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Wailing Tot Rescued from Hot Car in Parking Lot
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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 sweltering afternoon Thursday, authorities say and cellphone video shows. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
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 30, 2015
Storms Topple Trees, Flood Streets in NYC

Storms Topple Trees, Flood Streets in NYC

Intense storms bombarded the tri-state area with gusty winds, heavy downpours and lightning, toppling trees and... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
New York Man in Court Over Alleged Support of Militant Group

New York Man in Court Over Alleged Support of Militant Group

A western New York man is due in court on charges of attempting to support terrorism by traveling overseas to try to... Read »

3 minutes ago
New York Streamlines Process for Buying Hunting Licenses

New York Streamlines Process for Buying Hunting Licenses

New York state environmental officials say they are streamlining the process for buying hunting licenses. Read »

6 minutes ago
Scammers Stole From Nearly 100,000 Michaels Customers: DA

Scammers Stole From Nearly 100,000 Michaels Customers: DA

A man and a woman have been charged in a large-scale conspiracy to steal information from nearly 100,000 credit and... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Suspect Charged in Shooting of Off-Duty Cop: NYPD

Suspect Charged in Shooting of Off-Duty Cop: NYPD

A suspect wanted in Tuesday's late-night robbery and shooting of a 33-year-old off-duty police officer in Brooklyn... 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 30, 2015
Number of Legionnaires' Cases Rises Amid Deadly NYC Outbreak

Number of Legionnaires' Cases Rises Amid Deadly NYC Outbreak

Nearly four dozen people have gotten sick amid what the Health Department has described as an "unusual"... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Sanitation Worker, 37, Dies After Mentioning Heat

Sanitation Worker, 37, Dies After Mentioning Heat

The mayor has ordered flags flown at half-staff in honor of a sanitation enforcement sergeant who died on the job... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Intruder Climbs Fire Escape, Gropes Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Intruder Climbs Fire Escape, Gropes Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say broke into an apartment in the West Village through a fire escape, groped... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
1 of 2 Suspects Who Swiped $141K in ATM Cash Arrested

1 of 2 Suspects Who Swiped $141K in ATM Cash Arrested

Police have arrested one of the two men who drove off with a bag filled with $141,000 in cash after two employees... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
$47M Awarded to Families of 2 Killed in NYC Crane Collapse

$47M Awarded to Families of 2 Killed in NYC Crane Collapse

A construction crane owner who was acquitted of manslaughter in a Manhattan collapse that killed two workers has... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Grandma Was Teen's Getaway Driver in NJ Robbery: Police

Grandma Was Teen's Getaway Driver in NJ Robbery: Police

Police have arrested a northern New Jersey grandmother who they say acted as the getaway driver for her grandson and... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Fire Engulfs Access-a-Ride Bus in Queens

Fire Engulfs Access-a-Ride Bus in Queens

Thick black smoke spewed into the air as flames engulfed an Access-a-Ride bus in Queens Thursday. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

The Jets fans behind campaigns to get a former general manager fired and to bring back one of the team’s iconic... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Human Torso Found in Building Amid Severed Limb Probe

Human Torso Found in Building Amid Severed Limb Probe

Police in Connecticut say they have found a human torso in an abandoned building, two weeks after discovering... Read »

Jul 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
Second Arrest Made in Pet Store Animal Cruelty Case

Second Arrest Made in Pet Store Animal Cruelty Case

Police have arrested a second person in connection with an animal cruelty case at a Connecticut pet store after two... Read »

Jul 30, 2015

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