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Teen's Home Swarmed by Cops in Apparent

Teen's Home Swarmed by Cops in Apparent "Swatting" Hoax

Police armed with guns and outfitted with bulletproof vests swarmed a Long Island home Tuesday, responding to what they thought was a gunman holding his family hostage only to learn the entire call was a hoax. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Undercover Cop Shot in Busy Shopping Complex

Undercover Cop Shot in Busy Shopping Complex

A police officer making an undercover drug purchase was shot Tuesday afternoon in a busy New Jersey... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires

NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires

The NYPD probably didn't envision becoming a trending topic like this when it attempted a community... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Manhattan Toddler Not Hurt in 3-Story Fall: NYPD

Manhattan Toddler Not Hurt in 3-Story Fall: NYPD

A toddler fell out of a third story window in lower Manhattan early Wednesday but didn't sustain any major injuries,... Read »

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13-Year-Old Boy Hit by Stray Gunfire Leaves Hospital

13-Year-Old Boy Hit by Stray Gunfire Leaves Hospital

A 13-year-old boy who was hit in the head by stray gunfire while waiting for the bus in Brooklyn with his aunt last... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
DA: Pizza Delivery Man Admits Raping Woman in NYC

DA: Pizza Delivery Man Admits Raping Woman in NYC

Prosecutors say an 18-year-old has admitted raping a woman in her Manhattan apartment after delivering pizza to one... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

A Port Authority police officer has pleaded guilty to charges he collected disability for an arm injury at the same... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
1 Dead in Fire at Home Stuffed With Hoarded Debris

1 Dead in Fire at Home Stuffed With Hoarded Debris

An elderly man was killed and a woman was critically hurt in a fire at their home stuffed with debris on Long Island... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Driver Who Lapped Manhattan Arrested Again

Driver Who Lapped Manhattan Arrested Again

A driver facing criminal charges after he drove a lap around Manhattan in 24 minutes has been caught driving again —... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Attorney General Seeks Airbnb Sublet Info

Attorney General Seeks Airbnb Sublet Info

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says most New York City sublets listed by the global rental website Airbnb appear... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Plaza Hotel Wants Citi Bike Rack Gone

Plaza Hotel Wants Citi Bike Rack Gone

The Plaza hotel says a Citi Bike rack outside its front door is an eyesore that causes traffic backups. Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son

Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son "Friends"

A Queens woman who says her autistic son doesn't have any friends started a Facebook page for him so he... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
NYC Planning Bid for 2016 Convention

NYC Planning Bid for 2016 Convention

The Democratic National Committee has asked New York and 14 other cities to make a pitch to host the... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Debate Over What to do With Relics of 1964 World's Fair

Debate Over What to do With Relics of 1964 World's Fair

They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Horse Carriage Ban Stalls Amid Resistance

Horse Carriage Ban Stalls Amid Resistance

Mayor de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of the city's horse-drawn... Read »

Apr 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
Truck Fire Shuts Down Verrazano Bridge

Truck Fire Shuts Down Verrazano Bridge

A truck erupted in flames after colliding with a car on the upper level of the Verrazano Bridge early... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Electric Zoo Announces New Safety Guidelines

Electric Zoo Announces New Safety Guidelines

Tickets for the controversal event are about to go on sale. Rob Schmitt has the story. Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Mets Blanked by Cardinals 0-3

Mets Blanked by Cardinals 0-3

The way Curtis Granderson and the Mets are swinging, Adam Wainwright figured to be a tough chore Tuesday night. Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Yankees Top Red Sox 9-3

Yankees Top Red Sox 9-3

Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park,... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
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