Activists of the Jews for Trump movement attacked by counter-demonstrators

New York 10/26/20, 10:22

Again, pro-Trump activists are attacked by violent leftist groups. On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25, a group of vehicles organized under the Jews for Trump movement roamed the streets of New York until they were attacked by counter-demonstrators charged with violence.  According to Yeshiva World News, about a thousand cars motivated by ...

Update: 4 killed at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn

New York 10/12/19, 09:14

The latest on a fatal shooting in Brooklyn (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Police say four people were killed and three others wounded inside an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn. The shooting happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said at a briefing Saturday that ...

Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

New York 06/19/19, 13:56

The former leader of a purported self-help group was convicted Wednesday of federal charges that centered on lurid details of what prosecutors called a secret society of "sex slaves" within a community of followers in upstate New York. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to ...

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation

U.S. 06/04/19, 18:24

The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct.Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn Criminal Court. Frieden is also a former New York City health commissioner.Frieden was arrested ...

‘Dorm chef’ still cooking up culinary buzz

U.S. 05/26/19, 10:37

Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City's most coveted reservations.Three years after graduation, the "dorm chef " is still cooking up culinary buzz.His club, Pith, has a new incarnation. ...

No Fury, no Joshua, but Wilder fired up to fight Breazeale

Sports 05/17/19, 10:54

Whatever disappointment Deontay Wilder may have had in not fighting Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury next is gone.Now the heavyweight champion can't wait to get in the ring with Dominic Breazeale."It's going to be an amazing night for me and a sad night for him," Wilder said.FILE - In this ...

Brown’s hot seat actually quite cool as 76ers stand pat

Sports 05/14/19, 11:12

Josh Harris is a billionaire and he if wants to shuttle between New York and the Philadelphia 76ers headquarters in New Jersey on a helicopter, the team owner can do it with ease. If Harris wants to pay $45 million for his luxury home, he can spend pocket change on ...

WNBA star Tina Charles adds filmmaker to her resume

Sports 05/06/19, 01:18

Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her already impressive resume.The WNBA star produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his Brooklyn-based record store and music label — known as Charlie's Calypso City and Charlie's Records, respectively — and it debuted over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival."I put ...

Will cooperation pay off for would-be NYC subway bomber?

U.S. 05/01/19, 00:17

When Najibullah Zazi pleaded guilty to being the ringleader in a foiled plot to bomb New York City's subway system, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he was responsible for "one of the most serious terrorist threats to our nation" since the 9/11 attacks.Nearly a decade later, Zazi has a ...

Islanders fans don’t mind Brooklyn for playoff games

Sports 04/28/19, 10:52

With their team playing in the Eastern Conference semifinals, New York Islanders fans are back in Brooklyn for the first time in more than two months. And since it means they're doing well in the Stanley Cup playoffs, they're happy to be back."I prefer the Coliseum but I'd rather be ...

Staal lifts Hurricanes past Islanders 1-0 in OT in Game 1

Hockey 04/26/19, 21:28

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Nino Niederreiter sent a shot that caromed off the end boards and came out to the right side, where Staal ...

Nets need more talent, but won’t change their building plan

Sports 04/25/19, 12:14

Sean Marks started stumping for the Brooklyn Nets even before the season ended.The Nets had just fallen into a 3-1 hole in a heated series with the Philadelphia 76ers last Saturday when Marks entered the referees' locker room to complain. The NBA ended up fining the general manager $25,000 and ...

Nets’ summer includes decision on Russell after playoff run

Basketball 04/24/19, 13:56

D'Angelo Russell was an All-Star and the Brooklyn Nets became a playoff team. Neither looked likely four months ago. So it was a surprisingly successful season, though there's plenty for the Nets to build on — including a decision on whether Russell will have a role. Nets players were proud of their ...

Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

Sports 04/21/19, 12:40

Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and Philadelphia's Jimmy Butler ...

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid’s foul in 76ers-Nets game

Sports 04/20/19, 18:27

Jared Dudley didn't like the way Joel Embiid has been delivering fouls.Jimmy Butler didn't like the way Dudley tried to show it.They both ended up getting ejected Saturday after their reactions led to a scuffle.CORRECTS TO SECOND HALF NOT FIRST HALF - Brooklyn Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson, third from ...

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Basketball 04/20/19, 16:51

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.Embiid also had a flagrant foul that led to a scuffle and two ...

Embiid starting Game 4 for 76ers against Nets

Sports 04/20/19, 14:06

Joel Embiid is back in the starting lineup for the Philadelphia 76ers for Game 4 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets.Embiid missed Game 3 with left knee soreness and was listed as doubtful to play Saturday. But he warmed up before the game and was listed among the ...

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