<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSat, 22 Jul 2017 14:37:47 -0400Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:37:47 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Wanted for Trying to Put Hands in Woman's Pants: NYPD]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:10:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/forcibletouchingharlem-web_WNBC_000000017138017.jpg
Police are searching for a man in connection with allegedly trying to put his hands in a woman's pants in Harlem Friday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Struck, Killed by City Bus at Queens Turnpike]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:03:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MAN+HIT+BY+MTA+BUS+BX+web+-+00001305_WNBC_0000000165424691.jpg
A pedestrian was killed from a bus collision in Queens Friday, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Hospitalized After Hit by Flying Tire in New Jersey]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:11:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/NJ+turnpike+Clsoed+Exit+4.JPG
A woman is hospitalized after the car she was in was hit by a flying tire on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Man Attempting to Rob Bank in Queens]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:01:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1884-17+MCS+bank+robbery+photo+1.jpg
Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a bank in Queens Friday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Struck Following Taxi Crash in NY: Police]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:56:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/uestaxiddrivercollission.jpg
A construction worker was struck following a car accident involving a taxi cab on the Upper East Side Saturday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[NY Politicians in Blame Game Over Cause of Transit Woes]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:22:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NY_Politicians_in_Blame_Game_Over_Cause_of_Transit_Woes.jpg
Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo are in a back-and-forth after a week that began with a track fire and ended with yet another subway derailment. Melissa Russo reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Garbage Truck Struck, Killed Bicyclist in Brooklyn: Police]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bicycle+generic.jpg
A sanitation truck struck and killed a bicyclist in Brooklyn Saturday, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[New Jersey Raises Minimum Age to Smoke to 21 ]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:36:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/050517+cigarettes+generic.jpg
Gov. Chris Christie raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to 21 in New Jersey on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[2 Rescued From Shark-Infested Waters After Boat Sinks off NJ]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nj+rescue+shark+infested+waters.jpg
Two men were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after their boat sank off New Jersey in waters teeming with sharks, officials say.

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<![CDATA[NJ Town Braces for Trump’s Weeks-Long Trip]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:40:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump+bedminster.jpg
President Trump has announced plans to spend 18 days vacationing at his “summer White House” in Bedminster, New Jersey, in August, and while some residents look forward to the commander in chief’s stay,...

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<![CDATA[Derailment, Signal Problems, Sick Passenger Delay Subway]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/derailment+update1.jpg
No one was hurt in a minor Q train derailment in Brooklyn Friday morning, the MTA says, but the subway derailment -- the second in less than a month -- caused major service changes for riders on multiple...

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<![CDATA[A Foodie's Guide to the Perfect New Jersey Staycation]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:04:54 -0400 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/surfcitycover.png
You don't need to leave the Garden State to feel like you've gone on a vacation.]]>
<![CDATA[New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:05:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Untitled-1261.jpg
A New Yorker has died from Salmonella they contracted from eating papayas, federal health officials say, and at least 25 people in New Jersey and New York have been infected.]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes Look at Amtrak’s Work at Penn]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/penn+station+work+amtrak.jpg
News 4 cameras go underground at Penn Station to get a look at the progress that's being made in the weekslong repair work that's forced commuter rails to cut back some schedules. Rana Novini reports.]]>
<![CDATA['Scrubs' Creator Among 10 Aboard Downed Plane in East River]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:45:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bill+lawrence+plane.jpg
Ten people, including television producer Bill Lawrence of "Scrubs" and "Spin City" fame, were rescued from a seaplane after it made an emergency landing in the East River on Friday evening, officials said.
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<![CDATA[NJ Mural Honoring Shooting Victims Sparks Debate]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:39:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_Mural_Honoring_Shooting_Victims_Sparks_Debate.jpg
A crackdown on murals in Paterson has led to outcry. One mural honored two men who were shot to death last spring, but the city forced the owner to take it down. That wasn't the only mural that was eyed...]]>
<![CDATA[Junkyard Fire Spews Thick, Black Smoke Over Long Island ]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:12:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/west+babylon+junkyard+fire.jpg
A pile of cars and shipping containers burst into flames at a Long Island junkyard on Friday afternoon, sending a cloud of black smoke towering over parts of the South Shore amid 90-degree weather.
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<![CDATA[1-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Staten Island Home: Police]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:11:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
A 1-year-old girl was found dead in a Staten Island home Friday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Suspect in Sex Attack of Woman Leaving Church Comes Forward]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:21:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/isaiah+shorter+suspect+queens+sex+attack.jpg
The fourth suspect wanted in connection with a sex assault and robbery of a 50-year-old woman leaving church in Jamaica, Queens, has come forward, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[President Trump to Spend August in New Jersey]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:05:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/President_Trump_to_Spend_August_in_New_Jersey.jpg
President Trump's summer plans for the month of August have been made public, and it looks like he's going to be spending his time at the "Summer White House" in Bedminster, New Jersey.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Out Along Busy NJ Roadway After Utility Poles Go Down]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:57:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DFQiMniUIAELtGF.jpg
Several businesses are without power after two utility poles went down on Route 17 in Hackensack, New Jersey.Fire officials say a half-dozen transformers went down with the poles near the popular...

