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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.

    First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.
    Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...
  • Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...
  • Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse

    Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse
    Gary Uberstine, the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based Premier Sports & Entertainment management firm, has sold a townhouse in Manhattan Beach for $3.139 million. Located in the Gas Lamp section, the Tuscan-style residence has 2,520 square feet of...
  • 7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach

    7-foot great white shark spotted near swimmer off Manhattan Beach
    A 7-foot juvenile white shark was spotted Thursday swimming near the Manhattan Beach Pier, fire officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards confirmed the sighting on Twitter after it was reported at 10:30 a.m. Lifeguards, however,...
  • Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, once an L.A. name, gets 10 years

    Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, once an L.A. name, gets 10 years
    Rudy Kurniawan, a onetime darling of the fine wine scene who became famous for buying and selling bottles from some of the world’s great vintages, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for duping collectors with grape-colored concoctions...
  • Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries

    Google, Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries
    Google and Barnes & Noble, taking on their mutual rival Amazon.com, have paired up to offer same-day delivery of books purchased online. The service -- initially limited to three communities -- launched Thursday as part of Google Shopping Express, which...
  • Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery

    Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery
    Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble. "Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...
  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro. A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
  • Alerta brote de ébola en Africa Occidental

    El hospital Monte Sinaí de Nueva York explicó el miércoles que permanecía a la espera del resultado de los análisis del paciente ingresado este martes con posibles síntomas de ébola y desmintió informaciones de que se haya sometido a pruebas a más...
  • Send us your summer vacation photos

    Send us your summer vacation photos
    In June, we asked Times readers for their best summer vacation shots to feature in our Sept. 21 issue. So far, we've gotten quite a response. Many of you have journeyed far and wide, but it's not just the places you've gone -- it's the people you've met....
  • #explore44: A Quest Along Our Iconic Highway Kicks Off Monday

    #explore44: A Quest Along Our Iconic Highway Kicks Off Monday
    Think of any major theme in the development of Connecticut and chances are good that if it's not on the shoreline, it has unfolded along Route 44. Starting Monday and through most of July, The Courant will bring to life the iconic, historic U.S. highway...