NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 22:00 2019-08-13

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion

Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion

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That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
17:39 2019-06-14

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
22:52 2019-06-15

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise....
21:00 2019-08-21

German theme park forced to shut down ride that looked like ‘flying swastikas’ A theme park in Germany was forced to close their new ride Eagle Fly after people said it looked like “flying swastikas.” Park guests reported the resemblance to Tatzmania theme park in Löffingen after it debuted. The ride, which opened at the end of July, features one long arm with two ...
08:13 2019-08-21

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
19:39 2019-06-09

Universal Orlando announces new Epic Universe theme park Universal Orlando says construction has started for Epic Universe, which executives promise will "forever change theme park entertainment." Find out more about what themes and rides the Florida park will hold....
00:13 2019-08-02

Universal announces new Epic Universe theme park, possibly with Nintendo attractions The Dark Universe is dead, long live the Epic Universe. Movie fans definitely weren’t interested in seeing a bunch of famous actors resurrect Universal’s old monster characters and tying them together into a Marvel-style cinematic universe, but perhaps they’ll be more interested in a physical embodi...
02:13 2019-08-02

Ride resembling 'flying swastikas' is shut down by German theme park The operators of the Eagle Fly attraction said they had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi emblem until they saw footage circulated online....
15:52 2019-08-21

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and don’t have to pay licensing fees. Cabbies dro...
01:52 2019-06-04

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
19:00 2019-06-27

Boy plummets 30 feet from roller coaster at theme park A mom “screamed hysterically” as her 6-year-old son dangled from a roller coaster Thursday before falling 30 feet to the ground. Stunned eyewitnesses reported seeing the boy fall from the Twister ride at Lightwater Valley theme park in the UK. One witness said the child “slid out a...
01:00 2019-05-31

Universal is opening a new Florida theme park – and it's said to be the most 'epic' yet UNIVERSAL has given travel fans a sneak peek at its new project. An exciting new theme park is in the works in Florida – and its called Epic Universe....
18:13 2019-08-01

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionsgate will open what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park featuring high-tech experiences that will place guests inside some of the studio’s top films, including “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight,” this summer in China. Lionsgate En...
11:52 2019-05-22

Universal Orlando Planning ‘Epic’ Fourth Theme Park (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Universal Orlando officials said Thursday that the resort is doubling in size with plans for an “epic” fourth theme park, but they offered almost no information on when the new park will open, what it will hold or how much they are spending. The secretive nature o...
16:52 2019-08-05

Universal Orlando Planning “Epic” Fourth Theme Park (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Universal Orlando officials said Thursday that the resort is doubling in size with plans for an “epic” fourth theme park, but they offered almost no information on when the new park will open, what it will hold or how much they are spending. The secretive nature o...
01:01 2019-08-03

Disney scores permit to launch Marvel-inspired theme park (CNBC) – With Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially open in California and the sister land in Florida gearing up for debut in August, Disney has already started working on its next big theme-park project — a Marvel-themed land. Last year, CEO Bob Iger teased the expansion to the company’s Califo...
22:26 2019-06-14

Rumors swirl about Universal Orlando’s new Epic Universe theme park The short list of reasons to visit Florida is growing ever so slightly. At a news conference Thursday morning, Universal Orlando announced the development of a new Orlando theme park, Epic Universe. The group, which owns two Orlando theme parks — Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure — ...
21:39 2019-08-01

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Disney's new theme park in pictures Disneyland has offered a first glimpse of its newest attraction, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park. Visitors can build their own droids and lightsabers, interact with aliens and step into the cockpit of an exact copy of the Millennium Falcon. The interactive experience allows a team of six peo...
14:52 2019-05-30

Theme park to bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ to life this summer LOS ANGELES — Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park in China this summer. Lionsgate Entertainment World will offer severa...
11:00 2019-05-23

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after a visit with workers.       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the threshold of a half-billion visitors for the first time...
00:01 2019-05-24

Universal reveals new ‘Epic Universe’ theme park in Orlando The 'war' for tourists between Universal Orlando and Disney World is great for the public; Universal just announced it will open a new theme park.       ...
21:00 2019-08-02

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages after visit Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after a trip to Disneyland.       ...
06:39 2019-07-18

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3-D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the chance to vote if the Royal......
07:00 2019-05-25

Lightwater Valley theme park: Boy, 7, who fell from rollercoaster now fighting for life in hospital, police say A seven-year-old boy who suffered head injuries after falling from a rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley theme park is now fighting for his life in hospital, police have said....
13:13 2019-05-31

I rode the new 'Harry Potter' coaster at Universal Orlando and it's one of the best rides at the entire theme park Theme Park Review A new "Harry Potter" coaster is open Thursday at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida. I rode Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure three times during the afternoon and evening on Tuesday with media. It's the perfect ride for Potter fans because of the at...
21:39 2019-06-13

Rabies warning issued near Disney's Epcot theme park after employees scratched by feral cat Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral animals after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area....
18:26 2019-07-10

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages after undercover visit Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after an undercover trip to Disneyland.       ...
05:00 2019-07-16

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
19:52 2019-07-10

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
12:52 2019-06-14

3 hurt in log ride crash at California amusement park RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riversi...
04:39 2019-05-27

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. The "Adlerflug," German for "eagle's flight," will now be redesigned....
04:39 2019-08-21

Multibillion-dollar Singaporean investing giant says its returns have taken a major hit Singaporean state investment firm Temasek Holdings on Tuesday reported a plunge in its returns over a one-year period amid a challenging economic environment compounded by trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
10:26 2019-07-09

Take a ride back in time at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh institution Kennywood just opened a roller coaster with nine inversions but the Pittsburgh park also maintains several classic rides dating back nearly a century.       ...
11:13 2019-08-24

An Amusement Park Ride Snapped in Half and Killed Two People in India A popular pendulum-style ride at an amusement park in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad broke on Sunday while the ride was operating. The accident was caught on video. The city mayor’s office said two people died, and 29 others were injured in the accident at Kankaria Amusement Park, accord...
08:13 2019-07-16

Disneyland releases stunning photos of completed Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park attraction Disneyland has released a series of amazing images showing its new Star Wars theme park attraction, which is set to open in California on Friday 31 May....
17:52 2019-05-30

Utah's Arches National Park certified as international dark sky park; what does that mean? The designation will help Utah's Arches National Park grow astronomy programs and encourages astronomy-based tourism in nearby communities.       ...
14:00 2019-07-10

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Lake are coated with the blue-green muck, which...
11:26 2019-08-25

Amusement park ride installed in Norwich Cathedral, finally making church fun Cathedrals, built high over the centuries to dominate the minds and natural landscape of the surrounding area, are often extraordinarily beautiful buildings. Regardless of one’s personal faith, they, like so many religious monuments, feature stunning architecture, sculpture, and paintings. The only ...
08:39 2019-08-10

Watch: Bungee cord snaps on slingshot ride at Florida amusement park A visitor to a Florida amusement park captured video of the moment a bungee cable snapped on a slingshot ride just as it was about to launch with passengers....
23:00 2019-08-21

Swastika Ride Shut Down at German Amusement Park After Going Viral on Social Media A new ride at a German amusement park recently raised quite a few eyebrows on social media for its bizarre design. Now the ride, called the Adlerflug or “Eagle’s Flight,” will reportedly be shut down after so many people pointed out the obvious: The ride looks like two giant swastikas.Read more......
18:00 2019-08-22

Reid Park Zoo announces death of jaguar, Simone Reid Park Zoo announced the death of the 23-year-old jaguar, Simone, Saturday. The zoo says Simone was euthanized Friday due to age-related health issues. Animal care and veterinary staff at the zoo says they had been managing Simone’s health and felt this was the best call given her declining...
22:26 2019-07-06

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratizing free public resources, are a major part of mak...
16:39 2019-05-27

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:52 2019-05-30

City Releases New Design For Shillito Park Playground LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – City officials have released the new playground design for Shillito Park and it looks like kids will have a lot to enjoy. After 25 years, the city decided that the equipment desperately needed to be replaced. Element Design, PLLC created the new design, which they cal...
16:39 2019-06-14

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
19:26 2019-07-08

'Cartwheels out of the boat': Family ejected from log ride at California amusement park Three people were injured as a log-shaped car flipped over and ejected a family from a water ride at Castle Park in Riverside, California, on Saturday.        ...
17:52 2019-05-27

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
15:39 2019-07-18

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
01:52 2019-06-02

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
01:26 2019-08-02

NYC considers plan to turn island of graves into city park NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are considering a plan to turn an island where poor and homeless people have been buried for 150 years into a park. The City Council held a hearing Thursday on a proposal to turn Hart Island over to the Parks Department to be run as a park that would be reache...
18:13 2019-05-31

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony G...
08:26 2019-07-10

Major League Soccer announces St. Louis expansion franchise, 28th team in league Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to St. Louis, the 28th team in league. Miami, Nashville and Austin clubs on the way.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
20:00 2019-06-13

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was last seen alive. ...
03:52 2019-07-20

'The world is my theme park': Tom Hanks finds it easy to think like a kid in 'Toy Story 4' Tom Hanks returns for another animated go-round as Woody in Disney's 'Toy Story 4' while fostering his America's dad label on screen and off.        ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
16:26 2019-07-10

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.       ...
21:39 2019-07-22

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite its intended purpose of serving mostly women and ch...
02:52 2019-05-29

