Nate Homan

Somerville Mayor sues Barstool, Kirk Minihane over bogus interview

The Mayor of Somerville has a bone to pick with Barstool Sports and former WEEI radio host Kirk Minihane. On Monday, Mayor Joe Curtatone filed a lawsuit against Barstool's Minihane, claiming that the controversial sports talk radio host illegally recorded Curtatone during a fake phone...

Monday, June 17, 2019, 4:13 PM

More storms likely for Philly area

The wild weather that has hammered the Philadelphia area is about to continue as more turbulence is expected this week. There are several severe storm warnings advised throughout the next few days. Heavy rains are expected for Tuesday, and the volatile conditions will linger until Thursday. In...

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:40 PM

Local pride drives Showtime's Boston-based 'City on a Hill'

A wicked big storm is brewing in Showtime’s Boston-based “City on a Hill.”  Irony abounds within the infamous camaraderie and cooperation between cops, crooks, a city’s corrupt system and an impenetrable code of silence. “City on a Hill” also turns the spotlight directly on the town’s fever...

Sunday, June 16, 2019, 12:42 PM

SEPTA to lower Key Card Travel Wallet minimum to $1

SEPTA officials say they’ve heard the frustrations of riders looking to add just one dollar to their Key Cards at Key Kiosks.  The transit agency is lowering the minimum load for the Travel Wallet on SEPTA Key Cards to $1 at station kiosks through a weekly rollout plan across 12 stations on...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 11:18 AM

New York might become the first state to decriminalize sex work

New York legislators are pushing to decriminalize sex work in the Empire State. Lawmakers on Monday filed the first-ever bill that would make it legal to both buy and sell sex under certain circumstances. The bill also modifies laws around facilities that are used as brothels, or places to...

Monday, June 10, 2019, 4:00 PM

Philly ranked No. 1 in 'Top 50 Bed Bug-Infested Cities'

We’re number one! ...On a rather nasty list. Philly scooped up the number one spot on the Terminix annual ranking of “Top 50 Bed Bug-Infested Cities” in the country ahead of summer vacation season and Bed Bug Awareness Week. Where did the City of Brotherly Love rank last year? Second. Is this...

Monday, June 3, 2019, 3:52 PM

Cape Cod officials mulling sonic sound barrier to keep seals, sharks at bay

Experts are leaning less towards needing a bigger boat, and more towards employing a huge sound system to keep sharks away from Cape Cod beaches. Following two separate attacks last year, Deep Blue LLC presented the idea for an “invisible fence” to the Barnstable County Commissioners on Wednesday...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:42 PM

De Blasio pushes for Paid Personal Time for NYC workers

Nearly all New York City workers would be entitled to paid personal time off under legislation that is being considered by City Council. Mayor Bill de Blasio touted paid personal time as a signature piece of his State of the City address in January after the city found that roughly 900,000 New...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4:16 PM

Police: Two young children missing in North Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are looking for two children, ages 10 and just 2 months, who have been missing since Monday morning.  Zy'ree Alexander, 2 months old, and Zahiyyah Alexander, 10 years old, were last seen at on May 20 on the 2700 block of North Darien Street.  Zy'ree is a foot tall...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 2:57 PM

Fallen tree branch fractures woman's neck, spine in New York City park

A Virginia woman suffered a fractured skull and spine in Washington Square Park when a tree branch broke off and struck her.  According to ABC News, the 55-year-old woman was walking with her son in the park in Greenwich Village when a large branch fell on her just before 9 p.m. Monday. She...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 12:22 PM

Hometown hip hop take a stand in The Strand with Boston Answering

Boston hip hop acts are taking a stand in The Strand this Memorial Day weekend, sending a message by offering an answer to Boston Calling’s lack of local rappers on this years roster. When Cousin Stizz and STL GLD made last year’s lineup, there was a glimmer of hope for hip hop acts hailing from...

Monday, May 20, 2019, 1:26 PM

Philly accent ranked among top ten sexiest accents

It seems that the Philadelphian manner of speaking is woefully underappreciated, as the accent of Brotherly Love came in eighth in a ranking of sexiest accents nationwide.  Texas came in first, which is tough to top.  But top ten isn’t bad at all.  "One of the world's most unique...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:17 PM

Wicked Pissah: Boston accent ranked second sexiest in the nation

Guy, this isn’t a wicked big shock to most of us, but the rest of the country has spoken: The Boston accent is ranked the second sexiest accent in the country.  We drink water from the bubblah, beer from the packie and take a sworn oath of death before coffee from anywhere else besides Dunks...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:11 PM

PA State Troopers: 'Click It or Ticket' to be heavily enforced

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial harbinger of summer travel, and the Pennsylvania State Police have a message for drivers across the Commonwealth: "Click It or Ticket." From May 13 to June 2, the Department will conduct high visibile enforcement of a no-tolerance Buckle Up PA policy. They...

Monday, May 13, 2019, 3:12 PM

FDNY investigating after family of 6 killed in Harlem blaze

A family of six, including four children, were killed in a fire that tore through a Harlem apartment building early Wednesday morning.  “It is a very painful day for our city,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement. “This is a horrible loss. We woke up this morning and heard about the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 3:08 PM

Queens toddler chained inside torched car's death ruled homicide

A 3-year-old girl’s death from injuries sustained in car fire in Queens, which law enforcement officials reported was chained shut from the inside, has been ruled a homicide.  Zoey Pereira was found in a burning car on Baisley Boulevard near Rockaway Boulevard in Springfield Gardens at about...

Monday, May 6, 2019, 2:55 PM

Philly cop charged with stealing pooch from Brooklyn man

A Philly cop is accused of traveling to New York City in full uniform, breaking into his girlfriend’s brother’s home, assaulting the man, and stealing his dog. According to the New York Daily News, Angel Lopez, 30, sporting his full Philadelphia Police uniform with his badge, gun and handcuffs,...

Monday, April 29, 2019, 2:56 PM

Armed burglars shoot father and son in Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police said that a father and son were shot and wounded by gunmen who were in the middle of robbing their home on Monday night.  According to authorities, a family of four returned home after running errands at about 9:45 p.m. in the 5200 block of Marlow Street in Frankford, and...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 11:09 AM

New York legislators mulling fur ban

Once ubiquitious on 5th Avenue fashion houses in Manhattan, fur products are now in the crosshairs as lawmakers are mulling a ban on the pelts of animals. NYC legislators are pushing for a halt on the sale of new fur products, citing cruelty.  According to NBC New York, Albany is considering...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 2:50 PM

Netflix to release Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doc on May Day

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), better known as AOC, has captured the attention of fans and foes alike in her eruption to political prominence.  We've seen her dance around the campus at Boston University as an undergraduate, cross-examine Michael Cohen, the former attorney and fixer...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 4:41 PM