<![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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:18:19 -0400 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:18:19 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Jersey Woman Among Nepal Earthquake Victims]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:23:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/042615nepal.jpg
Marisa Eve Girawong, a physician's assistant from Edison, N.J., was among those killed in an avalanche at a Mount Everest base camp, according to a mountaineering company.]]>
<![CDATA[Daily News Truck Driver Killed in Brooklyn Crash]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:09:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/daily+news+driver+killed+crash.jpg
A 24-year-old driver for the Daily News was killed Sunday morning when his delivery truck collided with a green outer borough taxi in Brooklyn, police said.
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<![CDATA[Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot at Airport: Police]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:05:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/163*120/42615drugs.jpg
A leaky suitcase led to the arrest of a Bronx man who is accused of attempting to board a flight at New York's Laguardia Airport with several pounds of marijuana and a few ounces of crack cocaine in his...]]>
<![CDATA[Schumer Calls for FDA Ban on Candy-Flavor E-Cigarettes]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:21:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42615chuck.jpg
E-cigarette manufacturers are targeting kids with "bubble gum" and "gummy bear" flavors, New York's senior U.S. senator asserted Sunday while urging the Food and Drug Administration to crack down on such...]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Cocaine Delivery Ring Busted: Prosecutor]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:51:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_handcuffs_radio_shutterstock_47961907.jpg
Police shut down a million-dollar cocaine delivery service in Brooklyn with the arrests of four people, prosecutors announced Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Mama Bear and Cubs Shut Down Park]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42615cubs.jpg
Police shut down a pubic park in Rockland County on Sunday when a wooded area was taken over by a small family: a mother bear and her three cubs.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 17, Killed by SUV on Long Island]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:11:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic-Ambulance-Cropped.jpg
A teenager died Sunday after an SUV hit her while she was walking on Long Island, police said.

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<![CDATA[NJ Football Star Shot, Killed]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:01:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jameer-Bullard.jpg
Ja'Meer Bullard, a star high school football player in the violence-torn city of Camden, New Jersey, was shot and killed overnight only a block away from his home, his family said. Bullard's family said he...

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<![CDATA[Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Detective: NYPD]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:11:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42515cops.jpg
A 24-year-old robbery suspect was fatally shot Saturday during a "violent physical struggle" with two detectives in a Manhattan apartment building, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Bronx Teen Arraigned in Assault on Officers: NYPD]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:49:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
The teen who allegedly punched one NYPD officer in the head and hit and knocked another to the ground as they responded to a family dispute in the Bronx was arraigned late Saturday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Charge 2nd Man in Drive-By Killing of NJ Teen]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:14:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armoni+sexton.jpg
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting a promising New Jersey high school basketball player a week ago, authorities said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Coyote Captured in Lower Manhattan After Chase]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:01:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/coyote+lower+manhattan.jpg
Police tranquilized and captured a coyote that was spotted wandering through lower Manhattan on Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.

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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[2 Charged With DWI in Long Island Crash: Police]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:36:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42515drunck.jpg
Two drivers were charged with driving while intoxicated early Saturday after their cars collided in Long Island, authorities said.]]>
<![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[Warm, Sunny Weather Is Coming, but Cool Days Ahead]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:56:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/479897029.jpg
Mild weather, which has kept the tri-state area cool most of the weekend, will continue Sunday, with highs struggling to reach the low 60s and a frost advisory for some New York City suburbs, including interior...

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<![CDATA[Teen Allegedly Punches, Pushes Officers: NYPD]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:40:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-light-SDPD-generic1.jpg
Two NYPD officers were taken to the hospital after a teen allegedly punched one in the face and pushed the other as they responded to a call in the Bronx, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Statue of Liberty Reopens After Bomb Scare]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:45:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Suspicious-Package-Liberty-Island-Statue.jpg
The Statue of Liberty reopened Saturday after a security scare forced thousands of tourists off Liberty Island on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Carnegie Deli Closes Doors After Possible Gas Tampering]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:47:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/020609+Carnegie+Deli.jpg
Carnegie Deli has closed its doors to customers after Con Edison discovered what the utility is calling "theft of service conditions" at the iconic eatery.

