| Feb 16, 2009
The suspect in the I 84 standoff has surrendered to police and the situation was resolved without injury.
State Police said the suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Interstate 84 in Hartford was blocked in both...
| Mar 7, 2008
Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice.
Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
| Apr 24, 2009
As Long Island has evolved from farmlands and horse carriages to housing developments and congested highways, one piece of infrastructure has stood the test of time - a straight line of train tracks cutting through the middle of the Island.
It is the...
| May 18, 2009
Budget cuts mean five weekday trains on three branches and some weekend service to Freeport will be canceled this summer, the LIRR announced Thursday.
The new schedule, which takes effect Monday, includes additional revisions on several branches that...
| Apr 10, 2008
Palmieri twirled the star sapphire ring on his right pinky and stared out the window as his flight touched down at LAX. Heat surged through his temples as his veins pulsed. He was not a happy man.
First came the call from Bonner. He wouldn't be making it...
| Feb 8, 2007
Deanna Pugh had just dropped off one of her 11 grandchildren and parked her car near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Zion Street in Hartford. She wanted a cigarette, but with her daughter and an 8-year-old granddaughter in the car, she stepped out...
| Dec 14, 2007
The late Looney Tunes maestro Chuck Jones had an existential rule about cartoon animals.
They could walk upright, talk a blue streak and even have a Flatbush accent, so long as they were fundamentally most concerned with the things a duck, a caged tweety...
| Jan 17, 2008
Except for the sizzle of beef and chopped vegetables, there's a studious silence in the kitchen at the Sisters of St. Joseph convent on Park Road. Shirt sleeves rolled to her forearms, Sister Kristin Johnsen stands at the grill, swiping the mix with a...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 5:59 PM
A Bronx woman was arrested and charged in the hit-and-run that left a New York City employee brain dead, authorities announced Wednesday.
According to police, Frances D. Jasmin, 28, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident which resulted in...
| Oct 3, 2009
| 2:47 PM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WPIX) - A third cop has been suspended for his apparent role in trying to help a New York City police officer cover up an alleged DWI.
NYPD Anti-Crime Officer, Robert McGinn, 39, was suspended Thursday after surveillance video showed he...
| Oct 4, 2009
A 5-month-old baby boy is fighting for his life after his mother slashed him in the neck, then stabbed herself in the leg, police say.
Officers were called to a home on East 38th Street in East Flatbush early Sunday.
The boy is being treated at Kings...