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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 for yet another bout of stormy weather fueled by a wave of heat, haze and humidity that has smothered the area for the last several days. Watch »

2 hours ago
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... Watch »

2 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 »

May 28, 2015
Man Raped Woman Walking on Bronx Street: NYPD

Man Raped Woman Walking on Bronx Street: NYPD

Police are searching for an alleged rapist who attacked a woman on a Bronx street early Wednesday morning. Watch »

23 minutes ago
Rutgers Football Player Dismissed After Arrest

Rutgers Football Player Dismissed After Arrest

Rutgers University in New Jersey has dismissed a football player from the team who was arrested on a robbery charge... Read »

16 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
Brooklyn Teacher Awarded Prestigious Fishman Prize

Brooklyn Teacher Awarded Prestigious Fishman Prize

Students joined Stephanie Sun "Miss Sunshine"'s family and friends at Achievement First Brownsville Middle... 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 »

55 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... Watch »

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... Watch »

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... Watch »

2 hours 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 »

3 hours 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 »

3 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 »

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 »

5 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... Watch »

2 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 »

5 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 »

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

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