<![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 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:47:21 -0400 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:47:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Freak Brain Injury Makes New Bride Forget Wedding]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:07:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bride+memory+loss.jpg
Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school, camped out there for a bit and shimmied the 40 feet back...]]>
<![CDATA[Elusive Bear Cornered in 3rd Tree After Hours-Long NJ Chase]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:04:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bear+in+tree+vid.jpg
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character had feared the specter known as Slender Man before the attack, her mother said in an...

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<![CDATA[Armed Robber Exposes Himself Inside Elevator: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:16:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1983-14+Robbery+75+PCt+9-25-14.jpg
Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school, camped out there for a bit and shimmied the 40 feet back...]]>
<![CDATA[New Video of UWS Sex Attack Suspect]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:21:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sexual+assault+suspect+sept+26.jpg
Police are searching for a man who pushed his way into an Upper West Side apartment and sexually attacked a woman, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Teacher Indicted on Sex Charges Involving 6 More Students]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:41:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/classroom5.jpg
Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school, camped out there for a bit and shimmied the 40 feet back...]]>
<![CDATA[4 NYC Students Sickened After Taking Xanax: DOE]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:41:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/queens+school+emergency.jpg
Four students were taken to the hospital from a Queens high school Tuesday afternoon after they ingested a prescription drug, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Robbers in Masks, Brewers Jersey Target NYC Gym: NYPD]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:58:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/planet+fitness+robbery+masks.jpg
Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school, camped out there for a bit and shimmied the 40 feet back...]]>
<![CDATA[Midtown Hotel Robber Nabbed in Nearby Fashion Studio: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:04:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/midtown-robber-chase-inset.jpg
New York City's Rainbow Room, where music greats Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo and others performed, will reopen Sunday for brunch and Monday for dinner. The iconic nightclub at Rockefeller Center closed in...

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<![CDATA[Driver in Deadly Union Square Hit-Run Arrested: Police]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:59:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Union-Square-Hit-Run-Doohee-Cho.jpg
Authorities say a newly decorated NYPD officer has been indicted after a woman was beaten in her home.

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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[Suspect Steals Rental Car, Hits Trooper, Flees: Police]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:49:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newark+police+chase+collision.jpg
Police in New Jersey are searching for a suspect who allegedly stole a rental car in Newark, collided with a state trooper's car and then fled, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[De Blasio OKs Tenants' Bill of Rights]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:42:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tenants+harassment+law.jpg
Mayor de Blasio has signed off on a move that affects every person who rents an apartment in New York City: a tenants’ bill of rights will now be posted in all buildings. So what does this mean for your...]]>
<![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[GE Sign Removed From Top of 30 Rock]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ge+sign+coming+down+30+rock.jpg
The city's skyline is changing: workers are in the process of removing the GE signs from the top of 30 Rock. Comcast now owns the majority of NBCUniversal, so the signs are being replaced.]]>
<![CDATA[More Pressure on NFL From NJ Lawmakers]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:52:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004988546_1200x675_335871043748.jpg
A group of female lawmakers wants the NFL to change its domestic violence policies or face serious consequences. Brian Thompson reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Cabbie Stabbing]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:59:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kenneth-Sudden-Mug.jpg
Police are looking to speak with a man in connection with the stabbing and robbery of a livery cab driver in Queens Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[FDNY Captain Accused of Molesting Boys]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wilbert+riera+fire+captain+arrested.jpg
A would-be police officer who posed as a federal homeland security agent — complete with a phony badge, a fake gun and a car with lights and sirens — has been sentenced in New York to six months in prison...

