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Man Attacks Woman Walking Dogs in Central Park, Steals Treats: NYPD
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Man Attacks Woman Walking Dogs in Central Park, Steals Treats: NYPD

A mugger stole an Illinois tourist's purse as she walked her two golden retrievers in Central Park Tuesday morning, making off with $20 and a bag of dog treats, according to the NYPD. Read »

2 hours ago
Teens Mowed Down Geese With SUV, Posted Video to Snapchat: SPCA

Teens Mowed Down Geese With SUV, Posted Video to Snapchat: SPCA

Two New Jersey teens were arrested on animal cruelty charges after one allegedly lured a family of geese onto a... Read »

5 hours ago
Broadway Theatergoer Tries to Recharge Phone in Onstage Plug

Broadway Theatergoer Tries to Recharge Phone in Onstage Plug

There's loud talking and, of course, phones ringing. But theater etiquette might have taken a turn for the bizarre... Read »

3 hours ago
Fair Housing Group Sues NYC, Alleging Discrimination

Fair Housing Group Sues NYC, Alleging Discrimination

A group advocating for fair housing practices has sued New York City, saying it promotes segregation by favoring... Read »

17 minutes ago
NYC to Hold Parade for Women's World Cup Champs

NYC to Hold Parade for Women's World Cup Champs

The city has decided to hold a ticker-tape parade to celebrate the U.S. women's soccer team's World Cup victory... Read »

22 minutes ago
Gunman Chases, Kills Man Holding Baby: NYPD

Gunman Chases, Kills Man Holding Baby: NYPD

A man holding a baby was shot and killed on a Bronx street Tuesday afternoon, police say. Read »

46 minutes ago
Homes Near NY Soap Plant Evacuated Over Possible Chemical Leak: Cops

Homes Near NY Soap Plant Evacuated Over Possible Chemical Leak: Cops

Several homes near a soap plant on Long Island were evacuated Tuesday over what police described as a... Read »

49 minutes ago
NY Swimmer Who Drowned in NJ Had Seizure: Pros.

NY Swimmer Who Drowned in NJ Had Seizure: Pros.

Authorities say the New York man who drowned at the Jersey Shore last weekend suffered a seizure while swimming. Read »

2 hours ago
3 Women, 2 Kids Trapped in Elevator Saved After 3-Hour Ordeal

3 Women, 2 Kids Trapped in Elevator Saved After 3-Hour Ordeal

Three women and two children were rescued from a stuck elevator at a light rail station in northeastern New Jersey... Watch »

2 hours ago
Missing Baby's Mom Filed Restraining Order Days Before Dad Jumped in River

Missing Baby's Mom Filed Restraining Order Days Before Dad Jumped in...

The mother of a missing 7-month-old Connecticut boy sought a restraining order against the father days before the... Read »

3 hours ago
At Least 3 More Portuguese Man-of-Wars Spotted on NJ, NY Beaches

At Least 3 More Portuguese Man-of-Wars Spotted on NJ, NY Beaches

At least three more Portuguese man-of-wars washed up on tri-state beaches Tuesday, the latest in a string of... Read »

2 hours ago
Sticky, Steamy Weather Lingers in Tri-State, Storms Possible

Sticky, Steamy Weather Lingers in Tri-State, Storms Possible

Expect another few days of uncomfortably hot and steamy weather in the tri-state before cooler temperatures set in... Watch »

2 hours ago
Hacker Attacks NJ Gambling Websites, Demands Bitcoin Ransom

Hacker Attacks NJ Gambling Websites, Demands Bitcoin Ransom

A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say threw a firework into a marked police car early Sunday in Brooklyn, igniting... Read »

Jul 7, 2015
Biden to Hail Gay Marriage Ruling in NYC Appearance

Biden to Hail Gay Marriage Ruling in NYC Appearance

Vice President Joe Biden will hail the recent Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide in an... Read »

2 hours ago
Manhole Explosion in Midtown, Sends Black Smoke Into Air

Manhole Explosion in Midtown, Sends Black Smoke Into Air

A manhole explosion sent thick black smoke billowing into the air in midtown Tuesday and caused at least one... Watch »

2 hours ago
Shake Shack Introduces Chicken Sandwiches at Brooklyn Locations

Shake Shack Introduces Chicken Sandwiches at Brooklyn Locations

The original Shake Shack at Madison Square Park is reopening Wednesday after being closed for months for... Read »

4 hours ago
Romanian Who Led ATM 'Skimming' Ring Gets 10 Years

Romanian Who Led ATM 'Skimming' Ring Gets 10 Years

A Romanian native who led a scheme that used card-reading devices to steal bank information from ATMs in several... Read »

3 hours ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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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 »

Sep 10, 2012

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