Tone Tank anointed himself the King of Surf Guitar Rap back in 2009. It's a title the rapper, who resides in Brooklyn, admits he didn't have much in the way of competition for, but it's one that brought him to the attention of Geoff Barrow, the producer for Brit trip-hop troupe Portishead. Barrow wa ... More >>
Last month, we reported that several bags full of dead animals were found on the side of a Westchester highway. Today, authorities say they've arrested the man responsible for the roadside pet cemetery -- and it turns out he's a veterinarian.Westchester County police have arrested Bronx vet Dr. Andr ... More >>
The MTA has released a pretty darn cute video starring the peregrine falcon chicks on the Throgs Neck Bridge. Be prepared to hear incessant chirping. More after the jump!
Adovasio: Scared, brutalized, murdered.The search for Tina Adovasio, the 40-year-old mother of four in Throgs Neck, turned out to be brutal and short, and her life sadder and more secret-filled than previously thought. Her body was found Wednesday night in Yorktown, beaten and asphyxiated, and he ... More >>
Where is Tina Adovasio?Cops are looking for a 40-year-old Bronx woman who's been missing since March 11. Tina Adovasio, a mother of four, was last seen at about 9 p.m. last Friday night, leaving her home at 1166 Edison Avenue, in Throgs Neck, shortly after she and her husband had a fight. Cops sa ... More >>
Potholes: A sinking feelingMayor Mike Bloomberg has decreed that New York City will continue to force pothole repairers to work fewer hours despite the immense number of potholes after the recent spate of snowstorms, the Daily News says. Look, there will be potholes. And there will always be com ... More >>
State Senator Jeffrey Klein is building a criminal case against Michelle Mears, who has a history of duping brides. Well, we know who has the bridal vote in the bag! Klein says she takes clients' deposits, then closes up shop, only to change the name and re-open elsewhere, having done so seve ... More >>
The clouds are rolling in. We hear that there's a severe thunderstorm watch on until 8 p.m. tonight in New York and its surrounding environs. We also hear that there was "golf-ball-sized hail" sighted on the Throgs Neck today, and that someone may have seen a tornado on Long Island -- can any ... More >>
Another kid has been killed in a local accident. The perpetrator was not, as has become the custom, an allegedly drunk cop or an allegedly drunk mom. It was a 15-year old driver. The unnamed teen motorist crashed an SUV through a fence on the Bruckner Expressway in The Bronx and flipped it ... More >>
As anyone who's been to a game at Fake Yankee Stadium lately can attest, the old home of the Bronx Bombers across the street remains relatively intact, nearly a year after its final game. The last of the seats were sliced out in early June (taking care to preserve them for sale to any collect ... More >>
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