| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A New York City man was arrested on Sunday after climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, where he snapped photos with his phone before answering police demands to come down, authorities said. The man, identified as Yaroslav Kolchin, 24, faces...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:48 PM
(Reuters) - A New York City man was arrested on Sunday after climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, where he snapped photos with his phone before answering police demands to come down, authorities said.
The man, identified as Yaroslav Kolchin, 24,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Thousands of people marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday, chanting “No justice, no peace” and “I can’t breathe” as they protested the death of Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer subdued...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:10 PM
All too aware of the unrest that has unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., over the last two weeks, Staten Island business owners and residents are bracing for a march Saturday that some fear could turn unruly. The march, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:39 PM
It’s said that a coward dies a thousand deaths and a brave man only once, but Alton Fitzgerald White is about to die bravely for the 4,000th time playing Simba’s regal dad in “The Lion King.”
White first starred as Mufasa 12...
| 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 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
LONDON -- Liam Neeson is to present his latest film, the crime drama "A Walk Among the Tombstones," in the Gala Premieres section of the Zurich Film Festival.
Based on Lawrence Block's bestselling series of mystery novels, the pic stars Neeson as Matt...
| 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 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 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...