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Teddy Bear Kidnappers Demand $10,000 in Gluten-Free Cupcakes
If Susannah Bortner wants her son’s stuffed animal returned, she’s going to have to make sure the kidnappers who took it are stuffed themselves.
The Brooklyn, New York woman’s two-year-old son lost his teddy bear wrapped in a blanket last month only to have the alleged kidnapper promise to return it …
Man Accused of Holding Up Convenience Store for 99 Cents
A New York man now faces a whopping $50,000 bail after police said he tried to rob a convenience store of 99 cents.
Christopher Tisley, a 34-year-old Brooklyn resident, sauntered into the store at about 3 a.m. on Saturday with a gun and ordered the clerk to hand over the change, according to police.
Alec Baldwin Is Mulling a Run For Mayor of New York
Before questionable Internet habits exposed the world to all of Anthony Weiner, the Congressman was considered the frontrunner in the upcoming 2013 New York City Mayoral race.
With Weiner's political future now very much in doubt, Alec Baldwin is letting it be known that he wouldn't mind r…
Fire Station From ‘Ghostbusters’ Shutting Down
The New York City firehouse featured in the movie 'Ghostbusters' may soon be shut down due to budget cuts, according to the NY Post.
Ladder No. 8 in TriBeCa is among 20 New York fire stations Mayor Mike Bloomberg has put on the chopping block.
Man Vandalizes Garage With Spray-Painted Marriage Proposal [VIDEO]
We've seen our fair share of wacky marriage proposals, but this one might take the cake.
UPI reports that New York-based couple Roger and Carolyn Mooyoung got the surprise of their life when they received a letter informing them that their Florida vacation home had been vandalized.
According to the le…
Americans React to News That Osama bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]
The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.
Americans quickly gathered to celebrate outside the White House, and before you knew it, New Yorkers were gathering in …
Goose and Deer Become Friends at Graveyard [VIDEO]
Interspecies relationships induce so many genuine "Awww!" moments, it's no wonder people have taken notice to the springtime friendship that's blossomed between a goose and deer at a Buffalo, NY cemetery.
Over the past week, the unusual pair has spent loads of quality time together. The mat…
“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Life (Well, For Now)
A Brooklyn woman called to serve jury duty in the death penalty trial of New York city mob boss Vincent Basciano may not have been being entirely honest when she wrote in her jury questionnaire that the people she least admired were "African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians," and that p…