<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 28 May 2017 07:05:29 -0400Sun, 28 May 2017 07:05:29 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[BBQs Under Umbrellas? Severe Storms Expected Monday]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 15:35:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/weathermemorialday.jpg
Saturday starts out with clear skies, but rain is on the way for the extended Memorial Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[Bacteria Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Memorial Day Weekend]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 23:32:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/long+island+beach1.jpg
Six beaches on Long Island are closed to bathing Memorial Day weekend because their waters are contaminated with bacteria that can be harmful to people.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate Deadly Accident in Westchester County]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 22:34:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+line+generic+with+sirens.jpg
One person is dead and two are in critical condition after four people were struck by a vehicle in Peekskill Saturday afternoon that had been parked on the street, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Newark Airport Cleared After Pressure Cooker Scare: Police]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 22:28:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newark-evac.jpg
A terminal in Newark airport was evacuated for about an hour Saturday after authorities found a pressure cooker, Port Authority police said. Police said that no threat was found after the package was discovered...

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<![CDATA[Man Beaten to Death While Walking Dog: Prosecutors ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 18:32:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Earl-Allayne-Jr-inset-cc.jpg
A man was beaten to death while walking his dog in New Jersey, prosecutors said.

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<![CDATA[Jersey Shore Hotspot Offers Visitors New Parking App ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 17:02:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/asbury-park.jpg
One of New Jersey's legendary shore spots is making it easier for visitors to park.Asbury Park is unveiling a parking smartphone app this weekend that allows users to pay for parking, track how much...

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<![CDATA[Man Caught on Video Riding on Outside of MTA Bus]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 18:19:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MAN-RIDING-OUTSIDE-OF-BUS--.jpg
A man hopped on the back of an MTA bus and held on for dear life as the bus drove through Central Park, video shows.

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<![CDATA[NJ Transit Cabin Door Open While Moving, Video Shows]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 20:45:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016415751_1200x675_954886211942.jpg
A New Jersey Transit train rode along the tracks with an open passenger cabin door on Friday, a video from a rider shows.]]>
<![CDATA[These Streets Will Be Closed in NYC for Memorial Day Parades]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 11:50:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-688317052_master.jpg
The city is honoring those who served in times of war with the following parades throughout the five boroughs.

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<![CDATA[Woman Attacks Stranger With Glass Bottle: Police]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 14:57:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RANDOM-GLASS-BOTTLE-ASSAULT.jpg
A woman attacked a stranger from behind with a glass bottle, cutting her head, police said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Man Shoots Wife to Death in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 15:27:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Gabino-Genao-inset.jpg
A man shot his wife to death in Brooklyn, police said Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Henry David Thoreau's Desk Heads to NYC ]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 11:29:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/morgan-library-crop.jpg
The simple desk on which Henry David Thoreau wrote "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience" will be on display in New York City this summer.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Struck, Killed by Taxi on Van Wyck Expressway: NYPD]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 13:38:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police-GettyImages-187062332.jpg
A man who was walking on the Van Wyck Expressway early Saturday was struck and killed by a yellow taxi, then hit again by another vehicle, police said.

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<![CDATA[New for Memorial Day: Rockaway Boardwalk, Free Sunscreen]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 14:44:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/STRAHAN-ROCKAWAY-BOARDWALK-.jpg
Just in time for Memorial Day, all eight public beaches in New York City are now open. Here's what you need to know to best prepare for lying in the sun:

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<![CDATA[Memorial Day Deals for Vets and the Military 2017]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 22:48:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/0526115+american+flag+generic+usa.jpg
Members of the military and veterans already get discounts at stores, but as we pay respect to their service on Memorial Day, there are even more.

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<![CDATA[NBC 4, Telemundo 47 Pull Out of Puerto Rican Day Parade]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_desfile_puertorriqueno.jpg
NBC 4 New York has pulled its sponsorship of the Puerto Rican Day Parade amid controversy over organizers' decision to honor a Puerto Rican nationalist linked to deadly bombings in New York and other cities.

