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Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Police are investigating after a stranger allegedly approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say. Watch »

3 hours ago
4 Hurt in Lincoln Tunnel Accident; Traffic at Standstill: PA

4 Hurt in Lincoln Tunnel Accident; Traffic at Standstill: PA

At least four people were injured, one of them critically, in a multi-vehicle accident in the Lincoln Tunnel... Read »

2 minutes ago
Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say. Read »

3 hours ago
Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Tuesday could be the hottest day of the year thus far, with temperatures projected to reach a steamy 93 degrees... Watch »

11 minutes ago
Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

A Long Island woman was arrested after she was allegedly found sitting in a parked car half-conscious with... Read »

57 minutes ago
Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Stabbed to Death: Cops

Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Stabbed to Death: Cops

A 67-year-old man was stabbed to death and his wife was injured after the couple came upon a burglary at... Watch »

30 minutes ago
Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Authorities say an 80-year-old man out for a family boating excursion suffered cardiac arrest and died after... Read »

3 hours ago
Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Police have arrested a Manhattan mother they say drove drunk on a Long Island highway with her 3-year-old son in the... Read »

3 hours ago
Son Charged With Murder After Mom Found Stabbed, Beaten to Death

Son Charged With Murder After Mom Found Stabbed, Beaten to Death

Murder charges have been filed against a 24-year-old New Jersey man accused of stabbing and beating his mother... Watch »

28 minutes ago
1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

A man was killed and four others were wounded in shootings near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday,... Watch »

3 hours ago
Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

In the final moments of Atlantic City's $2.4 billion gamble, the doors to the Revel were chained off as the... Watch »

2 hours ago
The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Eric Garner died in police custody July 17. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

If New Yorkers who normally took taxis alone would share their cab with a stranger, the city could cut the size... Read »

4 hours ago
Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building

Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building

A two-alarm fire tore through a Flatiron restaurant in Manhattan late Monday afternoon, traveling up to the roof and... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Long Island Marina Owner Found Dead in Harbor

Long Island Marina Owner Found Dead in Harbor

The family of a Long Island businessman says he was found dead floating in the water near a marina he operated... Read »

Sep 1, 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
Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed on Long Island

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed on Long Island

A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn't survive. Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Bratton Defends Response in Midtown Custody Death

Bratton Defends Response in Midtown Custody Death

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a man... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Raphael Miranda says Tuesday could be the hottest day of the year thus far. Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD

Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street Monday evening. Read »

Sep 1, 2014
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