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Three children hospitalized after fire breaks out in Brooklyn apartment

Three boys — ages 4, 5 and 8 — were rescued by firefighters on Tuesday after their Brooklyn apartment went up in flames and their grandfather, who had been caring for them, cowardly saved himself and left them to die. Read more...

Pregnant woman apparently put in chokehold by NYPD cop during dispute over illegal grilling

Photos released Monday by an East New York advocacy group show Rosan Miller, 27, struggling with a cop who appears to have his arm around her neck in a move prohibited by the police department. Read more...

Terrence Howard says he can't afford spousal support for ex-wife, only makes $6,000 a month: report

The actor was previously order to pay his third wife, Michelle Ghent, $325,000 in spousal support, but is now asking for the judge to throw out the divorce settlement as his first wife, Lori McMasters, gets all his money and cuts him a monthly check. Read more...

SEE IT: Baller wearing ‘R.I.P. Eric Garner’ shirt dunks over NYPD patrol car at Staten Island tourney

Brian Hogan-Gary's slam Friday night at the Berry Houses in Dongan Hills sent the crowd into a frenzy after he soared over a cruiser. The NYPD's involvement at the contest may have helped ease tensions, which have been sky-high, after the death of Garner, 43, in police custody on July 17. Read more...


Staten Island, borough where Eric Garner died, has highest number of most-sued NYPD officers

Seven of the city’s top 10 most-sued officers — and 14 of the city’s top 50 most-sued officers — are assigned to a Staten Island narcotics unit working in the territory of the 120th Precinct, a Daily News review has found. The unit has racked up a staggering amount of lawsuits despite being the smallest narcotics bureau in the city. Read more...

Aretha Franklin speaks out on getting no respect at Johnny Rockets

In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, the Queen of Soul described her tense exchange with a waitress who yelled at her when she sat an empty table after ordering takeout at the eatery in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Franklin, 72, says she eventually left without her meal, telling the employee, 'You should eat it yourself and you pay for it. Read more...

Boy, 3, drowns in pool behind Staten Island day care center where mother works

Edward Harris slipped into the above-ground pool behind the Mother Byrd Group Family Daycare center in Mariners Harbor and was spotted floating in the water by his mother. Read more...

Meet the Chicago teen who may cure colon cancer

Keven Stonewall, 19, is passionate about creating a vaccine that will cure colon cancer. The teenager from Chicago’s South Side interned at Rush University while he was still in high school, and the results of his experiments have earned him numerous awards. Read more...

Robin Thicke and estranged wife Paula Patton selling Los Angeles mansion

The couple, who separated earlier this year, has listed their three-bedroom home for close to $3 million. Read more...