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NEW YORK CRIME
New York City Murder Rate Drops To Historic Low
The city's overall low crime statistics were recorded during a period of historically few stop-and-frisks.
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Heist Of Championship Boxing Belts From Hall Of Fame Was A 'Professional' Job
The swiping of the priceless memorabilia could be the work of an organized group, local police say, so the FBI is also on the case.
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'Son Of Sal' Convicted Of Killing New York Shopkeepers
By Laila Kearney, Reuters
Salvatore Perrone faces a maximum prison sentence of 75 years to life for the killings.
Andrew Simontacchi/Staten Island Advance
Man Indicted For Hate Crimes In Robbery Of Teen With No Arms
"They tried to drop me on my back, but it's a good thing I have strong legs."
Trial Opens For NYPD Officer Charged In Death Of Akai Gurley
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press
Police Officer Peter Liang is accused of shooting into a darkened stairwell, accidentally killing Gurley.
Monroe County Sheriff
NY Bar Owner Calls Accused ISIS Wannabe A Panhandler Who 'Caused Trouble'
Restaurant owner John Page says Lutchman "caused more trouble than positive."
New York State Police
Man Defeats Shotgun-Wielding Robber Armed With Only A Slipper
New York store owner Amrik Singh risked life and loafer to protect his hard-earned cash.
Dogs Are Mysteriously Vanishing In Northern New York
Authorities suspect the dogs are being taken as part of an organized theft ring.
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Rod Covlin Arrested 6 Years After Wife's New Year's Eve Strangulation
Murder charges come as the former stock trader was set to inherit roughly $2 million.
Batavia Police Dept.
Mom Killed Baby, Lived With Corpse For 3 Months, Police Say
Officials said the suspect intentionally killed the baby just after birth.
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Loaded Glock Found In Hollowed-Out Fake Bible
There were also 10 bullets in the fake Good Book.
Mom Tosses Baby Boy Out Window For Being Possessed: Prosecutors
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman accused of tossing her newborn son to his death from a fourth-floor window told police an evil spirit
US Attorney WNY District
Bombs And 'Nazi Imagery' Found After Explosion
Items Found Are 'Consistent With White Supremacists.'
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