Times Square bees living sweet life in new home

Times Square bees living sweet life in new home

New York’s hot dog-loving bees are living the sweet life. The swarm of thousands of bees that settled atop the umbrella of a hot dog stand in Times Square last week are “adjusting well to their new home,” the NYPD said. Their apiary,…

Cuomo mistakenly says major community figure is dead

Cuomo mistakenly says major community figure is dead

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was met with loud gasps Monday at the breakfast preceding the West Indian Day parade when he mourned the passing of Una Clarke, a major figure in the Caribbean-American community. Clarke, 83, is very much alive. “Una Clarke, God…

Feds claim chiropractor brothers bilked patients out of $80M

Feds claim chiropractor brothers bilked patients out of $80M

Two chiropractors from Middletown spent years bilking taxpayers out of $80 million by ­recommending patients wear cumbersome back braces even when they didn’t need them — among other “fraudulent billing practices,” according to the feds. Prosecutors in White Plains, the FBI and…

Nixon claims victory over Cuomo in debate

Nixon claims victory over Cuomo in debate

Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon stormed across the television dial Thursday morning, declaring victory in the wake of her performance in the heated Hofstra University debate show-down Wednesday night with two-term incumbent Gov. Cuomo. The actress and activist did interviews on NY1, CNN…

Get ready for another scorcher in the city

Get ready for another scorcher in the city

This pooch has a serious bone to pick with the weather. While the dog days of summer may be coming to an end, the heat surely isn’t — as temperatures hovered in the mid- to upper 90s on Tuesday across the city….

I was sexually assaulted by FDNY firefighters on my first day

I was sexually assaulted by FDNY firefighters on my first day

A black FDNY rookie says he was “terrified” that a fellow firefighter would rape him after a homoerotic hazing by naked Bravest, explosive court papers reveal. Firefighter Gordon Springs, 28, said in a deposition filed in court how he was “sexually assaulted”…

NYC road sign says ‘F–k Trump’

NYC road sign says ‘F–k Trump’

Is it a sign of the times? Someone rejiggered a giant DOT light-up billboard in Brooklyn to say “F–k Trump.” The sign, which has been sitting on the corner of Eagle Street and McGuinness Boulevard at the foot of the Pulaski Bridge…

Lawyer admits to cyberstalking woman he met online

Lawyer admits to cyberstalking woman he met online

A Big Apple lawyer admitted in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday to cyberstalking a woman he met through an online dating site. David Waldman dated the woman for just four months in 2014 but proceeded to send her hundreds of creepy texts,…

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

In the face of fierce criticism, Gov. Cuomo reversed himself Friday and said he regretted saying America was “never that great.” “The expression I used the other day was inartful, so I want to be very clear: Of course America is great…

El Chapo won’t be tunneling to court during trial

El Chapo won’t be tunneling to court during trial

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will stand trial in Brooklyn, a judge ruled Tuesday. Defense attorneys for the drug kingpin had tried to convince Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan that he should move Guzman’s case to Manhattan federal court, so the drug boss…

New York City’s unemployment rate hits a record low

New York City’s unemployment rate hits a record low

Let the good times roll. New York City’s economy is humming along — recording a historic low unemployment rate of 4.2 percent in the spring of 2018, according to a report released Monday by City Comptroller Scott Stringer. The analysis shows that…

NYC’s foster kids need the same support as migrant children

NYC’s foster kids need the same support as migrant children

Ever since news broke of the children separated from their parents at the US border, Big Apple residents have rallied around the kids. Social-service agencies housing the separated children have been flooded with donations and offers from concerned citizens all over the…

Cops bust man accused of Manhattan arson spree

Cops bust man accused of Manhattan arson spree

Cops on Wednesday busted a Brooklyn man accused of setting a string of small fires across Manhattan, law enforcement sources said. Jamaal Deese, a 24-year-old Windsor Terrace resident, was caught as he was trying to light another fire – at a McDonald’s…

Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

They’re spending über cash to fight city regulation. Uber and other ride-hail companies spent more than $1 million to lobby the de Blasio administration and the City Council between January and June, according to City Clerk records. The six months of spending…