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Pedestrian hit by flying buzzsaw in midtown Manhattan

Some pedestrians are hit by cars, some by trucks or buses, and maybe a pedestrian might be hit by a golf cart. In midtown Manhattan Tuesday morning a pedestrian was hit by a buzzsaw. A buzzaw? That's right. She was not seriously injured.
In the Media by Mike White - 1 comment

Explosion in Manhattan, building collapses

A massive explosion has struck Manhattan's East Harlem. Eleven people reportedly have minor injuries as a result of this blast and building collapse.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in his NYC apartment

New York - The Wall Street Journal has reported that actor and director Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his West Village, NYC, apartment. A cause of death for the 46-year-old was not named in the report.

Mom allegedly pimps out teen daughter for Super Bowl sex

New York - Police arrested Florida mom, Yolanda Ostoloza, 39, this week for allegedly attempting to pimp out her 15-year-old daughter for Super Bowl week.

Bank of America tellers picket ATM machines in Manhattan

Three tellers in Manhattan picketed ATM machines this week because they believe they threaten jobs by supporting cheap labor in call centers in places such as Jacksonville, Florida or Delaware.
In the Media by Mike White

Wife allegedly uses rare stamps to pay hit man to kill husband

New York - A Manhattan woman is accused of allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband. She reportedly didn't have money to pay for the deadly deed, but wanted to exchange rare stamps and jewelry worth $60,000.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 7 comments

New York’s problem with prescription drugs

New York - Nationwide, overdose rates are increasing at an alarming rate. In some states, overdose deaths have surpassed traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. As the death toll rises, many are asking what can be done to combat this trend.
In the Media by Matthew DeLuca - 1 comment

Ice cream truck drivers duke it out over Manhattan turf

New York - Food trucks are some of the most popular attractions in the streets of New York City, and every food truck owner knows that location is everything. And some drivers are willing to fight for the best spot.
In the Media by Lizz Riggs - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Another death in Ad Land

New York - The headline 'Another death in Ad Land' crafted a sense of industry-wide danger in the advertising business, but Manhattan's buildings may be making a statement.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Chinese investing in Queens, New York property

Guess which New York neighborhood is seeing Chinese investors buying its properties? It may surprise you to learn that it's Queens!
In the Media by Amanda Byas - 2 comments

Bonerama brings their brass funk rock to New York's harbor Special

New York - Coming out of the New Orleans brass funk rock scene, Bonerama played New York City's Rocks Off Harbor Cruise - rocking the boat on a beautiful summer night.
Digital Journal Report by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Crime will NOT decrease because of gun-free zones!

New York police are searching for kidnappers as a couple were forced into a vehicle at gunpoint according to witnesses! New York is one of the toughest cities for a law abiding citizen to get a concealed carry permit in, but criminals don't seem to mind!
In the Media by Duane Buell - 6 comments

Somber ceremony marks 20th anniversary of ’93 WTC bombing

New York - City officials and survivors gathered at the 9/11 memorial yesterday in a somber ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center terrorist attack.
In the Media by Shawn Kay

More than 50 injured as ferry plows into Manhattan pier

New York - A commuter ferry has crashed into a pier in the lower Manhattan portion of New York City, injuring more than fifty people.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 1 comment

Photo Essay: Scenes of New York City's Central Park Special

New York - The largest park in NYC and one of the world's foremost urban parks, Manhattan’s Central Park offers peace and tranquility in the center of a fast-moving city; the park is the most visited recreational area in the United States.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 4 comments

Op-Ed: The 10 best films of Woody Allen's career

New York - In just a couple of days, Woody Allen, the Academy Award-winning director of such films as "Annie Hall" and Manhattan," will turn 77 years old. Although he is still going strong by writing and directing a film each year, let's look back at his top gems.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 14 comments

Occupy Wall Street uses pedal-power to charge NYC cellphones

New York - As part of the Occupy Sandy Relief NYC campaign, members of the Occupy movement have started an OWS bike generator service, to charge battery-depleted phones and get people back in contact in New York City.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 4 comments

Video: Bicyclists cover NYC during Hurricane Sandy

New York - As downtown Manhattan got flooded when Hurricane Sandy made landfall, a group of people explored the downtown area on bicycle to get video footage of the flooding.
In the Media by Can Tran - 1 comment

Video captures front facade of Manhattan building collapsing

New York - As a Manhattan resident filmed the wind and rain fiercely whipping down the street of his 14th Street and 8th Avenue apartment, he unexpectedly caught the wind ripping the front facade off of an apartment across the street.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 3 comments

Hurricane Sandy snaps crane in midtown Manhattan

New York - Emergency workers are at the scene of a partially collapsed crane that is dangling off a 65-story building in Manhattan.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 1 comment

Drunk lawyer crushes arm trying to get into NYC apartment

Maggie Baumer, an attorney in Manhattan, probably should have just passed out in the hallway like every other drunk does at 6 am. But instead got her arm crushed by a trash compactor since she jumped down the chute in an attempt to get in her cellar.
In the Media by Abigail Prendergast - 1 comment

NYPD officers slay knife-wielding man in Morningside Heights

New York - NYPD officers responding to an incident involving an emotionally disturbed individual barricaded in an apartment in Upper Manhattan fatally shot a naked 28 year-old man after he charged at them with a butcher knife.
In the Media by Shawn Kay

Shooting New York City, with heart, art, and soul Special

New York - New York photographer Vivienne Gucwa re-discovered her city through walking and shooting what she saw. Though she alternates between formal and mobile photography, Gucwa's passion for her home (and her medium) has only deepened through the years.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy - 5 comments

Cannonball discovered on New York's Governors Island

New York - A cannonball discovered by construction workers doing excavating work on Governors Island yesterday morning triggered a massive emergency response from the city's police and fire departments amidst fears that the device may have been explosive.
In the Media by Shawn Kay - 2 comments

Manhattan apartment price soars by 80% in 10 years

If you plan on buying an apartment in sexy Manhattan, you better do it quick. According to new figures, the price for city apartments has dramatacially increased by 80 percent or more over the last ten years.
In the Media by Lewis McCathie

World Trade Center skyscraper now world's priciest

New York - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey yesterday revealed the ultimate price tag for the construction of the sleek and futuristic One World Trade Center to be at $3.8 billion making it the world's most expensive commercial office skyscraper.
In the Media by Shawn Kay - 2 comments

New Jersey woman gives birth on NYC subway train

New York - A pregnant New Jersey woman who boarded a Path commuter train to New York to visit her doctor had an unexpected surprise when she gave birth to a son before reaching Manhattan.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

Evicted: Courtney Love told to leave home

New York - Courtney Love, the US singer and actor, is being evicted from her townhouse in Manhattan's West Village. Reportedly Love set part of the house on fire and caused damage to the interior.
In the Media by Tim Sandle

Occupy Wall Street protesters break into Trinity Church lot

New York - Occupy Wall Street protesters yesterday broke into premises belonging to the Trinity Church in Manhattan. A delegation of the protesters said they were trying to obtain permission of church officials to occupy the lot belonging to the church.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

New York Police raid Occupy Camp in Lower Manhattan Zuccotti Park

New York - Shortly after midnight, police in riot gear entered the Lower Manhattan Zuccotti Park in which Occupy Wall Street protesters were camped and forcefully evicted them. The camp is widely referred to as the "global headquarters" of the Occupy movement.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 4 comments
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