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Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Man Walking in Greenwich Village
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Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Man Walking in Greenwich Village

A double-decker sightseeing bus struck a man walking in Greenwich Village Friday afternoon, dragging him several feet and pinning him beneath the vehicle, fire officials and witnesses said. Read »

2 hours ago
JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From JFK

JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From JFK

JetBlue officially began direct flights to Cuba out of New York's Kennedy Airport Friday, becoming the first major... Watch »

4 hours ago
Pastor's Granddaughter Questioned in NJ Church Fire

Pastor's Granddaughter Questioned in NJ Church Fire

Police are questioning a pastor's granddaughter in a fire that damaged a longstanding church in Jersey City... Read »

5 minutes ago
Alleged Wheelchair Bank Robber Arrested in NYC Heist

Alleged Wheelchair Bank Robber Arrested in NYC Heist

A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an Astoria bank in a wheelchair last week, authorities... Read »

2 hours ago
Hit-Run Garbage Truck Kills Woman With MS Crossing NYC Street

Hit-Run Garbage Truck Kills Woman With MS Crossing NYC Street

A garbage truck fled the scene after striking and killing a 46-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis using a walker... Read »

4 hours ago
911 Call Sends Cops to Man on Fire in NYC Park

911 Call Sends Cops to Man on Fire in NYC Park

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in serious condition after he somehow caught fire overnight in Brooklyn, police... Read »

6 hours ago
Police Seek Owner of Backpack Carried by Escaped Murderer

Police Seek Owner of Backpack Carried by Escaped Murderer

New York State Police are seeking the public's help in locating the owner of a backpack an escaped murderer was... Read »

2 hours ago
Woman Arrested Over

Woman Arrested Over "Racist, Alarming" Message at NY Church

A 66-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly leaving a "racist and alarming" message on the voicemail of... Read »

32 minutes ago
Man Arrested in Deadly Shooting of NYC Cab Driver

Man Arrested in Deadly Shooting of NYC Cab Driver

The NYPD has arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting of a livery cab driver found dead in the front seat... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes... Watch »

6 hours ago
Man Crushed, Killed by 800-Pound Slabs of Quartzite: Police

Man Crushed, Killed by 800-Pound Slabs of Quartzite: Police

A Long Island man has been killed in a grisly industrial accident. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NJ Fire Captain Arrested in Online Child-Sex Sting

NJ Fire Captain Arrested in Online Child-Sex Sting

A New Jersey volunteer fire captain was arrested after he allegedly went online to arrange sex with a woman and her... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Human Remains Found in Bag Near NYC Shore 3 Months Ago Identified

Human Remains Found in Bag Near NYC Shore 3 Months Ago Identified

Authorities have identified the human remains found in a black duffel bag near the shoreline in Queens several... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Slight Risk of Showers Saturday, But Rain Will Clear for Fireworks

Slight Risk of Showers Saturday, But Rain Will Clear for Fireworks

Heading out for Fourth of July celebrations? Saturday may be a bit damp at times, Storm Team 4 cautions, but the day... Watch »

4 hours ago
Law Enforcement on Heightened Alert for July 4th

Law Enforcement on Heightened Alert for July 4th

Police in New York City are on heightened alert ahead of the July Fourth holiday, but officials emphasize it's only... Watch »

3 hours ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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Feb 11, 2015
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
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 »

Jan 26, 2015
Woman Falls into Gap Between Train, Platform at LIRR Station

Woman Falls into Gap Between Train, Platform at LIRR Station

A woman fell into a gap between the platform and the train at the Long Island Rail Road Great Neck station Thursday... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Police in a New Jersey township say they've made an arrest in an apparent bias attack that left a man lying on the... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015

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