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Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

Paterson Mayor Cancels Luxury Watch Fundraiser

Paterson Mayor Cancels Luxury Watch Fundraiser

Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres canceled a planned legal defense fundraiser set for Sunday where a $13,500 watch was set to be a raffle prize.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Exclusive: NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

Exclusive:  NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

The four officers who were attacked in Queens last October speak exclusively to News 4's Jonathan Dienst.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Ex-Cop Gets Up to 25 Years in Wrong-Way Crash That Killed 2

Ex-Cop Gets Up to 25 Years in Wrong-Way Crash That Killed 2

A former New Jersey police officer convicted of causing a wrong-way crash that killed a fellow officer and another friend has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison, the maximum for his crimes.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

2 of 3 Defendants in Holland Tunnel Gun Case Avoid Trial

2 of 3 Defendants in Holland Tunnel Gun Case Avoid Trial

Two of three Pennsylvania residents arrested last summer about to enter New York in a pickup truck with a cache of weapons, allegedly on a trip to rescue a teenager from a drug den, have struck a deal to...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Ex-Journalist Pleads Guilty in Jewish Center Bomb Threats

Ex-Journalist Pleads Guilty in Jewish Center Bomb Threats

A former journalist from St. Louis accused of threatening Jewish organizations, including some in the tri-state area, as a way to harass his ex-girlfriend pleaded guilty Tuesday to cyberstalking.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Arrested in Brooklyn: Police

Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Arrested in Brooklyn: Police

Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was arrested in Brooklyn on gun possession-related charges, a senior law enforcement official tells NBC 4 New York.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Hezbollah Operatives Scouted Targets in NY, Panama: Feds

Hezbollah Operatives Scouted Targets in NY, Panama: Feds

Two men with ties to Hezbollah conducted “pre-operational surveillance” on possible targets for attack in New York, as well as U.S. and Israeli embassies in Panama, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Ex-NYPD Psychologist Gets Prison in Shooting of Husband

Ex-NYPD Psychologist Gets Prison in Shooting of Husband

A former NYPD psychologist who told detectives she was knocked unconscious by an intruder on the night her husband was shot has been sentenced to three-and-a half years in prison.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Alleged Mob Group Indicted Over 10,000 Pounds of Chocolate

Alleged Mob Group Indicted Over 10,000 Pounds of Chocolate

More than 30 members and associates of a New York City-based Russian organized crime group are named in federal court papers charging them with racketeering, murder for hire and other crimes, including...

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