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Flags Swiped in Brooklyn Bridge Mystery Back in U.S: NYPD

Flags Swiped in Brooklyn Bridge Mystery Back in U.S: NYPD

Police say the two American flags that were swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with bleached-white ones are back in the United States. Read »

45 minutes ago
Kidnap Suspects Used Dog to Lure Amish Girls as Slaves: Cops

Kidnap Suspects Used Dog to Lure Amish Girls as Slaves: Cops

A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to... Read »

30 minutes ago
92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long... Watch »

28 minutes ago
Robber Stole Cellphone, Sprayed Victim's Face: NYPD

Robber Stole Cellphone, Sprayed Victim's Face: NYPD

Police are looking for the female robber they say sprayed a burning substance in a woman’s face before stealing her... Watch »

3 hours ago
Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

Mom Accused of Giving Teens Booze, Condoms: Report

A Connecticut mother is denying police allegations that she gave teenagers beer, liquor and condoms to teenagers at... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Hundreds of Newark Students Still Not Enrolled

Hundreds of Newark Students Still Not Enrolled

Hundreds of children in Newark still have no idea what school they'll be attending in less than two weeks because of... Watch »

3 hours ago
ESPN Anchor Sues Upstate NY Ice Rink Over Injury

ESPN Anchor Sues Upstate NY Ice Rink Over Injury

An ESPN anchor is suing an upstate New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury. Read »

4 hours ago
Man's Body Found in Hudson River: NYPD

Man's Body Found in Hudson River: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found floating in the Hudson River near the West Village... Read »

4 hours ago
Met Opera, Remaining Unions Reach Labor Agreements

Met Opera, Remaining Unions Reach Labor Agreements

The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts,... Read »

3 hours ago
Small Fire Breaks Out at Rockefeller Center: FDNY

Small Fire Breaks Out at Rockefeller Center: FDNY

No one was injured when a small fire broke out in the Rockefeller Center concourse late Thursday, fire... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Gas Main Break Closes Lanes on Belt Parkway

Gas Main Break Closes Lanes on Belt Parkway

A gas main break in Brooklyn has shut down several lanes on the Belt Parkway and is causing delays, officials say. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
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 21, 2014
NYC Mother Alleges 911 Mistake Cost Her Baby's Life

NYC Mother Alleges 911 Mistake Cost Her Baby's Life

A Bronx mother claims a mistake by a 911 dispatcher cost her infant daughter's life when emergency responders... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

An 11-year-old Long Island boy was badly burned when he rode his bicycle into a street filled with hot tar that had... Watch »

11 minutes ago
City Council Passes Bill on Rikers Transparency

City Council Passes Bill on Rikers Transparency

The City Council on Thursday passed a bill that would force correction officials to publish information about Rikers... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
40,000 Bees Found in Queens Building

40,000 Bees Found in Queens Building

Residents at one Queens condominium are likely to be abuzz for quite awhile after tens of thousands of bees... Watch »

14 minutes ago
Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend,... Watch »

3 hours ago
Sneaker Store Robber Loses Gun, Gets Chased: NYPD

Sneaker Store Robber Loses Gun, Gets Chased: NYPD

Police are looking for the man who had his gun taken from him during an attempted robbery at a Bronx sneaker... Watch »

21 minutes ago
Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

A 74-year-old former mayor of a Long Island community who neighbors say was also a retired NYPD captain... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
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