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Oct 8, 2019

Fake FedEx Worker Accused of Robbing NYC Family Arrested

Fake FedEx Worker Accused of Robbing NYC Family Arrested

The man who police believe posed as a FedEx worker and robbed a Brooklyn family of more than $125,000 in cash and jewelry has been arrested, according to the NYPD.

Oct 8, 2019

Wegmans Faces Class Action Complaint Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Wegmans Faces Class Action Complaint Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Wegmans supermarket was hit with a class action complaint after a pair of ice cream buyers have accused the chain of misleading consumers by marketing its ice cream as having vanilla, even though the ingredient...

Oct 8, 2019

Chelsea Bomber Rahimi Convicted of Attempted Murder

Chelsea Bomber Rahimi Convicted of Attempted Murder

Jurors in New Jersey convicted Ahmad Rahimi, already found guilty of planting bombs in New York City, for the attempted murder of cops trying to arrest him.

Oct 8, 2019

NJ Man Jailed on Weapons Charge Scouted GWB: Prosecutors

NJ Man Jailed on Weapons Charge Scouted GWB: Prosecutors

A New Jersey man who was arrested and is facing weapons charges after he tried to gain access to a restricted area of the George Washington Bridge last month was scouting city landmarks, prosecutors alleged...

Oct 7, 2019

NYC Man Gets Prison for Child Porn Cache; Kids as Young as 2

NYC Man Gets Prison for Child Porn Cache; Kids as Young as 2

A 41-year-old Queens man has been sentenced to up to 63 years in prison for sharing scores of videos of children engaged in sexually explicit acts via an online file sharing network, including footage of kids as...

Oct 6, 2019

Suspect Arrested in NYC Subway Station Shooting Death: Cops

Suspect Arrested in NYC Subway Station Shooting Death: Cops

A man who allegedly shot another man to death inside a New York City subway station has been arrested, the NYPD said.

Oct 4, 2019

PD: Body of Missing NY Man Found; Woman Dead in Car Was Wife

PD: Body of Missing NY Man Found; Woman Dead in Car Was Wife

Police say the body of a Poughkeepsie man wanted in connection with a woman found dead inside a car at Bear Mountain State Park was found in a wooded area.

Oct 5, 2019

NYPD: Man Dies After Shot to Chest Inside Subway Station

NYPD: Man Dies After Shot to Chest Inside Subway Station

A 25-year-old man died after he was shot in the chest inside a New York City subway Friday afternoon, the NYPD said.

Oct 5, 2019

NYPD: Man Targets Women in String of Violent NYC Robberies

NYPD: Man Targets Women in String of Violent NYC Robberies

Police are looking for a man they say is behind a number of violent robberies in the Bronx -- all of them against women.

Oct 4, 2019

NJ Jury Begins Deliberations in Case Against Chelsea Bomber

NJ Jury Begins Deliberations in Case Against Chelsea Bomber

Jurors have started deliberating in the attempted murder trial of a man already convicted of planting bombs in New York City.

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