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Bleached American Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge
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Bleached American Flags Appear Atop Brooklyn Bridge

Police say they're looking for a group of four to five people in connection with the mysterious appearance of two white flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge. Watch »

18 minutes ago
FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in... Watch »

17 minutes ago
Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

A 48-year-old married father of two has been charged in the strangling deaths of two women whose naked bodies... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Girl, 10, Drowns Off Coney Island: Police

Girl, 10, Drowns Off Coney Island: Police

A 10-year-old girl drowned in the waters off Coney Island Tuesday evening, police say. Read »

25 minutes ago
NYPD Eyes Retraining After Eric Garner Custody Death

NYPD Eyes Retraining After Eric Garner Custody Death

The NYPD will revamp its training on the use of force amid outrage over the custody death of a man suspected of... Watch »

2 hours ago
Tot Found Locked in Car as Mom Shopped: Police

Tot Found Locked in Car as Mom Shopped: Police

A 35-year-old New York City woman has been arrested, accused of leaving her toddler in a locked car while she... Read »

3 minutes ago
Hell's Kitchen Punch Suspect Pleads Guilty to Tresspassing

Hell's Kitchen Punch Suspect Pleads Guilty to Tresspassing

The man suspected of punching another man on a New York City street has admitted that he climbed onto the roof of a... Watch »

5 hours ago
Police: Woman Left 4-Year-Old on NYC Street Corner

Police: Woman Left 4-Year-Old on NYC Street Corner

Police allege an upstate woman left her 4-year-old son on a New York City street corner in the middle of the night. Read »

6 hours ago
Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

A tree fell and struck a pedestrian in the head as he was walking in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, the FDNY says. Read »

5 hours ago
Girl, 1, Found Unresponsive in Long Island Pool: Police

Girl, 1, Found Unresponsive in Long Island Pool: Police

A toddler is in serious condition at a Long Island hospital after she was found unresponsive in a family pool... Read »

4 hours ago
NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

NY Doc Gets 10 Years in Oxycodone Probe

A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers. Read »

6 hours ago
Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges Upgraded Against Teen in NY Mom Death

Charges have been upgraded to first-degree murder against a teenager accused in the death of a 21-year-old Long... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Astorino Thinks Cuomo

Astorino Thinks Cuomo "Has Something" Over Christie

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he believes Chris Christie won't support him... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Long Island Man Found Dead in Backyard Pool: Police

Long Island Man Found Dead in Backyard Pool: Police

A Long Island man was found drowned in his backyard pool Monday evening, police say. Read »

5 hours ago
Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Sexual Predator Grabs Woman Leaving Starbucks: DA

Police in West New York, New Jersey, are searching for a man who allegedly tried to rape a woman after she left a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
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
90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

90-Year-Old Man Robbed in Supermarket Lot: Cops

Police are looking for the robber they say grabbed a 90-year-old man by the neck outside a Queens grocery store,... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

Four EMS workers who responded to the arrest of a man who later died in police custody have been suspended... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Central Park Vandals Break Window, Topple Trash Cans: Cops

Police say several structures in Central Park were damaged by vandals over the weekend. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Security Guard Accused of Murdering Colleague at Work

Police say a private security guard in Mount Vernon is accused of fatally shooting a colleague. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
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