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In this undated photo provided by Bill Liblick, David Liblick, left sits with Mollie Liblick, center, and Paula Liblick at Letchworth Village in Rockland County, New York. (Bill Liblick via AP)
In this undated photo provided by Bill Liblick, David Liblick, left sits with Mollie Liblick, center, and Paula Liblick at Letchworth Village in Rockland County, New York. (Bill Liblick via AP)

ALBANY, N.Y.—Bill Liblick was shocked to learn that his sister, a disabled woman with the mind of a 1-year-old, had repeatedly been sexually assaulted at...

  • New York police officers arrive for the wake of fellow officer Randolph Holder at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Holder was shot and killed Tuesday, Oct. 20 while pursuing a suspect in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. The suspect was caught several blocks away with a gunshot wound to his leg. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Thousands Expected at Funeral for NY Policeman Slain on Duty

    NEW YORK—Family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers will say their final goodbyes to a New York City police officer slain on duty before his... Read more

  • Tyrone Howard appears in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in New York. Howard, who's accused of stealing a bike and fatally shooting Officer Randolph Holder in the head after a chase Tuesday night, was arrested Wednesday on robbery and murder charges. (Jefferson Siegel/The Daily News via AP, Pool)

    Suspect in NYC Officer’s Fatal Shooting a Longtime Criminal

    NEW YORK—The case against a man with a lengthy arrest record who is accused of gunning down a New York City police officer will be... Read more

  • Police officers work at the scene, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, where NYPD Officer Randolph Holder was shot in the head and died during a gunfight and chase on Tuesday night, in New York. Holder was responding to a report of shots fired. A suspect in his slaying is in custody, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Career Criminal Arrested in Slaying of NYC Police Officer

    NEW YORK—A man with a lengthy arrest record got out of jail and into a drug treatment program months before he was accused of gunning... Read more

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    NYPD Officer Shot in the Head; Killed in Gun Battle

    NEW YORK—A New York City police officer was shot in the head and died during a gunfight and chase through a pedestrian overpass leading to... Read more

  • A multirotor quadcopter drone used for aerial photography flies near a wind turbine on June 7, 2011 near Zeestow, Germany.  (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

    NYPD: Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Flying Drone at US Open

    NEW YORK—A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open,... Read more

  • An injured person is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance at the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in New York.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Gas Explosion at New York City High School Injures 3 People

    NEW YORK—City officials were trying to figure out if a gas explosion that damaged a school and injured three construction workers would alter plans for... Read more

  • David Sweat is lead into Clinton County Court Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Sweat, a convicted killer who escaped June 6 from the Clinton Correctional Facility and spent more than three weeks on the run was arraigned Thursday on criminal charges stemming from the breakout. (Rob Fountain/Press-Republican via AP)

    NY Prison Escapee Arraigned on Charges in Daring Breakout

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A convicted killer serving life behind bars when he staged a daring escape from a maximum-security prison was arraigned Thursday on new... Read more

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    Arrested Prison Guard Denies Knowing of Inmates’ Escape Plot

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger and even... Read more

  • Authorities speak to one another during a search for two prisoners that escaped Clinton Correctional Facility two weeks prior, Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Allegany County, N.Y. (Kathryn Ross/The Wellsville Reporter via AP)

    Manhunt for Escaped Killers Shifts After Possible Sighting

    FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. — Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday,... Read more

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    Manhattan Jail Uncovers Apparent Escape Plot Involving Bedsheets

    NEW YORK—Investigators sweeping a jail after breaking up a drug smuggling ring uncovered an inmate’s apparent escape plot using 64 neatly tied together bedsheets, enough... Read more

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    Council Members Say Suicide Points to Need for Bail Reform

    NEW YORK—The death of a 22-year-old man who hanged himself after spending three years as a teen jailed without trial should spur New Yorkers to... Read more

  • Law enforcement officers walk to a waiting helicopter after searching a wooded area near the Saranac River on Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Saranac, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Cuomo: Escaped Inmates Could Be Close or ‘in Mexico by Now’

    DANNEMORA, N.Y.—Two convicted murderers who used power tools to cut their way out of a prison near the Canadian border could be nearby or “in... Read more

  • Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch speaks to reporters after Demetrius Blackwell's arraignment in Queens criminal court, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Man Pleads Not Guilty in NYC Police Officer’s Shooting Death

    NEW YORK—An ex-con with a long criminal record pleaded not guilty on Thursday to first-degree murder in last month’s killing of a New York Police... Read more

  • A private bus that had been carrying Canadian school children drives out of the Lincoln Tunnel, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    2 Buses Crash Inside Lincoln Tunnel, Injuring More Than 30

    NEW YORK—A New Jersey Transit bus rear-ended a private bus carrying Canadian schoolchildren inside the Lincoln Tunnel on Wednesday, injuring more than 30 people and... Read more

  • Emergency vehicles surround a SkyWest Airlines plane, operating as United Express, that made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Cheektowaga, N.Y. A SkyWest spokeswoman said one passenger aboard Flight 5622, lost consciousness and the pilots rapidly descended "out of an abundance of caution." (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

    Mystery Not Solved as to Why Passengers Passed on out SkyWest Flight

    CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.—It is still a mystery why three passengers lost consciousness on a SkyWest airlines flight from Chicago to Connecticut on Wednesday, causing the plane to sharply descend... Read more

  • 080306-M-0438D-002 NEW YORK (March 6, 2008) An improvised explosive device blasted the entrance to the U.S. Armed Forces Career Center, a joint-service recruiting station located in Times Square at approximately 3:45 a.m. The blast caused no injuries; however, glass in the office's front door and window was shattered by the explosion, and the door's metal frame was bent. One of the busiest recruiting stations in the nation, the recruiting office is singularly located on a triangular island in the center of the iconic Manhattan intersection and has been the site of periodic anti-war protests. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Karim Delgado (Released)

    $115,000 Reward Offered in Unsolved ’08 Times Square Bombing

    NEW YORK—Several persons of interest have been identified and are being pursued in the unsolved 2008 bombing at the Times Square military recruitment station, federal... Read more

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