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A Brooklyn teacher who was arrested for bringing a toy gun to school was just trying to teach her students a lesson. Leon M. Goldstein educator Vilma Latalladi was busted for bringing two bogus guns to school on Wednesday — but her husband claims that she cleared the shocking show and tell with school officials, her husband said.
Columbus Short, a lead actor on the television series "Scandal," was arrested Wednesday on a felony charge that he seriously injured a man during an altercation at a restaurant earlier this month.
An L.A. babysitter brutally beat a 4-year-old girl in her care before taking the unresponsive infant to hospital on a public bus, police said. Vanessa Denise Hawkins Scott, 53, allegedly opted not to dial 911 when little Mya Migneault passed out after the reported attack in Westlake last week.
Carmelo Anthony's postgame routine - massage, ice, shower, rinse and repeat - took longer than usual on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The delay could be attributed to Anthony's body needing additional care as the Knicks enter the homestretch of their season.
Phil Jackson was nowhere to be found on Wednesday, opting to stay behind in Los Angeles following Tuesday’s debacle. But even without the new boss here, the Knicks found a pulse and J.R. Smith found his stroke. Mike Woodson’s team is very much alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race after Carmelo Anthony and Smith combined for 65 points as the Knicks, dominated throughout the night by DeMarcus Cousins, defeated the Kings, 107-99.
The roar of the mudslide kept getting louder and louder, engulfing 78-year-old Mac McPherson’s home and leaving nearly everything he holds dear buried forever. McPherson represents yet another heartbreaking tale to emerge from the muck that obliterated the community of Oso, Wash.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. The age-old saying appeared to be proven true in this hilarious video, which shows a pocket-sized Chihuahua bravely protecting her food from a gigantic rival.
Manhattan basketball coach Steve Masiello, who appeared to be on his way to the University of South Florida Tuesday, won’t be going to the new school because he never graduated from his first school.
An Irish dad has been dubbed the 'Drone Dentist' after filming himself ripping out his son's incisor with a remote-controlled helicopter. Tech-savvy Malcolm Swan tied string between 8-year-old Adam's wobbly tooth and the miniature aircraft - before sending it soaring high into the sky.
He's lovin' it! A Norwegian teen will forever remember what he ate at McDonald's on Monday after he had the receipt inked on his right arm. Stian Ytterdahl, 18, was reportedly the envy of his Lørenskog pals over his success with the ladies — and they ordered him to get the bizarre tat.
The news of Mila Kunis' pregnancy may have come as a surprise to the rest of us, but people close to Kunis, 30, and fiancé Ashton Kutcher say the couple has been talking about starting a family for a while.
Liam Neeson has worked with many directors in his career, but the film he did with Woody Allen was particularly memorable. Neeson, 52, was on the set of "Husbands and Wives" when Allen's affair with his then-girlriend Mia Farrow's adopted daughter Soon-Yi first broke.
So, the rumors are true. Hollywood party girl Tara Reid DID once have a fling with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. It's long been whispered that the "American Pie" actress hooked up with the football star way back in 2002.
Justin Ginsburgh, the manager of the beleaguered bike share program, has resigned, officials confirmed Wednesday. Ginsburgh, 33, has decided to become a special adviser to Peter Lehrer, the principal of Lehrer LLC, a firm that manages large construction projects.
Ghost hunters have been called in to a New Hampshire store after surveillance cameras caught a glass cake tray flying off a table, apparently by itself. The spooky surveillance footage, captured at Ellacoya Country Store in Gilford, sees the platter lifting itself off the counter and smashing into hundreds of pieces on the floor.
Schools in New York suffer from the worst racial segregation of any U.S. state, and city schools also earn depressingly dismal marks for diversity, a damning report released Wednesday said. Many black and Hispanic kids in New York attend schools with almost no white classmates, according to the paper from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Louis: History doesn’t repeat itself, the old saying goes, but it does rhyme. As Mayor de Blasio closes in on his first 100 days, he — and the progressive activists who support him — should study, and learn from, the turbulent two terms of that other tall, lanky liberal, the late Mayor John Lindsay.
Brooklyn: The proposal to put tolls on the East River bridges is back on the table. Now they’re going to charge ten cents for a paper or plastic bag in the supermarket. Cabs will be going up 30 cents. I’ve lived in New York City since 1946. I’m a senior on a fixed income. I can’t afford to live here anymore. I’d move, but I can’t afford that either. Cynthia Roberts
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has proposed imposing a 30-cent per ride charge on taxi passengers to help offset the costs of introducing wheelchair-accessible vehicles for half the fleet.
Weiner: When we see politicians not getting along, it’s rarely that hard to figure out why: strong ideological disagreement, similar ambitions, regional rivalry or some slight invisible to the outside world but somehow in violation of the perceived protocol of the jungle law of politics.