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Neighbors thought beheading was Halloween display

nypost.com — They're used to jack-o'-lanterns and plastic skeletons when Halloween rolls around in sleepy Farmingdale - so neighbors on one block thought someone really got creative with a headless body on one side of the street and a bloody noggin on the other. But this was no decoration.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Massive drill bit nearly skewers packed subway car

nypost.com — That was a "bit" too close for comfort! A giant drill bit nearly skewered an F train packed with passengers when an MTA contractor missed its mark while digging a well, officials said on Thursday. The train, which was loaded with around 800 passengers, had just pulled out of the 21st Street-Queensbridge station in Long Island City around 11:45 a.m.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @joelcifer: No big deal just a huge drill that almost turned a packed F train into an actual horror movie nyp.st/1sNhlqC pic.twitter.com/EIv2w2fsKg

Oct 30, 2014

RT @joelcifer: No big deal just a huge drill that almost turned a packed F train into an actual horror movie nyp.st/1sNhlqC pic.twitter.com/EIv2w2fsKg

Oct 30, 2014

RT @joelcifer: No big deal just a huge drill that almost turned a packed F train into an actual horror movie nyp.st/1sNhlqC pic.twitter.com/EIv2w2fsKg

Oct 30, 2014

No big deal just a huge drill that almost turned a packed F train into an actual horror movie nyp.st/1sNhlqC pic.twitter.com/EIv2w2fsKg

310-pound Teletubby wreaks havoc on college apartment

nypost.com — BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A student accused of breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume and stealing leftover food is facing charges. Police say the 6-foot-2, 310-pound Lehigh University student, Terez Owens, was dressed as the Laa-Laa character from the BBC children's series when he damaged a door early Sunday in Bethlehem.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @KirFlem: PA cops bust a 310 pound teletubby for ransacking college apartment. nypost.com/2014/10/30/310…

Oct 30, 2014

PA cops bust a 310 pound teletubby for ransacking college apartment. nypost.com/2014/10/30/310…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @nypost: 310-pound Teletubby wreaks havoc on college apartment nyp.st/1sNlIBU

Oct 30, 2014

His name is TEREZ OWENS RT @nypost: 310-pound Teletubby wreaks havoc on college apartment nyp.st/1sNlIBU

Larry Brown rants and raves about Sixers: ‘It makes me sick’

nypost.com — Don't expect a Larry Brown Day in Philadelphia anytime soon. The former 76ers coach, back in the college ranks with SMU, has taken shots at the Sixers for a variety of reasons, ripping their rebuilding - or in some people's opinion, tanking - plans, the analytics-heavy front office and not inviting him back for Allen Iverson's jersey retirement ceremony last year.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @joshkosman: For fans of Apollo's Josh Harris and private equity check out Larry Brown's criticism of 76ers. nypost.com/2014/10/30/lar…

Oct 30, 2014

For fans of Apollo's Josh Harris and private equity check out Larry Brown's criticism of 76ers. nypost.com/2014/10/30/lar…

Neighbors close blinds as ‘peeping’ janitor is identified

nypost.com — Creeped-out women who live across from PS 116 played it safe on Wednesday after The Post revealed how a janitor routinely spied on them from the school roof - by closing their curtains tight. "I'm really upset. My window faces that side.

Knicks ruin LeBron’s Cleveland homecoming, pull off shocker

nypost.com — CLEVELAND - It was the Miracle by Lake Erie! The Knicks really know how to destroy a wild Northeast Ohio party and stun the basketball world. Figuring to be sacrificial lambs to mark LeBron James' super-hyped return to Cleveland, Derek Fisher's Knicks stole a stunning 95-90 victory Thursday night, reducing the King to an overanxious shell of himself while quieting Quicken Loans Arena.
Oct 30, 2014

Knicks ruin LeBron's Cleveland coming-home party as Melo and triangle sing nyp.st/1wim2Pc via @nypost

Democrats threaten public shaming to get voters to polls

nypost.com — Democrats are telling voters that they better head to the polls - or else. The New York State Democratic Committee is trying to shame New Yorkers into voting next week by sending out threatening letters warning that the political group can easily find out which slackers failed to show up at the polls.

Taibbi’s First Look exit reveals worker unrest

nypost.com — Chaos reigns at Pierre Omidyar 's First Look Media. Clashes over budgets, editorial direction and mission plagued the company this summer and a complaint filed with management last month against star recruit Matt Taibbi by a female employee over Taibbi's "verbally abusive and unprofessionally hostile" management style has First Look in disarray, according to a report Thursday on one of the media company's sites.

White Jew tries to apply for fellowship for minority journalists

nypost.com — Freelance journalist Evan Gahr, who is white and Jewish, is trying to apply for an $85,000 one-year investigative journalism fellowship run by BuzzFeed and the Columbia Journalism School seeking to find "journalists of color and other diverse backgrounds." Gahr said that at one point he e-mailed BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith and offered to start visiting a tanning salon so he might qualify.

