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Woman Killed by Falling Tree While Walking to Car
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Woman Killed by Falling Tree While Walking to Car

A 21-year-old community college student and a beloved sister to two siblings died at a hospital where she was a student intern after she was crushed by the trunk of a tree that split in half following heavy rain Wednesday, authorities and relatives say. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

Activists set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park that memorializes thousands of Revolutionary War heroes... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Reward Increases in Case of Escaped NYC Prisoner

Reward Increases in Case of Escaped NYC Prisoner

Reward money for information in the case of an escaped prisoner in Manhattan has been increased to $12,500, police... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NBC Peacock Lights Up NYC Skyline for 1st Time

NBC Peacock Lights Up NYC Skyline for 1st Time

One of the city's most popular skyscrapers, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, lit up Wednesday evening with a new corporate... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Mom Sent Photo of Baby With Knife to Throat to Dad: NYPD

Mom Sent Photo of Baby With Knife to Throat to Dad: NYPD

A Bronx mother sent a photo of her 7-month-old child with a knife to his throat and other disturbing text messages... Read »

6 minutes ago
89-Year-Old Accidentally Strikes, Kills Friend, 90, With Car: PD

89-Year-Old Accidentally Strikes, Kills Friend, 90, With Car: PD

An 89-year-old woman died after accidentally being struck by her 90-year-old friend who was helping her move her car... Read »

35 minutes ago
Whole Foods Apologizes for Overcharging NYC Customers

Whole Foods Apologizes for Overcharging NYC Customers

Whole Foods is apologizing to its customers after an investigation by the Department of Consumer Affairs revealed... Read »

54 minutes ago
Metro-North Passengers Stranded on Tracks for 2 Hours

Metro-North Passengers Stranded on Tracks for 2 Hours

A Metro-North train headed from New York City to Stamford, Connecticut, lost power early Thursday morning, stranding... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Stabbed 4 Times in Bronx Attack: NYPD

Man Stabbed 4 Times in Bronx Attack: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who stabbed a 22-year-old man four times in a Bronx attack. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Man Touched Woman as She Walked Up to Her Apartment: NYPD

Man Touched Woman as She Walked Up to Her Apartment: NYPD

A man is wanted for following a woman into her Upper West Side apartment building and grabbing her buttocks and... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Cat Out of the Bag: TSA Agents Notice Cat Inside Bag During X-Ray Scan

Cat Out of the Bag: TSA Agents Notice Cat Inside Bag During X-Ray Scan

Transportation Security Administration officers made a furry find at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NYC to Review Trump Contracts After Controversial Remarks on Immigration

NYC to Review Trump Contracts After Controversial Remarks on Immigrati...

New York City officials are reviewing the city's contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
June Marks First Month in 150 Years With No Fire Deaths in NYC

June Marks First Month in 150 Years With No Fire Deaths in NYC

New York City fire officials say June was the first month in 150 years that there wasn't a fire-related death in the... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
63-Page Settlement Details Reforms at NYC's Rikers Island

63-Page Settlement Details Reforms at NYC's Rikers Island

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a detailed, 63-page list of reforms New York City jail officials have agreed to inst... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
3 Children Injured After Murder Victim Crashes at LI School

3 Children Injured After Murder Victim Crashes at LI School

A Long Island man was fatally shot while driving in Hempstead before he crashed through a school yard fence, injuri... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Cuomo Responds to de Blasio Swipes

Cuomo Responds to de Blasio Swipes

Governor Andrew Cuomo is responding to Mayor Bill de Blasio's unusually sharp and critical remarks Tuesday that he's... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
2 Killed in Crash Near L.I.E. in Queens: NYPD

2 Killed in Crash Near L.I.E. in Queens: NYPD

An adult and a child died in a crash near the Long Island Expressway in Queens Wednesday evening, police say. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Fact Check: When Chris Christie Tells It Like It Isn't

Fact Check: When Chris Christie Tells It Like It Isn't

Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is, according to an... Read »

Jul 1, 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 »

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