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...

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...

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.

Top Stories
1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

1 Worker Dead, Another Trapped in Trench in NJ: Police

A body has been recovered from a backyard trench in New Jersey after two workers got trapped inside while working on a construction project, authorities say.

NYC Families Seeking Shelter Forced to Sleep in Office

NYC Families Seeking Shelter Forced to Sleep in Office

Homeless families with children were left to sleep in an intake center this week for the first time in over a decade because of what officials are calling a "capacity crisis" in the shelter system.

3 Shot Outside Brooklyn Deli: Police

3 Shot Outside Brooklyn Deli: Police

Three people were shot on a Brooklyn street Wednesday evening, authorities say.

Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power Knocked Out in Queens Building Complex

Power was knocked out across a nearly 6,000-unit apartment complex in Queens Tuesday when a turbine on a boiler at the complex's power plant failed, the board president says, cutting lights and electricity...

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has been identified as a Liberian man named Thomas Eric Duncan, health officials confirmed to NBC News and the Associated Press. He is believed to have flown to...

Conviction Upheld in Brooklyn Reverse Racism Case

Conviction Upheld in Brooklyn Reverse Racism Case

Donald Kagan had been in prison for murder for more than a decade when doubts about his guilt arose from an uncommon source: the former judge who had convicted him.