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Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials
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Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials

Officials at a New Jersey elementary school are apologizing for an apparent mix-up in which a staff member sent a 3-year-old pre-K student home with a stranger last week. Read »

52 minutes ago
Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

A severely emaciated puppy found dumped near a baseball field in a New Jersey park is being welcomed into a new,... Watch »

2 hours ago

"I Was Just Choking Him": Confession Video in Patz Case

The videotaped confession of a man who said he killed a 6-year-old boy in 1979 will be key evidence as a judge... Watch »

3 hours ago
NYPD Still Protecting Mayor's Old Home in Brooklyn

NYPD Still Protecting Mayor's Old Home in Brooklyn

Two months after the mayor's family moved into Gracie Mansion, the city's public advocate is questioning why police... Watch »

2 hours ago
Cuomo, Christie Discuss the Region's Terror Threat

Cuomo, Christie Discuss the Region's Terror Threat

New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the... Watch »

3 hours ago
Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

A toddler in a stroller was struck in a hit-and-run off a highway on Montauk Highway, authorities say. Read »

2 hours ago
Accused Ice Cream Robber Punches Worker: Police

Accused Ice Cream Robber Punches Worker: Police

A Long Island man was arrested after he allegedly tried to steal several containers of Haagen-Dazs ice cream from a... Read »

3 hours ago
Sickened Dog Sparks Haz-Mat Scare on Staten Island

Sickened Dog Sparks Haz-Mat Scare on Staten Island

Emergency crews responded to a wooded area near Willowbrook Park on Staten Island after getting reports a stream may... Watch »

3 hours ago
Skimpy Clothing Banned at NYC High School

Skimpy Clothing Banned at NYC High School

A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several students getting detention, and... Watch »

34 minutes ago
Rutgers Apologizes to Penn State for Offensive Shirts

Rutgers Apologizes to Penn State for Offensive Shirts

Rutgers has apologized to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky scandal that some... Read »

4 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
2 NY Schools Locked Down as Cops Hunt Robbery Suspect

2 NY Schools Locked Down as Cops Hunt Robbery Suspect

Authorities locked down two Long Island schools as a precaution Monday afternoon as police searched for a suspect... Read »

5 hours ago
Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Two men are recovering after getting thrown off a Jet Ski Saturday and spending a chilly summer night stranded on... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
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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
One Seriously Hurt in Manhattan High-Rise Fire

One Seriously Hurt in Manhattan High-Rise Fire

A fire broke out in a Manhattan high-rise building on Monday afternoon, leaving one victim in serious, but not... Read »

6 hours ago
Cement Truck Overturns on Long Island Expressway

Cement Truck Overturns on Long Island Expressway

A cement truck overturned on the Long Island Expressway on Monday afternoon, causing traffic delays as the cement... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Mom Who Dumped Newborn in Deli Trash Bin Gets 12 Years

Mom Who Dumped Newborn in Deli Trash Bin Gets 12 Years

A young mother who admitted strangling her newborn son and leaving his body in a recycling container outside a... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Worker Hurt in WTC Construction Site Accident: FDNY

Worker Hurt in WTC Construction Site Accident: FDNY

A worker was seriously injured in a construction-related accident Monday at the World Trade Center site in lower... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Report: Not Many NYC Nail Salons Being Inspected

Report: Not Many NYC Nail Salons Being Inspected

The city's public advocate is asking for more inspectors to check out nail salons across New York. Brynn Gingras has... Watch »

4 hours ago
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