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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:02 AM EDT

Man Follows Girl, 16, off NJ Transit Bus, Attacks Her: Cops

Man Follows Girl, 16, off NJ Transit Bus, Attacks Her: Cops

Police released a sketch of a suspect Wednesday after a 16-year-old girl was followed by a fellow NJ Transit bus passenger and attacked in Bergen County.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 09:23 PM EDT

Big Rig Crash Sends Beer Flying onto Highway

Big Rig Crash Sends Beer Flying onto Highway

A big rig crashed while hauling beer across an overpass in Denver Wednesday, spilling cases of beer onto the highway below. The tractor-trailer wound up dangling over the Interstate 70 bridge, just above...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:15 PM EDT
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By Desiree Booker

Starved Pup Rescued in NJ

Pax, the starved puppy rescued by animal control in Paterson, New Jersey.View gallery

  • Emaciated Dog
  • Emaciated Puppy
  • Emaciated Puppy
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 11:59 AM EDT
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By Sydney Narvaez

8 Tips to Beat the Heat

Keeping your body cool in the heat this summer can be a life saver.View gallery

  • 1. Hydrate
  • 2. Avoid alcohol
  • 3. Consume shaved ice
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:31 AM EDT

Rutgers Staffer Puts Student in Headlock Before Tuition Vote

Rutgers Staffer Puts Student in Headlock Before Tuition Vote

A Rutgers University staff member put a student in a headlock during a confrontation before a tuition hike vote Wednesday, video posted online shows.  The video shows the student in the empty meeting...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:29 AM EDT

Times Square Shopper Chases Down Dressing Room Peeper

Times Square Shopper Chases Down Dressing Room Peeper

A woman caught an alleged peeping Tom taking photos of her in the dressing room of a Times Square store, then chased him to a subway train and got the help of several straphangers to detain the man until police...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:02 AM EDT

Man Drags Woman Into Boiler Room, Violently Rapes Her: NYPD

Man Drags Woman Into Boiler Room, Violently Rapes Her: NYPD

Police are searching for the man who pulled a woman into a Brooklyn boiler room and violently raped her.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:47 AM EDT

Navy Vet Held Captive in NY Motel Room for Years: Police

Navy Vet Held Captive in NY Motel Room for Years: Police

A New York man held an 81-year-old Navy veteran captive for four years, starving and beating him, in order to steal his pension checks for drugs, authorities say.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 07:06 PM EDT

Commuter Group Slams MTA on Slow Buses; Offers Solutions

Commuter Group Slams MTA on Slow Buses; Offers Solutions

Most New Yorkers would rather take the subway than a bus because they know it's faster. Now a riders advocacy group has some suggestions for the MTA. Andrew SIff reports.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 01:16 AM EDT

Fire Guts Mount Vernon Home

Fire Guts Mount Vernon Home

A massive fire ripped through a home in Mount Vernon. The flames were so intense, some residents had to jump out of windows. Stefan Holt reports.

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