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  • Bizarre Motives Suspected In Brooklyn Shop Store Murders

    Bizarre Motives Suspected In Brooklyn Shop Store Murders
    Police spent the weekend warning shop owners in several Brooklyn neighborhoods that there is a killer on the loose. Officers also believe he may be targeting stores with addresses that include the numbers 1,7 and 8. Police have released a sketch showing...
  • Texas Nurse Shoots Mother, Kidnaps Newborn Boy

    Texas Nurse Shoots Mother, Kidnaps Newborn Boy
    HOUSTON, Texas -- A nurse accused of killing a Texas mother in a parking lot and stealing her 3-day-old son had suffered a miscarriage and believed she needed to show her fiancé that she had a child, authorities said Wednesday. A judge refused to allow...
  • Nurse murders mother, kidnaps newborn

    Nurse murders mother, kidnaps newborn
    We’re slowly finding out what happened yesterday in a story that has the whole nation asking 'why.' What started out as a routine trip to the doctor for Kala Golden and her newborn son, ended in the worst way imaginable. Montgomery County sheriff`...
  • Critic's Notebook: Al Pacino in 'The Merchant of Venice'

     
    Al Pacino's Shylock is the talk of New York at the moment, at least when the conversation turns away from the insufferable heat wave. His performance in the Public Theater’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” (running in rep........
  • Mumps Outbreak Hits NY Jewish Community

    Mumps Outbreak Hits NY Jewish Community
    The largest U.S. outbreak of mumps is sweeping New York. At least 152 people in Rockland County have been diagnosed with the highly infectious disease since the summer. Investigators have traced the outbreak back to a Jewish summer camp in Sullivan...
  • Cops: Newlywed Groom Dies in Apparent Suicide

    Cops: Newlywed Groom Dies in Apparent Suicide
    A newlywed groom died Thursday after jumping from a Brooklyn hotel room balcony, less than two days after marrying the love of his life, police said. Motty Borger, 24, was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center after jumping seven stories from The Avenue...
  • Menorah Sparks House Fire, 4 Children Injured

    Menorah Sparks House Fire, 4 Children Injured
    A burning menorah sparked a Brooklyn house fire that sent five people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday night, police said. At 9:37 p.m., the Fire Department of New York responded to the blaze at 1866 47th Street near Lawrence Avenue in...
  • Brooklyn Family Begs for Fungus Fix

    Brooklyn Family Begs for Fungus Fix
    Fed-up neighbors in Brooklyn say their landlord is forcing them to live in moldy squalor. Their East Flatbush building is bursting at the seams with out-of-control fungus climbing up walls and mushrooms growing in bathrooms. Tenant, Amelia DeMiller fears...
  • 2009 Summer Theater Preview

    2009 Summer Theater Preview
    PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL A notoriously difficult Shakespeare play being staged for the first time and an iconic American musical that has a surprising connection to Shakespeare make 18th season of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales...
  • Famous Pickle Store Headed to Brooklyn

    Famous Pickle Store Headed to Brooklyn
    Even Peter Piper can't stop the proud purveyor from packing up all the pickles, the pickled peppers too. So after nearly 100 years as a Lower East Side staple, it's time to say goodbye to Guss' Pickles. "The problem is not too many customers," owner...
  • PIX Investigates: A Groom's Dark Secrets?

    PIX Investigates: A Groom's Dark Secrets?
    A Borough Park rabbi is knocking a newspaper report that a bridegroom who committed suicide this past November had told a friend the rabbi sexually abused him as a youth. PIX Investigates asked Rabbi Baruch Lebovits about the report in the New York Post,...
  • Elderly Man, 83, Charged With Beating 99-Year-Old

    Elderly Man, 83, Charged With Beating 99-Year-Old
    An 83-year-old man was arrested and charged after police say he brutally beat a 99-year-old man following a dispute over parking. According to police, the brawl happened at around 2:10 p.m. Monday outside a doctor's office in Borough Park. Gersh Gofman,...