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
16:26 2019-07-11

Opponents say National Straight Pride Coalition has a hidden white supremacist agenda and shouldn’t be allowed to use Modesto, California city park (KCRA) Plans for a straight pride event in Modesto are causing controversy. Organizers said it’s freedom of speech, but LGBTQ activists said it spreads hate that goes beyond sexual orientation. A group called the National Straight Pride Coalition is trying to get a permit from the city to hold an ev...
07:39 2019-08-09

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
08:39 2019-08-10

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
01:52 2019-06-15

CVS announces further expansion into health care services CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 stores. The drugstore chain that quit selling tobacco several years ago said Tuesday it will expand a store model that it started testing recently. Its H...
14:52 2019-06-04

BMW plots major expansion of M performance range New M4, M3 and X8 M, as imagined here by Autocar, will be high-profile debutants Limited-run models and petrol-electric powertrains on the cards as performance division eyes more diverse line-up BMW’s M performance car division will expand its line-up with more M Performance and full-blown M mode...
03:52 2019-07-01

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan....
04:52 2019-06-15

Lockheed Martin announces $142M expansion of Arkansas plant LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it is spending $142 million and hiring 326 new workers over the next few years as it expands its south Arkansas facility. The Maryland-based company on Monday announced the expansion of its plant in Camden, about 85 miles (140 kilometers) southwest of Li...
17:13 2019-06-17

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It took a last-minute try to do it, in front of more tha...
17:13 2019-06-17

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
04:00 2019-06-14

Living In ... Cliffside Park, N.J. With easy access to the city but more affordable housing, the borough draws a range of residents — even some who thought they’d never leave New York....
14:13 2019-07-10

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
21:52 2019-06-05

There's a new national park. Find out where. Indiana Dunes National Park, a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the US National Park Service....
21:26 2019-06-05

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying....
23:26 2019-07-11

Movies in the Park launches for the summer TUCSON — Cox Communications launched its annual Free Summer Movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox Mo...
06:52 2019-06-01

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Is More Than a Vindication of the Central Park Five Nearly an hour into the premiere episode of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries When They See Us, four of the boys who will soon be known as the Central Park Five are left alone together in a holding cell. (The fifth, Korey Wise, is locked in with adults because he’s all of 16 years old.) ...
07:13 2019-05-22

'Always Be My Maybe' pairs Ali Wong and Randall Park Netflix keeps churning out romantic comedies, often relying on the smallest of wrinkles to distinguish them. In the case of "Always Be My Maybe," it's clearly a vehicle for Ali Wong and Randall Park, who also hold writing and producing credits on this relatively bland concoction, which blends a whol...
19:00 2019-05-30

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball courts combined. This massive green space is just one part of the 150,000 square feet of amenities that will be on offer at Front and York, a 1.1-mill...
04:52 2019-06-06

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
00:26 2019-06-15

Josh Wolff named first head coach of Major League Soccer expansion team Austin FC Former U.S. men's national team player and assistant coach Josh Wolff will be the first head coach of Austin FC, which begins MLS play in 2021.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

N4T Investigators: Downtown park closed 4 years TUCSON – A Downtown park has been closed 4 years, and city leaders are still trying to figure out how to reopen it. Veinte De Agosto Park became a homeless camp in 2015. With pressure from the business community, the city closed the park entirely. The park is in Council Member Regina Romero’s ward....
10:52 2019-06-28

Another racehorse dies at Santa Anita Park An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack....
19:39 2019-06-07

‘When They See Us’ actors revisit Central Park Five case The five young actors who play the accused in the first half of the series were horrified to learn details of the case and hope it can lead to changes in the judicial system....
03:26 2019-06-01

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
23:52 2019-05-31

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
00:00 2019-06-08

4 the Weekend: Goat Yoga at Udall Park ARTS Star Wars Fri, Sat  & Sun Showtimes vary Join Film Fest Tucson and the Fox Tucson Theatre for a special weekend of Star Wars films! On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be screenings of the original Star Wars trilogy. Tickets start at $5. June 28- Star Wars: Episode IV: 7 p.m. June 29- Sta...
18:52 2019-06-27

Burlesque star’s old Gramercy Park co-op is for sale This Gramercy Park co-op was once home to the late burlesque star Sherry Britton, born Edith Zack, who performed in the 1930s and early 1940s. At 5-foot-3, she had an 18-inch waist (long before the days of Photoshop) and took her stage name from a bottle of Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry. Want to liv...
02:00 2019-07-25

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Why the original Jurassic Park's dinosaurs still look better than the ones in the sequels Jurassic Park is one of the most important movies in modern history, which is why it’s been a bummer to see how its sequels have paled in comparison. The original’s power is explored in a new video essay from Films&Stuff, which chronicles the way director Steven Spielberg used scale and framing ...
01:00 2019-08-22

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
03:52 2019-06-19

Why we should all head to the park – the greener the better | Alex Clark When a friend came to see me just before she died, we went to the nearest green space. Now a study suggests we’re all happier outsideThe last photograph I have of a friend was taken a few days before her death, when she had mounted a brief escape from the drudgery of hospital life and come to London...
04:26 2019-08-23

Five goats honored for eating their way through Riverside Park These kids are more than all right. Five of the 24 goats brought in to spend the summer chewing their way through the poison ivy and weeds choking the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park were feted Thursday in the first annual Goat Awards. Massey, a 10-year-old animal named for her native Massachusetts...
03:52 2019-08-02

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
06:00 2019-06-08

Zion National Park condors may have a new chick Rangers at Zion National Park in Utah have filmed a pair of California condors that are exhibiting behavior indicating that they have recently hatched a chick. The giant birds were once on the verge of extinction. (May 21)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Masturbating ‘perverts’ are destroying our park: nudists Clothing is optional — but creeps are not permitted. A nearly two-acre zone of Paris’ Bois de Vincennes park is designated for nudity — but a few sickos are screwing it up for everyone. “Voyeurs and exhibitionists come to annoy women — some masturbate in front of them,” a recently ...
20:52 2019-07-24

Little League park robbed of nearly $5,000 worth of equipment While Little Leaguers in Kentucky were trying to enjoy their Fourth of July weekend, someone broke into their park and stole equipment.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Grant Allows for Improvements at Handicap-Accessible Park GEORGETOWN, KY (Lex 18) – A one-of-a-kind playground in Scott County is about to get more improvements specifically meant to help handicapped and mobility challenged children. It’s exciting news to many people, including 11-year-old Josh Divens who, because of Spina Bifida, can’t a...
10:26 2019-05-24

Riverfront Bronx park now a wasteland after $4M makeover A riverfront park the city spruced up with $4 million in taxpayer money is now a virtual wasteland. The main entrance to Bridge Park in the Bronx, a greenway that runs under the George Washington Bridge along the Harlem River, was gated off for months and only reopened Thursday, a day after The Post...
05:26 2019-08-18

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were essentially immortalized into infamy as soon as th...
21:39 2019-05-21

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franck Bohbot remembers were in Alicante, in the south of Spain. The first thing he and his parents did was go to a big water park. “It was so much fun,” he...
12:26 2019-05-26

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
02:13 2019-05-27

When They See Us: behind the harrowing Netflix drama about the Central Park Five The cast of Ava DuVernay’s devastating fact-based drama talk about the story’s prescience and their memories of the original caseFrom the 39th floor of the Mandarin Oriental in New York, Central Park’s spring blossom takes centre stage in a sweeping Manhattan panorama. But even from this high up, it...
08:00 2019-05-30

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
06:00 2019-06-10

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $7,995 per month. The couple bought the 1,211-squar...
03:13 2019-06-13

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
19:52 2019-07-16

Central Park 5 prosecutor to leave Columbia Law NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reappointment as a part-time lecturer due to negative p...
05:13 2019-06-13

AOC touts Netflix series ‘When They See Us’ on Central Park Five WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a thumbs up to the new Netflix series about the Central Park Five, which launched on the streaming service last week. “I’m thrilled that this story is being told, I’m thrilled at how it’s being told because that is something that really was such ...
01:26 2019-06-05

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
21:52 2019-08-16

Major Continuity Error: HBO Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The people who make Game of Thrones are human like everyone else and that means a mistake from time to time, but this one is likely to go down in entertainment history as one of the worst. HBO is apologizing in advance for a scene in the Game of Thrones finale where Jon Snow’s cell phone goes off an...
18:26 2019-05-21

Repairs scheduled for Saguaro Park hike trail TUCSON – Work crews are set to start working on repairing several large drainage tunnels in Saguaro National Park, park officials said. The crews will concentrate on the Hope Camp Trail, which is located in the Rincon Mountain District, officials said. Workers will start the reparation work on...
12:39 2019-07-24

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5 BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Tuesday night after both managers were ejected. Ariel Jurado (4-2) struck out six while pitching six innings of three-run ball, and Pence, Asdrubal Cabrera and Ronald Guzman each had...
09:26 2019-06-12

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
01:26 2019-07-09

Creep allegedly followed woman into Brooklyn park and raped her A creep followed a woman into a Brooklyn park last weekend and raped her, police said early Wednesday. The suspect approached the 26-year-old woman at about 3 a.m. on Saturday while she was walking home near Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard in East New York, cops said. Cops said he tried to ...
08:00 2019-08-07

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
06:13 2019-07-19

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between the male and female birds. They estimate the chic...
21:00 2019-05-31

