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Giants Insider: Blue keeps Eagles from getting kicker

The Giants didn’t want to keep kicker Brandon McManus. But they didn’t want to play against him either. That’s a big reason why they traded him to the Denver Broncos on Tuesday afternoon for, possibly, absolutely nothing, according to an NFL source.

City pays $38M to settle equal pay lawsuit from female safety agents

After years of being nickel-and-dimed, the city’s mainly female school safety agents are finally getting a pile of dollars.

Utah mom dumped newborn baby in neighbor’s trash can: cops

Utah authorities have arrested a 23-year-old woman who they say dumped her newborn baby in a neighbor’s trash can.

Belgian woman accused of puncturing man's thigh with heels

A 24-year-old Belgian woman did a perp strut into a Greenwich Village police station after she jammed one of her heels into a man’s leg, authorities said Tuesday.

Yankees open crucial series in Detroit with loss to Tigers

Three weeks ago, the Yankees pushed the Tigers around at Yankee Stadium. Tuesday night, the Tigers pushed back. Rick Porcellopitched the Tigers to a 5-2 victory at Comerica Park to kick off this crucial three-game series between the two AL wild card contenders.

Medal of Honor eyed for WWI hero

The Defense Department is recommending that a World War I hero from Albany become the second black soldier from that war to receive the Medal of Honor.

Melissa Mark-Viverito watches 'heartbreaking' children's immigration docket

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said it was 'heartbreaking' to watch as a few of the hundreds of unaccompanied immigrant kids streaming through New York courts vie for a chance to stay in the United Stated.

Crown Heights tenants struggle to stay in rent-stabilized apartments

When Joan Golding’s new landlord offered $65,000 if she’d leave her rent-stabilized one-bedroom apartment in Crown Heights earlier this year, she initially jumped at the offer.

City botches subway repair work uptown

Frustrated straphangers aren’t the only ones scratching their heads over this botched subway repair job.

Bondy: Whoa, Canada! At U.S. Open, Eugenie Bouchard is sharp as ever

Is she Maria Sharapova or Anna Kournikova? The debate rages over the tennis talents of Eugenie Bouchard — even if Nike, Coca-Cola and the magazine covers can’t seem to wait for a final judgment.

Jets receiver Stephen Hill's final drop may be off team

Stephen Hill participated in a two-hour football practice with grown men Tuesday, throwing up a couple times along the way, but he was apparently too violently ill to discuss what might be the most important game of his fledgling career.

Jets Insider: Rex Ryan mum on fate of suspended DB

Coach Rex Ryan declined to comment when asked whether or not cornerback Dimitri Patterson could be released in light of his going AWOL last week, and Ryan insisted Patterson’s fate would not be determined before Thursday’s preseason finale.

Harlem Biospace summer program grooms Generation Next

The next generation of scientists, engineers and technology entrepreneurs has more than a few bright ideas.

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty to killing lover

Christopher Lee, 24, is accused of killing 19-year-old Erin Corwin who was the pregnant wife of another Marine stationed with him stationed at the Twentynine Palms Marine base. He entered the plea Tuesday to first-degree murder with a special allegation of lying in wait.

Georgia man arrested after 'date-rape drug' found in toddler

Terrence Darling, 26, is now facing child cruelty and reckless conduct charges after his 2-year-old niece was taken to an Atlanta hospital earlier this month where a toxicology test discovered GHB in her system, AJC reported.

Puppy struck by garbage truck reunites with owner

A 5-month-old Pomeranian named Charlie reunited with his grateful owner Tuesday, almost a week after the two were struck by a garbage truck while riding a bicycle in Corona.

N.Y. truck driver charged after spilling rotting meat

State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.

Wisc. ex-deputy shoots wife, sister-in-law, victim says: police

A woman told police before she died that she had been attacked by her brother-in-law, a newly retired Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, according to new court documents.

S.C. man police say ripped baby’s hair out, broke bones pleads guilty

Robert Lee Steadman Jr., 21, was sentenced Tuesday to 20-years behind bars after abusing the 22-month-old in a heinous attack authorities say left the child with post-traumatic stress disorder. Incredibly the attack wasn't the first pinned to the 21-year-old man.

Third division team boots Man U from Capital One Cup

Manchester United’s miserable start under Louis van Gaal took another turn for the worse Tuesday with a humiliating 4-0 loss at third-tier club MK Dons in the League Cup.

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