I-Team

  • Investigations

    Friday, Oct 11, 2019

    NY State Judge Arrested for Alleged Obstruction of Justice

    NY State Judge Arrested for Alleged Obstruction of Justice

    A New York state judge has been arrested on obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges in connection with a multi-million dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union, law enforcement officials said.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    NYPD in Crisis: Tragic Rash of Police Suicides in 2019

    NYPD in Crisis: Tragic Rash of Police Suicides in 2019

    The NYPD is facing an escalating crisis, with nine officers dying by suicide so far in 2019, seven of them since the start of June. Two took their lives in just a two-day span. The NYPD has said it typically averages four to...

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

    I-Team: Where Does NJ Gambling Tax Money Go?

    I-Team: Where Does NJ Gambling Tax Money Go?

    Legalized sports betting has added millions to New Jersey's treasury, with most of the money going to the state's group homes for the disabled — some of which have spotty records with recent reports of neglect and abuse. NBC New York’s Chris Glorioso reports.

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    Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

    I-Team: Where Do NJ's Gambling Tax Dollars Actually Go?

    I-Team: Where Do NJ's Gambling Tax Dollars Actually Go?

    An I-Team review shows New Jersey spends most of its gambling revenue on group homes for the developmentally disabled — some of which have been plagued by recent reports of abuse and neglect.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019

    Immigrants Say Domestic Abuse VAWA Act Saves Lives

    Immigrants Say Domestic Abuse VAWA Act Saves Lives

    A federal program that grants immigrants citizenship after filing a domestic abuse claim is under fire. Last month the I-Team revealed how U.S. citizens said they were duped by foreigners looking for citizenship. Today we hear from people who say the law saves lives. Here’s the I-Team’s Pei-Sze Cheng.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Oct 7, 2019

    Community Demands More Help for the Homeless

    Community Demands More Help for the Homeless

    Advocates are demanding the city do more for New York's homeless after four men were killed as they slept rough in Chinatown over the weekend. Melissa Russo reports.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

    Could New Bail Reform Law Possibly Endanger Witnesses?

    Could New Bail Reform Law Possibly Endanger Witnesses?

    Advocated for the new bail reform law say it is going to make it fairer for defendants not yet convicted by letting them out on bail and informing them of the evidence and witnesses against them. But district attorneys and police say the new law could put victims and witnesses at risk. The I-Team's Jonathan Dienst reports.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Dec 11, 2017

    State of Addiction: Inside the Epidemic Killing Thousands Each Year

    State of Addiction: Inside the Epidemic Killing Thousands Each Year

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    'The Lyme Wars': Investigating a Public Health Crisis

    'The Lyme Wars': Investigating a Public Health Crisis

    Tune in for "Lyme Wars," a special five-part series beginning on Monday, Oct. 23 on News 4 New York.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Sep 30, 2019

    NJ U.S. Attorney Hush on North Bergen Voter Fraud Questions

    NJ U.S. Attorney Hush on North Bergen Voter Fraud Questions

    After the I-Team reported on questions of voter fraud in North Bergen, officials from two offices declined to say if their offices were investigating the allegation

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

    New NYCHA Chief Talks Future (and Fixing) of Public Housing

    New NYCHA Chief Talks Future (and Fixing) of Public Housing

    One month into his job, NYCHA Chair Gregory Russ said he will seek to change the rules that restrict how unionized workers at the beleaguered public housing agency operate. He stopped short of saying he’ll request contract...

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

    Delta Employee Arrested in $250,000 Heist at JFK Airport

    Delta Employee Arrested in $250,000 Heist at JFK Airport

    A Delta Airlines employee has been arrested in connection with the case of $250,000 in cash that apparently vanished from John F. Kennedy Airport as it was being transferred onto one of the airline's flights en route to Florida, a...

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    Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

    'Horrifying': Hundreds of Medical Records Found in NYC Trash

    'Horrifying': Hundreds of Medical Records Found in NYC Trash

    An Upper East Side medical office is scrambling for answers after the NBC New York I-Team found hundreds of their medical files thrown out with the trash

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Sep 20, 2019

    North Bergen Public Workers May Be Committing Voter Fraud

    North Bergen Public Workers May Be Committing Voter Fraud

    Multiple sources in North Bergen tell NBC 4 public workers may be committing voter fraud by registering to vote in Hudson County, in order to vote in North Bergen elections

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

    Why Construction on Lower Manhattan Street Has Taken So Long

    Why Construction on Lower Manhattan Street Has Taken So Long

    Those who live or work along Worth Street in lower Manhattan are tired of all the jackhammering and dust in their neighborhood, and say that construction on this stretch of road has taken years — with an end barely in sight. NBC New York’s Andrew Siff reports.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

    Hezbollah Scout Scoped Out NYC Attack Targets: Feds

    Hezbollah Scout Scoped Out NYC Attack Targets: Feds

    A scout for the militant group Hezbollah was looking at locations for attacks in New York and Boston and sending target information back to leadership in Lebanon, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Sep 20, 2019

    Accusations of Voter Fraud in North Bergen

    Accusations of Voter Fraud in North Bergen

    One worker came forward to say that employees of North Bergen are voting in town, even though they live elsewhere. Multiple sources claim it happens among Board of Education employees as well as other departments because of pressure to support the Democratic mayor (who is also a state senator) and the political machine. The I-Team's Jonathan Dienst reports.

