Jonathan Dienst, NBC New York

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

3 Women Found Stabbed to Death in NYC Home

Three women were found stabbed to death in a Brookville, Queens, home on 182nd Street today. Here's what we know so far. → Read More

No Criminal Charges to be Filed Against Rudy Giuliani After 2-Year Probe, FBI Raid

Federal prosecutors have informed the court that the grand jury investigation into Rudy Giuliani has concluded and “that based on information currently available to the Government, criminal charges are not forthcoming.” → Read More

‘I Am the Attacker:' Man Arrested in NJ Threat Case; Chilling Details Revealed in Court

The FBI warned the public on the case out of an abundance of caution. Investigators say this is the man behind the NJ synagogue scare this month. → Read More

FBI Identifies Suspect in NJ Synagogues Threat Case

The FBI warning to NJ synagogues came after an antisemitic online threat, the Newark office tweeted. Here's the latest on the investigation. → Read More

A nationwide catalytic converter theft ring made hundreds of millions of dollars, feds say

Thefts of catalytic converters — antipollution car parts laden with valuable platinum, palladium and rhodium — have exploded since the pandemic began. → Read More

Manhunt Underway for ‘Armed and Dangerous' Cop Shooter in NJ

Kendall Howard is wanted in the Newark NJ police shootings yesterday. He's from East Orange. Here's what we know. → Read More

Dozens of subpoenas issued in investigation involving Sen. Bob Menendez

Dozens of federal grand jury subpoenas have been issued in recent months in a criminal probe involving several individuals in New Jersey and Sen. Bob Menendez. → Read More

NY Hotel Shooting Suspects Investigated in Previous Murder, Robbery: Sources

The Courtyard Marriot in Poughkeepsie was the scene of a shooting that killed a Marist College student's relative. Here's what investigators found in the hotel... → Read More

‘Barbaric and Unprovoked' Killing of EMS Veteran, 9/11 Responder Shakes NYC

Alison Russo-Elling , 61, was a World Trade Center first responder and 25-year veteran EMS member who was stabbed in a come-from-behind attack by a stranger when she went to get food by her Astoria stationhouse. She is survived by a daughter. → Read More

Dynamite-Looking Device Caused Newark Security Scare on 9/11; Lab Tests Pending

This is what caused the security scare at Newark Airport on the 9/11 anniversary. → Read More

Feds Search Park Ave High-Rise, Southampton Estate in Russian Oligarch Probe

Federal agents were seen searching a Park Avenue high-rise and a Southhampton estate Thursday connected to a Russian oligarch who recently had his yacht seized, according to sources familiar with the matter. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and FBI agents along with NYPD detectives were seen carrying boxes during a search of 515 Park Ave. in Manhattan and 19 Duck Pond Lane in Southampton…. → Read More

FBI and DHS warn threats to federal law enforcement have spiked in the wake of Mar-a-Lago search

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security advised officials in an unclassified joint intelligence bulletin that the threats are coming from online and other platforms, two senior law enforcement officials told NBC News. → Read More

Rudy Giuliani is unlikely to face charges in federal lobbying probe

Rudy Giuliani is unlikely to face federal charges stemming from his dealings in Ukraine, according to three people familiar with the matter. → Read More

Man with gun, knife arrested near Justice Kavanaugh's house

An armed man was arrested overnight near the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after he called 911 on himself, law enforcement officials said. → Read More

Drunk Man in Ambulance Shoots NYC EMT in Back After Disorderly Bar Call: Cops

Thomas McCauley was apprehended outside the Funky Monkey bar on Staten Island and allegedly shot the EMT in the back in the ambulance. → Read More

One dead, five injured, suspect detained in shooting during Asian church service

The shooting was reported at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, a retirement community. Sources say the suspect is Asian. → Read More

8 Dead, Including Gunman, in Buffalo, New York Supermarket Mass Shooting: Police

Eight people are dead after a gunman entered a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, and opened fire Saturday afternoon, law enforcement source said. The shooter... → Read More

NYPD Officer Shot in Bronx: Police Officials

An NYPD officer was shot while in the Bronx Tuesday evening, according to two senior police officials. → Read More

Frank James, suspect in Brooklyn subway shooting, is now in custody

Police apprehended Frank R. James, the man police identified as a person of interest in the Brooklyn subway shooting that left 10 wounded and 13 others injured, authorities said Wednesday. → Read More

Manhunt for Brooklyn Subway Gunman Intensifies as Mass Transit Shooting Rocks NYC

“You start seeing faces against the glass, and it’s people, several women, banging against the glass, screaming,” one terrified subway rider in the next car over from the shooter said. → Read More