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  • Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'

    Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'
    Jerry Wexler, the influential Atlantic Records producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" before helping shape that sound into one of the most powerful musical forces of the 1950s and '60s, died Friday morning at his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 91....
  • Kenny Rankin dies at 69; singer-songwriter's long career almost defied categorization

    Kenny Rankin dies at 69; singer-songwriter's long career almost defied categorization
    Kenny Rankin, a singer-songwriter and musician whose song "Peaceful" was a hit for Helen Reddy and who had popular covers himself of a pair of Beatles hits, has died. He was 69. Rankin died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The...
  • Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'

    Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'
    NEW YORK -- In the tossup of this year's Tony Awards, a Latino story trumped an unusual African American coming-of-age tale Sunday as Tony voters gave their best new musical prize and three others to "In the Heights," about Caribbean immigrant families...
  • Theater review: 'In the Heights' at Pantages Theatre

     
    “In the Heights” won the 2008 Tony Award for best musical, undoubtedly earning points for congeniality in its underdog victory. If a sweeter, friendlier, more determinedly upbeat show has appeared on Broadway in the last few years, it carried the........
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  • Not a big farewell party for Jack Bauer

     
    About 8.9 million people watched Jack Bauer and Chloe O'Brien bid each other a teary goodbye in the series finale of Fox's "24" on Monday night. This has not been the strongest season creatively for "24," a groundbreaking show that......
  • Lawmakers Call For More Action To End School Violence

    Lawmakers Call For More Action To End School Violence
    City lawmakers are calling for an immediate community response to school violence, after a brutal school stabbing in Washington Heights Friday. Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, Assembly Member Adriano Espaillat and Council Member Ydanis...
  • Cops: Man in Custody Is Upper Manhattan Rapist

    Cops: Man in Custody Is Upper Manhattan Rapist
    A 21-year-old man was placed under arrest Sunday night after police discovered his DNA matched that found in four serial rapes in Upper Manhattan. Vincent Heyward, who lives at 281 Edgecombe Avenue, was stopped by officers in the area on Tuesday at...
  • Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13

    Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13
    A pediatrician has pleaded guilty to a charge of having sex with an underage, male patient in his Upper West Side Manhattan office, PIX News has learned. Dr. Jaime Cortes, 47, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of sexual abuse and committing a criminal...
  • Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace

    Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace
    Police are now questioning a person of interest in connection with the disappearance of a missing Washington Heights mother -- who vanished from her job in the financial district midday during her shift on the evening cleaning crew, PIX News has learned....