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Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY
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Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY

A large tree branch fell at Bryant Park Friday afternoon, injuring five people as crowds enjoyed the summer day on the lawn, officials said. Watch »

Sep 4, 2015
3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

The Health Department said Friday evening that water in four of nine buildings at a Bronx public housing complex... Watch »

Sep 4, 2015
Body of Missing Student Found in South Africa

Body of Missing Student Found in South Africa

George Washington University says the body of a student who went missing while swimming in South Africa on Aug. Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Shoplifter Fought Officers in Union Square Shoe Store: Police

Shoplifter Fought Officers in Union Square Shoe Store: Police

Police are looking for a man who they say shoplifted from a shoe store and then got into a fight with officers when... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
De Blasio Pushes Anew Against Rising Homelessness

De Blasio Pushes Anew Against Rising Homelessness

Dozens of sprawling homeless encampments have popped on the streets and become fodder for the tabloid newspapers and... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten at Same NY School

11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten at Same NY School

Kindergarten teachers in one Long Island school district will have their work cut out for them this year trying... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Fed up Staten Island Residents Shame Speeders

Fed up Staten Island Residents Shame Speeders

Residents of one Staten Island neighborhood are sick of speeders in their neighborhood and some have taken to... Watch »

Sep 4, 2015
Obama Posts Comment on 'Humans of New York' Photo

Obama Posts Comment on 'Humans of New York' Photo

President Obama, like nearly 15 million other Facebook users, is apparently a fan of the page "Humans of New... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
No-Contact Order Between Rosie's Daughter, Man Lifted

No-Contact Order Between Rosie's Daughter, Man Lifted

A request from Rosie O'Donnell's teenage daughter to lift a no-contact order with the man accused of sending her... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
NJ Day Care Workers Plead Not Guilty in Kiddie 'Fight Club' Case

NJ Day Care Workers Plead Not Guilty in Kiddie 'Fight Club' Case

Two New Jersey day care center workers accused of instigating scuffles among the young children as part of a... Watch »

Sep 4, 2015
Rikers Guards Accused of Beating Up Young Inmate in Supply Closet

Rikers Guards Accused of Beating Up Young Inmate in Supply Closet

Two veteran Rikers Island correction officers have been indicted for allegedly beating up a young inmate in a supply... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Giants Release Veteran Punter Steve Weatherford

Giants Release Veteran Punter Steve Weatherford

The Giants released fan favorite punter Steve Weatherford on Friday and acquired Brad Wing in a trade with the... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Man Charged After 911 'Butt Dial' Reveals Burglary Plans

Man Charged After 911 'Butt Dial' Reveals Burglary Plans

A New Jersey man has been indicted on burglary charges after police say he inadvertently dialed 911 and let... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Dad Kills Wife, 2 Sons, Sets Fire Then Shoots Self: Official

Dad Kills Wife, 2 Sons, Sets Fire Then Shoots Self: Official

The deaths of a family of four -- two parents and their young sons -- in New Jersey earlier this week have been... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Diner Waitress Helps Regular Customer Escape Car Fire

Diner Waitress Helps Regular Customer Escape Car Fire

A waitress at a southern New Jersey diner helped an 86-year-old man get out of his car shortly before it caught... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Yankees Beat Rays, 5-2

Yankees Beat Rays, 5-2

Personal nemesis Brian McCann homered off Odorizzi, and Alex Rodriguez and Greg Bird also connected as the New York... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
All NYC Inmates Ages 18 to 21 to Be Housed in Single Jail

All NYC Inmates Ages 18 to 21 to Be Housed in Single Jail

More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Prado's RBI Double in 11th Inning Gives Marlins 6-5 Win Over Mets

Prado's RBI Double in 11th Inning Gives Marlins 6-5 Win Over Mets

Martin Prado's fifth hit of the game was a two-out double in the 11th inning that scored Christian Yelich from first... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read more »

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 more »

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