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Brooklyn principal tried to smuggle heroin into upstate prison: cops

Public School 28 Principal Sadie Silver, 40, of Bushwick, was arrested Friday with Michael Acosta, 34, after cops caught the educator and her partner carrying heroin and prescription drugs into Coxsackie Correctional Facility.

Who destroyed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is no mystery

Unlike the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines 370 earlier this year, there is no mystery about what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Philly handymen strangle elderly couple after wife catches one stealing cash: police

A retired Philadelphia couple was strangled by two men hired to do household chores after the wife caught one trying to steal money, authorities said Monday.

Yankees commit five errors in 4-2 loss to Texas Rangers

On Monday night, it wasn't easy being Greene. A sloppy, five-error effort and a slew of lifeless bats caused the Yankees to drop a 4-2 contest to the MLB-worst Rangers in front of 45, 278 in the Bronx.

Videos Of Toys Popular Among Ignored Children

OK what, this Buzzfeed article about the anonymous, disembodied hands behind DisneyCollectorBR, a YouTube toy unboxing and play demo channel is utterly bonkers. Apparently the 55 million views translates into between $1 and $13 million per year in ad revenue sharing. Show More Summary

Obama signs order protecting LGBT federal employees

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday ordered job protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraces the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”

Body of billionaire owner of sunken South Korean ferry found

South Korean police said Tuesday that they have found a body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing. Police officer Wu Hyung-ho told a televised news conference that the body was found in an agricultural field in the southern South Korean city of Suncheon on June 12. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Internal NYPD report on Staten Island dad does not mention chokehold

See no evil, hear no evil. Cops heard Eric Garner cry that he couldn’t breathe, a recording captured officers violently taking him to the ground and even Mayor de Blasio said he believes the asthmatic father of six was put in a chokehold. Show More Summary

Obamas to buy swanky Calif. home: report

The Obamas are buying a $4.25 million hilltop hideaway near Palm Springs that boasts its own two-story waterfall and putting green, according to a published report.

Ray J hit with 10 charges stemming from night at Beverly Hills hotel: report

Ray J’s wild night out at a posh Beverly Hills hotel in May has turned into 10 criminal charges against the singer, according to a report.

Vacchiano: All in the family for Chris Snee and father-in-law Tom Coughlin

The question had dogged Tom Coughlin for more than a decade, and he’s sure it had been asked by every reporter that ever covered his team. He would get it in public, too — probably a thousand times, he figured. “What’s it like to coach your son-in-law?” Everyone wanted to know.

New Hampshire teen missing for nine months is found

Abigail Hernandez, 15, was safely reunited with her family in North Conway Sunday evening after vanishing while walking home from school on Oct. 9, authorities announced Monday.

Two-thirds of voters think Albany lawmakers are corrupt: poll

New York voters think their state Legislature is a cesspool. A Siena poll released Monday found that two-thirds of voters agree that Albany lawmakers “do what’s best for them and their political friends and it never surprises me when another one gets indicted.”

Three N.M. teens murdered two transients, claim 50 attacks on homeless: police

Three New Mexico teens so badly beat to death two homeless men that authorities have yet to identify the murdered transients, police say.

Rory McIlroy's Grand Slam plan just needs Augusta win

Rory McIlroy has always said he learned how to win majors by losing what could have been his first at the 2011 Masters. Next April, completing that unfinished business would give him the career Grand Slam.

Israel’s fight for its very existence

Cohen: Israel fought its first war, in 1948, against five Arab nations — Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan — as well as the Palestinians.

Eric Garner: Citizen or skell?

Siegel: Watching the brutal video of the police bringing down Eric Garner, never to get up again, I though about Mo and his cousins at the Ditmas Park bodega I bought my loosies from for years

Black-and-white stripes are the new orange at Michigan jail

A Michigan jail is swapping out its inmates' orange jumpsuits for classic black-and-white stripes following the success of the hit Netflix show, "Orange Is The New Black" — and the inmates aren’t thrilled.

7 Natural Treatments for Bug Bites, Scrapes, Itches and More

Post by Judy Dutton. For kids, summer comes with the added risk of injury, from scrapes to bug bites to poison ivy. But according to holistic health experts, a bunch of natural treatments can be found right in your own home, and even cobbled together into your own kid-friendly summer first-aid kit. Show More Summary

The best dollar you can spend in New York real estate

Mayor de Blasio's housing-hungry administration is auctioning off a parking lot the city owns in a thriving Flushing transit hub for the grand price of $1 - a steal available only to developers promising to build affordably.

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