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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Nesting hawks attack passersby at New Mexico university

    (Reuters) - A family of hawks protecting their nest at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces have attacked at least six people in recent weeks, leaving one person dazed, a doctor at the campus said on Friday. The Swainson's hawks - two adults and...
  • Strikes, spares and success in national bowling play

    Pompano Beach bowler Zach Griffin picked a good time to get back on track on the lanes. The 17-year-old student at Cardinal Gibbons High School bested his fellow competitors in the Boys' Junior Division of the recent Broward County United States...
  • Brian G. Hutton, Director of 'Where Eagles Dare,' 'Kelly's Heroes,' Dies at 79

    Brian G. Hutton, who directed Clint Eastwood in the WWII actioners "Where Eagles Dare" (1968) and "Kelly's Heroes" (1970) and also directed Elizabeth Taylor in two films, has died. He was 79. "Where Eagles Dare," a thriller based on the Alistair...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Two men sought in fatal shooting of Orthodox rabbi

    MIAMI A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning during a likely random robbery attempt on Northeast 175th St., according to Miami-Dade police and local Jewish...
  • Man exonerated of murder settles suit against New York for $10 million

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man who was incarcerated for 16 years for a murder he did not commit has settled a lawsuit against New York City for $10 million, two months before his case was scheduled to go to trial. Jabbar Collins, 42, was sentenced in 1995 to...
  • 'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points

    'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points
    In the Five Points Gallery in Torrington, there's a found-object sculpture made of hundreds of newspapers bound together to form an arch. Half of the papers in the installation are editions of the Hartford Courant. The other half are copies of...
  • Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade

    Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade
    A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...
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  • Rich buyers are doing their part for housing

    Rich buyers are doing their part for housing
    There's a parallel real estate universe out there, the one where people buy homes with price tags that start at $1 million. Apparently, they've been really busy lately. Even with reports from around the country that the overall market has slowed or...
  • Philly woos DNC in bid for 2016 convention

    Philadelphia’s wooing of the Democratic National Committee is underway, with city leaders hoping cheesesteaks will help earn them the right to host the party’s 2016 convention. Pennsylvania’s largest city is competing against four...