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Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Police are investigating after a stranger allegedly approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say. Watch »

13 minutes ago
Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

A flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport had to land in Jacksonville after a pair of... Read »

10 minutes ago
Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say. Read »

21 minutes ago
Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Police have arrested a Manhattan mother they say drove drunk on a Long Island highway with her 3-year-old son in the... Read »

4 minutes ago
G Train Service Resumes After Sandy Repairs

G Train Service Resumes After Sandy Repairs

New York City subway riders are getting back service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens. Read »

2 hours ago
Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

In the final moments of Atlantic City's $2.4 billion gamble, the doors to the Revel were chained off as the... Watch »

2 hours ago
Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

If New Yorkers who normally took taxis alone would share their cab with a stranger, the city could cut the size... Read »

37 minutes ago
Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Authorities say an 80-year-old man out for a family boating excursion suffered cardiac arrest and died after... Read »

4 hours ago
Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building

Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building

A two-alarm fire tore through a Flatiron restaurant in Manhattan late Monday afternoon, traveling up to the roof and... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

A man was shot and killed and two others were wounded near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday, hours before the... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ

Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ

A 24-year-old man is in police custody after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death in New Jersey. Watch »

Sep 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
Driver Tails Christie Motorcade Following Incident

Driver Tails Christie Motorcade Following Incident

A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Long Island Marina Owner Found Dead in Harbor

Long Island Marina Owner Found Dead in Harbor

The family of a Long Island businessman says he was found dead floating in the water near a marina he operated... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed on Long Island

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed on Long Island

A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn't survive. Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
Bratton Defends Response in Midtown Custody Death

Bratton Defends Response in Midtown Custody Death

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a man... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD

Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street Monday evening. Read »

Sep 1, 2014
'REVEL' Letters Bent, Broken & Removed

'REVEL' Letters Bent, Broken & Removed

On the day that the once heralded Revel casino closed its hotel for good, the sign in front of the... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
3 Hurt in Lightning Strike at NYC Beach

3 Hurt in Lightning Strike at NYC Beach

Three people are hospitalized in New York City with injuries from a lightning strike as heavy thunderstorms... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
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