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Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday. Read »

2 hours ago
Car Hits 5 Pedestrians in Harlem: FDNY

Car Hits 5 Pedestrians in Harlem: FDNY

A vehicle cut off by another vehicle veered onto a sidewalk in Harlem and hit five pedestrians on the... Read »

2 hours ago
Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Investigators are looking into how a metal placard from a commercial jumbo jet landed in a Long Island backyard this... Read »

2 hours ago
Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

The New York man who helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge says he's stunned by how quickly the movement... Watch »

40 minutes ago
Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly tried to rape a woman walking on a street in Woodside, Queens in the... Watch »

2 hours ago
Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops

Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops

A deli owner about to open his family store for the day's business was abducted and fatally shot during a robbery in... Watch »

14 minutes ago
NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

A 33-year-old New Jersey police officer was indicted on stalking and official misconduct charges for... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
NY County Forgives $2.4M in Bad Speed-Camera Tickets

NY County Forgives $2.4M in Bad Speed-Camera Tickets

A Long Island county is forgiving $2.4 million in speed camera fines issued in the past month. Watch »

13 minutes ago
ID Theft Probe at 2 Farmers Markets Affects Dozens

ID Theft Probe at 2 Farmers Markets Affects Dozens

Police are probing possible ID thefts linked to two farmers markets in northern New Jersey. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Violations Could Delay Pre-K at 12 NYC Centers

Violations Could Delay Pre-K at 12 NYC Centers

A dozen facilities providing services in the city's new universal pre-kindergarten program won't open on time... Read »

6 hours ago
Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

The head of internal investigations at New York City's embattled Rikers Island jail complex has resigned... Read »

6 hours ago
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
Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

A Connecticut mother is denying police allegations that she gave beer, liquor and condoms to teenagers at a... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
New Safety Measures Added to City Boat Launches

New Safety Measures Added to City Boat Launches

After two teens died in a tragic swimming accident, parks across the city have new safety measures in place to keep... Watch »

26 minutes ago
NJ Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse

NJ Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse

A Catholic pastor in Point Pleasant, N.J. has been arrested and charged in the sexual abuse of a teenage Watch »

18 minutes ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
Barnegat Bay Neighborhoods Still Hurting After Sandy

Barnegat Bay Neighborhoods Still Hurting After Sandy

It's been nearly two years since Sandy, and while many of the storm-ravaged areas are finally back in shape,... Watch »

12 minutes ago
92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long... Watch »

5 hours ago
Danny Oquendo Starts Law School in Honor of Brother Avonte

Danny Oquendo Starts Law School in Honor of Brother Avonte

Avonte Oquendo's older brother is set to begin law school this week, part of his mission to become a legal advocate... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
City Slammed Over School Enrollment Fiasco

City Slammed Over School Enrollment Fiasco

Hundreds of children in Newark still have no idea what school they'll be attending in less than two weeks because of... Watch »

10 minutes ago
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