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USC obtains large Dashiell Hammett collection

...Otto Penzler, the owner of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and a publisher and editor of crime fiction, said he...left-wing connections. He died in 1961 of lung cancer in New York City.Penzler lauded Layman and the Hammett family for making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/usc-obtains-large-dashiell-ha
New York weighs letting dogs enter outdoor dining areas

...After getting a unanimous OK from New York's Senate, advocates are pressing its Assembly to sign on this spring.New York City's 83,000 restaurant inspections per year yield only about 170 tickets for letting pets in. But furry faces often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/new-york-weighs-letting-do
Hawks lose Kyle Korver for rest of playoffs with ankle injury

...key Atlanta player to sustain a season-ending injury. Forward Thabo Sefolosha was hurt during an arrest outside a New York City nightclub in April."Injuries are such a big part of our league and a big part of the playoffs," Budenholzer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-23/hawks-lose-kyle-korver-rest-p
Cuban wrestlers hope Times Square matches open more doors

...Square started in November, before that announcement. Top American wrestlers have been taking part in exhibitions at New York City landmarks for a half-dozen years to benefit youth program Beat the Streets.In 2013, the Iranian and Russian teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-20/cuban-wrestlers-hope
Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...Cummings and Teri Burnette, the conference focused on recent accounts of growing racial tensions in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and other cities across the country. During this year's conference, three renowned civil rights activists and scholars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-16/faculty-accompli
DC mansion slaying suspect caught

...while armed, D.C. police and the U.S. Marshals Service said. Investigators had previously been seeking him in New York City.Police have not detailed why Wint would want to kill 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos; his 47-year-old wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/dc-mansion-slaying-suspect-c
Business news

...citing the rising costs of running the retail space on New York City's pricey Fifth Avenue.The company said Friday it...toy store in the U.S., as it has had a location in New York City since 1870. It moved to its current Fifth Avenue location...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/business-news
Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

...with "Big Bill" Broonzy who Hammond saw perform in New York City in 1949 when Hammond was seven."He was the first...Kansas City, Kan., and brought Basie's band to New York City to record.It was Hammond's father who also in 1933...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/hammond-brings-own-re
Jobs remain competitive in Augusta for new graduates

...slim, they said."It's such a small pool and so many of us," said Strachan, who plans to move back home to New York City for employment after traveling abroad."Public relations, communications period, doesn't make a lot of money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-15/jobs-remain
Train derails in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, and several people appeared to be injured.Train 188, a Northeast Regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/train-derails-philadelphia