Toddler mauled to death by leopard in national park A 2-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard yesterday at his family’s staff quarters inside Kruger National Park in South Africa. The terrified toddler was bitten repeatedly on the neck and body, and despite his distraught parents rushing him to the hospital, he was pronounced dead on ar...
23:00 2019-06-06

Meet the computer scientist who saved Bletchley Park Tucked away in an estate in Buckinghamshire, England, is a 19th-century mansion. You wouldn’t be able to tell from the outside, but this mansion, named Bletchley Park, was the central home to Alan Turing’s team of WWII codebreakers, the team of cryptographers who were able to decipher the German Eni...
21:39 2019-07-08

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his soon-to-be-baby would be a girl, if it was blue, it&...
04:00 2019-08-20

Agua Caliente Park closing Monday for renovations TUCSON — Starting Monday, Agua Caliente Park will be closed for several months as renovation efforts begin. The park spreads over one hundred acres with a warm spring and pond, making it an oasis in the southwestern desert. For the next few months, Pond 1 will be drained as Pima County works t...
04:00 2019-08-20

Avalanche blocks cyclists at Glacier National Park Thirteen bicyclists were stranded for about eight hours by a rock slide and an avalanche Monday on the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

LI dad busted after taking daughter to park, trying to sell crack A father on Long Island was arrested after taking his daughter to the playground on Wednesday afternoon — to sell crack. Chaleek Williams, 25, was cuffed in front of his 2-year-old child at about 4 p.m. for allegedly trying to sell the drug outside of Oxhead Road Elementary School in Centereac...
10:39 2019-05-23

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby and sent hundreds of visitors fleeing from heavy s...
03:00 2019-06-10

Park, van Dam, Lee share lead at Ladies Scottish Open Jane Park, Anne van Dam and Mi Hyang Lee took advantage of calm conditions in the opening round of the Ladies Scottish Open, shooting 8-under 63s to share the lead        ...
05:39 2019-08-09

Another Racehorse Dies After An Injury At Santa Anita Park (CNN)– An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack. A spokesman for the California Horse Racing Board, Mike Marten, sai...
12:26 2019-06-07

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
11:39 2019-06-19

Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park 'I know these fans want the finish, I'm happy I gave them that,' says Michael Conlan The post Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park appeared first on Boxing News....
01:52 2019-08-04

Lima's Kennedy Park: Home to more than 100 cats Over a hundred cats have made Lima's Kennedy Park their home, with local feline lovers and volunteers taking time to take care of the furry creatures.       ...
13:39 2019-07-23

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men were exonerated, Trump said Tuesday, “You have...
04:26 2019-06-19

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
05:52 2019-07-05

Dead body found in Union Square Park A dead body was discovered lying in the grass at Union Square Park on Thursday afternoon, police said. Authorities were called shortly after noon to the park near East 15th Street and Union Square West, where they found the unidentified man unresponsive, police said and photographs show. He was pron...
00:52 2019-06-07

Cuomo promises new railroad station at Belmont Park A controversial plan to bring a new $1.2 billion arena and entertainment venue to state-owned Belmont Park will now include a $105 million full-service stop on the Long Island Railroad, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The station serving Belmont, NY, is a huge score for the New York Islanders ar...
09:39 2019-07-09

Golf: Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open South Korea's An Byeong-hun roared up the British Open leaderboard as he picked up three strokes by the halfway stage of his third round on Saturday....
17:26 2019-07-20

Santa Anita Park To Remain Open After 3 More Horses Die LOS ANGELES (NBC News) — Santa Anita Park will continue with its race schedule, rejecting a request from state regulators to close even as the deaths of three more horses were reported in the last five days. The Daily Racing Form, a leading thoroughbred racing industry journal, and The Associated Pr...
16:13 2019-06-10

Students recognized for naming new natural resource park TUCSON – Six students were recognized on Tuesday for their role in naming a county-owned land, “Desert Haven Natural Resources Park.” The 15-acre park, located on 36th Street and Kino Parkway, will feature ramadas, picnic tables, walking trails, security lighting, fencing and a water feature for wil...
00:39 2019-05-22

Eight Grade I races Saturday at Belmont Park include many of best in U.S. Saturday's program at Belmont Park, including eight Grade I races, three of them Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" events, has attracted many of America's top horses....
18:13 2019-06-07

When They See Us review – Netflix's gut-wrenching tale of the Central Park Five Ava DuVernay pulls no punches in this urgent, astonishing retelling of an assault case that opened a window on injustice in AmericaDirector Ava DuVernay doesn’t spend long establishing the normality of the lives of young teenagers Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Korey Wise and Raymond...
13:52 2019-05-31

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
06:00 2019-07-03

Ali Wong and Randall Park on Always Be My Maybe, Bay Area hip-hop, and awkward car hook-ups Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. Wong and Park were kind enough to sit down with us to talk about c...
19:39 2019-05-30

Boeing's 737 Max Bills Include $2,000 A Month To Park Each Grounded Jet While regulators contemplate whether Boeing Co's 737 Max can safely return to the skies, workers in a California airplane-storage yard keep a careful vigil against earthier concerns. Crews have sealed......
08:00 2019-05-25

The Owners of Eleven Madison Park Are Ending Their Partnership Will Guidara and Daniel Humm, whose restaurant group includes the world-famous Manhattan destination, are splitting up in a major divorce for the industry....
23:00 2019-07-31

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park PRAGUE (AP) — Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London’s St. James’s Park home since the 17th century. Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday morning to transport cages on of a van will take t...
11:26 2019-05-30

Why do drivers bother reversing into supermarket car park spaces? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s a mystery to me – why do so many people reverse into parking spaces in supermarket car parks? It often requires several attempts to get prope...
14:26 2019-07-09

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
22:26 2019-07-15

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it highlighted the fact that CCTV cameras at Kempton Par...
23:00 2019-07-18

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years....
12:13 2019-06-15

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:26 2019-07-15

Fan at Globe Life Park struck by foul ball The female fan at Globe Life Park struck by a Willie Calhoun foul ball Sunday during the Texas Rangers' 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers was taken to the hospital....
23:00 2019-08-05

Rich in Surprises and Secrets, There’s a State Park Waiting for You Across the Western United States, you’ll find them in all shapes and sizes, and often close to home, in part because President Lincoln thought everyone should have access to nature....
19:39 2019-07-31

New details in officer involved shooting at Ft. Lowell Park TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park in the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult female, when an adult male started making suicidal th...
17:52 2019-08-16

Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
20:01 2019-05-21

EPCOR decides not to expand parking lot in Gold Bar Park EPCOR said Monday at Edmonton City Hall that it will no longer move forward with a parking lot expansion that would have covered a large area of river valley parkland....
10:52 2019-06-18

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They See Us,” a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. The president of Vassar...
06:26 2019-06-05

Ex-SeaWorld trainer blasts park over whale captivity A former SeaWorld trainer blasted the theme park over the dangers of whale captivity — and claims the attraction often downplayed the creatures’ acts of aggression. Former orca trainer, John Hargrove, said he quit the park after realizing the harmful impacts of captivity on the whales...
01:52 2019-06-08

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, officials said. The cyclist fired off......
15:52 2019-07-07

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at about 1:30 a.m. when two men walked up to them, po...
22:39 2019-07-07

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London's St. James's Park Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century....
10:52 2019-05-30

Astros park, where ball hit child, to extend nets Minute Maid Park, where a 2-year-old was injured when she was struck by a foul ball, is getting expanded safety netting this month, the Astros announced....
19:26 2019-08-08

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses say they heard a loud crackling noise followed by...
23:26 2019-06-14

Carl Hagenbeck: The inventor of the modern animal park No bars, no high fences: It's thanks to Carl Hagenbeck that most zoos today look that way. June 10 marks his 175th birthday. But he also had other controversial ideas for his parks: exhibiting humans as well....
11:13 2019-06-11

Park Jongwoo’s best photograph: unearthing bodies in Korea's DMZ ‘Many of the soldiers who died in the Korean war were teenagers, killed in their first two or three weeks of battle. Their corpses were never buried or identified’ Heartbreak Ridge sits in the east of the demilitarised zone, a 160-mile-long stretch that has separated North and South Korea since the ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Cox Movies to launch summer series at Reid Park TUCSON — Cox Communications will launch its annual free summer movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox...
16:52 2019-05-21

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
04:26 2019-06-19

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe, were killed. The animals were not related, park ...
21:52 2019-06-11

Agua Caliente Park to partially close for pond restoration TUCSON – Pima County’s Agua Caliente Park will be partially closed temporary for the restoration of its main pond. The partial closure is expected to be in place from June 12 to 14 and may possibly extend into the week of June 17. Pima County says the purpose of the restoration is to “conserve wáter...
21:52 2019-06-11

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Lyme Park in Cheshire closed after 'significant' flood damage Mansion that was Mr Darcy’s home in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice saved by sandbagsA major clean-up operation is under way at one of the National Trust’s best-known properties after severe flooding caused “significant damage”.The trust said it was unsure when Lyme Park, which featured in the BBC’s 1995 ...
17:52 2019-08-02

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 months old,” the park said in a statement on Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-06

'Central Park 5' tell Oprah of pain and redemption after Netflix series The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York's Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption....
11:00 2019-06-10

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her ...
08:26 2019-06-12

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
15:13 2019-06-12

Opinion: Haskell Day heat debacle should have been avoided at Monmouth Park Monmouth Park finally decided to run Haskell Day stakes in the evening due to searing heat, but took too long to react to new landscape.       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Fans pray for David Ortiz at Fenway Park ceremony Fans prayed for MLB great David Ortiz at Fenway Park on Monday, as the former Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” recovers from an ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic. The team led the moment of reflection before their game against the Texas Rangers, videos posted on...
03:13 2019-06-11

