<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:03:56 -0400 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:03:56 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Alleged Cop's Degrading Tirade Against Uber Driver Probed]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:37:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/uber+rant.jpg
The NYPD says its Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating a video that appears to show a man who indicates he is a police officer verbally abusing an Uber driver in an at-times xenophobic roadside tirade in the...

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<![CDATA["She's Not a Murderer": Daughters Defend Mom in Metro-North Crash]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:13:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/metronorth+crash+kids.jpg
The daughters of the woman killed after she stopped her SUV in front of an oncoming Metro-North train, sparking a deadly explosion that killed five others, spoke publicy for the first time on the "Today"...

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<![CDATA[Woman, 70, Fatally Shot in Head After Answering Front Door: Cops]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:35:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elderly+woman+shot+in+head.jpg
A 70-year-old woman was fatally shot in the head after answering her front door in Queens early Monday, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[NYers Lured for Free Shoes in Medicaid Fraud: DA]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:33:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sneaker+medicaid+fraud.jpg
Nine doctors and 14 others have been arrested in an alleged Medicaid fraud scheme in which residents in low-income neighborhoods and homeless shelters were recruited to take unnecessary medical tests in exchange...]]>
<![CDATA[Federal Charges Against Menendez May Come Wednesday: Sources]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:15:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/robert+menendez+march+6.jpg
Federal charges could come as early as Wednesday in connection with the ongoing corruption investigation into U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, sources familiar with the probe tell NBC 4...]]>
<![CDATA["Boulevard of Death" Getting $100M Safety Makeover: DOT]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:47:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/queens+blvd2.jpg
New York City's "Boulevard of Death" is getting a makeover. A $100 million project to redesign Queens Boulevard was announced Tuesday by the New York City Department of Transportation.

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<![CDATA[Man on Life Support After Being Hit by Cop Driving to Work: Police]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:08:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_56280433141.jpg
A man is on life support after he was hit by a car driven by an off-duty police officer while crossing a street Monday night in New Jersey, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found on Private Connecticut Beach: Police]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:11:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic1.jpg
Police say a body was found on a private Connecticut beach Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Retired NYPD Detective Dies Saving Boy From Drowning: Report]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:31:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ocean_waves_generic_wavesgeneric.jpg
A retired NYPD officer reportedly died over the weekend as he saved a young boy from drowning during a family trip in Puerto Rico.]]>
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<![CDATA[Storm Team 4]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:04:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/StormTeam4_1B.jpg
Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust]]>
<![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[Spring Psych! Snow, Rain Slicken Parts of NY, NJ for Evening Commute]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:02:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/slush+nyc1.jpg
Nearly two weeks into spring, winter-weary tri-state residents are still hoping for that first sustained period of seasonably warm, pleasant weather: It won't start soon, according to Storm Team 4.

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<![CDATA[The Death of Eric Garner]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:48:57 -0400 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. A special grand jury convened to hear the case declined to indict the NYPD officer seen in amateur video wrapping...

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<![CDATA[Coyote Wanders Onto Bar Rooftop in Queens]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lic+bar+coyotoe+2IMG_1484.jpg
A wild animal resembling a coyote wandered onto the roof of a bar in Queens where it appeared to be stranded for several hours Monday, witnesses reported.

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<![CDATA[Man Gropes Girls in Flushing, Queens: NYPD]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:04:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006613026_1200x675_420418115676.jpg
Police are looking for a man suspected of groping three teenagers on the street in Flushing, Queens.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD: Bag Containing Remains Found in Queens]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:14:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/body+in+suitcase+queens.jpg
A black duffel bag containing unidentified human remains was found in Queens.]]>
<![CDATA[Drugstore Robber Threatens Workers With Needles: NYPD]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:39:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/duane+reader+robber+needle.jpg
A Duane Reade drugstore robber in midtown threatened employees with needles and said he had HIV when they caught him stealing merchandise, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[NY State Budget Deal: Big Tax Cut for Yacht Owners]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:13:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ny+budget+3+30.jpg
There's no minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but New York lawmakers did insert a tax cut for luxury yachts in this year's state budget agreement, the details of which emerged Monday just as lawmakers...]]>
<![CDATA[Prisoner Escapes From NJ Hospital: Police]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:48:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shabazz+escape.jpg
Authorities are looking for a 46-year-old prisoner who escaped from a New Jersey hospital Monday, three days after being taken there with a police guard after complaining of chest pains.]]>
<![CDATA[Max Payouts for Limbs Lost on Job Vary Drastically by State]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:13:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lost+limbs+comp.jpg
Workers' compensation payouts for lost limbs vary drastically from state to state, meaning some injured employees are paid a fraction of what others get for identical injuries, according to an investigation...

