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2 U.S. Marshals, NYPD Officer Shot
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2 U.S. Marshals, NYPD Officer Shot

Two U.S. marshals and an NYPD detective were shot Monday afternoon when a gun battle erupted in a Greenwich Village smokeshop as the officers tried to apprehend an accused child molester, authorities said. The suspect was killed in the shootout. Watch »

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Pregnant Brooklyn Mom Says NYPD Used Chokehold on Her

Pregnant Brooklyn Mom Says NYPD Used Chokehold on Her

An expectant mom enjoying a front stoop barbecue with her family says a cop placed her in a chokehold outside... Watch »

16 minutes ago
Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Police say a man died after getting trapped in the elevator shaft of a building in the Bronx early Monday. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

An ex-convict was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the deadly shootings of a Nassau County police officer... Read »

16 minutes ago
Staten Islander Nails Slam Dunk Over NYPD Car

Staten Islander Nails Slam Dunk Over NYPD Car

Video of a Staten Island man slam-dunking a basketball over an NYPD patrol car has gone viral, and both... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girl in NJ Park: DA

Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girl in NJ Park: DA

Authorities say a 61-year-old man sexually assaulted a young girl in a central New Jersey park, shortly after he had... Read »

2 minutes ago

"The Situation" Agrees to Anger Management Classes

The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management. Read »

50 minutes ago
Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent... Watch »

16 minutes ago
De Blasio, Family Spend First Night in Gracie Mansion

De Blasio, Family Spend First Night in Gracie Mansion

Mayor de Blasio, his wife and their two children woke up in their official Manhattan residence for the first time on... Read »

3 hours ago
2 NJ High School Football Players Killed in Crash

2 NJ High School Football Players Killed in Crash

Two New Jersey high school football players riding in the back of a friend's convertible Mustang were killed in... Watch »

1 minute ago
Mother of 2 Killed in Her Long Island Home: Police

Mother of 2 Killed in Her Long Island Home: Police

A mother of two was killed in her Long Island home Sunday, a "victim of violence," according to... Watch »

14 minutes ago
Mayors of Jersey's Largest Cities Align Against Crime

Mayors of Jersey's Largest Cities Align Against Crime

Seeking answers to the seemingly intractable problem of violence in their cities, the mayors of New Jersey's... Watch »

15 minutes ago
3 Sought in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man

3 Sought in Brutal Beating of Homeless Man

Police are looking for three men who allegedly beat up a homeless man in Bridgeport, Conn., and release... Watch »

18 minutes ago
Spider-Man Punches Cop in Times Square: Police

Spider-Man Punches Cop in Times Square: Police

A man accused of punching a police officer in Times Square while dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned Sunday... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Bronx Zoo Adds Endangered Spiral-Horned Goats

Bronx Zoo Adds Endangered Spiral-Horned Goats

An endangered species of spiral-horned goats has been added to the Bronx Zoo's Wild Asia habitats. Read »

6 hours ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
Three Nassau County Beaches Closed After Rain

Three Nassau County Beaches Closed After Rain

Three Nassau County beaches have been closed to bathing due to heavy rainfall. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Cuomo Defends Handling of Corruption Panel

Cuomo Defends Handling of Corruption Panel

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday defended his handling of an anti-corruption commission, dismissing reports that... Watch »

13 minutes ago
12-Year-Old Crashes Car Into Neighbor's House

12-Year-Old Crashes Car Into Neighbor's House

A Norwalk man faces charges after his 12-year-old son allegedly crashed the family car into a neighbor's house. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
15 Hospitalized for Synthetic Pot Reactions: Officials

15 Hospitalized for Synthetic Pot Reactions: Officials

More than a dozen people in New York City were hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana in the last few... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
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