tossing 27 passengers into the waters off New York’s Long Island and killed three children, was hit by a wave, the boat’s captain said Thursday.”We’re coming home …

Three Children Dead After NY Yacht Capsizes off Long Island

Three Children Dead After NY Yacht Capsizes off Long Island

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three children died and 24 people were rescued after a yacht bringing passengers out to view a Fourth of July fireworks display capsized in the waters off Long Island, N.Y.The boat capsized late Wednesday night as a …

Three Children Dead After NY Yacht Capsizes off Long Island

Three Children Dead After NY Yacht Capsizes off Long Island

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three children died and 24 people were rescued after a yacht bringing passengers out to view a Fourth of July fireworks display capsized in the waters off Long Island, N.Y.The boat capsized late Wednesday night as a …

NY Bullied Bus Monitor Meets Man Behind Donations

NY Bullied Bus Monitor Meets Man Behind Donations

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A bullied bus monitor finally got to meet the anonymous benefactor who began the online website that has raised more than $659,000 for her.Karen Klein, 68, welcomed Max Sidorov into her Greece, N.Y., home Tuesday nig…

Will Orrin Hatch, Charlie Rangel Survive Tuesday’s Contests?

Will Orrin Hatch, Charlie Rangel Survive Tuesday’s Contests?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Utah holds its state and presidential GOP primary on Tuesday, while New York, Colorado and Oklahoma hold state and congressional contests. Of these primaries, there are two big contests to keep an eye on: the Utah…

Garbage-Throwing Incident at 9/11 Memorial Outrages New Yorkers

Garbage-Throwing Incident at 9/11 Memorial Outrages New Yorkers

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New Yorkers are outraged over a report that kids from Brooklyn’s Junior High School 292 got so bored during a visit to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial at the site where the World Trade Center towers were brought do…

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