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NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 300 Acres, Threatens Homes, School
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NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 300 Acres, Threatens Homes, School

Firefighters are battling a fast-moving forest fire in New Jersey that has consumed 300 acres and has forced the evacuation of 40 homes and at least one school in Ocean County. Watch »

9 minutes ago
NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

An NYPD detective was arrested early Thursday and accused of drunk driving after his partner was shot in the wrist. Read »

5 minutes ago
Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance during Wednesday's... Read »

6 hours ago
Man Arrested in Moloto Cocktail Arson at Mini-Mart

Man Arrested in Moloto Cocktail Arson at Mini-Mart

Police say they've arrested a man in the Brooklyn mini-mart arson early Wednesday that set a clerk behind... Watch »

2 minutes ago
Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dozens of dead cats were found inside bags and hanging from tree branches in Yonkers Thursday morning, police say. Read »

3 hours 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
NY Man Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

NY Man Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

A man who enlisted his son to falsely report that his father had drowned at Jones Beach as part of an... Read »

6 hours 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 »

Apr 24, 2014
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 »

Apr 24, 2014
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 »

Apr 24, 2014
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 »

Apr 24, 2014
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 »

57 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 »

5 hours ago
Looking Ahead to Historic Papal Ceremony

Looking Ahead to Historic Papal Ceremony

Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will be declared saints by Pope Francis in an historic canonization... Watch »

3 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
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
Pop-Up Cat Cafe Opens in NYC

Pop-Up Cat Cafe Opens in NYC

A pop-up cat cafe opened in downtown Manhattan, allowing visitors to pet free-roaming kittens while relaxing... Watch »

3 hours ago
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
LIRR Strike Threat Grows

LIRR Strike Threat Grows

The threat of a summer LIRR strike is growing and on Thursday, the union representing LIRR workers rejecting an MTA... Watch »

3 hours ago
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