New York local news

"Shmoney Dance" Rapper Tied to Violent Gang: NYPD

The up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda was part of a gang that allegedly sold drugs, dealt guns and committed violent crimes, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said in a news conference Thursday detailing the investigation that led to his arrest. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

One of the seven suspects seen on a YouTube clip allegedly attacking two NYPD officers during Saturday night's... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
WATCH: Masked Men Smash, Grab $250K in Jewelry

WATCH: Masked Men Smash, Grab $250K in Jewelry

Police have released security video of two suspects in a brazen daylight smash-and-grab at a Brooklyn jewelry store... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Fire Destroys Businesses on Coney Island

Fire Destroys Businesses on Coney Island

A three-alarm fire tore through a commercial building near Coney Island's famed Luna Park Thursday evening... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Lawyers Claim Court Officers Are on a

Lawyers Claim Court Officers Are on a "Slowdown"

Judges, lawyers and taxpayers who visit certain Manhattan courthouses say court officers are trying to make a... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Queens Fire Forces 24 Families Out of Homes

Queens Fire Forces 24 Families Out of Homes

A massive wind-whipped fire ripped through a Queens apartment building Thursday evening, causing subway delays on... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
NYC Charity Asking for More Holiday Coat Donations

NYC Charity Asking for More Holiday Coat Donations

New Yorkers in urgent need of more than 100,000 coats this holiday season have so far gotten donations of only... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
NJ Transgender Student Wins Right to Use Boys Restroom

NJ Transgender Student Wins Right to Use Boys Restroom

A transgender student in New Jersey says his school will allow him to use the boys room after a petition he created... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Amber Alert Issued After Abduction of New York Boy

Amber Alert Issued After Abduction of New York Boy

An Amber Alert has been issued in New York after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in the eastern part of... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Man Arrested in Murders of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Man Arrested in Murders of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the killings of a man and a woman whose bodies were... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
NJ Woman Accused of Pointing Rifle at Children

NJ Woman Accused of Pointing Rifle at Children

A 35-year-old woman has been accused of pointing a rifle at several children after getting into an argument with... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
US-Cuba Deal May Bring Tupac's Fugitive Aunt Back to NJ

US-Cuba Deal May Bring Tupac's Fugitive Aunt Back to NJ

New Jersey State Police hope that the U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba will help bring... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
NY AG Orders Walmart, Amazon to Stop Selling Toy Guns

NY AG Orders Walmart, Amazon to Stop Selling Toy Guns

New York's attorney general wants retailers to stop selling toy guns that are nearly indistinguishable from real... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
9 Arrested in Heroin Ring That Ran Through Craigslist

9 Arrested in Heroin Ring That Ran Through Craigslist

Nine people have been arrested on drug and other charges in connection with an investigation that began on Long... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
De Blasio's Approval Rating Dips After Eric Garner Decision: Poll

De Blasio's Approval Rating Dips After Eric Garner Decision: Poll

A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating is slipping in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
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
Short-Handed Knicks Fall to Bulls 103-97

Short-Handed Knicks Fall to Bulls 103-97

Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 Thursday night in... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
North Korea Behind Sony Hack: U.S. Officials

North Korea Behind Sony Hack: U.S. Officials

Sony Pictures has canceled the planned Christmas Day release of its film "The Interview" amid threats... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
NJ Among Least Prepared for Disease Outbreak: Study

NJ Among Least Prepared for Disease Outbreak: Study

A new report finds that New Jersey is among the states least prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Feds Sue NYC Over Violence Against Rikers Youth

Feds Sue NYC Over Violence Against Rikers Youth

Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department... Read »

Dec 18, 2014

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news team in-studio and in the field. Send us your interesting photos with #NBC4NY. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out