A THINLY DETAILED tale of heroism tantalized the nation in the months after the Pearl Harbor attack.
THE NYPD MAY have complicated the investigation into the murder of a Connecticut man found dumped in a shallow grave in New Jersey by trying to pressure apair of suspects into cooperating, sources toldthe Daily News Tuesday.
THE LOUISIANA driver who shot and killed former Jets player Joe McKnight has been charged with manslaughter, five days after the road rage shooting.
IT WAS A moment to warm even the coldest heart--and feet. A caring NYPD transit cop played Santa to a 70-year-old homeless diabetic man, presenting him with an $18 pair of compression socks Tuesday at a Grand Central Terminal get-together.
A REFRIGERATOR may have sparked the fire that killed 36 people at a ramshackle, illegally converted Oakland warehouse, officials said Tuesday.
COPS SWEPT into the basement of a Bronx building and seized two dozen roosters and chickens, as well as cockfighting equipment, authorities said.
COPS HAVE released an artist's sketch on Tuesday, of a man who attacked a Muslim MTA worker wearing a hijab in Manhattan.
A HACKER WHO targeted celebrities was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison. The Bahamian computer whiz admitted in May to robbing stars of numerous unreleased scripts, along with their private messages and sex tapes.
THIS POOCH needs a break from his ruff life. A severely injured puppy found on the Lower East Side is recovering at an animal hospital.
MORE THAN 330 public schools are offering new coding classes as part of Computer Science Education Week, city schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said Tuesday.
A SCHOOL BUS drove into a sinkhole that opened up on a Brooklyn street Tuesday afternoon, injuring the driver.
INMATES WON'T be hauled to court in their Rikers Island-issued jumpsuits after the City Council passed a bill banning the practice Tuesday.
ATTORNEYS FOR A disgraced rookie cop who fired his gun in a dimly lit Brooklyn stairwell and killed an innocent man are expected to drop their appeal of his conviction, the Daily News has learned.
TAIWANESE government officials paid the law office of former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole a monthly $20,000 fee to lobby for them -- a business arrangement that appears to have aided in the President-elect having made a diplomatic overture to the island after a 37-year hiatus.
A FRAUDSTER convicted of selling bogus Star Trek-inspired medical devices will live long and prosper -- behind bars.
DONALD TRUMP demanded Tuesday that the Pentagon cancel a contract with Boeing for the construction of new presidential planes, tweeting that the fleet's price tag had grown "out of control" -- moments after the publication of a story in which the aviation giant's CEO criticized the President-elect over his trade stance.
THE SECRET SERVICE is now a selling point of Trump Tower. Brokers advertised Secret Service protection at President-elect Donald Trump's Manhattan skyscraper as an "amenity" for potential clients, Politico reported Tuesday.
METS FANS can dream of spring at Citi Field while spreading a little winter warmth on Wednesday. The Amazin's are working with New York Cares in an effort to collect new and gently used coats for homeless New Yorkers.
TWO PEDESTRIANS died in separate crashes over a 24-hour period in Brooklyn and Queens, police said. At about 8 p.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that said the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs.
BEST.MISTAKE.Ever. The wrong lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million. State lottery officials say 70-year-old Dante Castillo usually picks his own numbers.
CHARGES WERE dismissed Tuesday against a 20-year-old man busted last year for allegedly firing a BB gun at a member of the mayor's security detail, his lawyer said.
A LUXURY car rental company wants a whopping half million dollars from Brooklyn rapper Desiigner for wrecking its Ferrari, according to reports.
AN NYPD sergeant whose job is to screen department candidates was suspended after getting arrested for drunken driving on Long Island, authorities said Tuesday.
RESPONDING TO the furor over a Lower East Side nursing home that was flipped for luxury condos, the City Council passed a bill Tuesday to impose stricter rules on the lifting of deed restrictions.
THE 91-YEAR-OLD Holocaust survivor who fought off a purse snatcher in Greenwich Village doesn't think her attacker should go to jail if she's mentally ill.
ALBANY -- Citing widespread "legal voter suppression" in New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he will push a package of electoral reforms in the upcoming year.
