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Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

The Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old girl police said was abducted from a mental health clinic in Manhattan by a suicidal man Tuesday has been canceled, authorities say. Read »

7 minutes ago
Girl, 10, Collapses on Soccer Field at NYC Camp, Dies: Officials

Girl, 10, Collapses on Soccer Field at NYC Camp, Dies: Officials

A 10-year-old girl died after passing out on a soccer field Monday during summer camp activities in Queens, police... Read »

2 hours ago
12 Prison Workers Placed on Leave After Murderers Escape

12 Prison Workers Placed on Leave After Murderers Escape

A dozen workers at the upstate New York prison where two murderers escaped earlier this month have been placed on... Read »

2 hours ago
West Nile Virus Found in New York City Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus Found in New York City Mosquitoes

The New York City Health Department is confirming the first human cases of West Nile virus this season. Read »

54 minutes ago
Car Drives Over Rabbi, Pulls Forward and Runs Over Him Again: NYPD

Car Drives Over Rabbi, Pulls Forward and Runs Over Him Again: NYPD

A 66-year-old rabbi and father of four died after a car reversed and struck him, pulled forward, then reversed a... Read »

4 hours ago
NY Appeals Court Upholds NYU Expansion in Greenwich Village

NY Appeals Court Upholds NYU Expansion in Greenwich Village

New York's highest court has upheld New York University's planned expansion in Greenwich Village, which community... Read »

2 hours ago
NYC Proposal Would Limit Uber, Other For-Hire Vehicles

NYC Proposal Would Limit Uber, Other For-Hire Vehicles

A new bill proposes a growth cap on vehicles for hire while New York City studies how e-hail companies are affecting... Read »

2 hours ago
Judge Nixes Class-Action Suit in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

Judge Nixes Class-Action Suit in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by people who were stuck in traffic when lanes of the... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

A New Jersey man whose dog was inside a pickup truck that plunged through the ice on a frozen river earlier this... Read »

2 hours ago
Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to 'Change the World'

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to 'Change the World'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday and, never one to aim small, declared... Watch »

2 hours ago
Chinatown Bus Driver Apparently Texts While Driving on Turnpike

Chinatown Bus Driver Apparently Texts While Driving on Turnpike

A bus driver found himself out of a job after video surfaced of him apparently using a smartphone while driving a... Read »

6 hours ago
Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Police say a New York City man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been... Read »

5 hours ago
Woman Gets $18M in Wall Street Sex Harassment Suit

Woman Gets $18M in Wall Street Sex Harassment Suit

A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest,... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
25-Foot-Long Whale Found Dead on Long Island

25-Foot-Long Whale Found Dead on Long Island

A 25-foot-long whale washed ashore a Long Island beach Monday morning. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
3 Teenage Girls Wanted in Bronx Robberies: NYPD

3 Teenage Girls Wanted in Bronx Robberies: NYPD

Three teenage girls are wanted in two violent robberies in the Bronx, police said. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
WATCH: Thieves Attack Man on Dirt Bike on Crowded Street

WATCH: Thieves Attack Man on Dirt Bike on Crowded Street

Video shows two brazen would-be thieves attack a man riding a dirt bike as he was stopped at a red light in the... Watch »

5 hours ago
Civil War-Era Baseball Card for NYC Team Heads to Auction

Civil War-Era Baseball Card for NYC Team Heads to Auction

For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a... Read »

5 hours ago
Suspect Stomps on Man's Head in Elevator Robbery

Suspect Stomps on Man's Head in Elevator Robbery

Two men were caught on surveillance video brutally beating and robbing a man on an elevator in a public housing... Watch »

Jun 30, 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

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