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  • Bullet Pulled From NYPD Cop Shot; Suspect Has Lengthy Rap Sheet

    Bullet Pulled From NYPD Cop Shot; Suspect Has Lengthy Rap Sheet
    Doctors at Jamaica hospital have successfully removed a bullet lodged in the right leg of NYPD Sgt. Craig Bier - the 10th NYPD officer to be shot this year. This as the police department went public with the identity of the suspected shooter. NYPD...
  • Usain Bolt: 'Carl Lewis, I have no respect for him'

    Usain Bolt: 'Carl Lewis, I have no respect for him'
    Americans have a taste for the flamboyant and have embraced track's blazingly fast and incredibly cocky star as if he were their own. But Jamaica's Usain Bolt may have just shot himself in one of his prized feet. After becoming the first Olympian to win...
  • Former Barton Sprinters wrap up Olympics with Silver

    Former Barton Sprinters wrap up Olympics with Silver
    Former Barton Community College Sprinters Veronica Campbell-Brown and Tyson Gay each wrapping up the Olympics, by winning Silver in the 4X100 relays for their perspective countries. Campbell-Brown, running for Jamaica, won silver in the women's 4x100...
  • Security system fails to detect man on runway at New York's Kennedy Airport

    Security system fails to detect man on runway at New York's Kennedy Airport
    A multimillion-dollar intrusion-detection system at New York's Kennedy Airport failed to notice a man who walked onto a runway Sunday, authorities said Monday. The man, who was arrested after he was spotted by an airline employee, told police he was on a...
  • Harlem Week Fashion 2012

    Harlem Week Fashion 2012
    This weekend, several fashion events are taking place in Harlem to celebrate Harlem Week. We featured three local designers that are showcasing at the event, plus we'll talk about all of the fabulous events taking place. Summer In The City - August 18...
  • Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe

    Former Barton sprinter Campbell Brown suspended amid probe
    Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica is serving a suspension while anti-doping officials rule on her recent positive drug test.     The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announced Tuesday that the 2004 and 2008 Olympic...
  • U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier

    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier
    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle. Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
  • Out of the Blue: Support for the music

    Laguna Beach should be celebrated as a music colony — especially for world-class reggae — as much as an art colony. It started back in the late '70s, when Laguna native Eric "Redz" Morton was 21 and gigging as the bassist in a L.A. Latin...
  • Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica

    Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica
    After recovering from serious health problems, Richard Lowe traveled to Jamaica to celebrate life. “This vacation was my gift to myself for surviving,” he said. Seeing this pair afloat above the waters off Negril Beach, in western Jamaica,...
  • Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'

    Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'
    On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and...
  • Isn't it romantic?

    Isn't it romantic?
    There's no specific quality that makes one destination more romantic than others. While some travelers want access to luxuries and fine dining, others search for a beautiful sunset in a rustic environment. The important thing is being with the right...
  • 'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony

    'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony
    How might a Hollywood movie pitchman capture the tone and pith of "See Now Then," a new novel by the intense and lyrical novelist Jamaica Kincaid about the disintegration of a modern marriage? Chaucer's Wife of Bath meets Virginia Woolf! The Sweets,...