<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:21:09 -0400 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:21:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Drunk Driver Injures NJ Officer in Crash: Cops]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:16:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lodi+police+crash+breslin+inset.jpg
A drunk driver seriously injured a New Jersey police officer in a highway crash early Saturday, officials say, and he fled the scene before being apprehended.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Struck, Killed by Train After Jumping Onto Tracks]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:47:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc-subway-generic.jpg
A man in his 60s was struck and killed by an oncoming train in midtown Manhattan subway station after he jumped onto the tracks to try to fetch personal belongings that had fallen, according to officials.]]>
<![CDATA[Wind Causes Plane to Overturn Off NJ Runway]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:54:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/7-25-2013-airplane-generic.jpg
A strong wind caused a plane to veer off the side of a runway and then overturn after it touched down at a New Jersey airport Saturday morning, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Being Shot in the Head in Queens: Police]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:29:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_81281832.jpg
Police say a 20-year-old man died after being found on a Queens street with gunshot wounds to the head Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armed+robbery+scrap+metal+yard+nj.jpg
The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:15:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/woman-baby-chelsea.JPG
Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:25:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shooting+suspect+innocent+boy.jpg
A 19-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Autistic Boy Found in Brooklyn]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:53:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/782-14+Missing+68+Pct+%28Daniel+Ghabra%29.jpg
An autistic boy who does not speak walked away from his mother while at a laundromat in Brooklyn Friday afternoon and was missing for several hours before being found four miles from the laundromat.]]>
<![CDATA[Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:50:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/184*120/041914_a_DogRST65p_RGB.jpg
Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed...

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<![CDATA[Crime and Courts]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:40:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gavel.jpg
Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about crime, corruption and counterterrorism.

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<![CDATA[Mayor De Blasio Aims to Keep Film, TV in NYC]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:29:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/de+blasio+tv+tax+breaks.jpg
Mayor De Blasio surprised many by coming out in support of some big tax breaks from the Bloomberg era in an effort to keep the Big Apple in the business of show business. Andrew Siff has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Groped Girl Walking Dog, Kissed Her on Cheek: NYPD]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:57:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/778-14+Sex+Abuse+Suspect.jpg
Police are looking for a man who allegedly sexually abused a 12-year-old girl walking her dog on a Brooklyn street Wednesday before running away.]]>
<![CDATA[Coast Guard Wants Dredging on Hackensack River]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:31:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/coast+guard+dredging+secaucus.jpg
Emergency responders say there's not enough clearance for most Coast Guard Auxiliary boats at low tide. Brian Thompson reports]]>
<![CDATA[Professor's "Game of Thrones" Post Taken as a Threat]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/game-of-thrones-shirt-professor.jpg
A New Jersey college professor was placed on unpaid leave after posting online a photo of his 6-year-old daughter wearing a shirt with a quote from "Game of Thrones" that administrators took as a threat.

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A Secret Service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to a man who once worked as the baseball-headed mascot.

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<![CDATA[Man Exposes Himself to Girl Throwing Out Trash: NYPD]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:47:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/public+lewdness+suspect+bronx.jpg
Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a girl throwing out trash in her Bronx apartment building and exposed himself to her.]]>
<![CDATA[Dad, Unable to Walk After Hit-Run, Searches for Driver]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:17:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/man+hit+wheelchair+garden+city.jpg
A 54-year-old Long Island welder who was critically injured in a hit-and-run in February has released surveillance video of the crash in the hope that someoene will be able to identify the driver.]]>
<![CDATA[Napping Burglary Suspect Arrested on Long Island: Police]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:10:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs12.jpg
A suspected burglar was arrested on Long Island Thursday after he was found napping in his car with stolen lottery tickets, police say.

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<![CDATA[Deliveryman Critically Hurt in East Harlem Hit-Run]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:10:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/east+harlem+hit+run+bicyclist.jpg
A restaurant delivery worker riding a bicycle was struck and hurt by a vehicle that fled the scene in East Harlem Thursday evening, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Party Bus Owner Blasts Drunk Teens Who Trashed Bus]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:41:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/party+bus+trashed+teens.jpg
The owner of a coach bus company whose employee was arrested after police discovered he was driving a party bus full of drunk teenagers, beer and liquor says it's the teenagers who should be...]]>
<![CDATA[Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stevens+tech+mumps.jpg
A college campus in northern New Jersey is on alert after eight students were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease.]]>
<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton Expecting a Baby]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:05:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/198*120/chelsea-clinton-pregnant.JPG
The Clintons are going to be grandparents -- Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child later this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Cabbie Accused of Avoiding 3,000 Bridge Tolls ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:46:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GENERIC-CAB.gif
A New York City taxi driver is accused of avoiding bridge tolls more than 3,000 times in two years by tailgating cars in front of him and slipping through the tollbooth before the barrier came down, prosecutors...]]>
<![CDATA[Beloved NYC Chocolate Company Wiped Out by Sandy Looks for Relief]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:43:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/madelaine+chocolate.jpg
One of the city's sweetest businesses still hasn't fully reopened since Hurricane Sandy wiped it out. The beloved Madelaine Chocolate Company in the Rockaways suffered millions of dollars worth of damage in the...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies in Mysterious Fire at Domino's]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:14:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dominos-fire-wappingers.jpg
Police are investigating an early morning fire inside a Domino's Pizza that killed a 19-year-old man who was set to be hired at the restaurant that day.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:09:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+boy+shot+innocent+bystander.jpg
Police say they are questioning a man in connection to a daytime shooting in Brooklyn where a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus was hit by stray bullets.]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter Battle NJ House Fire]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/passaic+fire+little+falls.jpg
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Little Falls, N.J.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chelsea-Abduction-Suspect-Inset-2.jpg
Police are looking for a woman who allegedly tried to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[De Blasio Announces Changes to Sandy Recovery Program]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:23:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003777224_1200x675_229733955923.jpg
Mayor de Blasio has announced new changes to the "Build it Back" program aimed at helping homeowners still displaced by Sandy. Marc Santia has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Robbed, Punched in Manhattan Building: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/762-14+Robbery+7th+Pct+11-15-14.jpg
Police are searching for a robber who punched a 65-year-old man, causing him to fall down a staircase, and stole the victim's wallet containing $1,600 and credit cards inside a Chinatown building Tuesday. ]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Bears Eat From Birdfeeder in NJ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/206*120/bears-birdfeeder.JPG
Three black bears surprised a New Jersey neighborhood when they boldly ran through several backyards, climbing fences and snuffling around a birdfeeder, which was caught on video by a local landscaper. ]]>