<![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-usTue, 03 May 2016 14:17:15 -0400Tue, 03 May 2016 14:17:15 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Teen Denies Setting Fire That Led to NYPD Officer's Death]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:26:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fatal+fire+trial+marcell+dockery+confession.jpg
The teen accused of setting a mattress fire that killed an NYPD officer in 2014 will testify in court Tuesday morning, according to his defense attorney.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Celebrating 5 Years in NYC With Free Pizza in Each Borough]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:58:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Food+Phillies+2012+Preview+Seasons+Pizza+Generic.jpg
Uber is celebrating five years in the Big Apple with $5 fares and free slices at some of the city's best pizzerias.

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<![CDATA[Newburgh Rescinds State of Emergency for Water Supply]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newburgh+water+plant.jpg
The city manager of Newburgh, New York, has rescinded a state of emergency that took effect Monday after after potentially harmful chemicals were found in one of its drinking water sources.

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<![CDATA[Body Found on NYC Waterfront Was Wearing 'Cement Shoes': NYPD]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:12:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-lights-generic.jpg
Police said Tuesday that a body found in a plastic bag along the Brooklyn shoreline this week was "obviously" the victim of a homicide -- and that the man's feet were coated in cement.

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<![CDATA[Abandoned, Chained Dog Rescued from Long Island Backyard]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:43:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/198*120/5316pitbull.jpg
An SPCA crew on Long Island rescued an abandoned pit bull that was left chained in the backyard of a residence, authorities said Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County SPCA]]>
<![CDATA[Man with Cocaine in Computer Bag Nabbed at JFK Airport: Feds]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:34:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/197*120/5316cocaine.jpg
A traveler arriving from the Dominican Republic was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after approximately nine pounds of cocaine was allegedly found in his computer bag and tucked inside...

Photo Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Killed, Sister Hurt in NJ Carbon Monoxide Poisoning]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:51:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/carbon-monoxide-linden-0503.jpg
A New Jersey child died Tuesday from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, police said.

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Leads Tony Nominations, Sets Record With 16 Nods]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:39:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hamilton-GettyImages-510499088.jpg
"Hamilton," the megahit musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, made history yet again Tuesday, earning a record 16 Tony nominations including honors for Best Musical and three personal...

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<![CDATA[2 Men Violently Rob Guests at NYC Hotel: Police]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:36:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/suspects+cell+phone+robbery.jpg
Police are searching for the men who entered a Brooklyn hotel room and violently robbed three guests inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Newburgh Declares State of Emergency for Water Supply]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:01:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newburgh+water+plant.jpg
A Hudson Valley city has declared a state of emergency after potentially harmful chemicals were found in one of its drinking water sources.

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<![CDATA[Student Shot and Killed at NJ Fraternity House: Police ]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:58:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TKE-Shooting-Inset-0502.jpg
A New Jersey Institute of Technology student was fatally shot at a Newark fraternity house during a robbery early Monday morning, police say.

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<![CDATA[Man Stole Dozens of Cases of Red Bull From Target: Police]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 04:42:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/red+bull+thefts+1.jpg
A man walked out of a Long Island Target with dozens of cases of Red Bull, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Suspect After NYPD Officer Dragged]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 07:00:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/officer+hit1.jpg
An NYPD officer was dragged by a Cadillac early Tuesday morning right outside of a Bronx precinct house, police said.]]>
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<![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[Mom Who Abandoned Baby in NYC Found Dead: Police]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:29:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MOM+FOUND+DEAD+RIVER.jpg
The mother who was charged with abandoning her baby girl on a Manhattan subway platform back in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Seeks Brooklyn Man in Craigslist Rental Scam]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 22:47:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1234-16+BKGL+petit+larceny+83+Pct+2-27-16+photo.jpg
Police are searching for a Brooklyn man in an alleged Craiglist rental scam, police say.

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<![CDATA[New Video of Suspect in NYC Park Rape Attempt]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 23:24:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/prospect+park+rape+attempt+video.jpg
Police have released new surveillance video of the man suspected of trying to rape a 23-year-old woman as she went for a morning run in Prospect Park last month.