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<![CDATA[Images: Tractor-Trailer Burns at NJ Transit Service Area]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 10:48:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fire-527-cc-2-crop.jpg
<![CDATA[Trump Budget Plan May Mean More Toll Roads in NJ]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:46:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/More_Tolls_Possible_in_NJ_as_Part_of_Trump_Budget_Plan.jpg
Under the Trump administration, I-78, I-80 I-287, I-95 and I-295 could become toll roads. Lori Bordonaro reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer Fire Spreads to NJ Turnpike Service Center]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 10:52:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fire-527-cc-2-crop.jpg
A tractor-trailer caught fire and the flames spread to a building at the Vince Lombardi Service Center on the New Jersey Turnpike at the start of the Memorial Day Weekend, state police said.

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<![CDATA[3 Men Shot by Bicyclist in Chelsea: NYPD]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 10:54:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/STRAHAN-THREE-SHOT-CHELSEA-.jpg
Three men standing on the sidewalk in Chelsea were shot early Saturday by a man on a bicycle, police said.

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<![CDATA[Party Boat Problems in Sheepshead Bay]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:41:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Party_Boat_Problems_in_Sheepshead_Bay.jpg
People in one Brooklyn neighborhood say the city needs to crack down on boozy party boats that are sinking the quality of life in their neighborhood. Some are even fleeing the area ahead of Memorial Day weekend....]]>
<![CDATA[Brown Tide Hits Long Island Waters]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:50:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Brown_Tide_Hits_Long_Island_Waters.jpg
Brown tide has left some waters on Long Island the color of a cup of coffee. This year's outbreak has hit early -- the earliest since 2008. The bacteria isn't dangerous to humans, but pollution helps cause]]>
<![CDATA[Sanitation Dept. Scours Trash for Woman's Missing Jewelry]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:36:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trash16.jpg
The Dept. of Sanitation searched a heap of trash for a Staten Island woman's missing engagement ring and earrings, reports say.

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<![CDATA[Man Tells Rescuers Giant Fish Pulled Him Into Harlem River]]> Sat, 27 May 2017 00:57:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/harlem+river+fish+pulls+drunk+man.jpg
A slippery step -- or perhaps the tug of a giant fish -- sent a fisherman plunging off the East River Greenway and into the Harlem River, where he was eventually rescued by the FDNY.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Fights Murder Conviction Linked to Scarcella]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Man_Fights_Murder_Conviction_Linked_to_Scarcella.jpg
A man says he was wrongfully convicted in a shocking crime: the murder of a 4-year-old girl. Sundhe Moses says he was forced to confess by former NYPD detective Lou Scarcella, who's found himself under...]]>
<![CDATA[17 Kids Taken to Hospital After School Bus, Truck Collide]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 12:58:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/school-bus-generic2.jpg
More than a dozen children were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after their school bus got into an accident with a commercial box truck in Queens Friday, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Final Rest for Fallen New Jersey Marine]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 23:21:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Final_Rest_for_Fallen_New_Jersey_Marine.jpg
While the nation honors servicemen and women lost in battle, David Ushery is with a New Jersey family as they lay to rest fallen Marine 1st Lt. William C. Ryan Jr., almost 48 years to the day after his...]]>
<![CDATA[ConEd Says No UES Power Outage, Despite Reports]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:58:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/upper+east+side1+-+Copy.jpg
Con Edison said there appears to be no power outage on the Upper East Side, despite reports on social media.

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<![CDATA[Empire State Building Lights up for Memorial Day]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 21:54:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/empire+state+building+memorial+day.jpg
The Empire State Building lit up red, white and blue on Friday evening in honor of Memorial Day weekend. ]]>
<![CDATA[$1.6K in Crack Cocaine Lands in Police 'Lost and Found' Box]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 12:34:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crack+cocaine+pd.jpg
Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.

