Hochul campaign hired son of donor tied to $637 million ‘paid’ COVID deal

The son of Kathy Hochul, a major donor, was hired in her campaign just as his father was hosting a fundraiser for the Democratic governor — and his father’s company was called “pay to Play” said $637 million in high COVID-19 tests just weeks before it won a deal. James Tebere, 21, begins his resume … Read more

Cardi B pleaded guilty to 2018 strip club brawl

Cardi B pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges on Thursday, admitting to paying a friend $5,000 to beat up a woman who worked at a Queen’s strip club in 2018. Wearing a form-fitting cream dress, the Bronx-raised ‘WAP’ rapper was convicted of third-degree assault and second-degree reckless danger as part of a deal that would … Read more

New York City taxi fares could jump 23% under new proposals

City officials say taxi fares in New York City will jump 22.9% under a new city proposal to raise yellow cab meter fares for the first time in over a decade. Fares for yellow or green taxis haven’t changed since September 2012, when Uber entered the New York City market and dramatically transformed the hire … Read more

Former MLB pitcher-turned-cop Anthony Barbaro’s wake

Port Authority police officer Anthony Barvaro, who was murdered by a wrong-way driver on his way to Manhattan’s 9/11 memorial, will be remembered as a “family man” and a “role model” at this Staten Island vigil on Tuesday. I was. About 300 mourners waited in line at Matthew Funeral Home in Westerley. Barbaro was a … Read more

Hochul Donors Earn Bigger Benefits Than Competitors on COVID Testing Contracts

Gov. Kathy Hochul made New Yorkers pay twice as much for COVID tests from a company that has resulted in about $300,000 in donations to her campaign compared to vendors in other states. Elections on November 8th. “Whether pay-to-play or utter incompetence, New York taxpayers, and federal taxpayers, have been massively deceived,” said John Kenny … Read more

New York City woman stole nearly $300,000 in bogus investment scheme: Federal Reserve

A Manhattan woman was arrested Thursday in a scheme to siphon about $300,000 from dozens of investors and use the cash to finance her luxurious lifestyle, the Fed said. Leikenya Hopkins, 44, said investing in herself in people of color would bring her wealth across generations, and she used the money to rent fancy apartments … Read more

Bedbath & Beyond’s Gustavo Arnal was overwhelmed before committing suicide

Gustavo Arnal, CFO of Bed Bath & Beyond, was so stressed by working 18 hours a day that he considered taking time off weeks before he committed suicide, a new report says. The late executive was also upset about the impact of a $1.4 million equity sale in mid-August, which had pre-planned the sale and … Read more

Inside the Jenga Building in New York City where Gustavo Arnal jumped to his death

The 18th-floor lower Manhattan apartment at 56 Leonard Street, where Bedbath & Beyond chief financial officer Gustavo Arnal died after jumping off Friday night, is expected to hit the rental market in the coming weeks. There is Records show Arnal, 52, and his wife Alexandra Cadenas Arnal were leasing the unit for $17,500 a month … Read more

Who Was Bed Bath & Beyond’s CFO Gustavo Arnal?

The Bed Bath & Beyond top-level executive, who apparently jumped from a Tribeca skyscraper, was a reputable businessman who expanded his career around the world before his sudden death on Friday. Gustavo Arnal was hired by Bed Bath & Beyond in May 2020 and is credited with helping the New Jersey-based retail giant weather the … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond Executive Gustavo Arnal Gets ID as NYC ‘Jenga Building’ Jumper: Source

The troubled Bed Bath & Beyond chief financial officer has been identified as the man who jumped to his death from the iconic new Tribeca skyscraper known as the “Jenga Building.” Gustavo Arnal, 52, who was also the executive vice president of a struggling home goods retailer, has plummeted since he was Police sources … Read more