(Monday, August 13, 2018 11:48:56 PM)
The Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie said the Knicks weren’t even the best team in the state. And Knicks center Enes Kanter wasn’t happy with that.
(Monday, August 13, 2018 8:26:01 PM)
Metta World Peace thinks the Knicks and Pacers will play for a spot in the NBA Finals.
(Monday, August 13, 2018 11:10:47 AM)
Former Knicks F Carmelo Anthony has traveled to Houston, and is expected to officially sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets on Monday.
(Tuesday, August 14, 2018 4:34:00 AM)
After a rocky season in Oklahoma City, the former Knick joins his close friend, Chris Paul, and the league’s reigning M.V.P., James Harden, for a run at Golden State.
(Tuesday, August 14, 2018 3:00:00 AM)
The state Board of Parole is woefully understaffed, and two members who have deep political and police ties routinely reject prisoners without ever giving them a chance, a scathing new report by criminal justice activists charges.
Commissioner Walter William Smith Jr., a politically connected member…
(Tuesday, August 14, 2018 2:00:00 AM)
Few humans are as anxious, malleable and ready to cut a deal as candidates for New York office in the closing weeks of a tight campaign. The typical pol, especially an incumbent, has a lot riding on the outcome of the election. Their paycheck, health benefits, pension and personal prestige are…
(Tuesday, August 14, 2018 1:10:00 AM)
The violent death of a young visitor has a way of shaming the frazzled civic mind into repairing dangerously jagged edges of our city. So it was with the 1990 murder of Brian Watkins of Utah, followed by stepped-up enforcement against subway marauders.
May the wrenching loss of Australian tourist…
(Tuesday, August 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM)
A great forgotten Yankee, Vic Raschi
Somerset, N.J.: “Top 10 Big Apple All-Star performances” (July 17) was an excellent write-up on New York baseball players big moments in the All-Star games.
Everyone on that list is known to most fans except for Vic Raschi (second from left). Vic was the ace…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 11:35:00 PM)
DETROIT — Queen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin’s hometown of Detroit.
The Detroit Free Press reports the moment came early in the show Monday night at Ford Field with Beyoncé saying, “We love you” and thanking…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 11:10:00 PM)
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Time is ticking down to a court-ordered deadline Tuesday afternoon to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses.
A state Supreme Court order issued last month set a…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 9:45:00 PM)
TAOS, N.M. — Four people arrested on charges of abusing 11 children at a remote New Mexico compound could be freed as soon as Tuesday under bail terms set by a state judge.
Charges filed in another state are all that is keeping a fifth suspect from being freed under the order by Judge Sarah Backus.
(Monday, August 13, 2018 9:45:00 PM)
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday in a bewildering about-face driven largely by the state’s Republican governor.
Carey Dean Moore, 60, is scheduled to be executed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln with a never-before-tried combination…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 9:25:00 PM)
A hit-and-run driver sent a young boy riding his bike in Queens sailing through the air Monday night, police said.
The 11-year-old victim was pedaling along Healy Ave. near Dickens St. in Bayswater at about 7:40 p.m. when he was struck by a black sedan.
Surveillance video posted on Twitter by @NYCityAlerts…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 9:10:00 PM)
It was a win, a moral victory and a debate about what really defines a great pitcher all in one. In what was likely the last big game of the season for the Mets, Jacob deGrom bested Luis Severino and the Yankees to pick up an 8-5 victory at Yankee Stadium.
In front of a nationally-televised audience,…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 9:00:00 PM)
General Horoscope for August 14, 2018
Our attention turns from our personal desires to the needs of others as the Moon enters diplomatic Libra at 12:56 am EDT. Although it can be challenging to make the shift, we actually derive pleasure from helping others. But a Moon-Saturn…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 8:55:00 PM)
Remember how the Yankees brought in all that pitching insurance before the non-waiver trade deadline? It may not have been enough. Monday, they had to put veteran lefty CC Sabathia on the disabled list with right-knee inflammation.
The big lefty pitched six scoreless on Sunday in the Yankees’ 7-2…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 8:40:00 PM)
After Luis Severino ba ttled Jacob DeGrom, we know who is the best pitcher in New York. But we still don’t know who would be the best option for the Yankees in a Wild Card game.
Severino was bombed again Monday night, this time by the Mets, allowing four runs in just four innings of an 8-5 defeat….
(Monday, August 13, 2018 8:25:00 PM)
BURLINGTON, Vt. — One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn’t old enough to vote, let alone drive.
Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state’s more age-appropriate…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 7:55:00 PM)
A city Parks Department employee choked and robbed a woman in Queens, and investigators are looking into whether he’s responsible for four more recent robberies, police said.
Donald Grier, 26, was busted Monday on charges he put a 28-year-old woman in a chokehold and stole her pocketbook on 29th…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 7:50:00 PM)
Mayor de Blasio says the livery driver who blocked the Central Park West bike lane and forced an Australian tourist to veer into the path of a garbage truck was reckless and should be summonsed.
“There’s got to be consequences, for this case for sure in my opinion,” de Blasio said Monday during…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 7:30:00 PM)
Aretha Franklin is said to be suffering major health woes, according to reports.
A source close to the “Queen of Soul” told The Associated Press on Monday that the 76-year-old star is “seriously ill,” but declined to provide further details.
She was in hospice care at her home Thursday, CNN reported.
(Monday, August 13, 2018 7:07:00 PM)
Embezzlement was on the menu in Connecticut as two lunch ladies stand accused of swiping nearly half a million dollars from two schools.
Joanne Pascarelli, 61, and sister Marie Wilson, 67, allegedly stole a whopping $478,588 between 2012 and 2017, said cops.
After bookkeeping discrepancies were…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 7:00:00 PM)
A young boy sustained serious facial injuries after another child allegedly burned his face in a horrific incident.
Seven-year-old Julien was rushed to a Missouri hospital last Thursday after another boy, 8, covered his face in nail polish before setting him on fire, his mother Ashley Lyons told…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 6:45:00 PM)
A Missouri nun who was busted for heeding a much higher calling — trying to smuggle cocaine in a pair of high heels in 2017 — claimed she was duped by her roguish Romeo.
Denise Woodrum, 51, a sister of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ order, was arrested at Sydney Airport in possession of 756…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 6:05:00 PM)
Add this to the list of President Trump’s miscues.
Trump pronounced the South Asian country Nepal as “nipple” while he was preparing for a meeting with the prime minister of India last year, Politico reported, citing a pair of sources.
He also called Bhutan “button,” doing so with a laugh, according…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 5:50:00 PM)
Speed cameras have caught 132,000 drivers racing through school zones since July 25th – and thanks to the state Legislature, not one of them has been ticketed.
Mayor de Blasio released the sobering statistic Monday in what his office called its first “status report” since the city was forced to…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 5:50:00 PM)
The ex-girlfriend of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the NFL star after she was beaten bloody in a July 10 home invasion robbery at his Georgia mansion.
Delicia Cordon filed her lawsuit in Fulton County on Friday, naming McCoy and his former University…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM)
A group of African-American girls’ joyous day at the beach became a tsunami of tears on Aug. 10 when a clerk demanded they leave her store immediately.
The worker at Jenkinson’s Aquarium Gift Shop in Point Pleasant, N.J., who identified herself only as “Linda,” booted the 12- and 13-year-olds from…
(Monday, August 13, 2018 5:05:00 PM)
President Trump has a coke habit, according to a new poison-pen book about the White House.
Not the white powder craved by disco queens and Wall Street strivers, the diet kind.
In “Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House,” former reality-TV star-turned-White House staffer Omarosa…