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<![CDATA[Champion Boxer Convicted in NYC Woman's Pipe Beating Death]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:34:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/226*120/jail_cell_generic.png
A former champion pro boxer from Queens has been convicted of murder and other charges in the death of his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed and bludgeoned to death with a pipe on a city street more than two years...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stabbed to Death While Eating Breakfast]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:53:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brighton+beach+stab.jpg
A 31-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest as he was eating breakfast on a street corner in Brighton Beach early Thursday, according to police and video from the scene.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With 4th DWI on Long Island: Police]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:56:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/POLICE+SIREN+2.jpg
A Long Island man known to police was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Thursday at Merrick, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Slain 11-Year-Old NJ Girl's Dad Begs Trump for Funeral Visa]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:50:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/child+found+dead.jpg
The Jamaican family members of an 11-year-old New Jersey girl whose stabbed body was found earlier this month are pleading with President Trump for permission to enter the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Single People in the Tri-State Hate These Things the Most]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:44:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/date-generic-couple.jpg
A new dating app matches singles based on the things they hate the most.

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<![CDATA[Driver, 19, Arrested in Long Island Road Rage Crash]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:51:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/carroadrage.jpg
A 19-year-old Long Island man has been charged in an alleged road rage crash that injured the other driver, police say. Police said Robert Ferrara Jr. was driving a 2015 Dodge Challenger on...]]>
<![CDATA[Killed Missing Woman's Ex Found Dead in Same Building: Cops]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:00:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/missing+woman+dead.jpg
The ex-husband of a missing 55-year-old woman found dead under a blanket in a Bronx business was discovered dead in the same building Thursday, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Boy, Cop Share Special Moment on Subway, Viral Photo Shows]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:51:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/copboyltrainline.jpg
A photo capturing a special moment between a young boy and an NYPD officer on the subway has New Yorkers' hearts melting.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Storm Threat Looms Amid Heat Wave]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:19:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/storm+update.gif
New York City officially entered its third heat wave of the year Friday after temperatures topped 90 degrees in Central Park by lunchtime, but gears are quickly shifting toward a big storm potential this...
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<![CDATA[SUV Driver Arrested in Manhattan Sidewalk Crash: NYPD]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:50:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SUV+JUMPS+CURP+3+HURT+UPPER+EAST+SIDE.jpg
The driver of the SUV that plowed onto a Manhattan sidewalk Thursday, hitting a woman and critically injuring her, has been arrested, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Custody Linked to 2 Sex Attacks at Queens Park: Cops]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:10:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GEORGE+TEEN+SEXUALLY+ASSAULTED+INSIDE+PARK+QNS+PKG+11PM+-+22364.jpg
The man who sexually attacked a teenage girl in wooded part of a Queens park is being tied to another similar attack at the same park just a day before, police said Friday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[2nd Panhandler Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Teen]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:58:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/61816panhandle.jpg
A Bronx panhandler involved in the fatal stabbing of a Bronx teenager in June was arrested Thursday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Runaway Handcuffed Parolee in Shirt, Underwear Caught in NYC]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:27:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hector+calo+inset.jpg
A 41-year-old parolee who was on the run for hours in New York City has been caught in the Bronx, police say.

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<![CDATA[Armed Man Shot in Leg by Police in NYC: Cops]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:40:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+involved+shooting+BK2.jpg
Police officers shot an armed man who was charging at them with a gun in his hand and ignoring their commands in Brooklyn Friday morning, officials say.

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<![CDATA[2 Women Hurt When Gunfire Rings out in Brooklyn: Police]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:19:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MULTIP%5BLE+SHOOTING+BK+RAW++-+22305229_WNBC_000000017122013.jpg
Shots rang out in Brooklyn Thursday, sending two women to the hospital, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Plane Found After Dispatchers Lose Contact; No Injuries]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police+Siren+Generic+123.jpg
State police say they have located a small plane that dispatchers had lost contact with near Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Connecticut Friday.]]>