Beyonce and Jay Z have someone else to thank for the "foreign eroticism alongside the sexually intense lyrics" of their hit song "Drunk in Love," a Hungarian pop star claims in court. Monika Juhasz Miczura, who goes by the stage name Mitsou , filed her complaint Friday in New York County Supreme Court.
Courthouse News Service, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 03:10 PM
While patrolling a Brooklyn neighborhood Saturday, the New York police officers were killed by the man who had also just shot his ex-girlfriend -- and apparently broadcast his intention to kill police on social media. Liu and Ramos were sitting in their patrol car in a high-crime part of Brooklyn when -- without warning -- the gunman shot them in the head.
KVOR-AM Colorado Springs, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 07:12 AM
Ohio real-estate developer Ron Pizzuti owns about 100 Cuban artworks among the 2,000 works in his collection. Close Ohio real estate developer Ron Pizzuti might not wait until May for his next trip to Cuba for an art biennial .
Bloomberg, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 12:51 AM
NYPD officer caught on camera punching a 16-year-old black suspect in the back during street arrest is suspended The police officer caught on camera punching a 16-year-old in the back while he was being arrested has been suspended The NYPD hasn't released the name of the officer who was in plain clothes at the time of the incident A New York police officer captured on a smartphone video punching a teenage suspect during an arrest has been suspended. The arrest occurred last Monday after police were responding to a report of an assault in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.
Daily Mail, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 09:05 PM
In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, MTA train service supervisor Tweh Friday monitors a subway interlocking switch and signal control board, at the 4th Street MTA Supervisory Tower in New York. The 1930s technology of switches and relays requires a human operator to use hand levers to manually route trains and keep them separated at safe distances.
The Charlotte Observer, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 01:05 PM
In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation.
680News, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 03:05 PM
Out on the sidewalks of the Flatiron district, a Manhattan without melodrama shuffles along. But just inside a building on East 23rd Street, a white-haired man dressed to kill aims his baby blues right where you live, and utters the password to your grand escape.
Cape Cod Times, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 09:42 PM
Customers mingle with cats that need homes at Cat Town Cafe, which opened in late October, has arranged more than 50 cat adoptions so far and claims to be the first permanent cat cafe in the U.S. On a sun-drenched Saturday, Eddie Metairie wandered around the Cat Town Cafe Adoption Center, past the miniature-golf-size buildings, cat perches and a bed shaped like a tuna can as he followed Lucia, an independent-minded brown tabby. Going to a shelter to find a cat in a cage "is heartbreaking," said Metairie, a project manager at a hotel-supply company, but the Cat Town Cafe "feels organic."
Seattle Times, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 06:20 PM