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<![CDATA[Man Dangles From Stick Before Harlem River Rescue]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:32:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Man_Dangles_From_Stick_Before_Harlem_River_Rescue.jpg
A man who fell into the Harlem River Friday evening was seen clinging to a stick as onlookers tried to help him. Chopper 4 was over the scene as rescuers came to his aid.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Punches 2 Women at Coney Island Subway: Police]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:02:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/punchassaultconeyisland.jpg
A man punched two women at the Coney Island subway station, knocking one of them out, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Delays on LIRR Babylon Branch After Train Hits Person]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 16:24:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LIRR+jamaica2.jpg
The LIRR resumed service through Sayville on Friday evening after a person was struck by a train, but riders heading out of the city should expect significant delays.Service was suspended between the...

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<![CDATA[Detective, Son of Mayor, Accused of Taking Drug Evidence From PD]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 15:19:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Stephen+Rilling+mug+shot.jpg
Fairfield police detective Stephen Rilling, the son of the mayor of Norwalk, is accused of taking drug evidence from the Fairfiield police department and the mayor released a statement saying his son has...

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<![CDATA[City Employees in Mount Vernon Can't Cash Paychecks]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 20:48:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/120916+cash+money+generic.jpg
City employees in Mount Vernon are missing paychecks because of insufficient funds in the city's payroll account, the mayor says. Mayor Richard Thomas told News 4 that a transfer mistake left at...

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<![CDATA[The 2nd Best Burger in All of America Is in NYC, Review Says]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 14:17:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/best+burger+generic.jpg
If you're salivating over the thoughts of juicy, perfectly grilled burgers this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to let someone else make it for you -- and we've got a couple options in...

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<![CDATA[Mom of Newborn Found in Bushes Goes to Police]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 13:23:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/zaytuna-grocery-store-danbury.jpg
The mother of a newborn baby boy who was found abandoned behind a Danbury grocery store on Sunday walked into the police station Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[School Buses Go Up in Flames in New Jersey]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 09:53:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bus+fire+toms+river.jpg
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that consumed multiple school buses in New Jersey overnight.

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<![CDATA[Watch Tick Creep Toward Sleeping NJ Transit Rider's Ear]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 14:06:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tick+on+train+spot+shadow.jpg
A New Jersey Transit rider captured stomach-churning video of a tick crawling up a seat across a headrest, coming startlingly close to a sleeping man's ear.News 4 viewer Kishauna DeCarmo says she was...

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<![CDATA[Masked Woman Sprays Burning Substance in MTA Driver's Face]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:22:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BUS+DRIVER+ASSAULT+SUSPECT+BK+-+01010113_WNBC_000000016400949.jpg
A woman wearing a surgical mask sprayed an "unknown substance" in a bus driver's face in Brooklyn last week, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[This Might Be the Weirdest NYC Burglary Haul Ever]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:36:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fondue+robber.jpg
A man broke into the basement of a Bronx apartment building earlier this month and made off with a rather odd haul -- two toy race cars, a milk shake machine and a chocolate fondue machine, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Westchester Day Care Evacuated for Carbon Monoxide Probe]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 11:15:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DAYCARE+CENTER+EVACUATED+WHITE+PLAINS+LIVE+PIX+-+11080212_WNBC_.jpg
Authorities have evacuated a children's center in Westchester as they investigate possible carbon monoxide in the building. Fire trucks and other emergency personnel are responding at Lois Bronz...

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<![CDATA[Even Bleecker Street Stores Can't Keep Up With Rent: Senator]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 15:10:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/empty+storefront+nyc.jpg
Even Bleecker Street can't keep up with rising rents.Eighteen percent of retail spaces along Bleecker Street from Sixth to Eighth avenues in Greenwich Village -- a popular shopping corridor -- remain...

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<![CDATA[Steal! Bethenny Frankel Drops Asking Price for SoHo Digs]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 12:13:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/frankel+soho.jpg
Bethenny Frankel has been looking to offload her luxurious SoHo apartment for months now. And the "Real Housewives" star has just dropped her asking price.

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<![CDATA[$600 Saks Dress Swiped off NYC Porch]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:22:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MAN+STEALS+BOX+BK+web+-+00001911_WNBC_000000016400509.jpg
A man walking down the sidewalk in Brooklyn swiped a valuable package off somebody’s front porch, police say.]]>