| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:26 PM
Four people have been arrested in connection with a $6.5 million heroin bust that apparently operated inside a luxury apartment building in the Theater District, officials announced Thursday.
According to authorities, the apartment, located at 417 West...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 12:01 PM
A 74-foot Norway spruce is getting ready for its close-up in New York's Rockefeller Center.
The tree was hoisted into place on Friday on a midtown Manhattan plaza, next to a skating rink.
At the time, the temperature was inching into the upper 50s.
| Dec 5, 2010
Finding a room for $250 a night — the average rate for a hotel room in New York City — isn't easy. Once upon a time, you could get a discount by walking in or calling the hotel directly. Now getting a deal is a whole new ballgame, thanks to...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 1:29 PM
Call it Bloomberg's-one-way-or-the-highway. People who live and work along 34th Street are not happy with a new controversial plan to radically redesign how traffic moves on 34th Street
The proposal includes a pedestrian plaza that would be created...
| Dec 23, 2010
NEW YORK — For someone steeped in murder, grift and shady characters, Otto Penzler is remarkably cheerful.
"I'm the happiest person you know. I am an optimist, I'm happy, I love life, I love friends, I love my job," he says in his book-lined...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 9:11 PM
COSTA MESA — David Baida's heard it hundreds of times by now: "You were born to play that part."
But it nearly took a miracle for the actor to audition for the role.
After a run at Los Angeles' Pantages Theatre, Baida and the rest of the touring...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:46 AM
One day after a New York Public Library employee told PIX 11 News of a growing bed bug problem in the library's Mid-Manhattan branch on 40th Street, a library official "unequivocally" denied the report and said there is no cause for alarm.
"We have found...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 9:36 AM
Police arrested three people in connection with the stabbing of a pregnant teenager during the Dominican Day Parade.
The incident occurred Sunday around 4:30 p.m. at 47th Street between Sixth Ave. and Broadway.
The 16-year-old victim was rushed to...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 10:46 AM
The sluggish, heavily-criticized cleanup of Monday's storm actually saved a life Sunday, after a man jumped from the ninth floor of his building on West 45th Street and landed on a pile of trash bags, police said.
In what is being called a suicide...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:18 PM
A career con artist was sentenced to up to seven years in prison Thursday for a tired but effective scam he has used for years -- the "broken eyeglasses" robbery.
Naim Jabbar, 43, was convicted in a Manhattan courtroom of felony robbery and fraudulent...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Police evacuated several floors of a Midtown bank Wednesday after a suspicious package was discovered, authorities said. That "suspicious" package turned out to be a harmless greeting card.
According to police, floors 9-14 of 1177 Sixth Avenue near W....