NYC braces for heavy rain but no ‘major flooding’ expected

NYC braces for heavy rain but no 'major flooding' expected

New York was gearing up for a washout Thursday, but a thick band of storms coming through the area was not expected to bring the devastation unleashed by the remnants of Hurricane Ida earlier this month, forecasters said. The unprecedented Sept. 1 torrent paralyzed transit and flooded homes, leaving 13 city residents dead, including 11 who … Read more

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Tennessee Kroger shooter was a worker, employees claim

Tennessee Kroger shooter was a worker, employees claim

The maniac who opened fire inside a Kroger in Tennessee Thursday, killing one person and wounding a dozen others, is believed to have been an employee of the supermarket, according to reports. A current worker at the store, along with the relative of another, recognized the shooter who turned the gun himself after the horrific … Read more

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Former NYC Health head under consideration to replace Zucker at DOH

Former NYC Health head under consideration to replace Zucker at DOH

Gov. Kathy Hochul is considering Mary Bassett — former New York City Health Commissioner under Mayor Bill de Blasio — to take over from the state’s departing Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker, The Post has learned. “I’m aware there’s conversations. She is under very serious consideration and I have in turn expressed my support of … Read more

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Porn videos interrupt Louisiana regulator on Hurricane Ida

Porn videos interrupt Louisiana regulator on Hurricane Ida

A meeting of Louisiana’s utility regulator about Hurricane Ida turned raunchy Wednesday when porn was blasted out to attendees. The state’s Public Service Commission met virtually to discuss power and phone outages during Ida — but several users shared their screens and broadcast “explicit” pornography, The Advocate reported. Electric companies and the PSC have been … Read more

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Corey Johnson defends summer no-show after Post exposé

Corey Johnson defends summer no-show after Post exposé

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson wouldn’t say how much time he spent on Cape Cod over the summer as he defended his job performance amid findings that lawmakers posted their least productive summer in two decades. “I was spending some time with my family this summer and I hadn’t seen my mother since … Read more

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Body found in Illinois River identified as missing student

Body found in Illinois River identified as missing student

A body found floating in the Illinois River was identified Thursday as missing grad student Jelani Day — as mysteries continue to surround his disappearance and cause of death. The 25-year-old Illinois State University medical student was last seen entering a Bloomington cannabis dispensary on Aug. 24, police said. Two days later, cops found his … Read more

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Teen cousins who went missing on Long Island found ‘unharmed’

Teen cousins who went missing on Long Island found 'unharmed'

Two Long Island teens were found “unharmed” Thursday after being reported missing days earlier. Family members said cousins Alexandria Patricia Baca-Funes, 13, of Bay Shore and Freddy Turcios-Funes, 16, of Deer Park had vanished from their homes Tuesday morning. The teens were said to have been suicidal and were believed to be in “imminent danger,” … Read more

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Florida law firm offers $20K reward for Brian Laundrie info

Florida law firm offers $20K reward for Brian Laundrie info

A personal injury law firm in Florida is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information on the whereabouts of Brian Laundrie, who is sought for questioning in the death of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito. Boohoff Law, which has an office in North Port, where the couple was living, said Thursday it will pay … Read more

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NYC principal, teachers unions want to drop vaccine deadline

NYC principal, teachers unions want to drop vaccine deadline

Sign up for our special edition newsletter to get a daily update on the coronavirus pandemic. In an 11th-hour twist, the city’s teacher and principal unions have called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to scrap Monday’s deadline for Department of Education staffers to get vaccinated for COVID-19 over staffing concerns. With more than 28,000 DOE … Read more

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Psaki scoffs at question about pregnancy claims at border

Psaki scoffs at question about pregnancy claims at border

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday scoffed at a question about the possibility of phony pregnancies allowing for the release of Haitians who illegally cross the US-Mexico border. Psaki brushed off the notion that some of the more than 10,000 Haitian migrants who crowded under a bridge near Del Rio, Texas, last week … Read more

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