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Meatpacking District »

Nicholas Brooks Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Killing Sylvie Cachay

The victim's father called the convicted killer a "sewer rat," according to reports.

Meatpacking District »

Boyfriend of Sylvie Cachay Found Guilty in Soho House Murder

Nicholas Brooks, 27, faces life in prison after being convicted Thursday in the murder of Sylvie Cachay.

Prospect Park South »

Father of Drowned High School Student Blasts Class Trip

The father of 16-year-old Jean Fritz Pierre said his son wasn't a strong swimmer.

Far Rockaway »

Discovery of Body in the Rockaways Sparks Homicide Investigation, Cops Say

The victim, who was found near Beach 13th Street, had two gunshot wounds to the head, police said Friday.

University Heights »

Bronx Dad Charged With Murder After Allegedly Drowning His 5-Year-Old Son

Leonardo Espinal is also accused of poisoning his 7-year-old daughter.

University Heights »

Bronx Dad Awaiting Charges for Allegedly Drowning Son, Poisoning Daughter

Leonardo Espinal, 47, was awaiting charges for allegedly drowning his 5-year-old son on Nov. 7.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

SI Couple Killed During Sandy Were 'Friendliest Souls,' Neighbors Say

Marie and Walter Colborne, who died during Hurricane Sandy, were "always together," neighbors said.

Astoria »

City Councilman Rescues Two Girls at Jersey Shore Beach

City Councilman Peter Vallone and his brothers saw two girls in trouble on the Jersey Shore.

Flushing »

5-Year-Old Boy Rescued from Queens Pool

A lifeguard worked quickly to save a 5-year-old boy from drowning in Flushing.

Concord »

4-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Staten Island Pool

Christos Voulkoudis was pronounced dead at North Shore University Hospital, police said.

Far Rockaway »

Teen Swimmer Drowns Near Far Rockaway Despite Rescue Efforts

Akeem Craig, 14, died in the waters near Beach 19th Street and Seagirt Boulevard.

Brooklyn Heights »

Man's Body Found Along Brooklyn Heights Bank of East River

Police pulled a man in his 30s out of the river after calls reported his body floating in the water.

New Brighton »

Family Struggles to Understand Why the Staten Island Teen Drowned

Family said that Vaughan Mitchell, 15, was afraid of water and never learned how to swim.

East Harlem »

15-Year-Old Who Died in Harlem River Mourned by Classmates

Justin Smith, 15, died Saturday after slipping off a guardrail and falling into the Harlem River.

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