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<![CDATA[Chilly Start to Mild Weekend, Sunny Saturday]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:33:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cold-Weather-NYC-Generic-213.jpg
The weekend got off to a chilly start with freeze warnings throught the New York City suburbs, but the brisk weather was expected to give way to a mild and sunny afternoon with temperatures reaching as high...

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect in Brooklyn Groping]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+elevator+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a man who they say groped a woman outside of her Brooklyn home.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Driver Charged in NJ Crash That Killed Passenger]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:32:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/emerson+crash+nj.jpg
The 17-year-old driver whose SUV crashed and flipped over multiple times into a yard in New Jersey, killing a passenger, has been charged in the deadly crash, prosecutors announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[NJ Jewelry Store Owner Fights Violent Robber]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jewelry+store+owner+fights+back.jpg
An 86-year-old New Jersey jewelry store owner was injured when he fought back against a violent robber who climbed over a glass display case to repeatedly punch the victim.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Arrested After Putting Officer in Choke Hold]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/officer+headlock+video.jpg
A 17-year-old high school student is facing a string of charges after a confrontation during which he put a police officer in a choke hold that, according to police, nearly caused the officer to lose...

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<![CDATA[Worker Killed in Midtown Crane Accident: FDNY]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:30:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Midtown-Crane-Accident.jpg
A construction worker was killed in a crane accident at a work site in midtown Manhattan, fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Classmates Turn in Teen Wanted in Rape Attempt: NYPD]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:10:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
Police say the teenage suspect wanted in a rape attempt of a 15-year-old girl in an apartment stairwell in the Bronx has been arrested after his classmates identified him at school Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Bison Herd Shot After Stampeding Through Upstate NY Towns]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/buffalobuffalobuffalo.jpg
A herd of bison that stampeded through a string of upstate New York towns on Friday after it somehow got loose from a farm near Albany, has been shot.]]>
<![CDATA[Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FantITW.jpg
The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.

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<![CDATA[World War II Bomb Detonated at New Jersey Military Base]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:45:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/WWII-aa.jpg
The ground shook as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II bomb near a military base in Wrightstown, New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Cop Driving in Deadly Crash Had .24 BAC: Sources]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:13:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pedro-Abad-Wreck-Inset.jpg
The New Jersey police officer who hit a tractor-trailer head-on on a Staten Island highway last month, killing a fellow officer and a friend and critically injuring a third cop, had a blood alcohol content...]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Commissioner Bratton Thanks Swedish Cops]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:17:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/swedish+cops+bratton.jpg
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton thanks four Swedish police officers vacationing in New York City for breaking up a fight on the subway.]]>
<![CDATA[Fetus at NJ Recycling Center Not Able to Breathe: ME]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:36:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/ReCommunity+Recycling+Center+Camden+Fetus+Found.JPG
A female fetus found at a South Jersey recycling center was too immature to breathe.

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<![CDATA[Mom Terrorized by "Wolf Man" Robber at Hair Salon]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:54:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wolf+mask+robbery.jpg
A robber wearing a wolf mask pulled a knife on a woman and her child inside a Rockland County hair salon, and the mother says she's been so terrorized by the incident that she still has nightmares about...]]>
<![CDATA[NY Couple Charged After Police Find Drugs, Baby in Car]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:14:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Heroin-Arrest-NY-Long-Island.jpg
A Long Island couple was arrested Thursday evening after police stopping them after an alleged drug deal say they found drugs in their car along with their 7-month-old daughter.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuomo: MTA to Get $1 Billion Loan for Commuter Train Upgrades]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:26:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006911441_1200x675_434079299835.jpg
Governor Cuomo announced the MTA is on track to receive a nearly $1 billion dollar federal loan for safety improvements meant to avoid a repeat of the 2013 derailment that killed four people.]]>