Avisaíl García Had Just The Absolute Dumbest Inside-The-Park Dinger Avisaíl García, the disorienting ceiling at the Trop, and the atrocious eyesight of Randal Grichuk all combined to give the Rays’ DH an atypical, embarrassing, inside-the-park dong during the Toronto-Tampa game on Tuesday night. In the third inning, facing Clayton Richard, García hit a high fly int...
07:26 2019-05-29

'Westworld' season 3 trailer shows robots venturing beyond the park HBO has released the first full trailer for Westworld's third season, and it's clear that there's much, much more to see than what you caught in the teaser. The clip shows a future city where the park robots have slipped into human society, with Dol......
04:26 2019-07-21

Tennessee probes park monitoring system after child death COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee regulators say they are investigating why a planned monitoring system has not been implemented at Cummins Falls State Park, where fast-moving water swept away and killed a toddler this weekend. Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation spokeswoman Kim Sc...
00:39 2019-06-13

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursday....
13:39 2019-06-21

Xanten Archaeological Park – Step Back and Experience the Romans Open-air archaeological parks or museums are increasingly popular as they bring the past to life.  ...
10:26 2019-07-21

Girl tossed into the air by charging Yellowstone National Park buffalo A nine-year-old girl visiting Yellowstone National Park was struck and thrown into the air by a charging bison, park officials said on Tuesday, but she survived the attack and was released after being treated at the Old Faithful Lodge....
05:52 2019-07-24

Officials: Bureaucracy meant no warning system in park death NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say bureaucratic issues were behind the lack of a warning system at Cummins Falls State Park, where fast-moving water killed a 2-year-old earlier this month. Parks and Conservation Deputy Commissioner Jim Bryson told lawmakers Wednesday that after 2017 flo...
02:26 2019-06-20

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says more than a dozen authors will participate in the event on June 15 including Kimberly Bartley ...
12:26 2019-06-07

‘Baby’ found dead near park turns out to be realistic doll NEW YORK (AP) — Police say what appeared to be a dead infant found outside a park in New York City turned out to be a realistic-looking doll. A runner spotted what she thought was a baby shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in a grassy area outside Crocheron Park in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens and c...
18:26 2019-06-18

Belgian park celebrates arrival of twin baby pandas BRUGELETTE, Belgium — A Belgian wildlife park is proudly announcing the birth of twin baby giant pandas. Pairi Daiza said in a tweet Friday that Hao Hao, a panda loaned to the park by China in 2014, has given birth to “two little ‘pink shrimps’ that are in good health and that she is taking......
02:26 2019-08-10

‘Dead baby’ found in Queens park appears to be hoax Cops claimed to have found a dead baby Tuesday morning outside Crocheron Park in Queens — but police sources now say it was just an “extremely realistic” doll in what appears to be a hoax. “The doll was created to look like it was decomposing,” a source told The Post. The doll, which was...
17:39 2019-06-18

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacuation shortly after noon Sunday north of Los Angele...
23:26 2019-06-09

FBI: ‘No foul play’ involved in Kentucky national park death PARK CITY, Ky. (AP) — FBI officials say they think no foul play was involved in the death of a woman found in Mammoth Cave National Park. News outlets report the body of 23-year-old Mariah Amber Decru was discovered in a cemetery on park grounds in March. Investigators said they had determined the c...
16:39 2019-06-18

Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search teamA woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported on Friday. Continu...
10:52 2019-05-25

43 Lakh Affected, 95% Of Kaziranga Park Flooded In Assam: 10 Points The Assam government today issued a red alert as the Assam flood situation turned extremely critical, displacing tens of thousands and cutting off entire portions of the state. As many as 4,157......
22:00 2019-07-15

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened Wednesday, days before the 10th anniversary of the...
17:26 2019-06-09

Cops rescue domestic parakeet from Fort Tryon Park NYPD officers came to the rescue of a feathered friend around 1 p.m. Sunday inside Fort Tryon Park in Fort George, after neighborhood residents spotted a tiny stray parakeet flying around, police said Tuesday. “A little guy like this would not survive outdoors. Lucky for him, Neighborhood Coor...
00:52 2019-07-17

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have been searching for Chance since he was first sighted ...
02:00 2019-07-16

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
15:52 2019-06-15

| Da Gama explains Highlands Park's 'private' pre-season plans Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama says the club are back in pre-season but it will be behind closed doors in order for there to be no distractions from the media....
18:13 2019-06-17

Belgian park trumpets arrival of twin baby pandas BRUGELETTE, Belgium (AP) — A Belgian wildlife park is proudly announcing the birth of twin baby giant pandas. Pairi Daiza said in a tweet Friday that Hao Hao, a panda loaned to the park by China in 2014, has given birth to “two little ‘pink shrimps’ that are in good health and that she is taking car...
20:26 2019-08-10

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve....
16:13 2019-05-24

Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with courage award LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan says the wrongfully convicted men known as the Central Park Five have shown true courage. Jordan praised the men — Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — during a luncheon Friday honoring “When They See Us,” a...
00:52 2019-06-08

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has “terminated its relationship” with Fairstei...
00:26 2019-06-08

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
00:26 2019-06-08

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the pride had been seen near the town of Phalaborwa, cl...
16:00 2019-06-07

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
01:52 2019-05-28

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
19:39 2019-05-27

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
01:52 2019-06-19

$1.3 billion Belmont Park arena proposal gets green light Officials approved on Thursday a proposal for a controversial billion-dollar arena at Belmont Park that would become the New York Islanders next home — paving the way for construction to begin, a report said. The $1.3 billion proposal for a 19,000-seat arena and a 250-room hotel got the green light ...
13:13 2019-08-09

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
01:13 2019-07-18

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
21:13 2019-06-13

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
21:00 2019-06-07

Tourist dies after slipping at Yosemite National Park waterfall A Romanian tourist died after slipping and falling at a Yosemite National Park waterfall, authorities told NBC News’ affiliate KCRA in Sacramento, California. The victim who fell 20 feet Wednesday at Bridalveil Fall was identified as Lucian Miu, 21, the station reported, citing authorities. Th...
06:00 2019-08-05

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine will automatically shut off. If a driver exits a veh......
05:52 2019-06-14

Jurassic Park to remain open for Game 6 after thunderstorms hit Toronto Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday they will make the call at 5 p.m. to keep fans in Jurassic Park or move them into Scotiabank Arena....
06:13 2019-06-14

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
21:26 2019-06-07

Body of suspected MS-13 victim discovered in Long Island park The decomposing corpse of what cops believe is a victim of MS-13 has been discovered in a Long Island park, law enforcement sources said Saturday. The remains were found in the Massapequa Preserve, just 100 to 150 feet from where another victim of the brutal gang, 19-year-old Julio Espantzay, was fo...
16:13 2019-05-26

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Locals who use park to boost their wellbeing face up to 47 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the expansion of Heathrow airport will be detrimental to mental health.Heathrow will on Tues...
09:26 2019-06-17

Cliffside Park, N.J.: A Brooklyn and Queens Vibe in Bergen County With easy access to the city but more affordable housing, the borough draws a range of residents — even some who thought they’d never leave New York....
18:52 2019-07-10

BET Awards: The Central Park Five, introduced as Exonerated Five, get standing ovation The BET Awards took a serious turn Sunday when the men known as the Central Park Five made an emotional appearance, embracing the bond between them.        ...
07:39 2019-06-24

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the Ohio national guard shot at hundreds of students protesting against the invasion of Cambodia, wounding eight and killing four. Kent State was seared int...
15:13 2019-07-06

Britain's Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, traveled on Tuesday to the old home of Britain's World War Two codebreakers - and where her own grandmother worked, visiting an exhibition marking the 75th......
15:13 2019-05-21

Five Black Men React to Netflix's When They See Us, Ava DuVernay's Series About the Central Park Five On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’t commit. In 2002, they were exonerated after the ...
19:39 2019-06-03

Central Park Five member buys $960K Harlem apartment At age 16, Korey Wise was the eldest of the Central Park Five to be wrongfully accused and jailed in the 1989 rape and beating of a 28-year-old jogger. Wise, portrayed by Jharrel Jerome in Netflix’s “When They See Us,” was the only defendant to be tried as an adult and suffered terrible abuse during...
05:52 2019-07-04

Central Park Five detective says Netflix series is full of ‘lies’ The ex-NYPD detective who made the first arrests in the Central Park Five case says the Netflix depiction of it is full of “lies” — putting police and prosecutors at risk. Eric Reynolds, who busted Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson, both 14 at the time, told the Daily Mail that Ava Du...
17:00 2019-06-29

Hunter Pence’s crazy inside-the-park homer wrecks Red Sox BOSTON — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unraveled after their manager and right fielder were ej...
08:26 2019-06-12

An Abandoned Water Park is an Excellent Playground for an Electric MX Rider While it’s still sad that Alta Motors is dead, it’s pretty great that these bikes are still being used to their full potential. Josh Hill invades and absolutely dominates an old water park in Palm Springs, California to lay down the hoon gauntlet. And he rides atop an Alta MX. With a mix of bravery,...
23:13 2019-07-06

