Crime and Incidents

Most recent Crime and Incidents blogs and columns

  • Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (R) and his brother-in-law Mark Shand (founder of the Elephant Family charity) (L) visit the elephant corridor at Vazhachal Forest Range on November 12, 2013 near Chalakudy in the Thrissur district of Kerala, India. (Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

    Mark Shand Dead: Brother of Duchess of Cornwall Dies After Falling in New York

    Mark Shand, the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury after falling in New York. The 62-year-old travel... Read more

  • NYC Man Files Suit Against Long Island Officer

    NEW YORK— A Brooklyn man has sued a Suffolk County police officer for allegedly threatening to beat him after a traffic stop. Sandino Hazzard says... Read more

  • NYPD Investigating Central Park Robberies

    NEW YORK— Police are questioning five people after a man was punched and two women were robbed in Central Park. The alleged incident occurred around... Read more

  • 2 Stabbed, 1 Fatally, In Coney Island

    NEW YORK— The NYPD says two people were stabbed, one fatally, in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. It happened around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday... Read more

  • 2 Young Siblings Dead in NYC Fire

    NEW YORK— New York City police say a brother and sister, both four years old, are dead and another four-year-old sibling is hospitalized following a... Read more

  • Cars travel along the Grand Central Parkway during the morning rush hour near the Triboro Bridge in the Queens borough of New York Tuesday June 28, 2005. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    How a NYC Cabbie Snuck Past Bridge Toll 3,000 Times

    A New York City Cab Driver is charged with grand larceny and theft of services after allegedly sneaking onto a toll bridge more than 3,000... Read more

  • Suspect Sought In Long Island Robbery

    FREEPORT, N.Y.— Police on Long Island are looking for a man who allegedly fired several shots after forcing a woman back to her house to... Read more

  • 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

  • Jonathan Fleming

    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

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