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"Crazy Out Here": Pleas to Mayor After Deadly Weekend in NYC

After a deadly weekend of gun violence in New York City that left three people dead and 16 others wounded, community leaders are calling on Mayor de Blasio to step up and crack down on shootings plaguing the city's streets. The mayor responded Sunday night, saying the NYPD... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Dies in East Harlem Fire: Police

Man Dies in East Harlem Fire: Police

An East Harlem man died Sunday morning after he apparently jumped from a window of burning apartment building... Read »

2 hours ago
Police Search Queens for

Police Search Queens for "Jaws" the Alligator

Police in New York City are searching for an alligator they've nicknamed "Jaws" after the reptile was... Read »

4 hours ago
'My Family Is Suffering:' Drivers Weigh in on Uber Boom in NYC

'My Family Is Suffering:' Drivers Weigh in on Uber Boom in NYC

On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand... Read »

23 minutes ago
Officers Rescue Dog Left in Hot Car for More Than 1 Hour: NYPD

Officers Rescue Dog Left in Hot Car for More Than 1 Hour: NYPD

The NYPD is urging residents not to leave their pets inside their cars during these dog days of summer after... Read »

54 minutes ago
Man Leaves Car Unlocked During Bodega Run, $20K Stolen: NYPD

Man Leaves Car Unlocked During Bodega Run, $20K Stolen: NYPD

A man who left his car unlocked while he made a quick stop at a Bronx bodega came back to find a bag he had left in... Read »

4 hours ago
Officer Arrested on Harassment, Assault Charges: NYPD

Officer Arrested on Harassment, Assault Charges: NYPD

An NYPD officer was arrested on harassment and assault charges Sunday in Queens, according to the department. Read »

4 hours ago
Officer Among Those Injured in NJ Chain Reaction Crash

Officer Among Those Injured in NJ Chain Reaction Crash

Multiple people were injured, including a police officer, after a speeding car crashed into at least one other car... Watch »

3 hours ago
1 Swimmer Killed, Dozens More Rescued at Area Beaches

1 Swimmer Killed, Dozens More Rescued at Area Beaches

One person was killed and nearly two dozen people had to be rescued from rough surf this weekend in the waters off... Watch »

6 hours ago
1 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shooting at Bronx Playground

1 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shooting at Bronx Playground

Three people were shot, one fatally, overnight at a playground in the Bronx, police said Sunday. Read »

2 hours ago
Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

A Coast Guard helicopter pilot found a suitable clearing to make an emergency landing Sunday: a fairway on a Staten... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
4th Death in

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

A fourth person has died in what the New York City Health Department is describing as an "unusual" spike... Watch »

2 hours ago
Senator Urges Feds to Close Gaps in Limo Safety

Senator Urges Feds to Close Gaps in Limo Safety

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal officials to take action to address gaps in safety standards for stretch... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Tugboat Causes Oil Spill in New York Harbor

Tugboat Causes Oil Spill in New York Harbor

A tugboat rammed a fuel terminal pier near Bayonne, N.J., causing an oil spill into the Upper Bay of New York... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Brooklyn Man Caught in Rip Current Drowns: Police

Brooklyn Man Caught in Rip Current Drowns: Police

Lifeguards are warning swimmers about rip currents after a Brooklyn man drowned at Nassau County beach. Read »

6 hours ago
9 Shot at Brooklyn Party: NYPD

9 Shot at Brooklyn Party: NYPD

Nine people were wounded overnight when gunshots erupted at a party in Brooklyn, witnesses and police said Sunday. Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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Feb 11, 2015
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
Staten Island Woman Killed in Crash: Police

Staten Island Woman Killed in Crash: Police

A Staten Island woman was killed early Sunday when the car she was driving at a high rate of speed slammed into... Read »

Aug 2, 2015

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