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New York Police Arrest Man in Florida in Connection With Death of Young Mother

New York Police Arrest Man in Florida in Connection With Death of Young Mother

New York State Police and United States Marshals arrested Dante Taylor, age 19, in Florida in connection with the death of a young mother from Long Island. They have accused him in the alleged killing of  Sarah Goode, who vanished in June. Taylor is looking at a second-degree charge of murder in her death. Suffolk […]

Woman Found Living in Apartment With Mother’s Decomposed Corpse

Woman Found Living in Apartment With Mother’s Decomposed Corpse

A mentally ill woman lived for more than a year with the decomposed corpse of her mother. When the remains of Susie Rosenthal were found this week her body had been reduced to bones. The 61-year-old woman’s deceased body had been eaten up by rats, roaches and mice which also occupied the trash ridden apartment. […]

Medical Marijuana Legalized in New York by Cuomo

Medical Marijuana Legalized in New York by Cuomo

Medical marijuana or cannabis has now been legalized in New York by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo’s signature on Saturday ensured New York would officially became the 23rd state to legalize marijuana for seriously ill or injured patients. The new law will only initially allow the drug in non-smokeable forms, such as pills, oils, and vapors. […]

New Yorkers Hate the Ice Cream Truck Jingle

New Yorkers Hate the Ice Cream Truck Jingle

It seems that New Yorkers’ hate the sound of the ice cream truck jingle. That summer theme song for kids to ask for a spare dollar from their parents or grand parents has become a bone of contention for many in the city. According to the Department of Environmental Protection of New York City, in the […]

New York City: Helpful Tips for Tourists

New York City: Helpful Tips for Tourists

New York City is a helluva town, especially for tourists and city dwellers. While New Yorkers are not known for being polite to tourists, that is because most tourists do not know the proper etiquette for big cities such as Gotham. It really is not so difficult. Just follow some simple rules of conduct and […]

New York City Broadway Star Idina Menzel Tops Charts

New York City Broadway Star Idina Menzel Tops Charts

In New York City, Broadway stars like Idina Menzel perform a rigorous schedule of eight shows a week and this particular star has consistently had her name on the top of the music charts. If you haven’t heard her name, you have most certainly heard her voice in the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Frozen. […]

Atheist Group Says Ground Zero Cross Offensive: Federal Court Asks, Why?

Atheist Group Says Ground Zero Cross Offensive: Federal Court Asks, Why?

American Atheists Group (AAG) is claiming, again, that the 9/11 Ground Zero Cross is offensive and this week a federal appeals court wants to know specifically why the group thinks so. Previously, in 2011, the AAG filed a lawsuit to keep the cross from being displayed claiming the 9/11 artifact violates the constitutional rights of […]

Japanese Masterpieces From the Edo Period at the Met

Japanese Masterpieces From the Edo Period at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection until September 7, 2014. The exquisite assemblage is on loan from the private collection of the American art collectors Robert and Betsy Feinberg. The Feinbergs devoted more than 40 years to studying and collecting Japanese art. Their […]

Central Park Jogger Case Settles for $40 Million

Central Park Jogger Case Settles for $40 Million

The five youths convicted in the 1989 beating of a woman who became known as the Central Park jogger have agreed to a $40 million settlement from the city of New York after their case was overturned in 2002. The men filed a civil right lawsuit in federal court after their conviction was overturned following the confession […]

Police in Bronx Arrest 14-Year-Old for Stabbing to Death Alleged Bully, 14

Police in Bronx Arrest 14-Year-Old for Stabbing to Death Alleged Bully, 14

Police arrested a 14-year-old Bronx teen after he stabbed his former friend and alleged bully to death on Wednesday. All it reportedly took to end a friendship and send one teen over the edge was an iPhone. Former best friends, fighting over the theft of the phone, became murder victim and accused killer after the alleged […]

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