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  • Smith: I'm moving beyond grief and toward marriage

    Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way. Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...
  • Stair climbs: Getting a leg up

    Stair climbs: Getting a leg up
    I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term. "I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
  • 9 People Shot In Front Of Empire State Building, Gunman And 1 Other Dead

    9 People Shot In Front Of Empire State Building, Gunman And 1 Other Dead
    A gunman was fatally shot by police after opening fire near the Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan. Nine people were hit in the crossfire, and one of the victims was declared dead at the scene. The shooting occurred at 9:03 a.m., and began near...
  • Several people shot outside Empire State Building

    New York City officials say several people have been shot outside the Empire State Building and that the gunman is dead. City police say three or four civilians have been wounded in the Friday morning shooting and that the shooter is dead. A fire...
  • Police: All Empire State Shooting Victims were Wounded by Officers

    Police: All Empire State Shooting Victims were Wounded by Officers
    All nine people injured in Friday's shooting in front of the Empire State Buildingwere wounded by police gunfire, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters Saturday. The officers unloaded a total of 16 rounds at a disgruntled former apparel...
  • Laid-Off Gunman Wore Suit Almost Every Day, Described As "Loner"

    Laid-Off Gunman Wore Suit Almost Every Day, Described As "Loner"
    The 58 year old, laid-off Manhattanite who killed his former co-worker in busy, Midtown rush hour had a daily, morning routine --ever since he lost his job at Hazan Imports. "He would go out every morning in his brown suit and come back with a McDonald's...
  • Victim Of Empire State Building Shooting Had Ongoing Dispute With Killer: Cops

    Victim Of Empire State Building Shooting Had Ongoing Dispute With Killer: Cops
    Steve Ercolino, 41, the man who police say was shot by Jeffrey Johnson near the Empire State Building, was a high-ranking executive who had a long-standing dispute with Johnson, 56, the man who detectives call his killer. As a vice president at Hazan...
  • GRAPHIC: Video Of Police Shooting Gunman Near Empire State Building

    GRAPHIC: Video Of Police Shooting Gunman Near Empire State Building
    Graphic video shows police fatally shooting a man who gunned down his former boss during the morning rush hour Friday, just steps from the Empire State Building. Jeffrey Johnson, 58, was dressed in a grey business suit and had a black bag concealing...
  • A Family's Nightmare: "He's Not Just A Person Lying In A Pool Of Blood. He Was Our Brother And We Loved Him."

    A Family's Nightmare: "He's Not Just A Person Lying In A Pool Of Blood. He Was Our Brother And We Loved Him."
    The family of Steven Ercolino is heartbroken, and they want everyone to know about their loss. "He just loved life," Paul Ercolino told PIX11's Magee Hickey. "He lit up a room." The Ercolino family couldn't believe the graphic and gruesome pictures of...
  • Bullets From Cops Wounded All 9 At Empire State Building, NYPD Says

    Bullets From Cops Wounded All 9 At Empire State Building, NYPD Says
    The laid-off fashion designer who allegedly gunned down a former co-worker Friday morning near the Empire State Building, never fired at cops in the chaotic aftermath of that killing. Instead it was bullets from the cops' guns that wounded nine...
  • Empire State Gunman Planned To Not Return Home: NY Police

    Empire State Gunman Planned To Not Return Home: NY Police
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The man who shot and killed a former co-worker and was himself killed by police near New York City's Empire State Building left his keys with his landlord on Friday to allow renovation of his apartment and apparently intended to never...