Sting buys $66M pad in record-breaking Central Park building British musician Sting just paid $65.7 million for a penthouse at 220 Central Park South, the Billionaire’s Row building in New York City where hedge-funder Ken Griffin closed on a unit earlier this year for a record $238 million, according to property records. The new building, designed by Robert A...
19:39 2019-07-31

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda on Saturday after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Park, the second-ranked South Korean star who won the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapo...
05:39 2019-06-30

67-year-old pummeled while reading book in Central Park: cops A man spending a lazy morning in Central Park reading a Lewis Carroll classic was pummeled by a stranger — for looking at him the wrong way, authorities and police sources said Wednesday. The 67-year-old was thumbing through “Through the Looking-Glass” as he sat near Olmsted Way and West...
23:00 2019-06-05

BTCC Oulton Park: BMW's Turkington dominates race one from pole Colin Turkington converted pole position into his third win of the 2019 British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race at Oulton Park, despite carrying maximum success ballast...
16:52 2019-06-30

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
21:52 2019-07-09

Dutch take cycling to a new level, with world's biggest bike park In the Netherlands, where there are more bikes than people, serious money is being spent encouraging even more people to get on their bikesIn a nation with more bikes than people, finding a space to park can be a problem. The Dutch city of Utrecht is unveiling an answer at its railway station on Mon...
08:26 2019-08-19

Woman dead after falling from residential roof in Park Slope A woman died after she fell or jumped from the roof of an 11-story building in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on Saturday afternoon, police said. There was no indication of foul play. Residents at 267 Sixth St. said the woman, 30, was a guest of a tenant. “I heard this ‘thump,’ ” said one neighbor. “A......
07:26 2019-06-23

Turkington extends BTCC lead with Oulton Park double Colin Turkington Triple champion secures 50th career win, while Jake Hill is denied his first after being penalised for a mid-race clash Team BMW racer Colin Turkington extended his points lead in the British Touring Car Championship with an emphatic double victory at Oulton Park, including his...
21:00 2019-06-30

BTCC Oulton Park: Turkington clinches race two win as WSR takes 1-2 Colin Turkington controlled race two at Oulton Park to become only the fourth driver to score 50 wins in the British Touring Car Championship as BMW dominated proceedings...
17:52 2019-06-30

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
05:13 2019-08-20

85-year-old woman, five elderly men arrested on sex charges at Connecticut park FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Six people ranging in age from 62 to 85 face sex charges after being arrested in a conservation area in Connecticut. Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier...
14:26 2019-08-22

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
15:00 2019-05-21

Inbee Park shoots 62 to take LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Inbee Park had five straight birdies in a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead Friday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Seeking her 20th LPGA Tour victory and first since early last year, the South Korean star began the birdie run on the second hole of the round that st...
04:00 2019-06-29

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of Manhattan, warned boat operators last week that the...
11:00 2019-08-21

Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists say U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields. WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court, claiming the oil boom in s...
20:39 2019-06-03

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complained that they felt like they were being electrically...
21:52 2019-06-03

Brooklyn boy, 9, drowns during camp trip to Sahara Sam’s water park A 9-year-old Brooklyn boy drowned at a New Jersey water park during a trip with his summer camp, authorities said. Hersch Meilich Grossman, of Boro Park, was at the Sahara Sam’s water park in West Berlin Tuesday when he went into cardiac arrest in an outdoor pool just after 7:30 p.m., according to C...
00:13 2019-08-01

Birthplace of England's '9-day queen,' Jane Grey, discovered under park Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the foundations of the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey — a relative of King Henry VIII and Queen of England for nine days in July 1553....
23:26 2019-07-02

The Latest: Terror, confusion at Alabama park amid shooting AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Sunday killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Residents of an Alabama mobile home park described moments of confusion and terror as a gunman fired on authorities, killing one officer and injuring two others. Tammy Klinton says she init...
21:01 2019-05-21

10 great high-tech amusement park thrill rides “The rides have gotten totally immersive,” says Robert Ulrich, president of American Coaster Enthusiasts.       ...
02:52 2019-07-09

Photos: New York park-cleaning goats honored with G.O.A.T. awards A New York conservancy presented G.O.A.T. awards at a ceremony Thursday to five actual goats that have been working to clear invasive plants from a park....
05:00 2019-08-02

Stocks to Watch: Qualcomm, Williams and Park Hotels & Resorts Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday’s session include Qualcomm, Williams, Park Hotels & Resorts and Lam Research....
15:13 2019-08-01

The park is full of teenagers who are not up to anything dodgy, but still worry me | Romesh Ranganathan Playing football in the park on a Ranganathan day of fun, we are joined by Lionel Messi’s lovechildI am working a lot at the moment and so am trying to maximise my time with the family. A late night after recording the first episode of The Ranganation left me feeling a bit sleep-deprived last Saturd...
09:00 2019-06-01

Scalpers are using senior citizens to score Shakespeare in the Park tickets The theme for this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park might be everything to do about scamming the system. On opening night of the Public Theater’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” on May 21, one Upper East Sider scored three prime seats — second-row center — normally reserved for seniors. He to...
01:01 2019-06-02

CBOE Begins Disseminating Volatility Index Values on Three of CME Group’s FX Options Contracts: Dollar/Euro, Dollar/Bp and Dollar/Yen CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it began disseminating values for three new volatility indexes that CBOE calculates using the prices of CME Dollar/Euro, Dollar/British Pound and Dollar/Japanese Yen futures opt...
03:39 2019-05-22

Major Storytelling Error: David Benioff Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The final season of Game Of Thrones has received a lot of criticism for what many fans consider to be glaring creative mistakes on the part of lead writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Unfortunately, it seems like those fans are going to have to brace themselves for even more unpopular storytelling...
18:26 2019-05-21

Dutch take cycling to a new level, with world's biggest multistorey bike park In the Netherlands, where there are more bikes than people, serious money is being spent encouraging even more people to get on their bikesIn a nation with more bikes than people, finding a space to park can be a problem. The Dutch city of Utrecht is unveiling an answer at its railway station on Mon...
22:52 2019-08-19

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and where a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor was ph...
22:52 2019-07-24

Teen girl shot by stray bullet while sitting near Brooklyn park A 13-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder by a stray bullet while she was sitting on a bench near a Brooklyn park, police said. The teen was sitting on Herkimer Street near St. Andrew Place in Bedford-Stuyvesant soon before 8 p.m. when shots rang out, cops said. She was hit in the shoulder and......
09:39 2019-07-25

SeaWorld hits back after Virgin Holidays drops park from offerings Virgin Holidays will no longer offer tickets to tourist attractions featuring captive whales and dolphins — and SeaWorld fired back at the travel site for succumbing to “pressure from animal activists.” The travel company has announced the new policy will “come into effect as...
22:13 2019-07-17

Oulton Park BTCC: Hill loses maiden win after clash with Neal Jake Hill has lost his first ever British Touring Car Championship victory after being given a 20-second penalty following contact with Matt Neal in the final race at Oulton Park...
21:26 2019-06-30

Sung Hyun Park birdies 18th for LPGA Tour win in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and seventh overall. The 25-year-old Park is projected to move from second to first in the world ranking Monday. She will ta...
02:00 2019-07-01

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
19:01 2019-05-21

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Currency was injured while exercising Saturday morni...
21:13 2019-06-23

Lanxess, Bayer sell chemical park operator to Macquarie for $3.9 billion German chemical groups Bayer and Lanxess have agreed to sell integrated chemical site operator Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) for an enterprise value of 3.5 billion euros ($3.9 billion)....
14:52 2019-08-07

No walk in park as Sung-hyun wins LPGA event by one shot Park Sung-hyun made a tap-in birdie at the par-five final hole to win the NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday and stake her claim for the world number one ranking....
07:13 2019-07-01

The Central Park Five story tells us how we should face down racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix documentary When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to middle school, Jesse Jackson’s historic second run for president had taken place a year earlier, an...
12:13 2019-06-03

Watch: Brewers' Ben Gamel gets fastest inside-the-park homer of 2019 Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ben Gamel rounded the bases in fewer than 15 seconds for the fastest inside-the-park home run of 2019 during a loss to the Seattle Mariners....
18:52 2019-06-27

'Watermelon snow' found in Yosemite National Park at high elevation As the so-called dog days of summer have finally arrived, the still-frozen slopes of Yosemite National Park are now sporting what some may know as "watermelon snow," but don't confuse it for the popular summer treat....
22:26 2019-08-11

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the charge against them was led by a real estate mogul w...
20:13 2019-06-05

Nationals Park extends netting to foul poles, but not all fans want safety first The extended netting was installed in time for Monday's postponed game against the Colorado Rockies. Many fans were in favor, but others did not appreciate the extra precaution....
05:13 2019-07-23

Gunman shoots up mobile home park, tries to flee in Lyft: cops A gunman opened fire indiscriminately in an Indiana mobile home park, wounding an innocent bystander — then was caught by cops trying to make a getaway in a Lyft, according to police and reports. Issa Ishtawi allegedly barged into a home inside the Camelot Manor community in Portage, Ind. — about 10...
20:13 2019-06-05

Fortnite Fortbyte 30 Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park Location Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
19:39 2019-06-17

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
04:52 2019-06-16

Michael B. Jordan honors Central Park 5 with ACLU Courage Award Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series "When They See Us" without getting emotional and feeling like as a young black man he too could have faced a similar ordeal....
15:39 2019-06-09

