Originally published on Fri May 4, 2012 2:59 pm
Talk about a heavy hand: State police say they clocked Nikkolaus McCarthy, 25, flying across the New York Thruway at 170 mph.
That's not a typo. Police said when they finally caught up with him 50 miles later and told McCarthy how fast he was going, he allegedly bragged saying his bike could break the 190 mph barrier.
The Albany Times Union reports:
Originally published on Fri May 4, 2012 3:19 pm
Update at 5:18 p.m. ET. He'll Be Back:
"I can't go out like this."
That's what Mariano Rivera told the AP about an injury that many thought could end the greatest closer in baseball history's career.
The AP reports that Rivera said he would be back on the mound by 2013.
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Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 11:50 am
A horrible car accident Sunday in the Bronx, which killed seven people from one family, happened on a "cursed" section of the Bronx River Parkway where six people died in a terrible 2006 accident, New York's Daily News reports.
Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 1:46 pm
With the addition of some steel columns, 1 World Trade Center has reached a height of symbolic importance.
At 1,271 feet (and growing) it is 21 feet taller than the observation deck on the Empire State Building.
Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 10:42 am
Space nuts here in Washington, D.C., had their fun last week when a jumbo jet carrying space shuttle Discovery buzzed the nation's capital.