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  • Man arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge to take photos

    Man arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge to take photos
    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...
  • Man arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge tower, snapping photos

    (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,...
  • Thousands march through Staten Island to protest Eric Garner's death

    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...
  • Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner

    Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner
    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...
  • Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role

    Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role
    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...
  • Charlie Parker flies again in 'Bird Lives!'

    Charlie Parker flies again in 'Bird Lives!'
    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...
  • Liam Neeson to Present 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' at Zurich Film Festival

    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...
  • A camera with every cop

    A camera with every cop
    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...
  • The case for cop and teacher cams

    The case for cop and teacher cams
    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...
  • Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns

    Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns
    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,...
  • 'Suck it up, cupcake,' judge tells Nazareth police chief in ending sticker case

    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...