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Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Five New Yorkers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from a wayward carriage Monday morning when the horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and crashing into five vehicles, police say. Watch »

3 hours ago
Robber Opens Fires When Victim Tries to Grab Gun: Police

Robber Opens Fires When Victim Tries to Grab Gun: Police

A Long Island woman walking home Wednesday afternoon says a masked, armed man followed her and demanded money... Watch »

3 hours ago
Cement Trucker Convicted in NY Bus Driver's Death

Cement Trucker Convicted in NY Bus Driver's Death

A Long Island cement truck driver has been convicted of manslaughter and assault for crashing into an overpass and a... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Two men robbed two banks and tried to hit two others over a two-hour period in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police... Read »

3 minutes ago
Man Charged With Menacing, Spitting on Girl: NYPD

Man Charged With Menacing, Spitting on Girl: NYPD

A 50-year-old man has been charged with harassing and spitting on a 15-year-old girl on a crowded city bus in Queens... Read »

10 minutes ago
Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops

Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops

Less than four months after officers started cracking down on jaywalkers in New York City, Police Commissioner Bill... Watch »

2 minutes ago
Plane Evacuated at JFK After Bomb Threat: Officials

Plane Evacuated at JFK After Bomb Threat: Officials

A plane was evacuated at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday evening after a bomb threat was made,... Read »

2 hours ago
4 Teens Expelled After Confederate Flag, Blackface

4 Teens Expelled After Confederate Flag, Blackface

Four Catholic high school students on Long Island have been expelled after two senior boys brought a Confederate... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Robber Attacks Elderly Woman Eating Breakfast

Robber Attacks Elderly Woman Eating Breakfast

A 92-year-old woman eating breakfast in her kitchen on Long Island was attacked by a robber who broke into her home... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Teens Who Shared Explicit Photos Arrested for Child Porn

Teens Who Shared Explicit Photos Arrested for Child Porn

Two New Jersey teens are facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing nude photos of other teens, some of whom... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
NJ Koreans Hopes for Miracle in Ferry Disaster

NJ Koreans Hopes for Miracle in Ferry Disaster

In Korean coffee shops and restaurants on Broad Avenue in Palisades Park, N.J., the South Korean ferry disaster... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Teen Girl Attacked, Robbed of $1 in Subway Stairwell

Teen Girl Attacked, Robbed of $1 in Subway Stairwell

Police are looking for a man who approached a teen girl in an Upper West Side subway stairwell and tried to rob her... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Nassau PD's New Record-Keeping System Inefficient, Costly, Critics Say

Nassau PD's New Record-Keeping System Inefficient, Costly, Critics Say

When Nassau County lawmakers rolled out a $5.5 million electronic record-keeping system for their police department,... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Man Busted With Loaded Gun at JFK

Man Busted With Loaded Gun at JFK

Authorities say a Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport after he tried... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Man Pulls Down Boy's Pants, Gropes Him in Bronx: Cops

Man Pulls Down Boy's Pants, Gropes Him in Bronx: Cops

Police are looking for the man who pulled down a 13-year-old boy's pants in a Bronx building and touched his... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
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
Staten Islanders Howl as Trees Are Chopped Down at Mount Manresa

Staten Islanders Howl as Trees Are Chopped Down at Mount Manresa

There's a land battle over centuries-old trees on the grounds of Mt. Manresa - once a retreat for Jesuits. The... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Death of Baby Found in Herald Square Shopping Bag a Homicide: ME

Death of Baby Found in Herald Square Shopping Bag a Homicide: ME

The death of the baby found in his teen mother's bag during a shoplifting arrest at a Herald Square Victoria's... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
WATCH: Today in New York

WATCH: Today in New York

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2 hours ago
Fire Erupts at New Jersey Hotel

Fire Erupts at New Jersey Hotel

A blaze at a hotel in Elmwood Park, N.J., Wednesday afternoon forced one person to jump out of a window but resulted... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
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