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1 Shot in Robbery on NJ Transit Platform, 3 in Custody

1 Shot in Robbery on NJ Transit Platform, 3 in Custody

A person believed to be a commuter was shot during a robbery at a train station in New Jersey Friday morning, police say. Read »

3 hours ago
Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway... Watch »

11 minutes ago
Armed Man Steals Soda From Port Authority Newsstand: Cops

Armed Man Steals Soda From Port Authority Newsstand: Cops

A suspect arrested for allegedly stealing a soda from a bus terminal newsstand was found to be armed with a... Read »

2 hours ago
Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl. Read »

3 hours ago
Luxury Car Thieves Strike Again in New Jersey

Luxury Car Thieves Strike Again in New Jersey

Police in New Jersey are investigating another rash of luxury car thefts they say were entirely preventable. Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Exposes Himself to Woman on E Train: Cops

Man Exposes Himself to Woman on E Train: Cops

Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on the subway in Queens Tuesday morning. Read »

2 hours ago
Cop Punch Spider-Man: Characters Make Times Sq

Cop Punch Spider-Man: Characters Make Times Sq

A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says superhero and comic characters... Read »

2 hours ago
NY Woman Admits Role in Long-Running Tax Fraud Scheme

NY Woman Admits Role in Long-Running Tax Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City woman has pleaded guilty in one of the nation's largest stolen... Read »

2 hours ago
Signed Ticket From Gehrig's Final Game Nets $95K

Signed Ticket From Gehrig's Final Game Nets $95K

A ticket stub signed by Yankees legend Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction... Read »

2 hours ago
Contract Talks in Met Opera Labor Dispute Extended

Contract Talks in Met Opera Labor Dispute Extended

It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a... Read »

2 hours ago
Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Four people were injured when a piece of equipment hit and broke a window of a midtown high-rise where workers were... Watch »

2 hours ago
Teens Accused of Dragging Woman by Hair, Robbing Her

Teens Accused of Dragging Woman by Hair, Robbing Her

Police say two Brooklyn teens have been arrested in the robbery of an 18-year-old woman who was dragged out of... Read »

3 hours ago
Mayor Hosts Reform Talk After Police Custody Death

Mayor Hosts Reform Talk After Police Custody Death

Mayor de Blasio says now is the time to transform the relationship between police and residents of color. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

Two construction workers repairing a leak in the foundation of a Westchester home were trapped for more than an hour... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on... Watch »

53 minutes ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
Yankees Get Drew, Prado in Deadline Deals

Yankees Get Drew, Prado in Deadline Deals

The Yankees have acquired infielder Stephen Drew and infielder-outfielder Martin Prado in two deals meant to... Read »

4 hours ago
Dog That Couldn't Walk Under Matted Fur Adopted: SPCA

Dog That Couldn't Walk Under Matted Fur Adopted: SPCA

The dog found in an abandoned Long Island house with fur so thick and matted it could barely walk has been adopted... Read »

8 minutes ago
Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Jersey City firefighters rescued a frightened dog from a ledge above a business on Martin Luther King Drive Thursday... Watch »

3 hours ago

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on... Read »

50 minutes ago
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