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Lawyer: Teen Didn't Mean To Throw Boy Off Building

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The lawyer for a New York City teenager accused of tossing a 9-year-old boy off the roof of a five-story building says it was "a tragic ac...

9-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Pushed From Bronx Roof

www.DNAinfo.com | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York

THE BRONX — A 9-year-old boy fell five stories from a Bronx rooftop Friday evening, officials said. The child tumbled from the building at Nelson...

Turkish Police: Missing NYC Woman Killed By Blow To Head

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.05.2013 | New York

ISTANBUL — A New York City woman who went missing and was later found dead in Istanbul had suffered a fatal blow to the head, police said Sunday...

Police Detain Man Over Missing NYC Woman In Turkey

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

ANKARA, Turkey — A man questioned over the disappearance of a New York City woman in Istanbul has been released from police custody but may be c...

WATCH: Teens Attack Man With Nunchucks

Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

A 25-year-old man was assaulted by three suspects at the West 157th Street subway station in Washington Heights earlier this month. The NYPD relea...

Defense Offers Kinky Photos To Defend 'Cannibal Cop'

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Lawyers for a New York City police officer charged with seeking to kill and eat women want potential jurors to see kinky photos they ...

7-Year-Old Handcuffed By NYPD For Hours Over $5

Posted 02.01.2013 | New York

The family of a 7-year-old boy has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD after they say the boy was handcuffed for nearly ten hours, all over a measly few ...

Toy Gun Causes Lockdown At Bronx School

Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

A Bronx elementary school was placed under lockdown Tuesday morning after rumors of a student carrying a gun surfaced. Authorities went into lockd...

Turkish Police Release Footage Of Missing NYC Woman

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | New York

ISTANBUL — The husband of a New York City woman who went missing while vacationing alone in Istanbul was interviewed by police Tuesday in hopes ...

Slain NYPD Cop's Partner Gives Teary Testimony

Newsday | William Murphy | Posted 03.31.2013 | New York

A veteran New York City police officer dabbed his eyes with a tissue, gulped water from a paper cup and spoke in bursts Monday as he recalled the nigh...

Kelly: Handguns More Dangerous Than Assault Weapons

Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has penned an editorial for The New York Post to highlight the danger of illegal handguns in New York City. While comm...

A Cold, Murder-Less Week In NYC

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

At a time of bone chilling cold, New York City has gone a full seven days -- from Wednesday to Wednesday -- without a homicide, a statistical anomaly ...

WATCH: NYPD May Soon Be Able To See Through Your Clothes

Posted 01.24.2013 | New York

The NYPD is currently testing a portable device that enables officers to scan for concealed weapons. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly provided detail...

Wrongful Murder Conviction Frees 3 Men From Prison

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Three men who spent 17 years in prison for the killings of a livery cab driver and a FedEx executive have been freed after a judge gr...

Long Island Man Charged With Pointing Laser At Aircraft

Newsday | By Robert E. Kessler | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

MELVILLE, N.Y. _ The FBI arrested a Long Island man early Wednesday on charges of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, in the first federal prosecut...

Bronx Murder Rate Lower Than Major Cities

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 01.23.2013 | New York

The Bronx closed out 2012 with some good news on the crime front, as the borough saw a 23 percent decline in its murder rate over the course of the pa...

Stolen Torah Worth $30,000 Found

| Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg and Aidan Gardiner DITMAS PARK — A $30,000 Torah that was stolen along with a rabbi's car in Brooklyn over the weekend was fou...

Orthodox Counselor Sentenced To 103 Years In Prison

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — An esteemed religious counselor in New York City's ultra-orthodox Jewish community was sentenced Tuesday to 103 years in prison for ...

WATCH: NYPD Seeking Serial Queens Burglars

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 03.24.2013 | New York

NYPD detectives are seeking the public's help in busting two men suspected of pulling off more than a dozen commercial armed robberies in Queens, incl...

Alleged Subway Pusher Blames 'Bad Day' On Decision To Shove Hindu Man

AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A disturbed woman accused of shoving a man in front of a New York City subway train to his death last month says she did it because she wa...

The Changing Face Of A Notoriously Crime-Ridden Strip In Staten Island

Narratively | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York

Beside a chatty pet parrot, a boa constrictor and a turtle, a large pit bull named Malo dozes in the corner of James Lee's snug Staten Island apartmen...

NYPD Wants GPS Devices In Pill Bottles

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 03.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Police in New York City plan to combat the theft of painkillers and other highly addictive prescription medicines by asking pharmacie...

Suspect In Fatal Subway Push Found Fit For Trial

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City woman accused of shoving a man to his death in front of a subway train because she believed he was Muslim has been found f...

Man Who Fatally Torched Elderly Woman On Fire Inside Elevator Sentenced

AP | Posted 01.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A handyman who burned a 73-year-old woman to death in a New York City elevator has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Prosecut...

Kelly: Ending Stop-And-Frisk Will Cost Lives

| Posted 01.11.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER EAST SIDE — Police Commissioner Ray Kelly had ominous words for any mayoral contender looking to ...