The first legal retail licenses for weed will be awarded in New York on Monday as the black market flourishes

New York is preparing to award its first retail licenses to sell legal cannabis products on Monday — but regulated dealers will face up to the smoke because of a burgeoning black market, The Post has learned. The state cannabis control board is expected to review applications from companies and nonprofit organizations and award some … Read more

Paul Haggis loses rape case and has to pay Halle Priest $7.5 million

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis was found Thursday responsible for the rape of a publicist nearly a decade ago and now has to pay $7.5 million in damages. Haley Priest sued the director of “Crash” in 2017, accusing him of violently raping her in his Soho apartment on January 31, 2013, after the film’s premiere. After … Read more

Stolen Staten Island painting returned 50 years ago

Call it a picture-perfect ending. plate stolen from Historic Richmond on Staten Island Decades ago, it miraculously found its way home to the museum – more than half a century later. One morning in November 1970, Anne Totten’s portrait of the Revolution era – a notable figure Staten Island Local It was discovered missing, among … Read more