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Vigil held for father of 3 shot in Elizabeth
Randy Greene is an older cousin of Chicago Bears linebacker Khaseem Greene, who grew up in Elizabeth.
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $297 million
The winning numbers for Friday night's drawing are: 64, 11, 44, 63, 29 and Mega Ball 3.
3-alarm fire at Westfield home
The fire broke out at around 7:30 p.m. Friday at a home on East Broad Street near Wychwood Road.
Train derailment victim, James Ferrari, laid to rest
The brother of a man killed in a New York derailment says the train accident was "just not fair."
'Tips for Jesus' man leaves tips worth thousands
One man is choosing a most unusual way of spreading the gospel. He's going around the country leaving huge tips to waiters.
Nelson Mandela dies: Reaction
For most of the world, his name is synonymous with courage and perseverance. Leaders and citizens, athletes and artists remembered Nelson Mandela on Friday - though many struggled to find words big enough to describe the man who changed the face of South Africa and inspired a continent and a world: a colossus, a father figure, a giant baobab tree providing shade for an entire nation.
Mandela's influence felt in New York City
When a newly freed Nelson Mandela visited the United States in 1990, his first stop was New York City. From elected officials to everyday New Yorkers, the political giant is being remembered fondly for the strength of his character and the power of his example.
Police: Father killed wife and 2 kids in Dutchess County triple murder suicide
New York State Police say the two boys, and their mom shot dead in Pleasant Valley, were killed by the kids' father.
JFK assassination remembered 50 years later
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin's bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad paused Friday to remember the 35th president of the United States.
Angelcare baby monitors recalled after 2 infant deaths
Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.
Woman rescued from burning car after Long Island crash
The incident began as a multi-vehicle crash on Middle Country Road at New Moriches Road in Lake Grove just before 6 p.m. Thursday.
Avonte Oquendo search enter 8th week
It's now been seven weeks since the disappearance of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who was last seen running out of his school in Long Island City, Queens, on October 4.
Philippines typhoon death toll rises above 5,000
The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further.
Precinct asks bars to not serve 'SantaCon' participants
The department has sent a letter to Midtown bar owners asking them tot to serve patrons dressed as Santa Claus during December's annual SantaCon charity bar crawl.
New York not on list for regional McRib availability
McDonald's, which has been struggling to keep up with a raft of new menu items, says the McRib won't be available nationally this year.
Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
Jennifer Lawrence lights up the screen as the brightest young star of her time, playing a role model for young women everywhere.
New Jersey online gambling launch beset by glitches
The so-called "soft play" period that began Thursday was to shake out bugs before the anticipated statewide launch of online betting next Tuesday. And there were plenty of bugs that needed shaking.
Copper heiress Huguette Clark's estate sues New York City hospital, doctor
A reclusive copper heiress' estate is seeking more than $100 million from a doctor and a hospital where she spent two decades, furthering a fight over her fortune after a feud over her disputed will was resolved.
Xbox One released Friday, set to compete with PlayStation 4
Microsoft's latest game console has arrived in North America and Europe and figures to be a hot item this holiday season.
Manhattan subway station robbery suspect arrested
The man, believed to be responsible for at least five robberies, is being questioned in a total of eight incidents, all but one on the subway, between November 17 and November 20.
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Monmouth University reports meningitis case
An employee of the campus controller's office is hospitalized in grave condition.
Two men allegedly taking pictures of kids in parks
Moms all over Washington Heights and Inwood are watching their kids a little closer.
Victim beaten by driver of ATV
A victim is speaking out for the first time after being brutally beaten by a driver of an ATV on Staten Island.
Surveillance of pickup involved in hit and run
Surveillance captured the driver speeding away last Saturday, just after slamming into the back of a cab.
Brooklyn gropings, police officer assault suspect charged
Police say Jesse Dailey assaulted a police officer, separating her shoulder, and groped at least three girls in Park Slope.
New Jersey police fatally shoot schizophrenic man
An investigation is under way Thursday after a man was shot and killed by police in New Jersey.
Queens Halloween attempted rape suspect arrested
Police in Queens have arrested a suspect in the attempted rape of a young college student heading home from a Halloween party in Flushing.
Patchogue stabbing suspect caught on surveillance camera
The search is on for a person accused of stabbing a man inside a store on Long Island, and Suffolk County police have released surveillance pictures they hope will lead to an arrest.
