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8-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Struck by Hit-Run Driver: Officials

8-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Struck by Hit-Run Driver: Officials

An 8-year-old boy struck by a hit-and-run driver Sunday night in Jersey City has died, authorities said. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
WATCH: Today in New York

WATCH: Today in New York

NBC 4 New York streams live at 4:30 a.m. every weekday. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Eric Garner died in police custody July 17. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. A special grand jury... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
U.S. Citizen Arrested in NJ on Terror Charges, 5th Such Arrest This Month

U.S. Citizen Arrested in NJ on Terror Charges, 5th Such Arrest This...

The FBI arrested a U.S. citizen in New Jersey early Monday on terror-related charges amid heightened security conce... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Guard Charged in Murderers' Prison Escape Appears in Court

Guard Charged in Murderers' Prison Escape Appears in Court

The maximum-security upstate New York correction officer charged in the prison escape of two convicted murderers who... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Couple Slams Brand New Car Into NY Home, Lands in Bedroom

Couple Slams Brand New Car Into NY Home, Lands in Bedroom

A Long Island couple had minor injuries Monday morning after a crash with another vehicle sent their car careening... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Mike Trout Powers Angels Past Yankees 4-1 With Bat and Glove

Mike Trout Powers Angels Past Yankees 4-1 With Bat and Glove

Mike Trout and C.J. Cron homered, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun added run-scoring doubles, and the Los Angeles... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
2 Arrested in West Orange Home Invasion

2 Arrested in West Orange Home Invasion

Police say a man and a woman have been arrested in a New Jersey home invasion. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
More Potentially Deadly Man-of-Wars Wash Up on Jersey Shore

More Potentially Deadly Man-of-Wars Wash Up on Jersey Shore

More potentially deadly Portuguese man-of-wars are popping up on the Jersey Shore, according to officials. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Average Medicaid Spending Per NY Patient Dipping: Officials

Average Medicaid Spending Per NY Patient Dipping: Officials

Some $7.3 billion will be divided among 25 networks of health care providers in New York state to use in overhauling... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Police: Teens Escape Detention Facility, Carjack Van

Police: Teens Escape Detention Facility, Carjack Van

Police searched Monday for three teenage boys who they say escaped from a state detention center over the weekend... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
NYC Pays Family $1.25M Over Death of Riker's Island Inmate

NYC Pays Family $1.25M Over Death of Riker's Island Inmate

New York City officials will pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a Rikers Island inmate... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Key Democrat Calls on Christie to Step Down as Governor

Key Democrat Calls on Christie to Step Down as Governor

A key New Jersey Democratic lawmaker is the latest to call on Republican Chris Christie to resign as governor if he... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Escaped Killer Shot After Manhunt Had Pop Tarts, Tools: Gov

Escaped Killer Shot After Manhunt Had Pop Tarts, Tools: Gov

The escaped murderer who was shot by a New York state trooper near the Canadian border over the weekend is in serio... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Teen Finds Wallet on Bus, Tracks Down Owner on Facebook

Teen Finds Wallet on Bus, Tracks Down Owner on Facebook

A New York City teenager is being credited with using Facebook to track down the owner of a wallet she found on a... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
De Blasio Heads West to Vacation

De Blasio Heads West to Vacation

Mayor de Blasio and his family are taking a vacation. City officials said Monday that the mayor's family will be... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Woman Struck by Lightning While Exiting Plane

Woman Struck by Lightning While Exiting Plane

Officials say lightning struck a female passenger who was getting off a plane that traveled from Connecticut to... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Cab Driver Shot Dead in Possible Robbery: NYPD

Cab Driver Shot Dead in Possible Robbery: NYPD

A 35-year-old livery cab driver and father was shot and killed Monday in Brooklyn, according to officials. Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Manhattan Crash: NYPD

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Manhattan Crash: NYPD

One person was killed and two other people were hurt in a crash at a upper Manhattan intersection early Monday. Read »

Jun 29, 2015

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