Soccer player at upstate college drowns in Australia

A soccer player at an upstate New York college died over holiday break in his native Australia when he fell into the ocean and was swept away by the current, according to reports. Eric Birighitti, a 21-year-old student at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, was hanging out with friends near Twilight Beach in Esperance…

Bleeding man stumbles into Times Square hotel saying he’s been shot

A bleeding man stumbled into the St. James Hotel near bustling Times Square early Saturday shouting, “I got shot!” — and police were seeking his attacker. It was not immediately clear what happened to the man, though a police source said it’s believed he had actually been stabbed — in the buttocks. “He was still…

Zymere Perkins’ mom admits lying to cops about his murder

Zymere Perkins’ mom admitted Thursday she initially lied to cops about her son’s murder to minimize her culpability. On Sept. 26, 2016, Geraldine Perkins, 29, passively stood by as her ex-boyfriend, Rysheim Smith, 45, allegedly beat her 6-year-old with a broomstick handle then left him to die. Smith allegedly left the apartment for 2¹/₂ hours,…