News archive from 20 March 2014, page 17

3 teens shot after Bronx dance - police

Gunfire injured three teenagers in the Bronx after a high school dance let out Friday night, cops and witnesses said. Bullets started flying at 10:45 p.m. after a crowd of nearly 100 students left the gathering at Christopher Columbus High School and...

Daily News, 00:24 in Crime
 

Couple confesses to beating 3-year-old boy, Kyle Smith

Prosecutors say a Brooklyn man and woman have confessed to beating a 3-year-old boy who died in their care just blocks from where a malnourished, severely abused girl was killed in a case that spurred calls for reform at the city's child-welfare...

Daily News, 00:24 in Crime
 
Eat 'em up! Our three new food blogs: Mothership Meals, Full Plate and The Wine Explorer

Eat 'em up! Our three new food blogs: Mothership Meals, Full Plate and The Wine Explorer

If the Daily News' new crop of food bloggers have one thing in common -- beyond a necessary addiction to wi-fi -- it's a fear of their new mandatory deadlines: Starting this week, all three will be posting daily on everything from how to get your kids...

 

Pack a lunch: Springy snacks for the grade-schooler in everyone

Real picnic weather may still be a few weeks away, but with Annabel Karmel's brilliantly colored little guide to healthy brown-bag and after-school fare, you'll be ready when it does. The easy treats in "Lunch Boxes and Snacks" (Atria Books)...

 
Joran van der Sloot faces charges in Stephany Flores murder; accused of Holloway extortion plot

Joran van der Sloot faces charges in Stephany Flores murder; accused of Holloway extortion plot

The Dutch national who dodged charges in Natalee Holloway's 2005 disappearance is in Peru after his arrest for brutally killing a 21-year-old woman last weekend. Joran Van der Sloot - the last person seen with both young women exactly five years apart...

 
Milestone in AIDS fight: Experimental vaccine cuts risk of HIV infection

Milestone in AIDS fight: Experimental vaccine cuts risk of HIV infection

In a stunning announcement, researchers said Thursday that an experimental vaccine prevented some HIV infections in a landmark clinical trial in Thailand. It's the first time a vaccine has shown any evidence of protection against the deadly virus. The...

 

Jon Gosselin has 'no idea' where wife Kate is on Father's Day

Jon Gosselin may have been without his wife on Father’s Day, but the "Jon & Kate Plus 8" star had some lucky fans to spend time with. Gosselin spent the weekend at his Wernersville, Penn. home playing lacrosse and setting up a Slip 'N...

 

Chinese pays $2 million for Tibetan mastiff

BEIJING A Chinese dog breeder says a property developer has paid 12 million yuan ($2 million) for a Tibetan mastiff. The large, slobbery dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet has become a status symbol for China's...

 
Hurting NY Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora likely out for Battle of New York

Hurting NY Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora likely out for Battle of New York

Don’t count on Osi Umenyiora returning to the field against the Jets. The Giants’ two-time Pro Bowl defensive end has missed the last three games with a severe ankle sprain, and all early signs point to him missing Saturday’s pivotal game, too. A...

Daily News, 00:27 in Sport
 
New York blizzard puts crimp in Giants travel plans, still stuck in Wisconsin after loss to Packers

New York blizzard puts crimp in Giants travel plans, still stuck in Wisconsin after loss to Packers

CHICAGO - The Giants are starting to take this "Road Warriors" thing a little too seriously.   Thanks to the snow storm in the East, the Giants are now officially stuck for a third night at their hotel/home in Appleton, Wis., as they hold...

Daily News, 00:27 in Sport
 
Rangers can prove their worth, vanquish demons from last season with win over Philadelphia Flyers

Rangers can prove their worth, vanquish demons from last season with win over Philadelphia Flyers

The Rangers rank fourth in the NHL with 41 points this season, have held Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby in check to win games against the league's marquee teams in the past week, and showed their maturity in rallying to beat the Phoenix Coyotes on...

Daily News, 00:28 in Sport
 
St. John's gets first win of Steve Lavin era, holds off Columbia for 79-66 win at Carnesecca Arena

St. John's gets first win of Steve Lavin era, holds off Columbia for 79-66 win at Carnesecca Arena

Steve Lavin is an inspiring speaker on most topics, but on his first victory as St. John's coach, not so much. After the Red Storm had come back from a halftime deficit to post a 79-66 victory over Columbia in its home opener, he used words such as...

Daily News, 00:28 in Sport
 

Caution: Golf clubs can be fire hazard

IRVINE, Calif. – Golfers are urged to swing with care after scientists at the University of California, Irvine, proved that titanium-coated clubs can cause course-side vegetation to burst into flames. Orange County Fire Authority Capt....

 
Two brothers arrested in murder of Holocaust survivor Felix Brinkmann

Two brothers arrested in murder of Holocaust survivor Felix Brinkmann

Two sicko siblings with 50 prior arrests were busted Friday in the slaying and robbery of a feisty Holocaust survivor. Aljulah Cutts, 27, was one of two killers inside the upper East Side apartment of Felix Brinkmann when the 90-year-old was...

Daily News, 00:29 in Crime
 

Suspected members of Al Qaida raid village, kill 11 in Philippines

 ZAMBOANGA, Philippines - Suspected al-Qaida-linked militants raided a village in the southern Philippines early Saturday, killing 11 people in the country's worst militant attack on civilians in nine years. Gunmen believed to be members of the...

 

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