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Sep 25, 2019

New Bodycam Footage Shows Shootout in Chelsea Bomber Arrest

New Bodycam Footage Shows Shootout in Chelsea Bomber Arrest

For the first time, jurors in the trial for the Chelsea bomber watched bodycam footage of New Jersey cops finding Ahmad Khan Rahimi — and the ensuing shootout before his capture.

Sep 25, 2019

Lawsuit: Lyft Driver Attack in NYC Ends Musician’s Career

Lawsuit: Lyft Driver Attack in NYC Ends Musician’s Career

Musician Jonathan Melville Pratt claims his one-time promising career is over – all because of an alleged 2017 attack he suffered at the hands of a disgruntled Lyft driver in New York City.

Sep 25, 2019

86-Year-Old NJ Woman Stabbed 15x by Woman in Bedroom: Cops

86-Year-Old NJ Woman Stabbed 15x by Woman in Bedroom: Cops

Authorities say an 86-year-old woman was repeatedly stabbed in her New Jersey home by a Georgia woman who was staying at the residence.

Sep 25, 2019

NYC Family Bound, Terrorized by Fake FedEx Worker, Thief: PD

NYC Family Bound, Terrorized by Fake FedEx Worker, Thief: PD

A man posing as a FedEx worker and an accomplice tied up a Brooklyn family and robbed them of more than $100,000 in cash and jewelry, police tell News 4.

Sep 24, 2019

NY Man Convicted of Funding Travel to Join Terror Group

NY Man Convicted of Funding Travel to Join Terror Group

A Brooklyn man has been convicted of collecting cash to fund a co-conspirator's travel to fight on behalf of the Islamic State.

Sep 24, 2019

Man Bites Dog-Walking Teen During Manhattan Robbery

Man Bites Dog-Walking Teen During Manhattan Robbery

A Manhattan teenager was out walking his dog when he was attacked by a stranger before walking away with bite marks. But the dog wasn’t the one who bit — it was the attacker.

Sep 24, 2019

Tainted Cocaine Suspected in Multiple Yonkers, Bronx Deaths

Tainted Cocaine Suspected in Multiple Yonkers, Bronx Deaths

Tainted cocaine is suspected in multiple apparent overdose deaths in Yonkers and the Bronx, police say.

Sep 24, 2019

Man Charged in Deadly NJ Summer Bar Brawl

Man Charged in Deadly NJ Summer Bar Brawl

Authorities have made an arrest in a deadly bar brawl that occurred earlier this year in northern New Jersey.

Sep 24, 2019

Hacker Cops Plea in Data Theft of 80M-Plus JP Morgan Users

Hacker Cops Plea in Data Theft of 80M-Plus JP Morgan Users

A Russian hacker has admitted to his involvement in one of the biggest thefts of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution.

Sep 24, 2019

MyPayrollHR CEO Arrested in $70 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

MyPayrollHR CEO Arrested in $70 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

The United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York said Michael Mann, 49, of of MyPayrollHR, a payroll processing company, allegedly obtained millions in bank loans and lines of credit over...

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