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NYPD's Chief of Department Resigns Days After Promotion
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NYPD's Chief of Department Resigns Days After Promotion

NYPD Chief of Department Philip Banks, the department's highest ranking black official, stepped down Friday, days after accepting a promotion that would have put him second in command to Bill Bratton. Read »

7 minutes ago
Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Nearly Impales Train

Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Nearly Impales Train

The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel... Read »

54 minutes ago
Man Who Fell to Death in NY Mall Slipped Off Escalator: Police

Man Who Fell to Death in NY Mall Slipped Off Escalator: Police

The 54-year-old man with developmental disabilities who fell to his death during a group trip to a New York... Read »

3 hours ago
Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Parked Cars in Queens

Driver, 65, Hits 2 People, Crashes Into Parked Cars in Queens

A 65-year-old driver with a heart problem hit two pedestrians and slammed into parked cars in Queens after suffering... Read »

3 hours ago
NY Democrats Get Letter Pressuring Them to Vote

NY Democrats Get Letter Pressuring Them to Vote

New York's Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations... Read »

20 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 »

6 hours ago
$2M Settlement Reached in Hot Rikers Hot Cell Death

$2M Settlement Reached in Hot Rikers Hot Cell Death

The city reached a $2.25 million settlement Friday with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former Read »

21 minutes ago
Oquendo Attorney To Represent Family in NYC School Choking Death

Oquendo Attorney To Represent Family in NYC School Choking Death

The family of the autistic student who died after choking on a muffin at school will be working with the lawyer who... Watch »

2 hours ago
Union Appeal Denied in NYC Stop-Frisk Cases

Union Appeal Denied in NYC Stop-Frisk Cases

A federal appeals court panel has denied a request by police unions to continue challenging New York City's stop and... Read »

2 hours ago
Police Look for Link Between Ax Attacks on Cops

Police Look for Link Between Ax Attacks on Cops

The NYPD is working with authorities in Washington, D.C., to determine if there's a connection between an ax on... Read »

2 hours ago
Water Main Break Floods New Jersey Intersection

Water Main Break Floods New Jersey Intersection

A large water main break in New Jersey flooded streets and sent a geyser bubbling into a New Jersey... Read »

2 hours ago
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 »

6 hours 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 »

6 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
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 »

6 hours 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
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 »

Oct 31, 2014
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 »

6 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
4th NJ Family Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders in 10 Days: Dad

4th NJ Family Tied Up, Robbed by Intruders in 10 Days: Dad

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

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