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...

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...

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... 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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NJ Forest Fires Force Evacuations, School Closure

NJ Forest Fires Force Evacuations, School Closure

Firefighters in New Jersey battled five forest fires Thursday in Ocean County, including one that forced hundreds of homes to be evacuated and the closure of a school and another that has chewed through...

Man Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Store Clerk

Man Arrested in Molotov Cocktail Attack on Store Clerk

The man who police say tossed a flaming bottle into a Brooklyn mini-mart early Wednesday, setting the clerk inside on fire, has been arrested on multiple charges including arson and attempted murder.

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Tree Branches: Police

Dozens of dead cats were found inside bags and hanging from tree branches in Yonkers Thursday morning, police say.

NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

NYPD Cop Accused of DWI After Partner Shot

An NYPD detective was arrested early Thursday and accused of drunk driving after his partner was shot in the wrist.

Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance during Wednesday's game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near High-Rise

Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near High-Rise

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a 46-story Bronx building Wednesday afternoon.