Tag: New York

Newark sues New York over homeless relocation program

The City of Newark, New Jersey, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the city of New York to stop their program of relocating homeless residents to the Newark area. **Embargo: New York, NY**This image, from CNN affiliate WCBS, shows conditions in one of the Newark apartments it says was part of the homeless relocation program. […]

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The oldest living American, Alelia Murphy of New York, has died at 114

Alelia Murphy, a 114-year-old former seamstress who’d been recognized as the oldest living American, has died. ** Embargo: New York, NY **Alelia Murphy, a 114-year-old former seamstress who’d been recognized as the oldest living American, has died. Murphy, a New Yorker who was drawn to the city by the Harlem Renaissance, died Saturday, confirmed her granddaughter, […]

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Chefs behind viral Thanksgiving meal on New York subway share why they cooked up the feast

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers served  up a full Thanksgiving dinner on the L train in a video that’s gone viral. “We planned this for three months,” Jodell Lewis, who came up with the idea, told WPIX. “I said, ‘Let’s take it to the train, […]

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No Expiration Date: 82-Year-Old Bodybuilder Hand-Delivers That Smoke to Alleged Home Invader

Award-winning bodybuilder Willie Murphy gave a suspected home invader a lesson he won’t soon forget: You’re never too old to catch—or deliver—a good ass whooping. The 82-year-old Murphy was alone in her Rochester, N.Y., home last Thursday night—it was 11 p.m., and she was getting ready for bed, WHAM-TV reports—when a man began pounding on […]

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Why Wouldn’t Michael Bloomberg Run for President?

Since it was reported last week that he would file paperwork to possibly run for president, Michael Bloomberg has been the most feverishly discussed candidate in the Democratic primary, as he likely intended. But much of that discussion has been negative. The Atlantic’s Peter Beinart argued that Bloomberg had been “seduced by his past political […]

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Michael Bloomberg expected to file for Alabama 2020 presidential primary

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, after saying in March that he wouldn’t run for president, is backtracking and preparing a potential run for a 2020 bid, a spokesman for the billionaire tells CNN. Michael Bloomberg, billionaire and former Mayor of New York City, speaks at CityLab Detroit, a global city summit, on October 29, 2018 […]

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President Trump ditches New York to become a Florida resident, court documents show

President Donald Trump, a native New Yorker, has now declared himself a Florida resident, according to court documents. The President changed his permanent residence to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, in late September, and first lady Melania Trump followed suit in October, in forms filed with the Palm Beach County Circuit Court. In a series of […]

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No One Asked Rex Tillerson About His Fake-Ass Email Account at the Exxon Trial

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. NEW YORK — Rex Tillerson took the stand Wednesday in New York’s high-profile lawsuit against ExxonMobil, and prosecutors didn’t even ask him about his alter ego, “Wayne Tracker.” Tillerson used that name to email his underlings about climate change when he served […]

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First Woman To Lead 119-Year-Old Seminary Is An African American

Source: Brianna Rohlehr / Brianna Rohlehr A Black woman has made history at the New York Theological Seminary, causing major political figures to celebrate her milestone. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond was inaugurated as president of NYTS, making her the first Black woman and first woman in general to hold the title. The initiation service was held […]

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NYPD officer in critical condition after Brooklyn nail salon altercation

A New York Police Department officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after an altercation with a suspect Friday night at a nail salon in Brooklyn, police said. Another officer also was injured after employees of Goldmine Nails asked police to remove a man who had urinated inside the store and the […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond pulls black jack-o’-lanterns after ‘blackface’ complaint

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NYACK, New York – Bed Bath & Beyond has removed black jack-o’-lanterns from its website after some compared them to blackface. It all started when a law firm in Nyack, New York displayed the pumpkins along with the names of the partners on the porch outside their office. […]

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The Untouchables: Donald Trump’s Legal Team Argues He Could Shoot Someone and Not Be Prosecuted

Donald Trump’s latest bid to keep his long-sought tax returns under wraps has resulted in his lawyer making a brash contention: As the occupant of the Oval Office, Trump couldn’t be prosecuted even if he really did shoot someone in the middle of New York’s famed Fifth Avenue. Trump is fighting New York prosecutors’ attempt […]

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New York studio offers ‘Puppy Pilates’ to raise money for veterans who can’t afford to train a service dog

What’s more relaxing than a healthy dose of Pilates … and puppies? A Pilates studio in upstate New York is now offering “Puppy Pilates,” a class where for $25, you can do Pilates while playing with puppies. While exercising with furry friends should be enough for most animal lovers, this unique Pilates class comes with […]

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Dems Say Trump Has a ‘Meltdown’ After House Rebuke of His Syria Policy; Pelosi Says He Needs Prayer

Maybe it was seeing House Republicans give him the thumbs-down on his pullout game in Syria that pushed him over the edge, but Donald Trump reportedly had a “meltdown” while meeting Wednesday with Democratic congressional leadership after the vote. As CNN reports: “He was insulting, particularly to [House Speaker Nancy Pelosi]. She kept her cool […]

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St. Vincent Announces A ‘Masseduction’ Remix Album Curated By Russian Producer Nina Kraviz

St. Vincent’s most recent record Masseduction led to a much-discussed Grammy performance with Dua Lipa, and we placed the album on our list of the best pop records of the last decade. After staying relatively quiet after releasing the record, St. Vincent announced Friday that the entire album will be remixed, with the collection curated […]

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Restaurant-Themed Escape Room Opens in New York City, Still Less Terrifying Than Gordon Ramsay

Real. Frightening. Confusing. Those are words that you could use to describe any of Rudy Guiliani’s recent television appearances, but they’re also the words that test-players used to summarize the hour that they spent in a newly opened escape room in Queens, New York. The Real Kitchen Nightmare welcomed its first guests on Friday the […]

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It’s the Refund to Ignition: Woman Who Paid $100,000 for R. Kelly’s Bond Wants Her Money Back

R. Kelly (R) leaves the Leighton Criminal Courts Building following a hearing on June 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Imagine treating a donation to an alleged pedophile/ephebophile like an incorrect Postmates order. Well, imagine not, as one woman is actually hoping to get a refund for her charity in connection […]

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