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Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police
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Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Two suspects walked into an employee area of the Queens Zoo over the weekend and robbed the workers at gunpoint, authorities say. Read »

21 minutes ago
Power Being Restored in Queens Building Complex

Power Being Restored in Queens Building Complex

Power was knocked out across a nearly 6,000-unit apartment complex in Queens Tuesday when a turbine on a boiler... Read »

34 minutes ago
NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

New York City's schools chancellor says it's common sense to do away with A-to-F grading. Read »

4 hours ago
3 Shot in Brooklyn: FDNY

3 Shot in Brooklyn: FDNY

Three people were shot in Brooklyn Wednesday evening, authorities say. Read »

1 minute ago
2 Workers Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

2 Workers Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

Police and fire crews are working to rescue two construction workers trapped inside a trench at a private work site... Read »

26 minutes ago
Woman Found Slashed in Neck on Street: NYPD

Woman Found Slashed in Neck on Street: NYPD

A woman was found slashed across the neck on a Queens street corner Wednesday afternoon, police say. Read »

2 hours ago
Policy on Restraining Kids Will Change: Mayor

Policy on Restraining Kids Will Change: Mayor

The New York City public school system is going to change its policy on restraining students for unruly... Watch »

54 minutes ago
Car Thief Who Hurt NJ Trooper Found in NYC: Police

Car Thief Who Hurt NJ Trooper Found in NYC: Police

A man allegedly involved in a violent confrontation with a New Jersey state police detective has been captured... Read »

2 hours ago
Ex-Madam Kristin Davis Gets 2 Years for Pill Peddling

Ex-Madam Kristin Davis Gets 2 Years for Pill Peddling

Kristin Davis, the former madam and candidate for governor and New York City comptroller, was sentenced Wednesday to... Read »

2 hours ago
Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

State police say a New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of... Read »

4 hours ago
Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Two tour bus company workers were seriously hurt when a piece of metal about 10 feet long plummeted nearly... Read »

6 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
Negligence Suit in Lauren Spierer Disappearance Tossed

Negligence Suit in Lauren Spierer Disappearance Tossed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit the parents of a missing Indiana University student from New York... Read »

3 hours ago
Now You Can Report Subway Sex Crimes Online

Now You Can Report Subway Sex Crimes Online

The MTA has launched a new page designed to help riders easily report inappropriate and unwanted sexual... Read »

6 hours ago
NY Legislator Charged With Multiple Felony Counts

NY Legislator Charged With Multiple Felony Counts

A longtime state assemblyman from New York City was charged Wednesday with felony counts of using his campaign funds... Read »

3 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
NJ Army National Guard Member Faces Sex Abuse Charges

NJ Army National Guard Member Faces Sex Abuse Charges

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey Army National Guard member sexually abused a woman at a military base in... Read »

4 hours ago
Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on NJ Highway: Police

Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on NJ Highway: Police

New Jersey State Police say a car going the wrong way on Interstate 80 struck a truck head-on, killing a driver. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
New Video of UWS Sex Attack Suspect

New Video of UWS Sex Attack Suspect

Police are searching for a man who pushed his way into an Upper West Side apartment and sexually attacked a... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Armed Robber Exposes Himself Inside Elevator: NYPD

Armed Robber Exposes Himself Inside Elevator: NYPD

An armed robber followed a woman and her 3-year-old daughter into an elevator in Brooklyn, exposed himself to... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
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