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Heartbroken Parents Mourn Girl Who Died at Camp
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Heartbroken Parents Mourn Girl Who Died at Camp

The heartbroken family of a 10-year-old girl who died after collapsing on a soccer field Monday during her first day of summer camp in Queens remembered their child as a great friend and sister with a bright future as they struggled to cope with their unbearable loss. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Tourist's Selfie Atop Bridge Sparks Security Concerns

Tourist's Selfie Atop Bridge Sparks Security Concerns

An Instagram selfie showing a tourist posing atop the Brooklyn Bridge has renewed concerns about bridge security in... Watch »

3 hours ago
NYC Sanitation Worker Thwarts Robber at 7-Eleven

NYC Sanitation Worker Thwarts Robber at 7-Eleven

When a New York City sanitation worker unknowingly walked into the middle of a robbery at a 7-Eleven in Manhattan... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Cellphone Case Shaped Like a Gun 'Very Dangerous:' Police

Cellphone Case Shaped Like a Gun 'Very Dangerous:' Police

Officials in New Jersey are warning residents against purchasing a cellphone case shaped like a gun that has been... Read »

38 minutes ago
Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email... Read »

2 hours ago
Plans to Burn American Flag Draws Ire From Lawmakers

Plans to Burn American Flag Draws Ire From Lawmakers

Hundreds of activists plan to set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park Wednesday, claiming the flag is a... Watch »

2 hours ago
Storm Splits Trees, Knocks Down Power Lines in NJ Town

Storm Splits Trees, Knocks Down Power Lines in NJ Town

Torrential rain and strong winds topping 40 miles per hour whipped through a New Jersey town Tuesday, leaving scenes... Watch »

3 hours ago
De Blasio Hits Back at Cuomo

De Blasio Hits Back at Cuomo

Mayor Bill de Blasio is criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo for "not acting with New York City's interests at... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

The murderers who escaped an upstate New York prison earlier this month, sparking a weeks-long, multi-agency... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Mom Arrested After Boy, 4, Left Tied on Leash to Bush

Mom Arrested After Boy, 4, Left Tied on Leash to Bush

A Rockland County mother was arrested on a child endangerment charge after neighbors reported seeing a 4-year-old... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
New Seat Belts Designed to Boost Safety Blamed for Injuries

New Seat Belts Designed to Boost Safety Blamed for Injuries

New seat belt technology designed to promote driver and passenger safety that has been credited with saving lives... Watch »

5 hours ago
NYC Proposal Would Limit Uber, Other For-Hire Vehicles

NYC Proposal Would Limit Uber, Other For-Hire Vehicles

Staff and drivers for ride-hailing company Uber gathered outside City Hall on Tuesday to protest legislation that... Watch »

4 hours ago
Cubs Shut Down Mets in 1-0 Win

Cubs Shut Down Mets in 1-0 Win

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit... Read »

4 hours ago
Vatican Releases Pope Francis' NYC Itinerary

Vatican Releases Pope Francis' NYC Itinerary

The pope's visit to New York on September 25th will include stops at the United Nations, Ground Zero and the Our... Watch »

5 hours ago
Local Teen Takes Top Prize at National High School Musical Theatre Awards

Local Teen Takes Top Prize at National High School Musical Theatre...

17-year-old Marla Louissaint has a lot of reasons to celebrate this summer. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

The Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old girl police said was abducted from a mental health clinic in Manhattan by a... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Police say a New York City man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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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
Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

A New Jersey man whose dog was inside a pickup truck that plunged through the ice on a frozen river earlier this... Read »

Jun 30, 2015

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