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Man Arrested After Report of Gas Station Abduction

Man Arrested After Report of Gas Station Abduction

Authorities say they've arrested a man after investigating a report of an abduction at an upstate gas station. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video planting a suspicious device with a... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
FDNY's Dispatch Systems

FDNY's Dispatch Systems "Unacceptably Flawed": Probe

The city Department of Investigation said Tuesday that it found significant flaws in the FDNY's ambulance... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Long Island School Turns Bus Terminal Into Classroom

Long Island School Turns Bus Terminal Into Classroom

Hempstead High School on Long Island is dealing with overcrowded classes. So school officials are turning to an old... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
No Bias in NJ Football Team's Banana Prank: Agency

No Bias in NJ Football Team's Banana Prank: Agency

The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey says there was insufficient proof that a high school... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

Members and associates of one of New York's legendary crime families used check cashing businesses and a... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Girl Beaten, Killed For Refusing to Eat Diaper: Source

Girl Beaten, Killed For Refusing to Eat Diaper: Source

Police say the 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old girl allegedly beaten to death by her stepfather at a... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Newburgh Schools Support Casino Plan

Newburgh Schools Support Casino Plan

On Tuesday, the Newburgh City School District voiced its support for building a casino that could generate... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Apps to Alert Jaywalkers, Sleepy Drivers Win Contest

Apps to Alert Jaywalkers, Sleepy Drivers Win Contest

An app that would alert pedestrians when they’re about to cross a street against a signal and another one that... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Sea Wall in Town Decimated by Sandy Nearly Finished

Sea Wall in Town Decimated by Sandy Nearly Finished

After Sandy nearly wiped his New Jersey town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014

"Real Housewives" Star Asks to Serve Sentence in Halfway House

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is petitioning to serve most of her federal... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Man Accused of Stabbing Mother to Death: Sources

Man Accused of Stabbing Mother to Death: Sources

A 20-year-old man has been accused of stabbing his mother to death at their Brooklyn home Sunday evening,... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
2 Deny Charges of Shopping Saddam Family Guns

2 Deny Charges of Shopping Saddam Family Guns

Two men have pleaded not guilty to charges that they tried to sell firearms believed to have been owned by... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Serial Subway Robbers Punch Riders in Face: NYPD

Serial Subway Robbers Punch Riders in Face: NYPD

Police say a pair of robbers has been attacking subway riders on trains and in stations in Queens,... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Rape Attempt Suspect Linked to 2nd Assault: NYPD

Rape Attempt Suspect Linked to 2nd Assault: NYPD

A 26-year-old Manhattan man accused of trying to rape a 20-year-old woman inside a building elevator in... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Thieves Steal $30K in Cash, Goods From Newsstand: NYPD

Thieves Steal $30K in Cash, Goods From Newsstand: NYPD

Police are looking for three burglars they say made off with $30,000 worth of scratch-off lottery... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Man Pleads Guilty in High-Tech Burglary Ring Case

Man Pleads Guilty in High-Tech Burglary Ring Case

Prosecutors say a Long Island man has admitted to his role in a high-tech burglary crew that stole $10 million... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Alleged Terror Conspirator Extradited to NY: Officials

Alleged Terror Conspirator Extradited to NY: Officials

Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British man charged with conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon, is... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Griffith, Seyfried to Star in Broadway Benefit

Griffith, Seyfried to Star in Broadway Benefit

Actors often complain about short rehearsal times, but some of entertainment's biggest names — including... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Man Accused of Disrupting Met Opera: NYPD

Man Accused of Disrupting Met Opera: NYPD

A man was charged with disorderly conduct Monday night after allegedly disrupting the Metropolitan Opera's... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014

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