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Forest Fire Contained, New Blazes Crop Up

Forest Fire Contained, New Blazes Crop Up

Firefighters in New Jersey have contained a forest fire in Ocean County that consumed 300 acres as it burned most of the day Thursday, but are now struggling to put out another fire nearby that's ravaged over 500 acres. Watch »

2 hours ago
NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

An NYPD detective was arrested early Thursday and accused of drunk driving after his partner was shot in the wrist. Read »

4 hours ago
Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dozens of dead cats were found inside bags and hanging from tree branches in Yonkers Thursday morning, police say. Read »

3 hours ago
Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance during Wednesday's... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Man Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Store Clerk

Man Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Store Clerk

The man who police say tossed a flaming bottle into a Brooklyn mini-mart early Wednesday, setting the clerk... Watch »

2 hours ago
Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near High-Rise

Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near High-Rise

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a 46-story Bronx... Watch »

3 hours ago
NY Man Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

NY Man Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

A man who enlisted his son to falsely report that his father had drowned at Jones Beach as part of an... Read »

3 hours ago
NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Found Safe

NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Found Safe

A Brooklyn-based journalist missing since Tuesday while covering the crisis in Ukraine has been released, his... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Mayor De Blasio Disputes Carriage-for-Cab Proposal

Mayor De Blasio Disputes Carriage-for-Cab Proposal

Mayor De Blasio denies a published report that claimed he was proposing a medallion Watch »

3 hours ago
LIRR Shooter Tried to Incite Prison Riot: Court

LIRR Shooter Tried to Incite Prison Riot: Court

A New York court says the gunman who killed six and wounded 19 people on the Long Island Rail Road 20 years... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Elderly Couple Attacked in Home Invasion

Elderly Couple Attacked in Home Invasion "Kindhearted,...

The granddaughter of the elderly couple attacked in the violent home invasion in Bay Terrace says they told her they... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

An Indiana man tried to board a flight from Newark International Airport to Chicago with a Soviet-style... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in Brooklyn

Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in Brooklyn

A "world-famous" green parrot known for its YouTube performances and talk show appearances that... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Two firefighters were injured after a fire broke out Thursday morning at a New Jersey building that houses a... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Police are looking for a Bronx supermarket customer who chucked a can of soybeans into a woman's face when he missed... Read »

5 hours 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
Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

A nationally-renowned cardiologist from New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly fondling patients at... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Yankees, Solarte Pummel Red Sox 14-5

Yankees, Solarte Pummel Red Sox 14-5

Yangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the Yankees capitalized on... Read »

55 minutes ago
The Good Fight: Sisters With Lupus Raise Awareness

The Good Fight: Sisters With Lupus Raise Awareness

Instead of giving in to the illness, two sisters with lupus have found a way to help others just like Watch »

3 hours ago
Controversy Over New Utility Poles in Long Island

Controversy Over New Utility Poles in Long Island

New utility poles are going in parts of Long Island. They stand 70 feet tall and tower over the old ones. Watch »

3 hours ago
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