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

    Cuomo: We're 'Very Seriously' Looking to Close Rape Loophole

    Cuomo: We're 'Very Seriously' Looking to Close Rape Loophole

    After an I-Team investigation revealed a gap in the NY Penal Code that could allow rapists off the hook when victims are drunk, Gov. Cuomo said reform will be a priority in the upcoming legislative session

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

    Convicted Killer's Fight For DNA Evidence to Clear Name

    Convicted Killer's Fight For DNA Evidence to Clear Name

    A convicted killer's battle to clear his name has taken a new turn after a judge ordered a hearing to assess the impact of newly discovered DNA evidence that appears to exonerate the former NYC correction officer. The I-Team's Sarah Wallace reports.

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    Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

    Convicted Killer's Fight Over New DNA Evidence to Clear Name

    Convicted Killer's Fight Over New DNA Evidence to Clear Name

    A convicted killer's battle to clear his name has taken a new turn after a judge ordered a hearing to assess the impact of newly discovered DNA evidence that appears to exonerate the former NYC correction officer

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

    I-Team: Paralyzed Boxer Battles for Better Ringside Medicine

    I-Team: Paralyzed Boxer Battles for Better Ringside Medicine

    Six years after a former boxing champion suffered catastrophic brain damage in a Madison Square Garden bout, his family is one step closer to new reforms that might protect future fighters

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

    Al Qaeda Leader Emerges From Hiding With New Video on 9/11

    Al Qaeda Leader Emerges From Hiding With New Video on 9/11

    Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri put out a video Wednesday to again cheer the slaughter of thousands of Americans on 9/11 18 years ago

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

    Abuse Law for Immigrant Women Used to Gain Fast Citizenship

    Abuse Law for Immigrant Women Used to Gain Fast Citizenship

    A law that was designed to protect immigrant women from domestic violence, is being assailed by critics as a fast track to getting citizenship

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

    Increased Security Around 9/11 Memorial Ahead of Anniversary

    Increased Security Around 9/11 Memorial Ahead of Anniversary

    Tourist centers, transportation hubs, bridges and tunnels are the focus of police on both sides of the Hudson, as well as federal authorities, ahead of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. NBC 4 New York’s Jonathan Dienst reports.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

    Fixing The Loophole in NY Rape Law

    Fixing The Loophole in NY Rape Law

    Lawmakers are determined to reform the rape statute in New York law, which currently doesn't make it clear if it is illegal to have sex with someone too drunk to consent. Some are now pushing for an affirmative consent standard, which would make it illegal to have sex with someone unless they verbally or physically communicate a willingness to proceed. NBC 4 New York’s Chris Glorioso reports.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

    NY Official Stole From GOP to Pay Mortgage, Buy Candy: DA

    NY Official Stole From GOP to Pay Mortgage, Buy Candy: DA

    A Hempstead town official was arrested Thursday in connection with an ongoing probe out of the Nassau County district attorney's office, the I-Team has learned.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

    Read the Gripping Fotis Dulos Affidavit: Anatomy of a Crime?

    Read the Gripping Fotis Dulos Affidavit: Anatomy of a Crime?

    Blood stains. Missing seats. A mystery trip to an auto detailer. License plates dumped down a storm drain. The 38-page affidavit filed by Connecticut State Police in the arrest of Fotis Dulos reads like a crime novel.

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

    Success Academy Implores Mayor to Get Them More Class Space

    Success Academy Implores Mayor to Get Them More Class Space

    Success Academy needs more classroom space in Queens, which they say Mayor de Blasio has promised to help them with for the last two years. Without it, many students would have to continue in low-performing district middle schools. NBC 4 New York’s Melissa Russo reports.

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

    Judge: Epstein Civil Filings Name Hundreds of Third Parties

    Judge: Epstein Civil Filings Name Hundreds of Third Parties

    Sealed court records contain the names of hundreds of third parties who were mentioned in a civil case involving sexual abuse allegations against the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, a federal judge said Wednesday.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

    Sandy Victims Must Return Money for Not Elevating House

    Sandy Victims Must Return Money for Not Elevating House

    A couple whose home was ravaged by Superstorm Sandy has been told by the group that gave them $93K for repairs after the storm that they must return it because their house is not elevated — but the city of Hempstead didn't tell them that was required until well after. The I-Team's Pei-Sze Cheng reports.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

    Sandy Victims Asked to Pay Back $93K For Not Elevating House

    Sandy Victims Asked to Pay Back $93K For Not Elevating House

    A couple was granted $93,000 after Superstorm Sandy to help rebuild their home — now the program that gave them the money is asking for it back

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Sep 2, 2019

    Rockland County Legislator Targeted By Hateful Packets

    Rockland County Legislator Targeted By Hateful Packets

    Amid a very heated debate over development in Rockland County — including a controversial GOP video posted last week that was labeled as anti-Semitic — a legislator has been targeted by a campaign that is comparing her to Hitler, and sending packets with rusty nails to houses in the community. The I-Team's Sarah Wallace reports.

