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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. Read »

28 minutes ago
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... Read »

30 minutes ago
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 »

4 hours ago
I Thought I'd Die: Sleeping Woman Pinned by 15,000-Pound Tree

I Thought I'd Die: Sleeping Woman Pinned by 15,000-Pound Tree

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

2 hours ago
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 »

49 minutes ago
Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found: Cops

Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found: Cops

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

36 minutes ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
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 »

6 hours ago
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 »

11 minutes ago
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

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
Women Panhandling With Babies Back on NYC Streets

Women Panhandling With Babies Back on NYC Streets

They’re back, begging with babies on steaming hot streets and sidewalks. And they want your sympathy and cash. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
New York Rabbi Acquitted of Sex Abuse Charges

New York Rabbi Acquitted of Sex Abuse Charges

A New York judge has found a rabbi not guilty of sexually abusing a boy over a 5-year period. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Teen Suffocated Newborn, Then Shopped at Victoria's Secret: DA

Teen Suffocated Newborn, Then Shopped at Victoria's Secret: DA

A teenage girl suffocated her just-born baby boy before putting his body in a shopping bag then going on a trip to a... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
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
2 Killed When Car Slams Into Pole, Overturns in NJ

2 Killed When Car Slams Into Pole, Overturns in NJ

Two people were killed and three others were hurt when the car in which they were riding smashed into a pole early... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Endangered Species to Be Projected on Empire State Building: Report

Endangered Species to Be Projected on Empire State Building: Report

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, will shine bright with digital light... Read »

Jul 31, 2015

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