MICHAEL FLYNN JR., the son of Donald Trump's national security adviser pick who has attracted attention for using social media to push the so-called "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory, is now off the Trump transition team, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Tuesday.
ONE OF comedy's biggest acts is ready to rock his first standup tour in nine years -- no joke. Chris Rock, 51, will perform in cities across the U.
ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19 Today finds you in an unfamiliar and frustrating corner. While you'd prefer to be actively going forth in hot pursuit, instead you're feeling uncertain of how to start your engines.
"Wall Street" star Michael Douglas said at the UJA-Federation's Wall Street Dinner that people in their business often tell him the Gordon Gekko character he played in the 1987 movie inspired them to become traders.
Hello, Dolly? "9 to 5" co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda (below, left to right) were all smiles at the "Make Equality Reality" gala in Beverly Hills.
WHEN YOU'RE Sean (Diddy) Combs, everything's collectible. The rap mogul hit the streets of Miami last week personally recruiting young women for his party at Rock-well Miami nightclub, then followed up the day after one of his big bashes with at least one beauty he didn't see there.
Manhattan: Thank you to the Daily News for covering the rise in hate crimes ("Hate and the city," Dec.
According to a 2014 study by the UCLA Civil Rights Project, New York City's schools are the most segregated in the entire nation.
The words are burned into American memory, and so is the criminal act they describe: "Yesterday, Dec.
It is for psychologists to determine precisely what triggered Donald Trump's out-of-theclear-blue-sky threat to cancel Boeing's contract to build a new Air Force One, due for delivery around 2023.
And just like that, as if the wizard of City Hall cast a magic spell lifting a charm, Bill de Blasio's "agents of the city" vanished as absurdly as they had arrived -- as a contrivance of a mayor scared of transparency as criminal investigations into his political operation swirled.
ASLONG AS Woody Johnson doesn't pick John Idzik as his chief of staff and Santonio Holmes as his embassy spokesman, he probably won't do too much damage to relations with the United States' chief ally as ambassador to Great Britain.
A one-word answer, in the form of a text, from someone in the Mets' organization on Tuesday succinctly summed up the significance of Chris Sale going to the Red Sox, as opposed to the Nationals: "Whew.
THE GIANTS' triumph of getting both Victor Cruz and Jason PierrePaul back from career-threatening injuries fell far into this season's rear-view on Tuesday, replaced by the increasingly challenging and ominous realities of not just Cruz and Pierre-Paul but this entire 2016 team.
STAFF AND WIRE It's official: No other Yankee will ever don a No. 2 uniform. The team announced Tuesday morning that it will retire Derek Jeter's number and unveil his Monument Park plaque on May 14.
Already dealing with depth issues up front, this was the last thing the Rangers needed. Rick Nash tweaked his groin in the second period and Matt Puempel left in the first with a concussion in the Rangers' 4-2 loss to the Islanders Tuesday night in Brooklyn.
MIAMI -- Derrick Rose's goal of playing all 82 games is in jeopardy. The point guard left Tuesday's 114-103 victory over the Heat in the third quarter and will be reassessed before tonight's nationally-televised showdown against the Cavaliers.
JASON Pierre-Paul limped through the Giants' locker room Tuesday afternoon, and all signs pointed to the defensive end missing at least Sunday night's NFC East home showdown against the Cowboys.
OXON HILL, Md. While the Red Sox stunned the baseball world Tuesday by adding Chris Sale to the top of their rotation, the Yankees were working to solidify the other side of their pitching staff.
LEBRON James, the rightful recipient of Sports Illustrated's prestigious Sportsman of the Year award, is in town for the next two days.
OXON HILL, Md. - Step right up, ladies and gentleman, it's the greatest spring show in Florida. In this parking lot we have three-wheeled vehicles, sports cars, a couple of horses and a pig.
EVERYONE knows Taylor Hall can score and set up teammates. He also showed he can deliver a devastating hit on Tuesday night.
Rashaan Salaam, the 1994 Heisman Trophy winner and one of the most decorated football players in the University of Colorado's history, was found dead in a Boulder, Colo.
ADAY after one of the most embarrassing home defeats in franchise history, Jets head coach Todd Bowles attempted to clarify the specifics of his decision to start second-year quarterback Bryce Petty for the final four games of this season.