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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 »

5 hours ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
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 »

10 minutes ago
NYC to Review Trump Contracts After controversial Remarks on Immigration

NYC to Review Trump Contracts After controversial Remarks on...

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

14 minutes ago
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 »

21 minutes ago
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... Read »

26 minutes ago
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... Read »

33 minutes ago
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 »

53 minutes ago
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 »

3 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
Stuck Bridge to Delay Metro-North Trains Through Thursday Morning

Stuck Bridge to Delay Metro-North Trains Through Thursday Morning

Mechanical problems with a 111-year-old bridge in Stratford, Connecticut, will likely delay Metro-North traffic... Read »

6 hours ago
Woman Pinned Under Car After Vehicles Collide, 5 Others Hurt: FDNY

Woman Pinned Under Car After Vehicles Collide, 5 Others Hurt: FDNY

A two-car accident in Brooklyn sent at least one of the vehicles careening into pedestrians Wednesday, pinning a... Watch »

5 hours ago
New Warden, Security Measures After NY Prison Escape

New Warden, Security Measures After NY Prison Escape

A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security prison in New York where two killers escaped. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
F, G Trains Resume in Brooklyn After Manhole Fires: MTA

F, G Trains Resume in Brooklyn After Manhole Fires: MTA

Subway service on the F and G lines has resumed in a part of Brooklyn after several manhole fires on Bergen Street... Read »

5 hours ago
Man Who Shot Garner Chokehold Video Arrested

Man Who Shot Garner Chokehold Video Arrested

The man who recorded video of the fatal police chokehold of Eric Garner in New York City has been charged with drug... Read »

56 minutes ago
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 »

Sep 10, 2012
NJ Health Officials Warn of Tick-Borne Diseases

NJ Health Officials Warn of Tick-Borne Diseases

An explosion in the deer population across the northeast is blamed for much of the spread of ticks that carry Lyme... Watch »

5 hours ago

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