| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2010
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...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 7:28 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 2:51 PM
The owners and general contractor at the Kleen Energy power plant ignored basic safety precautions before the February blast that killed six workers and injured several dozen more, a group of lawyers said Thursday as they announced nine new lawsuits...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 8:47 AM
"Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America"
By Jack Rakove
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 496 pp., $30
Reviewed By Kirk Davis Swinehart for the Chicago Tribune
Since the end of the American Revolution, in 1783, historians of varying...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A 20-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, who says she's been sexually brutalized by human traffickers in Brooklyn since 2003 starting when she was just 13, finally told her secret to her college professor, resulting in Wednesday's...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Since Gov. Dannel Malloy is hunting for ways to cut prison costs — he's already called for closing prisons and slashing 1,000 corrections jobs — maybe he'd be interested in an innovative suggestion that could dramatically reduce the number...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Detective Gescard Isnora, the undercover cop who fired the first shots in the controversial shooting death of Sean Bell in 2006, told his story publicly for the first time today.
He was testifying in the NYPD departmental trial that's seeking to push him...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:58 PM
An independent commission reviewing January's fatal police shooting outside the Select Lounge found that supervisors failed to take control of a chaotic scene, with Officer William H. Torbit Jr. making a series of missteps that exacerbated the situation...
| Nov 12, 2011
As the three men rifled through his pockets and upended beds in his Southeast Baltimore home, Moises Pacheco says he spotted a small detail that made him begin to suspect the intruders were not the police officers they claimed to be.
One of the men had a...