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Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops
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Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops

A deli owner about to open his family store for the day's business was abducted and fatally shot during a robbery in Newark on Friday morning, police said. Read »

46 minutes ago
NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

A 33-year-old New Jersey police officer was indicted on stalking and official misconduct charges for allegedly... Read »

5 hours ago
ID Theft Probe at 2 Farmers Markets Affects Dozens

ID Theft Probe at 2 Farmers Markets Affects Dozens

Police are probing possible ID thefts linked to two farmers markets in northern New Jersey. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
NY Man Explains How Ice Bucket Challenge Took Off

NY Man Explains How Ice Bucket Challenge Took Off

The New York man who helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge says he's stunned by how quickly the movement has... Watch »

16 minutes ago
Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York... Read »

2 hours ago
Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

The head of internal investigations at New York City's embattled Rikers Island jail complex has resigned amid... Read »

2 hours ago
Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

A Connecticut mother is denying police allegations that she gave beer, liquor and condoms to teenagers at a house... Read »

5 hours ago
Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Investigators are looking into how a metal placard from a commercial jumbo jet landed in a Long Island backyard this... Read »

2 hours ago
NY County Forgives $2.4M in Bad Speed-Camera Tickets

NY County Forgives $2.4M in Bad Speed-Camera Tickets

A Long Island county is forgiving $2.4 million in speed camera fines issued in the past month. Read »

3 hours ago
92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long... Watch »

2 hours ago
Violations Could Delay Pre-K at 12 NYC Centers

Violations Could Delay Pre-K at 12 NYC Centers

A dozen facilities providing services in the city's new universal pre-kindergarten program won't open on time if... Read »

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
City Slammed Over School Enrollment Fiasco

City Slammed Over School Enrollment Fiasco

Hundreds of children in Newark still have no idea what school they'll be attending in less than two weeks because of... Watch »

2 hours ago
Flags Swiped in Bridge Mystery Back on U.S. Soil: NYPD

Flags Swiped in Bridge Mystery Back on U.S. Soil: NYPD

Police say the two American flags that were swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with bleached-white ones... Read »

5 hours ago
Burned Boy Biked Onto Hot Tar; No Sign Near: Mom

Burned Boy Biked Onto Hot Tar; No Sign Near: Mom

An 11-year-old Long Island boy was badly burned when he rode his bicycle into a street filled with hot tar that had... Watch »

Aug 22, 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
Woman Steals Woman's Phone, Sprays Irritant in Face: NYPD

Woman Steals Woman's Phone, Sprays Irritant in Face: NYPD

Police are looking for the woman they say sprayed a burning substance in another woman’s face before stealing her... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
ESPN Anchor Sues Upstate NY Ice Rink Over Injury

ESPN Anchor Sues Upstate NY Ice Rink Over Injury

An ESPN anchor is suing an upstate New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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2 hours ago
Man's Body Found in Hudson River: NYPD

Man's Body Found in Hudson River: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found floating in the Hudson River near the West Village Thursday... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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