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3 Women, 2 Kids Trapped in Elevator Saved After 3-Hour Ordeal: Officials

3 Women, 2 Kids Trapped in Elevator Saved After 3-Hour Ordeal: Officials

Three women and two children were rescued from a stuck elevator at a light rail station in northeastern New Jersey Tuesday after a three-hour ordeal on a highly humid day that saw temperatures outside creep near...

Manhole Fire Rages in Midtown, Sends Black Smoke Into Air

Manhole Fire Rages in Midtown, Sends Black Smoke Into Air

A raging manhole fire sent thick black smoke billowing into the air in midtown Tuesday and caused several buildings to lose power, authorities said.

Teens Mowed Down Geese With SUV, Posted Video to Snapchat: SPCA

Teens Mowed Down Geese With SUV, Posted Video to Snapchat: SPCA

Two New Jersey teens were arrested on animal cruelty charges after one allegedly lured a family of geese onto a road, then posted video of the other apparently mowing down the fowl with an SUV to the social...

Child Beaten for Taking Birthday Cake Dies: Police

Child Beaten for Taking Birthday Cake Dies: Police

A 9-year-old boy who police say was beaten by his mother's boyfriend for taking a piece of birthday cake has died. Officials said Jack Kirby Garcia had been handcuffed and then beaten by Robert Wilson,...

Man Wearing Plastic Bag Steals 55-Inch TV From New LGBT Center: Cops

Man Wearing Plastic Bag Steals 55-Inch TV From New LGBT Center: Cops

A man wearing a black plastic bag over his head and gloves broke into a new LGBT health and wellness center in the Bronx and stole a 55-inch television before running off, authorities say.

Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say threw a firework into a marked police car early Sunday in Brooklyn, igniting the inside of the cruiser and causing extensive damage.