| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Headlines about pedophiles, perverts and sex abuse could cost city contractors more than they can afford. The city requires a select group of programs get sex abuse insurance.
On any given day, kids from the streets walk through the door at Altas Cops...
| Feb 10, 2012
This week's Friday Forecaster is rapper Jean "J-Scar" Lodescar from Flatbush, Brooklyn. He's the subway star who turned a musical rant about being underpaid, into a working class anthem.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:43 AM
A Brooklyn teenager faces attempted murder charges after police say he attacked a classmate with a pair of scissors, repeatedly stabbing him in the head.
According to authorities, 15-year-old Alfredo Allen and 16-year-old Chevoy Nelson were playing...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Police are looking for the person, who struck and killed a Brooklyn man Sunday in East Flatbush.
According to detectives, John Cook, 34, was trying to cross the street near Rockaway Parkway and Rutland Road, when the driver of a blue Nissan Maxima...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Robert Terrell Henderson, 26, of the first block of Defense Drive, was charged Thursday with violating a protective order and vandalism.
Douglas Bryon Langkam, 54, of the 1500...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:03 PM
An ambulance driver made a disturbing discovery when he pulled into the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn.
A swastika was keyed into the side of a Hatzolah ambulance, while on a volunteer call in Flatbush. The driver reported the incident to police...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The hit-and-run driver who left Mayor Bloomberg's aide in a vegetative state has been sentenced to one-and-a-third to four years in prison for the crime.
Francis Jasmin received the maximum sentence allowed and a $1,000 fine for fleeing the scene of an...
| Jun 11, 2010
Spring porcini, among the most prized and delicious of wild mushrooms, have started their brief season at a few local farmers markets. Most people think of porcini and kindred fungi, known as boletes, as being specialties of autumn, and so they are in...
| Sep 11, 2007
For lunch in her modest apartment, Madeline Nelson tossed a salad made with shaved carrots and lettuce she dug out of a Whole Foods dumpster. She flavored the dressing with miso powder she found in a trash bag on a curb in Chinatown. She baked bread...
| 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...
| 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...