Performance by Giants’ MVP hurler among most historic

nypost.com — Fourteen playoff games, twelve of them starts. A 2.14 ERA. Seventy-seven strikeouts and 15 walks in 88 ¹/₃ innings. "I think Reggie Jackson is going to have to consider giving up his 'Mr. October' nickname," John Thorn, the official historian of Major League Baseball, said Thursday in a telephone interview.
Oct 30, 2014

Where does Madison Bumgarner's 2014 postseason rank all-time? It might be the best. #Giants #WorldSeries #Royals bit.ly/1wLKnwJ

Giants’ Jennings plods ahead, but will miss Monday

nypost.com — If the Giants have any fields to plow, Rashad Jennings appears ready for the workload. He spent Thursday's practice off to the side, hitched up to a heavy sled, pulling it across the grass. As far as football, though, the starting running back will have to wait, again.
Oct 30, 2014

Giants’ Jennings plods ahead, but will miss Monday via @NYPost nyp.st/1rElugh

Pugh on mission to show Eagles debacle not his defining game

nypost.com — Justin Pugh's dedicated journey to starting right tackle for the Giants has encompassed too much hard work and too much focus for one game to wreck it all. OK, so Philadelphia happened. According to Pro Football Focus, Pugh yielded four sacks in the 27-0 loss on Oct.
Oct 30, 2014

From @MarkCannizzaro: Pugh on mission to show Eagles debacle not his defining game via @NYPost nyp.st/1vm0Hjy

Jets fans ‘fired’ up over Idzik’s boners

nypost.com — Jets fans tired of general manager John Idzik have created a website titled: " firejohnidzik.com " Four friends decided to create the site after listening to Idzik's rambling news conference on Monday. "We were so disgusted after the game on Sunday, that the last thing we wanted to hear was that ridiculous press conference," said Jason Koeppel, one of the site's creators.
Oct 30, 2014

Fed up Jets fans create a website trying to get Idzik fired #nyj: nyp.st/1sNdn1e via @nypost

Rising DE Damontre Moore finally to get shot

nypost.com — Last week, Damontre Moore went to the movies with Michael Strahan for a private screening of "Ouija,'' which had not yet been released. "Once again when you're Mr. New York you can do those type of things.'' Moore told The Post on Thursday.
Oct 30, 2014

Rising DE Damontre Moore wants to impress buddy Strahan via @NYPost nyp.st/1wOQS3r

Fans take frustrations out on Decker, wife amid disaster season

nypost.com — Jets fans let wide receiver Eric Decker and his country-singer wife Jessie James Decker know they are not in Denver anymore. Jessie James Decker got into a little Twitter war with Jets fans Thursday after they sarcastically responded to her husband's question asking why people rooted for the team.
Oct 30, 2014

Fans take frustrations out on Decker, wife amid disaster season #nyj: nyp.st/105u4OV via @nypost

Shaun O’Hara: ‘Pedestrian’ Giants offense out of excuses

nypost.com — Andrew Luck will be bringing the NFL's second highest-scoring offense into MetLife Stadium on Monday night. And what will the Giants be bringing? "I look at the offense and I say, 'What did they do well? What did they do best?'
Oct 30, 2014

Shaun O'Hara: 'Pedestrian' Giants offense out of excuses via @NYPost nyp.st/10CCRsm

Wife defends Eric Decker: Sarcastic Jets fans are ‘haters’

nypost.com — Eric Decker was trying to do something nice for Jets fans. Welcome to New York, Eric. The receiver in his first year with the 1-7 Jets sent this tweet out, offering free signed gear to the fan with the best response. Who needs that when sarcasm feels so sweet.
Oct 30, 2014

Wife defends Decker: Angry Jets fans are 'haters' via @NYPost well, haters gonna hate hate hate hate hate nyp.st/1vkr7lS

Tyler Ritter follows in dad’s footsteps with new comedy ‘The McCarthys’

nypost.com — 'The McCarthys" star Tyler Ritter grew up watching his late father, "Three's Company" star John Ritter, on the set of sitcoms like "8 Simple Rules." But it wasn't until Tyler was 25 that he decided to follow in his dad's footsteps (and those of his older brother Jason, his mother and grandfather) and become a professional actor.

UN ambassador shows off new ‘Ebola handshake’

nypost.com — UN Ambassador Samantha Power showed off the new "Ebola handshake" Wednesday while greeting the World Health Organization's Dr. Peter Graaff in Liberia. The two bumped elbows as health authorities in the three West African countries hardest hit by the virus urged people to no longer shake hands as a way to help stop the lethal virus.