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CC Sabathia Reportedly Went On "Weekend-Long Bender" Before Entering Rehab

CC Sabathia's decision to enter an alcohol rehabilitation center—and missing the Yankees' post-season—is getting praise and support from teammates. Alex Rodriguez, no stranger to personal drama, Tweeted last night, "We all support you, Big Man" with the hashtag "#WePlayForCC" [ more › ]

Staten Island Driver Fatally Strikes Pregnant Mother Of Two

A pregnant mother of two was struck and killed by a driver in Staten Island last night as she left work for the evening. [ more › ]

Six Men Arrested While Trying To Transfer 3,000 Pounds Of Weed Into A Van

Six men were caught with more than 3,000 pounds of weed after drug enforcement officers reportedly spotted them transferring it between vehicles in the parking lot of a Queens supermarket yesterday. [ more › ]

One Dead, Two Wounded In Broad Daylight East Williamsburg Shooting

Three people were shot, one fatally, shortly before 8 a.m. this morning in East Williamsburg. [ more › ]

Hospital Employee Found Dead After Four Days In Locked Bathroom

A Bronx hospital employee was found dead inside of a locked bathroom at Montefiore Medical Center on Monday, four days after checking into the hospital's ER, mid-shift, to treat an injured finger. [ more › ]

Victims Of September G Train Derailment Are Suing For $2 Million Each

Two women who were riding the G train that derailed just outside of the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station last month have filed a lawsuit against the City, blaming their injuries on an ongoing stalemate between the MTA and Mayor de Blasio over the transit authority's yawning $14 billion deficit. [ more › ]

Showtime Dancer Punches Subway Rider For Filming Him

Police are looking for a subway performer who allegedly flew into a rage and attacked a straphanger. [ more › ]

Cops Suspect Dermatologist Overdosed On Cocaine Before Dying In Chelsea Building Vestibule

Investigators now believe a drug overdose may have caused the death of a Long Island dermatologist who was found unconscious in a Manhattan apartment vestibule on Sunday morning. A source tells the Daily News that Kiersten Cerveny's death seems "consistent with cocaine use." [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Turns Out Weed Is A Real Boner Killer

Vet sues Tavern on the Green, bench dedicated to Josh Ozersky, pizza rat game, beard competition photos, possible bias attack in Harlem and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Man Allegedly Crashed Into Queens Bus With 64 Bags Of Crack In His Car

It turns out that the MTA bus that crashed into a home in Jamaica, Queens on Saturday night was struck by a driver who was fleeing the police. [ more › ]

Boston-Bound Plane Forced To Land In Syracuse After Pilot Dies Mid-Flight

An American Airlines plane headed from Phoenix to Boston made an emergency landing in Syracuse this morning after the pilot died mid-flight. [ more › ]

Photos: Rennies, Selfies & Turkey Legs At Manhattan's Medieval Festival

    Rennies, sprites, stroller people, knights, wenches, weapons fetishists, history buffs, elves, hyped-up children, warriors, and, most of all, those who enjoy turkey legs all converged upon Fort Tryon Park yesterday afternoon for the 31st annual Medieval Festival. [ more › ]

Report: More New Yorkers Are Living In Severely Overcrowded Apartments

A report released today by Comptroller Scott Stringer [PDF] shows that the number of crowded apartments in New York City?apartments where the ratio of people to rooms is more than 1:1?ballooned more than 15% between 2005 and 2013. [ more › ]

The Very Quotable Billy Joel Said Some Fun Things Last Night

Last night Billy Joel sat down with the New Yorker's Nick Paumgarten, who wrote that profile on the musician last year, you know, the one that you didn't want to end? Read it here. Now, read the below musings, which Joel delivered last night during the talk (and enjoy some bonus footage of him performing a bit for the crowd). [ more › ]

Take The Nostalgia Train To Wild Card Game At Yankee Stadium

Nostalgic Yankees fans can travel to the post-season games via this blast from the past: The MTA is rolling out its Lo-V (low-voltage) train cars for a trip to Yankee Stadium tomorrow night. [ more › ]

The Inevitable $90 Sexy Pizza Rat Costume Has Arrived

Someone didn't just make a Pizza Rat costume, someone made a Sexy Pizza Rat costume, which features "a soft, body-hugging grey mini dress." The costume was created right here in the United States of Idiocracy, and will cost $89.95 + shipping. Show More Summary

Bathe In Bubbly At New Underground Champagne Bar Riddling Widow

  A new bar focusing on the delightful effervescence of sparkling wines opens this evening in a small subterranean space on MacDougal Street. Ravi DeRossi, the restaurateur who's been opening places left and right, takes on bubbly at Riddling Widow, which is offering an ever-changing list of wines plus some nibbles to accompany them. [ more › ]

Williamsburg Kickball Bro To Napping Hipster: "You're The Most Selfish Person In The World"

Kickball is a fundamentally frivolous sport, but it's always fascinating to watch the interplay between its wax-haired champions and anyone who dares to interfere with Game Time. [ more › ]

NYC Congestion Pricing Proposal Wins Support From City Council Transportation Chairman

City Council Transportation Committee Chairman Ydanis Rodriguez announced his support for the MoveNY congestion pricing plan this morning, becoming the most prominent politician yet to explicitly endorse it. [ more › ]

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