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

2 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 »

3 hours 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 »

5 hours ago
Prototype for 1st Home Pregnancy Test Going to Auction

Prototype for 1st Home Pregnancy Test Going to Auction

The prototype for the first home pregnancy test is going on the auction block in New York City. Read »

41 minutes ago
Madoff Accountant Sentenced to Home Detention

Madoff Accountant Sentenced to Home Detention

A former accountant who certified fake financial records hiding Bernard Madoff's epic Ponzi scheme was sentenced on... Read »

45 minutes ago
Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie under indictment for their alleged roles in the George... Read »

48 minutes ago
NYC Cracks Down on Hot Dog Vendors Who Don't Post Prices

NYC Cracks Down on Hot Dog Vendors Who Don't Post Prices

Many hot dog vendors may soon find themselves in hot water with city officials for failing to post prices on their... Watch »

2 hours ago
Student Bullied, Called

Student Bullied, Called "Cancer Boy," Mom Alleges

A New Jersey woman is accusing the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional school district of allowing her 16-year-old... Read »

2 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 »

3 hours 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... Read »

3 hours ago
NY State Senator Probed Over Alleged $20K Car Bill to Taxpayers

NY State Senator Probed Over Alleged $20K Car Bill to Taxpayers

The Nassau County District Attorney's office has opened an investigation into whether a powerful local state senator... Read »

3 hours 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 »

4 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... Read »

5 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... Watch »

2 hours 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 »

6 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... Read »

5 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... Read »

May 28, 2015
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 »

5 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

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