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Woman on sidewalk is killed and three children hurt when car jumps curb in North Hollywood

A 63-year-old woman was killed and three children injured Saturday afternoon after the pedestrians were struck by a car involved in a collision in the Valley Glen area of North Hollywood, authorities said. The woman and children, who are relatives, were hit after the car veered onto the sidewalk...

Is Cuomo the new Boss Tweed?

Late last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made it clear that he cares more about political connections than empowering workers in New York. This should be deeply concerning for taxpayers and for those who... To view the full story, click the title link.

Publisher responds to readers upset by Turkish advocacy ad

I have been a Crain’s reader for a number of years now. I love reading your articles and frequently use your magazine for research and to find interesting events happening in the city. To me,... To view the full story, click the title link.

De Blasio's hospital plan is the same-old losing strategy

Here’s the problem. The city’s public hospital system has been a burden on the budget for de-cades and a headache for the last four mayors, each of whom sought a way to make it... To view the full story, click the title link.

One 3-D printer shapes its future while another makes for the exit

Bre Pettis launched his desktop 3-D-printer company, MakerBot, in 2009.With his Brooklyn manufacturing ethos and trendy MakerBot outlets, he became the face of the city’s maker movement. Peter... To view the full story, click the title link.

Is the co-working boom creating the next real estate bubble?

To fill the 21st floor at his newly purchased midtown office building, Charles Aini polished the concrete floors, erected 37 glass partitions and built a white-marble reception desk that doubles... To view the full story, click the title link.

Northbound Lanes Open On Broadway; Overnight Closures Monday thru Wednesday

For the first time in many months, the northbound lanes on the 4600 block of Broadway are open to vehicular traffic. That's good news both for drivers and for the small business owners whose customers haven't had full access in quite a while. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz wins the most delegates at Virginia GOP convention

The senator from Texas picked up 10 delegates, and Donald Trump, who won the state’s primary, took three.

Woman Sues Scientology For Allegedly Forcing Her To Have An Abortion

Laura DeCrescenzo was seventeen when she had an abortion. [ more › ]

Daniel J. Berrigan, pacifist priest who led antiwar protests, dies at 94

Father Berrigan was a leader of civil disobedience protests and a goad to the Catholic conscience.

911 call documents aftermath of gruesome stabbing

A 24-year-old man was convicted of first-degree murder Friday after stabbing and slashing an acquaintance at least 89 times. He faces life in prison. Hear the 911 call made after the stabbing.

Extra, Extra: Man Boobs Used In Breast-Exam Video To Thwart Facebook Censors

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Police searching for driver of big rig involved in fatal hit-and-run in Vernon

Vernon police are searching for the driver of a big rig they say was involved in a fatal hit-and-run before unhooking his trailer and fleeing the scene, authorities said. The incident began with a minor traffic collision near the corner of Soto and 37th streets about 3:10 a.m. Saturday, said Det....

Thousands Of Janitors March In Downtown, Call For Better Treatment

If contract negotiations fail, janitors could begin striking as early as Monday. [ more › ]

In a wealthy Md. suburb, some residents have waited more than 30 years for a ride

Tobytown, a low-income Potomac community, continues call for a bus to get residents to work.

Mary Zimmerman's Treasure Island At Berkeley Rep Is A Dazzling And Smart Adventure Ride

Director and playwright Mary Zimmerman is something of a legend at Berkeley Rep, having brought her stunning Metamorphoses there in 1999 before going on to win a Tony Award for direction after taking the play to Broadway. [ more › ]

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