Alex Rodriguez bolts grievance hearing , won't appear Thursday
A person familiar with the proceedings says Alex Rodriguez's lawyers have rested their primary case at the arbitration hearing.
Baby Hope murder suspect indicted
The man accused of killing the little girl known as "Baby Hope" has officially been indicted. Conrado Juarez has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree.
Sag Harbor clothing store owner robbed at gunpoint
Police say a man and a woman entered the Corner Closet on Main Street Tuesday night and forced the owner at gunpoint into a storage area, where she was tied up.
Dina Lohan back in Long Island court on DWI charge
The 50-year-old Lohan was pulled over for speeding and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on the Northern State Parkway on Long Island on September 12.
Colorado teen gets A after dog eats science project
A Colorado teenager used the oldest excuse in the book and still got an A on her science project.
Michael Skakel released on bail as he awaits new trial in Connecticut
No longer in handcuffs or leg shackles, Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel walked out of court Thursday into the autumn chill.
Young Newton shooting victim honored by ASPCA
A 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting is being celebrated for her love of animals.
New York City anti-truancy effort a success, study finds
A report from Johns Hopkins University finds that a pilot anti-truancy program in New York City schools succeeded in cutting absenteeism.
'Catching Fire' premieres in New York City
The stars came out for the big red carpet premiere at the Lowes Theater on the Upper West Side.
Connecticut puppy thief caught on camera
Police in Connecticut are searching for a man who snatched a very young puppy right as cameras looked on.
Florida Congressman checks into rehab
Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel said Thursday he has checked himself into a rehabilitation center.
George Zimmerman released from jail after assault arrest
George Zimmerman is once again a free man after an arrest on criminal charges - but his freedom carries conditions.
Grace Meng, Congresswoman from Queens robbed in Washington DC
Police say she was struck over the head and robbed of her Gucci handbag in the Washington DC mugging.
George Zimmerman's estranged wife on 'Katie'
George Zimmerman's estranged wife will speak in an exclusive interview with Katie Couric about her husband's latest problems.
I-287 overpass repairs causes lane closures
Emergency repair work is forcing the partial closure of an interstate in New Jersey.
TSA releases holiday travel update
Here's a reminder of what you can and cannot carry with you through security at the airport.
Brooklyn multi-car accident causes major delays
Authorities say four people were hurt in a 13-vehicle accident on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn.
Knockout game to blame for Midwood attack?
Police believe this attack is another example of the Knockout game, in which innocent people are randomly sucker-punched.
Long Island school bus crash leaves 5 injured
Five people were injured when a mini school bus collided with a car on Long Island Wednesday morning.
Woman robbed, stabbed outside Long Island Wal-Mart
According to detectives, the 42-year-old victim was loading packages into her vehicle when she was confronted by a man who demanded her pocketbook.
Central Park rape suspect caught, charged
Police have arrested a homeless man in connection with an alleged rape that took place in Central Park over the weekend.
Wyandanch thieves steal donations meant for sick girl
The incident happened at Wyandanch Beer Co. on Long Island Avenue in Suffolk County around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
JoJo John pleads not guilty in fatal Hudson River boat crash
The man accused of killing two people when he drove a boat into a barge on the Hudson River pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Rockland County Court Wednesday.
'Real Housewives of New Jersey' stars plead not guilty
Two stars of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" were in court Wednesday to face additional fraud charges.
Escaped bull roaming Connecticut town fatally shot by police
Police shot and killed a 500-pound escaped bull that roamed around Trumbull for several hours Tuesday, forcing a local elementary school to keep pupils indoors until the animal left the area.
Bronx nail salon robbers caught on surveillance video
Police in the Bronx are searching for two men wanted in a pair of violent nail salon robberies, and they're hoping surveillance video will lead to an arrest.
NYPD killed 16 in 2012 after 9 in 2011, report says
New York Police Department officers were involved in more shooting incidents - resulting in more suspect deaths - in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to an annual firearms report released on Tuesday.
College of New Jersey student found safe
Kyle Greco, 22, has been located, according to officials. He had been missing since Tuesday afternoon.
Deadly police involved shooting in Middletown
Investigators are trying to sort out the details of a deadly police-involved shooting outside of a 24-hour convenience store in Middletown, Orange County.
