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Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Police are searching for a home intruder in Manhattan who allegedly tried to rape a woman in her bedroom in the early morning hours Saturday. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Astoria Girlfriend Strangler Gets Life Without Parole

Astoria Girlfriend Strangler Gets Life Without Parole

The University of Florida law school graduate convicted of beating and strangling his girlfriend to death in... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

A Hempstead man is accused of endangering the welfare of a child after police found 42 drunk teens, beer and... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

In his first major political investment since leaving office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Choir Boy Shot on Street May Lose Sight, Friends Say

Choir Boy Shot on Street May Lose Sight, Friends Say

A 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin was shot twice in the head when a gunman unleashed a... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
SUV Crashes Into MTA Bus in Manhattan: FDNY

SUV Crashes Into MTA Bus in Manhattan: FDNY

An SUV crashed into an MTA bus on Manhattan's East Side Tuesday afternoon, injuring both drivers, authorities say. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Man Charged in Girlfriend's

Man Charged in Girlfriend's "Accidental" Shooting Death

A 25-year-old New Yorker has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting of his Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Cuomo Tax Return Shows $188K Book Advance

Cuomo Tax Return Shows $188K Book Advance

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax return shows he made $188,333 last year on an advance for his book that's due out... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
$70,000 in Heroin Seized From Man's Underwear at JFK

$70,000 in Heroin Seized From Man's Underwear at JFK

Authorities searching a man passing through John F. Kennedy International Airport found nearly two pounds of heroin... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
NJ Men Busted With Ecstasy, Heroin Near KFC: Cops

NJ Men Busted With Ecstasy, Heroin Near KFC: Cops

Police arrested two New Jersey men after they pulled them over for speeding near a Kentucky Fried Chicken... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Suspect Sets 3 Brooklyn Churches on Fire in 3 Days

Suspect Sets 3 Brooklyn Churches on Fire in 3 Days

Police are looking for a suspect believed to have set three Brooklyn churches on fire over a three-day span. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Homeless Man Kills 1 in Shopping Center Attack: Cops

Homeless Man Kills 1 in Shopping Center Attack: Cops

Authorities say a homeless man stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another during an altercation at... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Wanted Serial Manhattan Bank Robber Identified: Cops

Wanted Serial Manhattan Bank Robber Identified: Cops

The NYPD has released a photo of a suspect wanted in connection with at least seven Manhattan bank... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Brooklyn Tenants Sue Over Alleged Eviction Scheme

Brooklyn Tenants Sue Over Alleged Eviction Scheme

Some Brooklyn tenants claim their landlord is trying to force them out to collect higher rents from a more affluent... Watch »

Apr 15, 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
Man Accused of Racist Graffiti at Beef Shop

Man Accused of Racist Graffiti at Beef Shop

Police arrested a 43-year-old Long Island man who allegedly scrawled racist graffiti on the side of a... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Mets Jump on Struggling D-Back Early in 9-0 Win

Mets Jump on Struggling D-Back Early in 9-0 Win

Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Knicks Pound Nets Again As Carmelo Sits

Knicks Pound Nets Again As Carmelo Sits

At least the Knicks can say they won a city championship. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Sister With Kitchen Knife

Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Sister With Kitchen Knife

A northern New Jersey teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges that he fatally stabbed his sister at... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
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