| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:36 PM
A miraculous thing happened to Heroes Golf Course in January. It turned green.
That, of course, prompts two questions: What is Heroes Golf Course and how can a golf course not be green?
Heroes Golf Course could not be more aptly named. It is a nine-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:37 PM
After years of resistance, Major League Baseball decided last winter to expand the use of video replays on disputed calls. Important matters like games and championships can turn on whether umpires get it right. So why haven't police throughout the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Bryan Cranston won an Emmy for lead actor in a drama series Monday for his role as crystal meth kingpin Walter White in "Breaking Bad."
He triumphed in a field of top contenders that also included newly minted Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and his...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:31 PM
The tragically brief life and career of Charlie "Bird" Parker consumes “Bird Lives!” at the Attic. Willard Manus’ examination of the saxophone virtuoso receives an ambitious, idiosyncratic Chromolume Theatre reading.
From the first...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The case of the Nazareth sticker gang won't get stuck in criminal court.
In a slap to police Chief Thomas Trachta, a district judge Wednesday threw out criminal mischief charges against three men accused of plastering stickers around the borough...
| Aug 18, 2014
If you've ever had the distinct displeasure of calling a customer service hotline, you've probably heard a soothing voice tell you that "this call may be monitored for quality assurance purposes."
It can be comforting to know that there is — in...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Beginning last Saturday, and then for several nights in a row, the image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters was inescapable.
Seeing that much military-grade equipment,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The Rev. Al Sharpton said on Saturday he will cancel a planned protest that would have shut down one of New York City's busiest bridges and instead will lead a march on the office of the district attorney who is probing the death of Eric Garner....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:40 PM
NEW YORK — A former New York City police sergeant who admitted duping investors in a $4.7 million real estate scheme was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison, a federal prosecutor said.
When James Monahan met with people who were...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a protest march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City later this month in response to a medical examiner's ruling that Eric Garner was the victim of a homicide after police placed him in a chokehold last...