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Person Killed in Newark Crash: Prosecutor

Person Killed in Newark Crash: Prosecutor

A bus struck and killed a person in Newark, authorities say. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Lifeguard Fired After Beachgoer Records Her Lying in Sand On Duty

Lifeguard Fired After Beachgoer Records Her Lying in Sand On Duty

A Gary, Indiana lifeguard has been fired after she was caught on video lying in the shade while on duty over the... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Prison Employee Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

Prison Employee Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

A New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Flavor Flav Fires 2nd Lawyer in NY Case; Plea Deal Kaput

Flavor Flav Fires 2nd Lawyer in NY Case; Plea Deal Kaput

Flavor Flav has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Time-Lapse Video of Jon Stewart's 16 Years on 'The Daily Show'

Time-Lapse Video of Jon Stewart's 16 Years on 'The Daily Show'

The legendary host's last episode is next week and the tributes are already starting to roll in. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Principal's Suicide, Forged Tests Rock Promising NYC School

Principal's Suicide, Forged Tests Rock Promising NYC School

Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a subway rider in a dispute over a seat on the train. Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Burglar on Bike Breaks into NJ Homes: Police

Burglar on Bike Breaks into NJ Homes: Police

A homeless man dubbed by police as the bicycle burglar is wanted in a series of overnight break-ins in several New... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Man in Prison, More Than 30 Others Indicted in NY Drug Probe

Man in Prison, More Than 30 Others Indicted in NY Drug Probe

A man accused of running a drug ring from prison was among 34 people indicted after an investigation into drugs and... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Men Drive Off With $150K Cash ATM Workers Forgot on Lawn: Cops

Men Drive Off With $150K Cash ATM Workers Forgot on Lawn: Cops

Police say people in a white van drove off with a bag filled with $150,000 in cash after two employees who were... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Authorities Seize 2,000 Bags of Synthetic Pot in NYC

Authorities Seize 2,000 Bags of Synthetic Pot in NYC

New York City authorities have seized more than 2,000 bags of synthetic marijuana along a commercial stretch of... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

A cellphone video showing a limousine driver texting while transporting 45 people to the Hamptons, just one day... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Despite Latino Pope, U.S. Hispanics Drawn to Evangelicalism

Despite Latino Pope, U.S. Hispanics Drawn to Evangelicalism

As millions of Catholics throughout the country await Pope Francis’s first U.S. visit this September, the steady... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Upstate NY Teen Set Train Car in Motion, Causing Station Crash: Police

Upstate NY Teen Set Train Car in Motion, Causing Station Crash: Police

Police say a 13-year-old boy playing on a freight car caused it to break loose, setting off a chain-reaction... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo

'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo introduced a plan Monday to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia Airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Christie: I'll Meet With Cuomo, Feds on Hudson Rail Tunnel

Christie: I'll Meet With Cuomo, Feds on Hudson Rail Tunnel

Gov. Christie says he'll likely meet with Gov. Cuomo and federal transportation officials soon to discuss plans for... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Lifeguard Fired After Being Caught Lying in Sand While On Duty

Lifeguard Fired After Being Caught Lying in Sand While On Duty

A Gary, Indiana lifeguard has been fired after she was caught on video lying in the shade while on duty over the... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
WATCH: Van Flips at End of Philadelphia-Area Police Chase

WATCH: Van Flips at End of Philadelphia-Area Police Chase

A two-hour long police chase came to an end when the suspect's vehicle flipped over in South Philadelphia. The chase Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
NJ Church Group to Sleep at Philly Zoo for Pope Visit

NJ Church Group to Sleep at Philly Zoo for Pope Visit

While some people are spending as much as $600 a night at hotels for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated visit to... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey got stuck in a tree for nearly five... Read »

Jul 27, 2015

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