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Friday, September 28, 2012
Throngs of people descended on Downtown Brooklyn for opening night of the Barclays Center on Friday – but for the most part, by late evening, the choking traffic and transit snarls that some feared never came to fruition.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reassured New Yorkers on Tuesday that the city’s parks are safe in the aftermath of two recent rapes in Manhattan parks.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated the movement's anniversary on Monday by clogging intersections in the city's financial district and marching to the beat of drums that were a familiar refrain last year.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups around Manhattan's financial district to mark the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Since it opened on September 11 of last year, more than 4.5 million visitors have entered the National 9/11 Memorial to observe the reflecting pools in the footprint of the World Trade Center. But what does the memorial say about us?
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
After a loss Tuesday night, the Yankees have let their 10-game division lead evaporate and are now sharing first place in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles. With only 27 games left in the regular season fans are frustrated, and hoping the pinstripes will pull through.
Monday, September 03, 2012
The ongoing courts-martial surrounding the death of Manhattan resident Private Danny Chen continue next month. Since June, five of the eight members of his platoon have been tried and sentenced. But some are unsatisfied, saying they think the military is not taking the charges seriously enough.
Friday, August 24, 2012
The women’s accessory designer who allegedly gunned down his former co-worker outside the Empire State Building on Friday was described as a mellow loner who showed no signs of distress the morning of the shooting.
Monday, August 13, 2012
A second solder accused of driving an Asian-American private from New York City to commit suicide last fall pleaded guilty Monday morning.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Levi Aron pleaded guilty to killing 8-year old Leiby Kletzky in court Thursday, and now faces 40 years to life in prison. The Borough Park community, where Leiby’s dismembered body was found in Aron’s refrigerator, is still coming to terms with the fact that it was a Jewish man and a neighbor who perpetrated one of the city’s most gruesome crimes in their backyard.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
New renderings of One World Trade Center were released Tuesday by the Port Authority that show changes in the design for the base and spire of the building.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
“A Chorus Line” composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday, was remembered by his fans for his indelible mark on Broadway and in film.
Monday, August 06, 2012
In the wake of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left seven people dead, including the gunman, the NYPD is increasing its presence at Sikh temples in the area.
Monday, August 06, 2012
When Dr. Dre needed a fresh sample for his 2001 hit single with Snoop Dogg, “The Next Episode,” he hit up East Village record store co-owner Jared Boxxs’s shop Sound Library. Dr. Dre walked away with the David McCallum album “Music: A Bit More of Me” and a Billboard chart topper.
Friday, August 03, 2012
August is the month the scourge of New York, the Asian longhorned beetle, emerges from the tree it’s been devouring from the inside out.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
The man accused of killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Borough Park boy has been offered a plea deal, according to a spokesman for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The first soldier to be convicted by a military court over the suicide of Private Danny Chen has been sentenced to 30 days, demoted one rank to an E4 and will have to pay a fine of $1,181.55, or half a month's salary.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The first soldier in the court martial trial surrounding the death of Private Danny Chen has been found guilty of assault and mistreatment of a subordinate, but not guilty of the most serious charge of negligent homicide.
Friday, July 27, 2012
It's a tale of two cities told 1,000 words at a time: As the Olympics kick off in London on Friday, a photo exhibit opening in New York City aims to draw parallels between the cities with arresting street photography from the past century.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Hundreds of mourners celebrated the life Soul Food restaurateur Sylvia Woods, known as “The Queen of Soul Food,” on Tuesday. She was remembered as a cultural ambassador and black leader.