| 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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:55 AM
The driver of one of the two double-decker tour buses that collided in a busy Times Square on Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14 people, has been arrested, authorities said.
William Dalambert, 58, was arrested Tuesday evening after a toxicology test...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Minorities and women haven't achieved significant progress in directing series TV, according to a survey from the Directors Guild of America, with Caucasian directors accounting for 81% of all primetime episodes while female directors were hired on only...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:51 AM
A lead-in from the Season 9 finale of NBC's "America's Got Talent" helped "Mysteries of Laura" open strong in what was an overall solid night for the network.
"America's Got Talent," a Nick Cannon-hosted reality show that crowned magician Mat Franco...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:24 PM
"A Walk Among the Tombstones" is the creepiest film I've seen in quite some time, and that's not meant as a compliment.
This old-school thriller starring Liam Neeson as an unlicensed private investigator trying to right the world's wrongs has a very...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against the Philadelphia Police Department this week, claiming the department has used excessive force repeatedly to stop civilians from filming officers in public in recent years, according to...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Last year, NBC came at the fall with "The Blacklist," a series smartly leveraging certain narrative trends (quasi-criminal genius seeking redemption) to showcase the talents of popular television star James Spader. The result? Bull's-eye.
This year, NBC...
| Sep 12, 2014
CLERMONT — Retired New York City firefighter James Brown couldn't see. He couldn't breathe. He couldn't hear.
One of the first responders on 9-11, he had been "buried by cascading debris" from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. He...