As we near ever closer to Kristin Cavallari’s literary debut and the sweet release of death, new details about the promotional schedule for Balancing in Heels have emerged. Today Kristin announced that she plans to embark on a cross-country “book tour” next month, making stops in “NYC, Chicago, and LA.”
Gawker has obtained partial transcripts from the custody trial at the center of Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly’s vicious dispute with his ex-wife, Maureen McPhilmy. The documents, which record testimony given last year, confirm that the ex-couple’s teenage daughter told a court-appointed forensic examiner that she witnessed O’Reilly “choking her mom” as he “dragged her down some stairs” by the neck. The same transcripts also reveal that O’Reilly—who famously settled a lurid sexual harassment claim from one of his young female producers—told his daughter that her mother is an “adulterer”; that he struggles to control his rage around his family; and that his daughter regards him as an absentee father.
Staten Island district attorney Daniel Donovan has won a special election for the house seat left open by disgraced congressman Michael Grimm, who pled guilty to felony tax evasion in December, The New York Times reports. Donovan is the same D.A. whose office failed last year to secure an indictment for Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner.
Derek Ward, the Long Island man who beheaded his college professor mother before jumping in front of a train Tuesday night, was apparently scheduled to see a psychiatrist today. His mother Patricia Ward's brother, the Rev. Robert Lubrano, told the New York Daily News that Derek had been off his medication for four days when he killed his mother.
The Long Island woman found beheaded on the street in front of an apartment complex in Farmingdale on Tuesday night has been identified as 66-year-old Farmingdale State College professor Patricia Ward. Police have confirmed that her 35-year-old son, Derek, killed her before jumping in front of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
A woman in her 60s was found beheaded in front of an apartment complex in Farmingdale, Long Island late Tuesday night. Twenty minutes after police arrived at the scene, her suspected killer jumped in front of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train. Police suspect the incident was a murder-suicide of a mother and son.
A woman riding the Ronkonkoma branch of the LIRR this week displayed some impressive logic against her hecklers — insulting the size of their genitals and demanding they proved her wrong.
A Long Island school bus attendant has been accused of breaking a 5-year-old autistic’s boy arm on Monday. According to Suffolk County police, Richard Mason, 39, was attempting to discipline the young boy when he “grabbed the child’s arm and pulled it behind his back, fracturing it.” The child also sustained bruises to his face and abdomen.