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NYC School Evacuated After Device Catches Fire in Locker: Police


A high school in Queens was evacuated Monday after a small device caught fire in a locker, police say.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 6:28 pm

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Black & White Cookies Sold at Starbucks Recalled


The company that makes the black and white mini cookies sold in Starbucks stores is recalling the treat because they contain milk, an ingredient not declared on the packaging that can cause potentially…

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 6:23 pm

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Brooklyn Cocaine Delivery Ring Operated Out of Toyota Prius: DA


Police arrested four people who they say allegedly delivered drugs to clients in several tiny Brooklyn neighborhoods out of a Toyota Prius.

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 6:23 pm

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Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot, Crack at NYC Airport: Cops


A leaky suitcase led to the arrest of a Bronx man who is accused of attempting to board a flight at LaGuardia Airport with several pounds of marijuana and a few ounces of crack cocaine in his baggage.
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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 6:23 pm

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Officers Save Cat Stuck in Middle of New Jersey Highway: Police


Officers in New Jersey shut down highway lanes to save a frightened feline that somehow got stuck on top of a concrete barrier in the middle of a highway Saturday afternoon.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:45 pm

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Another Coyote Spotted in Queens: NYPD


Yet another coyote was spotted in New York City Monday, just days after police tranquilized and captured one of the wily canids after a chase through lower Manhattan.

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:08 pm

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Alleged Drunk Cop in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash Hiring New Attorney


A lawyer for the New Jersey police officer who law enforcement sources say had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit when he hit a tractor-trailer head-on on a Staten Island highway last month…

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:55 pm

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Officer Airlifted to Hospital After Tractor-Trailer Hits Car, Sends Vehicle Into Guardrail: Cops


A highway patrol officer with more than 20 years on the job was airlifted to the hospital Monday after a tractor-trailer rear-ended his vehicle on the Long Island Expressway as he was in the car diverting…

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:33 pm

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Mama Bear and Cubs Shut Down Park


Police shut down a public park in Rockland County on Sunday when a wooded area was taken over by a small family: a mother bear and her three cubs.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:22 pm

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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Connecticut Teen: Police


Police in Connecticut are looking for a 15-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen since leaving to go to a friend’s house last week.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:22 pm

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myfoxny.com – NYC News

Coyote spotted outside house in Queens

Another coyote has been spotted in New York City only this time it’s in a residential neighborhood in Middle Village, Queens.  Joe Petito snapped photos of the animal hiding behind a bush in front of a house earlier this morning. There are also pictures of police in the area presumably trying to capture the animal.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 4:41 pm

NYC’s famed Carnegie Deli closed over gas line issue

New York’s famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:34 pm

Children’s concierge with activities from $50 to $4,000 or more

Finding reliable childcare in the city is going high end. Enter Red Carpet Kids concierge, where for $175 an hour you can hire just about anyone to hang with your kids. Those price points grow a lot larger and a lot smaller depending on the activity. But these magicians and butlers and fairy princesses do more than just hang with your kids.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 12:08 pm

2nd Navy SEAL dies at Va. base

The Navy says a second SEAL has died following a training accident in a swimming pool at a base in Virginia.  Lt. David Lloyd tells media outlets that Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Brett Allen Marihugh of Livonia, Michigan, died Sunday. Marihugh,34, and Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Seth Cody Lewis of Queens, New York, 32, were found unresponsive on Friday at the bottom of the Combat Swimming Training Facility.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 10:56 am

1 dead after East Village shooting

A shooting in the East Village Saturday afternoon has left one man dead. The NYPD was conducting an investigation into a robbery on East 6th Street just before 2 p.m. when the shooting occurred.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 2:23 am

City Council wants to decriminalize low level crimes

Before a crowd at the National Action Network in Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito says some simple crimes should be handled more like parking violations.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 12:38 am

Centenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC

A rally in Times Square is marking the centennial of the deaths of as many 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire – today’s Turkey.

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 10:15 pm

Daily News delivery truck driver dies in NYC car collision

A Brooklyn man driving a Daily News delivery truck has died after a collision with another vehicle at a Brooklyn intersection.

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 8:48 pm

Another coyote captured in NYC

Police have collared another coyote in the city! It was spotted in Lower Manhattan Saturday morning and eluded capture for about an hour.

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 3:02 am

Arrest made in fatal shooting of 70-year-old Queens woman

Police have made an arrest in last month’s killing of a 70-year-old Queens woman who was shot as she answered her door.

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 7:36 pm