Jimmy Kimmel comes home to Brooklyn for week of shows

BROOKLYN, New York City — In January, Jimmy Kimmel will mark 20 years as the host of his own late night TV talk show. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is now the longest running late night show still on the air, and he just signed a new contract extension with ABC for 3 more years. Kimmel was … Read more

Runners retrace fallen hero’s path in 9/11 Tunnels to Towers 5K race

Survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks and veterans of wars that followed were among the 32,000 people who laced up Sunday for the Tunnels to Towers run to retrace the steps of fallen FDNY hero Stephen Siller. The annual 5K event honors Siller for his remarkable race to the World Trade Center towers from Red … Read more

NYCHA groundskeeper wounded in shooting at Brooklyn housing project

A city housing authority groundskeeper was wounded in the crossfire during a shootout at a Brooklyn housing project Thursday, police and law enforcement sources said. The 33-year-old victim, an employee of the New York City Housing Authority, was hit in the right thigh around 11 a.m. at Red Hook Houses on Columbia Street — with … Read more