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2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital
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2 U.S. Marshals in Village Gun Battle Released From Hospital

Two U.S. Marshals wounded in the Greenwich Village gun battle with a California fugitive who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy have been released from the hospital, authorities tell NBC 4 New York. An NYPD detective remains hospitalized following... Watch »

50 minutes ago
Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery

Police are looking for two men who followed an 18-year-old woman into a Brooklyn apartment building elevator,... Watch »

30 minutes ago
Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

Teen, 16, Accused of Killing Teen, 17, With Punch to Head

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy faces reckless manslaughter charges for allegedly punching a 17-year-old boy in... Watch »

50 minutes ago
Shocking Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

Shocking Book Returned to NYC Library After 50 Years

A library book shocking enough to make any mild-mannered bookworm blush has made its way back to the New York Public... Watch »

49 minutes ago
Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape

Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who is seen in surveillance video ripping a chain off... Read »

3 hours ago
Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

Woman Finds Wedding Dress Lost in Sandy

When a Staten Island dry cleaners was destroyed by Sandy, the only item to survive was Nicole Pagliaro's... Read »

47 minutes ago
3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

3 Kids Hurt in Brooklyn Apartment Building Blaze

Three young children were injured, one of them critically, when flames erupted at an eight-story apartment building... Read »

4 hours ago
Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

Woman Forgives Husband After Baby Left in Hot Car Dies

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she... Read »

6 hours ago
NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

NJ Gas Main Break Shuts Down Port Terminal

A gas main break in New Jersey has shut down a cargo terminal in a busy port area and crews are working to turn off... Watch »

4 hours ago
Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA

The mother of two who was killed in her Long Island home Sunday was stabbed to death, police say. Watch »

46 minutes ago
Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

Ex-Councilman Convicted in Mayoral Ballot Bribe Case

A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former city Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a... Read »

5 hours ago
Christie Planning August Swing Through South

Christie Planning August Swing Through South

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel... Read »

5 hours ago
Murder Charges in Death of Mount Vernon Grandma

Murder Charges in Death of Mount Vernon Grandma

Police charged a Mount Vernon man with murder Tuesday in the death of a beloved 85-year-old grandmother whose... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

Girl Pleads Guilty in Facebook Death Threat Case

A northern New Jersey teenager accused of threatening another girl online has pleaded guilty to cyber harassment. Read »

6 hours ago
Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

A resident in northern New Jersey got a scare after waking up and finding a black bear in the kitchen. Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

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

Sep 10, 2012
NYC Schools Facing Start Time Controversy

NYC Schools Facing Start Time Controversy

Hundreds of city schools could have new start times this fall, and that means thousands of parents and... Watch »

58 minutes ago
2-Year-Old Double Amputee Still

2-Year-Old Double Amputee Still "Got It" After Viral Success

When 2-year-old Kayden Kinckle took his first steps on prosthetic legs, he didn’t want help. Read »

52 minutes ago
I-Team: Welfare Problem Could Have Grave Human and Financial Costs

I-Team: Welfare Problem Could Have Grave Human and Financial Costs

Melissa Russo has more on a problem with New York City’s welfare system that could have a devastating... Watch »

2 hours ago
Guards Accused of Smuggling Cocaine, Oxy Into Rikers

Guards Accused of Smuggling Cocaine, Oxy Into Rikers

Prosecutors have charged two city correction officers with smuggling cocaine and oxycodone into Rikers Island. Read »

Jul 29, 2014
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