<![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, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:07 -0400 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:07 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Driver Texts Behind Wheel of Limo Bus Carrying 45]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:18:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/texting+limo+driver.jpg
A cellphone video showing a limousine driver texting while transporting 45 people to the Hamptons, just one day after a separate limo crash killed four women on Long Island, has led to the firing of the driver.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stabs Subway Rider in Fight Over Seat on Train: NYPD]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:29:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+stab+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a subway rider in a dispute over a seat on the train.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Van Flips After Police Chase]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:34:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Philly-Police-Chase-Ends.jpg
A two-hour long police chase came to an end when the suspect's vehicle flipped over in South Philadelphia. The chase finally ended around 9:35 p.m. near Philadelphia International Airport when a police...]]>
<![CDATA[Burglar on Bike Breaks into NJ Homes: Police]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/james+rainsford+nj+burglar.jpg
A homeless man dubbed by police as the bicycle burglar is wanted in a series of overnight break-ins in several New Jersey communities, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Group to Sleep at Zoo For Pope]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:48:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Church-Group-Philadelphia-Z.jpg
While some people are spending as much as $600 a night at hotels for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated visit to Philadelphia, a North Jersey church group is spending less money on a far less luxurious place...]]>
<![CDATA[5,000-Pound Tree Impales Home, Traps Sleeping Woman in Bed]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:51:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tree+fall+great+neck.jpg
A woman was pinned under a 2 1/2-ton tree for two hours after it came crashing through her Long Island bedroom while she was sleeping early Monday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[19-Year-Old Dead After Driver With 21 Arrests Runs Light: Cops]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:31:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/advance+crash+staten+island.jpg
A 22-year-old driver with a history of accidents and arrests is facing charges after police allege he ran a red light and hit a pole on Staten Island, killing one of his passengers and critically injuring...

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<![CDATA[Severed Legs Found Near Connecticut Train Station Identified]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:41:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Ray+Roberson+1200.jpg
Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday.

Photo Credit: New Haven POlice]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 14, Shot on Bronx Street, Suspect Sought: NYPD]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:33:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+shooting+boy+shot.jpg
Police are searching for the gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy on a Bronx street last Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Energy Experts Explain How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:29:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008022992_1200x675_492070979965.jpg
The summer heat can mean higher electric bills. But, there are small things you can do to lower your utility costs. Greg Cergol reports.]]>
<![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[Man Angry Over Merge Flashes Samurai Sword at NYC Tunnel: Cops]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/226*120/72515rage.jpg
A New Jersey man brandished a Wakazashi sword and waved it at a fellow driver Saturday while stuck in traffic at the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, police said.]]>
<![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[Sketch Released in NYC Bias Attack That Fractured Woman's Jaw]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:28:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sketch+hate+crime.jpg
Authorities have released a sketch of the stranger believed to have attacked a 19-year-old woman in Chinatown after yelling anti-Muslim insults and spitting at her earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[De Blasio's Political Relationships With Cuomo, Mark-Viverito]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:28:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/de+blasio+spats.jpg
After a disagreement over Uber last week, Mayor de Blasio smoothed over his relationship with Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Monday but when asked about his relationship with Gov. Cuomo, the mayor said]]>
<![CDATA[Boy's Therapy Dog Missing After Deadly Hit-&-Run]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:36:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Luzerne+STreet+Hit+and+Run+Missing+Dog+Max+Arroyo.jpg
A driver fled after a wreck along a Philadelphia street that claimed one man's life, left his brother hurt and caused the family's dog, who has a close bond with a disabled boy, to run off.

Photo Credit: NBC10 / Family Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Booker Says Christie Is Most Underestimated 2016 Candidate]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:11:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chris+Christie+Cory+Booker+2Box.jpg
Sen. Cory Booker says he believes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the most underestimated presidential candidate in the crowded 2016 field.

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<![CDATA[LaGuardia Airport Redesign Renderings]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:17:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/228*120/20067546331_12bfbe8185_z.jpg
Renderings of the redesign plan for LaGuardia Airport, announced by Gov. Cuomo Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Worker Falls at Second Avenue Subway Site: MTA]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:42:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Second-Ave-Subway-Injury-0727.jpg
A construction worker was taken to the hospital Monday morning after he fell from a ladder while working on the Second Avenue subway, MTA officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Tourist Attacked by Homeless Man Outside NYC Hotel]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:21:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/241*120/72515bum.jpg
A tourist was hospitalized after a homeless man clubbed him in the face with a 3-foot piece of wood outside a midtown Manhattan hotel, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Barefoot NYC Escapee Surrenders After 3 Days on Run: Sources]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:05:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/arthur+collins+escaped+prisoner.jpg
The 57-year-old man who escaped police custody in Manhattan last week surrendered to authorities Monday after a three-day stint on the run, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell NBC 4 New York.

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[Overnight R Service Shut Down in Parts of NYC for 2 Weeks]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:17:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/R+fastrack.jpg
R Trains will not stop at some Brooklyn subway stations overnight on weeknights for the next two weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Find Missing Tubers in Del. River]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:55:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Missing-Tubers-Lead.jpg
Rescue crews found six tubers who went missing in the Delaware River Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Fighting ISIS: Why This Single NY Dad Joined the Battle]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/150727-robert-rose-isis-syria-jpo-636a_088a898736b21d51310b3d5c333828f4.nbcnews-ux-320-320.jpg
A New York City man has left his home in the south Bronx to fight ISIS on the front lines of Syria, NBC News reported. The 25-year-old single father, Robert Rose, is currently in his second tour with...

Photo Credit: Keir Simmons / NBC News]]>
<![CDATA[PATH, NY Waterway Cross-Honoring NJ Transit Tickets]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crosshonoring+NJT.jpg
While no delays were reported Monday morning, NJ Transit tickets will be cross-honored after last week’s power problems along the Northeast Corridor.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Times Square Live Cam]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:50:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Times-Square-Snow0212.jpg
See live video streaming from Times Square.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Wanted for Throwing Man Down Stairs, Robbing Him]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:43:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stair+attack.jpg
Authorities are looking for a suspect who threw a man down a staircase before robbing him in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[One Injured, Dozens Displaced in Fire at Seniors' Complex]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:16:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/senior+fire.jpg
A large fire in Rockland County left one firefighter injured and displaced more than a dozen people from a senior-living facility Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Man Killed, Another Wounded in Bronx Shooting]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:44:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/223*120/72615bronx.jpg
One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting in the Bronx early Sunday, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Pedestrian, 36, Killed in Crash on Long Island: Police]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:05:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Road-Generic-Resized.jpg
A 36-year-old pedestrian died Sunday after being hit by a car on a Long Island road.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman, 85, Dies in Long Island Crash: Police]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:57:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crash-generic.jpg
An 85-year-old woman has died and a 25-year-old man sustained a broken leg after their cars crashed Sunday on Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Somber Sunday at Churches Slated to Close]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 01:08:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/72615church.jpg
Sunday Mass marked a poignant occasion for many area Catholics as dozens of churches prepared to close this week as part of a major reorganization of the New York Archdiocese.]]>
<![CDATA[Dozens Left Homeless by NJ Apartment Fire]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:12:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*132/72615fireman.jpg
Dozens of people were left homeless Sunday when a fire tore through three small apartment buildings in New Jersey, police and firefighters said.]]>
<![CDATA[Potential Heat Wave Ahead for Tri-State]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:58:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic-storm.jpg
Scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday will make for another soggy day across the tri-state, Storm Team 4 says.
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