Injuries and Traumas

  • Voice Choices

    August 6, 2014


    Salute the homeland with blues, country, and a whole lot of soul

  • Voice Choices

    March 26, 2014


    The Mets take on the Nationals in their home opener

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Seven Dead and Dozens Injured As Rescue Crews Continue Work At East Harlem Explosion Site

    Emergency crews are continuing their work this morning on a stretch of Park Avenue where two buildings were destroyed by an explosion yesterday. Four more bodies have been recovered from the wreckage, bringing the death toll to seven. Late Wednesday, according to the New York Times, nine more people ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    High Court Orders New Trial for Murder Suspect Coerced into Confession by Police

    On a September morning in 2008, Wilhelmina Hicks found her four-month old son Matthew unconscious. The boy died at the hospital and doctors concluded that he had suffered blunt force trauma. Troy, New York police officers brought Matthew's father, Adrian Thomas, in for questioning that same day. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Bronx Assemblyman Michael Benedetto's Bill to Ban Youth Football Has Little Support

    America's views on youth football are shifting quickly. This was particularly apparent last week -- specifically on Thursday. That day, ESPN reported that participation in Pop Warner dropped by 10 percent from 2010 to 2012, and Robert Morris University released the results from a poll showing that 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Two Men Were Hurt At the New York Jets - Buffalo Bills Game When One Fell From the Nosebleed Section [VIDEO]

    So you're at a Bills-Jets game and your stuck in the nosebleeds. Shucks, wouldn't it be nice if you were closer to the action? Binoculars might help. Or sidling up to the 50-yard line and standing there till someone notices. If you're desperate, maybe shell out the cash for an upgrade! Not in this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    The Spider-Man Musical Sees Another Nasty Injury in the Middle of the Performance

    Looks like the ludicrously titled production Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has had another ludicrously gruesome onstage accident. NY1 reports that an actor got his leg caught in some sort of elevator contraption, crushing it, causing the audience the be evacuated and the show to be cancelled.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2012

    Bronx Zoo Jumper's Reasoning: Being "One With The Tiger"

    The story yesterday about the man who leaped off the Bronx Zoo monorail into a pit occupied by a Siberian tiger named Bashuta has transfixed New York media outlets due to its sheer absurdity. David Villalobos, the jumper himself, was brought to a nearby hospital and treated for all types of puncture ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    In Defense of LiLo: Are You Buyin' Hit-And-Run "Victim's" Story?

    Lindsay Lohan is a thief, a liar, and an overall horrible human being. Fact. But with her notoriety as a world-renowned dirtbag comes the reality that she's a prime target for extortionists who will exploit her troubled past for personal gain.Enter 34-year-old Jose Rodriguez, who claims LiLo smacked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Cuomo's DNA Databank: Adultery, Being Loud In Church, and Fortune Telling Now Crimes That Give the State the Right To Your DNA

    ​If you're a fortune teller, cheat on your spouse, or are loud in church, in New York State, the government will soon legally have the right to retrieve your DNA and put it in a DNA Databank -- that's thanks to an agreement Governor Andrew Cuomo reached with legislative leaders earlier this week o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Mike D'Antoni: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

    Did he jump or was he pushed?  Irrelevant now since the way things are going it's unthinkable that Mike D'Antoni would have wanted to stick around the Knicks much longer, even with their trouncing of the Portland Trail Blazers 121-79 last night.   Was he mellow with Carmelo? My guess is that D'An ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2012

    Why Won't the NYPD Charge Motorists Who Maim or Kill?

    The NYPD hands out plenty of traffic tickets

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Foreskins Are Saving Lives!

    ​Next time you're face to face with an uncut, cheesy noodle, don't scoff! That thing could be medically useful! Or at the very least cosmetically so. According to research, human foreskin fibroblasts can be used to help restore cells for everyone from diabetics to burn victims. And I'm not ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 18, 2010


    Cheer on the stars at the U.S. Open

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Police Release Video of Suspect in Bronx Homicide

    Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Troynisha Harris, 18, which took place on Saturday, July 24th, at 3:40 a.m. in front of 730 East 166th Street. Harris was stabbed once to the neck and pronounced DOA at the hospital. Anothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Have You Seen... This Mustachioed Upper West Side Bank Robber

    This guy is suspected of bank robbery at 2350 Broadway (between 85th and 86th) on the Upper West Side. At 2:06 p.m., January 20 (Wednesday), he entered a Citibank branch, passed a note demanding money, got an unknown amount, and fled on foot. No one was injured. He's described as 30 to 40 years old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Jockbeat: Carlos Beltran Has His Own Doctor? What a Shock!

    ​Has the New York press gotten so accustomed to Mets bad news that they put a negative slant on everything? For instance, John Harper's take in today's Daily News on Carlos Beltran's decision to have knee surgery. ("Sudden surgery for Carlos Beltran another shock to New York Mets system") The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Cop Car Hits Caddy, Jumps Curb at Avenue D and 5th; At Least 8 Hurt

    Around 4:15 this afternoon a patrol car speeding north on Avenue D hit a Cadillac that was turning onto the avenue from East 5th Street, jumped the curb, and hit at least eight pedestrians. The cops, three occupants of the Caddy, and some pedestrians have gone to Bellevue, and some victims are said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Do Bike Helmets Make Riding More Dangerous?

    Here's an interesting counter-intuit from No Pun Intended: inspired by Matt Modine's response in a New York magazine interview that he doesn't wear a helmet while riding his bike because "I don't assume that I'm going to get hurt," the author points to a British study that suggests wearing a helmet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Chinatown Fire Kills 1, Injures at Least 20

    Very early this morning the second floor of 22 Saint James Place in Chinatown caught fire, which spread quickly, collapsing the roof before firefighters could tame it. The building had been cited by the city for defective, exposed wiring, but that condition had allegedly been settled at the time of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Council's Mealy in Car Accident

    Brooklyn council member Darlene Mealy -- a first-termer who pulled an abrupt flip-flop in voting to support Mayor Bloomberg's term limits extension bill yesterday -- suffered a broken collar bone in an auto accident this morning, a council source said. Mealy's office declined to comment. "We're not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Blackbook Magazine Loves The Nightlife

    I never plug another publication unless it has a big, splashy photo of me, me, me! So I have to urge you all to run out and buy Blackbook magazine's new Nightlife issue, which features all the luminaries of the club scene, including my own haggy, yet (thanks to a head injury some years back) optimis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Dark Knight Even More Cursed

    There's a Dark Night curse going on, and not just for those who shell out $12 to see it. It seems as if virtually everyone who's in the thing is finding themselves in some unsavory scrape with either the law or oblivion, maybe because they all participated in one sequel too many. I was totally ahead ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 9, 2008


    Lia Halloran shreds the streets of L.A. for her art

  • Voice Choices

    July 2, 2008


    It’s that baseball time of year again

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2007

    Cops Hunt Two Suspects in Police Shooting

    Police are looking for Dexter Bostic, left, and Robert Ellis With one man in custody this afternoon, police are conducting a city-wide manhunt for two suspects in the shooting of two young police officers in Brooklyn yesterday. A $64,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arre ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2007

    What the Jail Guard Saw

    Rikers officers encourage gang violence: surprising testimony and the stats to back it up

  • Film

    June 19, 2007
  • News

    May 14, 2002
  • News

    January 2, 2001
  • News

    October 10, 2000

    When Looks Kill

    When Target Is Asian, Sometimes No Other Motive Is Required

  • News

    August 1, 2000

    'They Were Kicking Me'

    A Black Bloc Mama Says She Took a Beating From Cops on the Streets of Philadelphia

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