<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:17:49 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:17:49 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:09:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic.JPG
A woman staying with her 4-year-old daughter in a Queens homeless shelter became enraged when she found the girl squirting hand lotion on the floor, then hit her in the face and stomach and threw her against...

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<![CDATA[Doctor With Ebola Enters Next Phase of Illness]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:11:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/craig+spencer+bellevue.jpg
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician being treated for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital, has entered the next phase of the illness: the onset of gastrointestinal symptoms, health officials said Saturday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[#NYC2050: Climate Change in NYC]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:35:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/232*120/NYC-2050_1200X622.jpg
NBC 4 New York & WNYC Radio explore how climate change will affect the New York of tomorrow]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Killed, 9 Hurt in Bronx School Crash: Cops]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:50:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+school+crash+girl+killed.jpg
An 8-year-old girl was killed and nine other people were injured, at least three of them seriously, when a car jumped a curb outside a Bronx school during dismissal and hit them as they walked on the...

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<![CDATA[FAQ on Spread of Ebola After NYC Doc Diagnosed]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/doctor+qa.jpg
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, visited NBC 4 New York to help answer some viewer questions about Ebola and how it's spread]]>
<![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[Parents Keep Kids From School Over Ebola Fears]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:03:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/john+pearl+elementary.jpg
Dozens of parents kept their children home from the John Pearl Elementary School in Bohemia Friday because of fears about Ebola after a student's relatives came to visit from Guinea.]]>
<![CDATA[Raw Video: Police Escort Ebola Patient to Bellevue]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ebola+police+scort.jpg
Officers responded to the perimeter of Craig Spencer's Harlem apartment building in order to redirect traffic and escort EMS to Bellevue Hospital. The NYPD said officers did not come into contact with Spencer or...]]>
<![CDATA[Timeline: Tracking NYC Ebola Patient's Whereabouts]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:16:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ebola+map.jpg
Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited...
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<![CDATA[NJ Cop Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges: Authorities]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:23:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gavel-shutterstock_718951991.jpg
A New Jersey police officer and two others have both been indicted on drug conspiracy charges after they allegedly sold crack cocaine out of their home, prosecutors say.

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<![CDATA[NYPD: Elderly Man Found Dead in Central Park]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+central+park+vg.jpg
Police are investigating the death of an elderly man who was found unconscious and unresponsive in Central Park.

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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[Woman, 66, Stabbed to Death in Her Apartment: NYPD]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:16:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Queens-Stabbing-NY-1024.jpg
Police say they’re looking for the person who stabbed a 66-year-old woman to death in her Queens apartment early Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 4, Found Dead at Homeless Shelter in Queens: Cops]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:55:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic.JPG
A 4-year-old girl was found dead at a Queens homeless shelter and authorities are classifying her death as "suspicious," police say.

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<![CDATA[Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:49:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/182*120/ebola+clothes1.jpg
New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States — and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Cuomo, De Blasio's Ebola News Conference]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:26:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/De-Blasio-Ebola-Presser-1024.jpg
Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo assured New Yorkers in a news conference at Bellevue Hospital Thursday night there's no reason to be alarmed by the diagnosis, even though New York City's first Ebola patient, Dr.

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<![CDATA[Ebola in New York]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/craig-spencer.jpg
Craig Spencer, a doctor who recently returned from an Ebola assignment with Doctors Without Borders in West Africa, has returned to New York and tested positive for the disease. See photos from the scene. ]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Robbers Approach Homeowners in Driveways: Cops]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:07:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/home+robbery.JPG
Police on Long Island say they’re investigating after a pair of homeowners said they were accosted by armed robbers in their own driveways.

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Woman's Attack, Robbery on NYC Street]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:27:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crown+heights+robbery.jpg
Two suspects have been arrested on robbery and assault charges in the attack on a 21-year-old woman on a Brooklyn street earlier this month, and authorities are looking for a third person of interest.]]>
<![CDATA[Map: Where Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer Has Been]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ebola+map.jpg
Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited...
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<![CDATA[Schools Officials Investigate Nude Pics, Lewd Tweets]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:24:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elizabeth+schools+twitter+sexting.jpg
Officials in a New Jersey school district say they're investigating a sexting scandal involving multiple schools and they they've notified police.]]>
<![CDATA[Lady Liberty to Don Halloween Costume: Report]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:46:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP13062605022.jpg
This year, even the Statue of Liberty will be getting dressed up for Halloween, according to USA Today. The newspaper reports that Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham is planning to fly vividly colored...

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<![CDATA[Jersey Shore Residents: "No Thanks" to Beach Rebuilding]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:06:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jersey-shore-beach-plan.JPG
Homeowners in Bay Head are saying "no thanks" to Governor Christie and the Army Corps of Engineer over plans to rebuild the beach in their Jersey Shore town along with several others in northern Ocean County.

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<![CDATA[40,000 Patients' Medical Records Stolen From Office: Cops]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-021.jpg
Medical records pertaining to about 40,000 patients over nearly two decades were stolen from a doctor's office in New Jersey earlier this week, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[School Bus, Fuel Truck Crash on L.I.: Police]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_bus_generic1.jpg
A fuel truck collided with a school bus on a Long Island highway service road Thursday afternoon, and several students were taken to the hospital to be evaluated, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[NY, NJ Tighten Standards for Travelers at Risk for Ebola]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:59:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_newark_hospital_ebola_st.jpg
Anyone flying into John F. Kennedy or Newark Liberty International Airport after having contact with Ebola-infected patients in one of three West African nations battling the potentially deadly virus will face a...
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<![CDATA[Despite Strict Protocol, Risks Remain for Ebola Doctors: Group]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_newark_hospital_ebola_st.jpg
The medical and humanitarian organization that employed the New York doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus said that the risk for staff returning from the front lines in West Africa can't be completely...]]>
<![CDATA[7 Exposed to Fumes During Factory Fire: FDNY]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:08:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HAZMAT-FIRE-Brooklyn-East-NY.jpg
Fire officials say that seven firefighters were overcome by potentially hazardous fumes from an unknown substance during a blaze at an abandoned factory in Brooklyn early Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Probes Video That Shows Officer Kicking Colleague]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:57:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Subway-NYPD-Suspect-Kicked.jpg
The NYPD says it is investigating after video was released that appears to show a plainclothes officer kicking a colleague in the head and punching a suspect during an arrest at a Brooklyn subway station earlier...]]>