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Body Found in Forest Near Where NJ Man Vanished: Police
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Body Found in Forest Near Where NJ Man Vanished: Police

A body has been found on the outskirts of a forest in Israel not far from where a 23-year-old religious student from New Jersey vanished on a hike nearly a week ago, authorities say. Read »

13 minutes ago
Video Shows Driver Attack Kids After Sex Assault Try on Mom

Video Shows Driver Attack Kids After Sex Assault Try on Mom

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 »

46 minutes ago
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 »

3 hours ago
Restaurant Customer Thwarts Knife-Wielding Robber: Police

Restaurant Customer Thwarts Knife-Wielding Robber: Police

Police are looking for the man they say was caught on video trying to rob a New Jersey restaurant with a large knife... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man in Custody in Cab Driver Stabbing: Police

Man in Custody in Cab Driver Stabbing: Police

Police in Stamford, Connecticut, say they have a suspect in custody in connection with the fatal stabbing of a taxi... Watch »

30 minutes ago
Sister of Marathon Bombing Suspects Arrested in NYC: Police

Sister of Marathon Bombing Suspects Arrested in NYC: Police

A sister of the two Boston Marathon suspects has been arrested for allegedly threatening another woman over... Read »

2 hours ago
Heroin Overdose Deaths Up in NYC

Heroin Overdose Deaths Up in NYC

New York City's Health Department says figures from 2013 show the largest number of heroin fatalities in a decade. Read »

3 hours ago
Chicken Cutlets From NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Chicken Cutlets From NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible... Read »

3 minutes ago
Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Instructor: Police

Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Instructor: Police

A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Poll Finds Support for NYPD's

Poll Finds Support for NYPD's "Broken Windows" Tactic

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says he's "gratified" by a recent poll that found 56 percent of New York... Read »

2 hours ago
Massive Fire Rips Through New Jersey Church

Massive Fire Rips Through New Jersey Church

Firefighters battled intense flames and stifling heat and humidity Wednesday night when a massive blaze... Watch »

56 minutes 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
NJ Subpoenas Christie Phone Records in Bridge Jam Scandal

NJ Subpoenas Christie Phone Records in Bridge Jam Scandal

New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed AT&T for... Watch »

2 hours ago
Metro-North Running on Schedule

Metro-North Running on Schedule

Metro-North trains are running on or close to schedule after wire damage in East Norwalk caused delays on part... Read »

29 minutes ago
Dad Left Girl in Locked Car While He Shopped: Cops

Dad Left Girl in Locked Car While He Shopped: Cops

A Long Island father is under arrest, accused of leaving his 4-year-old daughter locked in the back seat of his car... Read »

33 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
Parents Say They Will Boycott Newark Schools

Parents Say They Will Boycott Newark Schools

Some parents of Newark schoolchildren plan to boycott the city school district when classes begin next week... Watch »

31 minutes ago
Dump Truck Crash Sparks Fireball, Kills 3: Police

Dump Truck Crash Sparks Fireball, Kills 3: Police

Several people were injured when dump truck struck multiple vehicles on Interstate 280 in New Jersey, causing... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Fugitive Shoots at U.S. Marshals in Queens: Sources

Fugitive Shoots at U.S. Marshals in Queens: Sources

A fugitive who had been on the run for decades and is a suspect in a violent stabbing in Brooklyn shot at Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
John Lennon's Killer Sorry for Being

John Lennon's Killer Sorry for Being "an Idiot"

John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he has caused. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
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