<![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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:53:10 -0500 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:53:10 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Men Duct Tape Elderly Woman, Steal $5: Cops]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:50:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elderly+bronx+robbery.jpg
Police are looking for three people suspected of duct taping an elderly Bronx woman in an armed robbery and making off with only $5 in cash.

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<![CDATA[Cop Tells Teens to Stop Seeking Shoveling Jobs]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:28:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005942438_1200x675_390424643955.jpg
Two enterprising teens who were looking to make some money shoveling snow ran afoul of Gov. Christie's state of emergency declaration banning travel by non-emergency vehicles and were told by police to stop.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Caught Doing Doughnuts During Travel Ban: Report]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:41:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/headhouse+square+snow+cars+generic+snowy+winter.jpg
A state-wide travel ban kept most New Yorkers off the road during this week’s snowstorm, but one intrepid Staten Island man reportedly took the ban as his chance to take a joy ride in the snow.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought in D Train Robbery]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:55:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/d+train+robbery.jpg
Police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s cell phone aboard a northbound D train in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro-North Resumes After "Minor" Derailment]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gct+congestion.jpg
The Metro-North New Haven line is back on schedule after a "minor" derailment inside Grand Central Terminal earlier snarled the evening rush.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Vigliotti]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Team 4]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:20:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/StormTeam4_1B.jpg
Stay ahead of the storm with the team you trust]]>
<![CDATA[Elderly Man Found Dead in Stairwell: Police]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:23:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+man+dead+staircase.jpg
Police are investigating after a man was found dead on the staircase of a Bronx apartment building Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[New Yorkers Dig Out of Snow as More Snow is Expected]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:41:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Snow+Shovel+Generic.jpg
More snow could complicate the commute later this week as many are still working on digging out of Tuesday's snowstorm. Ida Siegal reports

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<![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[Numbing Winds, Frigid Temps Chill Snowy Tri-State]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:33:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc+snow1.jpg
New Yorkers digging out from this week's snowstorm are bundling up amid bone-chilling temperatures in the 20s and face-numbing wind chills, but the mercury is expected to rise above freezing later -- for a day...

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<![CDATA[NYC Man Among Finalists in $1M Super Bowl Doritos Ad Contest]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dorito+add.jpg
You might see a Doritos commercial during the Super Bowl on Sunday featuring a couple of 20-somethings dancing on a rooftop in Astoria, Queens.

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<![CDATA[Displaced Residents File Suit After Edgewater Inferno]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP578534071980_5.jpg
The hundreds of families left homeless after their New Jersey luxury apartment complex was decimated in the quick-moving inferno across the Hudson River from Manhattan have filed a class action suit against the...

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<![CDATA[Alleged Subway Groper Photographed on Phone: NYPD]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:46:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/220-15+MTRS+13+Pct+12-11-14.jpg
A woman who was allegedly groped by a man on a subway train as it was approaching Union Square was able to take a cellphone picture of the alleged assailant, who's still being sought nearly two months after the...]]>
<![CDATA[Democrats Jockey to Replace Silver as Assembly Speaker]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:53:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sheldon+silver+latst.jpg
Sheldon Silver’s fast fall from a lofty perch of power in Albany has resulted in a race among legislators to replace him and the outcome could have a big impact on New York City. Melissa Russo reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Accused of Attacking Teacher During Class]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:45:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/teacher+attacked+paterson.JPG
A New Jersey teen is facing aggravated assault charges after police say he slammed one of his teachers to the ground and punched him repeatedly during class last week.]]>
<![CDATA[The Death of Eric Garner]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48:57 -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. 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[Storm Politics: How NYC Mayors Handled Snow]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:50:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/snow+politics+nyc.jpg
Thirty inches of snow hit parts of Long Island but a mere 9 or 10 inches in New York City -- some Manhattanites were relieved, many more were annoyed that services and transit were shut down. David Ushery gives]]>
<![CDATA[FDR Drive Crash Causing Severe Traffic Backup]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:04:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fdr+drive+ax.jpg
An accident on the FDR Drive is causing a severe backup during the evening rush.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Thrown From Car in Head-on NJ Collision: Cops]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:28:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/caution4.jpg
A child was seriously injured after being ejected from a vehicle when two cars collided head-on in New Jersey Wednesday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Mother, Daughter Found Dead in NJ Home]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:18:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
Authorities say drug paraphernalia was found in a Bayonne home where a 35-year-old woman and her 19-year-old daughter died.

Photo Credit: Valeria Gonzalez]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Team 4: How Forecast Models Differ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wx+models.jpg
Many people have been referring to the "Blizzard of 2015" as the storm that wasn't. There are several models that forecasters use to predict snow totals, and some aren't always right.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Rutgers Alum Playing for Pats in Super Bowl]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:04:51 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rutgers+alum+patriots.jpg
New England Patriots' free safety Devin McCourty, strong safety Duron Harmon, tight end Tim Wright and cornerback Logan Ryan have come a long way since their days playing football at Rutgers.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Seize 74 Rabbits Left Outside During Blizzard: Report]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:10:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Snow-Rabbit-Generic.jpg
NYPD officers hopped to the rescue of more than 70 rabbits stuck outside in a Brooklyn lot during Monday’s blizzard, the Daily News reports.

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<![CDATA[Long Island Teen Charged in 2012 Fire: Police]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:12:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jail_generic_bars.jpg
Police have arrested a Long Island teen in connection with a 2012 fire at a Chinese restaurant.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in Fatal Brooklyn Crash: Police]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:20:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
A New Jersey man has been charged in a fatal crash that happened last month in Brooklyn.]]>
<![CDATA[City That Never Sleeps Wakes Up After Snowstorm]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:14:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP86193990477.jpg
Broadway's back, bars and restaurants re-opened and the city slowly came back to life on Tuesday. Ida Siegal reports.

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<![CDATA[NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:47:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/AP597923538168.jpg
Travel bans across the tri-state area were lifted Tuesday morning and subways slowly roared back to life, hours after a debilitating winter storm pelted the region with blinding snow and icy winds and forced...

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<![CDATA[Man Who Held Knife to Woman's Neck Arrested: NYPD]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:27:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic2.jpg
Police have arrested a man they say pressed a knife to a woman’s throat inside a Lower East Side building, leading an officer to open fire and shoot him three times in the chest early Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Suffolk County Begins to Dig Out]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:04:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/209*120/Snow+Plow+Generic.JPG
Parts of Long Island were among the hardest hit by the storm, now residents are starting to dig out. Pei-Sze Cheng reports.

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<![CDATA[Dog Missing for 5 Months Found, Rescued in Snowstorm]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:56:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/found+whippet.jpg
An FDNY lieutenant found and rescued a puppy that had been missing for five months near the department's training facility on Randall's Island and reunited the pooch with its owner.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:56:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic+Snow+Generic+Avalon+Snow.jpg
A teenager died after being injured in a sledding accident Monday night on Long Island during a massive snowstorm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of the area, according to Suffolk police.

Photo Credit: NBC10 - Ted Greenberg]]>