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NYC Invites You, Family to Picnic, Hike in Old Landfill

NYC Invites You, Family to Picnic, Hike in Old Landfill

On Sunday, you’ll be able to kayak, hike and bike on what used to be the biggest dump in New York City. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Bicyclist in Manhattan: FDNY

Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Bicyclist in Manhattan: FDNY

A cyclist was critically injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Harlem Wednesday night, police say. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak

Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air,... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle; 10 Hurt: Official

Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle; 10 Hurt: Official

A fire truck slammed into a shuttle bus into front of a Westchester casino Wednesday evening, hurting 10 people... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Ex Sentenced in Deadly Shooting of Would-Be Prom Queen

Ex Sentenced in Deadly Shooting of Would-Be Prom Queen

A northern New Jersey man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old high school student... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Men Steal Beer, Candy from Queens Deli; Clerk Slashed: NYPD

Men Steal Beer, Candy from Queens Deli; Clerk Slashed: NYPD

Police are looking for two men who tried to steal beer and candy from a Queens deli Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
FDNY Releases 2016 'Calendar of Heroes'

FDNY Releases 2016 'Calendar of Heroes'

The FDNY has released its 2016 "Calendar of Heroes." To pre-order, click here. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
WATCH: 2 Rescued After Man Jumps into Hudson River: FDNY

WATCH: 2 Rescued After Man Jumps into Hudson River: FDNY

Cell phone video shows a man jump from a boat into the Hudson River to save another man that had jumped into the... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
NY School Administrator Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

NY School Administrator Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Authorities say a Long Island school administrator has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Stranger Gropes Woman at Her Front Door on UES: NYPD

Stranger Gropes Woman at Her Front Door on UES: NYPD

Police are looking for the man who allegedly groped a woman as she was walking into her building on the Upper East... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Off-Duty NYPD Cop: Sources

Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Off-Duty NYPD Cop: Sources

A suspect wanted in Tuesday's late-night robbery and shooting of a 33-year-old off-duty police officer in Brooklyn... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Queens Man Tied Up, Robbed in Home Invasion: NYPD

Queens Man Tied Up, Robbed in Home Invasion: NYPD

Police are investigating an overnight home invasion in Queens, where three men broke into a house, tied up the... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Homeless Man Arrested in Assault on NYC Restaurateur

Homeless Man Arrested in Assault on NYC Restaurateur

A homeless man has been arrested in an assault on a Washington Heights restaurant owner, authorities say. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
NY Inmate, Girlfriend Arrested for Drug-in-Greeting Cards Scheme

NY Inmate, Girlfriend Arrested for Drug-in-Greeting Cards Scheme

A jail inmate and his girlfriend been arrested after authorities say greeting cards with fentanyl patches were... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Stunning Confession About Relationship With Killers Revealed

Stunning Confession About Relationship With Killers Revealed

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

A New York appeals court says the public can't see the testimony a grand jury heard before declining to indict a... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Heat Keeps New Jersey Ice Makers Happy

Heat Keeps New Jersey Ice Makers Happy

In New Jersey, the extreme heat is affecting two nearby businesses in entirely different ways. Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Pet Shop Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty After Deaths

Pet Shop Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty After Deaths

A Connecticut pet shop owner from New York is facing animal cruelty charges for failing to properly care for at... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
81-Year-Old Man Accused of Sex Act With Shrubbery

81-Year-Old Man Accused of Sex Act With Shrubbery

An 81-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with public indecency, accused of performing a sex act with some... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Extreme Heat Poses Danger at NYC Playgrounds on Artificial Turf Fields

Extreme Heat Poses Danger at NYC Playgrounds on Artificial Turf Fields

Doctors say before putting children on a playground, parents should do a touch test. Marc Santia reports Watch »

Jul 29, 2015

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