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Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials
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Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

A 299-pound black bear likely attacked and killed a 22-year-old Rutgers student who had been hiking with friends in a northern New Jersey nature preserve Sunday, wildlife and school officials say. Read »

3 hours ago
Hit-Run Driver Strikes Cop on Long Island: Police

Hit-Run Driver Strikes Cop on Long Island: Police

Authorities are looking for a hit-run driver who allegedly struck a police officer making a traffic stop on Long... Read »

3 minutes ago
Woman Hit by Cyclist in Central Park Dies: Officials

Woman Hit by Cyclist in Central Park Dies: Officials

The 59-year-old Connecticut woman who was critically injured after she was hit by a bicyclist in Central Park... Read »

6 hours ago
Customers Brawl Over Place in Line at Apple Store

Customers Brawl Over Place in Line at Apple Store

A fight between customers over their place in line at a busy Apple store in New Haven boiled over into a brawl... Read »

10 minutes ago
Truck Accident Leaves Hundreds Without Power in NJ

Truck Accident Leaves Hundreds Without Power in NJ

Hundreds of people are without power after a truck accident downed power lines and sparked a large blaze in New... Watch »

2 hours ago
Child Shot in the Leg in Brooklyn: Police

Child Shot in the Leg in Brooklyn: Police

A child was shot in the leg in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say. Read »

2 hours ago
5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

Five students at a Bronx elementary school were allegedly stuck with a hypodermic needle by another student last... Read »

56 minutes ago
Woman Arrested at JFK With 33 Pounds of Pot and Guns

Woman Arrested at JFK With 33 Pounds of Pot and Guns

Port Authority Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy International Airport with... Read »

4 hours ago
Rutgers Student Dies After Frat Party: Authorities

Rutgers Student Dies After Frat Party: Authorities

A Rutgers University student died Sunday after she "became distressed" while attending a small... Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
Protesters Flood Wall Street Over Climate Crisis

Protesters Flood Wall Street Over Climate Crisis

Hundreds of activists protesting what they say is Wall Street's role in the climate crisis have gathered in lower... Watch »

3 hours ago
The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Eric Garner died in police custody July 17. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
2 Killed, 48 Hurt After Bus From NYC Flips: Officials

2 Killed, 48 Hurt After Bus From NYC Flips: Officials

Two women were killed and nearly 50 other people were injured after a bus on a three-day sightseeing tour from... Watch »

4 hours ago
New Jersey Senate Approves Port Authority Changes

New Jersey Senate Approves Port Authority Changes

New Jersey's state Senate has passed a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port... Read »

3 hours ago
4 Hurt in Motorcycle vs. School Bus Accident on FDR Drive: FDNY

4 Hurt in Motorcycle vs. School Bus Accident on FDR Drive: FDNY

Four people were hurt in an accident involving a motorcycle and a school bus on the FDR Drive in the East... Read »

2 hours ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
Long Island Man Gets Prison for Deaths of 13 Dogs

Long Island Man Gets Prison for Deaths of 13 Dogs

A Long Island man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison following the deaths of 13 pit bulls that... Read »

3 hours ago
Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

A 14-year-old girl is dead and a 15-year-old is hospitalized after a shooting in New Jersey, authorities said... Read »

3 hours ago
1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

One police officer died and eight others were injured after an NYPD vehicle crash early Sunday in the Bronx,... Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
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2 hours ago
Exonerated NYC Man Dies From Asthma Attack: Lawyer

Exonerated NYC Man Dies From Asthma Attack: Lawyer

A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend. Read »

5 hours ago
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