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Neurosurgery Professor Biking in Manhattan Killed by Hit-Run Driver in Stolen Car: Sources

Neurosurgery Professor Biking in Manhattan Killed by Hit-Run Driver in...

A 42-year-old neurological surgery professor at Cornell's premier brain and spine center in Manhattan was killed by a hit-and-run driver in a stolen car who then headed the wrong way on two busy streets and slammed into another vehicle head-on before fleeing the scene on foot,... Read »

3 hours ago
Warning Issued After Measles Case Confirmed in NJ

Warning Issued After Measles Case Confirmed in NJ

Health officials in New Jersey are issuing a measles warning after they say a person confirmed to have the highly... Read »

38 minutes ago
Christie Calls for End to Common Core in New Jersey

Christie Calls for End to Common Core in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie is backing away from the use of Common Core school standards, saying the system isn't working... Read »

3 hours ago
Many Knife Arrests in NYC, Few Convictions

Many Knife Arrests in NYC, Few Convictions

Freddie Gray, who died in the custody of Baltimore, Maryland, police last month, sparking riots that engulfed the... Read »

12 minutes ago
2 Wanted in McDonald's Attack Captured on Video

2 Wanted in McDonald's Attack Captured on Video

Police are searching for two men caught on surveillance video sucker-punching and kicking another man inside a Hobo... Read »

25 minutes ago
CDC: 150 Possibly Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim

CDC: 150 Possibly Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim

Federal and state health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who... Read »

2 hours ago
NY Hospital Performs Procedure to Create Thumb for Baby Born Without

NY Hospital Performs Procedure to Create Thumb for Baby Born Without

A 1-year-old baby born without a thumb will soon be able to grab things with his right hand for the first time than... Read »

2 hours ago
Flooding Rains Strand Drivers Amid Another Bout of Storms

Flooding Rains Strand Drivers Amid Another Bout of Storms

Police said drivers had to be rescued from flooded roads in New Jersey as much of the tri-state area buckled down... Read »

2 minutes ago
Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Conn. Home

Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Conn. Home

Fire officials are warning residents to be careful charging their devices after a cellphone ignited a bed and pillow... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Accused of Taking Photos of Boy, 8, in Hibachi Bathroom

Man Accused of Taking Photos of Boy, 8, in Hibachi Bathroom

Police have arrested a man who allegedly took photos of an 8-year-old boy in the bathroom of a Long Island restaura... Read »

3 hours ago
Woman Indicted for Allegedly Mowing Down Love Rival With Car

Woman Indicted for Allegedly Mowing Down Love Rival With Car

Police are looking for the driver who fled the scene after striking and killing a 37-year-old woman crossing a Yonk... Read »

6 hours ago
Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges... Read »

2 hours ago
Millionaire Mom Sentenced to 18 Years in Son's Hotel Poisoning Death

Millionaire Mom Sentenced to 18 Years in Son's Hotel Poisoning Death

A millionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur found guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the death of her 8-year-old... Read »

2 hours ago
Food Critic Josh Ozersky Drowned During Seizure: Medical Examiner

Food Critic Josh Ozersky Drowned During Seizure: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner's office says food critic Josh Ozersky, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room... Read »

4 hours ago
Former NY Gov. George Pataki Announces Presidential Bid

Former NY Gov. George Pataki Announces Presidential Bid

Former New York Gov. George Pataki announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday,... Read »

6 hours ago
WATCH: News 4 New York

WATCH: News 4 New York

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55 minutes ago
Lindsay Lohan's Probation Ends After 11th-Hour NYC Community Service Bonanza

Lindsay Lohan's Probation Ends After 11th-Hour NYC Community Service...

Lindsay Lohan doubled up on community service jobs while in New York City in order to complete the hours required to... Read »

6 hours ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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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
San Juan Mayor: NYC Cabbie Wouldn't Take Me to Hotel in Bronx

San Juan Mayor: NYC Cabbie Wouldn't Take Me to Hotel in Bronx

The mayor of San Juan says a New York City taxi driver would not take her to the Bronx during her trip to the Big... Read »

5 hours ago

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