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Potential Heat Wave Ahead for Tri-State
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Potential Heat Wave Ahead for Tri-State

Tuesday marks the first day of a potential heat wave for the tri-state, with the air outside expected to feel like 95 to 100 degrees in urban areas, Storm Team 4 says. Watch »

2 hours ago
Man Drives Off With $150K Cash ATM Workers Forgot on Lawn: Cops

Man Drives Off With $150K Cash ATM Workers Forgot on Lawn: Cops

Police say a man drove off with a bag filled with $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATM... Read »

5 minutes ago
Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a subway rider in a dispute over a seat on the train. Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Principal's Suicide, Forged Tests Rock Promising NYC School

Principal's Suicide, Forged Tests Rock Promising NYC School

Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's... Read »

54 minutes ago
Burglar on Bike Breaks into NJ Homes: Police

Burglar on Bike Breaks into NJ Homes: Police

A homeless man dubbed by police as the bicycle burglar is wanted in a series of overnight break-ins in several New... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Authorities Seize 2,000 Bags of Synthetic Pot in NYC

Authorities Seize 2,000 Bags of Synthetic Pot in NYC

New York City authorities have seized more than 2,000 bags of synthetic marijuana along a commercial stretch of... Read »

2 hours ago
Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45

A cellphone video showing a limousine driver texting while transporting 45 people to the Hamptons, just one day... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Despite Latino Pope, U.S. Hispanics Still Attracted to Evangelicalism

Despite Latino Pope, U.S. Hispanics Still Attracted to Evangelicalism

As millions of Catholics throughout the country await Pope Francis’s first U.S. visit this September, the steady... Read »

2 hours ago
Upstate NY Teens Set Train Car in Motion, Causing Station Crash: Police

Upstate NY Teens Set Train Car in Motion, Causing Station Crash:...

Police say a 13-year-old boy playing on a freight car caused it to break loose, setting off a chain-reaction... Read »

53 minutes ago
'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo

'Third-World' LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt: Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo introduced a plan Monday to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia Airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub... Watch »

3 hours ago
Feds Urge Cuomo, Christie to Discuss New Tunnel

Feds Urge Cuomo, Christie to Discuss New Tunnel

Federal officials have called on governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie to speed up talks on replacing the aging... Read »

2 hours ago
Prison Employee Accused of Helping 2 Killers Escape to Appear in Court

Prison Employee Accused of Helping 2 Killers Escape to Appear in Court

A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke... Read »

19 minutes ago
WATCH: Van Flips at End of Philadelphia-Area Police Chase

WATCH: Van Flips at End of Philadelphia-Area Police Chase

A two-hour long police chase came to an end when the suspect's vehicle flipped over in South Philadelphia. The chase Watch »

2 hours ago
NJ Church Group to Sleep at Philly Zoo for Pope Visit

NJ Church Group to Sleep at Philly Zoo for Pope Visit

While some people are spending as much as $600 a night at hotels for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated visit to... Watch »

2 hours ago
Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

Woman Escaping Coyotes Gets Stuck in Tree for Hours

A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey got stuck in a tree for nearly five... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
EMT, 22,  Killed in Crash on Last Day of Work Mourned

EMT, 22, Killed in Crash on Last Day of Work Mourned

Family and friends are mourning a 22-year-old New Jersey EMT who was killed on what was supposed to be her last day... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
3 Lanes Blocked on Long Island Expressway; Heavy Delays Expected

3 Lanes Blocked on Long Island Expressway; Heavy Delays Expected

A crash is causing heavy delays on the Long Island Expressway Tuesday morning in Queens. Read »

4 hours ago
5,000-Pound Tree Impales Home, Traps Sleeping Woman in Bed

5,000-Pound Tree Impales Home, Traps Sleeping Woman in Bed

A woman was pinned under a 2 1/2-ton tree for two hours after it came crashing through her Long Island bedroom while... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
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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