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FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours
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FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in response to a rocket strike near the main airport. The federal mandate came shortly after Delta announced that it had canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely, citing... Read »

3 hours ago
Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

Someone mysteriously replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with white flags. Read »

13 minutes ago
Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

A 48-year-old married father of two has been charged in the strangling deaths of two women whose naked bodies... Read »

3 hours ago
Hell's Kitchen Punch Suspect Pleads Guilty to Tresspassing

Hell's Kitchen Punch Suspect Pleads Guilty to Tresspassing

The man suspected of punching another man on a New York City street has admitted that he climbed onto the roof of a... Watch »

5 minutes ago
Long Island Man Found Dead in Backyard Pool: Police

Long Island Man Found Dead in Backyard Pool: Police

A Long Island man was found drowned in his backyard pool Monday evening, police say. Read »

21 minutes ago
Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

A tree fell and struck a pedestrian in the head as he was walking in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, the FDNY says. Read »

28 minutes ago
Police: Woman Left 4-Year-Old on NYC Street Corner

Police: Woman Left 4-Year-Old on NYC Street Corner

Police allege an upstate woman left her 4-year-old son on a New York City street corner in the middle of the night. Read »

2 hours ago
NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers. Read »

2 hours ago
Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges have been upgraded to first-degree murder against a teenager accused in the death of a 21-year-old Long... Read »

2 hours ago
Astorino Thinks Cuomo

Astorino Thinks Cuomo "Has Something" Over Christie

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he believes Chris Christie won't support him... Read »

3 hours ago
Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Police in West New York, New Jersey, are searching for a man who allegedly tried to rape a woman after she left a... Watch »

4 hours ago
4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

Four EMS workers who responded to the arrest of a man who later died in police custody have been suspended... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

Police are looking for the robber they say grabbed a 90-year-old man by the neck outside a Queens grocery store,... Read »

5 hours ago
Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Police say several structures in Central Park were damaged by vandals over the weekend. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Police say a private security guard in Mount Vernon is accused of fatally shooting a colleague. Read »

Jul 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
ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

A thief broke into a Staten Island convenience store overnight and hauled out an ATM, taking out $1,300 before... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
NJ Cop Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash Mourned

NJ Cop Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash Mourned

Gov. Christie is expected to be among the hundreds in attendance at a funeral Tuesday for the New Jersey officer... Watch »

4 hours ago
Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself When Dog Attacks

Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself When Dog Attacks

Authorities say a northern New Jersey police officer accidentally shot himself when a dog apparently attacked him. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Teen Charged in Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2: NYPD

Teen Charged in Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2: NYPD

A Bronx 18-year-old has been charged in a shooting in East Harlem last week that left one person dead and injured... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
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