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Aug 23, 2019

Series of Manhattan Attacks May Have Been Racially Motivated

Series of Manhattan Attacks May Have Been Racially Motivated

The NYPD is looking for a man suspected in attacking four people in Manhattan over the span of a week, and police believe the attacks may be racially charged

May 7, 2015

Exclusive: NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

Exclusive:  NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

The four officers who were attacked in Queens last October speak exclusively to News 4's Jonathan Dienst.

Aug 23, 2019

2 NYC Women Caught in 2015 Terrorism Sting Plead Guilty

2 NYC Women Caught in 2015 Terrorism Sting Plead Guilty

Two Queens women pleaded guilty in connection to a plan in which they sought how to build explosive devices similar to those used in prior terrorist attacks in the United States, federal prosecutors say.

Aug 23, 2019

NJ Police Officer Who Overdosed on Duty Gets Probation

NJ Police Officer Who Overdosed on Duty Gets Probation

A former police officer who overdosed while on duty has been spared a prison term.

Aug 23, 2019

Prison Staff Members Subpoenaed in Epstein Probe

Prison Staff Members Subpoenaed in Epstein Probe

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed up to 20 staff members at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself, amid mounting evidence that guards failed to keep watch on the financier as he awaited trial...

Aug 22, 2019

Elderly Long Island Husband Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide

Elderly Long Island Husband Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide

An elderly man and his wife were found dead in their Long Island home after the husband called police, authorities said.

Aug 22, 2019

Women Allegedly Steal Baby Stroller at NJ Store, Forget Kid

Women Allegedly Steal Baby Stroller at NJ Store, Forget Kid

Two women who allegedly stole a baby stroller and left a child behind have been arrested in New Jersey

Aug 22, 2019

Doctor Associated With Cult-Like NY Group Loses License

Doctor Associated With Cult-Like NY Group Loses License

The New York state Health Department has revoked the medical license of a doctor who conducted unsanctioned research on people associated with a cult-like self-improvement group.

Aug 22, 2019

Yeshiva University Hit With Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Yeshiva University Hit With Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Thirty-eight former students of an orthodox Jewish school in Manhattan operated by Yeshiva University are suing over claims they were molested by two rabbis in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

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