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NYC Climate Marchers Call for Action
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NYC Climate Marchers Call for Action

Thousands filled the streets of Manhattan Sunday to call for action on climate change, joining protesters around the world aiming to increase pressure on world leaders ahead of a United Nations summit on the issue. Watch »

4 hours ago
Rutgers Student Dies After Fraternity Gathering: Authorities

Rutgers Student Dies After Fraternity Gathering: Authorities

A Rutgers University student died Sunday after she "became distressed" while attending a small... Watch »

3 hours ago
1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

1 Officer Dead, 8 Injured in NYPD Van Crash

One police officer is dead and eight others are injured after an NYPD vehicle crash early Sunday in the... Watch »

2 hours ago
United Nations General Assembly Street Closures

United Nations General Assembly Street Closures

The NYPD has announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the United Nations... Read »

2 hours ago
Fire in Manhattan PATH Train Tunnel Disrupts Service

Fire in Manhattan PATH Train Tunnel Disrupts Service

PATH train service between New York and New Jersey is suspended after a fire broke out in a PATH tunnel... Read »

30 minutes ago
Little League Coach Dies After Being Hit With Baseball

Little League Coach Dies After Being Hit With Baseball

A 50-year-old little league coach died on Long Island after he was struck in the head with a baseball,... Read »

2 hours ago
Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

Girl, 14, Dead in NJ Shooting; 2nd Teen Hospitalized

A 14-year-old girl is dead and a 15-year-old is hospitalized after a shooting in New Jersey, authorities... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Last Stretch of High Line Park Opens

Last Stretch of High Line Park Opens

The last stretch of New York's High Line opened to the public Sunday, completing one of the nation's... Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
De Blasio Announces 2050 Energy Efficiency Plan

De Blasio Announces 2050 Energy Efficiency Plan

Mayor de Blasio has announced a plan for the city to reduce its greenhouse gas by 2050, starting with efforts... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot Saturday in a Brooklyn housing complex, police said. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
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
Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

An 18-month-old girl died Saturday, a day after a teenage driver backed into her on a road in a Westchester village,... Read »

Sep 20, 2014

People's Climate March

Thousands filled the streets of Manhattan Sunday to call for action on climate change, joining protesters around the... View »

5 hours ago
Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was remembered in poetry, dance and song at a Harlem church, where Alicia... Read »

Sep 20, 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
Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

A transit bus plowed into a row of stores in Queens Saturday, wrecking the entry to a storefront church. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Woman Hurt in East Harlem Gas Explosion Sues NYC

Woman Hurt in East Harlem Gas Explosion Sues NYC

A New York City woman injured during a gas explosion in East Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Police in Queens are searching for a gunman who shot four men outside a home in Corona Friday night, according... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

A police officer stationed on a Bronx highway saved a driver who started to slow down when she began choking on... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
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