It’s easy these days to spot people smoking electronic cigarettes – the battery-powered, pen-sized inhalers marketed as cleaner alternatives to their traditional tobacco-packed counterparts. Read More
One of the busiest drug counseling centers in New York schedules unnecessary and sometimes unproductive appointments for its clients, inflating the Medicaid bills that get passed along to the taxpayer, former clients and employees... Read More
New York’s Medicaid program has always been intended to help low income patients afford medically necessary treatments, but billing records suggest millions of public health dollars have paid for cosmetic procedures to... Read More
After an I-Team investigation found that children with special needs were being trapped on buses for more than two hours, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott is responding to the bus horror stories. Melissa Russo reports.
New York City parents say their children are spending hours on school buses that idle at closed schools and take lengthy detours to avoid tolls. Melissa Russo reports
A Nigerian terror suspect accused of trying to help al-Qaida in Yemen was flown to New York to appear Friday in a federal courtroom. Lawal Babafemi is accused of training with members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and using... Read More
More rabid bats were found in New Jersey in 2012 than any other year on record, according to health officials. And after one family ran up thousands of dollars in medical bills following a scare with a rabid bat, NBC 4 New York learned that trapping the animals can be a lifesaver. Tom Llamas reports.
For-profit colleges promise "outstanding job placement" and "exciting careers," but some who end up enrolling -- often immigrants and low-income students -- say they leave with nothing more than debt. Read More
An I-Team analysis of United Water deals shows the private company avoids paying for expensive underground pipes. Read More
Personal medical information most people assume would never leave their doctor’s office may be on sale to anyone who has the cash, the I-Team has found. Read More
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Donations to the New Jersey waitress who claimed she received an anti-gay note instead of a tip at the restaurant where she worked are being refunded after her story was questioned, NBC 4 New York has learned.
An emotionally disturbed man set off panic inside a subway train when he assaulted a woman, prompting a rider to pull the emergency brake, cell phone video shows.
A 10-year-old child managed to run and alert a neighbor when two robbers broke into a New Jersey home and tied up the homeowner with another young child inside, police say.
Fifteen people were hurt after a woman backed her car into a Trader Joe's on Long Island, authorities said.
North Korea says it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran from Palo Alto, Calif., detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country. North Korea said Saturday it has deported an elderly U.S....
The federal government has issued an emergency order requiring Metro-North to install two crew members at the controls of trains in areas with significant speed restrictions, following a deadly crash on a curve where the limit was...