| May 30, 2009
New York Congressman Charles Rangel is catching flack for comments he apparently made on Saturday that suggested even President Barack Obama isn't safe on the city streets, after a black cop was fatally shot by a fellow white officer in East Harlem....
| May 31, 2009
Community leaders and members of the Brooklyn neighborhood where slain New York City cop Omar Edwards lived, paid tribute to the officer Sunday, after he was gunned down in friendly fire in East Harlem.
A 200-car motorcade memorial made its way through...
| Apr 12, 2008
By Wendy Smith
nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative.
Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 1:40 PM
It appears New York Governor David Paterson had a change of heart over the weekend, flip flopping on where he stands on trying the 9/11 detainees in New York City, just steps away from Ground Zero.
"This is not a decision that I would have made,"...
| Jun 1, 2009
NEW YORK ( WPIX) -- New York Congressman Charles Rangel issued an apology Monday for comments he made, suggesting even President Barack Obama isn't safe on the city streets, after a black cop was fatally shot by a fellow white officer in East Harlem....
| Jun 15, 2009
A notorious East Harlem rapist and murderer is hawking handwritten, chilling accounts of his violent criminal acts online and apparently he's not breaking any laws by doing so.
A federal bill, aimed at effectively barring the sale of so-called...
| Jun 23, 2009
Hundreds of New York City public school teachers accused of offenses ranging from insubordination to sexual misconduct are being paid their full salaries to sit around all day playing Scrabble, surfing the Internet or just staring at the wall, if that's...
| Jul 17, 2009
| 10:54 AM
A professional motivational speaker from Long Island was found dead in an apparent homicide inside his parked car in East Harlem Thursday morning, hours after he was reportedly seen buying condoms.
Jeffrey Locker of North Woodmere was found strangled and...
| Jul 18, 2009
A married, motivational speaker murdered in Harlem this week went to a housing project to meet up with a prostitute, who turned on him and robbed him, according to written reports.
Jeff Locker was found in his parked, 2007 Dodge Magnum in East Harlem...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 9:44 AM
A New York City policeman who fatally shot another officer on a dark street in Harlem will not face criminal charges, the Manhattan district attorney announced Thursday.
After hearing from 20 witnesses and examining 68 documents, a grand jury voted not...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 2:55 PM
A cab driver - who was reportedly speeding and talking on his cell phone while making a turn - struck and killed an 8-year-old boy in East Harlem Thursday afternoon, PIX News has learned.
The incident occurred on 112th Street and Lexington Ave. around...