LIVE STREAM: Funeral for FDNY EMT run over after ambulance hijacked held in the Bronx
Thousands are expected to attend the funeral for Yadira Arroyo, the FDNY EMT who was run over after her ambulance was hijacked last week, in the Bronx on Saturday. The 14-year department veteran — and mother of five — died March 16 after suspect Jose Gonzalez stole the ambulance as Arroyo, 44, and another EMT were heading to a call. Arroyo’s funeral will take place at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Roman Catholic Church in University Heights. The service will be live streamed.
There goes your 'ducking' commute! NYPD rescues one lucky duck
If you were cursing a train delay on Friday morning, you could have been shouting "duck!" No, that wasn't autocorrect. We said "duck." A duck waddled onto the tracks of the Jefferson Street L train stop in Bushwick, ruffling a few feathers, Patch reported.
Time-lapse video captures Winter Storm Stella hitting NYC
Time-lapse footage covered on Reuters' Times-Square camera capture the late season snowstorm as it hit New York City late Monday (March 13) night and into Tuesday (March 14). Snow plows from the city's department of sanitation worked continuously to keep streets clear. The blizzard swept through the heavily populated northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding flights, canceling classes and pummeling those who ventured out onto snow-bound streets. The National Weather Service sharply...
Hijacker kills New York paramedic under wheels of her ambulance
A paramedic was killed after a man hijacked her ambulance in New York City and reversed over her, city officials said on Friday. Police have arrested a suspect on murder charges. Yadira Arroyo, 44, and her female partner were traveling in their ambulance in the Bronx when a passing motorist alerted them to a man riding at the back of their vehicle, city officials said. They stopped and got out of the ambulance to investigate. The man then climbed into the driver's seat and put the ambulance in...
Boston gay vets group says booted from St. Patrick's Day parade
(Reuters) - A gay veterans' group that marched in the past two editions of Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade said the event's organizers have voted to exclude them from the march, reigniting a fight over cultural inclusion in the annual event. Organizers of the parade, the largest marking St. Patrick's Day in the country, had long excluded openly gay groups from participating, saying that doing so would conflict with the parade organizers' Roman Catholic heritage. But they backed down in 2015...
Schwarzenegger quits 'Celebrity Apprentice' over show's Trump ties
By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Friday he will not be back for another season of NBC's reality show "The Celebrity Apprentice," blaming U.S. President Donald Trump's ongoing role as executive producer for low ratings. Action movie star Schwarzenegger took over as host of "Celebrity Apprentice" last year. His first season, which premiered in January, has been watched by around 4 million to 5 million viewers. "Everyone - from the celebrities to the crew to...
Why John Mayer is the thirstiest man alive
What is John Mayer ever doing? Well, right now he’s reflecting on 2010 and how terribly annoying he has been. And because he’s coming out with an album, “The Search For Everything,” he is being especially reflective and you know what that means: lots of gems completely lacking any sense of self-awareness, courtesy of The New York Times. Why they gave him the time of day has yet to be determined. Related: John Mayer posted the shadiest tweet on Taylor Swift's birthday Mayer really would...
This is the reason Vanessa Hudgens doesn't talk to Zac Efron
Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron are not on speaking terms. Get it, girl. Related: Is Zac Efron flirting with Olympic gymnast Simone Biles? According to Us Weekly, Hudgens, 28, told "Access Hollywood" that she’s completely done with the “Baywatch” star. When asked whether or not she still speaks to her ex-boyfriend, she gets candid AF. “Oh yeah, no … That’s not a thing that happens,” she says. “I completely lost contact with him.” Damn, Efron, what did you do? Hudgens and Efron, 29, dated from...
Are Mindy Kaling and Cory Booker going on a date?
You know how you don't know you want something until it's right up in your face, and you're like, why didn't I think of that? Well let me tell you a story. Cory Booker — yes, the attractive dude slash New Jersey Senator, basically asked actress and writer Mindy Kaling on a date via Twitter and it's everything. Related: See the all female cast of ‘Ocean’s Eight’ ride the subway After Kaling’s “Mindy Project” character, Mindy Lahiri, dissed New Jersey on a recent episode, Booker took to...
Bomani Jones, of ESPN, doubles down on 'Boston is racist' Twitter comments
Bomani Jones is on that ESPN show with Dan Le Batard and his dad - Highly Questionable, a show which has highly questionable TV ratings even given it’s dreaded 4:30 p.m. weekday slot. Jones has been making his social media bones recently by labeling Boston a racist city on Twitter, something he has zero personal proof of and something he bases upon stories from nearly 50 years ago. So, lets’ play Bomani’s game and paint with an absurdly broad brush and just say Boston is indeed a “racist...
Arianny Celeste nude at topless beach in Mexico (NSFW pics, photos)
Conor McGregor is trying to make his money outside of the UFC Octagon. Brock Lesnar is fake fighting in WWE. Ronda Rousey looks like she’s becoming a full-time actress. In other words, the UFC is in need of some star-power. They may not have to look too far as noted ring girl Arianny Celeste blew up the Internet this past weekend by appearing topless at a nude beach in Mexico. Click here for TMZ pics. Celeste has also appeared nude before. RELATED: Barstool Sports banned from the Super Bowl...
Fantasy baseball: Add Greg Bird, Marcus Semien, Aaron Nola
Our long national nightmare is nearly over. No, not that one…here we’re referring to the lack of baseball. Opening Day is right around the corner, and not a moment too soon. After last week’s look at the busts, let’s end draft season on a happy note with the 2017 All-Bargain team. Catcher: Brian McCann, Houston Astros McCann has hit at least 20 home runs in nine straight seasons, and has averaged 135 games played over the last three years. Even paired with a low batting average, that’s a rare...
How all-inclusive resorts are attracting Millennials
When you leave the arrivals gates at Sangster International Airport in Jamaica, to your immediate left is a wood-paneled porch featuring the Sandals Resorts International logo. Moms and dads in tropical print shirts hang by the front door, cocktails in hand, waiting for their transport to the ubiquitous all-inclusive resort, about a 15-minute drive away. This is what we often picture when we think of all-inclusive resorts: post-retirement parental units in sensible swimwear with a strong rum...