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NYPD's Chief of Department Resigns Days After Promotion
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NYPD's Chief of Department Resigns Days After Promotion

NYPD Chief of Department Philip Banks, the department's highest ranking black official, stepped down Friday, days after accepting a promotion that would have put him second in command to Bill Bratton. Read »

3 hours ago
4th NJ Family Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders in 10 Days

4th NJ Family Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders in 10 Days

A fourth family in one New Jersey county was tied up and robbed by intruders just days after authorities said three... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Who Fell to Death in NY Mall Slipped Off Escalator: Police

Man Who Fell to Death in NY Mall Slipped Off Escalator: Police

The 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities who fell to his death during a group trip to a New York mall... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Sick Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Cars

Sick Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Cars

A 65-year-old driver with a heart problem hit two pedestrians and slammed into parked cars in Queens after suffering... Read »

3 hours ago
Dangerous Tree Pests Found on Long Island

Dangerous Tree Pests Found on Long Island

A devastating forest pest has been detected on Long Island, endangering pine trees there. Read »

6 minutes ago
NYC Help Line Worker Suspended for Robot Voice

NYC Help Line Worker Suspended for Robot Voice

A city worker on a help line was suspended from his job for 20 days after callers complained that he was... Read »

2 hours ago
Computer Tech for L.I. Schools Admits Child Porn Possession

Computer Tech for L.I. Schools Admits Child Porn Possession

A computer technician for a company contracted to do work for Long Island schools has pleaded guilty to... Read »

3 hours ago
NY Democrats Get Letter Pressuring Them to Vote

NY Democrats Get Letter Pressuring Them to Vote

New York's Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations are... Read »

4 hours ago
1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Nightclub: NYPD

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Nightclub: NYPD

Police say a woman was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting outside a Queens nightclub early... Read »

3 hours ago
$2M Settlement Reached in Hot Rikers Hot Cell Death

$2M Settlement Reached in Hot Rikers Hot Cell Death

The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine... Read »

2 hours ago
Oquendo Attorney To Represent Family in NYC School Choking Death

Oquendo Attorney To Represent Family in NYC School Choking Death

The family of the autistic student who died after choking on a muffin at school will be working with the lawyer who... Watch »

5 hours ago
Union Appeal Denied in NYC Stop-Frisk Cases

Union Appeal Denied in NYC Stop-Frisk Cases

A federal appeals court panel has denied a request by police unions to continue challenging New York City's stop and... Read »

6 hours ago
Police Look for Link Between Ax Attacks on Cops

Police Look for Link Between Ax Attacks on Cops

The NYPD is working with authorities in Washington, D.C., to determine if there's a connection between an ax on a... Read »

6 hours ago
Water Main Break Floods New Jersey Intersection

Water Main Break Floods New Jersey Intersection

A large water main break in New Jersey flooded streets and sent a geyser bubbling into a New Jersey intersection... Read »

3 hours ago
Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

A homeless man who police say has a violent past was charged in an alleged sex assault on a Manhattan block... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
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
Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Two boys have been arrested on rape and other charges after allegedly sexually assaulting two girls in a Bronx... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
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
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2 hours ago
Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

A social service group has sued a Queens rental complex, saying it has a policy that excludes ex-offenders. Read »

Oct 31, 2014

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