Brazilian authorities arrested the wife of slain former boxing champ Arturo Gatti on Sunday morning, naming her as a suspect in her husband's murder at a posh seaside resort.
Police arrested 23-year-old Amanda Rodrigues because of contradictions in her story when she was interrogated, police said, explaining that she was "inconsistent and incoherent."
Rodrigues, a Brazilian, could not explain how she spent nearly 10 hours in the room… Continue
Cops found the decomposing body of a missing Manhattan cleaning woman Saturday - her head wrapped like a mummy in heavy-duty yellow and black construction tape, police sources said.
Eridania Rodriguez's hands and legs had also been bound with tape before she was shoved into an eye-level air-conditioning duct on the 12th floor of 2 Rector St., where she worked, sources said.
Cops made the gruesome find on the fourth day of their… Continue
The outraged family of a young father fatally shot while a police officer napped nearby said he might have survived had the cop been awake.
Elias Ramirez was gunned down July 4, just a few yards from a police command center in East New York where supervisors say Barry Knox dozed off.
"My son could still be alive if he was paying attention," Elena Ramirez, 49, said Saturday.
Knox, 46, was called before an NYPD disciplinary… Continue
Automatic gunfire littered a Brooklyn street Sunday morning, leaving a teenager dead and two men wounded in a wild spray of bullets that ended with a shooter trying to finish the job at a nearby hospital.
"What a gun battle," a police source told the Daily News. "They have been watching too much TV."
Police and paramedics raced to E. 93rd St. in East Flatbush around 1:20 a.m. Cops found evidence of a running gun battle with at least 46… Continue
Strict rule for Sasha Fierce: Beyoncé has a strict rule on her “I Am ... Sasha Fierce” tour: Photographers aren’t allowed to shoot her from behind. Says an insider of the singer, “Beyoncé’s costumes are so tiny and her choreography is so complicated that inevitably she sweats.
It looks pretty gross, so no one is allowed to shoot her from that particular angle… Continue
Pals of DJ Cassidy hit the New York Public Library on Wednesday night for the spinmaster’s 28th birthday bash, but many found themselves in a less-than-celebratory mood.
“Everyone was getting denied at the door!” exclaimed one partygoer, who witnessed R&B singer Shontelle patiently wait for nearly an hour to get into the fete. Among those who did make it in were Jay-Z, Nas and Bobby Brown, who gave an impromptu… Continue
Former champion Arturo Gatti, who was scheduled to testify in a trial in New York this week in a lawsuit filed against the New York State Athletic commission by former opponent Joey Gamache, has been found dead in northeastern Brazil, according to several reports.
Gatti, 37, was on a second honeymoon with his wife and 10-month-old baby when his blood-stained body was found in an apartment in Porto de Galinhas, the Canadian Broadcasting Company… Continue
Putting all her money into exploding bustiers and pant-less leotards, Lady Gaga told UK's The Sun that she's "gone bankrupt about four times now." The 'Poker Face' singer says she's leaving little money to get ahead. "Every dollar I earn goes on the show. Now we're finally getting to a place where it's not bankruptcy. Then again, with another tour coming up soon I'll probably be homeless again," she said.
Gaga's extravagant spending habits might… Continue
Pedro Espada has back-stabbed his way to the top.
Let's see how long it lasts.
The turncoat senator from the South Bronx, whose defection to the Republican minority paralyzed action in the Senate on a raft of bills for an entire month, landed an even bigger reward yesterday with his sudden return to the Democratic fold.
Meet Senate Majority Leader Espada.
This sleazy pol, who doesn't even deign to keep a district… Continue
A 23-year-old Phoenix woman's suicide attempt was thwarted when her boyfriend, watching it on the Web, called her house to alert her father.
The woman was talking with her boyfriend in chat room over a Web cam when the two began to fight.
"The boyfriend tried to tell her that he's leaving from her life. She thought her life was over," a family friend told Fox News.
With her boyfriend watching, the woman hanged herself from… Continue
An NYPD sergeant and three officers were stripped of their guns and badges after they allegedly failed an integrity test and kept a bunch of hats and shirts that the Internal Affairs Bureau left on a Brooklyn street, police sources said.
Instead of bringing the found booty in for inventory, the cops gave them out to people in the neighborhood. Sgt. Isaac Acevedo and Officers Deangelo Jones, Eliseo Morales and Cory Smith… Continue
Even as fans filed into the Tennessee Titans' LP Field Thursday, staring raptly at rolling video of Steve McNair's on-field heroics and writing condolence messages in large albums, a woman in Minnesota grieved alone, in her own way.
The former business manager of a Minneapolis strip club told the Daily News that McNair had been a frequent visitor to the club and had an intimate and extramarital relationship with an exotic dancer for about six… Continue
OSAMA BIN LADEN'S son Omar first realized the depth of his father's evil when his beloved dogs were taken away and gassed in a chemical warfare experiment, he says in a new memoir.
Omar also confirms what U.S. officials have long believed - that his father was tipped off to a 1998 U.S. attempt to kill him.
He writes that Bin Laden got a secret communication and fled his Afghan camp two hours before cruise missiles struck… Continue