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Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst on crime, corruption and terrorism.

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.

Dec 11, 2018

Child Victims of Accused NYC Sex Abuse Doc Want the Photos

Child Victims of Accused NYC Sex Abuse Doc Want the Photos

Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Manhattan's Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was...

Dec 7, 2018

We'll Never Heal: Sobbing Family Blasts Dad of 10's Murderer

We'll Never Heal: Sobbing Family Blasts Dad of 10's Murderer

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison in the shooting death of a father of 10 as he stopped to pick up a taxi fare in New Jersey more than three years ago.

Dec 7, 2018

Judge Grants NYC Ice Bucket Sisters Protection From Cardi B

Judge Grants NYC Ice Bucket Sisters Protection From Cardi B

Cardi B showed up for her postponed New York City arraignment Friday, avoiding a bench warrant for her arrest that a judge had threatened to issue after a no-show earlier in the week.

Dec 6, 2018

Woman Charged in 'Nightmare' Grave Desecration at Cemetery

Woman Charged in 'Nightmare' Grave Desecration at Cemetery

A former cemetery caretaker has been arrested in connection with the desecration of dozens of graves at the Connecticut burial ground she and her husband oversaw for decades, tossing bones into the woods...

Dec 6, 2018

Officer in Eric Garner Death Case to Face Disciplinary Trial

Officer in Eric Garner Death Case to Face Disciplinary Trial

An NYPD officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man will face a departmental disciplinary trial next May - nearly five years after the man's pleas of "I can't breathe" became a rallying...

Dec 5, 2018

'Oh My God': Disturbing 911 Calls From Mansion Fire Released

'Oh My God': Disturbing 911 Calls From Mansion Fire Released

One of the neighbors who reported the Colts Neck mansion fire last month made a grisly discovery when he reached the property, according to a 911 call.

Dec 5, 2018

Pagans Biker Gets Life in Murder-for-Hire of NJ Radio Show Host

Pagans Biker Gets Life in Murder-for-Hire of NJ Radio Show Host

A man convicted in the slaying of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Dec 5, 2018

Man Guilty in Hofstra Grad's Killing Sentenced to 25 to Life

Man Guilty in Hofstra Grad's Killing Sentenced to 25 to Life

The adopted son of famed jeweler who was found guilty in the brutal 2016 murder of a Hofstra grad after a night of partying has been sentenced Wednesday — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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