| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 AM
A mother accused of abandoning her baby by pushing its stroller onto the platform in a New York City subway station before hopping on a departing train was in custody Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the 10-month-old...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
I like drones. Well, let’s put it this way. I see the practical uses of drones. Of course, the technology being new, some people have run afoul of proper drone use already. The other day a drone almost collided with a NYPD helicopter. Not cool. A...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NBC wants to make sure "The Mysteries of Laura" isn't a mystery to potential viewers, slotting a special sneak preview episode behind its biggest summer show.
"Laura," which stars Debra Messing as a NYPD homicide detective who balances her day job with a...