| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Missy Franklin and Elizabeth Beisel were the top two finishers in the 200-meter backstroke Sunday, earning spots on the Olympic team. Former North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Elizabeth Pelton came in third.
"You don't really swim to get to third," a...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Fairly or not, elite U.S. swimmers seem to spring from largely white, suburban pools of the country, which makes Lia Neal stand out.
Hailing from Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood, the 17-year-old Neal made the Olympic team Saturday night after...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Robert Terrell Henderson, 26, of the first block of Defense Drive, was charged Thursday with violating a protective order and vandalism.
Douglas Bryon Langkam, 54, of the 1500...
| Oct 1, 2003
BROOKLYN, N. Y. - There's a new Viennese restaurant on Lafayette Avenue here, and you'd better make reservations early if you want to get in on a theater night.
Called Thomas Beisl - Austrian for Thomas Bistro - the cafe is one of many businesses that...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford."
"I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Tray Franklin, 20, had aspirations to be a pro-boxer, but his dreams were cut short when an unknown gunmen opened fire on him and his friends in Brownsville on June 28th. His two friends survived, he didn’t. It’s just another story of a...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:32 PM
More than half a dozen subway lines were cut off right at the Tuesday afternoon rush when a manhole area in a subway tunnel caught on fire.
Dozens of emergency vehicles lined Flatbush avenue in downtown Brooklyn. A crowd of over a hundred emergency...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:36 PM
In a regular NBA season encompassing 72 games, the Chicago Bulls will travel to 23 cities from coast to coast over the course of 51/2 months, visiting a few of those cities (New York and Los Angeles) more than once. Though they travel by private jet...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Police would like the help of these folks seen here in stills taken from video shot by a surveillance camera. Investigators say they passed by the She She Boutique at 834 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush.
That's the site where the third of three Brooklyn...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The potential of a serial killer in the city on the heels of Hurricane Sandy is a macabre reality.
The latest box score for the disciplined executioner reads three deaths since July. All of them incorporating the number eight in an address.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Cops are saying it's in the "bag."
NYPD detectives say the sawed-off .22 caliber gun used in the slaying of three Middle Eastern shopkeepers in Brooklyn matches the weapon found on the suspect nicknamed "John Doe Duffel Bag," from a surveillance camera...
| Dec 8, 2012
Behind the state Armory in Hartford, workers operate the backhoes and cranes that are carving a two-story retaining wall beside the Amtrak rail line.
Roughly nine miles away, more crews are preparing a new off-ramp from Route 72 up to New Britain's...