| Dec 27, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Bill De Biasio has released his third annual list of worst "slumlords" and apartment buildings in the five boroughs.
The list covers 358 buildings and names 317 landlords.
Building problem descriptions range from leaky roofs, to no heat or water to...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 2:02 PM
It's hard to forget the horrific fire that tore through a brownstone in Crown Heights on December 19th. In it, 38-year-old Robert Wiedmann sustained severe burns over half of his body.
Doctors say it could take a year to reach a full recovery, so...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Raised in Houston and now living in Los Angeles, actress Erica Dasher is the star of ABC Family's new series "Jane by Design." A graduate of the University of Southern California, Dasher also is the producer of the upcoming documentary "Speak Easy." Of...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:09 PM
A video that was produced for the Orthodox Jewish community about "stranger danger" -- BEFORE the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky -- is getting fresh buzz on YouTube.
A group called the Torah Safety Commission produced the video...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:47 PM
How did a man with a record of inappropriate behavior with a child end up transferring to one of the city's best-endowed and competitive elementary schools, where he got arrested for sexually abusing a second grader multiple times? That's the question...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:23 PM
FBI agents are on the trail of possibly hundreds of child porn suspects, thanks in no small part to the computer of a former elementary school teacher's aide who is himself facing a variety of child porn charges.
Taleek Brooks, 41, told FBI agents that...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The first NYPD Gun Buy-Back Program of 2012 took place Saturday in Brooklyn's Crown Heights section.
Police say the public turned in a total of 108 firearms at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church on Dean Street.
Here's a breakdown of what was...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Sooner or later every New York City mayor faces the kind of nightmare event that mocks his message. Ed Koch won fame for improving morale and procedures, then departed after corruption and crime. David Dinkins rode in on racial healing......
| Jul 22, 2009
| 4:30 PM
The video above is a beautifully presented piece about the schools under Mayor Bloomberg who has now served nearly two terms. All his ads are expensive, polished productions, free of peeve. Um, say -- is that school bus in......
| Jan 11, 2008
We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from "New Jack City" to "All My Children," but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it.
Van Peebles is joining the cast of the ABC soap opera later this month. It's his second foray into daytime drama; one of his...
| Mar 26, 2009
CROWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A Utica Avenue bodega in Crown Heights was the scene of a deadly robbery Wednesday night that left the owner and his son dead of gunshot wounds.
Police say 50-year-old Mohammed Monsoor Abuzaid and his 18-year-old son Abdul...