| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:14 AM
A retired NYPD lieutenant fatally shot a suspect fleeing a prescription drug theft in East Harlem Thursday, according to police. Another unidentified suspect is still on the loose.
The retired lieutenant shot the armed suspect after a robbery at the Rx...
| May 2, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The NYPD beefed up its presence around Mount Sinai Hopsital on the Upper East Side Wednesday afternoon. There was a good reason as to why more than 100 officers were gathering in courtyard at the hospital, Officer Eder Loor was coming home.
| Apr 12, 2008
By Wendy Smith
nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative.
Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
| Aug 9, 2010
Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found American girls were beginning puberty at much younger ages, some as early as 7. A new study released Sunday suggests the average age at which puberty begins may still be...
| Apr 1, 2009
Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95.
The cause was...
| Oct 17, 2007
Three years ago Laurent Tourondel was a chef without a kitchen whose name was anything but a household word.
Today the 40-year-old has an empire so well known it can use shorthand for Bistro Laurent Tourondel: BLT. This month his second cookbook has just...
| Apr 20, 2009
HARLEM, N.Y (WPIX) -- There was a hero's welcome Sunday at an East Harlem church for a sailor who was aboard the U.S. cargo ship, 'Maersk Alabama,' held hostage by a group of Somali pirates.
William Rios, 42, who is a long-time resident of East Harlem,...
| May 30, 2009
New York Congressman Charles Rangel is catching flack for comments he apparently made on Saturday that suggested even President Barack Obama isn't safe on the city streets, after a black cop was fatally shot by a fellow white officer in East Harlem....
| May 31, 2009
Community leaders and members of the Brooklyn neighborhood where slain New York City cop Omar Edwards lived, paid tribute to the officer Sunday, after he was gunned down in friendly fire in East Harlem.
A 200-car motorcade memorial made its way through...
| Aug 8, 2008
The 7 a.m. sun gleams off the windows of this East Harlem bodega, as its owner, Julio Pimentel, unlocks the door and steps behind the counter that separates him from customers. He switches on a fan and tunes the radio to a Spanish station, and merengue...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Party unity means never having to say you're sorry - or that you even remember what you might have been sorry about. John Edwards, the former North Carolina senator who ran to the left of Barack Obama in the......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Dan Janison spent the morning with John Edwards and City Councilman Bill deBlasio in NYC, and sends along the attempted picture at left (Edwards is the one with the open collar and pronounced "v" in his sportcoat, deBlasio the......