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Woman Accused of Murder in Dismembered Mom Case

Woman Accused of Murder in Dismembered Mom Case

A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing mother of four whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month, police say. Read »

2 hours ago
New NYPD Chokehold Video Emerges

New NYPD Chokehold Video Emerges

A new video showing the arrest of an alleged Manhattan subway farebeater purports to show a police officer using... Watch »

2 hours ago
Fire Rips Through Long Island Businesses

Fire Rips Through Long Island Businesses

Five businesses were destroyed when a raging fire ripped through a row of buildings on a Long Island street... Watch »

9 minutes ago
Subway Sex Crime Arrests Spike After NYPD Crackdown

Subway Sex Crime Arrests Spike After NYPD Crackdown

The NYPD's crackdown on sex crimes in the subway system has resulted in an increase of arrests this year. Read »

16 minutes ago
Man Charged in 1995 Killing of Mom, Daughter: Officials

Man Charged in 1995 Killing of Mom, Daughter: Officials

An Ohio man has been accused of killing his New York wife and teenage daughter more than 19 years ago and... Read »

2 hours ago
NJ Man Posed as Teen to Get Child Porn: Prosecutors

NJ Man Posed as Teen to Get Child Porn: Prosecutors

Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man allegedly posed as a teenage boy online to ask underage girls... Read »

2 hours ago
Funeral Held for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody

Funeral Held for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody

Hundreds of friends, family members and advocates gathered in Brooklyn to mourn 43-year-old Eric Garner, the man who... Watch »

2 hours ago
Pizzeria Accused of Ripping Off Garden State Pkwy Logo

Pizzeria Accused of Ripping Off Garden State Pkwy Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to... Read »

50 minutes ago
1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Gunman Shoots at Crowd: Police

1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Gunman Shoots at Crowd: Police

A 25-year-old man was killed and a 21-year-old was injured after a gunman fired into a crowd outside a house on Long... Read »

52 minutes ago
StubHub Users Targeted in $10 Million Hack Scam

StubHub Users Targeted in $10 Million Hack Scam

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Colbert Keeping

Colbert Keeping "Late Show" in NYC

Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it on the same stage. Read »

49 minutes ago
Blistering Report on Cuomo's Anti-Corruption Commission

Blistering Report on Cuomo's Anti-Corruption Commission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declined to comment on a New York Times investigation that offers unprecedented detail on how... Watch »

50 minutes ago
NY Takes Stronger Stance Against Petnappers

NY Takes Stronger Stance Against Petnappers

For the first time in 44 years, New York has increased fines for stealing pets. Roseanne Colletti reports Watch »

3 minutes ago
3 Hurt When Truck Plows Into Grocery Store: FDNY

3 Hurt When Truck Plows Into Grocery Store: FDNY

At least three people were hurt when a truck plowed through the front of a grocery store in Queens... Read »

7 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
Ex-Husband Convicted in Pig Mask Murder

Ex-Husband Convicted in Pig Mask Murder

Jurors have found a New Jersey man who stabbed his ex-wife 84 times and covered her face with a Halloween pig... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Infants Get Herpes After Ritual Jewish Circumcisions: Officials

Infants Get Herpes After Ritual Jewish Circumcisions: Officials

Two more infants were diagnosed with herpes this month after undergoing ritual Jewish circumcisions, the... Read »

4 hours ago
Kid's Store Robber Stabs Guards With Ice Pick: NYPD

Kid's Store Robber Stabs Guards With Ice Pick: NYPD

A robber slashed two security guards with an ice pick as he tried to get away with stolen merchandise at a... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Abandoned Dog Couldn't Walk Under Matted Fur: SPCA

Abandoned Dog Couldn't Walk Under Matted Fur: SPCA

A dog found in an abandoned Long Island home was brought in to an animal shelter with fur so thick and matted... Watch »

2 hours ago
Kitten Tossed From Moving Car: Officials

Kitten Tossed From Moving Car: Officials

Authorities are looking for the person who a witness says tossed a 4-week-old kitten out of a moving car on... Watch »

2 hours ago
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