A Manhattan nanny charged with killing two children in 2012 is set to face a jury. Prosecutors say Yoselyn Ortega stabbed herself in the neck after killing a six-year-old and a two-year-old in the bathroom of their family's home on the Upper West Side. Prosecutors are hoping to prove Ortega was coherent and made a conscious decision to kill the children

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A Rouses Point man faces charges after leading police on a car chase Saturday afternoon. Police say 37-year-old Jamie Savage was trying to break in to the Mooers Fire Department. After arriving on scene they say Savage took off in his car headed east on Route 11. After allegedly reaching speeds over 100 mph and going through stop signs, Savage pulled over and was arrested at a gas station in Champlain.
Police say a man drove up to a gate outside New York's City Hall and shot himself to death. A police spokesman says the man drove a black sedan up to the east gate of City Hall at 7:30 a.m. Monday and shot himself in the head. His name was not released. There were no other injuries.
A Manhattan nanny charged with killing two children in 2012 is set to face a jury. Prosecutors say Yoselyn Ortega stabbed herself in the neck after killing a six-year-old and a two-year-old in the bathroom of their family's home on the Upper West Side. Prosecutors are hoping to prove Ortega was coherent and made a conscious decision to kill the children
Scene of a double car fire in Brockport. Rt. 31 is currently closed
Police are looking for the man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl on Staten Island. It happened Saturday afternoon inside an apartment building on Broad Street in the St. George section. Police say the girl was on the third floor in the hallway with her friends.6 month ago
Police are looking for the man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl on Staten Island. It happened Saturday afternoon inside an apartment building on Broad Street in the St. George section. Police say the girl was on the third floor in the hallway with her friends.
A 27-year-old Buffalo man is being treated at the hospital after he was shot in the leg Saturday evening. The incident happened at 5:30 p.m. and Buffalo Police are investigating if it happened in the Towne Gardens area.
Police on Sunday released surveillance video showing the victim of a fatal Queens shooting walking with two men on the block where the deadly incident took place. The victim was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to his head and groin on 160th St. near 85th Ave. in Jamaica Hills around 6:40 p.m. Friday, authorities said6 month ago
Police on Sunday released surveillance video showing the victim of a fatal Queens shooting walking with two men on the block where the deadly incident took place. The victim was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to his head and groin on 160th St. near 85th Ave. in Jamaica Hills around 6:40 p.m. Friday, authorities said
A man has been arrested for shooting and killing a man in front of a Brooklyn deli, police said Saturday. Christopher Buggs, 23, of Brooklyn, faces charges of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, according to police.6 month ago
A man has been arrested for shooting and killing a man in front of a Brooklyn deli, police said Saturday. Christopher Buggs, 23, of Brooklyn, faces charges of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, according to police.
Firefighters in Haverstraw rescued one person trapped in a car early Friday morning. Crews worked for two hours after the car rolled over on Route 202 in front of World Gym.
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A dog has been injured in a police-involved shooting in Queens. It happened Thursday morning in the area of Brookville Boulevard and Edgewood Avenue in Rosedale
A veteran NYPD Detective committed suicide at a restaurant in Newburgh, police sources say.
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Police arrested 19-year-old Kameron Wallace Wednesday morning and charged with murder. The shots were fired as teens were leaving a Sweet 16 at Maestro’s Caterers in Morris Park
A town supervisor in the North Country faces menacing charges. New York State Police say William Chase, 60, of Dannemora, physically menaced a 55-year-old woman earlier this month, causing her to fear for her safety.
Police arrested two men after a stabbing in Altona. New York State Police say the victim told them Osbourne Smith, 38, of Champlain, and two other men showed up at his home just after midnight Friday. The victim said Smith hit him in the head with a bottle while another man stabbed him several times. He survived but had serious injuries.6 month ago
Police arrested two men after a stabbing in Altona. New York State Police say the victim told them Osbourne Smith, 38, of Champlain, and two other men showed up at his home just after midnight Friday. The victim said Smith hit him in the head with a bottle while another man stabbed him several times. He survived but had serious injuries.
