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Man Dies in Chain-Reaction Lincoln Tunnel Crash: PA
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Man Dies in Chain-Reaction Lincoln Tunnel Crash: PA

A passenger died and six other people were hurt in a multi-vehicle accident in the Lincoln Tunnel that brought traffic to a near standstill at the peak of Tuesday's morning rush, authorities say. Read »

3 hours ago
Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support

Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support "At This Time": Kin

In a statement released Tuesday, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa said that her mother is on life support "at this... Read »

2 hours ago
Tractor-Trailer Eviscerated in NJ Turnpike Fire

Tractor-Trailer Eviscerated in NJ Turnpike Fire

The driver of a tractor-trailer suffered a laceration to the arm when the truck became engulfed in flames on the New... Watch »

4 hours ago
Cats Rescued From Where Animal Remains Were Hanged

Cats Rescued From Where Animal Remains Were Hanged

Animal rescue workers in Westchester have taken in numerous homeless cats and kittens found in the same location... Read »

38 minutes ago
Armed Men Caught on Video Breaking Into NYC Restaurant

Armed Men Caught on Video Breaking Into NYC Restaurant

Police are searching for two burglars who were captured on security video breaking into a Greenwich Village... Watch »

3 hours ago
Family of NJ Girl Who Killed Instructor Devastated

Family of NJ Girl Who Killed Instructor Devastated

A lawyer for the parents of the 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an... Read »

2 hours ago
NYC Shuts 9 Pre-K Centers, Delays Opening of 36 Others

NYC Shuts 9 Pre-K Centers, Delays Opening of 36 Others

New York City is closing nine pre-kindergarten centers and is delaying the start dates at 36 others. Read »

3 hours ago
PATH Service Restored After Bridge Fire

PATH Service Restored After Bridge Fire

Service on the Newark-World Trade Center PATH has been restored after firefighters put out a fire along a section of... Read »

2 hours ago
NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

A 41-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in New Jersey, authorities said. Read »

5 hours ago
College Student Sexually Assaulted in Fairfield, Conn.

College Student Sexually Assaulted in Fairfield, Conn.

Police are searching for a man who sexually assualted and robbed a Sacred Heart University student in Fairfield,... Read »

3 hours ago
Cab Jumps Curb, Hits Woman on Brooklyn Sidewalk: FDNY

Cab Jumps Curb, Hits Woman on Brooklyn Sidewalk: FDNY

A livery cab jumped the curb and hit a woman on a Brooklyn sidewalk Tuesday afternoon, authorities say. Read »

2 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
Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

A flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport had to land in Jacksonville after a pair of... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

A Long Island woman was arrested after she was allegedly found sitting in a parked car half-conscious with... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Police have arrested a Manhattan mother they say drove drunk on a Long Island highway with her 3-year-old son in the... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
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
Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Stabbed to Death: Cops

Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Stabbed to Death: Cops

A 67-year-old man was stabbed to death and his wife was injured after the couple came upon a burglary at their... Watch »

2 hours ago
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39 minutes ago
Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Authorities say an 80-year-old man out for a family boating excursion suffered cardiac arrest and died after the... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Police are investigating after a stranger allegedly approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
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