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  • 3 Years Later, "Imette's Law" in Action

    3 Years Later, "Imette's Law" in Action
    Imette St. Guillen's murder led to sweeping changes in the laws that govern New York City nightlife. Days after Darryl Littlejohn killed the John Jay College student, lawmakers started scratching their heads. The Falls bar bouncer should have never...
  • College Interns Design Web Site For Nassau Police

    College Interns Design Web Site For Nassau Police
    When Nassau police Det. Sgt. Patrick Ryder was looking for a way to make daily intelligence bulletins and safety reports more accessible to cops on the beat, he found a solution sitting right in front of him: two computer-savvy college interns assigned to...
  • Study: Homosexuality No Factor in Abusive Priests

    Study: Homosexuality No Factor in Abusive Priests
    A preliminary report commissioned by the nation's Roman Catholic bishops to investigate the clergy sex abuse scandal has found no evidence that gay priests are more likely than heterosexual clergy to molest children, the lead authors of the study said...
  • Darryl Littlejohn Sentenced To Life Without Parole

    Darryl Littlejohn Sentenced To Life Without Parole
    A judge has sentenced a former Manhattan nightclub bouncer to a 25-year prison term without parole for the gruesome murder of a female graduate student from Boston, Darryl Littlejohn, 41, was convicted by jurors of both intentional murder and felony-...
  • 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...
  • 9 New Lawsuits Filed Over Kleen Energy Plant Explosion

    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...
  • 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...
  • "Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America" by Jack Rakove

    "Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America" by Jack Rakove
    "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...
  • 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...
  • Get Wet, Lose Weight

    Get Wet, Lose Weight
    Two years ago, I wrote a health column for the overweight, sedentary, stiff in the joints, anti-exercise, keep-my-hair-dry crowd. Get yourself into a pool, watch your blood pressure come down, feel your joints relax and enjoy life again. Two years ago,...