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Accused Molester Killed, 3 Officers Shot in NYC Gun Battle
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Accused Molester Killed, 3 Officers Shot in NYC Gun Battle

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded when a gun battle erupted in a Greenwich Village smoke shop where the suspect worked, authorities said. Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Standing Outside Store With Dog Shot in Face: NYPD

Man Standing Outside Store With Dog Shot in Face: NYPD

Police are looking for the gunman they say opened fire on a man standing outside a Brooklyn convenience store... Watch »

2 hours ago
Pregnant Mom Alleges NYPD Used Chokehold in BBQ Flap

Pregnant Mom Alleges NYPD Used Chokehold in BBQ Flap

An expectant mom enjoying a front stoop barbecue with her family alleges a cop placed her in a chokehold outside her... Watch »

37 minutes ago
Metro-North Train Evacuated Over Smoke Condition

Metro-North Train Evacuated Over Smoke Condition

A Metro-North commuter train was evacuated Monday morning due to a smoke condition, authorities say. Read »

5 minutes ago
Driver Run Over by Own Van at Gas Station: NYPD

Driver Run Over by Own Van at Gas Station: NYPD

A driver was run over by his own van when he stepped out of the vehicle at a Queens gas station and it... Read »

2 hours ago
Flight From LaGuardia to Ohio Diverted to JFK: Delta

Flight From LaGuardia to Ohio Diverted to JFK: Delta

A flight out of New York City had to return to an area airport after an equipment issue, airline officials said. Read »

2 hours ago
Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girl in NJ Park: DA

Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girl in NJ Park: DA

Authorities say a 61-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a young girl in a central New Jersey park,... Read »

2 hours ago
Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Police say a man died after getting trapped in the elevator shaft of a building in the Bronx early Monday. Read »

2 hours ago
Man Charged in Neighbor's Stabbing Death: NYPD

Man Charged in Neighbor's Stabbing Death: NYPD

A 31-year-old man has been accused of fatally stabbing a neighbor in their apartment building Monday morning, police... Read »

2 hours ago
Times Square Characters Should Be Licensed: Mayor

Times Square Characters Should Be Licensed: Mayor

Cookie Monster may soon need a license if he wants to work in Times Square. Read »

2 hours ago
Derek Jeter Passes Yaz on Hits List

Derek Jeter Passes Yaz on Hits List

Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad. Now the Yankees captain has... Read »

4 hours ago
Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

An ex-convict was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the deadly shootings of a Nassau County police officer... Read »

2 hours ago
2 NJ High School Football Players Killed in Crash

2 NJ High School Football Players Killed in Crash

Two New Jersey high school football players riding in the back of a friend's Mustang convertible were killed in... Watch »

2 hours ago

"The Situation" Agrees to Anger Management Classes

The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management. Read »

2 hours ago
Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent... Watch »

59 minutes ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
De Blasio, Family Spend First Night in Gracie Mansion

De Blasio, Family Spend First Night in Gracie Mansion

Mayor de Blasio, his wife and their two children woke up in their official Manhattan residence for the first time on... Read »

58 minutes ago
Mother of 2 Stabbed to Death in NY Home: Police

Mother of 2 Stabbed to Death in NY Home: Police

The mother of two who was killed in her Long Island home Sunday was stabbed to death, police say. Watch »

2 hours ago
Mayors of Jersey's Largest Cities Align Against Crime

Mayors of Jersey's Largest Cities Align Against Crime

Seeking answers to the seemingly intractable problem of violence in their cities, the mayors of New Jersey's... Watch »

39 minutes ago
Wedding Reception Shut Down When Brawl Breaks Out

Wedding Reception Shut Down When Brawl Breaks Out

Two people were arrested when a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central... Watch »

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