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TSA agent busted for not paying for taxi ride: officials

Arthur Pichardo, a TSA agent, took a taxi to LaGuardia Airport at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, but did not pay the fare, Port Authority officials said.

U.S., European Union plan to impose new sanctions on Russia

The West is set to crack down on Russia. The U.S. and European Union plan to impose new sanctions after accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of ramping up support of separatists in Ukraine.

Child Poops on Airplane Seat With Parents' Permission

Post by Maressa Brown. It's not uncommon to hear that a whole airplane full of people were annoyed by one child, but what happened recently on a Delta flight was icky enough to make international headlines. Aboard a flight from Beijing...Show More Summary

Fla woman pleads for dog's return after stolen at gunpoint

The heartbroken family of the 9-year-old Yorkshire Terrier named India is desperately offering a public plea in their Hollywood community to have her safely returned after she was stolen early Tuesday morning.

Skydiver dead, one critically injured after Long Island jump mishap: police

A Long Island sky diver died and a second was critically injured Wednesday afternoon during a mishap above Calverton, police said.

New DOT plaza opens in Sunnyside

Queens’ newest public plaza is open beneath the 7 train in Sunnyside, on Queens Blvd. at 46th St.

De Blasio backs Cuomo through allegations of interfering with Moreland commission

The mayor said Wednesday he’s been too busy to focus on allegations that Gov. Cuomo interfered with his anti-corruption commission - but branded the governor a 'person of high integrity.'

Tummy Trouble in Babies: Causes and Remedies

Post by Maressa Brown. Every mom knows there are a bevy of reasons her little one might be crying -- from hunger to teething or tiredness. But just like grown-ups, babies may get fussy thanks to an annoying, uncomfortable ailment: the all-too-prevalent stomachache. Show More Summary

Victor Conte denies report implying that he provided Alex Rodriguez with PEDs

Responding to an online article published Wednesday implying that “something more nefarious” occurred when A-Rod appeared at the offices of Victor Conte’s supplement company in May of 2012 saying he was looking for nutritional advice, Conte and his lawyer flatly denied providing any kind of illegal or banned substances to Rodriguez.

Diver films moment he discovers treasure off Fla. coast

Eric Schmitt, a 27-year-old professional salvager, was scrounging around the site of a 1715 wreckage of a Spanish treasure fleet off the coast of Ft. Pierce last month when his metal detector sent him into a frenzy.

Yankees' Derek Jeter gets surprise visit from former President George W. Bush

It wasn’t the gifts Derek Jeter received from the Rangers on Wednesday that made Texas’ pregame ceremony memorable, but rather a special guest. President George W. Bush made a surprise appearance Wednesday night as the Rangers honored Jeter prior to Wednesday’s series finale.

Baseball fields in Woodlawn slated for renovation

Woodlawn residents have long complained about Van Cortlandt Park’s Indian Field, lamenting that it’s frequently flooded and poorly maintained.

Kelly Ripa Is Such a Hoarder She Still Has Her 11-Year-Old's Crib

Post by Jenny Erikson. Kelly Ripa recently confessed one of her biggest challenges in motherhood -- hoarding her kids' stuff. The 43-year-old mom to three, Michael, 17, Lola, 13, and Joaquin, 11, told Vanity Fair that she's living a "bit of a nightmare" moving out of the family's NYC apartment. Show More Summary

How to Explain Scary News to Kids

Post by Judy Dutton. Every morning I turn on CNN as I get my 4-year-old daughter dressed and out the door. Which makes me wonder: Is that harrowing coverage of the Ukraine or Malaysia Airlines sinking into her brain and causing any concern?...Show More Summary

Yankees/Manchester City connection creates Big Apple buzz for NYCFC

Behind the right-center field bleachers Wednesday in Yankee Stadium, where the Bleacher Creatures normally patrol and perform their roll call at the start of Yankees games, a sky-blue banner with white lettering said "Welcome to the home of New York City FC."

Dad of shooting victim would endorse anyone for better gun control

Two months after his son was killed by a deranged shooter near the University of California, Santa Barbara, Richard Martinez is ready to endorse a Republican or even a Tea Party candidate to strengthen gun control laws.

Six Philly cops charged with running own gang-style empire

Six Philadelphia cops used wise guy tactics including dangling a suspect out of a high-rise window and beating another with a steel pipe to rip off drug dealers for piles of cocaine and crash, according to federal authorities.

City accidentally moves inmate to Nassau County

Bumbling city jail officials accidentally transferred an inmate from Rikers Island to Nassau County Tuesday and then refused to come pick him up until the next morning, The Daily News has learned.

'Sharknado' spoof by ASPCA has bite

The ASPCA just jumped the shark. The animal rights agency is storming the web with a dog adoption campaign in its new “Barknado” ad.

Brooklyn Democratic boss backs a lawmaker facing criminal charges

Brooklyn's Democratic Party boss is backing a lawmaker who’s facing criminal charges for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from the sale of foreclosed homes.

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