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  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • Years of Failed Terrorist Attack Plots Leave NYers Wary and Weary

    Years of Failed Terrorist Attack Plots Leave NYers Wary and Weary
    Another failed terrorist plot. Another mass sigh of relief. The Times Square car bombing attempt last weekend was just the latest in a long list of schemes that for nearly two decades have placed New York City squarely at the center of a sinister bull's-...
  • NYers Show 'Remarkable Resilience' Amid Terror Fears

    NYers Show 'Remarkable Resilience' Amid Terror Fears
    New York police and federal transportation agents enter a subway station on Manhattan's West Side with radiation detection devices to check passengers' bags for dangerous substances. An NYPD bomb squad rushes to check a truck reeking of gasoline,...
  • Ex-Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Brutal Killing Of Girlfriend

    Ex-Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Brutal Killing Of Girlfriend
    Gary McGurk has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the gruesome killing of a New York City Police Department criminologist, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Thursday. Civilian criminologist Michelle Lee, McGurk's...
  • Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies

    Kleen Energy Blast Victim's Widow Testifies
    The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall. "I find it bizarre...
  • Video Shows Deadly 'Ninja' Attack on Couple With 9 Special Needs Children

    Video Shows Deadly 'Ninja' Attack on Couple With 9 Special Needs Children
    PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The man accused of killing of a Florida couple during a botched robbery shot the husband in each leg, demanding to know where the money was kept and then turned the gun on his wife when she said she couldn't remember the safe...
  • Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater

    Search For Serial Killer's Victims Goes Underwater
    The search for bodies on the Long Island shore has been on the ground and in the air, and now it goes underwater in a case that's already turned up the remains of ten victims. Despite high winds and heavy rain, Suffolk County Police dive team members...
  • Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight

    Special Report: Hartford's Vicious Cycle Of Fires And Blight
    After fire hit Joseph Palenza's multifamily building at 479-481 Farmington Ave. last month, city inspectors made a troubling discovery. So many electrical hazards had accumulated over time — extension cords plugged into light sockets; loose or...
  • Teens crash stolen car into apartment building

    Teens crash stolen car into apartment building
    Two juveniles are under arrest after a police chase ended with a crash into an apartment complex. It happened Thursday night on John Jay Drive near 38th and Mithoffer. Police say the two juveniles stole a car and led them on a chase. The chase ended...
  • Pacers' Granger among 15 players on 2010 USA Basketball roster after cuts

    Pacers' Granger among 15 players on 2010 USA Basketball roster after cuts
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2010) ? Following four days of training and an intra-squad exhibition game that were held July 19-24 in Las Vegas, Nev., USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo today announced that 15 players had been selected as...
  • Cathie Black Hears The Boos

    Cathie Black Hears The Boos
    The week started off with Mayor Bloomberg getting a boo-filled chilly reception at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, and Thursday night, it was Schools Chancellor Cathie Black's turn. It happened at the monthly Panel for Educational Policy meeting in...