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<![CDATA[Stabbing Suspect Shot, Killed by Police in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:44:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+police+involved+shooting+sept+29.JPG
Outdoor recess was canceled again Monday at the Theunis Dey Elementary School in Wayne, New Jersey, as a black bear wandered through the neighborhood for the second time in two weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Blown Fire Tire Shatters Storefront, Hurts 3: FDNY]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:51:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fdny+blown+tire+shatters+glass.jpg
A tire from an FDNY truck blew suddenly Monday afternoon, and the pressure from the tire shattered a nearby storefront window on the Lower East Side, injuring several bystanders, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot by Cop in Bronx: Police]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:40:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+shooting+bronx+sept+29.jpg
A veteran FDNY captain has been charged with molesting two young boys while he was in California earlier this month, according to a criminal complaint.]]>
<![CDATA[$58,000 in Cocaine Found in Food at JFK: Officials]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:07:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cocaine+in+food.jpg
Singer Jennifer Lopez and actress Leah Remini were uninjured when Lopez's new car was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver.

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<![CDATA[Gun Found Outside NY Middle School: Officials]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:32:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gun+found+cergol.jpg
A New Jersey police officer was taken to the hospital after being slashed with a steak knife while responding to a domestic violence call in a busy commercial district Monday morning, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/432-Park-Ave.jpg
A 41-year-old Queens man has been accused of stabbing a livery cab driver multiple times after getting in an argument with the victim last week, police say.

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<![CDATA[More Cyclists Being Ticketed in Central Park]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:58:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cyclists+ticketed+central+park+copy.jpg
A tire from an FDNY truck blew suddenly Monday afternoon, and the pressure from the tire shattered a nearby storefront window on the Lower East Side, injuring several bystanders, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Rainbow Room to Reopen]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:56:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RR_SouthView_thumbnailcrop.jpg
New York City's Rainbow Room, where music greats Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo and others performed, will reopen Sunday for brunch and Monday for dinner. The iconic nightclub at Rockefeller Center closed in...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Rainbow Room]]>
<![CDATA[Neil Diamond Holds Surprise Concert at Brooklyn High School]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:45:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Neil-Diamond-Brooklyn-Concert.jpg
A group running a series of anti-Islamic ads in the city's transit system is pulling an ad that shows James Foley with the masked militant who killed him.

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<![CDATA[NJ Lawmakers Have Staffers Cast Their Votes]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:19:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/nj+lawmakers+staffers+cast+votes.JPG
Two families whose sons died while studying abroad have filed wrongful death lawsuits against the universities running the programs, and they're working with a U.S. congressman on a bill to require...]]>
<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton, Baby Leave Hospital]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:14:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chelsea+baby+leave.jpg
Chelsea Clinton, her husband Marc Mezvinsky and her parents Bill and Hilary are seen leaving Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan Monday after the former first daughter gave birth to her first child, Charlotte.

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<![CDATA[Wandering Bear Returns to NJ Neighborhood]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:35:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IMG952014092995070943.jpg
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character had feared the specter known as Slender Man before the attack, her mother said in an...

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<![CDATA[$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:21:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cocaine+shoes+jfk.jpg
Singer Jennifer Lopez and actress Leah Remini were uninjured when Lopez's new car was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver.

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<![CDATA[Apartment Buildings Evacuated After Garbage Truck Fire]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:05:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Garbage-Truck-Fire-Jersey-City.jpg
Two men and a teenage boy have been arrested in connection with an anti-gay attack in Brooklyn that left a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuomo: Speed Up Medical Pot for Kids With Epilepsy]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:29:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/medical+marijuana+stock+capsule+cannabis+prescription+bottle.jpg
A 7-year-old boy called 911 after his mother collapsed during dinner.

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<![CDATA[Special Caffeine Fix for NYers on National Coffee Day]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:53:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/national+coffee+day.jpg
The start of the work week can be rough, but many coffee chains are offering free or inexpensive cups of coffee to celebrate National Coffee Day. Roseanne Colletti has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTO: Tractor-Trailer Gets Stuck Under FDR Overpass]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:55:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Tractor-Trailer-FDR-0929.jpg
An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised "peace, love and potato salad," The Associated...

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