7:01 PM EST, Sat January 18, 2020
56 mins ago

Georgia announces winners of contest for highway safety signs — and they’re funny

Georgia (safety) on your mind. Officials with the Georgia Department of Transportation wanted drivers throughout the state to start paying more attention to highway safety signs. So they came up with an all-lanes-open type of approach. Last fall, the department launched a contest, the Safety Message...
2 hours ago

LGBTQ bar ‘very disappointed’ at Pete Buttigieg’s campaign for canceling fund-raiser over dancing pole

Chase the gay away? The managers of an LGBTQ club in Providence, R.I. are “very disappointed” with the last-minute cancellation of a fund-raiser for the openly gay presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg. The event, which was scheduled for Friday evening at the Dark Lady, had been widely promoted on...
2 hours ago

Trump tells donors Soleimani was ‘talking about bad stuff,’ mentions nothing about 'imminent attack’: reports

President Trump gave deep-pocketed donors his reason for the deadly Jan. 3 drone attack on Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani — and it wasn’t an “immiment attack." In audio files obtained by the Washington Post and CNN of the Friday night private dinner with donors at Mar-a-Lago, Trump called Soleimani...
3 hours ago

Sled-Pulling Pups Steal Spotlight at the AKC Museum of the Dog

Say “Mush!” That’s the ‘go’ command for a team of sled dogs, who are now lapping up the spotlight in a new exhibit at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog on Park Ave. in Midtown Manhattan. Focusing on the five main breeds that are used for this snowy sport — the Alaskan Malamute, the Chinook,...
5 hours ago

Video shows grandfather held girl ‘by and out of open window’ for 34 seconds before she fell to her death, Royal Caribbean says

Royal Caribbean Cruises has alleged the Indiana grandfather who dropped his granddaughter from the eleventh story of the Freedom of the Seas ship knew the window was open, citing surveillance video that shows him holding the 1-year-old outside for more than 30 seconds before she plunged to her...
5 hours ago

Two slashed in bloody brawl outside Midtown bar: NYPD

Two people were sliced in a bloody knife attack outside a Midtown piano bar Saturday, police said. A woman, 32 and a 30-year-old man got into an argument with three men as they left Russian Samovar at W. 52nd St. near Eighth Ave. about 4:30 a.m., cops said. The disagreement turned violent when...
5 hours ago

Match this, Meghan Markle: King Edward coin sells for $1.3M

A Brit who fled the royal family is making big news — and it’s not Meghan Markle. Long before Megxit — and long before such pithy terms were coined to describe news events — King Edward VIII made the most celebrated royal retreat, abdicating as king to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson. Now...
6 hours ago

Ben McKenzie’s trip to Broadway through The O.C., Southand and Gotham City

Ben McKenzie moved to New York eager to pursue a career on stage. It didn’t work out. “I always intended to make my way in New York but I couldn’t get a job, couldn’t get an agent,” recalled McKenzie, a Texas native who arrived in 2001, just weeks before 9/11. Discouraged, he moved to Los Angeles...
6 hours ago

Video captures harrowing attack by boyfriend on helpess young woman, shows him tossing knife after beatdown

A chilling video captured the brutal beatdown of a young woman by her crazed boyfriend before dozens of eyewitnesses — shortly before the vicious attacker was released without bail. The video clips, obtained by Mid-Hudson News, captures the terrifying scenes this week that showed the man pulling...
7 hours ago

Oprah left ‘On the Record’ documentary due to inconsistencies in story of Russell Simmons accuser, not his attempts ‘to pressure’ her

Oprah Winfrey is setting the record straight. The longtime talk show host says it wasn’t Russell Simmons wasn’t the reason she exited the documentary, “On the Record,” about the sexual abuse allegations leveled at the Def Jam Recordings cofounder. “He did reach out multiple times and attempted...
7 hours ago

Four members of the same family fatally shot in Utah residence, fifth wounded

Four members of the same family were fatally gunned down inside a Utah home and a fifth person was injured in the shooting, which was allegedly carried out by a teen relative. Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall told reporters on the scene late Friday night all of the victims and the alleged gunman,...
7 hours ago

Off-duty cop suffers critical injuries following Queens crash

An off-duty cop was critically injured in a fiery two-car Queens crash, officials said Saturday. The 34-year-old NYPD officer was driving a Nissan Altima north on Lucas St. in Springfield Gardens late Friday when his car T-boned a Nissan Maxima carrying two men at Nashville Blvd. The officer’s...
8 hours ago

Daily News’ Knicks midterm report card: Grading the players, interim HC Mike Miller

It’s about halfway through another lost Knicks season and reasons for optimism are increasingly disappearing. Nonetheless, there are players who’ve been more positive than others, and vice versa. And that’s reflected in the Daily News’ midterm grades with the Knicks sitting at 11-31: Bobby Portis...
8 hours ago

Pelosi’s strategy worked brilliantly: How her delay to send over the articles of impeachment paid off

Last spring, when the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller documented 10 instances of obstruction of justice by President Trump, progressive Democrats urged U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to begin an impeachment investigation. Pelosi resisted until Trump forced her hand by trying to pressure...
9 hours ago

Veteran managers could save Astros, Mets, Red Sox from their bad PR

The fallout from baseball’s cheating scandals continues to be fast and furious. In the middle of it all is Houston owner Jim Crane whose relative “pardon” from Commissioner Rob Manfred has got the rest of his fellow lords in quite a lather. Crane may have thought he caught a break when Manfred...