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Feb 9, 2015 Share
Hackers Can Take Control of Cars From 3,000 Miles Away

Hackers Can Take Control of Cars From 3,000 Miles Away

With thousands of new cars and trucks equipped with factory-installed Wi-Fi, hackers have lots of new targets on the road. An I-Team investigation found it is already possible to use Wi-Fi to control key electronics of vehicles... Read More

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Feb 4, 2015 Share
Metro-North Crash Site Flagged in Past

Metro-North Crash Site Flagged in Past

Tuesday's fiery crash was the second time in Metro-North Railroad's history that people on board a train died as a result of a collision or a derailment. Pei-Sze Cheng reports

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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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Nov 11, 2014 Share
Women Panhandling With Babies Swap Kids, Refuse Help

Women Panhandling With Babies Swap Kids, Refuse Help

A group of women is using infants and toddlers to panhandle on the streets and subway platforms of Manhattan in what appears to be a coordinated effort, and they consistently refuse city services that could help them, an NBC 4 New... 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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