It's inevitable with all the traffic in this city that once in a while, a baby's going to be born in a cab. And so it happened last night at 7:30 p.m., as Even Sweeney tried to make it from Prospect Heights to Roosevelt Hospital, giving birth in the back of a livery cab on West 51st and Seven ... More >>
Cops have released this video of Damian Furtch being attacked Sunday at a West Village McDonald's. The beating, likely a gay-bashing, quickly made its way overseas, complete with big, ugly photos. His crime, apparently, was to wear a fluorescent hat and pink shoelaces around sexually insecure punk ... More >>
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August 12, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 32
Who clubbed the clown?
By Ron Rosenbaum
Wavy Gravy, recovering from amoebic dysentery, tropical fever, opium addiction, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and a severe spinal condition, was out of Roosevelt Hosp ... More >>
As CEO of MediSys Health Network, David Rosen runs four city hospitals, which gives him some room to talk about swine flu. And he says the city isn't doing shit to prepare for the anticipated second wave of H1N1 this fall. "We're a week away from schools reopening and there's been no discussion... ... More >>
photo allegedly sent by rescued passenger via twitter
If what we're hearing in preliminary reports is true, the pilot of a US Airways flight that left La Guardia bound for Charlotte this afternoon found himself in a terrifying situation: the plane ran smack into a flock of geese, which apparently ... More >>