| Aug 18, 2012
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term.
"I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
| Jul 2, 2013
NEW YORK — This was the ACC like we've never seen. Lobster-on-crostini hors d'oeuvres and piped-in-jazz overlooking Times Square rather than barbecue, hush puppies and Kenny Chesney out yonder. An aggressive, confident marketing campaign instead...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:50 AM
El temerario Nik Wallenda completó una histórica hazaña al cruzar andando el Gran Cañón del Colorado sobre un cable de acero de cinco centímetros el domingo, siendo recibido con sonoros gritos después de su peligrosa acción.
Wallenda, que se describe...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can.
To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way.
Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:02 AM
NEW YORK -- The photographer who snapped the now-famous image of a man about to be struck by a New York subway train is defending himself against critics who say he should have helped, as controversy also rages over the New York Post's decision to publish...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The New York City skyline is about to get a makeover.
City officials and developers broke ground Tuesday morning on Hudson Yards, a $15 billion city-withiin-a-city on Manhattan's West Side. The 26-acre project will include an office tower taller than the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
As of Thursday, I am no longer just a name to three residents of our coverage area. I am also the man with the stuffed Emily Dickinson.
Three years ago, I stayed at the Sylvia Beach Hotel in Newport, Ore., in which every room is themed after a famous...
| Nov 22, 2012
Ryan Hunter-Reay, the winner of the Indy Racing Series, talks about his hobbies, the year in racing, and visiting New York. PIX11's Lisa Mateo caught up with him at the Empire State Building.
For more information, visit ryanracing.com.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Republican millionaires have a pretty lousy record running for high office in Connecticut. Linda McMahon's hideously expensive effort ($100 million for self-funded U.S. Senate campaigns in 2010 and 2012) is only the latest and costliest failure.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
One Connecticut Republican who may have come out of last week’s elections as a significant loser wasn’t even running for anything. He has his eye on 2014 and he can’t be too happy when he reads the entrails of this election’s GOP...