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Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

A Newark police officer was shot in the leg during a dramatic confrontation with an armed robber inside a convenience store Wednesday afternoon, officials and witnesses say. Read »

3 hours ago
NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

A New York City corrections officer has died and another person has been seriously injured in a skydiving accident... Read »

3 hours ago
Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

A pit bull is convalescing in a Brooklyn animal hospital after being thrown from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens... Watch »

5 hours ago
Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Police say a man has been arrested in the attack and robbery of an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman, who was dragged... Read »

59 minutes ago
George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell

George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell

Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former... Read »

3 hours ago
Teen Arrested in Deadly Shooting of Girl on Queens Bus

Teen Arrested in Deadly Shooting of Girl on Queens Bus

Police say they've arrested a second person in the deadly shooting of a 14-year-old girl on a Queens bus last year. Read »

5 hours ago
Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

A plane was evacuated at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday afternoon shortly after landing when the pilot reported... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

The NYPD detective who went into a Greenwich Village smoke shop on a tip that an accused child molester on the... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Mystery of Ship Buried Under World Trade Center Revealed

Mystery of Ship Buried Under World Trade Center Revealed

Remnants of an 18th-century ship found buried in soil 20 feet under the World Trade Center site four years ago have... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Driver Killed in NY Bridge Plunge, Racing Eyed: Cops

Driver Killed in NY Bridge Plunge, Racing Eyed: Cops

Police are investigating whether a driver who was killed when his car plunged off a Westchester bridge... Watch »

6 hours ago
Teen Who Slipped Into WTC Pleads to Misdemeanor

Teen Who Slipped Into WTC Pleads to Misdemeanor

A New Jersey teenager who slipped undetected into the World Trade Center and made his way to the top of the... Watch »

3 hours ago
Report Ranks Best and Worst NYC Subway Lines

Report Ranks Best and Worst NYC Subway Lines

The No. 2 train is the worst subway line in the city when it comes to service regularity and delays related... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Woman Plunges to Death Over Cliff in Catskills

Woman Plunges to Death Over Cliff in Catskills

Authorities say a 23-year-old woman trying to take a picture by the edge of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
NYC Rolls Out Food Trucks to Feed Kids During Summer Break

NYC Rolls Out Food Trucks to Feed Kids During Summer Break

The New York City Department of Education has rolled out special food trucks to feed students on summer Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
2 Homes Destroyed, 13 Hurt in Large Bronx Fire

2 Homes Destroyed, 13 Hurt in Large Bronx Fire

Six people, including four firefighters, were hurt in a large fire at a Bronx home Wednesday afternoon,... Read »

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
Astorino Hammers Cuomo on Handling of Moreland Commission

Astorino Hammers Cuomo on Handling of Moreland Commission

Governor Cuomo's handling of the Moreland Commision is becoming an election-year thorn in his Watch »

5 hours ago
Mets Rough Up Phillies 11-6

Mets Rough Up Phillies 11-6

The Mets stomped Philadelphia 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon in what was a two-run game going into the bottom of... Read »

27 minutes ago
Yankees Lose to Rangers 2-3

Yankees Lose to Rangers 2-3

Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis did a bit of reminiscing when he noticed the stands filling up while he warmed up... Read »

39 minutes ago
Fake Utility Workers Rob Elderly Couple, Warning Issued

Fake Utility Workers Rob Elderly Couple, Warning Issued

Police are looking for burglars who posed as utility workers to distract an elderly couple while they... Watch »

5 hours ago
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