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Explosives unearthed in historic cemetery

NEW YORK -- Residents of the Lower East Side were treated to police digging up a cemetery today, but as night falls across the city, zombies and vampires are yet to emerge. This disturbance of the dead follo...
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City goes lowercase

NEW YORK--The greatest city in the world has been ordered to stop shouting. On street signs, that is. Following a directive of the Federal Highway Administration, New York City will change its 250,000 str...
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Released hiker calls for peace

NEW YORK—Despite a near 14-month imprisonment, Sarah Shourd emerged from her Iranian captors promoting a message of peace. Shourd, 32, spent 410 days in a Tehran prison after she, her fianc©, Shane Bauer, ...
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Alleged prescription drug kingpin arrested

Marino Spirakis, 36, was arrested Friday on the steps of the Boston Municipal Court for allegations of prescription painkiller trafficking. The Peabody resident, who is employed as a cook at a pizza shop, wa...