The NYPD uncovered a grisly murder scene at a Brooklyn apartment last night. According to The Post, police discovered a woman’s corpse in a Midwood basement, accompanied by a note that read, “I killed my wife, she was casting spells on me.”
Police found the body in the basement of a two-family home after Read More
New York City’s first sweltering summer weekend was marred by a spate of gun violence in four of the five boroughs.
The Daily News reported that at least six New Yorkers were killed and nineteen more were injured over a period of less than 48 hours. Twelve people were shot in Brooklyn, eight Read More
Sex workers and advocates have scored a small victory with a recent decision by the Brooklyn DA’s office to ban the seizure of condoms as evidence against prostitutes.
Brooklyn’s district attorney, Charles J. Hynes, sent a letter to Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly stating that his office would no longer confiscate condoms as evidence of Read More
The Bicycle Thief
Horseshoe crab poaching is on the rise in New York and the city might have New Jersey to thank.
Monday night, the NYPD apprehended a group of men who were allegedly attempting to poach 200 horseshoe crabs from a Jamaica Bay island. A police helicopter conducting night vision exercises spotted the four men working under cover Read More
Citi Bike is up and running (well, biking) in select areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn, but the highly anticipated bike sharing program might have a stick in its spokes.
According to the New York Post, Citi Bike reported its first bicycle theft just one day before the program officially launched.
A crafty Read More
The police are looking for three subway performers who allegedly attacked a rider in Queens on May 7, according to NY1.
According to police, the performers got into an argument with a 28-year-old man on the F train around 7 pm on May 7. The suspects then attacked the victim, striking his head Read More
LEGGO MY QUESO
This just goes to show that even the best music in the world can turn ugly if sung too many times by your drunken boyfriend at his birthday party.
A 23-year-old Colorado woman named Samantha Malson was arrested this weekend after she choked out her boyfriend for singing “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore over and over, even when she asked “25 times” for him to stop. Unfortunately, it was her lover’s 26th birthday that evening and the victim was wasted (as birthday boys tend to get), leading to an unfortunate altercation in which Ms. Malson literally started choking the life out of her boyfriend rather than listen to lines like “Savin’ my money and I’m hella happy that’s a bargain, bitch” and “I’ma take your grandpa’s style, I’ma take your grandpa’s style.”
He’s no gouda!
A 51-year old man with $55 worth of cheese hidden in his pants was arrested last week in a Brooklyn supermarket after a store clerk tried to stop him, according to the Brooklyn Paper.
The man was stopped in a market in the heart of Williamsburg (Broadway between Hooper and Keap) Read More
Comedy and Crime
New York City has, in many ways, been spared the worst ravages of the foreclosure crisis. A city of renters, where single family homes are the exception rather than the norm and co-op and condo boards regularly turn their noses up at perfectly decent financial packages, we have avoided the magnitude of problems suffered by many other American cities.
But foreclosures have still troubled the city—and often indirectly. For example, many renters in overleveraged multi-family properties suffered when landlords fell behind on payments and ceased to conduct maintenance. And where foreclosures have hit New York, they have also been tied to increases in crime, according to a new report by NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy.
Louis C.K. might play a downtrodden pervert on TV, but does that make him one in real life as well? According to a group of fliers found in California, Mr. C.K. might be even worse than an average Joe Jack-Off: His photo has been connected on the posters to a suspected peeping tom.
But maybe it’s just great viral marketing?