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Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears, the Kentucky woman who authorities say force-fed her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube and reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, has been found guilty of murder in the child's 2014 death at a Westchester hospital. Read »

2 hours ago
NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

A 47-year-old sustained a concussion and burns to 40 to 50 percent of his body in a natural gas explosion that... Read »

5 hours ago
Dramatic Video Shows Deli Stabbing Brawl; 7 Sought by Police

Dramatic Video Shows Deli Stabbing Brawl; 7 Sought by Police

Police are looking for seven people they say were involved in an attack at a Bronx deli that involved several... Watch »

2 hours ago
Woman Pinned Between 2 Taxis Near Times Square: NYPD

Woman Pinned Between 2 Taxis Near Times Square: NYPD

Police say a 42-year-old woman was critically injured when she was struck and pinned between two taxis near Times... Read »

39 minutes ago
Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides and shootings are up in New York City this year, NYPD officials announced Monday, and authorities say many... Read »

33 minutes ago
MTA to NYers: Stop Putting Slushy Boots on Bus Seats

MTA to NYers: Stop Putting Slushy Boots on Bus Seats

The MTA’s courtesy campaign – led by the now renowned plea for no more "manspreading" on the subway -- is... Read »

4 hours ago
Wrong-Way Driver to Be Charged in Crash That Killed Detective: Police

Wrong-Way Driver to Be Charged in Crash That Killed Detective: Police

The driver whose car crashed head-on into an NYPD detective's SUV last week on a Westchester highway is expected to... Watch »

3 hours ago
11 Bird Species Spotted on Javits Center's Green Roof

11 Bird Species Spotted on Javits Center's Green Roof

Eleven species of birds have made the plant-covered roof of Manhattan’s Javits Center their home, according to the... Read »

2 hours ago
Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Rising temperatures turned snow from Sunday's wintry storm to slush on the region's roads and sidewalks, and the... Watch »

42 minutes ago
4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

Four Brooklyn residents face charges in connection with the 2014 kidnapping of two 13-year-old girls they allegedly... Read »

4 hours ago
Man Found Dead on Valentine's Day Was Killed: Police

Man Found Dead on Valentine's Day Was Killed: Police

Police say a man found dead in a Queens basement on Valentine’s Day was killed in a homicide. Read »

Mar 2, 2015
New, Controversial Standardized Test Starts in NJ

New, Controversial Standardized Test Starts in NJ

School officials are reporting that the number of students opting out of a new standardized exam in New Jersey is... Read »

32 minutes ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read »

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
LIRR Train Collides With Vehicle: MTA

LIRR Train Collides With Vehicle: MTA

Long Island Rail Road officials are investigating a collision between a train and a vehicle on the Long Beach... Read »

2 hours ago
Man May Face Charges After Sinking Truck in Frozen River, Killing Dog

Man May Face Charges After Sinking Truck in Frozen River, Killing Dog

A man faces possible criminal charges in connection with an intensive search by police, firefighters and the U.S. Watch »

6 hours ago
New Cellphone Policy Goes Into Effect in NYC Schools

New Cellphone Policy Goes Into Effect in NYC Schools

A longtime ban on cellphones in New York City public schools has been lifted. Read »

2 hours ago
The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Eric Garner died in police custody July 17. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Elderly Woman Killed in Brooklyn Fire: Police

Elderly Woman Killed in Brooklyn Fire: Police

An 89-year-old woman is dead following a fire at a Brooklyn residence. Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Serial Bank Robber Arrested After Long Island Heist: Police

Serial Bank Robber Arrested After Long Island Heist: Police

Police on Long Island say a serial bank robber was arrested Sunday after fleeing the scene of a bank heist. Read »

Mar 2, 2015

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