| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
An off duty NYPD Officer was stabbed inside his Jamaica home shortly after 1 p.m. today. The married father called 9-1-1 to say two men had come into his 170th Street home, stabbed him and struck him over the head. A massive police response ensued; the...
| Sep 19, 2012
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is currently the fastest woman in the world. In the 2008 Olympic Games Shelly-Ann was a mere 21 years-old when she became the first Caribbean woman to win 100m gold at the Olympics.
This year in London, she successfully defended...
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Powerball mania is sweeping the country after no one hit the winning numbers on Wednesday. But that loss means a huge jackpot gain.
It's now $325 million, or over a 190 million cash option. It's the 5th biggest in Powerball history.
"I'm going to win,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Pasadena police will deploy local officers on brief overseas assignments to support federal drug trafficking suppression and other efforts.
William Brownfield, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:39 PM
LONDON — In one of thousands of pubs across London, where surely tears mixed with laughter Friday night, they might say I was gobsmacked by the Olympic opening ceremony.
In a more proper English teahouse, they might say I quite fancied that.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Tropical Storm Ernesto is expected to steadily strengthen over the weekend and draw perilously close to Jamaica as a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday.
The system should remain well south of Florida, thanks to a ridge of high pressure keeping it on a...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Cat’s outta the bag! Rapper Snoop Dogg is now... a lion!?!
We haven’t been this confused since Prince turned his name into a symbol, and Puff Daddy turned to P. Diddy turned to Diddy!
Snoop’s 'reincarnation' happened after he went on a...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Tropical Storm Ernesto, forecast to intensify into a hurricane as it trots west across the Caribbean, may spare Jamaica from its most nasty weather on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Florence, which emerged in the far Eastern Atlantic on Saturday...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:53 AM
A slightly better organized Tropical Storm Ernesto moved toward Mexico on Sunday night, still well below hurricane strength.
It's forecast to next aim toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula or Belize, arriving late Tuesday still as a tropical storm.
At 5 a....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Francena McCorory had a problem before the women’s Olympic 400 meters even started.
She drew the far-outside lane nine at Olympic Stadium, meaning she’d be “running blind” for much of the single-lap race, unable to see how she...