Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are responding to an I-Team investigation which exposed an exploitation of a little known immigration law. Queens Family Court is recently slammed with cases of undocumented young men from the same part of India who some judges fear are illegally having themselves smuggled across the U.S. border knowing they can just head to family court and tell a story of abuse to get a shortcut to a green card. Now members of Congress tell NBC 4 New York that something needs to be done. I-Team Government Affairs reporter Melissa Russo has the story.
The I-Team has discovered several websites selling authentic-looking doctor notes that promise to get employees and students out of work or class because of make-believe illnesses. Read More
Hundreds of New York schools are paying more for classroom electronics and furniture than civilian shoppers would pay if they simply bought the identical items online, the I-Team has found. Read More
Criminal charges against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, could come later this month as a federal grand jury continues to hear evidence in the case, sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC 4 New York. Read More
The New York State Court System is calling on the federal government to close a loophole uncovered by an eight-month I-Team investigation. News 4 Government Affairs Reporter Melissa Russo reports.
A federal law intended to protect abused child victims of sex trafficking is being exploited as a shortcut to legal immigration status, Queens Family Court insiders charge. Read More
A fourth man is being questioned in connection with the federal investigation into three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS and carry out domestic attacks if they failed, law enforcement sources tell... Read More
A New Jersey Watchdog reporter is suing Gov. Chris Christie for expense records of nearly $800,000 charged to American Express credit cards for the travel costs of the governor’s state police security detail. Read More
Two legislative aides to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) have declined to answer questions in front of a federal grand jury probing the senator, citing the speech or debate clause of the U.S. Constitution, the New Jersey... Read More
Three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS and posted online messages about planting a bomb on Coney Island and shooting police officers were taken into custody during FBI terror raids Wednesday... Read More
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The Statue of Liberty reopened Saturday after a security scare forced thousands of tourists off Liberty Island on Friday.
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Police tranquilized and captured a coyote that was spotted wandering through lower Manhattan on Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.
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The weekend got off to a chilly start with freeze warnings throught the New York City suburbs, but the brisk weather was expected to give way to a mild and sunny afternoon with temperatures reaching as high as 60 degrees.
An 86-year-old New Jersey jewelry store owner was injured when he fought back against a violent robber who climbed over a glass display case to repeatedly punch the victim.