Backed by police, a team of construction workers entered the Children's Magical Garden on the Lower East Side this morning, stepping over fresh plantings to erect a chain-link fence through the middle of the garden.
The history of the Children's Magical Garden stretches back more than 30 years, to ... More >>
The Feds and local authorities this week rounded up 98 people involved in the trafficking of prescription drugs like oxycodone, including two doctors and a nurse. Law enforcement officers executed dozens of search warrants, and sued a Brooklyn pharmacist to bar him from dispensing the highly addicti ... More >>
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies dropped the hammer on the illegal prescription drug trafficking biz this morning in a sweep that netted nearly 100 arrests, including two doctors and one nurse practitioner.The most arrests occurred on Staten Island, where law enforcement officials s ... More >>
As issues that arose following revelations of the NYPD's zealous surveillance of Muslims throughout the Northeast are still far from being resolved, the New York Post published a cartoon by Sean Delonas depicting those Muslims that see these actions as an invasion of privacy as bomb-making terrorist ... More >>
Sam EshaghoffSam Eshaghoff, a 19-year-old student at Emory University, has been busted as the alleged kingpin in an SAT cheating ring after apparently taking the text for at least six students from Great Neck North High School in Mineola, Long Island, making between $1,500 and $2,500 a pop. W ... More >>
New York media outlets are like high-schoolers in a crowded lunchroom -- a circle of nerds, a coterie of posers, cool kids, laid-back social floaters, and, of course, the junkies. Every so often, stories significant enough to report but light enough for playful interpretation truly reveal med ... More >>
Could you eat this face?
Last week, the food world went wabbit cwazy, as both the Times and the website Food Curated featured items on raising rabbit for food. The Times argued that this locavoric effort was the ultimate in shrinking and controlling the food chain, while Food Curated took a ... More >>
The Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief is out as the agency faces anger over its handling of the Bernie Madoff alleged Ponzi scam.
The SEC said Monday that Linda Thomsen, its director of enforcement, was leaving to return to the private sector.
There have be ... More >>
It's time to stop pinning the "news" tag on Gary Ackerman's angry outburst at the SEC yesterday for not stopping Bernie Madoff.
Perhaps the most entertaining part of the House hearing, yes. But while the New York Democrat yelled at the SEC, whistleblower Harry Markopolos spoke more softly but cut d ... More >>