| Sep 15, 2013
Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports.
“OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:19 AM
If the pilot of cop show "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is any indication, police captain Ray Holt is well on his way to joining the pantheon of well-realized LGBT characters on network TV.
It's not that Holt (portrayed by "Homicide" alum Andre Braugher) is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As a child, David Giuntoli consumed a steady media diet of horror films like "Carrie," "The Shining" and "The Exorcist." The films scared the heck out of him, he said, but like a kid in a (really spooky) candy store, he couldn't help himself from...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — In a highly unusual move, an appeals court Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that would have required changes to New York's controversial stop-and-frisk policy and also removed the judge from the case.
U.S. District Judge Shira...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Letters threatening New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg over gun control laws have tested positive for the poison ricin, police said Wednesday.
An unspecified number of New York Police Department personnel reported minor symptoms from the poison that...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A man is in custody Thursday after he tried to slit his wrists with a knife outside NBC's "Today Show" in Rockefeller Center in New York City, police said.
The incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. EST Thursday. An NYPD representative said the man, who was...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"NYPD Blue" actor Esai Morales will square off against SAG-AFTRA co-President Ken Howard in an election this summer to determine who will lead Hollywood's largest entertainment union.
SAG-AFTRA said late Friday night that Howard and Morales had...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Veteran character actor Jack McGee, known for his stints on "NYPD Blue" and "Rescue Me," is in a shoe-box-sized room gobbling like a turkey — to the immense pleasure of four grown men.
"Sound a little more defeated," the writers and producers...