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DNA from Coke can, unflushed toilet lead to burglar's arrest

A suspected burglar's DNA gave him away after he used his victim's toilet but forgot to flush, police said.

Indian thieves dig 125-foot tunnel to rob bank vault

Thieves in India carried out a daring Bollywood-style bank heist by tunneling 125 feet straight into its vault.

Image resembling Jesus on cross appears on Rhode Island tree

Brian Quirk found the bizarre 3-inch tall mark on Oct. 12 — the sixth anniversary of his dad's death.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

The highly-private CEO said he has never denied his sexual orientation but wanted to come forward to comfort and inspire others.

MTA bus fatally strikes man as he crosses Queens street

The man, who appeared to be in his 40s, was struck by the MTA bus' rear wheel as it turned right off of Wyckoff Ave. onto Palmetto St. in Ridgewood shortly after 5 a.m., authorities said.

SEE IT: Drone flies wedding rings to couple during ceremony

Something old, something new, something borrowed — and something flew!

Name Changing as a Gay Lady

W hen my mom married my dad in 1972, her last name changed but her initials did not. She stayed a KJH. Funnily enough, my pops’ initials were also KJH before and after their wedding. They loved this coincidence so much, they thoughtShow More Summary

Boy escapes potential attack by 3-foot-tall crane (PHOTO)

Crouching cyclist, low-flying crane! A young Florida boy was almost thrown from his bike after a gigantic crane swooped in on the attack.

Cancer patient who vowed to end life says now 'doesn't seem like the right time'

The terminally ill Oregon newlywed who vowed to end her own life on Saturday might push back the deadline.

Karen & Chris' spooktacular Halloween wedding

It's our favorite week for spooky, gothic, and horror-themed weddings — it's HALLOWEEN WEEK! Today we've got a couple fully decked-out in Halloween colors, pumpkin cakes, a costume contest, and lots of Tim Burton. Don't miss the super gross-looking (but surely tasty) blood fountain.

MTA wants to cut down $520K tree felling fee

On Wednesday the Metropolitan Transportation Board put off a vote authorizing the payment, and an official said the authority wants the price chopped.

Democrats desperately seek funding for Domenic Recchia

Recchia appeared on a 'Red Alert List' of nine candidates needing a last-minute infusion of campaign cash.

Jenny Sedlis: Open the school turnaround toolbox

In a June speech, seeking to draw a contrast with his predecessor, Mayor de Blasio said his administration would close failing schools only after “applying all the tools we have.”

Fun, Cute and Super Chic Sailboat Engagement Shoot

The leaves may be falling all around us, (and we’ll have more about autumnal weddings next week!) but today’s post is a breath sea air in summertime. When Elizabeth first clapped eyes on Paige and Anthony’s romantic, windswept engagement shoot, she fell in love, (then she showed me, and I was head over heels too!), […]

Errol Louis: N.Y. voters, kept in the dark

Thanks to Gov. Cuomo, many thousands of New York residents will head to the polls next week with only a vague, fuzzy notion of the issues at stake, the differences between the candidates and the important decisions the state will confront in the next few years.

N.C. cheerleaders chant the N-word during team photo at football game (VIDEO)

A Friday night lights photo op turned ugly when a North Carolina high school cheerleading squad was overheard chanting the N-word and flashing a hand sign representing the racial slur.

Balloon a bust in manhunt for accused Pennsylvania cop-killer

Pennsylvania police hoped bringing in a surveillance balloon would help them bust accused cop-killer Eric Frein. But after just one day on the job, they concede the balloon was a bust.

Editorial: Call him Dollars Bill

The odor of pay-to-play politics is emanating from Mayor de Blasio’s City Hall.

Editorial: Sole of the city

A New Yorker who has indefatigably agitated for improving life in the five boroughs is set to be inducted Thursday into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame.

Ohio Army veteran fined for therapy ducks

For Darin Welker, PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress duck. But the Iraq War veteran will have to find another way to cope after the Ohio man was found guilty Wednesday of keeping farm animals within village limits in Coshocton County Municipal Court and fined $50 plus court costs, the Coshocton Tribune reported.

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