What's that strange smell in the suddenly warm air? It might just be synthetic marijuana. Once again, the authorities have issued a warning against smoking the stuff — also known as "spice" or "K2" — which has put 120 people in New York City hospitals since the beginning of April ...
The Boston Globe has published a heartbreaking appeal from the parents of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who died in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Last December, a guy named Thomas Georgevitch was arrested for impersonating an NYPD officer. The 40-year-old was known to walk around wearing a bulletproof vest, handcuffs, a radio, and a holstered gun, and the authorities found a stash of fake firearms, ammunition, and badges inside of his Bronx apartment.
This week, New Yorkers emerged from their darkened studio apartments, blinking and stretching, to greet their first 70-degree day since October. But as the cotton dresses and sandals are resurrected from storage, so too are the eye drops and bottles of Allegra. “Although spring is off to a slow start, now we ...
It might be a little gray outside, but it's Friday, and there's a beautiful weekend full of sunny days and sleep ahead of you.
On Friday morning, a semi-truck tipped over on the interstate in Washington, spilling its contents. The truck was not carrying corndogs, cheese, or chickens.
Each week, Daily Intelligencer will assemble a selection of the most amusing or simply bizarre details about the campaign season that are entirely lacking in news value.
New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen introduced legislation on Wednesday that would recommend that the Treasury Secretary "convene a panel of citizens" who would debate which woman could replace Andrew Jackson on the $20.
State Representatives Jean O'Sullivan and Christopher Pearson are tired of waiting for the Vermont state legislature to consider marijuana-legalization legislation.
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch is trading in his airy triplex near Madison Square Park for a townhouse downtown, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Williamsburg residents interested in venturing to Manhattan this weekend will be disappointed to learn that they're basically trapped inside their trendy-people utopia for the foreseeable future.
All things told, Bill Shuster couldn’t have picked a better week for his relationship with a lobbyist to become news.
President Obama’s approval ratings are hovering a few points below 50 percent, and his party is seeking a third straight term in the White House.
The horrific video of Walter Scott being fatally shot by South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was posted on media sites around the world, but now news organization may have to pay up if they want to keep using it.
Same-sex marriage is a pretty hot topic these days, so you'd think anyone who plans to spend the next year and a half being questioned about their political beliefs would have their position nailed down by now.
You can stop letting things go to find out if they come back to you, because Ted Cruz has inadvertently invented a new test to find out how much you really love something.
Douglas Hughes, the 61-year-old mailman from Florida who landed a gyrocopter outside the Capitol to deliver mail to lawmakers — and take a stand for campaign finance reform — was barred from ever going near the White House or Capitol again.
Jim Boggess caused an uproar last month when he hung a tone-deaf sign in the window of his Flemington, New Jersey, deli that read: "Celebrate your white heritage in March, White History Month." Even though he publicly apologized, the backlash has caused his business to go under.
Vladimir Putin took part in his annual call-in TV show on Thursday, and fielded nearly four hours' worth of questions from Russians hoping that the president could solve their problems.
The political class of D.C. likes to complain that TV shows portraying the city as sexy and moody are unrealistic, so perhaps it's appropriate that, for going on two years now, the sex life of the most mild-mannered New York Times columnist has been the subject of ceaseless speculation.