2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 7, 2012

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

When state officials changed election procedures on the fly so people displaced by last week's massive storm would have a chance to vote, the directives triggered confusion for voters and local officials,...

Nov 7, 2012

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

New Jersey voters are sending Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez back to Washington for another six years.

Nov 7, 2012

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was elected to her first full, six-year term Tuesday night, fending off a challenge from Republican Wendy Long.

Nov 7, 2012

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Storm victims lined up throughout the tri-state to cast votes Tuesday, in some places where tents replaced polling sites and voting machines were powered by generators, as officials promised the devastation...

Nov 6, 2012

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

In the storm-ravaged tri-state, some voters will be casting ballots in places different from their usual polls.

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Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Five New Yorkers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from a wayward carriage Monday morning when the horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and crashing into five...

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Two men robbed two banks and tried to hit two others over a two-hour period in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say.

Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops

Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops

Less than four months after officers started cracking down on jaywalkers in New York City, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is telling officers to use more discretion when stopping people who cross the street...

Robber Opens Fires When Victim Tries to Grab Gun: Police

Robber Opens Fires When Victim Tries to Grab Gun: Police

A Long Island woman walking home Wednesday afternoon says a masked, armed man followed her and demanded money from her, then opened fire when she tried to grab the gun from him, police said.

Plane Evacuated at JFK After Bomb Threat: Officials

Plane Evacuated at JFK After Bomb Threat: Officials

A plane was evacuated at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday evening after a bomb threat was made, officials say.

Teens Who Shared Explicit Photos Arrested for Child Porn

Teens Who Shared Explicit Photos Arrested for Child Porn

Two New Jersey teens are facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing nude photos of other teens, some of whom were engaging in sex acts, police said. The Little Falls Police Department said Wednesday that a...