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NFL Week 9 Bettor's Guide: Could you win with Jets this week?

From the best NFL games to bet this weekend, to the ones you should steer clear of, check out Hank Gola's guide to get you through the weekend a winner. Then check out how the rest of our crew of pigskin experts see this weekend's action as they pick against the spread.

Hamill: Halloween is needed distraction from real horrors

I need to see someone dressed as a zombie to divert me from the living-dead hysteria of Ebola. So far, one person has died from Ebola in the U.S. But as my friend Liz Nacinovitch points out, the disease is a perfect misdirection from the true epidemic of gun violence in America, epitomized in Marysville, Wash., last week by yet another school shooting.

Top 15 Halloween costumes of 2014

It's set to be a cold, cold Halloween this year as characters from Disney's 2013 animated film "Frozen" top the chart of the most popular costumes.

Heat Seek NYC app arms tenants against frigid landlords

HEAT-scrooge landlords could face cold-hard data if Brooklyn tenants take them to court this winter.

The stories of Asian comfort women will be perserved at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center

The largely unknown but tragic history of Asian comfort women will soon be part of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives, officials announced Thursday.

South Bronx catholic school fetes century of service

Honors are in store for a South Bronx school still standing 100 years later. St. John Chrysostom School — a Catholic institution as old as the Bronx itself — will mark a century of service Saturday.

Real Engagements: Carla & Christopher

This adorable engagement session is chock-full of sweet sentimental details. Christopher and Carla are high school sweethearts who will be tying the knot on October 16, 2015, after being engaged for three years (long distance!). Christopher,...Show More Summary

Are those Rogers' Rangers skeletons on New York island?

Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?

Washington parens sue teacher for having sex with their son

An $11 million lawsuit has been filed against a Washington teacher by the parents of a 17-year-old boy who allegedly had sex with the instructor.

Super PAC money pumps $14M so far in state Senate battle

The bitter battle for control of the state Senate has sparked a huge Super PAC money dump.

Brooklyn man can sue McDonald’s shop over hot tea: court

In a case similar to one that inspired a famous "Seinfeld" episode, a Brooklyn appeals court allowed a Brooklyn man to sue a McDonald’s branch for selling him a too-hot beverage that spilled and scalded him.

GOP senators urge Obama to hold off on immigration

The three Republican senators responsible for comprehensive immigration legislation, which remains stalled in Congress, on Thursday urged President Obama to hold off on any steps to shield millions of people from deportation.

11 Beaded Dresses to Love

A bride's wedding day is her chance to look exceedingly glamorous, and there's no better way to stand out from the crowd than with a gown dripping in beads. A beaded gown makes a bride sparkle for her walk down the aisle and always looks luxurious. With so many lovely choices out there, we pulled together 11 of our…

Jets fans create website with effort to fire John Idzik

John Idzik has been the Jets GM for less than two years and the fans are already fed up. Coming off the heels of a press conference where Idzik basically praised the 1-7 team, disgruntled fans have built a website called

‘True Detective’ season 2 adds four actors: report

The mystery of who will appear in season 2 of “True Detective” looks to be about solved. Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin and Michael Irby are close to signing on to HBO’s anthology series, according to Deadline.

Queens man sentenced to 16.5 years for wife's beating death

A Queens man was sentenced to 161/2 years in prison for beating his wife to death with a baseball bat, District Attorney Richard Brown said Thursday.

Massive drill bit nearly cuts into occupied F train

A massive construction drill bit pierced the tunnel serving the F train and sliced the top and side of a train carrying 800 passengers in Queens on Thursday — but no one was injured as a result of the terrifying blunder.

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox delivered complimentary pizza in Maine

The defiant nurse who's battling quarantine after returning from West Africa has received a special delivery of a pepperoni, black olives and mushrooms pie from Moose Shack pizza following swarms of offers across the country to pay for her coveted meal, the eatery said.

Seth Rogen may be cast as Steve Wozniak in new Steve Jobs biopic: report

Sony is reportedly eyeing Seth Rogen for a new Steve Jobs biopic. Unlike Ashton Kutcher, Rogen wouldn't play the role of Jobs -- Christian Bale got that gig.

Flu vaccines up 50% across NYC

More and more New Yorkers are going in for their flu shot, according to Wednesday figures from the city's health department, which noted a 50% uptick so far this season.

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