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  • Teen shoplifting suspect had fetus in her bag, New York police say

    A 17-year-old girl could face charges in connection with the death of her fetus that she carried in a shopping bag while allegedly trying to steal goods from a Victoria's Secret store, New York police said Friday. The Brooklyn girl, and her friend, also...
  • Raising the bar on barbecue

    Raising the bar on barbecue
    Thursday is pastrami day at Blue Willy's Barbecue in Pompano Beach, and the place is packed. The line takes you in front of owner Will Banks, as he chops, slices and carves, while chatting with adoring customers. They're here for the pastrami sandwich...
  • Fla. city seeks to disarm watch volunteers like George Zimmerman

    Fla. city seeks to disarm watch volunteers like George Zimmerman
    The police chief in Sanford, Fla., the city made famous by the confrontation between George Zimmerman and an unarmed teenager, is moving to disarm neighborhood watch volunteers, ban them from pursuing suspects and conduct background checks as part of a...
  • Voter's guide to candidates in Laurel's Nov. 5 election

    Each candidate was asked to provide the same information for the voter's guide. Their responses are below: Michael Leszcz Seeking ninth term on Council, sixth term at-Large Age: 67 Education: St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.; Canal Zone...
  • Looking for a room in New York? 10 new hotels, from frugal to spendy

    Looking for a room in New York? 10 new hotels, from frugal to spendy
    Finding the right hotel in New York City is rarely easy, but it helps to have options. Here are 10 new ones -- stylish independents, thrifty Holiday Inns and spendy Hyatts, all opened in the last 10 months. Holiday Inn Express Herald Square, with 135...
  • Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy

    NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
  • Step Aside, Netflix: Amazon's Entering the Original Series Race

    It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning. The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
  • Is Banksy's New York City residency over?

    Is Banksy's New York City residency over?
    The Banksy-bonanza in New York City is stalled -- at least temporarily. So far this month, the prankster British street artist has put on a colorful, frenetic treasure hunt of sorts with his monthlong “artists residency,” “Better Out...
  • Manufacturing startup gets a fast start

    Manufacturing startup gets a fast start
    Jason Perkail of Baltimore and Dimitri Furman of Gaithersburg are audiophiles, former DJs with a passion for high fidelity. They never thought they'd be manufacturers. But one led to the other. In the space of five whirlwind months, they designed a high-...
  • Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis

    Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis
    The heavy rain had pretty much stopped late Friday afternoon, but along City Dock in Annapolis, the sailing enthusiasts continued to come by the Buster's Marine merchandise tent. David Schmidtt, who had started going to the United States Sailboat Show...
  • Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship

    Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship
    In the program for "Fast Company," a play by Carla Ching now having its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, the verb "grift" is helpfully defined: "To obtain goods or money illegally by use of skill rather than violence." Many of you are no doubt...