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Tornado Kills NJ Couple at Virginia Campground
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Tornado Kills NJ Couple at Virginia Campground

A married couple from Jersey City was killed Wednesday and their three children were injured when a tornado ripped through a campground in Virginia, authorities said. Watch »

3 hours ago
Boy, 3, Drowns in Staten Island Day Care Pool: Police

Boy, 3, Drowns in Staten Island Day Care Pool: Police

A 3-year-old boy drowned in a pool at a Staten Island day care center Thursday, police say. Watch »

19 minutes ago
SUV Slams Boy on Bike Through Bronx Storefront

SUV Slams Boy on Bike Through Bronx Storefront

Surveillance video capturing a horrifying crash that sent a boy on his bicycle flying through a Bronx storefront has... Watch »

4 minutes ago
Car Plates, DNA Scrutinized in White Flags Probe

Car Plates, DNA Scrutinized in White Flags Probe

Investigators are running license plate numbers, scouring social media, examining cellphone transmissions... Watch »

1 minute ago
Taxi Jumps Curb in Harlem, 2 Hurt: Police

Taxi Jumps Curb in Harlem, 2 Hurt: Police

A livery cab SUV jumped a curb in Harlem and injured two people, police say. Read »

4 hours ago
No Bail for Woman Accused in Dismembered Mom Case

No Bail for Woman Accused in Dismembered Mom Case

A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing mother of four whose partially dismembered... Watch »

6 hours ago
Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Danbury

Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Danbury

Police and fire officials are responding to a small plane crash on Miry Brook Road near Danbury Airport,... Read »

6 hours ago
De Blasio Cheered as He Vacations in Italy

De Blasio Cheered as He Vacations in Italy

Mayor Bill de Blasio is digging into his family history in Italy. Read »

4 hours ago
Report: 1,803 Workers Paid More Than Cuomo

Report: 1,803 Workers Paid More Than Cuomo

The Empire Center for Public Policy reports 1,803 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
17 Siblings Share $20 Million New Jersey Jackpot

17 Siblings Share $20 Million New Jersey Jackpot

Seventeen brothers and sisters from New Jersey who pooled money for a decade to buy lottery tickets got the ultimate... Watch »

4 hours ago
School Bus Drivers, Executive Arrested in Child Porn Sting

School Bus Drivers, Executive Arrested in Child Porn Sting

Authorities charged more than a dozen New Jersey men, including two school bus drivers, in a sweeping... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
City Council Approves Avonte's Law

City Council Approves Avonte's Law

The New York City Council has approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special... Watch »

6 hours ago
Lawyers Working to Resolve LaBeouf's

Lawyers Working to Resolve LaBeouf's "Cabaret" Arrest

Lawyers say they are trying to resolve Shia LaBeouf's disorderly conduct case stemming from an outburst at... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Ray Rice Suspended 2 NFL Games Over Arrest

Ray Rice Suspended 2 NFL Games Over Arrest

Former Rutgers star and current Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Woman Held Captive at NJ Auto Repair Shop: Police

Woman Held Captive at NJ Auto Repair Shop: Police

A woman who stopped by a New Jersey auto shop to see about a car repair was allegedly held against her will... Read »

Jul 24, 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

PHOTOS: Health and Fitness Expo Saturday July 19th

NBC New York fans pose for the camera during the Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday, July 19, at the... View »

Jul 24, 2014
Mets Torched by Garza, Brewers 1-9

Mets Torched by Garza, Brewers 1-9

Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of... Read »

4 hours ago
McCarthy, Yankees Top Rangers 4-2

McCarthy, Yankees Top Rangers 4-2

Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley are quickly putting their stamp on a playoff surge for the Yankees. Read »

4 hours ago
Outraged Staten Island Residents Demand Cash for Sandy Repairs

Outraged Staten Island Residents Demand Cash for Sandy Repairs

Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, outraged residents and business owners on Staten Island are demanding... Watch »

6 hours ago
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