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Rides Shut Down After Power Outage at Six Flags in NJ
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Rides Shut Down After Power Outage at Six Flags in NJ

A power outage occurred at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey, according to police. Police say the outage was caused by a transformer issue Sunday afternoon. Jackson Township Police say no one was hurt and that everyone is Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
Subway Tunnel Closed Since Sandy Reopens After Repairs

Subway Tunnel Closed Since Sandy Reopens After Repairs

Trains are once again going to go through a subway tunnel that was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Watch »

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Minivan Kills Man, Snarls Traffic Near JFK

Minivan Kills Man, Snarls Traffic Near JFK

A minivan struck and killed a man who was changing his tire on the Van Wyck Expressway near John F. Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Miss New York Chosen as Miss America 2015

Miss New York Chosen as Miss America 2015

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev has been named the new Miss America, marking the third year in a row that a contestant... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Woman Critically Injured After Jumping From Illegal Dollar Van

Woman Critically Injured After Jumping From Illegal Dollar Van

A woman was seriously injured after she jumped from an illegal dollar van in Queens, as the driver was attempting to... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Two Costumed Characters Arrested After Fight in Times Square

Two Costumed Characters Arrested After Fight in Times Square

Woody, Minnie Mouse and the Statue of Liberty were all arrested in Times Square after asking tourists to pay... Read »

2 hours ago
Police Rescue 2 Jet Skiers Off Staten Island

Police Rescue 2 Jet Skiers Off Staten Island

Two jet skiers were rescued from small islands off of Staten Island Sunday morning, police said. Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
Man Shot Through Front Door of Long Island Home

Man Shot Through Front Door of Long Island Home

A Long Island man is recovering after he was shot through a closed door in his home early Sunday... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Social Media Connects Man With Photo Lost on 9/11

Social Media Connects Man With Photo Lost on 9/11

The power of social media has reconnected a man with a photo that was once sitting on his desk on the 77th floor of... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Man Critically Wounded in Long Island Home Invasion

Man Critically Wounded in Long Island Home Invasion

A man has been shot and wounded in a home invasion in Westbury, Nassau County police said. Read »

Sep 14, 2014
High-Speed Chase Ends in NJ Crash: Police

High-Speed Chase Ends in NJ Crash: Police

Charges are pending against the driver of a stolen car who allegedly led police on a high-speed chase along... Read »

Sep 14, 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
Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Woman in Brooklyn: Police

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Woman in Brooklyn: Police

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a woman in Brooklyn on Sunday, according to the NYPD. Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Ex-Coach Voices Support as Ray Rice Attends Game

Ex-Coach Voices Support as Ray Rice Attends Game

Ray Rice returned to his roots Saturday, watching a football game at his New York high school with his wife... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Family, Supporters Mark Eric Garner's Birthday

Family, Supporters Mark Eric Garner's Birthday

Eric Garner's family and their supporters marked what would have been his 44th birthday on Watch »

Sep 13, 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
Baby Born on George Washington Bridge

Baby Born on George Washington Bridge

A mother of eight had an unexpected delivery Saturday when child number nine made an early appearance on the George... Read »

Sep 14, 2014
Drunken Narcotics Officer Shoots 2 on Upper West Side: Police

Drunken Narcotics Officer Shoots 2 on Upper West Side: Police

A state narcotics officer has been arrested in the shooting of two people on a busy Upper West Side street... Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
Rat Bit Boy While He Slept, Mom Says

Rat Bit Boy While He Slept, Mom Says

A Brooklyn mother says she and her three-and-a-half year old son are still traumatized after she found the... Watch »

Sep 13, 2014
Enterovirus Reported in NY Children: Health Officials

Enterovirus Reported in NY Children: Health Officials

New York is the latest state to confirm cases of a severe respiratory illness among children. Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
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