<![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, 22 Nov 2014 05:44:24 -0500 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:44:24 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Stairwell: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:30:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pink-Houses-Accidental-Shooting-NY-Gurley-Inset.jpg
A probationary NYPD officer is being placed on modified duty after he apparently accidentally shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a dimly lit stairwell while on foot patrol at a Brooklyn housing...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Seeks Owner of Vintage Photo Found During Sandy]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:31:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sandy+wedding+photo+copy.jpg
When Hurricane Sandy hit Massapequa two years ago, so much was lost but at least one special thing survived all the destruction.]]>
<![CDATA[Alleged Robbers Crash Car on Brooklyn Street: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:24:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/overturned+car+nypd.jpg
A wild police chase of a pair of armed robbers in Brooklyn led to a violent crash in which the suspects' vehicle flipped over in the middle of the street before they fled on foot, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Fatally Stabbed on Manhattan Street: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:55:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/88961749.jpg
Police are investigating a stabbing on an upper Manhattan street Friday evening.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Tech Student Killed in Hit-Run Walking Home]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:02:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+hit+run+fatal+11+20.jpg
A 14-year-old Brooklyn Tech student walking home Thursday evening was hit and killed by a 78-year-old driver who fled the scene before she was caught by police later, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Flood Insurance Bill Shocks NJ Sandy Survivors]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:22:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sandy+insurance+bill.jpg
After building back from damage caused by Sandy, a New Jersey couple is reeling from an insurance bill nearing $3,000 a month. Brian Thompson has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:56:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/poseidon+quinones1.jpg
Police say they've arrested a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Crime and Courts]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:40:24 -0500 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[Long Island, FDNY Crews Buffalo-Bound to Help Snow Dig]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:15:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dpw+suffolk+headed+buffalo.jpg
A volunteer group of seven workers from Suffolk's Department of Public Works are hitting the road north to help Buffalo dig out from the enormous blizzard.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Put in Chokehold, Robbed in Central Park: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/central+park+robbers+11+19.jpg
A man and a woman assaulted and robbed a parkgoer inside Central Park Wednesday night, putting the victim in a chokehold as they took her purse and then ran away, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Thrown From Moving Car in Queens: Veterinarians]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:05:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYC-Queens-Dog-Thrown-Car.jpg
A six-year-old dog was thrown from a moving vehicle Thursday night in Queens, according to the clinic treating the dog.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found Dead in Parked Car: NYPD]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:18:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043312.jpg
Police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old woman found slumped in her parked car in Brooklyn Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Several Hurt in Blast at Industrial Building: Officials]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
Two or three people were hurt in a minor blast at an industrial building in New Jersey Friday morning, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Local Reaction to President Obama's Immigration Reform Policy]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:27:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/long+island+reax+immigration+plan.jpg
President Obama's plan has millions of undocumented immigrants celebrating. But for millions more, nothing has changed. Greg Cergol found both on Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[The Death of Eric Garner]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:45:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/eric+garner+death+inset.jpg
Eric Garner died in police custody July 17. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide.

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<![CDATA[Officers Shoot Suspect Who Jumped in Cab: Prosecutors]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:26:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043312.jpg
Police investigating gun crimes in New Jersey shot and critically wounded a man they say jumped in a cab to avoid being interviewed and then later struggled with officers when they caught up, prosecutors say.

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<![CDATA[Cable Tech Sexually Assaulted Customers: Prosecutor]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:04:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Photo+Malave.jpg
A former New Jersey cable technician has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women in their homes while he was on the job, prosecutors say.

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<![CDATA[Bronx Man Jailed for 18 Years Despite 13 Alibi Witnesses]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:34:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Richard+Rosario001+%282%29.jpg
Richard Rosario sat down in the visiting room of an upstate New York prison and began to recount the same story he’s been telling since a summer evening nearly two decades ago.

