| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford."
"I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Say hello to Brooklyn's "Diva of the District." She's a 22 year old, Orthodox Jewish law student named Mindy Meyer and she's set out to be the next New York State Senator.
"Who's going to oppose someone who's changing the community. I mean, if you have a...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Mister Softee is the original ice cream truck guy in New York, but now plenty of start ups are swirling around them. They're saying Softee isn't playing nice though, with tough guys throwing punches, vandalizing trucks and making lots of threats.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Over 200 firefighters battled a massive 7-alarm fire that broke out inside an apartment building in Brooklyn Thursday morning.
The blaze was reported just after 10:30 a.m. at a 7-story building located at 665 New York Avenue in the Flatbush section....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Tray Franklin, 20, had aspirations to be a pro-boxer, but his dreams were cut short when an unknown gunmen opened fire on him and his friends in Brownsville on June 28th. His two friends survived, he didn’t. It’s just another story of a...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:32 PM
More than half a dozen subway lines were cut off right at the Tuesday afternoon rush when a manhole area in a subway tunnel caught on fire.
Dozens of emergency vehicles lined Flatbush avenue in downtown Brooklyn. A crowd of over a hundred emergency...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:36 PM
In a regular NBA season encompassing 72 games, the Chicago Bulls will travel to 23 cities from coast to coast over the course of 51/2 months, visiting a few of those cities (New York and Los Angeles) more than once. Though they travel by private jet...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Police would like the help of these folks seen here in stills taken from video shot by a surveillance camera. Investigators say they passed by the She She Boutique at 834 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush.
That's the site where the third of three Brooklyn...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The potential of a serial killer in the city on the heels of Hurricane Sandy is a macabre reality.
The latest box score for the disciplined executioner reads three deaths since July. All of them incorporating the number eight in an address.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Cops are saying it's in the "bag."
NYPD detectives say the sawed-off .22 caliber gun used in the slaying of three Middle Eastern shopkeepers in Brooklyn matches the weapon found on the suspect nicknamed "John Doe Duffel Bag," from a surveillance camera...
| Dec 8, 2012
Behind the state Armory in Hartford, workers operate the backhoes and cranes that are carving a two-story retaining wall beside the Amtrak rail line.
Roughly nine miles away, more crews are preparing a new off-ramp from Route 72 up to New Britain's...