Rye Golf Club manager charged with grand larceny
Prosecutors say he stole more than a quarter of a million dollars by submitting false invoices for nearly five years.
Sketch released of Brooklyn sex assault suspect
Police in Brooklyn are searching for a man who beat, robbed, and sexually assaulted a young woman.
Good Samaritans save people in wheelchairs from Bronx fire
Two people in wheelchairs were rescued from a two-alarm fire at a house in the Highbridge section of the Bronx Tuesday afternoon.
Queens attack leaves NYPD sergeant critically injured
An NYPD officer remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition after he was attacked outside a bar in Queens.
Brooklyn bodega robbery caught on camera
Police are looking for the suspects behind a bodega robbery in Brooklyn, and victim spoke exclusively to Eyewitness News.
Central Park rape person of interest identified
Police have identified the person they are looking to talk to in an alleged rape that took place in Central Park over the weekend. Authorities want to speak with 32-year-old Omar Hoist in connection with the attack.
Bronx point-blank shooting caught on video; 1 sought
A wild point-blank shooting was caught on camera in the Bronx, and somehow everyone involved survived the incident.
Long Island firefighter killed in hunting accident
A Long Island man accused of accidentally shooting a local firefighter during a hunting trip over the weekend could face homicide charges.
Steve Buscemi to lead bone marrow drive for Long Island boy
Actor Steve Buscemi will lead a bone marrow drive Tuesday in Red Hook, at the Friends of Firefighters headquarters at 199 Van Brunt Street.
New York City mayor signs bill raising age for tobacco buys
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, making New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
George Washington Bridge back to normal after emergency repairs
The Port Authority had closed two of the four upper level eastbound lanes of the George Washington Bridge and one of the bridge's lower level lanes to make emergency repairs.
Brooklyn ticket wins $130 million Powerball drawing
A single winning ticket to Saturday's $130 million Powerball drawing was sold at Rocco's Bakery and Deli on Brighton Beach Avenue.
'Selfie' declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries
Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea. Now "selfie" - the smartphone self-portrait - has been declared word of the year for 2013, according to Britain's Oxford University Press.
Broadway's 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' to close; Las Vegas next
Producers are turning the lights off forever on the Spider-Man musical on Broadway early next year, the final chapter in the story of most expensive theatrical show ever that shook off a troubled launch to become a hit and is now limping away to Las Vegas.
Beirut suicide bombers kill at least 23 near Iran Embassy
An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings that struck outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including an Iranian diplomat.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he smoked crack 'maybe once'
Toronto's mayor said he's smoked crack "maybe once" and said the city council has no business stripping him of his powers.
Top Stories From 11/13/2013
Huntington Station fire claims lives of mother, daughter
The victims were trapped inside the home on 4th Avenue when the flames broke out just before 11:45 p.m. Thursday.
Bronx apartment search nets AK-47, 3 suspects
Three people are under arrest and facing gun charges after police found an AK-47 inside their Bronx apartment Wednesday.
Brooklyn robbery sparks search for 5 young adults
Police are trying to find five young adults wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Brooklyn, and they are hoping a series of surveillance images will lead to arrests.
Avonte Oquendo search enter 7th week
It's now been six weeks since the disappearance of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who was last seen running out of his school in Long Island City, Queens, on October 4.
Baby Hope headstone, with girl's real name, dedicated
The headstone marking the grave of Baby Hope, which now bears her real name, was dedicated at a service in the Bronx Friday.
Family of Brooklyn man who died during police raid to sue NYPD
Family members of a Brooklyn man who died of a heart attack during a police raid will speak publicly Friday, announcing a lawsuit against the NYPD.
BatKid is hero for a day in San Francisco
Batkid is fighting crime on the mean streets of San Francisco. Follow at #SFBatKid.
2 New York City taxi medallions fetch $2.5 million at auction
At its 2008 auction, the highest bid for a pair of handicapped-accessible medallions was a little over $1.3 million
Biker Clint Caldwell, accused in assault, tells his side
One of the bikers charged in the motorcycle road rage case is speaking out and giving his side of the story.
Sick Alex Rodriguez won't fly back to New York for Friday MLB hearing
Alex Rodriguez will not appear for an investigatory interview with Major League Baseball investigators Friday in Manhattan and might choose not to testify at all before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz in his appeal of the 211-game suspension handed down by the league in August for alleged performance-enhancing drug violations.