Man awaits sentencing in 2017 Iron Horse Park shooting death TUCSON – A man convicted for murdering a 53-year-old man in 2017 is expected to be sentenced Tuesday. On May 23, Daren Encinas-Pablo was found guilty in the robbery and shooting that left Nicholas Encalade dead on Oct. 12, 2017, in Iron Horse Park, 75 N. First Ave. Encinas-Pablo was found guilty on ...
17:39 2019-07-16

Strong wind blows dozens of air mattresses through Denver park – video Dozens of inflatable mattresses cartwheeled across a park in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday as strong winds whipped through the neighbourhood. Robb Manes, who filmed the bizarre spectacle, described it as the ‘great mattress migration of 2019’. According to local reports, the mattresses had been set ...
21:52 2019-08-20

Visiting a park boosts your happiness like Christmas morning, new research shows People’s moods started to improve just on the anticipation of a park outing, and the afterglow of increased happiness subsisted several hours following park visits, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Vermont....
01:00 2019-08-22

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.        ...
02:00 2019-06-18

In a sunny park with my baby – and other reasons to hate summer | Séamas O’Reilly Sweat, freckles and my sun-creamed son covered in grass… is there anything more loathsome than sunshine?Like the cloying, clammy paw of a St Bernard on my chest, the summer sun has returned and you find me in despair. I hate everything about the heat – sweat, hot air, the rigmarole of fans, flies an...
11:52 2019-07-07

Colin Turkington beats Sam Tordoff to BTCC Oulton Park pole Colin Turkington scored his second pole position of the British Touring Car Championship season at Oulton Park, beating free practice pacesetter Sam Tordoff by three hundredths of a second...
18:13 2019-06-29

SummerStage concert series to debut new and improved Central Park venue If you’re heading to Central Park for a concert this summer, you’ll notice some changes at Rumsey Playfield. The City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage series — which will open Saturday with a free performance by singer-songwriter Emily King — boasts a new stage, better vantage points...
22:00 2019-05-30

A Failed Trump Golf Course Is Now a Dilapidated State Park – but Is It Worth $26.1 Million? When Donald Trump bought 436 acres in upstate New York two decades ago, he envisioned adding two new championship golf courses to his collection. He bought the wet, overgrown, tree-tangled parcels that sit miles off a state parkway beginning in 1998 for less than the current price of a two-bedroom c...
20:39 2019-06-14

LA Times: Breeders’ Cup officials decide to keep races at Santa Anita Park LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18/LA Times) – The LA Times is reporting that officials of the Breeders’ Cup have decided to keep the races at Santa Anita Park in California. Cup officials already told LEX 18 they will have no on-air comment on the meeting held Thursday. We do know the meeting was t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
06:13 2019-06-08

Kentucky’s High Court Rules In Trampoline Park Injury Case House of Boom LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier-Journal reports that the court said Thursday it reached a unanimous decis...
14:13 2019-06-17

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens in the 1989 rape and...
23:52 2019-06-07

First of 15 replicas of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Nationals Park The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Tuesday unveiled the first of 15 life-sized statues of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his historic walk on the moon. The resin statue was put on view at Nationals Park....
05:13 2019-06-05

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
16:26 2019-07-17

Skateboarders angered over plans to remove asphalt at Tompkins Square Park Skateboarders are up in arms over a city plan to put grass on their paved paradise. An online petition with a rare plea to actually “save the asphalt” had topped 15,000 signatures as of Saturday. Signers are begging the city not to turn the northwest corner of Tompkins Square Park into a field of dr...
07:13 2019-07-07

Chester Bennington Honored by Mom, Wife and Linkin Park on 2nd Anniversary of His Death Chester Bennington's loved ones paid tribute to the late rocker on Saturday, the second anniversary of his death. The Linkin Park frontman committed suicide in 2017. He was 41.......
23:13 2019-07-20

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Material Girl will appear at the two-day Pride Island dance party on June 30 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97. The event will officially close out the mont...
17:13 2019-06-03

Racehorse takes lead, dies at Laurel Park; Maryland’s 12th LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A 5-year-old horse died of a suspected heart attack during a race at Laurel Park, the 12th racehorse to die in Maryland this year. The Baltimore Sun reports the mare named Follow the Petals collapsed on Sunday immediately after she had taken the lead in her race. T...
14:26 2019-06-18

Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clashes....
20:00 2019-08-18

12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

New Menu: FIRE At The Park Takes Farm-To-Table Concept To Next Level The new summer menu at Fire is over 80% organic and has been designed to source ingredients from a growing list of suppliers and farmers who practice sustainable techniques to offer environmentally......
21:26 2019-07-18

At Santa Anita Park, Horses Must Now Be Evaluated by a Safety Team Before Racing The park and state regulators announced the formation of a review team of medical and racing officials after California’s governor called for changes at the track, where 29 horses have died since late December....
02:13 2019-06-13

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.” Elizabeth Lederer — who still serves as a p...
04:26 2019-06-13

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of directors at the Safe Horizon non-profit want Fairstein...
22:39 2019-06-04

Brookes wins Race Two at Cadwell Park after Irwin-Redding beef "Josh Brookes won Race Two at Cadwell Park in the British Superbikes - but the talking point was a furious stand-off between Andy Irwin and Scott Redding after an early collision."...
21:39 2019-08-18

10 years later, New York’s High Line park brought big change — and gentrification The High Line marked its 10th anniversary by opening its final piece last week. The short section, called the Spur, straddles the intersection of 10th Avenue and West 30th Street, and connects the High Line to Hudson Yards....
07:26 2019-06-10

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
11:00 2019-07-02

Kamala Harris wants Trump to watch Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five documentary The Democratic presidential candidate criticized the president for saying there were “people on both sides” of the exoneration of the men wrongly accused of raping a jogger....
01:13 2019-06-21

Sleepy, soft and oh-so-relaxing: Over 100 cats in Lima's central park Over a hundred cats have made Lima's Kennedy Park their home, with local feline lovers and volunteers taking time to take care of the furry creatures.       ...
19:13 2019-07-23

Breaking Barriers: Vets wanted for 9-day trek in Big Bend National Park TUCSON – Rough waters, the blazing sun and an unpaved road – while this may seem like the perfect setting for the latest adventure blockbuster ready to hit theaters this summer, some disabled, military veterans may see this environment as the perfect place to help them adjust back into c...
09:52 2019-06-06

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
14:13 2019-07-19

This New Jurassic Park LEGO Set Includes a Sexy Jeff Goldblum Minifigure God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs... and then this LEGO set. Welcome to Jurassic Park. It has been 26 years since the iconic film was released in theaters and now there is finally a LEGO set worthy of it.Read more......
02:00 2019-07-04

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
12:52 2019-05-22

The Brotherhood: Raymond Santana Creates a T-Shirt to Commemorate the Central Park 5 If, like me, you spent a good part of your weekend tearfully watching Ava DuVernay’s masterful When They See Us on Netflix, you likely walked away wanting to ensure the world never forgets what was done to Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Korey Wise and Raymond Santana....
19:39 2019-06-03

Watch: New York park posts signs after series of squirrel attacks Signs posted at a New York City park are warning visitors not to feed the local squirrels because the seemingly cute and cuddly residents have turned aggressive....
19:52 2019-08-14

Satanic Plaque and Altar Unearthed in The Queen’s Holyrood Park in Scotland In a secluded area of The Queen’s Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland, archaeologists have unearthed two mysterious objects, including a metal plaque depicting an upside-down pentagram with a horned beast in the center – most likely the demonic entity Baphomet – and an altar with undisclosed “displ...
14:26 2019-06-22

'Perverts in bushes' are ruining nude zone in Paris park, say naturists Users of Bois de Vincennes claim peace is being disturbed by voyeurs and exhibitionistsNaturists in a Paris park have complained that voyeurs and exhibitionists are spoiling their naked enjoyment.The nudists say they are being pestered in an area of the city’s Bois de Vincennes where for the last tw...
19:13 2019-07-23

India's Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort to cut debt....
16:13 2019-08-14

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
21:00 2019-07-23

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
19:39 2019-07-02

Briton injured at Benidorm water park could fly home if condition improves A British holidaymaker who broke his neck in a water slide accident in Benidorm could fly home at the end of this week if his condition continues to improve....
14:39 2019-07-23

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in a skyscraper water park in Tehran, Iran. Yeah, I ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Teen sucked into water park drain after possible dare-gone-wrong: report A 14-year-old Texas teen is reportedly in a medically induced coma after he was allegedly sucked into a water park drain possibly in a dare-gone-wrong scenario on Saturday. The teen, who was not identified by law enforcement to local media outlets due to his age, was at the Fun Town Water Park in Cr...
15:52 2019-08-16

Braving The Monsoon To Save Rhinos From Poaching In Assam National Park The monsoon may bring respite from the scorching heat, but for the rangers and animals at Kaziranga National Park it also brings danger as poachers take advantage of greater camouflage and flooding....
14:13 2019-07-05

Utah girl, 14, dies during family vacation at Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle....
11:26 2019-08-14

Toronto's Jurassic Park adds college vibe to NBA Finals 'Unique' NBA fan experience at Toronto's 'Jurassic Park' will be rocking with Raptors in NBA Finals        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it....
00:39 2019-06-12

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:52 2019-06-10

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
16:00 2019-07-10

‘Disturbed’ man jumps into Prospect Park Lake, rescued by NYPD divers Multiple 911 callers told police that the man jumped into the lake near Prospect Park West around 11:20 a.m. and started behaving erratically, then refused to get out of the water, cops said....
22:52 2019-08-01

