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NJ Cop in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Wrecked Patrol Car in 2009

NJ Cop in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Wrecked Patrol Car in 2009

The New Jersey police officer who hit a tractor-trailer head-on on a Staten Island highway last week, killing a fellow officer and friend and critically injuring a third cop, had wrecked his patrol car while on duty in at least one other accident, NBC 4 New York has learned. Read »

3 hours ago
Third American Killed in Germanwings Crash ID'd New Yorker's Son

Third American Killed in Germanwings Crash ID'd New Yorker's Son

One of the three Americans killed when a co-pilot of a German jet crashed into the French Alps was the son of a New... Read »

2 hours ago
Boy Allegedly Brings Gun to His Long Island Elementary School

Boy Allegedly Brings Gun to His Long Island Elementary School

Police on Long Island are investigating after an 11-year-old boy allegedly brought a handgun to his elementary scho... Read »

6 hours ago
Mom of 1st Grader Dragged by 8th Graders At NYC School to Sue

Mom of 1st Grader Dragged by 8th Graders At NYC School to Sue

The mother of one of the first graders who was dragged across the floor by older students at a Queens School plans... Watch »

4 hours ago
9 Students Arrested in Videotaped Brawl: Police

9 Students Arrested in Videotaped Brawl: Police

Police on Long Island say they've arrested nine students in a large off-campus brawl earlier this month in which... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Delays at Port Authority After Pedestrian Killed in Bus Accident

Delays at Port Authority After Pedestrian Killed in Bus Accident

Extensive delays are expected at Port Authority Bus Terminal as police investigate a bus accident inside the facili... Read »

1 minute ago
Witness Describes Building Explosion

Witness Describes Building Explosion

David Hollands describes what he heard and saw during the building explosion in the East Village. Watch »

2 hours ago
A Photo Guide Through New York Like No Other

A Photo Guide Through New York Like No Other

A new book of photos by legendary photographer Weegee shows what industrialized, pre-gentrified New York looked like... Read »

2 hours ago
Woman Hit, Killed by Truck on Long Island

Woman Hit, Killed by Truck on Long Island

A 74-year-old Queens woman was killed Thursday after she was hit by a truck on Long Island, according to police. Read »

48 minutes ago
12 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

12 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion... Read »

9 minutes ago
Long Island Police Department Is 1st in State to Fully Adopt Body Cameras

Long Island Police Department Is 1st in State to Fully Adopt Body Came...

The Freeport, New York, Police Department announced Thursday that it will equip its entire uniformed police force... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Uber Driver Robbed in Coney Island: Police

Uber Driver Robbed in Coney Island: Police

Police are looking for two men suspected of threatening and taking a cell phone from an Uber driver in Brooklyn. Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Man Shoots, Kills Construction Worker in Connecticut

Man Shoots, Kills Construction Worker in Connecticut

A man shot and killed a construction worker moments after showing up at a construction site to ask for a job in... Read »

4 hours ago

20th Century New York City: Before and After

Twentieth century photographs taken by photojournalist, Weegee, whose real name was Arthur Fellig, compared to the... View »

5 hours ago
Jersey Shore Pier Torn Apart by Sandy to Be Rebuilt

Jersey Shore Pier Torn Apart by Sandy to Be Rebuilt

he New Jersey shore amusement pier that became an image of Sandy when the storm knocked its roller coaster into the... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Cars Mysteriously Break Down After Filling Up

Cars Mysteriously Break Down After Filling Up

Drivers filling up their tanks at a New Jersey gas station say their cars are getting damaged and they suspect it... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015
NJ Man Accused of Enticing Girl Online While Posing as Singer

NJ Man Accused of Enticing Girl Online While Posing as Singer

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man posed as a famous singer online to entice a girl overseas to engage in... Read »

3 hours ago
$58 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in NYC

$58 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in NYC

A jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket was sold Tuesday in Manhattan, lottery officials say. Read »

Mar 26, 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 »

Sep 10, 2012

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