| Dec 14, 2008
As the economy spirals downward, domestic abuse appears to be increasing around the region and the country, advocates and shelter officials say.
"We are clearly seeing an increase in the number of people who are looking for help," says Carole Alexander,...
| 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...
| May 20, 2010
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2010
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...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 10:17 PM
New research is revealing some sick truths about King Tut's life and death including why scientists believe his parents were most likely brother and sister.
Scientists performed DNA tests on the world's most famous mummy for two years, and found King...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...