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ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/19/2012 at 1:11PM

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church Hundreds gathered in a Bronx church Saturday to mourn the death of an unarmed teen shot and killed by police inside his home this month. The body of Ramarley Graham, 18, lay in an open casket as more than 400 relatives [...]

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/18/2012 at 3:18PM

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church The silver casket bearing Whitney Houston glistened Saturday inside her old Newark church, where a star-studded crowd bid farewell to the departed diva with the divine voice. “What becomes of our broken hearts?” asked her “Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner in a moving memorial. [...]

Luxe penthouse up in smoke
Luxe penthouse up in smoke
News Jay Lane 1/08/2012 at 9:54AM

Luxe penthouse up in smoke A raging fire destroyed a luxurious, multimillion-dollar penthouse on the Upper East Side last night, authorities said. The blaze started at 7:50 p.m. at 2 East End Ave., quickly engulfing the three-floor penthouse in flames. It took firefighters more than an hour to get the inferno under control, the FDNY [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
News Jay Lane 11/18/2011 at 8:59AM

Deadly Woodside House Fire A fire that broke out inside a house in Woodside early Friday morning claimed the life of one woman and injured four other people. The FDNY says the fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. at a two and one-half story house on 61st Street between Woodside Avenue and 43rd Avenue. Read [...]