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Warns Subway Riders of Thieves' Techniques]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 22:28:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+crime+prevention+nypd.jpg
The NYPD is training thousands of officers how specifically to prevent thefts and other crimes of opportunity on the subway, and says it's already seen results since training launched a few weeks ago.

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<![CDATA[Body Found in Plastic Bag on Brooklyn Waterfront: NYPD]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:54:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-lights-generic.jpg
Police say a body in a plastic bag was found along the Brooklyn shoreline Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[ 'Nightmare' Fire Destroys Historic Manhattan Cathedral]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:58:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/firegif.gif
A historic Manhattan cathedral was gutted in a blaze hours after its Serbian Orthodox parishioners celebrated Easter on Sunday

Photo Credit: Provided by the FDNY
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<![CDATA[Man Who Served 10 Years for 1964 NYC Killing Cleared of Crime]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 19:09:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Gatling-AP_16123738951308.jpg
A Virginia man who spent a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a New York City slaying over 50 years ago was cleared of the crime Monday.

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<![CDATA[NYPD Cop Adopts Kitty She Rescued From Dumped Suitcase]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 22:41:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cop+adopts+rescued+kitten.jpg
Kittens have been rescued by police after someone put them in a suitcase and left them for dead, the NYPD says.

Photo Credit: NYPD/ASPCA
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<![CDATA[Brothers Walking to School Hurt in NJ Hit-Run: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 19:03:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sayreville+school+hit+run+1.jpg
A woman is in custody after striking two children walking to school in New Jersey on Monday and fleeing the scene, according to police.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 NY]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Plunges from NYC Fire Escape While Chasing Cat: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 19:02:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/building+fall+bronx+feuerherd.jpg
A 7-year-old girl with autism was taken to the hospital with injuries Monday morning after she fell two stories from a Bronx apartment building, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Woman Struck and Killed by Stolen SUV in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 23:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/fatal+hit+run+suspects.jpg
A woman pedestrian was killed and a companion was injured Sunday when they were hit by a stolen SUV that had spun off a collision with another vehicle in Brooklyn, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[$1.4 Million Car Stolen From Westchester Garage: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 21:39:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stolen-Barracuda.jpg
A car worth more than $1 million was stolen from a Manhattan club owner’s Westchester home last week, according to a report in the Daily News.

Photo Credit: Provided by the Pelham Manor Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Forklift Moved Parked SUV, Owner Says]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 11:19:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/190*120/5116forklift.jpg
A Brooklyn man was surprised to find that his parked SUV had been moved and even more stunned when shown a video of how it was relocated: with a forklift.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Men Rescued After Car Hits Pole, Plunges Into Water: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 09:58:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/194*120/5116waterlogged.jpg
Police and firefighters rescued two people on Long Island from a car that had plunged into a waterway after carving a path of destruction between two houses on Long Island, authorities said Sunday.

Photo Credit: Nassau County Police]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Dead, 2 Kids Injured After Car Crash: Police]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 21:21:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/199*120/5116dead.jpg
A woman was killed and two young children were injured after a car collision in the Bronx, police said Sunday.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Mobile Home Park Residents Rally to Help Neighbors Keep Home]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 19:00:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/back-rent-long-island-0502.jpg
A residents in a Long Island mobile home park rallied together to help an elderly couple keep their home.

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<![CDATA[Window Washer Falls Off UES Ledge, Dies: NYPD]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 16:36:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/window-washer-death-0502.jpg
A window washer fell off a third-story ledge on the Upper East Side and died Monday morning, according to the NYPD.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Video Captures Large Crash at NYC Bike Race]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bike+crash+feuerherd.jpg
A stalled motorcycle caused a large crash and pile-up near the start of the last event of the Red Hook Criterium bike race Saturday night, according to video of the crash.

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<![CDATA[Man Masturbates on Queens F Train: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 09:54:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+lewdness2.jpg
Police are looking for a man who they say masturbated in front of a woman on a subway train in Queens.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Police Car: Cops]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 04:49:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/molotov+cocktail+cop+car.jpg
A New Jersey man allegedly walked into a police department parking lot and threw a Molotov cocktail at a police car.]]>