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Boy and Girl, Both 4 Years Old, Die in Fire

Two 4-year-olds died Sunday after a fire erupted in a Far Rockaway home, officials said.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 12:02 pm


Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at…

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:57 am


Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

A 19-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:57 am


Man Groped Girl Walking Dog, Kissed Her on Cheek: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who allegedly sexually abused a 12-year-old girl walking her dog on a Brooklyn street Wednesday before running away.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:57 am


Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed…


Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:57 am


Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child’s nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:57 am


Body Found in Storage Container Inside Brooklyn House

Police say a man’s body was found inside a plastic storage container in a Brooklyn house Saturday.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:32 pm


Professor’s "Game of Thrones" Post Taken as a Threat

A New Jersey college professor was placed on unpaid leave after posting online a photo of his 6-year-old daughter wearing a shirt with a quote from “Game of Thrones” that administrators took as a threat.

Photo Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 8:09 pm


Drunk Driver Injures NJ Officer in Crash: Cops

A drunk driver seriously injured a New Jersey police officer in a highway crash early Saturday, officials say, and he fled the scene before being apprehended.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 7:16 pm


Wind Causes Plane to Overturn Off NJ Runway

A strong wind caused a plane to veer off the side of a runway and then overturn after it touched down at a New Jersey airport Saturday morning, officials said.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 6:54 pm



Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral

Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday’s Mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 2:37 am

NYC police investigating body in plastic container

Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container.

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 1:32 am

Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 11:00 pm

Protesters gather outside Liam Neeson’s home

The escalating debate over carriage horses in New York City has gotten personal. Dozens of protestors gathered outside actor Liam Neeson’s Upper West Side condo on Saturday to take the issue right to his doorstep. Standing in a straight line outside the actors condo, demonstrators held signs criticizing Liam Neeson’s position that city carriage horses should keep working.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 10:51 pm

New protocol for NYPD officers responding to fires

Police officials in New York City have changed the way officers respond to fires.They’re now required to take the stairs when they enter structures that are burning.This follows the death of an officer earlier this month.Officer Dennis Guerra was overcome by smoke and carbon dioxide as he got off the elevator on the 13th floor of a Brooklyn building on April 6th. He died three days later.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 10:49 pm

Woman killed in NYC home with 2 children there

A woman was shot and killed inside her Ozone Park home on Saturday while her two children were there. The woman was shot in the chest and died at her house on 101st Avenue and 104th Street. The NYPD says the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:58 pm

Man struck and killed by NYC subway train

A man in his 60s was killed by an oncoming train in midtown Manhattan after jumping on the tracks to grab his personal belongings that fell.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 7:19 pm

Family of teen shot and killed by police sues NYC

The family of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy whose fatal shooting by police last year sparked days of protests has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against New York City.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 6:52 pm

Record stores survive and thrive in Brooklyn

When you hear about a place that still sells records, located in a hip neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn, you enter that store with certain expectations. One of them being: you hope the guy behind the counter talks about music the way Cory Fierman does.”I think it’s just like the most important thing to you,” he says. “I don’t know how to describe it. It’s the most important thing to me. It’s like another language.”Cory manages Greenpoint’s Academy Records Annex, where they want you …

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:59 am

Queens Beer Week kicks off

Queens wants to be known as New York City’s beer capital. Queens Beer Week kicked off on Friday to celebrate the borough’s crafty breweries and the more than 60 venues that serve their beer. Dan Bronson of Crescent and Vine in Astoria is the bearded brains behind the inaugural Queens Beer Week. He organized it all. The nine-day celebration of beers brewed in Queens.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:19 am