November 12, 2003 |
A jury on Tuesday found New York real estate heir Robert Durst not guilty of murder, despite his admission that he dismembered his neighbor's corpse and threw the remains into the sea. The decision by the eight-woman, four-man jury came after five days of deliberation, sending gasps through the courtroom in this beach town south of Houston where Durst had moved three years ago -- disguising himself as a mute woman.
August 16, 1999 |
The Clinton house hunt intensified with President Clinton joining First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton to view suburban Westchester County, N.Y., properties for the first time in preparation for her likely Senate bid in that state next year and his retirement from office two months later. Among the properties they saw was a 2 1/2-acre, seven-bedroom $1.7-million house in Edgemont.
October 21, 1985 |
A mild earthquake jolted people awake today from Connecticut to northern New Jersey, two days after a minor quake struck the same area. Claus Jacob, a senior scientist at Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory in Palisades, N.J., said the tremor, which occurred at 6:27 a.m. and was centered in Westchester County, N.Y., was an aftershock of Saturday's quake and registered about 3.0 on the Richter scale.
August 20, 1991 |
Goldman Sachs Studies Possible Relocation: Venerable investment banking giant Goldman, Sachs & Co. has told employees it is evaluating a possible headquarters relocation to the suburbs, the latest Wall Street giant to reassess New York as a home base. Goldman, one of the most respected and profitable names in the nation's financial capital, emphasized in an internal memorandum Aug. 12 that the evaluation was part of a routine review.
August 6, 1985
Eight prison inmates suffering from AIDS have sued the Westchester County, N.Y., Medical Center, seeking to force the hospital to give inmates better care. The Sing Sing prison inmates also named the state Department of Health and Department of Corrections. A pretrial conference set for Monday was adjourned until Sept. 10. The suit, filed in June, alleges that the medical center is denying some inmates access to treatment.
April 5, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Above all else, Rachel Robinson remembers the kissing. When the taunts at the ballpark grew too fierce and the naysayers too loud, her husband, Jackie, would come home to their Brooklyn apartment and the couple would try to block out the world. "So many people are curious about how we were at home, thinking that we brought all the anger and chaos in there with us," Rachel Robinson, 90, said last week as she perched behind a desk at the gleaming offices of the education foundation she runs in lower Manhattan.