<![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 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:30:23 -0400 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:30:23 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WATCH: Thieves Attack Man on Dirt Bike on Crowded Street]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:55:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dirt+bike+robbery.jpg
Video shows two brazen would-be thieves attack a man riding a dirt bike as he was stopped at a red light in the middle of traffic in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 10, Dies After Losing Consciousness on Soccer Field: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:49:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/soccer-generic722.jpg
A 10-year-old girl died after becoming unconscious on a soccer field Monday in Queens, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Drives Over Pedestrian, Pulls Forward and Runs Over Him Again: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:41:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crown+heights+pedestrian+fatally+hit.jpg
A pedestrian died after a car reversed and struck him, pulled forward, then reversed a second time, pinning him under the wheel Monday evening in Brooklyn, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Christie Set to Announce Presidential Run]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:49:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chris-Christie4.jpg
Gov. Chris Christie appears to be ready to add his name to the ever-growing list of candidates seeking the Republican Party's nomination for president.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[25-Foot-Long Whale Found Dead on Long Island]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:52:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/beached+whale+li.jpg
A 25-foot-long whale washed ashore a Long Island beach Monday morning.

Photo Credit: Reese Logan via Instagram (@rlog2320)]]>
<![CDATA[3 Teenage Girls Wanted in Bronx Robberies: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:16:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Policelightsgeneric.jpg
Three teenage girls are wanted in two violent robberies in the Bronx, police said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Stomps on Man's Head in Elevator Robbery]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:51:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/violent+elevator+robbery+bx.jpg
Two men were caught on surveillance video brutally beating and robbing a man on an elevator in a public housing complex in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Wheelchair Robs NYC Bank: Police]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:28:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wheelchair+bank+robber.jpg
A man in a wheelchair robbed a bank in Astoria Monday, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[13 Metro-North Workers Indicted in Cheating Scandal]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:16:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/metronorth+cheating+indictment.jpg
More than a dozen current and former MTA staffers were indicted Monday in connection with a sweeping 2014 scandal at the Metro-North Railroad that involved cheating on exams, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Man Called in 11 JFK Bomb Threats: "It's a Pleasure to Kill": DA]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:34:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/457062032.jpg
A 64-year-old Manhattan man has been arrested, accused of calling in nearly a dozen bomb threats targeting Kennedy Airport travelers and police officers in the course of 16 days in June, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Driver Arrested in Hit-Run That Killed Woman, 21: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:45:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/betty+jean+dibiaso.jpg
A 24-year-old Queens man has turned himself in to police in the hit-and-run over the weekend that killed a 21-year-old woman who worked at a local restaurant, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Teen Killed, 2 Injured in Manhattan Shooting: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:24:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
One teen was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a public housing complex Monday in Manhattan, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Man Forces 19-Year-Old to Walk to ATM, Take Out $60 in Cash: NYPD]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:10:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+chase+atm+robbery.jpg
Police are looking for an armed man who forced a 19-year-old to walk to a nearby bank and take out cash Tuesday in the Bronx.]]>
<![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[Empty Auto Shop in Jersey City Transformed into Art Gallery For Graffiti]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:43:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jersey+city+graffiti+mecca.jpg
The developer, Forrest City, is allowing the public art company, Green Villain, to curate and display New Jersey's top street artists' work. Jen Maxfield reports]]>
<![CDATA[Videos Show NYPD Officers Dancing at Pride Parade]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:34:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cop+dancing+pride+parade.jpg
A pair of videos showing NYPD officers dancing with parade-goers at Gay Pride Parade over the weekend is gaining attention online not only for the cops' smooth moves but their cheery interactions with the people...

Photo Credit: Via Billy D'Ottavio Facebook Video
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<![CDATA[Drunk Driver Sentenced for Killing Mom of Twin Toddlers]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:53:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/agustus+jenkins.jpg
A 29-year-old man driving back from a wake for a baby who had died from SIDS was drunk when he struck and killed a mother of twin toddlers who was crossing a Bronx street, and will be going to prison for up...]]>
<![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...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[8-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Struck by Hit-Run Driver: Officials]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:35:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/206*120/62815hit.jpg
An 8-year-old boy struck by a hit-and-run driver Sunday night in Jersey City has died, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Slams Brand New Car Into NY Home, Lands in Bedroom]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:27:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/new+car+into+home.jpg
A Long Island couple had minor injuries Monday morning after a crash with another vehicle sent their car careening down the street, into a curb, through a stop sign and some trees and then into a house...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrested in West Orange Home Invasion]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:21:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
Police say a man and a woman have been arrested in a New Jersey home invasion.]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Driver Texting While Driving]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:31:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/Texting+Bus+Driver.jpg
A bus driver found himself out of a job after video surfaced of him apparently using a smartphone while driving a busload of passengers along the New Jersey Turnpike.

Photo Credit: Delvan Bradford]]>
<![CDATA[Cab Driver Shot Dead in Possible Robbery: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:06:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cabbie+death+brooklyn.jpg
A 35-year-old livery cab driver and father was shot and killed Monday in Brooklyn, according to officials.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Manhattan Crash: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:30:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/New-York-Manhattan-Crash-0628.jpg
One person was killed and two other people were hurt in a crash at a upper Manhattan intersection early Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Exposes Himself to 2 Girls in Queens: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:43:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/man+exposes+himself+queens.jpg
A man exposed himself to two girls in the same Queens neighborhood over the last two months, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Killed, 6 Injured in 4 Car Crash in the Bronx]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:56:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+crash1.jpg
A man was killed and six people were injured in a four car accident in the Bronx early Sunday morning, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot Dead in Queens: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:00:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic2.jpg
A Queens man was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and torso Sunday night, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcyclist, 19, Dies in Queens Crash: NYPD]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:09:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crash-generic.jpg
A 19-year-old motorcyclist has died after sustaining severe head trauma in a crash Sunday night in Queens, police said.]]>