Woman Sues 12-Year-Old Nephew For $127K Because His Aggressive Hug Led to a Broken Wrist 

The incident happened in 2011, but Jennifer Connell remembers the horror like it was yesterday: She was on her way into her 8-year-old nephew’s birthday party when the child saw her, dropped the new bike he’d just gotten, and jumped into her arms, screaming the most frightening words Connell has ever heard—“Auntie… »10/13/15 11:15am10/13/15 11:15am


This Is How Manhattan's Happy Ending Lounge Handles Rape Accusations

Pepper Ellett, 25, alleges she was raped at Manhattan’s Happy Ending Lounge late last month. Yet she feels that the police aren’t taking her case seriously, nor is the bar, which immediately fired the employee in question—but didn’t turn him into the police. A rep for that same bar, which has been in the news for… »8/12/15 1:00pm8/12/15 1:00pm

Ashanti's Stalker Cross-Examined Her During His Own Trial 

A man who's already been convicted once for stalking Ashanti's mother is on trial yet again, this time for harassing the singer and her sister in a variety of terrifying and creepy ways. This time he's representing himself, meaning that on Tuesday he got to cross-examine the object of his obsession and her family… »12/17/14 2:30pm12/17/14 2:30pm

Psychic’s Trial Offers Testimony of Being Lonely in New York

Unless you’re an Immortal from the Highlander franchise, being alone can be pretty tough at times, and nowhere is one’s loneliness more acute than in a city teeming with busy, socializing people, a city like the mythical island of Manhattan. People cope with the isolation and loneliness of living in Manhattan in all… »10/05/13 12:30pm10/05/13 12:30pm

Heather Graham’s Sensual Saturday Bubble Bath Interrupted by a Raging Candle Fire

New York firefighters, i.e. Drunk Tommy Gavin, Mustachioed Lou, and Cologned Franco driving a stolen pickup truck and armed to the teeth with Super Soakers, needed 45-whole minutes Saturday night to put out a fire in Heather Graham's Union Square apartment. It was a very harrowing experience for everyone, not least of… »1/13/13 5:30pm1/13/13 5:30pm

Nanny Accused of Stabbing Two Kids Awake and Talking…But Not About Murder

Yoselyn Ortega, the woman accused of murdering two children she was caring for, woke up in the hospital yesterday and is "talking a little," reports the New York Post. Ortega — who broke a vertebrae in her attempt to commit suicide, has undergone surgery, and is still intubated — lives in Harlem with her 17-year-old… »10/29/12 4:00pm10/29/12 4:00pm

Police Have Yet to File Charges in the Manhattan Nanny Murders

Although it seems pretty clear to law enforcement officials that Yoselyn Ortega, a nanny for three children in Manhattan, stabbed two of those children to death, she has yet to be charged with anything. That's because, according to the AP, Ortega, who survived stabbing herself in the throat and slashing her own… »10/28/12 1:00pm10/28/12 1:00pm

Storage Ad Reminds Us That Paul Ryan’s Face Is a Storage Unit for Bad Memories

Here we have an ad for Manhattan Mini Storage, which seems to really capture the spirit of the age while offering precious little information about how wonderful storing things with Manhattan Mini Storage can be. Maybe it means that we shouldn't store all those Paul Ryan mistakes in our hearts, that, you know, Paul… »9/30/12 12:30pm9/30/12 12:30pm

Maid's Lawsuit Against Internationally Renowned Perv Dominique Strauss-Kahn Will Proceed

Even though rape charges against former International Monetary Fund chief and real life Pepe Le Pew Dominique Strauss-Kahn were dropped after prosecutors decided that a woman who has lied once has lied about everything ever, yesterday a judge in the Bronx ruled that Nafissatou Diallo's lawsuit against her accused… »5/01/12 11:10am5/01/12 11:10am