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Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty
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Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Manhattan marina. Watch »

4 hours ago
Ribbon Cut on Last Stretch of High Line Park

Ribbon Cut on Last Stretch of High Line Park

Officials cut the ribbon on the last stretch of New York's High Line Saturday, completing one of the nation's... Watch »

4 hours ago
Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

An 18-month-old girl died Saturday, a day after a teenage driver backed into her on a road in a Westchester village,... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was remembered in poetry, dance and song at a Harlem church, where Alicia... Read »

4 hours ago
Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot Saturday in a Brooklyn housing complex, police said. Read »

5 hours ago
Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

A transit bus plowed into a row of stores in Queens Saturday, wrecking the entry to a storefront church. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Woman Hurt in East Harlem Gas Explosion Sues NYC

Woman Hurt in East Harlem Gas Explosion Sues NYC

A New York City woman injured during a gas explosion in East Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Police in Queens are searching for a gunman who shot four men outside a home in Corona Friday night, according... Read »

6 hours ago
WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

A police officer stationed on a Bronx highway saved a driver who started to slow down when she began choking on... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Video of Live Insect in School Lunch Investigated

Video of Live Insect in School Lunch Investigated

A New Jersey high school's food vendor says it's investigating after several students began circulating... Watch »

6 hours ago
Teacher Accused of 2 More Student Sex Assaults, 5 Total

Teacher Accused of 2 More Student Sex Assaults, 5 Total

A northern New Jersey high school teacher who was accused of sexually assaulting three 15-year-old male students is... Watch »

Sep 20, 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
Smash-and-Grab Robbers Target Jewelry Store at NY Mall

Smash-and-Grab Robbers Target Jewelry Store at NY Mall

Police on Long Island are hoping security video of three robbers carrying out a brazen smash-and-grab at an upscale... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014

PHOTOS: The High Line's Last Stretch

The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive... View »

6 hours ago
WATCH: Chopper 4 Captures Fighter Jet Flyover

WATCH: Chopper 4 Captures Fighter Jet Flyover

Chopper 4 captured three fighter jets flying in formation in a practice exercise over Teterboro Airport in... Watch »

Sep 19, 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
NFL's Goodell:

NFL's Goodell: "I Got It Wrong...I Will Get It Right"

In his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence, NFL... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Students Could Be Punished for

Students Could Be Punished for "Rape" Shirt Photo: School

A Long Island school district says six students could face disciplinary or legal action after posting Twitter photos... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Ex-Manager of Famed NJ Diner Sentenced in Murder Plot

Ex-Manager of Famed NJ Diner Sentenced in Murder Plot

The former manager of a famous northern New Jersey diner was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for plotting... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Ice Cream Entrepreneur Crushed by Security Gate: Cops

Ice Cream Entrepreneur Crushed by Security Gate: Cops

A 79-year-old ice cream entrepreneur was crushed when a security gate fell on him at his Bronx store Friday morning,... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
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