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Strangers Help Save NJ Wedding After Water Main Break

Strangers Help Save NJ Wedding After Water Main Break

A large water main break in New Jersey flooded streets and sent a geyser bubbling into a New Jersey intersection Friday, authorities say. Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
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 »

Oct 31, 2014
Jersey City Man Who Stabbed Wife, 4 Children Sentenced

Jersey City Man Who Stabbed Wife, 4 Children Sentenced

A northern New Jersey man who stabbed his wife and four children after the couple agreed to separate is now... Read »

Nov 1, 2014
Family Plans to Sue in NYC Autistic Student's Choking Death

Family Plans to Sue in NYC Autistic Student's Choking Death

Relatives of an autistic student who died after choking on lunch at school are planning a lawsuit they hope... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
911 Calls in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Girl, 2

911 Calls in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Girl, 2

Horrified witnesses made desperate 911 calls after watching a 2-year-old girl get hit by a vehicle at a New... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
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. Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Street Closures for the NYC Marathon

Street Closures for the NYC Marathon

According to the New York City Department of Transportation, the following streets will be closed Sunday from 7 a.m.... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
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... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
NYPD's Chief of Department Resigns Days After Promotion

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,... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Man Robs, 15, at Knifepoint on Street Corner: NYPD

Man Robs, 15, at Knifepoint on Street Corner: NYPD

Police say they're looking for a suspect who robbed a teenager of his designer accessories on a Bronx street... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Man Arrested in 8 Copper Cable Thefts Along LIRR

Man Arrested in 8 Copper Cable Thefts Along LIRR

Transit police say they've found a thief who has repeatedly stolen copper cable recently along the Long Island Rail... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Nearly Impales Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Nearly Impales Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Man in Deadly Mall Fall Slipped Off Escalator: Police

Man in Deadly Mall Fall 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... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Jersey City Mulls Sea Wall Plan

Jersey City Mulls Sea Wall Plan

City officials are hoping the wall will prevent flooding from major storms after the damage from Watch »

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 »

Oct 31, 2014
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
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 »

Oct 31, 2014
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... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
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... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
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... Read »

Oct 31, 2014

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