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Keith Haring's 'Crack is Wack': NYC's Most Famous Mural?

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Haring painted Crack is Wack without asking for permission. One morning, during the summer of 1986, he drove a rented van -- loaded with some ladders from his studio and some new fluorescent orange paint he had bought -- up to Harlem to paint.

EMTs Allegedly Stopped 4 NYPD Officers Beating Handcuffed Man

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - The New York Police Department said on Tuesday it was investigating a report that two emergency medical technicians jumped in to stop four...

Wall Street's Two Least Favorite Birthdays: OWS and Everett Stern

Jerry Ashton | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York
Jerry Ashton

You can be sure that TBTF (Too Big To Fail) bankers will not be donning party hats when these two birthdays roll around: that of Occupy Wall Street on...

WATCH: Dramatic NYPD Rescue In NY Harbor

Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

Members of the NYPD Harbor Unit airlifted a 60-year-old boat captain to safety Tuesday night after he went into cardiac arrest aboard his vessel. ...

Unlike the Anti-Nukes & Cold War Activists, Occupy Will Not Put 1,000,000 People on the Street. Does It Matter?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

If Peace Action has its way, money will first of all be moved from funding weapons of war to bankrolling public works projects. If Occupy has its way, money will be moved from Wall Street banks to local savings and loans.