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5 Firefighters, 2 Cops Injured in Queens Blaze

5 Firefighters, 2 Cops Injured in Queens Blaze

Five firefighters and two Bridge and Tunnel officers were injured in a Queens fire early Wednesday, but all are... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering 85-Year-Old Woman

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering 85-Year-Old Woman

A Mount Vernon man pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in the death of a beloved 85-year-old grandmother... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Police are looking for two men they say followed an 18-year-old woman into a Brooklyn apartment building... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Man Shot in Head, Killed After Argument: NYPD

Man Shot in Head, Killed After Argument: NYPD

Five people were charged in the death of a 27-year-old man who police say fatally shot in the head after a... Read »

6 hours ago
Boy Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Lyme Disease

Boy Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Lyme Disease

A Long Island boy has been diagnosed with a rare strain of Lyme disease after playing in a wooded area with friends... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Minister Defrocked After Larceny Charges

Minister Defrocked After Larceny Charges

The Connecticut minister accused of cheating two elderly parishioners out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Racy Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

Racy Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

A library book racy enough to make any mild-mannered bookworm blush has made its way back to the New York Public... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who is seen in surveillance video ripping a chain off a... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

A gas main break in New Jersey has shut down a cargo terminal in a busy port area and crews are working to turn off... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

The mother of two who was killed in her Long Island home Sunday was stabbed to death, police say. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

When a Staten Island dry cleaners was destroyed by Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's wedding... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy faces reckless manslaughter charges for allegedly punching a 17-year-old boy in the... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

Three young children were injured, one of them critically, when flames erupted at an eight-story apartment building... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital

2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital

Two U.S. Marshals wounded in the Greenwich Village gun battle with a California fugitive who skipped town after... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former city Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Christie Planning August Swing Through South

Christie Planning August Swing Through South

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

A northern New Jersey teenager accused of threatening another girl online has pleaded guilty to cyber harassment. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

A resident in northern New Jersey got a scare after waking up and finding a black bear in the kitchen. Read »

2 hours ago
Mets Pounded by Utley, Phillies 0-6

Mets Pounded by Utley, Phillies 0-6

Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
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