| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:42 PM
NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A day after traveling to New York to talk about a minimum wage increase, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is back in Chicago to announce the next step in an initiative to promote the growth of local healthcare companies and tout an increase in the number of kids...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The death of a man during an arrest last month in New York City was caused by a choke hold by a police officer, the chief medical examiner's office said on Friday, declaring the death a homicide.
Eric Garner's dying moments as he struggled for breath...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Fact: Captured Hamas fighters confirm that their maze of secret tunnels into Israel was to be the entry point for a series of coordinated terror attacks during the Jewish High Holidays — all in order to massacre Israeli citizens at lightly guarded...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was rejected on Thursday by the state's high court, which ruled the local health board overstepped its authority in approving the...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Hisses filtered through the crowd as Loren Renz lamented the harsh winter's impact on her brownstone near Central Park, a building she bought 35 years ago.
She had spent more than $50,000 since January fixing problems related to months of icy weather,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mayor Eric Garcetti has been in office one year, and it's time for a report card. In the current class of big-city mayors, Garcetti is not the overachiever (that's New York's Bill de Blasio), not the bully (Chicago's Rahm Emanuel) and not the troublemaker...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in.
No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold. The incident has ignited outrage in the community.
Eric Garner, 43, had just broken up...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A policy that Gov. Martin O'Malley said would limit deportations from Baltimore to cases in which the immigrant poses a threat to public safety is facing criticism from advocates, who say it contains a loophole so large it will inevitably fall short of...