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<![CDATA[Nanny Allegedly Caught on Camera Burning 3-Year-Old Girl]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Lidia+Quilligana+1200.jpg
Connecticut police have arrested a nanny who is accused of deliberately burning a 3-year-old girl she was supposed to be caring for.

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<![CDATA[LIRR Service at Ronkonkoma Delayed for AM Rush: MTA]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:18:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/219*120/LIRR_train.jpg
Long Island Rail Road officials say commuters at the Ronkonkoma branch should expect delays of 15-25 minutes during the Tuesday morning rush hour following a train derailment.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty in NYC in Plot to Set Up al-Qaida Training Camp in U.S.]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:51:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/terror+suspect+extradite.jpg
A mentally ill British man pleaded guilty in New York Monday to federal charges he plotted to set up an al-Qaida training camp on a ranch in a remote part of Oregon that was likened to Afghanistan.

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<![CDATA[Citi Bike Is Getting a Major Overhaul, Company Says]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:47:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/citi+bike+1+year+later.jpg
The nation's most heavily used bike sharing program is about to get an overhaul.]]>
<![CDATA[12 Hurt, 1 Seriously, When Car Hits MTA Bus in Brooklyn: Officials]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:52:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/canarsie_bus_crash_van.jpeg
Twelve people were injured, one of them seriously, when a minivan hit an MTA bus after allegedly running a stop sign in Brooklyn Monday morning, transit and fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Paintball Attack on Man, Grandsons Probed as Hate Crime: Cops]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:35:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/paintball-gun.jpg
Police are investigating after an Orthodox Jewish man and his two teenage grandsons were shot at with paintball guns in Brooklyn Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[3-Foot-Long Pet Alligator Lived in Long Island Home: Officials]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:43:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/alligator_suffolk.jpg
A 3-foot-long alligator that was living in a home on Long Island has been turned in by its owner, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Man Sought in Kidnapping, Sex Assault at Abandoned Home]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:28:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kidnap+copy.jpg
New Jersey police are searching for a man who allegedly dragged a woman into an abandoned home and sexually attacked her.]]>
<![CDATA[Tri-State Warming Up After Wintry Spring Weekend]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:16:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/111515757.jpg
After a blast of wintry weather in spring, the tri-state region is warming up.

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<![CDATA[Rutgers Hit by Cyberattacks From China, Ukraine: Source]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:35:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic-computer-722.jpg
Cyberattacks apparently originating from China and Ukraine interrupted Rutgers' computer network during the past two days, university officials and a source within the school said Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Thrown Off Horse, Injured at Greek Festival]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Piro+Koreta-greek+parade-crop2.jpg
An NYPD officer was injured after an issue with a police horse during Sunday’s Greek Independence Day Festival, according to the mayor.

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<![CDATA[Woman Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train: Police]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:24:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/amtrak+generic.jpg
A woman apparently trying to cross train tracks to reach a platform died after being hit by an Amtrak train in Connecticut on Sunday, disrupting train service in that area, according to police and a published...

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<![CDATA[ Baby Critical, 7 Others Injured in Queens Car Crash: FDNY]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:14:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulancegeneric.jpg
Eight people were injured, including a baby taken to the hospital in critical condition, in a crash involving multiple vehicles Sunday in Queens, according to the FDNY.

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