@SenGillibrand: Tonight, the president must address his plans to bring down the cost of health care for everyone who continues to struggle to afford it. This a top concern that I keep hearing about from families across New York.
@SenGillibrand: At today's hearing of the Environment and Public Works Committee, I called on @EPAScottPruitt explain what the EPA is doing to address both the clean up of the Hudson River, and the harmful levels of toxic PFOA and PFOS that have been found throughout New York State.
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in front of a deli in Brooklyn Monday. Police say the 55-year-old victim was shot in the torso shortly before 1 p.m. on Throop Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.6 month ago
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in front of a deli in Brooklyn Monday. Police say the 55-year-old victim was shot in the torso shortly before 1 p.m. on Throop Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Philippines files murder, kidnap charges against doctor linked to planned New York attacks
Officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man in the Bronx Monday night, police said. Police responded to Prospect Avenue and East 181st Street  in Belmont following reports of an argument, an NYPD spokesman said. The two responding officers repeatedly told a 52-year-old man with a knife to drop the weapon, but he did not comply. He'd been chasing another man in the street.6 month ago
Officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man in the Bronx Monday night, police said. Police responded to Prospect Avenue and East 181st Street in Belmont following reports of an argument, an NYPD spokesman said. The two responding officers repeatedly told a 52-year-old man with a knife to drop the weapon, but he did not comply. He'd been chasing another man in the street.
Men had enough fentanyl to kill entire population of New York City, New Jersey combined, police say
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Police are searching for a suspect who they say is wanted for stabbing and robbing a man in Queens. It happened just before 5 a.m. on Jan. 21 in the area of 90th Avenue and 148th Street. Police said the suspect walked up to a 27-year-old man from behind and demanded his property. When the man refused, police said the suspect tackled him to the ground and stabbed him three times in the torso
Buffalo police homicide investigators are on the scene at Benzinger fire
One man was killed and two other people were wounded after being shot inside an SUV in Queens Sunday. Police say it happened as a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light near the Van Wyck Expressway and North Conduit Avenue in South Ozone Park at about 5:30 a.m.6 month ago
One man was killed and two other people were wounded after being shot inside an SUV in Queens Sunday. Police say it happened as a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light near the Van Wyck Expressway and North Conduit Avenue in South Ozone Park at about 5:30 a.m.
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One person is dead and another injured following a crash in Moriah on Friday night. New York state police say the person was already dead when officers arrived at the scene. The injured person was taken to Elizabethtown Community Hospital.
Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting on Riverside Avenue late Friday night. Around 10:45 p.m., police responded to a call from the 300 block of Riverside Avenue. According to detectives, a 22-year-old Buffalo man had been shot
A Long Island man has been arrested on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident that killed a pedestrian. Suffolk County police say 25-year-old Luke Figat was trying to cross Sunrise Highway in North Patchogue early Saturday when he was struck by three vehicles. Figat was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man is dead after he shot while he was sitting in a car in Brooklyn Saturday morning. Police responded to a call about 8:40 a.m. about an assault in front of 763 East 108 St. in Canarsie. When they arrived, police found a 33-year-old man in the front passenger seat of an SUV with a gunshot to his torso.6 month ago
A man is dead after he shot while he was sitting in a car in Brooklyn Saturday morning. Police responded to a call about 8:40 a.m. about an assault in front of 763 East 108 St. in Canarsie. When they arrived, police found a 33-year-old man in the front passenger seat of an SUV with a gunshot to his torso.
The City of Poughkeepsie Police have caught two kids who were shooting at cars with a BB gun. Car windows were shattered in the neighborhood of Mill and North Bridge Streets. There were three incidents this week and there may have been other cars that were shot that went unreported. According to the City of Poughkeepsie Police, officers were staking out the area for a while before catching the youths.
Ambassador Nikki Haley: "Maduro continues to disregard the welfare of the Venezuelan people and rob them of their democracyThe United States will not stand idle as the people of Venezuela continue to be victimized by the Maduro government."
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