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Off-Duty NYPD Transit Cop Saves School Bus Driver, Aide From Fiery LIE CrashOfficer Christopher Canale was off-duty and driving west on the LIE near exit 70 when he noticed smoke pouring out of a bus that had apparently rear-ended a tractor-trailer.
NYPD: Suspects In Custody After Shootout With Police In BrooklynInvestigators were still on the scene Thursday morning near Park and North Portland avenues in Fort Greene where an unmarked police vehicle could be seen with broken glass and covered in bullet holes.
Bratton Welcomes New Class Of NYPD Officers With A WarningA new batch of police officers were welcomed into the NYPD with a warning from the city's top cop.
Cookbook Author Anna Pump Struck By Pickup, Killed On Long IslandAnna Pump, 81, was crossing Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when police said she was struck.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In East Williamsburg ShootingA teenage girl on her way to school was caught in the crossfire of a shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead and another injured.
2 People Killed In Jamaica Bay Boat Capsizing IdentifiedIt happened just before 8 p.m. near Floyd Bennett Field.
Rock Thrown From Long Island Bridge Shatters Car's Rear WindshieldA Long Island man escaped injury after someone tossed a rock from a railroad bridge that shattered the rear window of his car.
Former Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $1.6 Million From Long Island EMS CompanyA New Jersey man is accused of stealing approximately $1.6 million over a seven-year period from a volunteer EMS company on Long Island.
Extra Mass Transit Options In Place During Papal Visit; Street Closures May Divert BusesWith thousands expected to attend the pope's Central Park procession and Mass at Madison Square Garden, the MTA and Port Authority have ramped up service.
Long Island Churches Plan To Greet Pope Francis With Ringing Of BellsChurches all over Long Island are planning a joyous greeting for Pope Francis when he arrives in New York.
$15,000 Reward Offered In Search For Serial Long Island Gas Station Robbery SuspectAuthorities are appealing to the public to help catch a suspect wanted in a series of armed gas station robberies on Long Island.
Livery Cab Driver Found Stabbed To Death Inside Car In BrooklynPolice were called to the intersection of Shepherd and Dumont avenues in East New York where they found 35-year-old Rafael Veras stabbed multiple times in the front seat of his car.