Hadley Boltres

Scared of getting a tattoo? Parlors get safer thanks to Governor Cuomo

The new bill passed by Governor Cuomo will require tattoo and body piercing studios to adopt safer procedures.The new law, effective in 120 days, will prevent the spread of infectious diseases, especially Hepatitis C. Before the tattoo artists and body piercing specialists had no responsibility...

Friday, August 14, 2015, 11:16 PM

Parents blame Nascar driver Tony Stewart for son's death

Parents of deceased race car driver filed a lawsuit against legend driver Tony Stewart, for his role in their son's death. The parents blame Stewart's volatile emotions for the fatal incident last year.Kevin Ward Jr. was racing at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York on August 9th, 2014...

Friday, August 14, 2015, 11:05 PM

Ohio man killed by Cedar Point roller coaster

An Ohio man on Thursday entered a restricted area of an amusement park in Sundusky, Ohio and was fatally struck by a roller coaster.The man, 45-year-old James A. Young, reportedly climbed over a fence to search for his cellphone when the roller coaster "The Raptor" struck the back of his head,...

Friday, August 14, 2015, 7:52 PM

David Simon discusses 'Show Me a Hero' and the concept of 'the other'

Writer David Simon has long been fascinated by what makes cities tick. Whether examining drug crime in Baltimore on “The Wire” or the music scene of New Orleans in “Treme,” he may be TV’s foremost chronicler of urban life. It’s fitting, then, that his latest project is “Show Me a Hero,” a...

Friday, August 14, 2015, 10:01 AM

Six things you need to know about the veggies grown in space

Astronauts for the first time on Monday tasted food grown in space. Onboard the International Space Station, three American crew members, Kjell Lindgren, Kimiya Yui, and Scott Kelly, took bites of the freshly "space"-grown red romaine lettuce. Here are the six things you need to know that made this...

Friday, August 14, 2015, 1:31 AM

Make a wish: Tips for tonight's Perseid meteor shower

Lucky for us, the backdrop of tonight's Perseid meteor shower is clear skies. The moon won't be blocking the flying meteors either, which will be showering an average rate of 50 to 100 meteors per hour.This three-day annual phenomenon starts at 10 p.m. August 12, but its best to watch after...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 12:35 PM

Ben Affleck took nanny and pal Tom Brady on private jet to Vegas

Friends of Ben Affleck are shooting down claims that a photograph of his ex-nanny on a private jet wearing four of Tom Brady's Super Bowl ringsis indication of a love affair.The nanny, Christine Ouzounian, 28, posed on the ride to Vegas thanks to Affleck's invitation, according to the New York Post...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:33 AM

Are Bronx schools safe after Legionnaires' disease outbreak?

Department of Education officials insist New York City schools are safe from Legionnaires' after recent reports that a beloved music teacher at P.S. 325 in the South Bronx died of the disease back in April.That assurance isn't good enough for the teachers union, which is calling in itsenvironmental...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 3:37 PM

White House staffer arrested after shooting cop boyfriend

A White House staffer's lover's quarrel reportedly resulted in a hefty $75,000 bail after police arrested the staffer for shooting at cop boyfriend.The Special Assistant to the President and House Legislative Affairs Liaison, Barvetta Singletary, 37, fired shots on Friday after accusing her cop...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 10:51 AM

Woman pays attacker $20 not to rape her

A young woman, who was sexually accosted by a stranger, offered him $20 dollars for him to leave her alone. It worked.On Saturday night, a young woman, 24, was walking alone in Williamsburg at about 11:20 p.m when a man, who police described as black, grabbed her from behind. He started to fondle...

Friday, August 7, 2015, 1:43 PM

No, there won't be a Spice Girls reunion

Sadly, viral comments about an upcoming Spice Girls reunion should not be taken seriously. Spice Girls Emma Bunton and Mel C, aka Baby and Sporty Spice, joked on social media about celebrating their 20th anniversary of hit song, "Wannabe." The news spread like rapid-fire as fans excitedly awaited...

Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:10 PM

Spend a night in a NYC taxi for $39

Can't afford a hotel room in one of the most expensive cities? NYC comedian found a creative solution. Since real-estate is so pricey, why not stay in a car? On Airbnb, the comedian lists vehicles for tourists to sleep in. He even aspires to have comedy shows in them -- they would probably be the...

Friday, August 7, 2015, 11:30 AM

Here are the American CEOs who get paid $1 a year

The SEC recently ruled that public companies disclose the ratio of the CEO's pay to that of the average employee. Though most CEOs are certainly one percenters, not all CEOs get paid eight-figure salaries.Here's a list CEOs whose annual salary is a whopping dollar:Kinder Morgan CEO, Richard Kinder...

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 5:07 PM

NYC SAFE: Mayor's new plan to invest in mental health

New York Mayor de Blasio explained Thursday afternoon his $22 million investment in mental illness that will proactively help those in need before a crisis occurs. De Blasio opened up the Media Roundtable in City Hall by explaining the urgency of this initiative. He stressed that the mission is not...

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 3:42 PM

Brooklyn sergeant arrested for raping teen

A Brooklyn sergeant was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a teenage girl he met online, prosecutors said.The cop, Joel Doseau, 43, was charged on 40 counts, ranging from sexual misconduct, sexual abuse, rape, and the use of a child in a sexual performance, investigators said.The victim, now...

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 11:41 AM

New couple alert: Kendall Jenner and Nick Jonas are dating

Kendall Jenner's new romance with Nick Jonas isn't a coincidence. She was set up by Gigi Hadid, Kendall's model friend and more importantly, Joe Jonas' girlfriend, according to Us Weekly.Hadid and Jenner became good friends through their modeling careers. They also share many famous friends like...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 5:14 PM

New band Dead & Company includes John Mayer, will debut in NYC

Grateful Dead is not dead after all. Though their summer concert series was called Fare Thee Well, the group isn't leaving, just adding some new members, notably John Mayer.The new band, called Dead & Company, has three core "Dead" members, guitarist Bob Weir and drummers Mickey Hart and Bill...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 4:02 PM

NYC opioid users often forced to have sex

Recent NYU study connected opioid use and sexual violence among youths in New York City. Participants reported frequent incidents of sexual assault. The drug context facilitated this violence, according to the study.In the NYU study, 164 participants from 18 to 29 years old answered questions about...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 12:02 PM

Does resting bitch face exist?

A psychologist recently investigated what your facial expressions say about you, especially "resting bitch face." Psychologist Susan Krauss Whitbourne questioned why only women suffer from this condition. Men are more respected when they appear thoughtful. But women who don't smile automatically...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 5:19 PM

Police looking for suspect in Brooklyn shooting that left five injured

Police believe 19-year-old Marquise Frederick was one of the assailants at Monday night’s shooting in Brooklyn. Ambulances rushed to Red Hook last night to rescue five wounded from gun shots a little before 11 p.m. The victims were hospitalized immediately after the shooting that occurred only 10...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 4:07 PM