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Newark Passenger Evaluated for Ebola as Precaution: Sources

Newark Passenger Evaluated for Ebola as Precaution: Sources

Medical workers at University Hospital in Newark have isolated a sick passenger who landed at Newark Liberty Airport from Brussels and are evaluating him "as if he has Ebola" out of extreme caution, sources tell NBC 4 New York. Watch »

21 minutes ago
Board Votes to Suspend Sayreville Football Coaches

Board Votes to Suspend Sayreville Football Coaches

The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has... Watch »

38 minutes ago
Sloppy Days Ahead as Nor'easter Winds Through Tri-State

Sloppy Days Ahead as Nor'easter Winds Through Tri-State

Residents and commuters in the tri-state area are in for a soggy couple of days as a slow-moving nor’easter... Read »

44 minutes ago
Drug Suspect Asks Cops to Check on Sleeping Son: NYPD

Drug Suspect Asks Cops to Check on Sleeping Son: NYPD

A Queens man caught with marijuana when he was pulled over asked the officers arresting him to check on... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Pet Bobcat on Loose After Escape From NJ Home -- Again

Pet Bobcat on Loose After Escape From NJ Home -- Again

A pet bobcat escaped from its Jersey Shore home for at least the third time this year, a little more than a... Read »

15 minutes ago
NJ Transit Mulls Lawsuit Against Mobster's Family

NJ Transit Mulls Lawsuit Against Mobster's Family

New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to legal battle with a mobster's family over a land deal. Read »

2 hours ago
Ex-Teacher Charged With 30 Counts of Rape

Ex-Teacher Charged With 30 Counts of Rape

A former Catholic school teacher and basketball coach has been accused of having sexual contact with a... Read »

34 minutes ago
Man on Fire Runs Into Brooklyn Street: Witnesses

Man on Fire Runs Into Brooklyn Street: Witnesses

A man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after fire officials responded to a "small fire" in... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
#NYC2050: Climate Change in NYC

#NYC2050: Climate Change in NYC

NBC 4 New York & WNYC Radio explore how climate change will affect the New York of tomorrow Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Man Arrested After Report of Gas Station Abduction

Man Arrested After Report of Gas Station Abduction

Authorities say they've arrested a man after investigating a report of an abduction at an upstate gas station. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video planting a suspicious device with a... Watch »

4 hours ago
FDNY's Dispatch Systems

FDNY's Dispatch Systems "Unacceptably Flawed": Probe

The city Department of Investigation said Tuesday that it found significant flaws in the FDNY's ambulance... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Long Island School Turns Bus Terminal Into Classroom

Long Island School Turns Bus Terminal Into Classroom

Hempstead High School on Long Island is dealing with overcrowded classes. So school officials are turning to an old... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
No Bias in NJ Football Team's Banana Prank: Agency

No Bias in NJ Football Team's Banana Prank: Agency

The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey says there was insufficient proof that a high school... Read »

2 hours ago
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

Members and associates of one of New York's legendary crime families used check cashing businesses and a... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Girl Beaten, Killed For Refusing to Eat Diaper: Source

Girl Beaten, Killed For Refusing to Eat Diaper: Source

Police say the 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old girl allegedly beaten to death by her stepfather at a... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Newburgh Schools Support Casino Plan

Newburgh Schools Support Casino Plan

On Tuesday, the Newburgh City School District voiced its support for building a casino that could generate... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Four Bystanders Hit in Shootout Outside Nightclub: NYPD

Four Bystanders Hit in Shootout Outside Nightclub: NYPD

Police are looking for the two men they say hit four bystanders while shooting at one another outside a... Watch »

23 minutes ago
Apps to Alert Jaywalkers, Sleepy Drivers Win Contest

Apps to Alert Jaywalkers, Sleepy Drivers Win Contest

An app that would alert pedestrians when they’re about to cross a street against a signal and another one that... Read »

Oct 21, 2014

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