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Cop Shoots, Kills Apparently Unarmed Man in Stairwell: NYPD

Cop Shoots, Kills Apparently Unarmed Man in Stairwell: NYPD

A police officer is being placed on modified duty after he shot and killed an apparently unarmed 28-year-old man in a dimly lit stairwell while on foot patrol at a Brooklyn housing project late Thursday, law enforcement officials said Friday. Read »

5 minutes ago
Woman Put in Chokehold, Robbed in Central Park: NYPD

Woman Put in Chokehold, Robbed in Central Park: NYPD

A man and a woman assaulted and robbed a parkgoer inside Central Park Wednesday night, putting the victim in a chok... Watch »

23 minutes ago
Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

The Connecticut school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease"... Read »

20 minutes ago
NYC Worker Charged in Glass-in-Big Mac Case Wins $437K

NYC Worker Charged in Glass-in-Big Mac Case Wins $437K

New York City has agreed to pay $437,000 to an ex-McDonald's worker who was criminally charged nearly a decade ago... Read »

4 minutes ago
Woman Found Dead in Parked Car: NYPD

Woman Found Dead in Parked Car: NYPD

Police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old woman found slumped in her parked car in Brooklyn Thursday morn... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Several Hurt in Blast at NJ Industrial Building: Officials

Several Hurt in Blast at NJ Industrial Building: Officials

Two or three people were hurt in a minor blast at an industrial building in New Jersey Friday morning, officials... Read »

24 minutes ago
Officers Shoot Suspect Who Jumped in Cab: Prosecutors

Officers Shoot Suspect Who Jumped in Cab: Prosecutors

Police investigating gun crimes in New Jersey shot and critically wounded a man they say jumped in a cab to avoid... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Police say they've arrested a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx last week. Read »

3 hours ago
Cable Tech Sexually Assaulted Customers: Prosecutor

Cable Tech Sexually Assaulted Customers: Prosecutor

A former New Jersey cable technician has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women in their homes... Watch »

4 hours ago
Bronx Man Charged in Upper West Side Sex Assault

Bronx Man Charged in Upper West Side Sex Assault

A 43-year-old Bronx man has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside her Upper West Side apartment earlier... Read »

5 hours ago
Staten Island Officials Boycotting Bridge's Birthday

Staten Island Officials Boycotting Bridge's Birthday

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is 50 years old but not everyone is celebrating.
Staten Island's politicians are... Read »

4 hours ago
Ruling Shields Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Bankruptcy

Ruling Shields Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Bankruptcy

A court has ruled that rent-stabilized apartment renters have legal protection to file for bankruptcy without fear... Read »

5 hours ago
2 Kids Killed, Boy and Woman Hurt in NJ Shooting: Cops

2 Kids Killed, Boy and Woman Hurt in NJ Shooting: Cops

A boy and a girl were killed and a woman and another boy were critically wounded in a shooting at a house in New... Watch »

6 hours ago
Long Island, FDNY Crews Buffalo-Bound to Help Snow Dig

Long Island, FDNY Crews Buffalo-Bound to Help Snow Dig

A volunteer group of seven workers from Suffolk's Department of Public Works are hitting the road north to help... Watch »

5 hours ago
Fake Cop Threatens to Arrest Woman, Rapes Her: NYPD

Fake Cop Threatens to Arrest Woman, Rapes Her: NYPD

A 47-year-old convicted sex offender from Brooklyn has been accused of pretending to be a police officer to coerce a... Watch »

Nov 20, 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
Thief Snatches Unattended Purses in Bars: NYPD

Thief Snatches Unattended Purses in Bars: NYPD

A thief's been snatching unattended purses from bars in Brooklyn, making off with cash, iPhones and credit cards,... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
SUV That Ran Down Brothers Outside Theater Found: Cops

SUV That Ran Down Brothers Outside Theater Found: Cops

Police have recovered the SUV they say last week ran down two New Jersey brothers, impaling one victim on a fence... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Pilot Reports Drones Near Queensboro Bridge: FAA

Pilot Reports Drones Near Queensboro Bridge: FAA

Federal officials are investigating after a helicopter pilot reported seeing two drones flying near the Ed Koch... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns to Jones Beach

Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns to Jones Beach

The Christmas lights are back on at Jones Beach after seven years in the dark. Greg Cergol reports Watch »

Nov 20, 2014

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