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Cubs Shut Down Mets in 1-0 Win

Cubs Shut Down Mets in 1-0 Win

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Vatican Releases Pope Francis' NYC Itinerary

Vatican Releases Pope Francis' NYC Itinerary

The pope's visit to New York on September 25th will include stops at the United Nations, Ground Zero and the Our... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Local Teen Takes Top Prize at National High School Musical Theatre Awards

Local Teen Takes Top Prize at National High School Musical Theatre...

17-year-old Marla Louissaint has a lot of reasons to celebrate this summer. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

Amber Alert Canceled for Girl, 3, Abducted in NYC: Cops

The Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old girl police said was abducted from a mental health clinic in Manhattan by a... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Man Who Took Cab 300 Miles to Surprise Fiancee Jailed Over $749 Fare

Police say a New York City man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

Man Whose Truck Fell Through Ice in NJ Indicted in Dog's Death

A New Jersey man whose dog was inside a pickup truck that plunged through the ice on a frozen river earlier this... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Pujols Homers, Heaney Deals in Angels' 2-1 Win Over Yankees

Pujols Homers, Heaney Deals in Angels' 2-1 Win Over Yankees

Andrew Heaney pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit back-to-back homers in the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Planned American-Flag Burning in NYC Park to Protest Racism Spurs Controversy

Planned American-Flag Burning in NYC Park to Protest Racism Spurs...

Hundreds of activists plan to set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park that memorializes thousands of... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
West Nile Virus Found in New York City Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus Found in New York City Mosquitoes

West Nile virus was detected in New York City's mosquitoes, the city Department of Health said. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Car Drives Over Rabbi, Pulls Forward and Runs Over Him Again: NYPD

Car Drives Over Rabbi, Pulls Forward and Runs Over Him Again: NYPD

A 66-year-old rabbi and father of four died after a car reversed and struck him, pulled forward, then reversed a... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
NY Appeals Court Upholds NYU Expansion in Greenwich Village

NY Appeals Court Upholds NYU Expansion in Greenwich Village

New York's highest court has upheld New York University's planned expansion in Greenwich Village, which community... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Judge Nixes Class-Action Suit in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

Judge Nixes Class-Action Suit in GWB Lane Closure Scandal

A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by people who were stuck in traffic when lanes leading to... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to 'Change the World'

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to 'Change the World'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday and, never one to aim small, declared... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Chinatown Bus Driver Apparently Texts While Driving on Turnpike

Chinatown Bus Driver Apparently Texts While Driving on Turnpike

A bus driver found himself out of a job after video surfaced of him apparently using a smartphone while driving... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Woman Gets $18M in Wall Street Sex Harassment Suit

Woman Gets $18M in Wall Street Sex Harassment Suit

A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
25-Foot-Long Whale Found Dead on Long Island

25-Foot-Long Whale Found Dead on Long Island

A 25-foot-long whale washed ashore a Long Island beach Monday morning. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
3 Teenage Girls Wanted in Bronx Robberies: NYPD

3 Teenage Girls Wanted in Bronx Robberies: NYPD

Three teenage girls are wanted in two violent robberies in the Bronx, police said. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
WATCH: Thieves Attack Man on Dirt Bike on Crowded Street

WATCH: Thieves Attack Man on Dirt Bike on Crowded Street

Video shows two brazen would-be thieves attack a man riding a dirt bike as he was stopped at a red light in the... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Civil War-Era Baseball Card for NYC Team Heads to Auction

Civil War-Era Baseball Card for NYC Team Heads to Auction

For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Suspect Stomps on Man's Head in Elevator Robbery

Suspect Stomps on Man's Head in Elevator Robbery

Two men were caught on surveillance video brutally beating and robbing a man on an elevator in a public housing... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015

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