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<![CDATA[Bronx Man Charged in Upper West Side Sex Assault]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:21:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sexual+assault+suspect+sept+26.jpg
A 43-year-old Bronx man has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside her Upper West Side apartment earlier this year, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Kids Killed, Boy and Woman Hurt in NJ Shooting: Cops]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:42:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/burlington+shooting.jpg
A boy and a girl were killed and a woman and another boy were critically wounded in a shooting at a house in New Jersey Thursday morning, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Fake Cop Threatens to Arrest Woman, Rapes Her: NYPD]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:49:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fake+cop+sex+assault+11+20.jpg
A 47-year-old convicted sex offender from Brooklyn has been accused of pretending to be a police officer to coerce a woman into having sex with him, the NYPD says.]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Snatches Unattended Purses in Bars: NYPD]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:33:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/purse+robberies+bars+brooklyn.jpg
A thief's been snatching unattended purses from bars in Brooklyn, making off with cash, iPhones and credit cards, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[SUV That Ran Down Brothers Outside Theater Found: Cops]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:40:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/North-Bergen-Hit-Run-Crash-Inset-Car.jpg
Police have recovered the SUV they say last week ran down two New Jersey brothers, impaling one victim on a fence and forcing doctors to amputate the other's leg.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns to Jones Beach]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:45:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jones+beach+holiday+light+spectacular.jpg
The Christmas lights are back on at Jones Beach after seven years in the dark. Greg Cergol reports]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Destroys Central Park Ambulances, Response Time Threatened]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:42:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cpmu+ambulance.JPG
An overnight fire destroyed two specially crafted ambulances designed to fit under the numerous bridges and tunnels throughout Central Park, endangering crews' ability to respond to potential emergencies.

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<![CDATA[Bank Exec Found Dead in Tub With Throat Slashed: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:01:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic1.jpg
Police are investigating the death of a Citigroup manager who was found in his Manhattan apartment bathtub with this throat cut.]]>
<![CDATA[Men Accused of Forcing Girl, 15, Into Prostitution: DA]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:42:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
Two men have been accused of enslaving a 15-year-old girl and forcing her into prostitution, prosecutors say.]]>
<![CDATA[Condo Owners of Brooklyn Apartment Building Forced to Vacate]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:47:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/evictions+williamsburg+developments.jpg
On one of the coldest days of the season, police oversaw the eviction of dozens of families from a Brooklyn apartment building. The families did nothing wrong, and they own the apartments they're being forced to...]]>
<![CDATA[Man From Mali Tests Negative for Ebola at Bellevue: Officials]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:30:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_hospital_bellevue_ny_st.jpg
A man who recently arrived in New York City from Mali and developed unspecified symptoms has tested negative for Ebola, health officials said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[NJ Shooting Suspect Caught by Cop on Horseback]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:06:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mounted+cop+newark+chase.jpg
Authorities say an armed suspect was chased down by an officer on horseback after a shooting in downtown Newark.]]>
<![CDATA[The Good Fight: Brooklyn Food Pantry Goes Digital]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:38:37 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/digital+food+pantry+bed+stuy+st+johns.jpg
One food pantry is giving a high-tech helping hand to those in need. Pat Battle has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Livery Cab Driver Shot in Harlem]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:35:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/187062332.jpg
A 30-year-old livery cab driver was shot by a fare who pretended to forget something at the place where he was picked up and robbed the driver when he went back to the location, police said.

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<![CDATA[Death of Bronx Boy, 3, Ruled Homicide]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:54:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/POSEIDON3YROLD.JPG
The medical examiner has ruled the death of a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx last week a homicide.

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<![CDATA[Record-Setting Cold Freezes Tri-State]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:16:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cold-nyc.jpg
Parts of New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut saw the coldest Nov. 19 on record as an arctic snap continued to freeze the entire region Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Fatal Bronx Subway Shove: NYPD]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:07:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kevin+darden+subway+push+suspect.jpg
Police have arrested a man in the subway attack Sunday in which a 61-year-old man was pushed to his death in front of a Bronx train as his wife watched in horror, police say.]]>