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Dog Day Afternoon

Lt Jack Cambria, Commanding Officer of the NYPD's Hostage Negotiating Team (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: NYPD’s Elite Hostage Negotiating Team Is Often The Difference Between Life And Death

For 40 years the NYPD’s Hostage Negotiating Team has been responsible for saving thousands of lives, while coming face to face with life-and-death situations.

05/03/2013

Actor Al Pacino, seen here in January 2011, starred in "Dog Day Afternoon." (credit: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Detective Remembers The Real ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ 40 Years Later

It was 40 years ago today that a Brooklyn branch of Chase Manhattan Bank was held up in a botched robbery and hostage situation that gripped the city and would later leave movie audiences on the edge of their seats.

08/22/2012

Sidney Lumet

US Filmmaking Great Sidney Lumet Dies In NY At 86

Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as “Network,” “Serpico,” “Dog Day Afternoon” and “12 Angry Men,” has died. He was 86.

04/09/2011