You can buy Jedi robes at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, you just can't wear them in the park Fans can build their own lightsabers and drink blue milk at Disneyland's new Star Wars park. But they can't wear their new Jedi robes there....
23:52 2019-06-04

Missile hits Tripoli airport car park, grounding flights for three hours A missile hit the car park of Libya's only functioning airport in Tripoli on Saturday, forcing flights to be grounded for almost three hours before operations resumed, the airport and a witness said....
15:39 2019-08-24

Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Another horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a race at Southern California’s Santa Anita Park, the park’s owners said, bringing the number of equine deaths related to the venue to 25 since late December. It is the second horse to be euthanized after suffering injuries at the Arcadia...
03:52 2019-05-22

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
17:39 2019-07-18

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle. The family, from Utah, were riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road when a number of rocks rained down from the mountain and onto their vehicle at about...
05:00 2019-08-14

Rugby player on life support in Ibiza after three-storey car park fall A rugby league player is on life support in an Ibiza hospital after suffering horrific injuries in a three-storey fall from the island's airport car park....
03:26 2019-05-22

Blog helps bank nearly quadruple office space on Park Avenue A tenant that signed a five-year lease in 2016 at 90 Park Ave. is nearly quadrupling its space — thanks to a blog post. San Francisco investment bank Financial Technology Partners has now extended and expanded into the entire 16th floor, or 26,322 square feet. It is currently located on a 6,500-squa...
06:01 2019-07-24

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets from its massive portfolio.Although the company supplied 4G modem chips for Apple's iPhone for...
23:39 2019-07-01

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Lynn Kotler rapped the residents of 25 Centr...
00:13 2019-08-01

Hiker dies in off-trail fall at Yosemite, two others injured in separate incidents at park Yosemite National Park visitors are reminded of the dangers in venturing off-trail as one hiker dies in a fall. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
20:39 2019-08-06

Frank de Boer on Crystal Palace anger and turning things around at Selhurst Park Frank de Boer has opened up on his 77-day tenure as Crystal Palace manager, revealing his anger at being sacked after four Premier League games and claiming that he could have turned things around if given a chance....
18:00 2019-08-13

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated heat index of 110 degrees. “Heat kills, so it’s extremely foolish and reckless for Monmouth Park to stay open with temperatures soaring to record ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
16:39 2019-06-09

Man reportedly hunting Bigfoot fires shots at campers at a Kentucky national park The man had one explanation for why a couple's Kentucky campsite was destroyed at Mammoth Cave National Park: "It was bigfoot country."        ...
12:13 2019-08-01

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
12:26 2019-07-16

This teacher found a 2.12-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park lets you keep any diamond you find, and one man found a big one! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged killer’s trial....
01:13 2019-06-11

Yukon plane crash kills U.S. National Park Service safety officials Two top safety officials for the U.S. National Park Service in Alaska were killed in the Memorial Day crash of a single-engine airplane in Canada's Yukon territory, officials said on Tuesday....
05:39 2019-05-29

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 parking spaces. Manhattan Community Board 7 approved the city’s plan for a northbound protected bike lane by a vote of 27-7, with four abstention...
08:26 2019-07-03

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
11:52 2019-05-30

Breeders’ Cup Affirms Commitment to Hold 2019 Championships at Santa Anita Park Horse racing at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California, Photo Date: 3/3/2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 27, 2019) – After a meeting of and discussion with its Board of Directors today in Lexington, Ky., Breeders’ Cup Limited affirmed by unanimous decision its commitment to conduct the 2019 Breeders’ Cup...
01:52 2019-06-28

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor A tornado levelled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday...
20:52 2019-05-26

Annie Park leads CP Women's Open; Brooke Henderson 1 back Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Canadian Women's Open        ...
06:00 2019-08-23

Bubbles, bleeps and Linkin Park: electric cars now have to make strange noises by law Electric cars are about to get a lot noisier. New legislation means that all hybrid and electric vehicles sold in the EU must be fitted with an acoustic vehicle alert system, which makes sound so pedestrians and cyclists aren't caught unawares.The rule applies to all four-wheeled vehicles (so m...
18:26 2019-07-01

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of controversy triggered by a new TV series about the infamous “Central Park Five” case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the chairman of the Safe Horizon victims service...
00:00 2019-06-05

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
20:39 2019-06-13

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

The Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park is approaching a record number of eruptions The world's tallest active geyser is known to be unpredictable. But if there was ever a year to witness its spectacular surge of water, this might be it....
20:39 2019-07-05

Santa Anita Park sees 26th horse death since late December A third horse in nine days and 26th in the last five months has died racing or training at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

SeaWorld hits back at Branson as Virgin stops selling park tickets SeaWorld has hit out at Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson for "succumbing to pressure from animal activists" after he announced his travel firm would no longer sell tickets to the theme parks....
21:52 2019-07-17

Liverpool wait on Yasser Larouci tests after bruising Fenway Park friendly Liverpool lose 2-1 to 10-man Sevilla in BostonLarouci stretchered off after horror tackleYasser Larouci was stretchered off the pitch following a nasty challenge as Liverpool fell 2-1 to Sevilla during their pre-season friendly in Boston.Jürgen Klopp later said it appeared Larouci had been “lucky” n...
04:52 2019-07-22

'Firebird' roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top of a hill....
09:26 2019-07-19

California man busted on weapons, drug charges after homemade shotgun goes off in park: police A California man was allegedly tinkering with a homemade shotgun in a public park on Tuesday when the weapon accidentally fired, leading police to find and arrest him....
06:00 2019-08-01

Sam Tordoff sets fastest time in BTCC Oulton Park practice session Sam Tordoff topped the British Touring Car Championship times in free practice at Oulton Park, with his early effort four tenths clear of practice two pacesetter Dan Cammish...
14:39 2019-06-29

The REAL Fast & Furious: Supercars speed around London car park in epic video A LONDON car park was transformed into a scene straight out of The Fast and Furious when some of the best drivers turned the concrete building into a petrolhead's paradise....
17:13 2019-05-21

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming around noon Sunday. Atlantic Beach Fire Department off...
12:39 2019-06-03

'Fresh Off the Boat' actor Randall Park isn’t mad at Constance Wu for being frustrated at the show’s renewal “Fresh Off the Boat” star Randall Park says there are no hard feelings with his co-star, Constance Wu, after she publicly declared she was upset about the comedy’s Season 6 renewal at ABC....
17:00 2019-06-14

Raptors fans overload Toronto’s Jurassic Park for Game 6, spill onto street Jurassic Park couldn't contain the long lineup of fans that snaked around Scotiabank Arena and past neighbouring Union Station in downtown Toronto, so police had to shut down nearby streets to make up for the overflow....
11:13 2019-05-26

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
19:26 2019-07-04

Park Police chief MacLean promoted to top Interior Dept. law enforcement post MacLean, a 28-year veteran of the Park Police, has been criticized for his silence during the Bijan Ghaisar investigation. He will oversee the Park Police and six other federal law enforcement programs....
23:39 2019-08-22

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
01:13 2019-06-14

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
12:26 2019-06-08

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
04:26 2019-06-23

Dozens injured when wave machine unleashes tsunami at Chinese water park Shocking video shows the moment at least 44 people were injured when a wave machine malfunctioned at a water park in China – unleashing a tsunami that swept over the swimmers. In the footage, which went viral, the tidal wave hurls dozens of revelers – both adult and children – into the air as shouts...
16:13 2019-08-01

These Naruto-Inspired Water Park Moves Are Making an Infectiously Joyous Splash Instead of using a Naruto run to storm Area 51 — an idea that over 2 million people recently latched onto — these water park attendees got inspired to bring the Japanese anime show’s magic to life in a much less dangerous situation. In a video that began going viral on Reddit on Tu...
05:26 2019-08-21

Video shows bison tossing nine-year-old girl in air at Yellowstone national park Witness says bull animal charged after visitors stood too closeGirl treated and released from park clinicA nine-year-old girl has been tossed into the air by a bison at Yellowstone national park after the bull charged at a group of about 50 visitors who were standing too close to the wild animals. R...
20:13 2019-07-24

Thousands pour into Portland park for faceoff between far-right rally, far-left antifa forces Trump commented on the possible confrontation by tweeting that the city is "being watched very closely" and that he hopes the mayor will "do his job."        ...
23:52 2019-08-17

Glacier National Park: Going-to-the-Sun Road clear of snow ahead of June 22 opening Snowplows have cleared the east and west sides of Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road ahead of schedule, leading up to its June 22 reopening.        ...
20:00 2019-06-06

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out....
13:26 2019-07-14

Toddler found dead inside dryer at Georgia trailer park: deputies A 2-year-old Georgia girl was found dead after climbing inside a dryer, authorities said. Officials from the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office told WTLV that the unidentified toddler was discovered Sunday at a trailer park in Waycross, a town of about 14,000 that is 120 miles southwest of Savannah. T...
02:52 2019-06-08

Breeders' Cup will stay at Santa Anita Park, where 30 horses have died since December Craig Fravel, president and CEO of the Breeders’ Cup, says the ownership of Santa Anita has made “meaningful and effective reforms” to improve safety.       ...
03:39 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris calls on Trump to watch Netflix miniseries about Central Park Five "Sensationalized media coverage — including a 1989 full-page ad placed by Trump — made it almost impossible for them to be treated fairly," she wrote.        ...
15:52 2019-06-20

