BY MANHATTAN NEWS STAFF
A Canadian woman driver who struck three teens on bikes – killing one and injuring the others – is now suing the deceased teen, his family, and the other two boys.
The woman is claiming $1.35 million in damages for her “psychological suffering.” Continue reading ‘Woman driver who killed teen is now suing his family’
Published April 16, 2014
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A home which sat empty for SIXTY years has been sold for a whopping $14 million.
A fashion designer and his wife have just bought the French-style chateau in Connecticut that belonged to the eccentric late copper heiress Huguette Clark (pictured above.) Continue reading ‘House which sat empty for 60 years is sold for $14 million’
Published February 23, 2014
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A 14-CARAT gold watch presented to baseball legend Babe Ruth for helping the Yankees win the 1923 World Series has sold at auction in Manhattan for $717,000.
Heritage Auctions — which called the watch “The most important baseball artifact in existence!” — refused to disclose the name of the new owner, who bid by phone. Continue reading ‘Babe Ruth watch sells for $717k’
Published February 17, 2014
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NEW YORK Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting tough with tax deadbeats.
The Department of Motor of Motor Vehicles has suspended the driver’s licenses of 7,850 motorists who owe the state more than $10,000 in back taxes, The New York Post has revealed. Continue reading ‘Cuomo gets tough with tax deadbeats’
Published February 8, 2014
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Cabdriver Adnan Chaudhury (left) says he was stiffed by Denise Rebelato, here in an online pic.
A WOMAN who hailed a yellow cab at JFK to take her 200 miles to her Boston home refused to pay the driver the $980 fare.
Denise Rebelato, 31, was arrested for allegedly stealing the four-hour ride and slammed by cops and a judge for not taking a cheaper way home. Continue reading ‘Woman stiffs driver after racking up $1000 cab fare’
Published January 25, 2014
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FAKE poker chips to the value of $2.7 million have been discovered flushed down a toilet at a top Atlantic City casino.
The discovery led authorities to a man they say sneaked counterfeit chips into a poker tournament at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, prompting the cancellation of one of its events last week. Continue reading ‘Fake poker chips flushed down casino loo’
Published January 8, 2014
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PROPERTY values in Brooklyn and Queens have shot up by hundreds of millions of dollars – thanks to the East River Ferry.
The service, which launched in 2011, led to a jump in home values within an eighth of a mile of its stops by 8 percent above the normal market rate, according to an analysis by the city Economic Development Corporation. Continue reading ‘Ferry sends property prices through the roof’