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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 »

10 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 »

2 hours 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 game... Read »

2 hours 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 »

2 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 insurance... Read »

3 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 »

5 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 ago... Read »

6 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 AK-47... Read »

6 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 went... 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 post... 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 »

4 hours 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 his... Read »

41 minutes 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 the... 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 charged... Read »

5 hours ago
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
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
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50 minutes ago
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 agency's... 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 pro-Russia... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
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