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Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform. The drill bit did not enter into the train and there were no injuries. Read »

44 minutes ago
NYPD's Highest Ranking Black Official Resigns

NYPD's Highest Ranking Black Official Resigns

NYPD Chief of Department Philip Banks, the department's highest ranking black official, stepped down Friday, days... Read »

4 minutes ago
4th NJ Family Says It Was Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders

4th NJ Family Says It Was Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders

A New Jersey homeowner says his family was tied up and robbed by intruders just days after authorities said three... Read »

6 minutes 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 »

2 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 »

19 minutes ago
Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Parked Cars in Queens

Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Parked Cars in Queens

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

33 minutes 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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
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
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 »

4 hours ago
NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every category:... Read »

4 hours ago
Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Police say they are looking for the man who was caught on camera firing a gun into the lobby of a Brooklyn building... Watch »

4 hours ago
Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

A 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities living in an upstate assisted living home fell to his death during... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

New Yorkers back Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his handling of the state's first Ebola case and maintains his lead over... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Avian radar can track and even predict where birds fly and flock. A local congressman wants to know why officials... Watch »

53 minutes ago
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
NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general clashed over corruption and integrity in a feisty... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

The father of a then-4-year-old New Jersey boy who fatally shot his 6-year-old neighbor with his father's unsecured... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

A Long Island man drove up to two girls waiting at a bus stop and asked if they wanted a ride to school while he was... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
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