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52 min ago | WHTC
Bill Bratton, a veteran police chief who has led departments across the country, was named on Thursday as New York City's next police commissioner, taking over a force credited with a sharp drop in violent crime but criticized for its tactics.
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5 hrs ago | NY1
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
9 hrs ago | NY1
Family and friends are remembering Kisook Ahn, who was one of four people killed in Sunday's Metro-North derailment.
The mighty 76-foot Christmas tree is seen all lit up during the 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on Wednesday night.
The alleged "knockout" attacks on Jewish residents of Crown Heights may stem from ongoing racial tension between the neighborhood's black and Jewish communities, a newly-elected Brooklyn politician said.
America's selfie obsession reached a new low on Tuesday when a woman snapped a cellphone self-portrait that also captured a suicidal man on the Brooklyn Bridge.
An NYPD officer is accused of using his squad car to pull over the owner of a restaurant in Astoria and warning him to start paying the Albanian mob $4,000 cash a month or he and his family could be hurt, law enforcement officials say.
A painter who created dioramas for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City has died.
Billy Joel smiles during news conference at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in New York.
A Brooklyn teen robbery suspect escaped police custody Sunday night, but his handcuffs made it hard for him to hide.
The four New Yorkers who died in the commuter train that derailed over the weekend led lives that reflected the dynamic diversity of the city they had just entered - but will never see again.
This undated photo provided by de Ramon Crush PC shows Donna L. Smith, a paralegal who was one of four people who died Sunday morning, Dec. 1, 2013, when the Metro-North commuter train she was riding derailed on a curve in the Bronx borough of New York.