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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 »

May 29, 2015
Scammer Thieves Tricked Elderly Queens Couple: Cops

Scammer Thieves Tricked Elderly Queens Couple: Cops

A trio of thieves scammed their way into an elderly Queens couple's home, claiming they were from the hospital where... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Driver Cuts Past Stopped School Bus as Kids Board: Video

Driver Cuts Past Stopped School Bus as Kids Board: Video

A New Jersey driver was captured on dashcam video swerving around a stopped school bus while children were boarding,... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Summer Water Restrictions for 4 NJ Municipalities

Summer Water Restrictions for 4 NJ Municipalities

Ridgewood Water has announced summer water restrictions for four New Jersey municipalities. Read »

8 minutes ago
Observatory at One World Trade Center Opens to Public

Observatory at One World Trade Center Opens to Public

There's a new bird's eye view of the city. Watch »

3 hours ago
Laser Pointed at Planes Over Long Island: FAA

Laser Pointed at Planes Over Long Island: FAA

Several pilots have reported a green laser being pointed at their planes while they were in the air over Long Islan... Read »

3 hours ago
Fatal SI Roof Collapse Could Have Been Avoided: OSHA

Fatal SI Roof Collapse Could Have Been Avoided: OSHA

A demolition worker’s death at a Staten Island car dealership could have been avoided if his employer had complied... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Fatally Shot in Head on Staten Island: Police

Man Fatally Shot in Head on Staten Island: Police

Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the head on Staten Island Thursday. Read »

2 hours ago
Tattoo Ink Allergies May More Common Than Thought, Survey Suggests

Tattoo Ink Allergies May More Common Than Thought, Survey Suggests

A surprising number of people who get tattooed say they develop severe itching and swelling lasting for months or... Read »

May 29, 2015
At Least 20 Years in Prison Awaits Silk Road Founder

At Least 20 Years in Prison Awaits Silk Road Founder

Prosecutors are asking a Manhattan judge to sentence a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site... Read »

May 29, 2015
Man Wanted in 8 Armed Robberies in Brooklyn: Police

Man Wanted in 8 Armed Robberies in Brooklyn: Police

Police are looking for a man in connection to eight armed robberies in Brooklyn. Watch »

May 29, 2015
Man Named Bacon Arrested in Fight Over Sausage: Reports

Man Named Bacon Arrested in Fight Over Sausage: Reports

A man named Bacon was arrested after a dispute over someone taking the last piece of sausage in New Jersey, accordi... Read »

May 29, 2015
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 »

May 28, 2015
Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash: Police

Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash: Police

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run crash Thursday in the Bronx, according... 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 »

May 28, 2015
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... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Athletics Rally to Beat Yankees 5-4

Athletics Rally to Beat Yankees 5-4

Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Oakland Athl... Read »

May 29, 2015
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 »

May 28, 2015
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 »

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