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One-year-old survives fall from fourth-floor apartment in Maryland

A little girl who fell from the fourth floor of an Aspen Hill apartment building Saturday night is expected survive, Montgomery County police said Sunday. The one-year-old suffered non-life-threatening injuries after falling onto some bushes at Pear Tree Court in Aspen Hill, around 8:05 p.m. Show More Summary

Baseball: Mike Galindo, Isaac Gutierrez are East Valley League MVPs

Pitcher Mike Galindo and infielder Isaac Gutierrez, both from league champion Poly, have been named the East Valley League co-MVPs.

Rising number, volume of street performers spark debate in Burbank

Jerry McQueen lives in Sherman Oaks, but he was in downtown Burbank enjoying a bite to eat Monday while watching Carla Buffa sing and play guitar at the corner of San Fernando Boulevard and Palm Court — the pedestrian area that was formerly part of Palm Avenue.

You Know, the Wrong White

Little girl: My birthday is next week. Woman: Oh? What sign are you? Little girl: I’m Italian and Jewish. –Park Slope Overheard by: Chris D.

Sea Lion Affected By Santa Barbara Oil Spill Dies At SeaWorld

A sea lion affected by the Santa Barbara oil spill died Saturday morning while being treated at SeaWorld, as the cleanup continues through the holiday weekend. [ more › ]

Freeze Your Brain With This Boozy Coffee Creation At West Village Bar Slowly Shirley

  Subterranean bars aren't just favorable for waiting out winter, they're also good for escaping the summer heat, like Slowly Shirley, a new bar that's opened up in the West Village. It's the underground counterpart to Acme's Jon Neidich and Pegu Club/NoMad Hotel veteran Jim Kearns's throwback spot Happiest Hour, located upstairs on West 10th Street. Show More Summary

Nine Animal Brains Found Near Train Tracks In Upstate NY

NYC has dealt with more than its fair share of severed (and sometimes decorative) goat's heads littered throughout our parks. But we thankfully haven't had to deal with what's stored inside those heads, unlike the residents of the town of Gouverneur, New York, who are currently dealing with a very brainy mystery. [ more › ]

Around Town: Making Music

  Hear that? We found so many sweet sounds in today's around town. [ more › ]

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to rename bridge after Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno's legacy remains a very controversial subject, but that hasn't stopped one Pennsylvania lawmaker from campaigning to have a bridge named after the longtime Penn State football coach.

You know you’re Not in New York when… (Part Ten)

Tourist in Vancouver: “I haven’t been able to find a post-office in Vancouver. Where are they?” Waitress: “Oh, the Canadian government sold off all the post-offices, now they just have kiosks in any pharmacy, so just go to the drug store down the street.”

Happy Birthday Mr. Zimmerman: Bob Dylan's Love Affair With New York City

Today marks Bob Dylan's 74th birthday, and as the man himself once put it, "I was so much older then/ I'm younger than that now." To celebrate, we're taking a dip into our archives to take a tour of his New York life through video, songs, and stories. Show More Summary

Demonstrators Demand McDonald's Raise Its Wages With 1 Million Petitions

Thousands of low-wage workers and their allies delivered more than a million petitions to McDonald's corporate headquarters demanding a $15 an hour minimum wage for its workers and the right to unionize at the company’s annual shareholders meeting. [ more › ]

To avoid summer airline delays, stay clear of N.Y. and New Jersey

If your summer vacation plans include flights in or out of New York or New Jersey airports, chances are pretty good that your flight will be delayed.

Wednesday One-Liners Don’t Smell Anything

Sassy lady: Honey, she so lazy… She too lazy to fart, she so lazy!–Celebrity Jeopardy taping, Radio City Music HallOverheard by: Lady Sean Connery WannabeMan holding ‘Hungry Jew’ sign: Hey, ladies, need a boy-toy? I just farted.–Lincoln CenterGhetto Asian teen: Nigga, my farts smell like daisies.–68th & 1stClass act: Damn! I got gas like a […]

Video emerges appearing to show Chinese tourist kidnapped by Taliban in Pakistan

11 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A militant video purports to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakistan last year asking for the government to help secure his release. [ more › ]

Heart-shaped watermelons anyone? They're coming to a supermarket near you

11 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Watermelons grown into various different shapes were spotted on sale yesterday at a market in Jiangsu province yesterday afternoon. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Gray Day

We have a losing battle with sunshine today as cloud cover builds over the next several hours. Rain is also a possibility. [ more › ]

Body Found In The Hudson Could Be Kayaker Allegedly Murdered By Fiancee

State police have pulled a body out of the Hudson River near where 46-year-old Poughkeepsie resident Vincent Viafore went missing last month during a kayaking trip with his fiancee. according to reports. The woman, Latvia native Angelika...Show More Summary

Activists Cross Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

The group wants to promote peace and reconciliation between the two sides

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