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Washington Heights (Manhattan, New York)

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  • Spike In Crime Brings More Cops, More Tickets To Washington Heights

    Spike In Crime Brings More Cops, More Tickets To Washington Heights
    The NYPD says it's beefing up patrols in one part of the city, and that there's a need for it. Residents tell PIX11 News they've noticed, but not everyone is happy about it. A spike in all categories of violent crime in the Washington Heights...
  • Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'

    Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'
    NEW YORK -- In the tossup of this year's Tony Awards, a Latino story trumped an unusual African American coming-of-age tale Sunday as Tony voters gave their best new musical prize and three others to "In the Heights," about Caribbean immigrant families...
  • Estelle Bennett dies at 67; one of the Ronettes

    Estelle Bennett, one of the Ronettes, the singing trio whose 1963 hit "Be My Baby" epitomized the famed "wall of sound" technique of its producer, Phil Spector, has died at her home in Englewood, N.J. She was 67. Bennett's brother-in-law, Jonathan...
  • Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'

    Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'
    Jerry Wexler, the influential Atlantic Records producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" before helping shape that sound into one of the most powerful musical forces of the 1950s and '60s, died Friday morning at his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 91....
  • Kenny Rankin dies at 69; singer-songwriter's long career almost defied categorization

    Kenny Rankin dies at 69; singer-songwriter's long career almost defied categorization
    Kenny Rankin, a singer-songwriter and musician whose song "Peaceful" was a hit for Helen Reddy and who had popular covers himself of a pair of Beatles hits, has died. He was 69. Rankin died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The...
  • Terrorists killed my dad

    Terrorists killed my dad
    In 1975, when I had just turned 9, my father was killed by terrorists. He was supposed to be home early on that Jan. 24 for a family celebration of my birthday and that of my brother, who had just turned 11. Instead, while my father was at a business...
  • Decomposing Body Found in Van Covered in Parking Tickets

    Decomposing Body Found in Van Covered in Parking Tickets
    NEW YORK -- A man's decomposing body inside a minivan covered in parking tickets went undiscovered for weeks because the vehicle's windows were apparently tinted and ticketing officers don't normally search cars, police said Friday. George Morales, 59,...
  • Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13

    Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13
    A pediatrician has pleaded guilty to a charge of having sex with an underage, male patient in his Upper West Side Manhattan office, PIX News has learned. Dr. Jaime Cortes, 47, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of sexual abuse and committing a criminal...
  • Broadway's theater schedule for August

    Here's what's playing on Broadway through the end of August. Note that although some of these shows' official opening dates aren't until September or later, preview performances are offered. -- Avital Binshtock "A Chorus Line": This lively exploration...
  • Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings

    Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings
    Curious about the changing sound of the Great White Way? Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty weighs in on five noteworthy cast recordings from the year on Broadway -- four from new shows that couldn't be more wildly disparate and one from a classic that'...
  • Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace

    Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace
    Police are now questioning a person of interest in connection with the disappearance of a missing Washington Heights mother -- who vanished from her job in the financial district midday during her shift on the evening cleaning crew, PIX News has learned....
  • 'In the Heights' a Broadway homage to the Latino community

    NEW YORK — Attend "In the Heights," the relentlessly sunny new Broadway musical about life in the mostly Latino neighborhood in northern Manhattan, and you'll likely be seized by a sudden new desire to move for good to Washington Heights. Who...