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Driver Killed in 30-Foot Bridge Plunge, Racing Eyed: Cops

Driver Killed in 30-Foot Bridge Plunge, Racing Eyed: Cops

Police are investigating whether a driver who was killed when his car plunged off a Westchester bridge early Wednesday was drag racing before the crash, authorities say. Read »

6 minutes ago
Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Police are looking for two men they say followed an 18-year-old woman into a Brooklyn apartment building... Watch »

2 hours ago
NJ Man Stole Grandma's Car, Sold it for Heroin: Police

NJ Man Stole Grandma's Car, Sold it for Heroin: Police

Authorities say a northern New Jersey man stole his grandmother's car from a church parking lot last month and sold... Read »

2 hours ago
Minister Defrocked After Larceny Charges

Minister Defrocked After Larceny Charges

The pastor of the Stratford Baptist Church has been arrested, charged with stealing thousands of dollars from... Read »

6 minutes ago
Racy Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

Racy Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

A library book racy enough to make any mild-mannered bookworm blush has made its way back to the New York... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Man Shot in Head, Killed After Argument: NYPD

Man Shot in Head, Killed After Argument: NYPD

Police say a 27-year-old man was fatally shot in the head after a dispute outside his apartment building in... Read »

59 minutes ago
2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital

2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital

Two U.S. Marshals wounded in the Greenwich Village gun battle with a California fugitive who skipped town... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who is seen in surveillance video ripping a chain off... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Boy Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Lyme Disease

Boy Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Lyme Disease

A Long Island boy has been diagnosed with a rare strain of Lyme disease after playing in a wooded area with friends... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

A gas main break in New Jersey has shut down a cargo terminal in a busy port area and crews are working to turn off... Watch »

3 hours ago
Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

The mother of two who was killed in her Long Island home Sunday was stabbed to death, police say. Watch »

40 minutes ago
Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

When a Staten Island dry cleaners was destroyed by Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy faces reckless manslaughter charges for allegedly punching a 17-year-old boy in... Watch »

3 hours ago
3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

Three young children were injured, one of them critically, when flames erupted at an eight-story apartment building... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she... Read »

Jul 29, 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
Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former city Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Christie Planning August Swing Through South

Christie Planning August Swing Through South

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel... Read »

3 hours ago
Murder Charges in Death of Mount Vernon Grandma

Murder Charges in Death of Mount Vernon Grandma

Police charged a Mount Vernon man with murder Tuesday in the death of a beloved 85-year-old grandmother whose... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

A northern New Jersey teenager accused of threatening another girl online has pleaded guilty to cyber harassment. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
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