| May 21, 2012
| 11:43 AM
A New York-based artist was arrested and charged over the weekend after police mistook his latest art installations for bombs.
According to authorities, Takeshi Miyakawa was taken into police custody Saturday while he was in the middle of setting up...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Checkmate. "Brooklyn Castle," a marvelous documentary by Katie Dellamaggiore, turns a sympathetic camera eye on one of the richest subjects imaginable: the nationally recognized chess team of Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:52 AM
The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway."
The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother.
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Shirley Fout Miller was a walking medical miracle.
She contracted tuberculosis at age 12 from her mother, about seven years after Shirley’s younger sister and only sibling, Joan, died of diphtheria at age 5 in 1931.
Shirley was not expected to...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
FDNY investigators are trying to determine what set off a fire in a Williamsburg brownstone that killed a 59-year-old woman.
According to authorities, flames broke out Friday around 9:15 in an apartment on Consylea Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A battle is brewing between artsy East Williamsburg tenants and a tattooed motorcycle club, The Forbidden Ones.
The club congregates on Thames near in Brooklyn. Tenants at 13 and 15 Thames, a loft-style building, say the bikers have taken over and...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Witness tampering, coercion, threats to shut down a business. It's all playing out in Brooklyn Supreme Court and the suspects are not who you might think they'd be: four men belonging to the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect of Hassidim who live in...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK -- A controversial Jewish circumcision ritual is under fire after allegedly causing the deaths of two infants and exposing potentially thousands more to the risk of herpes infections.
New York City health officials are pushing a proposed...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Lindsay M. Britton, 27, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was charged Thursday with unlawful taking of a motor...
| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....