Last week, a trial in Brooklyn started off with a strange twist. At the federal criminal trial of James Rosemond -- a/k/a Jimmy Henchman -- one of the first things Rosemond's attorney did was kick an unemployed journalist named Chuck Philips out of the courtroom by naming him a witness in the case. ... More >>
Remember that time earlier this afternoon Gawker took some guy's sleazy story about the time three years ago on Halloween he hooked up with Christine O'Donnell, the would-be Senator from Delaware, and published it anonymously after paying the guy off?
Robert Mladinich/thesweetscience.comMurray Wilson and Yuri ForemanWithin two hours of his fatal collapse last night, the phone tree connecting the many worlds of Murray Wilson, classic New Yorker, was ringing. The calls went out from boxers, promoters, and cutmen: The manager of the fine youn ... More >>
The five Democrats who want to be the state's next attorney general debated for the first time last night at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Reports are that it was a sedate affair with no good mud-slinging worth relating. To NY1's great dismay, no one raised the biggest campaign issue so f ... More >>
Proving that it is always too early to predict who should win the Bronx Schemer of the Week Award, the Times today produces a strong bid for City Councilman Larry Seabrook.The veteran pol, reports Ray Rivera and Russ Buettner, somehow managed to parlay a nondescript, one-story office building on Whi ... More >>