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NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 150 Acres, Threatens Homes, School
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NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 150 Acres, Threatens Homes, School

Firefighters are battling a fast-moving forest fire in New Jersey that has spread to at least 150 acres of land and has forced the evacuation of 40 homes and at least one school in Ocean County. Watch »

3 minutes ago
Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near 46-Story Building

Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near 46-Story Building

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a 46-story Bronx... Watch »

3 hours ago
Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video throwing a Molotov cocktail into a 24-hour mini-mart in... Watch »

3 hours ago
Adorable Gorillas Born at the Bronx Zoo

Adorable Gorillas Born at the Bronx Zoo

Two sublimely adorable gorillas were recently born at the Bronx Zoo, the first such primates to be born on... Watch »

17 minutes ago
NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Found Safe

NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Found Safe

A Brooklyn-based journalist missing since Tuesday while covering the crisis in Ukraine has been released, his... Read »

2 hours ago
Bookkeeper Stole From School for Special Needs Kids: DA

Bookkeeper Stole From School for Special Needs Kids: DA

A 58-year-old bookkeeper at a nonprofit school for special needs kids in Queens is accused of writing more... Read »

3 hours ago
LIRR Shooter Tried to Incite Prison Riot: Court

LIRR Shooter Tried to Incite Prison Riot: Court

A New York court says the gunman who killed six and wounded 19 people on the Long Island Rail Road 20 years... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

An Indiana man tried to board a flight from Newark International Airport to Chicago with a Soviet-style... Read »

3 hours ago
Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in Brooklyn

Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in Brooklyn

A "world-famous" green parrot known for its YouTube performances and talk show appearances that... Watch »

6 hours ago
Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Fire Rips Through NJ Post Office: Officials

Two firefighters were injured after a fire broke out Thursday morning at a New Jersey building that houses a... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Police are looking for a Bronx supermarket customer who chucked a can of soybeans into a woman's face when he missed... Read »

58 minutes ago
Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

A nationally-renowned cardiologist from New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly fondling patients at... Read »

3 hours ago
Girl Hurt by Falling Debris in Manhattan

Girl Hurt by Falling Debris in Manhattan

A child was hurt when debris from a construction site at a building on Manhattan's west side fell and struck... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
On L.I., Trayvon Martin's Father Talks Son, Emmett Till

On L.I., Trayvon Martin's Father Talks Son, Emmett Till

The father of Trayvon Martin hopes his son's death re-ignites the fight for civil rights and teaches tolerance, and... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Man Charged in Theft of Woman's Dog on First Date

Man Charged in Theft of Woman's Dog on First Date

A man who allegedly stole a woman's Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV during their first date has been... Read »

2 hours ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

The brother-in-law of Prince Charles has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall during a night... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Deep Split in Port Authority Over WTC Tower

Deep Split in Port Authority Over WTC Tower

Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Brooklyn-Based Journalist Missing in Ukraine

Brooklyn-Based Journalist Missing in Ukraine

A Brooklyn-based journalist covering the crisis in Ukraine has not been seen since early Tuesday, with... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Police are looking for a thief who preys on victims in their 20s as they stop for coffee or a bite to eat near... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
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