New York City mayor pushes anew against rising homelessness
Dozens of sprawling homeless encampments have popped on the streets and become fodder for the tabloid newspapers and televisions news. There's been a rise in the number of people seeking refuge in the city's shelter system, frustrating city officials. And the police commissioner has said the issue of homelessness has "reached a tipping point" in the nation's largest city.
Jen Welter accepts Floyd Mayweather invite, will attend Andre Berto fight
Jen Welter, the NFL's first female coach, has accepted an invitation from boxer Floyd Mayweather to watch his final career bout next month against Andre Berto.
Eagles deal Matt Barkley to Cards, potentially opening spot for Tim Tebow
The Philadelphia Eagles traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing the way for Tim Tebow to potentially be the Eagles' No. 3 quarterback.
Source: Seahawks, Fred Jackson agree to 1-year deal
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free-agent running back Fred Jackson on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Village of Ridgewood enforcing water restrictions
The Village of Ridgewood is restricting irrigation of any kind on Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays.
6 NYPD officers fire approximately 70 shots during shootout in Bushwick
The suspect, 27-year-old Jerrol Harris, was originally wanted for shooting 52-year-old Leon Faison, who was loading up his car parked outside his home on Madison Street for a trip with his family.
Legionnaires' found in water distribution system of 4 South Bronx apartment buildings
Four of the buildings of the Melrose Houses have tested positive for Legionella pneumophilia bacteria.
Jason Day, Rory McIlroy off to strong starts in race for No. 1
Jason Day and Rory McIlroy started their Deutsche Bank Championship campaigns under par Friday while Jordan Spieth stumbled again, shooting a 4-over 75.
Grand jury to review Patrick Kane investigation, according to report
The case involving a sexual assault allegation against Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will be presented to a grand jury beginning next week, The Buffalo News reported.
Kentucky gay couples get marriage licenses, but jailed clerk says they aren't valid
A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage.
Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as economic crisis looms
Puerto Rico's financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on a key issue for Puerto Rican voters whose influence is growing in U.S. politics.
5 people hurt after tree falls in Bryant Park
At least 5 people were injured after a tree fell at Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan Friday afternoon.