Crime and Incidents

Most recent Crime and Incidents blogs and columns

  • Suspect Sought in 3 Brooklyn Church Fires

    NEW YORK— Authorities are seeking a suspect who set small fires at three Brooklyn churches. Police say the fires occurred over a 3-day period beginning... Read more

  • LI Woman Faces Charges in Fatal Car Crash

    NEW YORK— Police say a Long Island woman faces vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges after a crash that left her passenger dead. The crash occurred... Read more

  • Students Suspended for Displaying Confederate Flag

    SOUTH HUNTINGTON, N.Y.— Two Long Island high school students have been suspended for allegedly displaying a Confederate battle flag during a sporting event. The principal... Read more

  • Man Found With Fatal Gunshot Wounds in Brooklyn

    NEW YORK— The NYPD is investigating after a 42-year-old man was found dead in front of an apartment building in Brooklyn. Police say Armal Mallory... Read more

  • Police: NY Officer Fatally Shot 86-year-old Gunman

    NEW YORK— New York city police say a uniformed officer shot and killed an 86-year-old man after he refused to drop his gun. They say... Read more

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    Kelly Gordon of New Jersey Dies in Manhattan After Getting Hit by Two Cabs on UES

    Kelly Gordon of New Jersey died on Thursday night after getting hit by two cabs on the Upper East Side. Gordon, 22, of Brielle, New... Read more

  • Skimming Device Found on NYC MetroCard Machine

    NEW YORK— Transit authorities are putting New York City subway riders on the alert after a skimming device was found at a MetroCard vending machine... Read more

  • NJ Woman Killed Crossing NYC Street

    NEW YORK— The NYPD is investigating an accident in which a New Jersey woman was killed after being struck by two separate taxi cabs in... Read more

  • DA: Child Porn Found on Laptop Left for Repair

    NEW YORK— A New York City man is under arrest after prosecutors say child pornography images were found on the laptop computer he had dropped... Read more

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    Jonathan Fleming Cleared of NYC Murder After 25 Years in Prison

    NEW YORK— From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000... Read more

  • DA: Evidence in 45 Nassau Cases Being Retested

    MINEOLA, N.Y.— Long Island’s Nassau County district attorney’s office has ordered retesting of ballistics evidence in some 45 criminal cases after the discovery of an... Read more

  • Suspect Wanted in Subway Attempted Sex Assault

    NEW YORK— The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating and identifying a suspect who attempted to sexually assault a woman in a... Read more

  • Friends gather near Steinway Creek at an accident site, Saturday April 5, 2014 in New York.  A driver of a car drove off a dead-end street in a desolate industrial area, flipped over a wooden curb into the East River inlet killing four passengers.  The driver escaped serious injury and told officers at the scene in the Astoria section of Queens that the four were trapped in the submerged car.  Fire department divers pulled the four victims from the car. Police identified them as 21-year-old Darius Fletcher, 19-year-old Jada Monique Butts, 19-year-old Crystal Gravely and 20-year-old Jaleel Furtado. They were pronounced dead at hospitals. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Speed, Rain May Be Factors in New York Crash That Left 4 Dead

    NEW YORK— Speed and rain were being investigated as possible factors in the deadly crash of a car into a New York City creek that... Read more

  • Police investigate the scene of an accident on a dead-end street where a car containing five passengers plunged into Steinway Creek in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in New York. The New York Police Department says four of five people pulled from a vehicle submerged in a New York City creek have died. The fifth, believed to have been the driver, was in stable condition.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    NYC Police: Car Flips into Queens Creek, Killing 4

    NEW YORK— A car headed down a dead-end street in Queens hit a curb and flipped into a creek, killing four passengers, authorities said Saturday... Read more

  • 14-Year-Old Accused of Westchester County School Bomb Threats

    YORKTOWN, N.Y.—A 14-year-old boy is accused of calling in bomb threats to two Westchester County high schools. Police say the Walter Panas High School in... Read more

  • Police: Man Shot on Shinnecock Reservation

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.— State police say a man has been critically injured by gunfire on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, Long Island. Police went to... Read more

  • 5 Hurt When NYC Bus Hits Vehicle, Building

    NEW YORK— Authorities say five people have been hurt when a bus collided with another vehicle and then struck a building in Washington Heights. The... Read more

  • NY Man Admits to Stealing Truck, Downing Wires

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—A former New York City transit worker has admitted to stealing a bucket truck and driving it through the streets of a New York... Read more

  • Andrew Jarzyk: Latest Updates in Missing Hoboken Man’s Search (+Photos)

    Andrew Jarzyk has been missing from Hoboken, NJ since March 30. The search is ramping up this week for Jarzyk, 27, who was last seen... Read more

  • NYC Doctor on Trial in Patients’ Overdose Deaths

    NEW YORK—A doctor is on trial on manslaughter charges after New York City authorities said he sold painkiller prescriptions to two patients who died of... Read more

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