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Third Person Arrested in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

Third Person Arrested in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an attack on two officers during a protest over the death of Eric Garner - part of an aggressive manhunt by police following the beating on the Brooklyn Bridge, authorities said Saturday. Watch »

Dec 20, 2014
NYPD Officer Suspended in Teen Punch Caught on Cam

NYPD Officer Suspended in Teen Punch Caught on Cam

The NYPD says its internal affairs bureau is investigating after video was posted online showing a plainclothes... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Man Arrested in Choking, Attempted Rape of Teen: NYPD

Man Arrested in Choking, Attempted Rape of Teen: NYPD

A man has been arrested in connection with the choking and attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl earlier this year in... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
NYC Crime Dropping Even as NYPD Tactics Draw Criticism

NYC Crime Dropping Even as NYPD Tactics Draw Criticism

Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the outrage over the Eric Garner chokehold case... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Man Who Killed 2 Cops Said He Was

Man Who Killed 2 Cops Said He Was "Putting Wings on Pigs"

The gunman who killed two NYPD officers sitting in their patrol car Saturday before running into a Brooklyn subway... Read »

18 minutes ago
NJ Elf Charged With Drunken Driving

NJ Elf Charged With Drunken Driving

An elf allegedly sleeping off a night of holiday cheer faces a drunken driving charge in New Jersey, police said... Read »

2 hours ago
Con Man Bilked Investors, Froze His Wife: Prosecutor

Con Man Bilked Investors, Froze His Wife: Prosecutor

An accused financial fraudster used backers' money for a personal and uncommon purpose, prosecutors say: to have his... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
2 NYPD Officers Killed in

2 NYPD Officers Killed in "Assassination": Bratton

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, an act that Police Commissioner... Read »

9 minutes ago
Motorcyclist Killed in Driveway Collision

Motorcyclist Killed in Driveway Collision

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car pulling into a driveway on Long Island, police said. Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Officials Budget $1B Next Year for Tappan Zee Bridge

Officials Budget $1B Next Year for Tappan Zee Bridge

The New York Thruway Authority's $2 billion budget plan for next year includes nearly $1 billion to keep building a... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Special Ed Provider Sentenced in School Scam

Special Ed Provider Sentenced in School Scam

A former special education provider who admitted bilking New York public school systems by paying his relatives for... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
School Bus Carrying Children Crashes into Building: FDNY

School Bus Carrying Children Crashes into Building: FDNY

Fifteen children were on a New York City school bus when it collided with a yellow cab and a livery cab in Queens... Watch »

Dec 20, 2014
Caregiver Charged With NY Boy's Murder

Caregiver Charged With NY Boy's Murder

A 19-year-old who sparked a manhunt when she claimed two masked intruders abducted a 5-year-old boy from a home... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Firefighter Critically Hurt in Long Island House Fire

Firefighter Critically Hurt in Long Island House Fire

A firefighter was critically injured while battling a house fire on Long Island early Friday morning, officials... Watch »

Dec 20, 2014
Alleged Drunk Drivers Collide, Spark Fire: Police

Alleged Drunk Drivers Collide, Spark Fire: Police

Two alleged drunk drivers crashed in a violent head-on collision that injured five people in Westchester, authoriti... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
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
Long Island Man Attacked Baby During Robbery: Police

Long Island Man Attacked Baby During Robbery: Police

A suburban New York man is being held on $500,000 bail after police say he injured a baby during a robbery. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Black Market Kidney Broker Is Released From Prison

Black Market Kidney Broker Is Released From Prison

A man who prosecutors said styled himself as "the Robin Hood of kidneys" is out of prison after being the... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Rockland Lawmaker Receives ISIS-Style Threat

Rockland Lawmaker Receives ISIS-Style Threat

A Rockland County sheriff says he has contacted federal authorities to investigate a threatening photo of a beheadi... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
NYC First Lady Appoints New Chief of Staff

NYC First Lady Appoints New Chief of Staff

New York City's first lady is appointing a new chief of staff after her prior top aide took a leave. Read »

Dec 19, 2014

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