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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:09 AM EDT

'Terrible Tragedy': 14-Year Veteran of FDNY Dies in Fall

'Terrible Tragedy': 14-Year Veteran of FDNY Dies in Fall

A 14-year veteran of the FDNY died after falling several stories while containing an apartment fire in Queens on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 01:14 PM EDT
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By Benjamin Berkowitz

The Police Know It's 4/20, and They Have Jokes

April 20, 4/20, "Weed Day" -- call it what you will, it's become the internation...View gallery

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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 01:02 PM EDT

Subway Rider Wanted in Train Lewdness: NYPD

Subway Rider Wanted in Train Lewdness: NYPD

Police are looking for a subway rider in a lewd incident aboard a train in Brooklyn last month.  Police say the man sat across a 34-year-old woman on a J train as it was leaving Myrtle Avenue station in...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:46 AM EDT

Postal Worker Had Cocaine Sent to NJ Homes: Prosecutor

Postal Worker Had Cocaine Sent to NJ Homes: Prosecutor

A 22-year-old postal worker in New Jersey is accused of arranging to have cocaine delivered to homes via United States Postal Service while she believed the homeowners were on vacation, authorities say.  A...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:25 AM EDT

NYC Bishop Drives Wildly on I-95, Pretends to Be Cop: Police

NYC Bishop Drives Wildly on I-95, Pretends to Be Cop: Police

A volunteer bishop from New York is accused of impersonating a police officer and driving recklessly on Interstate 95 North in Greenwich on Wednesday evening.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

19 Members of Oddly Named Gang Face Federal Gun, Drug Case

19 Members of Oddly Named Gang Face Federal Gun, Drug Case

Nineteen members of a Bronx-based street gang, dubbed the "Slut Gang," face federal charges of racketeering, narcotics conspiracy, firearms violations, robbery, and extortion, law enforcement sources said.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:08 PM EDT

Long Island Resident Nabs Burglar, Helps Police in Arrest

Long Island Resident Nabs Burglar, Helps Police in Arrest

Two burglars didn't make it far into a Long Island home before its resident turned the tables and managed to hold onto one of them until cops arrived, police say. The intruders broke into the Uniondale home...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:12 AM EDT

NYC Marathon Champ Dies While Coaching at School Meet

NYC Marathon Champ Dies While Coaching at School Meet

A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet. Tom Fleming was 65. The Montclair Kimberley Academy announced Fleming's death in a statement...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 09:47 AM EDT

Video Emerges of NY Judge's Last Night Alive: NYPD

Video Emerges of NY Judge's Last Night Alive: NYPD

The NYPD says detectives have discovered surveillance footage of a prominent New York judge walking alone the night before she was found dead in the Hudson River earlier this month.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:39 AM EDT

NJ Man Spent Days Getting High in Home With Corpse: Police

NJ Man Spent Days Getting High in Home With Corpse: Police

A 35-year-old New Jersey man is facing charges after a woman who lived with him died and he continued to reside with her corpse and use drugs for several days, police say.

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