| Aug 7, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The New York City Triathlon has ended in the death of a 64-year-old man and the hospitalization of a 40-year-old woman, according to the event's director.
They reportedly went into cardiac arrest.
Bill Burke told the Associated Press that the man got...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:13 PM
A billboard for a low-budget vodka company is grabbing attention in the South Bronx.
The four-word slogan, "escort quality, hooker pricing" that sits high above the Bruckner Expressway is not a welcome addition to Hunts Point, a neighborhood that has...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:01 AM
(Reuters) - Conventional political wisdom holds that the Supreme Court, scheduled to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law beginning on Monday, is likely to strike it down on partisan lines. The court's Republican appointees enjoy...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Call it a crime of opportunity, against an all-to-common victim in Manhattan: a vulnerable female, walking home alone. "For no one to see or stop to help her. That's nothing to laugh at," said Lisa Blair.
Police say no one saw a thing, expect for the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Police arrested a Suffolk County mom for driving drunk Tuesday, a charge that became a felony once officers noticed that she had her two young children in the backseat.
Suffolk County Police arrested Jennifer Pyszczymuka at 10:30 a.m. after she made a...
| Aug 17, 2007
| 7:28 AM
Two of Michael Vick's co-defendants pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to a dogfighting conspiracy charge, and both describe Vick as actively participating in the killing of about eight dogs.
As of 9:30 this morning, Vick -- a Newport News...
| Jun 6, 2010
Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pinkwater brings a magical realist perspective to YA fiction in the third volume of the series that begins with "The Yggyssey" and "The Neddiad."
The Clock Without a...
| Jul 25, 2010
Fur, Fortune, and Empire
The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America
Eric Jay Dolin
W.W. Norton, 444 pp., $29.95
In "Company of Adventurers," the first of a three-part history of the Hudson's Bay Co., Peter C. Newman wrote: "Seldom has an animal...
| Apr 21, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Nassau-raised Democrat Mark Green, pursuing a comeback as the NYC's public advocate, has always projected a cleaner-than-thou persona, perhaps dating to his days as one of Nader???s Raiders in the 1970s. He is regularly seen on MSNBC and other......
| Oct 11, 2009
| 7:42 PM
Police say a Bronx mother driving drunk on the Henry Hudson Parkway crashed her car, killing an 11-year-old girl. The woman's daughter and six young girls were also in the car; they were also hurt.
Carmen Huertas, 31, was taking them to a sleepover at...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 2:11 PM
Family and friends gathered Wednesday to remember the life of an 11-year-old girl who was killed on her way to a slumber party over the weekend.
Leandra Rosado, a sixth grader at Greenwich Village Middle School, was killed early Sunday morning in an...