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

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

New Jersey's efforts to smooth the voting process for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy have led to a new wave of glitches that could delay a definitive tally for days.

Nov 6, 2012

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

A Philadelphia court judge ordered poll workers to cover up a mural of President Barack Obama that was inside a polling place at a local school. The uproar started when upset voters began circulating pictures...

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.

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Americans headed to polls Tuesday to render their verdict on whether to reelect President Barack Obama for four more years or propel Republican Mitt Romney to the presidency. After a grueling, marathon campaign...

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 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns coming to a close,... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Katherine Creag is with voters as they line up outside tents and other makeshift polling sites on Election Day in the storm-ravaged Rockaways.

Nov 6, 2012

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

Tuesday night could be a long one for electoral returns, but with polls in the key battleground states of Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania closing by 8 p.m. ET, there could...

Nov 6, 2012

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

Officials in the tri-state area are working to make sure Sandy victims aren't disenfranchised. But the changes in polling locations and processes are confusing for many voters. NBC 4 New York's Brynn Gingras has...

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Dump Truck Crash Sparks Fireball, Kills 3: Police

Dump Truck Crash Sparks Fireball, Kills 3: Police

Several people were injured when dump truck struck multiple vehicles on Interstate 280 in New Jersey, causing one vehicle to burst into flames, authorities said.

Fugitive Shoots at U.S. Marshals in Queens: Sources

Fugitive Shoots at U.S. Marshals in Queens: Sources

A fugitive who had been on the run for decades and is a suspect in a violent stabbing in Brooklyn shot at U.S. Marshals in Queens early Wednesday, law enforcement sources say.

NJ Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor: Police

NJ Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor: Police

A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.

Driver Tried to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of Kids: NYPD

Driver Tried to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of Kids: NYPD

Police are looking for the driver they say told a 26-year-old woman he was a cabbie before driving her and her three children to a hotel in Queens, where he allegedly tried to sexually assault her in front of...

Dad Acquitted of Murder of Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons

Dad Acquitted of Murder of Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas cried after the verdict...

Wanted Rapper Turns Himself in to Police

Wanted Rapper Turns Himself in to Police

A rap and reality television star who launched a social media rant against the NYPD after the department sent out an advisory looking for him for allegedly roughing up his ex-girlfriend and stealing her...