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Monday, Dec 26, 2016

Slain Nightclub Owner Mourned as Suspect Appears in Court

Slain Nightclub Owner Mourned as Suspect Appears in Court

The suspect in a deadly Christmas Day shooting in Mount Vernon made his first appearance in court Monday morning as family members and friends grieved the loss of a man who they say was helping to elevate...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016

13 Reputed Long Island Gang Members Arrested

13 Reputed Long Island Gang Members Arrested

Law enforcement officials on Long Island say they've dealt a "major blow" to a violent Hempstead street gang, arresting more than a dozen members on a variety of charges. Thirteen reputed members of the...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Arrest Made in Shooting Outside NYC Hells Angels Clubhouse

Arrest Made in Shooting Outside NYC Hells Angels Clubhouse

A man affiliated with the Hells Angels was charged Wednesday in a shooting sparked by a dispute over a parking spot outside the motorcycle club's headquarters in Manhattan, authorities said. Anthony Iovenitti...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Serial Killer Probe Opens After 3rd Missing Woman Found Dead

Serial Killer Probe Opens After 3rd Missing Woman Found Dead

Authorities believe the 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of killing a college student and another woman in the last few months may be linked to a third slaying, and investigators are actively looking at him as...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Blood-Alcohol Test Allowed in Ex-Cop's Deadly Wrong-Way Case

Blood-Alcohol Test Allowed in Ex-Cop's Deadly Wrong-Way Case

A federal judge has denied a defense request to suppress the blood-alcohol test results of a former New Jersey police officer charged in a fatal wrong-way crash on Staten Island last year.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Man Arrested for Swastika Graffiti at Long Island College

Man Arrested for Swastika Graffiti at Long Island College

Police on Long Island say they have arrested a student in connection with a spate of racially-charged graffiti, including swastikas, at Nassau Community College.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Thief in Brazen $1.6M Midtown Gold Bucket Heist Identified

Thief in Brazen $1.6M Midtown Gold Bucket Heist Identified

Police have identified the quick-moving crook who brazenly stole a bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million from an armored truck and ran off with it in midtown Manhattan earlier this fall. The NYPD says...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

Suspect in NJ Student's Death Accused of Murdering 2nd Woman

Suspect in NJ Student's Death Accused of Murdering 2nd Woman

A man accused of killing a New Jersey college student has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of another woman.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016

Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Cop Murders

Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Cop Murders

The man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey pleaded not guilty to attempted murder of police officers and other charges during his arraignment Tuesday in a New Jersey court.

Monday, Dec 19, 2016

Feds Bust NYC Hedge Fund Accused in $1 Billion Fraud Case

Feds Bust NYC Hedge Fund Accused in $1 Billion Fraud Case

Seven executives, employees and associates at a Manhattan investment firm -- including the fund's founder -- have been arrested in a $1 billion securities fraud case, according to officials.

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