New York

  1. Westboro Baptist Church Calls Philip Seymour Hoffman a ‘Fat Demon’

    The monsters from Topeka, Kansas, took special offense to Hoffman’s portrayal of openly gay writer Truman Capote.

    February 2, 2014
  2. Michael Grimm: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The Republican congressman made headlines when he threatened a reporter after the State of the Union. It’s hardly his first time making controversial headlines.

    January 29, 2014
  3. Possible Explosion in Manhattan on Lexington Avenue: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    An explosion has been reported at Lexington Ave and 26th Street in Manhattan. It occurred in an apartment building.

    January 27, 2014
  4. Snowfall Totals in New York Cities & Towns: How Did You Stack Up?

    See which towns have the deepest bragging rights.

    January 22, 2014
  5. Otis G. Pike Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Former New York Congressman Otis G. Pike died today. Here’s what you need to know about this “maverick” politician.

    January 20, 2014
  6. Janaie Jones, Transgender Babysitter of Dead 4-Year-Old: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Janaie Jones is the transgender performer who is accused of torturing and murdering 4-year-old Myls Dobson while she was babysitting him.

    January 10, 2014
  7. Wu-Tang Rapper Charged in Fatal Hit-&-Run: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Shyheim Franklin is accused of leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Staten Island on New Year’s Day.

    January 8, 2014
  8. Manhole Explosion at Time-Life: 5 Facts You Need to Know

    FDNY have told people in the surrounding buildings to avoid the windows.

    January 6, 2014
  9. ‘Hercules’ Blankets NYC: The Best Pictures of the Snowy City

    Yes, that is Mayor Bill de Blasio shoveling his sidewalk.

    January 3, 2014
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  10. Hercules Snowfall Totals in New York Cities & Towns: How Did You Stack Up?

    The massive winter storm has dumped a foot and a half of snow in some locations in Illinois.

    January 3, 2014
  11. Winter Storm Hercules: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    As many as 100,000 Americans are in the path of a massive winter storm that is delivering record-breaking snowfall and temperature lows from the Midwest to the Northeast.

    January 2, 2014
  12. PHOTOS: Bill de Blasio Sworn In as New York City Mayor

    The liberal hero takes the helm on New Year’s Day with a midnight swearing-in ceremony at his home in Brooklyn and a midday inauguration at City Hall.

    January 1, 2014
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  13. Rebecca Woodard, Eliot Spitzer’s Call Girl: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Woodward has written a tell-all book on having a scary tryst with Eliot Spitzer and being asked to work undercover in New York.

    December 31, 2013
  14. Darius McCollum, Train Hijacker: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The transit impostor, who has politely stolen subway trains and commuter buses for 30 years, was released from jail this morning. Here’s what you need to know about the greatest su…

    December 25, 2013
  15. WATCH: Chiara de Blasio Opens Up About Her Drug & Alcohol Use

    Chiara de Blasio, 19, the daughter of New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. In a video upload she has come clean about about her alcohol and drug use, blaming her substance abu…

    December 25, 2013