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Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform. The drill bit did not enter into the train and there were no injuries. Read »

3 minutes ago
1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Queens Nightclub: NYPD

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting Outside Queens Nightclub: NYPD

Police say a woman was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting outside a Queens nightclub... Read »

59 minutes ago
Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Boys Accused of Raping Girls in School Auditorium: Source

Two boys have been arrested on rape and other charges after allegedly sexually assaulting two girls in a... Watch »

2 hours ago
School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

School Bus Driver, 60, Accused of Masturbating on Road

A 60-year-old upstate school bus driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating behind the wheel, authorities say. Read »

Oct 30, 2014
4th NJ Family Says It Was Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders

4th NJ Family Says It Was Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders

A New Jersey homeowner says his family was tied up and robbed by masked intruders just days after authorities... Read »

1 minute ago
Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

Rental Complex Policy Excludes Convicts: Lawsuit

A social service group has sued a Queens rental complex, saying it has a policy that excludes ex-offenders. Read »

59 minutes ago
NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

NYC Homelessness Rose in 2014: Survey

A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Man Caught on Camera Shooting Into Building Lobby: NYPD

Police say they are looking for the man who was caught on camera firing a gun into the lobby of a Brooklyn building... Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

Man Dies in Fall at New York Mall

A 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities living in an upstate assisted living home fell to his death during... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

Most NYers Approve of Cuomo's Ebola Response: Poll

New Yorkers back Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his handling of the state's first Ebola case and maintains his lead over... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Radar Could Help Prevent Bird Strikes: Lawmakers

Avian radar can track and even predict where birds fly and flock. A local congressman wants to know why... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

NY Attorney General Candidates Clash in Debate

The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general clashed over corruption and integrity in a... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

Dad of NJ Boy Who Fatally Shot Pal, 6, Pleads Guilty

The father of a then-4-year-old New Jersey boy who fatally shot his 6-year-old neighbor with his father's unsecured... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

Drunk Driver Tried to Lure Girls at Bus Stop: Police

A Long Island man drove up to two girls waiting at a bus stop and asked if they wanted a ride to school while he was... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

A Manhattan resident is frustrated by the runaround she says she's gotten from the city while trying to get... Watch »

Oct 30, 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
Professor's

Professor's "Game of Thrones" Punishment Rescinded

A New Jersey professor suspended after he posted an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones"... Read »

3 hours ago
NJ Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

NJ Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

Trick-or-treaters – and just about anyone else under the age of 18 – will have to be home by 10 p.m. Read »

59 minutes ago
Suspect Says

Suspect Says "Excuse Me," Gropes Woman: NYPD

Police say a suspect in his late teens said “Excuse me” before groping a woman in a Queens elevator... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

Suspect Charged in Apartment Building Sex Attack: NYPD

A homeless man who police say has a violent past was charged in an alleged sex assault on a Manhattan block... Watch »

2 hours ago

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