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'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo
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'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo introduced a plan Monday to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia Airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub that Vice President Joe Biden once said befitted "third-world" countries with a unified terminal that will have more than double the space. Watch »

4 hours ago
Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

A cellphone video showing a limousine driver texting while transporting 45 people to the Hamptons, just one day... Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a subway rider in a dispute over a seat on the train. Read »

4 hours ago
19-Year-Old Dead After Driver With 21 Arrests Runs Light: Cops

19-Year-Old Dead After Driver With 21 Arrests Runs Light: Cops

A 22-year-old driver with a history of accidents and arrests is facing charges after police allege he ran a red... Watch »

2 hours ago
Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey got stuck in a tree for nearly five... Read »

3 hours ago
EMT, 22,  Killed in Crash on Last Day of Work Mourned

EMT, 22, Killed in Crash on Last Day of Work Mourned

Family and friends are mourning a 22-year-old New Jersey EMT who was killed on what was supposed to be her last day... Read »

14 minutes ago
Severed Legs Found Near Connecticut Train Station Identified

Severed Legs Found Near Connecticut Train Station Identified

Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
2 Men Sue NYC Over Off-Duty Cop Shooting

2 Men Sue NYC Over Off-Duty Cop Shooting

Two New Rochelle men have sued New York City, saying its police department's lax attitude toward alcohol was... Read »

4 hours ago
5,000-Pound Tree Impales Home, Traps Sleeping Woman in Bed

5,000-Pound Tree Impales Home, Traps Sleeping Woman in Bed

A woman was pinned under a 2 1/2-ton tree for two hours after it came crashing through her Long Island bedroom while... Watch »

3 hours ago
Police: NJ Gas Station Worker Dragged, Run Over During Robbery

Police: NJ Gas Station Worker Dragged, Run Over During Robbery

Authorities say two would-be robbers dragged a gas station attendant and pinned him under their getaway car. Read »

5 hours ago
Boy, 14, Shot on Bronx Street, Suspect Sought: NYPD

Boy, 14, Shot on Bronx Street, Suspect Sought: NYPD

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy on a Bronx street last Friday night. Read »

5 hours ago
NY Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Bald Eagles with Poisoned Meat

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Bald Eagles with Poisoned Meat

A western New York man has pleaded guilty in the deaths of three young bald eagles that ate poisoned meat he set out... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Energy Experts Explain How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill

Energy Experts Explain How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill

The summer heat can mean higher electric bills. But, there are small things you can do to lower your utility costs. Watch »

2 hours ago
Ex-Police Chief Weeps, Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Ex-Police Chief Weeps, Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

The former police chief of a Westchester town, who once taught schoolkids how to be alert for sex abuse, wept Monday... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Man Angry Over Merge Flashes Samurai Sword at NYC Tunnel: Cops

Man Angry Over Merge Flashes Samurai Sword at NYC Tunnel: Cops

A New Jersey man brandished a Wakazashi sword and waved it at a fellow driver Saturday while stuck in traffic at the... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Sketch Released in NYC Bias Attack That Fractured Woman's Jaw

Sketch Released in NYC Bias Attack That Fractured Woman's Jaw

Authorities have released a sketch of the stranger believed to have attacked a 19-year-old woman in Chinatown after... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
De Blasio's Political Relationships With Cuomo, Mark-Viverito

De Blasio's Political Relationships With Cuomo, Mark-Viverito

After a disagreement over Uber last week, Mayor de Blasio smoothed over his relationship with Council Speaker... Watch »

2 hours ago
Boy's Therapy Dog Missing After Deadly Hit-&-Run

Boy's Therapy Dog Missing After Deadly Hit-&-Run

A driver fled after a wreck along a Philadelphia street that claimed one man's life, left his brother hurt and... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
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Storm Team 4

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Feb 11, 2015
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

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