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It’s on us for Fleet Week, New York tells sailors, Marines and Coasties

It's on us for Fleet Week, New York...

If you’re a sailor. Marine, or Coast Guardsman in New York this week for Fleet Week, your money’s no good because it’s on us this time. From May 25 through May 31, an estimated 4,500 servicemen and women are...

Amtrak 188 engineer lost ‘situational awareness,’ caused derailment: NTSB

Amtrak 188 engineer lost ‘situati...

At a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board ruled a fatal derailment in Philadelphia was caused by the engineer losing “situational awareness” as he accelerated the...

Workers trapped on scaffolding in Lower Manhattan

Workers trapped on scaffolding in ...

Firefighters rushed to the aid of two workers Tuesday morning as they were left dangling from a scaffold 17 stories above the ground in Lower Manhattan. The workers, who were washing windows at 33 Maiden Lane, were on the...

Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years in prison

Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 year...

F Disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, climaxing the dramatic fall of a man who had stood at the pinnacle of political...

Vacationing Texas Police Chief Helps NYPD Arrest Suspect

Vacationing Texas Police Chief Help...

A Texas police chief vacationing in New York City intervened in a fight between an alleged thief and a store security officer on the street, and helped arrest the suspect, the NYPD said. Sean Ford, chief of the Sunset Valley...

Man jumps from Brooklyn Bridge, survives with non-life threatening injuries

Man jumps from Brooklyn Bridge, sur...

A emotionally disturbed 31-year-old man jumped from the middle of the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday morning — but survived with non-life threatening injuries thanks to two eagle-eyed NYPD Harbor cops who saw him plummet from the...

Bratton defends cops, says man drew gun before he was shot

Bratton defends cops, says man drew...

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton backed his police officers in the controversial shooting death of an apparently armed man in Queens two weeks ago, saying at an unrelated news conference people risk being shot if they draw...