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Housekeeper Accuses Korean Buddhist Monk Of Enslaving Her

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A housekeeper has accused a Korean Buddhist monk and his family of forcing her to work as a "slave" in their New York City home. ...

Dad Who Put Son In Oven Gets Weekends In Jail

Posted 10.05.2011 | New York

James Moss-- the Staten Island father who plead guilty to brutally beating his son, burning the child's hands and stuffing him in an oven-- was senten...

The Best New York Wake-Up Call

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York
Jordana Zizmor

I look forward to watching Rosanna Scotto on Good Day New York every morning. I met up with Rosanna at the studio last week to talk about everything from her early morning schedule to Twitter.

WATCH: Dramatic Fire In Soho Injures 11

Posted 10.05.2011 | New York

A three-alarm fire in Soho this morning sent one woman and ten firefighters to the hospital. The blaze began a little before 2am at 68 Thompson Street...

'Rent Too Damn High' Candidate Faces Eviction

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A candidate who ran for New York governor because "the rent is too damn high" says he's being evicted from his rent-controlled Manhat...

Mom Busts Brooklyn Teen Who Robbed Elderly Woman

Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

Police have arrested arrested a suspect in the Brooklyn robbery of 78 year-old, wheelchair-bound Catalina Mateo. The New York Daily News reports th...

WATCH: Woman Freaks Out After Carriage Horse Accident

Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

A New York City tourist told 1010 WINS this morning she was 'traumatized' after a Central Park carriage ride ended when the horse was spooked by a pas...

WATCH: Bodega Cats, The Documentary

Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

Everyone knows and loves their local bodega cat--that feisty feline that splits its time between protecting the store's goods from mice and cuddling u...

Yet ANOTHER NY Tour Bus Crash

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

WHITNEY POINT, N.Y. -- Police say a tour bus mainly carrying Polish tourists was going too fast during a downpour when it crashed and flipped over on ...

MISSING: Couple's 'Son' (Actually, A Monkey Doll)

Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

A Manhattan couple, who is not romantically involved, lost their beloved son--who is actually a stuffed animal doll named Bongo--during a night out in...

Sentence Looming For Dad Who Put Son In Oven

Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

Prosecutors will ask for the maximum sentence allowed by law in the case against James Moss, the 53 year-old Staten Island man who has admitted he bru...

WATCH: Thief Snatches Purse From Old Woman In Wheelchair

Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

The NYPD has released surveillance footage of a man snatching the purse of a wheelchair-bound elderly woman in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. A...

Disabled Man Found Dead In Van

Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

New York City police say that a 48 year-old disabled man was found dead in the back of a van where he had been left for six hours. Eason Alonzio, ...

Food Co-op Might Boycott Israeli Products

The New York Observer | Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

Israel and the Park Slope Food Co-op have a lot in common. Both were founded in part by Jewish socialists. Both are governed by a raucous democracy wi...

Mayor? Are New Yorkers Starting To Forgive Eliot Spitzer?

Posted 09.28.2011 | New York

New Yorkers are slowly coming around to Eliot Spitzer again, a new Marist poll suggests. In April of 2010, only 24 percent of New York voters want...

Flatiron Man Says He Waved Finger, Not Gun, At Workers

dnainfo.com | Posted 09.28.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT -- A Flatiron man accused of waving a gun at construction workers outside his apartment window said the weapon was actually h...

Cleared Of Murder After 19 Yrs, Now Charged With Sex Abuse

AP | Posted 09.28.2011 | New York

GREECE, N.Y. -- A former truck driver who spent nearly 19 years behind bars for a 1988 slaying he didn't commit has appeared in an upstate New York co...

WATCH: Rescued Pilot Recounts 18 Hours In Lake Huron

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

[DETROIT] — A pilot who treaded water and swam without a life jacket for 18 hours after his small plane crashed into Lake Huron said a number of boa...

WATCH: Historic NYC Church Tolls Bell For Norway Massacre Victims

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

[AP] -- The "Bell of Hope" at New York City's historic St. Paul's Chapel has tolled in remembrance of Norway's massacre victims. Norwegian Consul A...

Fugitive Taunts Police On Facebook To Catch Him, They Do

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

[AP] — A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to `catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn' has been arrested. The ...

First Responders With Cancer Won't Get 9/11 Fund

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The head of a fund for people injured in the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center explained Thursday how they could be...

Christopher Mathias

After Standoff, Cops Arrest Crazed 'Hoarder' In Flatiron District

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A dispute led an elderly man to allegedly brandish a gun at a window-washer working outside his Flatiron District apartment this afternoon, a police s...

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn For Leiby Kletzky

Park Slope, NY Patch | Diana Denza Email the Author | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

Two weeks after 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky's body was discovered in a Fourth Avenue dumpster, family friends, neighbors and even perfect strangers are c...

A Trillion Watts Of Electricity During Heat Wave

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Con Edison says New York customers used not a million, not a billion, but a trillion watt hours of electricity during last week's bru...

WATCH: Bronx Water Main Bursts

Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A large water main broke in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx a little before 6:30 this morning, ABC News reports, turning 5 blocks of Jerome Avenue...