<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSat, 28 May 2016 16:22:53 -0400Sat, 28 May 2016 16:22:53 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[80 Cats Found Stacked in Cages in NJ 'House of Horrors']]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:55:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/west+ny+animal+cruelty.jpg
More than 80 cats and several dogs were found stacked inside cages inside a New Jersey home in what officials called one of the worst animal cruelty cases they've seen. A neighbor contacted town...

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<![CDATA[Officials Remove Small Vintage Plane From Hudson]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 15:56:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/AP_16149568884659_edited-1.jpg
Officials removed a small vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard.

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<![CDATA[Woman Fatally Stabbed at Brooklyn Shelter: Police]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/image-bk-stabbing.png
A woman living in a Brooklyn shelter was fatally stabbed by another resident Saturday morning, according to police and the non-profit.

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<![CDATA[Woman Hit by Bus, Likely to Lose Legs: Police]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:02:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-fire-lights-generic.jpg
A woman struck by a bus Saturday afternoon in New Jersey was said by police to be in critical condition and likely to lose both legs.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 2, Drowns in Long Island Pool: Police]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:56:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/girl+drowns+long+island.jpg
Suffolk County police say a 2-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool on Long Island.

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<![CDATA[Family Continues Search for Missing NYC Flight Attendant]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:02:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sierra-Shields-NY-0118.jpg
Family members of a missing Delta flight attendant from Queens say they're still on the search for the woman who hasn't been seen since January, when she apparently quit her job ahead of a flight and walked out...

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<![CDATA[Dashcam Captures Tree Fall on NJ Police Officer]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:27:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tree-fall-0527.jpg
A police officer trying to clear a tree branch from a New Jersey road was caught on his own dashcam running from a tree Friday as it toppled into the road and knocked him to the ground.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Gov. Cuomo Aide: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:29:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jouvert-shooting-suspect-inset.jpg
Police arrested a 24-year-old man in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, a lawyer and aide to Governor Cuomo slain hours before the 2015 West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 8, Brings Loaded Handgun to NYC School: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:03:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gun-in-school-0528.jpg
An 8-year-old boy allegedly brought a loaded gun to his school in Brooklyn on Friday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Things to Do in NYC on Memorial Day Weekend ]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:32:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/memo1.jpg
From free concerts to Memorial Day parades, here are 10 events that will make your Memorial Day memorable.

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<![CDATA[Family Says Someone Swiped Their Dog in Manhattan]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:00:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stolen-dog-ny-0527.jpg
A Manhattan family said someone swiped their Chihuahua while a pet sitter went to pick up pizza earlier this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Small WWII Plane Crashes into Hudson, Body Identified: NYPD]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 08:34:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16149023591270.jpg
A small vintage World War II fighter plane taking part in a photo flight ahead of an air show crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard, police and...

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<![CDATA[Long Island Nurse Accused of Photographing Teen Patient]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:16:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs+hand+cuffs.jpg
A male nurse from Long Island has been arrested for taking illicit photos of a 17-year-old girl who was being treated in an emergency room, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Probe Link Between Robberies in Queens, Long Island]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/queens+robberies1.jpg
Police are looking into the possibility that a knife-wielding man wanted in more than a dozen robberies in Suffolk and Nassau counties may have hit three businesses in Queens this month.
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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[Toms River Residents Not Happy With Beach Sand]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:58:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nj+beach+sand.jpg
Some residents who use Beach 3 in Toms RIver says there's something wrong with the sand that was shipped in after Sandy. Brian Thompson explains the problem.]]>
<![CDATA[Witness Records Small Plane Crash into Hudson River]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 22:25:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/small+plane+splashdown.jpg
Witnesses captured the splashdown of the small vintage plane into the Hudson River Friday. Read the latest here.]]>
<![CDATA[As Hurricane Season Approaches, Scientists Zero in on Biggest Threats]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:53:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000011685506_1200x675_694490691958.jpg
The Atlantic hurricane season begins next week and after what Sandy did to us this is one forecast we pay very close attention to. Research is being done in Florida to determine the biggest storm dangers and the...]]>
<![CDATA[Mother, Son Walking From School Run Down by Hit-Run Driver in Harlem]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:48:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rockland-Child-Death-Emergency-Generic.jpg
Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who hit a mother and her son as they crossed a Harlem street after school on Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Statue of Liberty at Risk From Climate Change: UN]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 14:16:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LibertyStatue-AP_281452258317.jpg
Just as tourists are expected to flock to the Statue of Liberty over the Memorial Day weekend, a new report warns of the threat from climate change to the symbol of freedom and other landmarks across the world.

