| Jun 27, 2009
Police say a Brooklyn day care center targeted by robbers Friday was being used as a drug haven.
The owner of the Special Moments Day Care in East Flatbush has been arrested and her husband is negotiating to surrender, said Police Commissioner Raymond...
| Aug 4, 2009
A pedestrian was sent flying through a Brooklyn storefront's glass window after being struck by a vehicle following a car accident Monday evening.
Police say at about 11pm, the driver of a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was travelling eastbound on Martense...
| Aug 12, 2009
| 11:29 AM
Two toddlers from Brooklyn -- who inadvertently fell out of windows in two separate incidents -- have died, police said.
18-month old Marcus Oliver and three-year-old Devin Joseph Jr. both died Tuesday after plunging out of two windows in different...
| Aug 30, 2009
The Thing Around
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Alfred A. Knopf: 216 pp., $24.95
Imagine how hard it must be to write stories that make us thick-headed American readers understand what it might be like to visit your brother in a...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 6:42 PM
New York City police found a 32-year-old woman shot to death inside a Brooklyn apartment Saturday afternoon.
Police responded to the scene on Regents Place in Flatbush after receiving a call about an unconscious female.
When authorities entered the...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 5:46 PM
After news broke Tuesday of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocking the island nation of Haiti, many Haitian-American New Yorkers found themselves scrambling for information about their homeland to learn whether loved ones survived the devastating quake....
| Jan 21, 2010
| 3:59 PM
Police are looking for a man who is accused of harassing young school girls while riding around in a van in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
According to New York City police, there has been at least four incidents reported where a man driving a black...
| Jan 27, 2010
The Bel-Air home of Stephen Verona, music video and film director, screenwriter and painter, has come on the market for the first time in 30 years. It is listed at $4,395,000.
The two-story red tile-roofed villa, built in 1938, sits behind gates on 1.3...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 9:17 AM
Police are investigating a violent bar brawl involving New York's Bravest that left 4 men badly injured.
According to reports, the fight erupted inside the Salty Dog bar in Bay Ridge in the early hours of Saturday morning after a bar patron...
| Feb 6, 2010
Sitcom star Joely Fisher has sold her Encino compound for $2.4 million. The four-bedroom, seven-bathroom contemporary had been on and off the market since mid-2007, perhaps prompting the actress to wonder whether she would own it " 'Til Death," to...
| Feb 14, 2010
Producer-composer-musician Tom Rothrock and his wife, Monique, have listed their restored and expanded Hollywood Hills home for $7,749,000.
The couple spent seven years working on the villa, which has more than 6,500 square feet, is situated on about a...