<![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 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:10:55 -0400 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:10:55 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:54:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulancegeneric.jpg
An 18-month-old girl died Saturday, a day after a teenage driver backed into her on a road in a Westchester village, police said.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic2.jpg
A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot Saturday in a Brooklyn housing complex, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:44:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/092014bus.JPG
A transit bus plowed into a row of stores in Queens Saturday, wrecking the entry to a storefront church.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:55:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jackson+heights+shooting+sept+19.jpg
Chopper 4 captured three fighter jets flying in formation in a practice exercise over Teterboro Airport in New Jersey Friday evening.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:19:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nypd+officer+saves+choking+driver.jpg
A Long Island school district says six students could face disciplinary or legal action after posting Twitter photos in which they spell out the word "rape."]]>
<![CDATA[Video of Live Insect in School Lunch Investigated]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:03:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wrom+school+lunch.jpg
Chopper 4 captured three fighter jets flying in formation in a practice exercise over Teterboro Airport in New Jersey Friday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of 2 More Student Sex Assaults, 5 Total]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:16:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/teacher+arrest1.jpg
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" is a soothing sound to Yankee fans, accustomed to hearing it over the Yankee Stadium speakers when the Bombers win a home game. But another signature Sinatra song may soon...

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<![CDATA[The Death of Eric Garner]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:45:32 -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.

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<![CDATA[Smash-and-Grab Robbers Target Jewelry Store at NY Mall]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/roosevelt+field+smash+grab+tourneau.jpg
A northern New Jersey high school teacher who was accused of sexually assaulting three 15-year-old male students is now being accused of assaulting two more students, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Chopper 4 Captures Fighter Jet Flyover]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:19:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fighter+jets+teterboro+sept+19.jpg
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" is a soothing sound to Yankee fans, accustomed to hearing it over the Yankee Stadium speakers when the Bombers win a home game. But another signature Sinatra song may soon...

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<![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[Students Could Be Punished for "Rape" Shirt Photo: School]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:05:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rape+tshirts+commack.jpg
Officials are investigating after a dog was found floating in a canal with a chain and cinder block around its neck on Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Manager of Famed NJ Diner Sentenced in Murder Plot]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:41:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tick+tock+diner+murder+for+hire+plot.jpg
The former manager of a famous northern New Jersey diner was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for plotting to kill the co-owner of the restaurant, who is his uncle by marriage.]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Cream Entrepreneur Crushed by Security Gate: Cops]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:54:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+gate+death.jpg
Officials are investigating after a dog was found floating in a canal with a chain and cinder block around its neck on Long Island.

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<![CDATA[Teens Rob, Assault Deliveryman in Lobby: NYPD]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:20:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1914-14+71pct+Robbery+Suspect+photos.jpg
Police are searching for three teens who allegedly robbed and assaulted a deliveryman just as he finished dropping off food inside a Brooklyn apartment building.]]>
<![CDATA[Forensic Expert Agrees With ME Findings in Garner Case]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:00:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/michael+baden.jpg
A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.

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<![CDATA[Parents Want Study Abroad Transparency After Sons' Deaths]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:58:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/study+abroad+dangers.jpg
A northern New Jersey high school teacher has been accused of sexually assaulting three 15-year-old male students, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Dog Found in Canal With Cinder Block Around Neck: SPCA]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:45:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/west+islip+canal+floating+dog.jpg
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" is a soothing sound to Yankee fans, accustomed to hearing it over the Yankee Stadium speakers when the Bombers win a home game. But another signature Sinatra song may soon...]]>
<![CDATA[Drones Flew Close to Planes Flying Into NYC: Report]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:41:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/la+guardia1.jpg
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, The Associated Press reported. However, the fire in the Sierra...

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<![CDATA[NJ Woman Arrested in iPhone Line Fight]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:30:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/iphone+fight+nj.jpg
The trouble started when the woman stepped out the line for the iPhone 6 to grab food. Pat Battle reports]]>
<![CDATA[I-Team: Reports of Sexual Assaults on College Campuses Rising]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:28:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/campus+sex+assaults+obama.jpg
President Obama is launching a new campaign aimed at preventing attacks on campuses. Chris Glorioso reports]]>
<![CDATA[Federal GWB Probe Finds No Christie Link Thus Far: Sources]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:23:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/christie+gwb+scandal+inset.jpg
President Obama was turned down at several top golf courses in Westchester while he was visiting the area over Labor Day weekend, sources tell NBC 4 New York.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Stealing From Donation Boxes: Police]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:52:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs13.jpg
Officials are investigating after a dog was found floating in a canal with a chain and cinder block around its neck on Long Island.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed, Teen Injured in Queens Crash: NYPD]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:38:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City's most notorious missing children's cases bursts into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hug and comfort him, assuring...

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<![CDATA[Man Lures Boy to Garage, Attempts Sex Assault: NYPD]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:20:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/greenwich+village+attempted+sex+assault.jpg
Police are searching for a man who they say lured a teenage boy to a parking garage in Greenwich Village, then attempted to sexually assault him.]]>
<![CDATA[Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NY, NJ, CT: Officials]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:26:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CDC-generic.jpg
Four day care managers were arrested and more than a dozen child care centers with which they are affiliated face closure after an investigation found animal feces on the floor in one facility and staffers with...

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<![CDATA[University Evacuated After Bomb Threat]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:56:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/western1.jpg
Two buildings at Western Connecticut State University's main campus in Danbury were evacuated after an emailed bomb threat on Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Man Sought in Series of Violent Purse Snatchings]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:23:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/purse+snatch.jpg
Darrell Hammond is the new voice of "Saturday Night Live." The former cast member will take over the announcer role Don Pardo had occupied since the show started in 1975. Pardo passed away in August at the...

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<![CDATA[Missing Girl With Mental Issues Found Safe: Cops]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:24:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Missing-Teen-Nashaly-Perez-Inset.jpg
An NYPD officer has been suspended after a video surfaced of a street fair altercation in Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Jeter's Rousing NY Sendoff in New Ad]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:19:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Derek-Jeter-Day007.jpg
Derek Jeter has been doused inside the Yankees' clubhouse after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge and dishing off to Michael Jordan.

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<![CDATA[Classic Jag Stolen 46 Years Ago in NYC Found in California]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stolen+jag+recovered.jpg
Facing competition from other states, and plummeting revenues, Atlantic City sees another casino close. What must it do to turn itself around?

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<![CDATA[Man Drowns as He Prepares to Close Pool: Police]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:22:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/swimming-pool-generic.jpg
Members of online message boards for the terror group ISIS are encouraging “lone wolf” attacks on Times Square and other high-profile locations around the U.S. using homemade explosives, NBC News has confirmed.

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<![CDATA[Fake Con Ed Workers Steal $70K From 78-Year-Old: NYPD]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:28:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/196*120/woodside+queens+burglary+fake+con+ed.JPG
Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to rob a woman jogging inside a Queens park Tuesday evening.]]>