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"Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash

The Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize winner whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" died in a taxi accident in New Jersey on Saturday, according to reports. Watch »

May 24, 2015
Hudson River Body ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Forensic Specialist

Hudson River Body ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Forensic Specialist

Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kaya... Read »

May 24, 2015
Fiery Crash in Harlem Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Charged with DWI

Fiery Crash in Harlem Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Charged with DWI

A car slammed into a tree in Harlem and burst into flames Saturday, leaving one woman dead and another charged with... Read »

May 24, 2015
Man Wanted in Brooklyn Sex Assault: NYPD

Man Wanted in Brooklyn Sex Assault: NYPD

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 59-year-old woman in Brooklyn,... Read »

May 24, 2015
Schumer Backs Legislation to Combat Child ID Theft

Schumer Backs Legislation to Combat Child ID Theft

Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a measure to fight what he calls the growing trend of child ID theft. Read »

May 24, 2015
Thousands of Shorebirds Saved in New Jersey

Thousands of Shorebirds Saved in New Jersey

A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving... Read »

May 24, 2015
Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and... Read »

May 24, 2015
Brooklyn Man Fatally Stabbed in Head: Police

Brooklyn Man Fatally Stabbed in Head: Police

A Brooklyn man died Sunday of multiple stab wounds to the head, police said. Read »

May 24, 2015
Aging Catholic Nuns Find Care at Jewish Nursing Home

Aging Catholic Nuns Find Care at Jewish Nursing Home

With few young women choosing religious life, Roman Catholic Church superiors in the past year have sent dozens... Read »

May 24, 2015
Youth Soccer Coach Arrested for Threatening Email

Youth Soccer Coach Arrested for Threatening Email

A Long Island youth soccer coach was arrested after sending a profanity-laced email to a parent who was concerned... Read »

May 23, 2015
NJ Teen Shot in Face While Riding in Cab: Police

NJ Teen Shot in Face While Riding in Cab: Police

A 15-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to the face early Saturday while riding in a taxi with his older brother... Read »

May 23, 2015
DWI, Drug Arrests at NY Electronic Music Festival

DWI, Drug Arrests at NY Electronic Music Festival

New York State Police are continuing to keep a close eye on an outdoor electronic music festival. They've now made... Read »

May 24, 2015
Heroin Drug Ring Busted in

Heroin Drug Ring Busted in "Operation Family Tides"

Narcotics officers in New Jersey busted 14 people and seized more than 8,000 bags of heroin in what investigators... Read »

May 23, 2015
Roof Fire Forces Evacuation at NJ Highrise

Roof Fire Forces Evacuation at NJ Highrise

Residents of a senior center in New Jersey were evacuated from their apartments Saturday when a fire burned on the... Read »

May 23, 2015
Arrest in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run

Arrest in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Brooklyn Friday night. Read »

May 23, 2015
Woman and 2 Girls Seriously Injured in Fire

Woman and 2 Girls Seriously Injured in Fire

A woman and two 12-year-old girls were seriously injured in a fast moving fire that tore through a Brooklyn home... Read »

May 23, 2015
3 Arrested  in Midtown Hotel Mattress Murder

3 Arrested in Midtown Hotel Mattress Murder

A 31-year-old woman was indicted Friday on murder and robbery charges in the death of a 28-year-old man found blood... Read »

May 23, 2015
Man Sought in Bronx Hit-Run That Injured Boy

Man Sought in Bronx Hit-Run That Injured Boy

Police are seeking a man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run accident in the Bronx that left a 12-year-old boy... Read »

May 23, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read »

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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