<![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 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:27:46 -0500 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:27:46 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Protesters Rally at Macy's Herald Square]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:09:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/macys+protest.jpg
More than 150 people rallied outside Macy's Herald Square on Black Friday to protest a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed by Own Car During Carjacking: Police]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:13:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/7-11+carjacking+copy.jpg
A man was run over by his own vehicle during a carjacking in Long Island and died, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, Grandfather Fight Over $2 Million Settlement]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:52:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/girl+grandfather+fight+suffollk.jpg
A 13-year-old girl and her grandfather are locked in a legal battle over a $2 million settlement awarded to the grandfather after the girl's father died while incarcerated on Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Killed in Bronx Apartment Fire]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:23:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+fire+11+28.JPG
A woman was killed in a fire at a Bronx apartment building Friday evening, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Carjackers Visited 3 Stores in Paramus: Police]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:26:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/paramus+carjacking.JPG
A pair of carjackers got away with a brand-new Mercedes in New Jersey after forcing the owner out of his car outside a Paramus store Friday, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Parents Accused of Leaving Children Alone to Shop on Black Friday]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:09:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/NYC+Woodbury+Commons.jpg
A 4-year-old boy and his 11-year-old handicapped sister were left alone in a hotel while their parents were at an outlet mall on Black Friday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Shot in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:34:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_yellow_tape_shutterstock_227430652.jpg
Two men were shot in Brooklyn, police said Friday.

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<![CDATA[The Mystery Of the Disappearing "Americas" On Sixth Avenue]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:04:37 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/avenue+of+the+americas.jpg
Ever wonder why the Avenue of the Americas doesn't have so many Americas left? Andrew Siff has the story of the lost medallions.]]>
<![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 Shoppers Look For Black Friday Deals]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:05:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/black+friday+long+island.JPG
Thanksgiving Day appeared to be the more popular shopping day for bargain hunters, but shoppers on Long Island still turned out to see what they could find on Black Friday. Pei-Sze Cheng has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Football Game Suspended Due to Gunshots]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+Shots+Fired+Near+Game+Edited.jpg
The sound of gunshots prompted officials in Connecticut to suspend a Thanksgiving day high school football game.

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<![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[Boys Playing in Snow Buried by Plow, Trapped For Hours: Cops]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:12:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Snow-Mound-Rescue-Inset.jpg
Two New York boys were trapped under a several feet of snow for hours after being accidentally buried by a plow on Wednesday, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Crowds Cheer at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:03:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chelsea-7-crop.jpg
The skies cleared for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, drawing throngs of spectators to the streets of New York City.

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<![CDATA[Photos: House Explosion in Queens ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:51:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/explosion-queens-crop1.jpg
An explosion destroyed a house in Queens on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Loaded Gun Confiscated from 94-Year-Old Man at Airport]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:59:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LGA+gun+11-26-14.jpg
Authorities confiscated a loaded .38-caliber handgun from a 94-year-old Brooklyn man who entered a checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday with the weapon clipped to his belt, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Snow Overwhelms NJ Residents on Thanksgiving Eve]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:21:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/flash+siberian+husky+puppy.jpg
More than four inches of snow had fallen in most parts of Morris and Sussex Counties by early Wednesday evening. Jen Maxfield reports]]>
<![CDATA[Snow, Wintry Weather Snarl Thanksgiving Travel]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:30:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/connecticut+snow+travel.jpg
A powerful, swirling nor'easter churned through the tri-state, dumping about a foot of snow in parts of the region, causing headaches for travelers on the day before Thanksgiving, knocking out power to thousands...
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<![CDATA[Last Survivor in NJ Family Shooting Dies, Police Say ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:30:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Tabernacle+NJ+shooting-3.jpg
An 11-year-old boy who was shot along with three family members in his New Jersey home has died, police say, leaving no survivors from the attack.

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<![CDATA[Chemical-Risk Zones Pose Hidden Dangers]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:29:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/chemical+danger+school+kids.JPG
When a poisonous gas leak killed four workers near Houston earlier this month, Amy Rafano felt worried. The New Jersey PTA mom lives near several chemical plants, and sends her son to school nearby – including...]]>
<![CDATA[2 New Yorkers Arrested in Protests in Ferguson: Police]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:03:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP568544134405.jpg
Two New Yorkers were among the 45 people arrested in the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Tuesday night, police say.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Saves Boy Trapped in Burning Home]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:28:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/robert+whelan+hero+firefighter.jpg
Two people were injured in a fire at a Brooklyn building Tuesday afternoon, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Weather Frustrates Holiday Travelers at Penn Station]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:15:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc+wx+thanksgiving+eve.jpg
A lot of travelers are still determined to get to their holiday destinations but at least one commuter decided to turn around and go home. Michael George reports from Penn Station.]]>
<![CDATA[Pup Enjoys His First Taste of Snow]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/flash+siberian+pup.JPG
In Sparta, New Jersey, Flash, a 9-week-old Siberian Husky puppy, is happily frolicking in his first snowfall.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Destroys Harlem Building, 3 Hurt: FDNY]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:30:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/harlem+fire+11+25+14.jpg
Three people were hurt and about a dozen others were displaced after a fire broke out in a Harlem store Tuesday and spread to the apartments above, fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Balloons Inflated Ahead Of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:18:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/macys+parade+preps+2014.jpg
Despite the rain, preparations for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade went on Wednesday. Gus Rosendale reports.]]>