Typhoon-struck Philippines begins mass burial
The air was thick with the stench of decay as sweating workers lowered the plastic coffins one by one into a large grave.
Pharmacist arrested in drug raid
A pharmacist was arrested in Jersey City, accused of trying to build an illegal drug lab.
Philippines typhoon: How you can help
Foreign governments and agencies have announced a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.
Secret Sales: Treats to kick off holiday shopping!
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Family says no tip for waitress because she's gay
A waitress in New Jersey was stiffed by her customers, and they left a note saying it was because she's gay.
New video of police chase, suspect on the loose
There is new video of a dangerous, high speed, chase through Westchester County into Connecticut and then back again.
Possible case of MRSA at Bronx school
A group of parents in the Bronx is outraged that they weren't notified when someone may have contracted MRSA.
Accused biker in SUV attack speaks out
For the first time we are hearing from Allen Edwards, one of the men arrested in the motorcycle road rage incident.
Jersey City pharmacist arrested on drug charges
Jordan Gonzalez, 33, of New York and formerly of Jersey City, is charged by criminal complaint with one count of attempting to manufacture methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) and one count of possessing chemicals and materials to manufacture a controlled substance.
New suspect pictures in Greenwich Village sex assault
Police are releasing new images in the hunt for the suspect in a violent sexual assault in Greenwich Village.
Staten Island ferry makes hard landing in Lower Manhattan
A Staten Island Ferry boat had a hard landing at Whitehall Street terminal in Lower Manhattan.
Philly-to-MacArthur passengers revolt over treatment of blind man
A US Airways flight was canceled after passengers refused to fly unless a blind man and his dog were allowed on board.
Lyndhurst man abducted, beaten; wife tied up
The victim of a home invasion and abduction in New Jersey managed to escape his attackers overnight, even after he was severely beaten.
Brooklyn rape suspect caught on surveillance video
The suspect was caught on surveillance camera, and authorities are hoping it will lead to an arrest.
Cypress Hills armed robbery caught on camera
The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. on October 14 in the vicinity of Fulton Street and Schenck Avenue in Cypress Hills.
4-alarm Passaic fire guts 2 buildings, scorches 2 others
The 4-alarm fire started just after 9 p.m. Wednesday at 24 Broadway and quickly spread to three neighboring buildings, destroying two of them.
Bronx man mugged in apartment building; Sketch released
The incident happened just before 9 p.m. on October 18 in the vicinity of Wallace and Lydig avenues in the Bronxdale section.
Manhattan bank robbery suspect caught on camera
Police are searching for a man accused of trying to rob two banks in Manhattan, and they are hoping surveillance images will lead to an arrest.
Stamford Christmas fire mom to marry fiance next year
Since the Christmas Day fire at her Connecticut home last year that took the lives of her three daughters and her parents, Madonna Badger wonders why she survived.
Taylor Swift takes on Victoria's Secret sexy catwalk
The Victoria's Secret Angels worked their magic on the catwalk Wednesday, weaving between chart-toppers Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy, and some fancy sets and stage tricks, yet somehow keeping the spotlight mostly on themselves.
Alec Baldwin stalker found guilty on all 5 counts
Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin was found guilty Thursday on all five counts of stalking and harassment in the case involving Alec Baldwin.
West Village bar robbed by armed suspects after close
Police hope a series of photographs will end the crimial careers of three men who robbed a Manhattan bar at gunpoint Wednesday.
Dead baby found at Elmsford recycling center was murdered, police say
The baby was found at Brookfield Recycling at 18 Hayes Street. Police say the baby was born full term, and are calling it a homicide.
Renewed calls for sidewalk extensions after fatal crash
For two years now, the Community Board says its requested sidewalk extensions at eight intersections along Park Avenue.
Hackensack woman may be a serial killer's victim
Investigators are looking into whether suspected serial killer Israel Keyes had something to do with the disappearance of a woman from Hackensack, New Jersey.
Alleged Alec Baldwin stalker held in contempt in New York City
The Canadian woman accused of stalking Alec Baldwin was held in contempt of court in New York City Wednesday and sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Queens apartment fire that left 11 hurt ruled accidental
The FDNY says a four-alarm fire in Queens that left eleven people injured and dozens out of their homes Tuesday night was accidental.