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Aug 30, 2019

    Lawmaker Drafts Bill to Close Rape Law Loophole

    Lawmaker Drafts Bill to Close Rape Law Loophole

    After an I-Team investigation revealed a loophole in New York’s rape statute, an outraged lawmaker says she wants to amend the state’s Penal Code

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

    19-Year-Old NYC Man Arrested in ISIS Plot: Official

    19-Year-Old NYC Man Arrested in ISIS Plot: Official

    A 19-year-old New York City man has been arrested after telling undercover agents his aspirations to conduct a violent attack in the name of ISIS, senior law enforcement officials said.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

    Manhattan DA Says NY Rape Law Fails to Protect Drunk Women

    Manhattan DA Says NY Rape Law Fails to Protect Drunk Women

    The top prosecutor in Manhattan is warning women that if they drink to the point of intoxication, New York’s sex crime statutes may not protect them from rapists.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

    Judge Denies Motion to Overturn NYC Murder Conviction

    Judge Denies Motion to Overturn NYC Murder Conviction

    It was a bizarre day in Brooklyn court Thursday, as a judge denied the motion to overturn a 1998 murder conviction for a man who has been in prison for years — but agreed to hear more arguments from the defense. NBC 4 New York’s Sarah Wallace reports.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

    I-Team: Opponents of Housing Booms Accused of Anti-Semitism

    I-Team: Opponents of Housing Booms Accused of Anti-Semitism

    Multiple towns in New York and New Jersey are in the midst of heated debates over new developments. While opponents say it will increase traffic, lower quality of life and disrupt the the community, people on the other side say the objections are part of an anti-Semitic campaign being used against them. The I-Team's Sarah Wallace reports.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

    NY Doctors Concerned Over Delay in 70 Million Flu Shots

    NY Doctors Concerned Over Delay in 70 Million Flu Shots

    Doctors around New York City are concerned about a delay in shipments of flu vaccines — right ahead of the start of a new school year.

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

    I-Team: How Utilities Can Lay Claim to Private Front Lawns

     I-Team: How Utilities Can Lay Claim to Private Front Lawns

    A Pound Ridge resident was told utility company NYSEG would be claiming a small part of her front yard for the installation of a metal wire — and there's little legal recourse she has to fight it

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

    NYPD to Entire Force After Cop Fired: We've Got Your Back

    NYPD to Entire Force After Cop Fired: We've Got Your Back

    The NYPD is sending a clear message to its 36,000 rank-and-file officers following a tumultuous week: We've got your back.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

    I-Team: LI Mother Goes to Court Seeking Justice for Her Son

    I-Team: LI Mother Goes to Court Seeking Justice for Her Son

    A rising football star on Long Island was ruled to have killed himself by the medical examiner after two other people in the room at the time of the shooting said he pulled out the gun and fired

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    Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

    I-Team: LI Mother Seeks to Get Justice for Her Son

    I-Team: LI Mother Seeks to Get Justice for Her Son

    A rising football star on Long Island was ruled to have killed himself by the medical examiner after the two other people in the room at the time of the shooting said he pulled out the gun and fired. But an independent investigation showed that may not have been the case, and now the victim's mother is taking her case to court to get the ruling overruled.The I-Team's Sarah Wallace reports.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Prosecutors Move to Dismiss Epstein Criminal Case

    Prosecutors Move to Dismiss Epstein Criminal Case

    A shakeup at the Bureau of Prisons, with the director removed following Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in prison, comes as a prosecutor says the case should be closed, but the investigation into if others helped him recruit girls for sex. NBC 4 New York's Jonathan Dienst reports.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

    NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

    NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill has fired the police officer accused of using a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014, siding with the departmental trial judge who recommended termination earlier this month.

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Top NYPD Deputy Accepts Judge's Ruling Pantaleo Be Fired

    Top NYPD Deputy Accepts Judge's Ruling Pantaleo Be Fired

    The number two official at the NYPD has accepted a judge’s ruling that controversial officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for his role in Eric Garner’s death in 2014

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  • Investigations

    Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

    Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

    She's been called Jeffrey Epstein's madam, the woman who recruited girls for his sexual appetites, and at times his social planner and household organizer in places ranging from New York to Palm Beach, Florida. Ghislaine Maxwell...

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Medical Examiner Finds Epstein Died by Suicide From Hanging

    Medical Examiner Finds Epstein Died by Suicide From Hanging

    The New York City medical examiner's office has determined Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, unveiling its autopsy findings a day after a person familiar with the case confirmed to NBC News that the wealthy financier had a...

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    MCC Warden to Judge: Epstein 1st Incident Probe Completed

    MCC Warden to Judge: Epstein 1st Incident Probe Completed

    Metropolitan Correctional Center's warden told a judge that an internal investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's first presumed suicide attempt has been completed as more questions rise following the accused pedophile's death...

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