| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It appears that Joe Torre is no longer the best catcher in the family.
Torre's daughter, Cristina Torre, was having coffee at a Brooklyn cafe Wednesday when a man rushed in asking people to call 911: A 1-year-old boy had crawled out onto the fire escape...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In the wide world of movies and television, the words "international production" often seem to mean something akin to "free vacation."
I exaggerate. There is work to be done. Still, in comparing the level of on-screen talent with the glorified B-movie...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Veteran TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, becoming the first-ever African American to head the union.
Barclay, whose directing credits include "Sons of Anarchy," "Glee," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:59 PM
In a way, part of the outrage had always been about public space: Trayvon Martin, 17, carrying a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles, was walking home when he was shot dead after a struggle with a neighborhood watch volunteer who had viewed him as...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Rookie New York police officers shot and killed a 14-year-old boy before dawn Sunday as he chased and shot at another young man, authorities said.
Two recent Police Academy graduates heard gunshots around 3 a.m. in the South Bronx, authorities said, and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
DURHAM, N.C. - The infamy of Carlos Danger has extended all the way to the lower rungs of baseball’s minor leagues.
Carlos Danger is, of course, the doppelganger used by former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, a New York Democrat, while he was sending...