The I-Team's Jonathan Vigliotti went undercover to see which lifeguards were keeping an eye out on safety, and which ones were distracted by their phones or friends.
An investigation by NBC 4 New York's partners at WNYC shows that it's not uncommon for low-level arrests to spiral dangerously out of control – in some cases leaving people accused of minor offenses seriously hurt. Chris Glorioso reports.
The de Blasio administration says nine out of 10 people kicked off welfare in the past year were wrongly terminated with tragic consequences, including homelessness. The I-Team has learned New York City faces state penalties unless the system is fixed. Former Mayor Bloomberg’s welfare chief defends the record, and warns de Blasio’s policies will cause welfare caseload and unemployment to soar. Melissa Russo reports.
The I-Team has obtained a 911 recording from inside the 24-hour pharmacy where a Jersey City cop was ambushed. The dramatic audio shows the tension and confusion the night Melvin Santiago was shot and killed. Chris Glorioso reports.
Two months after NBC 4 New York's I-Team found that utilities were keeping locations of natural gas leaks secret from the public, one gas company is reversing course. Read More
When Michelle Fusaro was choosing a camp for her 4-year-old daughter, she assumed that the staff had been screened for criminal records. So she was shocked when she learned that many camps in New Jersey, where she lives, were cited... Read More
Sen. Robert Menendez has spent more than $250,000 on his legal defense in the last three months, according to filings made public Tuesday. Read More
Two weeks after exposing drivers using phony placards to avoid meter fees and tickets on Staten Island, the I-Team's Tom Llamas finds city Corrections Department employees doing the same thing outside a jail in Boreum Hill.
Budget cuts and tight resources plague Newark public schools, but even in these tough economic times, the Newark Public Schools District has approved tens of thousands of dollars a month in spending on takeout food and catering. Read More
There is no credible evidence that Cuban government agents hatched a smear campaign to try to link U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to an underage prostitution scandal, government officials tell NBC 4 New York. Read More
Police are looking for three robbers they say pinned a clerk to the ground at a Brooklyn store Wednesday evening and then stole a safe containing $30,000.
The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has stepped forward and may soon be reunited with the dog, according to veterinary office caring for the wounded pooch.
Police in New Jersey are investigating another rash of luxury car thefts they say were entirely preventable.
A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl.
The dog found in an abandoned Long Island house with fur so thick and matted it could barely walk has been adopted, officials say, and a $2,000 reward is being offered for information about the person who neglected the pooch.
A person was shot at a train station in New Jersey Friday morning, police say.