Bronx livery cab robbery suspects caught on video
Police have released new images and video of a man and woman wanted in an attack on a livery cab driver in the Bronx.
4 World Trade Center officially opens with ribbon cutting
The office tower at 4 World Trade Center has opened in lower Manhattan. A ribbon-cutting was held this morning for the 978-foot building.
Con Edison rates highest of any major US utility in 2012
Consolidated Edison's 2012 residential electricity prices were the highest of any major U.S. utility, newly released federal data show.
New York: Nearly 200,000 applied in health marketplace
New York's new online health exchange reports 197,011 New Yorkers have completed applications to get insured, while 48,162 have subsequently enrolled in plans, nearly half in the government-funded Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers.
New York City Council rejects Midtown East rezoning
The New York City Council will not pass one of outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's final significant proposals, a sweeping plan to rezone the eastern section of Midtown Manhattan to allow taller skyscrapers to populate the city's top commercial district.
Hackensack works to help man get benefits back after finding money
A formerly homeless northern New Jersey man is seeing an outpouring of public support after his plight touched people across the nation.
Alec Baldwin testifies against alleged stalker in New York City
Alec Baldwin says he never had a sexual or romantic relationship with a Canadian actress accused of stalking him.
Philippines typhoon aid slowly arriving
Desperately needed food, water and medical aid are only trickling into this city that took the worst blow from Typhoon Haiyan.
1st snowflakes fall as arctic air blasts northeast
The coldest temperatures of the season so far are in town Tuesday and Wednesday, with temperatures dropping steadily.
Typhoon Haiyan victims in Philippines plead for aid
Bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and desperate survivors pleaded for food in the Philippines.
Possible sighting of autistic boy's service dog Echo
Officials say a possible sighting for an autistic boy's missing service dog named Echo was reported in New Rochelle on Wednesday morning.
Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines
Rescuers faced blocked roads and damaged airports on Monday as they raced to deliver desperately needed tents, food and medicines to the typhoon-devastated eastern Philippines where thousands are believed dead.
Teacher at Seaside Heights school receives top honor
Superstorm Sandy hit last year, Marsha Dionisio was flooded out of her house, as were all her 4th grade students.
Husband claims wife was 'worked to death'
A woman was killed in a car accident and now her widower is suing the hospital where she was a nurse claiming she was worked to death.
DNA and depression
People suffering from depression may be aging faster than those who don't.
Little Italy rape: Person of interest caught on surveillance video
Police searching for the man who brutally raped a woman in front of her child in Little Italy have released new video showing a person of interest in connection with the case.
Bryant Park shooting victim's mother speaks, suspect arraigned
The teenager accused of opening fire on the crowded ice skating rink at Bryant Park was arraigned on criminal charges early Tuesday.
Arrest made in violent Brooklyn gas station robbery
Video shows the customer jump over the counter, rough up the clerk and threaten to do much worse.
Friends, family gather in Queens for Flight 587 crash anniversary
For a few anguished hours on Nov. 12, 2001, Americans still in shock over the 9/11 attacks watched television footage of the blazing wreckage of a jetliner that had just crashed in a Queens neighborhood, and wondered: Is it happening again?
Despite high scores, another top dancer eliminated on 'DWTS'
There was another shocking elimination on "Dancing with the Stars" Monday night as the stars took on trio dances.
New York City's 1 World Trade is tallest in US, committee rules
An expert committee of architects on Tuesday ruled that New York City's new World Trade Center tower is the tallest building in the U.S., edging out Chicago's Willis Tower.
Bill de Blasio remains mum about key New York City appointments
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio returned to the city he'll soon govern after a victory lap in Puerto Rico, but remained tight-lipped Monday about key appointments to his new administration and whether he would try to influence the City Council Speaker's race.
New York City stop and frisk plaintiffs protest to appeals court
Lawyers who won a court ruling finding that New York City's stop-and-frisk tactics were discriminatory filed papers Monday challenging an appeals panel's decision to knock the judge who ruled in their favor off the case.
Brooklyn musicians murder-suicide apparently sparked by money dispute
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said a money dispute was involved in Monday's shootings in Brooklyn, in which a musician shot three other musicians before killing himself.