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Feb 4, 2015 Share

"Swatting" 911 Recordings Reveal Voices Behind Twisted Pranks

Prank 911 callers draw dozens of police officers to hotels, homes or stores by claiming violent episodes are underway, startling unsuspecting civilians and wasting law enforcement resources, in what has become a national phenomenon... Read More

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Feb 2, 2015 Share
Hundreds Complain About Cold Classrooms in NYC Schools

Hundreds Complain About Cold Classrooms in NYC Schools

The number of people who call 311 each year to complain about lacking heat in city schools is going up, NBC 4 New York's I-Team has found, and the chilly classroom conditions could be in violation of state constitution. Read More

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Jan 30, 2015 Share
Skelos Responds to Report He's Under Investigation

Skelos Responds to Report He's Under Investigation

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is fighting back against NBC 4 New York’s report that he is under investigation. Government Affairs Reporter Melissa Russo reports.

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Jan 29, 2015 Share
NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

Federal investigators are looking into state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' sources of income, according to people familiar with the investigation. Read More

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Jan 22, 2015 Share
Construction, History Scrutinized After NJ Inferno

Construction, History Scrutinized After NJ Inferno

Officials and experts are questioning whether a certain type of home construction helped fuel the massive blaze that ripped through the luxury apartment complex in New Jersey, displacing hundreds of residents. Read More

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Jan 22, 2015 Share
Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges and is accused of using his position in the state legislature to collect millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, according to a... Read More

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Jan 13, 2015 Share
Luxury NYC Spa Shut Down by Health Department

Luxury NYC Spa Shut Down by Health Department

The newly opened luxury Spa Castle in Manhattan was shut down by the city Health Department Tuesday after investigators found it was operating without a permit and had no approved safety plan, NBC 4 New York has learned. Read More

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Jan 11, 2015 Share
Rivers Clinic Part of Network With Regulatory Troubles

Rivers Clinic Part of Network With Regulatory Troubles

The company that provides management services to Yorkville Endoscopy Center, the facility that treated Joan Rivers and was found to have lapses after she died, also manages other New York-area surgery centers that have failed... Read More

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Dec 26, 2014 Share
Drone, Airplane Encounters Becoming More Common

Drone, Airplane Encounters Becoming More Common

NBC New York first told you about several close calls between drones and commercial flights approaching JFK Airport. Now, the I-Team has learned these incidents are becoming more common. Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst reports.

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Dec 18, 2014 Share
Lawyers Claim Court Officers Are on a

Lawyers Claim Court Officers Are on a "Slowdown"

Judges, lawyers and taxpayers who visit certain Manhattan courthouses say court officers are trying to make a statement during a contract negotiation by slowing down public access to courts. Read More

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