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Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform. The drill bit did not enter into the train and there were no injuries. Read »

24 minutes ago
1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Queens Nightclub: NYPD

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Queens Nightclub: NYPD

Police say a woman was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting outside a Queens nightclub... Read »

20 minutes ago
Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Two boys have been arrested on rape and other charges after allegedly sexually assaulting two girls in a... Watch »

42 minutes ago
School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

A 60-year-old upstate school bus driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating behind the wheel, authorities say. Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

A social service group has sued a Queens rental complex, saying it has a policy that excludes ex-offenders. Read »

20 minutes ago
NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Police say they are looking for the man who was caught on camera firing a gun into the lobby of a Brooklyn building... Watch »

32 minutes ago
Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

A 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities living in an upstate assisted living home fell to his death during... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

New Yorkers back Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his handling of the state's first Ebola case and maintains his lead over... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Avian radar can track and even predict where birds fly and flock. A local congressman wants to know why... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general clashed over corruption and integrity in a... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

The father of a then-4-year-old New Jersey boy who fatally shot his 6-year-old neighbor with his father's unsecured... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

A Long Island man drove up to two girls waiting at a bus stop and asked if they wanted a ride to school while he was... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

A Manhattan resident is frustrated by the runaround she says she's gotten from the city while trying to get... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Professor's

Professor's "Game of Thrones" Punishment Rescinded

A New Jersey professor suspended after he posted an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones"... Read »

2 hours 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
NJ Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

NJ Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

Trick-or-treaters – and just about anyone else under the age of 18 – will have to be home by 10 p.m. Read »

20 minutes ago
Suspect Says

Suspect Says "Excuse Me," Gropes Woman: NYPD

Police say a suspect in his late teens said “Excuse me” before groping a woman in a Queens elevator... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

A homeless man who police say has a violent past was charged in an alleged sex assault on a Manhattan block... Watch »

44 minutes ago
Michelle Obama Pushes the Vote for Malloy in New Haven

Michelle Obama Pushes the Vote for Malloy in New Haven

First Lady Michelle Obama is joining Gov. Dan Malloy in New Haven this afternoon to rally support ahead of... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014

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