| Jun 16, 2009
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...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 12:15 PM
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-...
| Mar 6, 2010
| 7:48 PM
Most American wildlife artists don't think twice about following the super-realistic path blazed by pioneering talents Mark Catesby and John Jay Audubon in the 1700s and 1800s.
But not Charley Harper, a West Virginia farm boy who survived World War II...
| Mar 6, 2010
| 2:04 PM
Legal experts say the next few days and weeks could be the most dangerous yet for the embattled administration of Gov. David Paterson.
There has been a whirlwind of speculation this month that either Paterson, his staff or state police officials could...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2010
| 4:23 PM
New York City's oldest library produced a document that shows a former president has racked up 200 years worth of late fees on two books he borrowed, but never returned.
Presumably, George Washington checked out the "Law of Nations," which deals with...
| May 4, 2010
| 3:07 AM
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-...
| May 7, 2010
| 5:56 AM
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,...
| Apr 12, 2009
On Monday in Lake County , one of the area's most complex and controversial murder cases -- marked by an allegedly fake confession, a questionable eyewitness account and a DNA sample that belongs to someone other than the defendant -- will go to trial for...
| Apr 10, 2005
Baltimore police aren't just looking to arrest criminals anymore, they're trying to get inside their heads.
Officers are distributing cards designed to intimidate suspects arrested in East Baltimore, and the department is developing a video to counter...
| Mar 15, 2005
As Baltimore County investigators take a fresh look at the unexplained death in November of an infant boy whose mother has since been charged in her other son's death, experts say such mysteries can be tough to unravel.
The key to finding answers in...