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WATCH: Macy's Fireworks Show
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WATCH: Macy's Fireworks Show

Now you can enjoy the majesty of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" from the beach, your backyard BBQ or even at your favorite East River viewing spot. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

Police are trying to piece together the events that led up to a man who was shot crashing an SUV into a Long Island... Watch »

Jul 4, 2015
1 Wounded in Shooting at Reservation on Long Island

1 Wounded in Shooting at Reservation on Long Island

A person was wounded early Saturday morning in a shooting at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Long Island, New... Read »

16 minutes ago
Clerk Accused of Pilfering Plumbing Supplies: Police

Clerk Accused of Pilfering Plumbing Supplies: Police

A Long Island man is accused of selling more that $50,000 in plumbing supplies he pilfered from the company where he... Read »

4 hours ago
22-Year-Old Swimmer Drowns at NJ Beach

22-Year-Old Swimmer Drowns at NJ Beach

A 22-year-old Yonkers man drowned Saturday while swimming with friends at a New Jersey beach, police said. Read »

4 hours ago
NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner

NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner

NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is speaking to police officers assigned to the July 4th detail Saturday. Read »

3 minutes ago
Body Pulled From River in Newark: Police

Body Pulled From River in Newark: Police

Police in New Jersey are investigating after a body was removed from the Passaic River. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Defending Champ Wins Women's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Defending Champ Wins Women's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Defending champion Miki Sudo has won the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Long Island Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Long Island Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Infected mosquitoes were collected from Selden, New York, the health department said. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Man Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

Man Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

A man was shot and killed in Brooklyn early Saturday morning, according to police. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Beachgoers Cautious After Shark Sighting Off L.I.

Beachgoers Cautious After Shark Sighting Off L.I.

Long Island beaches are packed this holiday weekend, but with a shark sighting in the surf two days ago, many people... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
3 Extricated from Car Underneath Tractor-Trailer

3 Extricated from Car Underneath Tractor-Trailer

An accident in which a sedan got lodged underneath a tractor-trailer on I-87/New York State Thruway in Yonkers... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Pastor's Granddaughter Questioned in NJ Church Fire

Pastor's Granddaughter Questioned in NJ Church Fire

Police are questioning a pastor's granddaughter in a fire that damaged a longstanding church in Jersey City... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Brooklyn Woman Used Rock in Anti-Gay Attack: DA

Brooklyn Woman Used Rock in Anti-Gay Attack: DA

Prosecutors say a Brooklyn teen has been arrested on charges she assaulted a man with a rock after shouting anti-gay... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Pedestrian in NYC

Double-Decker Bus Strikes, Pins Pedestrian in NYC

A double-decker sightseeing bus struck a man walking in Greenwich Village Friday afternoon, dragging him several... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From JFK

JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From JFK

JetBlue officially began direct flights to Cuba out of New York's Kennedy Airport Friday, becoming the first major... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read »

Feb 11, 2015
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

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