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Here Are Top Places to Eat in Tri-State for 2020, According to Yelp

A new year means new experiences and also new places to eat. Yelp has released its top 100 places to eat in the U.S. for 2020 and more than a few restaurants in the tri-state area made the cut. In New York City, two cocktail bars and an Italian restaurant were picked by Yelp community managers from data that pulled…

White Plains Mother Tried to Drown Toddler in Bathtub: Indictment

A White Plains woman was charged with attempted murder Tuesday for allegedly drowning her son in a bathtub last month, according to prosecutors. La’Quanaya Ward, 29, was in a bathroom at the Coachman Family Center on Dec. 3 when another resident witnessed what she was trying to do and stopped her, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office said. In addition, Ward…

‘You Know How Women Drive’: NY Lawmaker Blamed Drunken Crash on Wife, Records Show

A Republican lawmaker charged with drunken driving blamed his wife for a New Year’s Eve crash and reportedly told a witness, “You know how women drive,” according to court documents released Tuesday. A breath test showed that Brian M. Kolb, who previously served as the top Republican in the New York State Assembly, had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.16%…

Ukrainian Jet Crash Kills 176, Sets Off Mourning in Canada

The Iranian military is disputing any suggestion that the Ukrainian airliner that crashed on the outskirts of Tehran was brought down by a missile. All 176 people aboard the plane were killed Wednesday when it went down during a takeoff attempt from the Iranian capital’s main airport. The disaster took place hours after Iran launched its missile attack on U.S. forces.

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Under Investigation by NY Attorney General

New York authorities are investigating celebrity chef Mario Batali after uncovering information during a separate probe of a Manhattan restaurant, the state’s attorney general said Tuesday. The state announced a sexual harassment settlement Tuesday for 11 former employees of West Village restaurant The Spotted Pig, where Batali was once an investor. Attorney General Letitia James, at a news conference on…

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