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Oct 15, 2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Misconduct Claims

Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Misconduct Claims

Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct after he turned himself into police Tuesday morning.

Oct 14, 2019

Robber Who Stole $60K in Slew of NYC Thefts Arrested: NYPD

Robber Who Stole $60K in Slew of NYC Thefts Arrested: NYPD

The man who authorities say is responsible for a slew of armed robberies in which he and an accomplice pulled a gun on their victims has been arrested, according to police

Oct 14, 2019

Authorities: NJ Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Police Car; Cop Hurt

Authorities: NJ Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Police Car; Cop Hurt

Authorities say a woman was driving drunk in New Jersey when she rear-ended a police cruiser, injuring an officer.

Oct 14, 2019

NJ Jury Acquits Massage Therapist Accused of Sex Assault

NJ Jury Acquits Massage Therapist Accused of Sex Assault

A massage therapist accused of touching a female client inappropriately during a session has been acquitted of sexual assault charges.

Oct 13, 2019

Woman, 85, Attacked and Robbed in Front of UWS Home: Cops

Woman, 85, Attacked and Robbed in Front of UWS Home: Cops

A woman in her 80s was trying to enter her home Saturday afternoon when two young women jumped her from behind and stole her purse, the NYPD says.

Oct 13, 2019

NJ Teacher Sexually Assaulted 3-Year-Old, Prosecutors Say

NJ Teacher Sexually Assaulted 3-Year-Old, Prosecutors Say

Police in New Jersey arrested a teacher this week for allegedly sexually assaulting a 3-year-old student, prosecutors say.

Oct 13, 2019

Vandal Broke Ambulance Windows, Drew Stars of David: Police

Vandal Broke Ambulance Windows, Drew Stars of David: Police

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly vandalizing six FDNY ambulances in the Bronx, officials said.

Oct 12, 2019

NJ Man Gets 25 Years for Killing Driver After Fender-Bender

NJ Man Gets 25 Years for Killing Driver After Fender-Bender

A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in a slaying that prosecutors said followed a fender-bender accident in New Jersey last year.

Oct 12, 2019

NYC Woman Wakes Up to Intruder in Bed, Fights Him Off: Cops

NYC Woman Wakes Up to Intruder in Bed, Fights Him Off: Cops

A Brooklyn woman fought off an intruder after she woke up and found him in her bed, officials say.

Oct 11, 2019

NJ Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Possessing Child Porn

NJ Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Possessing Child Porn

A New Jersey elementary school teacher has been arrested after allegedly being in possession of child pornography, according to law enforcement sources

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