NYC Woman Dies Shortly After Finally Having Children

After attempting to have a child for seven years, Manhattanite Michal Lura Friedman finally became pregnant with fraternal twins nine months ago, only to die shortly after they were born, the Daily News reported.

NYC Mayoral Candidate John Liu's Future Up In The Air

City Comptroller John Liu's troubles keep growing as new allegations of improper fundraising practices continue to surface in connection with his budding 2013 mayoral campaign, but Queens political types offer varying appraisals of his political future.


Quidditch World Cup 2011

Quidditch World Cup 2011: NYC Tournament Highlights [VIDEO]

The International Quidditch Association hosted the fifth annual Quidditch World Cup at Randall's Island in NYC from Nov. 11-13, 2011. Middlebury College won the Harry Potter-inspired tournament Cup after 22 hours of play, featuring almost 100 teams, over 2,000 players, and five different countries. Watch highlights from the finals, learn about the tournament and hear from players.
Larry Seabrook's Lawyers

NYC Councilman Larry Seabrook's Federal Corruption Trial Gets Slow Start

With little more than an hour left in the second full day of the federal corruption trial of New York City Councilman Larry Seabrook Tuesday afternoon, a jury had only just been seated, signifying the divisive and wide-reaching scope of the crimes the Bronx legislator is accused of committing.
Marathon Runners

NYC Marathon 2011: By the Numbers

The ING NYC Marathon took place Sunday, Nov. 6, and was a huge sensation. Thousands of runners participated in one of the most anticipated contests of the year and the premiere event of the New York Road Runners.