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1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

A body has been recovered from a backyard trench in New Jersey after two workers got trapped inside while working on a construction project, authorities say. Read »

4 hours ago
3 Shot Outside Brooklyn Deli: Police

3 Shot Outside Brooklyn Deli: Police

Three people were shot on a Brooklyn street Wednesday evening, authorities say. Read »

4 hours ago
Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power was knocked out across a nearly 6,000-unit apartment complex in Queens Tuesday when a turbine on a boiler... Watch »

5 hours ago
High School Football Player Dies After Collision: Officials

High School Football Player Dies After Collision: Officials

A Long Island high schooler died after colliding with another player during a football game Wednesday... Read »

19 minutes ago
NYC Families Seeking Shelter Forced to Sleep in Office

NYC Families Seeking Shelter Forced to Sleep in Office

Homeless families with children were left to sleep in an intake center this week for the first time in over a decade... Read »

4 hours ago
Conviction Upheld in Brooklyn Reverse Racism Case

Conviction Upheld in Brooklyn Reverse Racism Case

Donald Kagan had been in prison for murder for more than a decade when doubts about his guilt arose from an uncommon... Watch »

5 hours ago
Policy on Restraining Kids Will Change: Mayor

Policy on Restraining Kids Will Change: Mayor

The New York City public school system is going to change its policy on restraining students for unruly... Watch »

5 hours ago
Ex-Madam Kristin Davis Gets 2 Years for Pill Peddling

Ex-Madam Kristin Davis Gets 2 Years for Pill Peddling

Kristin Davis, the former madam and candidate for governor and New York City comptroller, was sentenced Wednesday to... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Woman Found Slashed in Neck on Street: NYPD

Woman Found Slashed in Neck on Street: NYPD

A woman was found slashed across the neck on a Queens street corner Wednesday afternoon, police say. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

New York City's schools chancellor says it's common sense to do away with A-to-F grading. Watch »

5 hours ago
Car Thief Who Hurt NJ Trooper Found in NYC: Police

Car Thief Who Hurt NJ Trooper Found in NYC: Police

A man allegedly involved in a violent confrontation with a New Jersey state police detective has been captured... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
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
Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Two suspects walked into an employee area of the Queens Zoo over the weekend and robbed the workers at... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

State police say a New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
NJ State Hospitals Prepare For Ebola Scenerio

NJ State Hospitals Prepare For Ebola Scenerio

New Jersey health officials say all 71 hospitals in the state are prepared to deal with Ebola if a case should turn... Watch »

5 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
Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Two tour bus company workers were seriously hurt when a piece of metal about 10 feet long plummeted nearly... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Negligence Suit in Lauren Spierer Disappearance Tossed

Negligence Suit in Lauren Spierer Disappearance Tossed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit the parents of a missing Indiana University student from New York... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Long Island School District Overpays Teachers $250K

Long Island School District Overpays Teachers $250K

The Rockville Centre School District has been overpaying dozens of teachers for the past three Watch »

5 hours ago
Now You Can Report Subway Sex Crimes Online

Now You Can Report Subway Sex Crimes Online

The MTA has launched a new page designed to help riders easily report inappropriate and unwanted sexual... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
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