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  • Wake Is Held For Shooting At Empire State Building

    Wake Is Held For Shooting At Empire State Building
    Hundreds attended a wake tonight for Steven Ercolino, the victim of the chaotic shooting scene outside of the Empire State Building Friday. "He was a fine gentle," said Anthony Jones, one of many relatives to pay their respects at the Ballard Durand...
  • Empire State Building shooter's mom speaks

    Empire State Building shooter's mom speaks
    So we're getting a better look at what really happened in front of the Empire State Building when New York City Cops shot and killed 58-year-old gunman, Jeffery Johnson. Nine people were shot, all by cop’s bullets but all of them are okay. It seems...
  • A community asks: Why?

    A community asks: Why?
    For all the horrible scenarios I had in mind for my first day of high school, a shooting never crossed my mind. It was fourth period and we were just about to watch a movie when the intercom crackled. My principal declared, "We are in a lockdown."...
  • Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips

    Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips
    "I heard that Clint Eastwood is channeling me at the RNC. My lawyers and I are drafting our lawsuit.” @bobnewhart During Thursday’s telecast of the Republican National Convention, legendary comedian Bob Newhart, 82, got a call from his...
  • On Chicago's roof

    On Chicago's roof
    Changing a lightbulb in your own place is one thing. Try doing it 1,500 feet in the sky while standing on the roof of the tallest building in North America with only your own balance and wits keeping you on solid ground. It's all in a day's work for...
  • Where's Waldo has 25th birthday

    Where's Waldo has 25th birthday
    Lika many parents, I spent hours poring over "Where's Waldo" books with my kids, but I was amazed to hear that the series is marking its 25th anniversary beginning today. How time flies. The geeky guy with the red-striped shirt and goofy cap has become a...
  • 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...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: No, you can't go home again

    Corrigan's bar was on the corner of 237th and White Plains Road in the Bronx. It's now a Dominican market. The last time I was there, I was 23 and drinking with the Bronx boys. I was shipping out to Vietnam in the morning. “One more round, Joey...
  • Commentary: Why girls need fathers as they develop

    Can a woman raised without a father feel psychologically whole? The question came to mind while watching the funeral service for Whitney Houston several months ago. A beautiful, gifted woman, she rose to incredible heights, only to jettison her career...
  • Freedom Tower now NYC's tallest building

    Freedom Tower now NYC's tallest building
    Forget an "Empire State of Mind!" We're focusing on freedom. Freedom tower that is. In the same spot the Twin Towers once stood, America committed to rebuild! Now, the New World Trade Center is officially New York City's tallest building! With the...
  • WATCH: Time-lapse video of One World Trade Center's rise

    WATCH: Time-lapse video of One World Trade Center's rise
    They broke ground in 2006. Six years later, One World Trade is the tallest building in New York City. The structure sits on the site of the original World Trade Center. After six years of work, the new building officially surpassed the Empire State...