| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A rap about the Elements of Style? William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White could never have imagined such a thing about their grammar manual....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Young lookout for drug ring: A major New York drug ring, which police said they destroyed, relied upon an 8-year-old boy as a lookout, part of a highly regimented operating system that even officials said was impressive....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Richard Ruperto walked into a record store in Harlem with a friend to buy CDs. As the two teens spoke, a man intruded on their conversation.
“Put some base into your voice, you fag,” he said.
Afraid, the boys bolted out of the store, leaving...
| Feb 28, 2012
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has once again joined forces with IHOP for National Pancake Day, with a goal in 2012 to raise $2.7 million for children`s hospitals across the country.
On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, IHOP will give away millions of...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A 30-year-old construction worker trapped in a muddy trench was finally rescued by FDNY and NYPD rescue teams, even though he had slipped deeper into the pit--buried up to his shoulders--at various times during the digging out process on Friday.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Sarahi, una mexicana de Puebla, cruzó la frontera a los 15 años alentada por su padre, que la animó a venirse a Estados Unidos para ayudar económicamente a su familia. En la travesía fue asaltada por "coyotes", pero finalmente llegó a Nueva York, donde...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Speaking publicly for the first time since she was almost killed, Marion Hedges said she realizes how lucky she is to be alive. She has awakened from a hellish nightmare that began last October when two boys turned what they perceived as a mischievous...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The N.Y.P.D. stop and frisk program policy has been controversial in minority communities from the start leading to protests and arrests, but now the New York Civil Liberties Union is coming out with a report saying the policy was leveled on gentrifying...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Police are searching for a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man at a East Harlem grocery store Tuesday morning.
According to authorities, officers responded to a 911 call of a male stabbed at Lexington Grocery & Deli on Lexington Ave. at about 5:20 a....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:07 AM
The practice of NYPD officers stopping and frisking people, whether or not they've committed a crime, is squarely in the spotlight now that the New York Civil Liberties Union, or NYCLU, has compiled a list of the ten police precincts where the practice is...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Queens commuters who take the E or F trains from three stations face nine consecutive days of no Manhattan-bound service starting Saturday. The affected stations are the ones at 75th Avenue, Sutphin and Briarwood-Van Wyck boulevards. The Metropolitan...