A brazen gang of New York bandits was smart enough to pull off a multistate spree, but so dumb they left a real business card at one crime scene.
The card bearing the name of Anthony Kalika, 19, of Staten Island, listed his proficiency at trades like electrical wiring and plumbing, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
"You Name It, I Can Do It," read the card, which was found in a car abandoned at the scene of one… Continue
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He may be the ultimate mama's boy.
A Brooklyn man is accused of donning a wig, nail polish and dresses to impersonate his dead mom and collect $115,000 in Social Security and rent subsidies.
For six years, Thomas Prusik-Parkin hoodwinked a stunning array of government agencies with his elaborate charade - using a cane, heavy makeup, fake ID and a phony "nephew," law enforcement sources said.
The 49-year-old was busted… Continue
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We just got hold of a lawsuit filed against Rihanna today.
Christian Moeller is suing over some property, claiming Rihanna has been trampling all over his property.
Moeller is a professor of design and media art at UCLA. Moeller has created spaces for the W Hotel in Hollywood.
Here's what happened. Rihanna rents a home owned by Stephen Yacobian, whose house is next door to Moeller's. Moeller gave Yacobian an easement… Continue
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Now we're not sayin' she's a gold-digger -- but whoever Kanye West is dating just scored a serious wardrobe upgrade.
TMZ has learned the rapper and one of his boys rolled through the Deliciously Vintage women's clothing store in Chicago on Thursday -- and we're told he blew more $5,000 on dresses and accessories.
Sources close to the situation tell us Kanye was looking for inspiration pieces for a new clothing line he's launching. When… Continue
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Trakr, a K9 police and search and rescue dog who was credited with locating the last human survivor of 9/11, was recently cloned as part of BioArts' Golden Clone Giveaway. Trakr's owners are being presented today with four perfect (and not at all creepy) clones of Trakr, who sadly passed away in April.
Curious how it was done? To clone Trakr, Dr. Hwang Woo-suk and his team replaced the genes in canine eggs with genes from Trakr, stimulated… Continue
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Some say he can be the next Big Pun, and while rapper RNR appreciates the compliment, he stays steady on his grustle to be the next Spanish rapper to rep N.Y.C. RNR can remember his mother being a very important component in keeping him grounded and trying to keep him on the straight path, but little did she know RNR had already… Continue
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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s long-awaited return to the ring will have to wait a bit longer after the six-time world boxing champion sustained a rib injury during practice last week, forcing the postponement of his July 18 fight with Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.
Richard Schaefer, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, Mayweather's promoter, said he learned of the injury Sunday morning and won't have any… Continue
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A teenager who was molested by a Queens baker as a boy - and then turned to drugs to mask his secret pain - confronted his tormentor in court Tuesday.
"I've been wanting to do this since the day this happened," the 17-year-old told admitted pervert Issac Ebstein, 50, who hung his head in shame.
"The pain that I've been through, words can't describe it. You ruined my life. It's not fair. It's not right."
He listed the… Continue
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Saturday's Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash concert in Atlanta is becoming all the more interesting. The show's headliner, Young Jeezy, has unleashed a salvo at one of the other highly anticipated acts performing at the show, Gucci Mane.
Yesterday, the Snowman released a record called "24, 23 (Kobe, LeBron)." And while the song has nothing to do with basketball, it has everything to do with who's running the streets. If you listen to the record,… Continue
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Hugh Hefner has been blessed with three new very gorgeous blonde beauties — two of which are twins. But despite his romantic relationship with 19-year-olds Karissa and Kristina Shannon, the men’s magazine mogul admitted at the recent Playmate of the Year party at The Palms in Sin City that he still can’t really tell them apart.
"I have one little trick, one has a little mark," Hef said, motioning to his neck. "Other than that, I don’t… Continue
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50 Cent has a mission: to make sure hard-core rap music thrives. Fif is about to hit us with his War Angel LP. The G-Unit dropped the first record, "Redrum (Murder)" — real soulful, real hard. According to Fif, this is going to be the mixtape ... er, street album of his career. The project is available for free download via 50's Web site. As always, keep checking for us at Mixtape.MTV.com.
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G-Unit member Tony Yayo is disappointed to see friend and recording partner Max B go to jail. Max, born Charles Wingate, was found guilty of manslaughter, as well as eight other charges, last week in New Jersey. His sentencing is July 31.
Yayo said the trial went south before it even started, blaming his friend's downfall on a January video blog, in which Max and his lawyer, Gerald M. Saluti, spoke about the case for more than six minutes.… Continue
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Randall Kessler, who is representing Usher's wife, Tameka Foster-Raymond, in their impending divorce, has spoken about the couple's split. On Friday, Usher filed for divorce from Foster-Raymond after less than two years of marriage. The couple have two sons together: Usher Raymond V, 18 months, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 6 months.
Kessler told The Associated Press that Foster-Raymond, 38, was a "faithful wife and loving mother," and declined… Continue
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Police are investigating the death of a Queens baby who perished after he fell headfirst into a mop bucket at his baby-sitter's house.
James Farrior, who would have been a year old next month, was declared dead at Jamaica Hospital at 11:25 a.m. Monday.
"What can I say, he was my baby. We're trying to cope," said his devastated mom, Chrisann Josiah. "We don't know what happened yet."
It was not immediately clear if… Continue
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Kelis claims estranged hubby Nas has left her high and dry ... not offering her a penny in the wake of her impending birth ... and she says she's broke -- "I have run out of money."
Kelis filed legal papers claiming Nas isn't paying her support, pre-natal expenses -- nothing, even though she claims he is filthy rich.
Kelis is asking the judge to order Nas to pay spousal support, child support, all pregnancy-related expenses, and… Continue
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Hulk Hogan's legal team had a slew of witnesses attack Linda Hogan's character today -- because Hulk claims she's been wasting a lot of her 40k a month in temporary alimony on drugs.
A hairdresser named Tracy Morgan testified in Florida court this morning that Linda came into her salon and asked to have some checks cashed -- all because Linda needed some greenbacks in order to buy drugs. The hairdresser claimed Linda's favorite drug combo… Continue
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Maxim brings the hottest female stars to FOXNews.com every Monday. Today, meet 'Bring It On' star Christina Milian.
Christina Milian likes to keep her relationships exciting.
The “Bring It On” star, 27, says that includes everything from costumes (like the red, robed, maid one she describes as “really cute”) to strip clubs.
“I try a little bit of everything,” she says in the new issue of Maxim magazine. “Im all about… Continue
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