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Bystanders Capture Violent Robber Who Duct-Taped Woman

Bystanders Capture Violent Robber Who Duct-Taped Woman

Bystanders helped capture a violent robber after he allegedly forced a woman into her Bronx apartment, bound her hands and feet, and took off with cash and valuables, police say. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Kids Were Left on Hot School Bus, Driver Lied: Officials

Kids Were Left on Hot School Bus, Driver Lied: Officials

Two young children who were reported missing after they failed to come home from summer school were found... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Brooklyn Cabbie Recalls Trip to Long Island With Accused Killer

Brooklyn Cabbie Recalls Trip to Long Island With Accused Killer

A New York City livery cab driver has gone to authorities to give his account of driving a Brooklyn woman accused of... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Elderly Man Arrested in White-Powder Mailing to L.I. Office

Elderly Man Arrested in White-Powder Mailing to L.I. Office

A 74-year-old Long Island man has been arrested, accused of mailing a letter containing anti-Semitic remarks and... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Motorcyclist Killed in Manhattan Ambulance Crash

Motorcyclist Killed in Manhattan Ambulance Crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving an ambulance on the Upper East Side Friday morning, police say. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
16-Year-Old Boy on Crutches Shot in Face on Street

16-Year-Old Boy on Crutches Shot in Face on Street

A 16-year-old boy on crutches was shot in the face as he crossed a Yonkers street on his way home early... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Sharpton: Rights Violations Led to Chokehold Arrest Death

Sharpton: Rights Violations Led to Chokehold Arrest Death

Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Boaters Weigh In on Hudson River Safety Improvements

Boaters Weigh In on Hudson River Safety Improvements

There have been many safety upgrades on the water and around the current Tappan Zee Bridge since last year's deadly... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Burglar Steals Cash Registers From NJ Stores: Police

Burglar Steals Cash Registers From NJ Stores: Police

Police in Bergen County are investigating whether three overnight burglaries are linked to a bigger crime... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Jersey City Swears In First Black Female Firefighter

Jersey City Swears In First Black Female Firefighter

Jersey City has 26 new firefighters, including the city's first black woman to wear the uniform. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Teen Driver Killed in Queen Highway Crash: NYPD

Teen Driver Killed in Queen Highway Crash: NYPD

A 19-year-old Queens man was killed in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway in Kew Gardens late Thursday... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Hillary Clinton Mobbed by Hugging Kids in Bronx

Hillary Clinton Mobbed by Hugging Kids in Bronx

Hillary Rodham Clinton got a whole lot of love from the Bronx on Friday after telling children who are part of... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
55 Injuries, Deaths in 18 Months at Tri-State VA Hospitals: Records

55 Injuries, Deaths in 18 Months at Tri-State VA Hospitals: Records

NBC 4 New York has obtained records showing there were 55 incidents at area VA hospitals in the last 18 months. Marc Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Man Shot Inside Manhattan Restaurant: NYPD

Man Shot Inside Manhattan Restaurant: NYPD

Police are searching for two men who shot a customer in the leg during an argument inside an Inwood restaurant early... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
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 »

Jul 25, 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
Alcohol Ban Coming for NYC Beaches

Alcohol Ban Coming for NYC Beaches

Starting next month, alcohol will be banned on some federally-owned Fire Island beaches. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Alleged Shoplifting Nanny Who Locked Kid in Car Indicted

Alleged Shoplifting Nanny Who Locked Kid in Car Indicted

The Long Island nanny accused of leaving a 3-year-old girl inside a hot, parked car while she shoplifted from... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Ride-Share App Lyft Says It's Starting NYC Service

Ride-Share App Lyft Says It's Starting NYC Service

The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in the city Friday night after... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
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 »

Jul 25, 2014
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