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Now 3 Dead, 57 Sickened Amid Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC
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Now 3 Dead, 57 Sickened Amid Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

Three people have died and nearly 60 have gotten sick amid what the Health Department has described as an "unusual" spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx, officials said Friday, adding 11 cases, including a death, to the total authorities gave a day earlier. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Stranger Chokes 2 Women in Park Slope, Flashes a Third: NYPD

Stranger Chokes 2 Women in Park Slope, Flashes a Third: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who choked two women in a popular Brooklyn neighborhood and flashed a third victim over... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
NYC Water Main Break Delays Trains, Cuts Water: DEP

NYC Water Main Break Delays Trains, Cuts Water: DEP

A water main broke in Brooklyn on Friday evening, delaying subway trains and cutting off water to an unknown number... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
NYC Man Convicted of Beating Puppy: Prosecutor

NYC Man Convicted of Beating Puppy: Prosecutor

Prosecutors say a New York City man has been convicted of beating his 4-month-old puppy so badly that she couldn't... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
FAA Investigates After 2 Planes Report Drone Near JFK

FAA Investigates After 2 Planes Report Drone Near JFK

Two airplanes attempting to land at a New York airport on Friday reported seeing a drone flying near them, and one... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Boy's Screams Heard Far From Hot Car, Officer Says

Boy's Screams Heard Far From Hot Car, Officer Says

The Bergen County Sheriff's officer who rescued a wailing, sweat-soaked toddler from inside a locked minivan parked... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Bear Caught Eating Cat Food in NJ Living Room Shot Dead

Bear Caught Eating Cat Food in NJ Living Room Shot Dead

Police in New Jersey shot and killed a 3-year-old female black bear after it broke into a home through a basement... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
I Thought I'd Die: 15,000-Pound Tree Pins Woman

I Thought I'd Die: 15,000-Pound Tree Pins Woman

The college student who was pinned under a 7 1/2-ton tree after it crashed through her bedroom earlier this week... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Hackers Access Data on UConn Servers: Officials

Hackers Access Data on UConn Servers: Officials

Hackers gained access to servers at UConn’s School of Engineering and the University of Connecticut is investigating... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Cops: Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found

Cops: Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found

A 46-year-old man has been arrested for stealing electricity at the vacant Salvation Army building in New Haven... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Dad Accused of Brutally Beating 5-Month-Old Baby

Dad Accused of Brutally Beating 5-Month-Old Baby

Bergen County prosecutors have accused a Fort Lee man of beating his 5-month-old son. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
NY Village Makes Ransomware Payments on Computers

NY Village Makes Ransomware Payments on Computers

A village in central New York made ransom payments of $300 and $500 last year to keep its computers running after... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Survivor Sues in Limo Crash That Killed 4 Women in NY

Survivor Sues in Limo Crash That Killed 4 Women in NY

A survivor of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Construction Worker Hurt After Being Hit With Falling Object: FDNY

Construction Worker Hurt After Being Hit With Falling Object: FDNY

A construction worker was taken to the hospital Friday after being hit with a falling object at a site in Brooklyn... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Wailing Tot Rescued From Hot Car in Parking Lot

Wailing Tot Rescued From Hot Car in Parking Lot

A wailing, sweat-soaked toddler was rescued from inside a locked minivan parked at a Costco in New Jersey on a... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
NFL Star Drove 143 MPH With Kid in Bentley, Fled Cops: Officials

NFL Star Drove 143 MPH With Kid in Bentley, Fled Cops: Officials

A Jets player already suspended for four games by the NFL for drug use is now facing criminal charges after... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
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
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 »

Jan 26, 2015
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Jul 31, 2015

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