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MANHATTAN NEWS IS MOVING!

After six fruitful years Manhattan News is moving to a new address. Don’t worry, we’re still going to be providing our wacky content and quirky look at American life.

We now have a sister site called Gotham News and a sparkly new blog called This is America.

Follow us over at the new Manhattan News site and don’t forget to bookmark the page.

Baby safe after crawling across busy four-lane road

A baby crawled across a busy four-lane road in Utah after his seven-year-old sister took him out of his crib.

The tot was rescued by a driver who returned him to his mother and called police in Brigham City, 60 miles north of Salt Lake City. Continue reading ‘Baby safe after crawling across busy four-lane road’

Hero fishermen save pensioner’s life after he falls into Jamaica Bay

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BY MANHATTAN NEWS STAFF
Two fishermen were being hailed as heroes last night after saving a pensioner who slipped off Brooklyn’s Canarsie pier and fell into Jamaica Bay.

The men used long-poled hooks to hold the 66-year-old victim up by his sweatshirt and kept his head above water until rescuers arrived. Continue reading ‘Hero fishermen save pensioner’s life after he falls into Jamaica Bay’

Woman driver who killed teen is now suing his family

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’

Disabled man sues McDonald’s

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BY MANHATTAN NEWS STAFF

A disabled man is suing fast food giants McDonald’s after staff refused to serve him because of his red-vested service dog.

Wheelchair-bound Robert Mingo, 52, from Minneapolis, accuses his local burger joint of violating the federal Americans With Disabilities Act by refusing to let him eat inside the restaurant. Continue reading ‘Disabled man sues McDonald’s’

New book reveals tragic Ernest Hemingway’s love for Kennedys

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EXCLUSIVE BY JULIAN BROUWER IN NEW YORK

TRAGIC literary genius Ernest Hemingway had to turn down a prestigious invitation to be a guest at the inauguration of President John F Kennedy – because he was locked in a secure mental hospital.

Hemingway was a huge fan of JFK’s beautiful wife Jackie and thought she and her husband would brighten up the turgid world of American politics. Continue reading ‘New book reveals tragic Ernest Hemingway’s love for Kennedys’

Hunt is on for sicko cat killer

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The bodies of THIRTY New York cats have been found hanging from a tree in plastic bags.

Department of Public Works offices stumbled upon the bags when they arrived to clean up the area in Yonkers. Continue reading ‘Hunt is on for sicko cat killer’


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