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<![CDATA[3rd NYPD Officer Puts in for Retirement Amid FBI Probe: Source]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:24:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYPD-generic.jpg
Two high-ranking NYPD officers have filed for retirement amid the ongoing FBI investigation into whether officers accepted gifts in return for working as police escorts to influential businessmen.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Alleged Gang Members Charged in NYC Takedown]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:12:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/heroin-bust-0527.jpg
Ten alleged members of a Staten Island chapter of the Bloods street gang were arrested on drugs and gun charges in an NYPD takedown this week, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[New York Beaches Open to Swimmers This Weekend]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:40:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lifeguard-sn-crop.jpg
New Yorkers will be able to take their first dives into the ocean this weekend as lifeguards take their chairs at city beaches for the first time this year on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Manhattanhenge to Be Seen This Weekend]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/manhattanhenge+sky.jpg
Manhattanhenge, the moment when the setting sun aligns precisely with the street grid in Manhattan, can be seen this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Summery Weather Photos]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:34:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*160/laj131.jpg
It's beginning to feel a lot like the Summer in the city and everyone is indulging in warm weather. NBC New York viewers sent in photos of their Summery fun. Send yours to tips@nbcnewyork.com or upload...

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<![CDATA[Truck Catches Fire on the New Jersey Turnpike]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 09:53:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/turnpike+truck+fire+feuerherd+II.jpg
A tractor trailer was forced to pull to the shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike after it caught fire near Piscataway Friday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 1 Injured in Double Shooting on NYC Street Corner: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:31:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/edenwald+shooting.jpg
One person is dead and another is wounded after a double shooting in the Bronx early Friday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA[Trucker Owes $13,600 in Unpaid Tolls and Fines: Police]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 18:33:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/195*120/52616trucker.JPG
A trucker stopped for evading a toll on a bridge connecting New Jersey to Staten Island owes more than $13,600 in unpaid tolls and fines, Port Authority police said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Man Kills 2 Children, Self in NY Home: Police, Neighbors]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 00:06:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/family+murder+suicide+wallkill.jpg
Police and neighbors say a man shot and killed his two young children before turning the gun on himself in their Orange County home. The man's wife returned home in Wallkill just before 5:30 p.m....

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<![CDATA[Dog Owner Says Park Slope Dog Store Killed Her Pup]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:35:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dead+dog+in+park+slope.jpg
A Brooklyn dog owner is pushing for a pet grooming store to be closed after she says her dog suffered a fatal injury during a routine visit at the Park Slope store.

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<![CDATA[Woman Dies After Men Knock on Door and Stab Her: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:20:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/woman+stabbed.jpg
A woman died after she was stabbed by two men who knocked on the door of her apartment, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Men Follow, Beat Woman in Violent Attempted Rape: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 03:23:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ATTEMPTED+RAPE+PROSPECT+PARK.jpg
Two men followed and tried to rape a woman in Brooklyn, then beat her when she fought back, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Identify Drowning Victim as Queens Student]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 20:08:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/52616drown.JPG
A teenage swimmer who died after being pulled from the rough surf at Rockaway Beach was identified Thursday as a Queens high school student.

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<![CDATA[Serial Burglar in NJ Neighborhood Foiled by Dog]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 05:39:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/burglar+nj1.jpg
An alert family dog stopped a burglar in his tracks when he tried to clear out the New Jersey homeowners' car parked in the driveway.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Box-Cutter Slashing of Exchange Student: NYPD]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:40:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/196*120/52616exchange.JPG
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the box-cutter slashing of a Chinese exchange student as she walked to school six months ago in Queens, authorities said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Owner of Garden Center Speaks Out After Metro-North Fire]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:37:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/urban+garden+center+east+harlem+metro+north.jpg
The owner of the East Harlem garden center cited for violating city codes in the wake of a massive fire that damaged Metro-North tracks overhead earlier this month said Thursday that the store didn’t “want...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 4, Dies After Fall Down NYC Elevator Shaft]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 16:06:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BOY+FALLS+ELEVATOR.jpg
A 4-year-old boy died Thursday after he fell down an elevator shaft at a private parking garage in Brooklyn, authorities say.

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