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Suspect Sought in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

Suspect Sought in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

A suspect with a violent past is being sought in a sex assault on a Manhattan block filled with off-campus Columbia University students, authorities say. Read »

3 hours ago
Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

A 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities living in an upstate assisted living home fell to his death during... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Two boys have been arrested as police investigate a reported sexual assault of two young girls in a Bronx... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

New Yorkers back Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his handling of the state's first Ebola case and maintains his lead over... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Avian radar can track and even predict where birds fly and flock. A local congressman wants to know why... Read »

3 hours ago
NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general clashed over corruption and integrity in a... Read »

4 hours ago
Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

The father of a then-4-year-old New Jersey boy who fatally shot his 6-year-old neighbor with his father's unsecured... Watch »

5 hours ago
Kanye West Surprises Crowd at Jersey City Open Mic

Kanye West Surprises Crowd at Jersey City Open Mic

Rapper Kanye West shocked the crowd at a hip-hop open mic event in Jersey City when he dropped by unannounced... Read »

3 hours ago
Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

A Long Island man drove up to two girls waiting at a bus stop and asked if they wanted a ride to school while he was... Read »

6 hours ago
Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

A Manhattan resident is frustrated by the runaround she says she's gotten from the city while trying to get... Watch »

6 hours ago
School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

A 60-year-old upstate school bus driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating behind the wheel, authorities say. Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Professor's

Professor's "Game of Thrones" Punishment Rescinded

A New Jersey professor suspended after he posted an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones"... Read »

5 hours ago
Newark Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

Newark Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

Trick-or-treaters – and just about anyone else under the age of 18 – will have to be home by 10 p.m. Read »

Oct 30, 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
Suspect Says

Suspect Says "Excuse Me," Gropes Woman: NYPD

Police say a suspect in his late teens said “Excuse me” before groping a woman in a Queens elevator... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Michelle Obama Pushes the Vote for Malloy in New Haven

Michelle Obama Pushes the Vote for Malloy in New Haven

First Lady Michelle Obama is joining Gov. Dan Malloy in New Haven this afternoon to rally support ahead of... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Organic Milk Shortage Looms as Demand Spikes

Organic Milk Shortage Looms as Demand Spikes

Demand for organic milk is outpacing supply, which could mean a nationwide shortage is Watch »

3 hours ago
4 Burned While Doing Track Work in Union Square: MTA

4 Burned While Doing Track Work in Union Square: MTA

MTA officials say four workers were taken to the hospital after being burned while doing FASTRACK work on the rails... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
City to Close Streets Along Ghoulish Parade Routes

City to Close Streets Along Ghoulish Parade Routes

New York City announces street closings for Halloween parades . Read »

Oct 30, 2014

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