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  • 9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed To Death In Morningside Heights

    9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed To Death In Morningside Heights
    Police are investigating the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Morningside Heights. Fourth-grader, Anthony Maldonado of Palisades Park, N.J. was reportedly stabbed inside a housing project Saturday, while visiting relatives. The boy's uncle told...
  • Boy in Fatal Stabbing Suffered Damage to Lung, Artery

    Boy in Fatal Stabbing Suffered Damage to Lung, Artery
    An autopsy showed 9-year-old stabbing victim, Anthony Maldonado had a perforated left lung and carotid artery. The fourth grader, of Palisades Park, N.J., was stabbed inside a housing project Saturday, while visiting relatives. The boy's uncle told...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast February 1, 2012

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, N.C., on this date in 1971. This birthday guy has played the title serial killer in the series "Dexter" since. Hall also starred as David Fisher on the series "Six Feet Under" from 2001-05, and...
  • Springfield: A slice of history in our own backyard

    Land of Lincoln, legislature and . . . the corn dog, Springfield's contributions to American history are about as diverse as its former residents -- including Ulysses S. Grant and the Donner Party. While there aren't any monuments devoted to the latter'...
  • Murphys rings in St. Patrick's Day with green wine

    Forget green beer this year. In this grape-rich Calaveras County hamlet, they'll be celebrating with green wine. Not surprisingly, a town with a name like Murphys takes St. Patrick's celebrations pretty seriously. Tucked away in the rolling Sierra Nevada...
  • "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick

    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick
    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" By Nathaniel Philbrick Viking, 451 pages, $29.95 It has not gone unremarked that Albert Bierstadt and other painters of the West turned to purveying panoramic treatments of pure...
  • Church forum mixes religion and politics

    While TV pundits are still tripping over their tongues to make sense of Tuesday's vote, the La CaƱada Presbyterian Church is taking a longer look at the influence of religion on American political life from Revolutionary times to the present. Lincoln...
  • Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush

    Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush
    The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men — "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Since then, what we might...
  • Books for travelers

    Books for travelers
    "The Summer Cottage: Retreats of the 1000 Islands" Rizzoli, $45 The relatively unknown Thousand Islands is an archipelago of nearly 1,900 islands in the St. Lawrence River on the U.S.-Canadian border in northern New York and southern Ontario. Ever...
  • Museum could house naval collection at Monroe

    The Museum of the Confederacy is considering a presence at Fort Monroe in Hampton where it could showcase its collection of naval artifacts. The Richmond-based museum has an expansion plan underway which would see three satellite locations being set up....
  • Book Review: 'The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn' by Nathaniel Philbrick

    Book Review: 'The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn' by Nathaniel Philbrick
    Massachusetts-based author sifts through history for a closer look at the massacre of U.S. Army troops with Custer, Sitting Bull and the Battle of the Little Bighorn The Last Stand Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn Nathaniel...