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FAA Extends Ban on U.S. Flights to Israel as Conflict Rages

FAA Extends Ban on U.S. Flights to Israel as Conflict Rages

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of missile attacks following a rocket strike that forced the diversion of a passenger jet headed there from New York City and the subsequent 24-hour... Watch »

3 hours ago
Infants Get Herpes After Ritual Jewish Circumcisions: Officials

Infants Get Herpes After Ritual Jewish Circumcisions: Officials

Two more infants were diagnosed with herpes this month after undergoing ritual Jewish circumcisions, the Health... Read »

19 minutes ago
Hundreds Attend Wake for Man Who Died in Police Custody

Hundreds Attend Wake for Man Who Died in Police Custody

Hundreds of friends, family members and advocates are expected to gather in Brooklyn for the funeral of 43-year-old... Read »

22 minutes ago
Pizzeria Accused of Ripping Off Garden State Pkwy Logo

Pizzeria Accused of Ripping Off Garden State Pkwy Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the... Read »

5 minutes ago
3 Hurt When Truck Plows Into Grocery Store: FDNY

3 Hurt When Truck Plows Into Grocery Store: FDNY

At least three people were hurt when a truck plowed through the front of a grocery store in Queens Wednesday... Read »

32 minutes ago
Ex-Husband Convicted in Pig Mask Murder

Ex-Husband Convicted in Pig Mask Murder

Jurors have found a New Jersey man who stabbed his ex-wife 84 times and covered her face with a Halloween pig... Read »

2 hours ago
Kid's Store Robber Stabs Guards With Ice Pick: NYPD

Kid's Store Robber Stabs Guards With Ice Pick: NYPD

A robber slashed two security guards with an ice pick as he tried to get away with stolen merchandise at a Queens... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Feds Launch Bias Probe Into Newark School Plan

Feds Launch Bias Probe Into Newark School Plan

Federal officials are investigating after parents alleged that Newark's school re-organization plan discriminates... Read »

5 hours ago
Avonte's Law Up for Vote in City Council

Avonte's Law Up for Vote in City Council

The City Council is set to vote on a bill that would require audible alarms on doors in schools with special... Read »

4 hours ago
Woman Found Dead in Brooklyn Apartment: NYPD

Woman Found Dead in Brooklyn Apartment: NYPD

Police are investigating after a 25-year-old woman was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment with apparent head trauma... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Felton Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge

Felton Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge

Former Knicks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that... Read »

5 hours ago
Tot Found Locked in Car as Mom Shopped: Police

Tot Found Locked in Car as Mom Shopped: Police

A 35-year-old New York City woman has been arrested, accused of leaving her toddler in a locked car while she... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Man Knocked Over 65-Year-Old in Subway Station: NYPD

Man Knocked Over 65-Year-Old in Subway Station: NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect they say knocked a 65-year-old man to the ground and threw an unknown liquid at him... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
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
Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

Man Accused in Cold-Case Strangle Deaths of Nude Women

A 48-year-old married father of two has been charged in the strangling deaths of two women whose naked bodies... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Girl, 1, Found Unresponsive in Long Island Pool: Police

Girl, 1, Found Unresponsive in Long Island Pool: Police

A toddler is in serious condition at a Long Island hospital after she was found unresponsive in a family pool... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
WATCH: News 4 New York

WATCH: News 4 New York

NBC 4 New York streams live at 5 p.m. every weekday. Read »

2 hours ago
Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

Tree Falls in Brooklyn, Hits Man in Head: FDNY

A tree fell and struck a pedestrian in the head as he was walking in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, the FDNY says. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Will Fly to Tel Aviv to Show It's Safe

Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Will Fly to Tel Aviv to Show It's Safe

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is off to Israel to show flying over the embattled region is safe. Read »

Jul 23, 2014
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