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Mar 14, 2019

Alleged Bloods Member Pleads Not Guilty in IHOP Shooting

Alleged Bloods Member Pleads Not Guilty in IHOP Shooting

An alleged Bloods gang member accused of shooting a man inside a Long Island IHOP filled with patrons — including a toddler in a high chair — has pleaded not guilty.

Mar 13, 2019

Ex-BF Guilty of Fatally Stabbing Queens Mother Found in Car

Ex-BF Guilty of Fatally Stabbing Queens Mother Found in Car

A New York man was convicted Wednesday of the 2016 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, whose bloodied body was found inside her car days after she was reported missing, prosecutors say.

Mar 11, 2019

$77M in Coke Seized at NJ Port in Biggest Bust This Century

$77M in Coke Seized at NJ Port in Biggest Bust This Century

Authorities seized thousands of pounds of cocaine worth nearly $80 million in a monster bust at the Port of New York/Newark last month, the biggest such seizure at the port in the 21st century, customs officials...

May 3, 2018

Woman Who Hurt Actress, Killed Kids, Defied 'No-Drive' Order

Woman Who Hurt Actress, Killed Kids, Defied 'No-Drive' Order

The 44-year-old woman who plowed into a pregnant Tony-winning actress walking with her friend and their two young children, killing both kids, in Park Slope two months ago is due in court Thursday in connection...

Apr 26, 2018

Driver Behind Multi-Car 'Massacre' Was Going 154 MPH: DA

Driver Behind Multi-Car 'Massacre' Was Going 154 MPH: DA

The 23-year-old man behind the wheel of a stolen car who allegedly caused a car-obliterating Valentine's Day crash on Long Island that killed a mother, her two adult children and three other people will...

Jul 13, 2017

Times Square Rampage Suspect Arraigned

Times Square Rampage Suspect Arraigned

A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square sidewalk has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

May 19, 2017

'I Wanted to Kill Them': Times Sq Driver Charged With Murder

'I Wanted to Kill Them': Times Sq Driver Charged With Murder

The driver who mowed down nearly two dozen people in Times Square Thursday, killing one of them and critically injuring others, allegedly said he wanted to "kill them all" and that officers should have shot him...

Apr 5, 2017

Drunken Driver Gets Prison in Fatal Crash; Mom Had Done Same

Drunken Driver Gets Prison in Fatal Crash; Mom Had Done Same

A suburban New York man has been sentenced to prison for a fatal drunken driving crash - 14 years after his mother was involved in an alcohol-related crash that killed a man. Liam Perry of Yonkers was sentenced...

Feb 28, 2017

Yonkers Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly DWI Collision

Yonkers Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly DWI Collision

A Yonkers man has pleaded guilty in a head-on collision that killed another driver last August, according to the Westchester County District Attorney's office. Prosecutors say Liam Perry had a blood alcohol...

Dec 16, 2015

Search Continues for Suspect in NYC Armored Car Heist

Search Continues for Suspect in NYC Armored Car Heist

Authorities are continuing to search for the suit-wearing robber who hit an armored car in New York City on Tuesday and got in a gunfight with the men guarding the cash-filled vehicle.

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