Today at 6 pm, Scientology will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a building in Washington DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood.
For the last couple of years, Scientology has opened "Ideal Orgs" -- fancy, superfluous new churches in cities around the world in an expensive ploy to make it look like the ... More >>
Here's a pretty gruesome horror story for a Thursday morning:Police in Camden, New Jersey found the body of Chevonne Thomas in the townhouse she shared with her 2-year-old son. Thomas apparently stabbed herself in the neck -- but only after decapitating her son, whose body also was found in the home ... More >>
Exactly 33 years to the day after 6-year-old Etan Patz allegedly was murdered in the basement of a SoHo bodega, the suspect in the murder, 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez, has been placed on suicide watch at Bellevue Hospital.Police say placing Hernandez on suicide watch is precautionary, but that the s ... More >>
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly announced this morning that a suspect in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz is currently in custody.The suspect has been identified as Pedro Hernandez, who was arrested yesterday in Camden, New Jersey.Kelly says Hernandez made statements to police implicating ... More >>
The video above (compliments of NBC New York) is of a press conference held by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly regarding the arrest of a suspect in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz.The suspect has been identified as Pedro Hernandez, 51, who was arrested yesterday in Camden, New Jersey. Kel ... More >>
For the first time in at least 30 years, the port of New York and New Jersey was shut down today by a wildcat strike.
Several hundred workers have walked off the job in a sympathy strike after pickets from a Philadelphia longshoremen's union local showed up at work sites throughout the metro ... More >>
CQ Press, which apparently does this every year, has listed the 393 most dangerous U.S. cities with populations over 70,000 based on FBI statistics. Camden, New Jersey is #1, replacing last year's winner, New Orleans, which plummeted to sixth place (but then, they had an asterisk in 2008); Ne ... More >>
A truck careens through the rain-soaked streets of the West Village, emblazoned with the saintly image of the beverage created by... Don Bosco?
Years ago, I was driving through Ramsey, New Jersey, when I spied a grassy knoll with a stately building on top. The sign at the entrance of the p ... More >>