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FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours
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FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in response to a rocket strike near the main airport. The federal mandate came shortly after Delta announced that it had canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely, citing... Read »

33 minutes ago
Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

Mysterious White Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

Someone mysteriously replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with white flags. Read »

3 hours ago
Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

A 48-year-old married father of two has been charged in the strangling deaths of two women whose naked bodies... Read »

39 minutes ago
NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers. Read »

4 minutes ago
Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges have been upgraded to first-degree murder against a teenager accused in the death of a 21-year-old... Read »

15 minutes ago
Astorino Thinks Cuomo

Astorino Thinks Cuomo "Has Something" Over Christie

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he believes Chris Christie won't support him... Read »

55 minutes ago
Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Police in West New York, New Jersey, are searching for a man who allegedly tried to rape a woman after she left... Watch »

2 hours ago
4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

Four EMS workers who responded to the arrest of a man who later died in police custody have been suspended... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

Police are looking for the robber they say grabbed a 90-year-old man by the neck outside a Queens grocery... Read »

3 hours ago
Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Police say several structures in Central Park were damaged by vandals over the weekend. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Police say a private security guard in Mount Vernon is accused of fatally shooting a colleague. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

A thief broke into a Staten Island convenience store overnight and hauled out an ATM, taking out $1,300... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
NJ Cop Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash Mourned

NJ Cop Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash Mourned

Gov. Christie is expected to be among the hundreds in attendance at a funeral Tuesday for the New Jersey... Watch »

3 hours ago
Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself When Dog Attacks

Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself When Dog Attacks

Authorities say a northern New Jersey police officer accidentally shot himself when a dog apparently attacked him. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Teen Charged in Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2: NYPD

Teen Charged in Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2: NYPD

A Bronx 18-year-old has been charged in a shooting in East Harlem last week that left one person dead and... Read »

Jul 22, 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
Homeless Man Arrested in Killing of Man Outside L.I. Church

Homeless Man Arrested in Killing of Man Outside L.I. Church

A 30-year-old homeless man has been arrested on a murder charge in connection with the death of a man found... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Hoffman Didn't Want Children to Be

Hoffman Didn't Want Children to Be "Trust Fund" Kids

Philip Seymour Hoffman had amassed quite the estate after 25 years in the business and when he died tragically... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Protesters Greet Chris Christie in Connecticut

Protesters Greet Chris Christie in Connecticut

After receiving a warm welcome in Iowa last week, Gov. Christie was met by angry protests Monday evening during... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Robbers Steal Over $180K From Caesars Casino

Robbers Steal Over $180K From Caesars Casino

A pair of masked robbers stole over $180,000 from an Atlantic City casino Monday morning, according... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
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