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
13:52 2019-06-07

Police ID three bodies found inside barrels at New Hampshire state park nearly two decades later Three decomposing bodies found inside two barrels at a New Hampshire state park between 1985 and 2000 have finally been identified as a mother and her two children who were last seen with a known serial killer in 1978, officials said Thursday....
16:26 2019-06-07

President Trump Played a Key Role in the Central Park Five Case. Here’s the Real History Behind When They See Us The newspaper ad shows up in the second episode of Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama When They See Us. It’s a full-page proclamation, headlined in capital letters: “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!” Like the rest of the series, this ad is taken from the rea...
00:39 2019-06-01

Lightning-caused fire at Grand Canyon National Park grows to 25 acres NORTH RIM, Ariz. (KPNX) — Grand Canyon National Park managers say one of the three fires ignited by lightning recently on the North Rim grew. The Ikes Fire is located three miles east of Swamp Point. It started on July 25, according to park officials. In the last few days, the fire went from just a ...
02:00 2019-08-02

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian rule out Liberal party support for a Nationals bill that would open up the Murray Valley national park to logging.The premier refused to comment on T...
12:13 2019-07-11

As Queen’s Park rises, any campaign help from Ford carries both risks and rewards for Scheer "He needs to be seen as a standalone leader, not the little brother to better-known premiers," one strategist said of the risk Andrew Scheer may run by taking help from Doug Ford....
04:52 2019-06-08

NSW deputy premier vows to open up Murray Valley national park to logging John Barilaro wants to remove protection by either de-gazetting the entire park or reducing its sizeThe NSW deputy premier has vowed to introduce legislation to open up a national park in the state’s Riverina region to logging.John Barilaro wants to remove protection of the 42,000 hectare Murray Val...
02:13 2019-07-11

Michigan national park is the first to allow visitors to use a powerful 'track chair' to experience trails Trails through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can be steep or sandy -- but people who require hiking mobility assistance can now rent a motorized chair with treaded tracks to get around....
20:26 2019-07-09

Albino alligators at Florida animal park produce rare batch of 19 eggs Earlier this month, staff members at an animal park in Florida were delighted to learn that an albino alligator “couple” at their facility produced a rare batch of 19 eggs. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Trainer Chad Brown sweeps Arlington Park's Grade I's, just misses at Saragota Trainer Chad Brown saddled the winners of all four stakes races Saturday at Arlington Park, including the Grade I Arlington Million, and just missed a perfect weekend by finishing second and third in Saratoga's Grade I....
21:26 2019-08-12

Director Kenny Leon and Danielle Brooks Bring Blackness to Shakespeare in the Park As actor Danielle Brooks sings and shines as Beatrice in director Kenny Leon’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, the director can’t help but feel pride in his vision of staging an all-black production in the famed Shakespeare in the Park coming to fruition....
20:52 2019-06-21

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCard every time I use the subway or bus, and say hel...
23:39 2019-05-31

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
17:26 2019-08-19

Summer getaways we're losing to climate change, from Alaska to Yellowstone National Park Which vacation destinations are suffering from temperature and weather fluctuations? These getaways are deteriorating due to climate change.       ...
19:26 2019-07-05

Summer getaways we’re losing to climate change, from Alaska to Yellowstone National Park Which vacation destinations are suffering from temperature and weather fluctuations? These summer getaways are being lost to climate change.       ...
18:13 2019-07-05

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
10:13 2019-06-23

Glacier National Park chalet destroyed in 2017 fire expected to be rebuilt by October Construction crews have to hike seven miles in and climb 3,300 feet per trip to rebuild the burned chalet, using materials dropped by helicopter.       ...
18:13 2019-06-18

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
22:26 2019-06-18

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
15:39 2019-06-07

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
22:13 2019-06-05

Fortnite Fortbyte 37 Location Found inside a disaster bunker basement in Pleasant Park Found inside a disaster bunker basement in Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
17:26 2019-07-08

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot missing after fighter jet crashes in Death Valley Nat'l Park The fate of a U.S. Navy pilot whose fighter jet crashed Wednesday in California's Death Valley National Park is not yet known, military officials say....
22:00 2019-08-01

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Montana’s Glacier National Park The family was traveling west on Going-to-the-Sun Road when the vehicle was hit by rockfall at around 7 p.m., according to a Glacier Park release.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series finale at Petco Park in San Diego....
19:52 2019-06-03

Universal's Halloween Horror Nights park show to feature 'Stranger Things,' 'Ghostbusters' Universal Studios Orlando Resort has announced a new, nighttime lagoon show for Halloween Horror Nights that will feature characters from "Stranger Things" and "Ghostbusters."...
06:39 2019-08-17

Blindfolded mountain goats flown in slings across US national park back to natural habitat Blindfolded mountain goats are being flown across a US national park in slings dangling from helicopters in a bid to return them to their natural habitat....
09:52 2019-07-10

9-year-old girl tossed in air after bison charges group of tourists Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists.       ...
13:00 2019-07-24

Amusement park mascot dies of heatstroke amid sweltering temps in Japan behind 10 other deaths A man dressed as a mascot at an amusement park in Japan is one of at least 11 people who have died in recent days as a result of a heatwave that's sent temperatures soaring across the country....
21:26 2019-07-31

Drivers are killing bears at Yosemite. Park rangers are shooting back -- with radar guns. Traffic stops in national parks are up 4% as rangers crack down on speeding motorists in their mission to protect animals.        ...
08:13 2019-08-21

Bizarre Bigfoot Incident Leads To Gunshots In America’s Mammoth Cave National Park A camping trip in the back country of Mammoth Cave National Park played out like a horror movie for a terrified couple. ...
16:00 2019-08-01

Addisleigh Park leaders slam Chirlane McCray over Billie Holiday statue location A statue of Billie Holiday, commissioned by first lady Chirlane McCray’s program to honor female luminaries, is slated to be erected in front of Queens Borough Hall, four miles from the jazz legend’s home in Addisleigh Park in the 1940s. And that decision has angered leaders in the music-loving neig...
11:26 2019-08-25

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
18:39 2019-07-11

2 giraffes at Florida wildlife park suffer 'instantaneous' deaths after lightning strike, officials say Two giraffes at a Florida wildlife park died were killed instantly last month when they were struck by lightning as a storm rolled through the area, park officials announced Tuesday....
16:52 2019-06-12

Tigers trade chip Nick Castellanos rips home stadium: ‘This park’s a joke’ Detroit Tigers outfielder Nick Castellanos helped break the team’s six-game losing streak Sunday by slamming a walk-off homer, but he isn’t as thrilled as expected. A frustrated Castellano used the moment to rip his team’s home ballpark for how deep it is to center field, feeling it has cost t...
20:13 2019-07-23

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to be suspended as the track's management has chosen to press on....
17:26 2019-06-10

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:39 2019-06-20

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and all hell broke loose amid a growing culture war.       ...
20:26 2019-07-12

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
18:26 2019-06-13

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
19:00 2019-06-13

Mariska Hargitay hasn't talked to Central Park Five prosecutor friend Linda Fairstein Mariska Hargitay has not been talking to former "Central Park Five" prosecutor and friend Linda Fairstein.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-minute commute to the City and has many acres of open space, while thousands of houses and flats are on the way in what will be one of the largest conce...
16:39 2019-05-22

Red Sox Give Up History's Easiest Inside-The-Park Home Run When Brock Holt's Body Unexpectedly Shuts Down This was an odd moment in Tuesday night’s Rangers-Red Sox game. Red Sox outfielder Brock Holt chased a Hunter Pence opposite-field smash toward Pesky’s Pole in right. Holt misjudged the ball on the fly and failed to haul it in, and the ball caromed off the low wall and back onto the track in deep ri...
09:52 2019-06-12

Romanian tourist dies, two injured in three separate falling incidents at Yosemite National Park, officials say One person is dead and two more were injured in three separate falls this week at popular waterfalls in Yosemite National Park, prompting park officials to warn tourists against climbing the dangerous features. ...
17:26 2019-08-03

Full Circle: The Exonerated Five's Korey Wise Moves Into Luxury Condo Overlooking Central Park For 30 years, New York City’s Central Park has served as the origin of unspeakable anguish for Korey Wise, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, and Yusef Salaam—more commonly known as the Central Park Five but now known as the Exonerated Five. But in an unexpected full circle moment, it...
23:26 2019-07-08

Newcastle vs Arsenal highlights in pictures: Premier League goals and action from St James' Park Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ensured Steve Bruce's reign as Newcastle head coach began with a defeat as Arsenal launched their new Premier League campaign with victory on Tyneside....
21:39 2019-08-11

Crystal Palace 0 Everton 0: Wilfried Zaha returns as Morgan Schneiderlin sent off in Selhurst Park stalemate Wilfried Zaha came off the bench to make his first appearance since handing in a transfer request but could not inspire Crystal Palace as they were held to a goalless draw by 10-man Everton at Selhurst Park....
18:13 2019-08-10

US Navy jet crash at Death Valley National Park in California injures 7; status of pilot unknown U.S. Navy officials are investigating the cause of a F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crash in California. The status of the pilot is unknown.        ...
06:13 2019-08-01

A girl felt bad after taking a rock from a national park, so she mailed it back and apologized in an adorable letter After pocketing a rock on her trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a young visitor felt guilty. So she sent the rock back with an adorable letter. Find out how park rangers reacted....
12:39 2019-08-22