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Taxi Flips Onto Woman Walking on NYC Street, Kills Her: Cops
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Taxi Flips Onto Woman Walking on NYC Street, Kills Her: Cops

A woman was killed when a taxi flipped over and landed on her as she walked on a Manhattan street Friday afternoon, police say. Read »

15 minutes ago
Joan Rivers Still in

Joan Rivers Still in "Serious" Condition at NYC Hospital: Kin

Comedian Joan Rivers remains hospitalized in Manhattan a day after multiple sources familiar with the situation say... Read »

47 minutes ago
Kidnapping Convict Charged in Recorded Attack on Mom, Kids

Kidnapping Convict Charged in Recorded Attack on Mom, Kids

A man convicted of kidnapping and robbery in the 1990s was arrested for allegedly trying to sexually assault... Read »

3 hours ago
Horse Roaming on NJ Highway Hit by Car, Shot by Trooper

Horse Roaming on NJ Highway Hit by Car, Shot by Trooper

One of two horses that escaped a northern New Jersey property and was spotted on a busy highway had to be put... Read »

3 hours ago
FDNY Academy Takes Steps to Curb MRSA Outbreak

FDNY Academy Takes Steps to Curb MRSA Outbreak

The FDNY is taking steps to prevent infection after more than a dozen probationary firefighters were diagnosed with... Read »

2 hours ago
NJ Student Found Dead in Forest Week After Hike Buried

NJ Student Found Dead in Forest Week After Hike Buried

Mourners have buried a religious school student from New Jersey who disappeared while hiking on the outskirts... Read »

6 hours ago
Oheka Castle Owner Stepson Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Oheka Castle Owner Stepson Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Police have questioned the stepson of the Long Island mansion owner who was shot in the face earlier this year about... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards Complex

Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards Complex

A contractor has halted construction on the Atlantic Yards complex, the New York Times reports. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
NYPD Monitoring Britain Terror Precautions

NYPD Monitoring Britain Terror Precautions

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says New York City is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised... Read »

4 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 »

Aug 22, 2014
No Jail Time for Man in Hoffman Death Probe

No Jail Time for Man in Hoffman Death Probe

A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested after the actor's overdose death pleaded guilty on Thursday to a... Read »

5 hours ago
3 Sought in Armed Robbery at Queens Laundromat

3 Sought in Armed Robbery at Queens Laundromat

Police are searching for three suspects in an armed robbery at a Queens car wash. Watch »

6 hours ago
Man Sexually Abuses Woman in Apartment Building: NYPD

Man Sexually Abuses Woman in Apartment Building: NYPD

Police are searching for a sexual abuse suspect who allegedly abused a woman in her apartment building in... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
NYC Teens Defaced Civil War Monument: Police

NYC Teens Defaced Civil War Monument: Police

Two New York City teenagers have been arrested after they were allegedly caught defacing a Civil War monument on the... Read »

3 hours ago
De Blasio Pushes Back Against Pre-K Safety Worries

De Blasio Pushes Back Against Pre-K Safety Worries

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his signature proposal suddenly taking unexpected criticism from an ally, strongly... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Car Hits 3 Near South Street Seaport: FDNY

Car Hits 3 Near South Street Seaport: FDNY

Three pedestrians were seriously injured when they were hit by a car near South Street Seaport in lower... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Driver Tries to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of 3 Kids: NYPD

Driver Tries to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of 3 Kids: NYPD

Police are looking for the driver they say told a 26-year-old woman he was a cabbie before driving her and her three... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
PHOTO: Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYC

PHOTO: Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYC

The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a photo of a majestic humpback whale feeding in the Atlantic Ocean a... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Treasure Hunter Returns Wedding Ring Found on NY Beach

Treasure Hunter Returns Wedding Ring Found on NY Beach

When Erin Carrazzo lost her wedding ring while vacationing with her family on Fire Island a few weeks ago,... Watch »

6 hours ago
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