Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Mount Prospect

A woman died after she was struck by a Metra train Tuesday evening in Mount Prospect. Shortly before 5:20 pm, Train No. 633 hit the woman at the Mount Prospect station, Metra said. Authorities said she was pronounced dead at the scene. According to authorities, the train was an express that left Chicago at 4:45 … Read more

A look back at WABC radio’s incredible moments as it turns 100

In 1964, a crazed young Beatles fan ripped a very precious medallion off the neck of drummer Ringo Starr during the band’s first trip to New York City. “When The Beatles came to [their] hotel, the crowds broke through the police lines… it looked like a tsunami, like the tide broke. I saw policemen on … Read more

Denver housing market sees significant shift, but still not a buyer’s market

DENVER — The pendulum is swinging in the Denver metro housing market, now favoring buyers more than it has the past two years. Inventory is up 17% from this time last year, and houses stayed on the market an average of 25 days in August, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR). It’s … Read more

Sick 9/11 first responders on brink of losing jobs despite law

When Bronx EMT Vanessa Rodriguez spent close to a year collecting body parts at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, she never realized the toxic dust she inhaled would later give her stage-three cancer. Two decades later, the now-disabled mother of two is facing termination from the FDNY and preparing … Read more

Ivana Trump’s funeral to be held in NYC today

Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of former President Donald Trump and a first lady of New York City society, is set to be memorialized at her funeral Wednesday in a historic church in her Upper East Side neighborhood. Family and famous mourners are expected to flock to St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church to pay their final … Read more

Alleged Bronx rapist, caught when one victim used Grubhub, faces multiple sex crimes

An alleged Bronx rapist who was caught after one of his victims used Grubhub to report the crime was hit with a 23-count indictment Monday in connection to a series of sickening attacks on three different women. Kemoy Royal, 32, is accused of raping two women, sexually assaulting a third woman and strangling two of … Read more

Declyn Lauper was at the memorial for Ethan Reyes when arrested

Cyndi Lauper’s hip-hop son was nabbed with a stolen Mercedes after he double-parked it to attend a memorial service for a 14-year-old aspiring rapper fatally stabbed in the subway, cops said Sunday. Declyn “Dex” Lauper, 24, was with the 2014 Mercedes Benz – which had been stolen in 2020 from the Bronx – when cops … Read more

Cyndi Lauper’s son Declyn arrested in NYC on stolen car charge

Cyndi Lauper’s son was busted in Manhattan on a stolen car charge, police said. Declyn “Dex” Lauper, 24, was arrested around 1:40 am Thursday after police saw the 2014 Mercedes-Benz he was in was illegally double parked at West 140th Street and Broadway in Hamilton Heights, police said. A computer check determined the car was … Read more

State workers in NY made record haul, near $ 1B or OT for 2021

Agency spending on overtime in New York reached an all-time high of nearly $ 1 billion last year following a long decline in the public workforce, a new report by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has found. “The state needs to continue to attract and retain a range of diverse employees to be responsive to 21st Century … Read more