| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:07 AM
A federal appeals court in New Orleans had yet to rule Wednesday on Texas officials' request for an emergency order allowing a set of new abortion restrictions to take effect in their state as scheduled.
On Monday, a federal judge in Texas issued a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:39 PM
A man was arrested on suspicion of murdering a mother and her four young children Saturday night in their Brooklyn apartment with a butcher knife, police said Sunday.
Mingdong Chen, 25, reportedly a cousin of the children's father, was arrested at the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The Tucson Unified School District has voted to rescind its ban on seven books, including several canonical works of Chicano history, that were ordered removed from classrooms last year as part of a conservative-led backlash against the teaching of ethnic...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:03 PM
As many as six motorcyclists were involved in the beating of an SUV driver following a wild chase along the west side of Manhattan, according to charges filed when a new suspect was arraigned on Tuesday.
Craig Wright, 29, of Brooklyn, was arraigned...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The New York Police Department is investigating whether some of its police officers were present when a pack of motorcyclists confronted an SUV driver last week in a case of road rage gone viral, a department spokesman told the Los Angeles Times on...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:46 AM
It is the stuff of Hollywood movies: A family is out a Sunday drive when their SUV is surrounded by a pack of bikers, touching off a confrontation that leads to a wild chase, violence and injuries. In the latest scene to unfold Wednesday, an undercover...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Gordon Clapp, best known for his role as Det. Greg Medavoy in the TV series "NYPD Blue," will play poet Robert Frost in the solo show "This Verse Business," based on the writings and recordings of Frost, Nov. 29 to 30 at 8 p..m,. at Kirby Theater at...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
A Brooklyn man charged with assault in connection with last month’s motorcycle gang attack pleaded not guilty in a Manhattan court Saturday.
Kaliq Douglas, 28, was arrested Friday night and faces two felony charges for gang assault and assault,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I have no problem with horses, from Mr. Ed to Shane Battier’s “Harlem Shake” Horsetronaut, but am I the only one around here who has an issue with the Budweiser Clydesdales worming their way into our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations?...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Chicago once again played host to a Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield reunion Saturday, just like it did when the two former boxing rivals appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2009. But rather than reunite in front of a live studio audience, they smiled and...
| Nov 16, 2012
1. "The Racketeer" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). A federal judge and his secretary are murdered, and a former lawyer serving prison time says he knows who did it and why. Last week: 1
2. "Poseidon's Arrow" by Clive Cussler...