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9/11 First Responder Hits $5 Million Lottery Jackpot

9/11 First Responder Hits $5 Million Lottery Jackpot

An FDNY firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 terror attacks then had to retire three years later because of the toll it took on his body just hit the lottery. Watch »

6 hours ago
Speeding SUV Crashes Into Car, Kills Mom, 10-Year-Old Daughter: Cops

Speeding SUV Crashes Into Car, Kills Mom, 10-Year-Old Daughter: Cops

A 42-year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter died in a crash near the Long Island Expressway in Queens... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NYPD on Heightened Alert for July 4th

NYPD on Heightened Alert for July 4th

Police in New York City are on heightened alert ahead of the July 4th holiday, but officials emphasize it's only... Read »

9 minutes ago
Escaped Murderer Aimed Shotgun at Agents: Authorities

Escaped Murderer Aimed Shotgun at Agents: Authorities

In his final moments, escaped murderer Richard Matt aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at Border Patrol agents before they... Read »

2 hours ago
Video: Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

Video: Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes... Watch »

2 hours ago
New Devices Put Key Fob Car Owners at Risk for Theft

New Devices Put Key Fob Car Owners at Risk for Theft

High-tech thieves are using new devices like electronic key fobs and code duplicators to break into cars without... Read »

3 hours ago
Pricey NYC Restaurant Settles Wage Violation Complaint

Pricey NYC Restaurant Settles Wage Violation Complaint

One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Crushed, Killed by 800-Pound Slabs of Quartzite: Police

Man Crushed, Killed by 800-Pound Slabs of Quartzite: Police

A Long Island man has been killed in a grisly industrial accident. Read »

4 hours ago
Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Police in a New Jersey township say they've made an arrest in an apparent bias attack that left a man lying on the... Read »

3 hours ago
Mom Sent Dad Photo of Kidnapped Baby With Knife to Throat: Cops

Mom Sent Dad Photo of Kidnapped Baby With Knife to Throat: Cops

A Bronx mother sent a photo of her 7-month-old child with a knife to his throat and other disturbing text messages... Read »

5 hours ago
Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-State

Where to Catch the Fireworks Across the Tri-State

If you're looking for the best place to watch fireworks this year, you'll have a wide variety of options. Read »

4 hours ago
NYC Mailman's Scheme Delivers $1M in Bogus Tax Refunds: Feds

NYC Mailman's Scheme Delivers $1M in Bogus Tax Refunds: Feds

A mail carrier was arrested Thursday on charges he stole over $1 million through a scheme that delivered bogus tax... Read »

4 hours ago
Twin Uses Sister's ID to Open Credit Cards, Spends $12K: Police

Twin Uses Sister's ID to Open Credit Cards, Spends $12K: Police

State police allege a 28-year-old Long Island woman used her twin sister's Social Security number to open several... Read »

5 hours ago
89-Year-Old Accidentally Strikes, Kills Friend, 90, With Car: PD

89-Year-Old Accidentally Strikes, Kills Friend, 90, With Car: PD

An 89-year-old woman died after accidentally being struck by her 90-year-old friend who was helping her move her car... Read »

6 hours ago
Cat Saved From Engine After 28-Mile Ride to Chocolate Plant

Cat Saved From Engine After 28-Mile Ride to Chocolate Plant

An orange and white cat survived a 28-mile journey in the engine of a pickup truck a Mars Chocolate North America... Read »

6 hours ago
WATCH LIVE: News 4 New York

WATCH LIVE: News 4 New York

NBC 4 New York streams live at 7 p.m. every weekday. Read »

16 minutes ago
Killed Prison Escapee Pointed Gun at Police: Authorities

Killed Prison Escapee Pointed Gun at Police: Authorities

Federal authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot Richard Matt opened fire on the escaped... Read »

6 hours ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about crime... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

Activists set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park that memorializes thousands of Revolutionary War heroes... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015

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