The NYPD is investigating psilocybin mushrooms as a contributing factor in the death of Titan Lee-Hai, the NYU student who fell 15 stories to his death early Monday morning, DNAinfo reports.
Mr. Lei-Hai, an aspiring musician in NYU’s liberal studies program, was reported by fellow students to have been under the influence Read More
Mr. Lee-Hai, a freshman from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, fell 15 stories from his East Village dorm at approximately 3:15 in the morning. Read More
Psychotherapist Lynne Rosen and her partner, John Littig, famous for hosting their self-help radio show “The Pursuit of Happiness,” were found dead in their Park Slope apartment on Monday. The couple had suffocated themselves with plastic bags, The Post reported.
Ms. Rosen and Mr. Littig’s radio show, which aired monthly, offered advice to Read More
Interviews With Bad Men
This morning, an off-duty police officer shot and killed her boyfriend and her one-year-old-son before turning the gun on herself, according to police.
At around 8.30 a.m. today, emergency officials responded to a 911 call from East 56th Street and Farragut Road in East Flatbush.
They found the alleged shooter, Rosette Samuel, Read More
On Wednesday May 2, J.T. Ready ended a violent argument in his Arizona home with a rampage. Ready killed his girlfriend, three other adults and a toddler before committing suicide. His actions marked an explosive and tragic end to a colorful career as a cause-hopping rebel who bounced between various extreme social movements using xenophobic and racist rhetoric to grab the spotlight along the way. The Christian Science Monitor goes more in-depth:
Charles Darwin Snelling, a noted Pennsylvania Republican who wrote a “Life Report” published by columnist David Brooks in the Times last December, killed his wife and committed suicide in Pennsylvania on Thursday. Mr. Snelling was 81. He had been married to wife Adrienne for 6 decades. Mr. Snelling had been caring for his Alzheimer’s-afflicted wife for six years and in his long essay published by the Times on December 7, 2011, expressed what seemed a fundamentally positive view of the situation:
This Old House
Legendary creator and host of the R&B dance/variety show Soul Train Don Cornelius was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound earlier this morning in his Muholland Drive home, reports The New York Times.
Mr. Cornelius was widely credited with bringing African-American performers like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Michael Jackson to the public’s consciousness during Soul Train’s almost 35 year syndicated run: one of the longest in history.
For almost five years now, the housing crisis has been a drag on the U.S. economy, the U.S. psyche, the U.S. spirit. It turns out it is also dragging down Americans’ health.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala is perhaps the institution’s most famous and most glamorous event, New York’s version of the Oscars. The event, a million-dollar fund-raiser for the Met, is planned out months, sometimes more than a year, in advance.
But when 40-year-old British designer Alexander McQueen committed suicide last February, the Read More
A Colorado couple says their contract should be void because they’re living in the former home of a serial killer and they didn’t know it.
Anthony and Rita Bucklew bought the home where Scott Lee Kimball allegedly killed four women, a male relative and tried to kill his own 10-year-old son, according to Read More