<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usTue, 19 Sep 2017 08:01:05 -0400Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:01:05 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Happening Today: Maria, General Assembly, Toys R Us, Spicer]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:53:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms946.jpg
Here's what to know for Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 16, Stabbed After Denying Man a Beer Near NYC Ferry Hub]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:47:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ferry+stabbing.jpg
A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach after he refused to give a man a beer near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan over the weekend, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Biker Gang Member Had Homemade Flamethrower: Cops]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:24:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generico+police+line+do+not+cros1s12.jpg
The investigation began Thursday after the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office received information on a suspect storing explosive and destructive materials inside a home in Howell Township, New Jersey. ]]>
<![CDATA[Young Girl Fondled at Washington Park in Park Slope: NYPD]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:56:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SEXUAL+ASSAULT+OF+A+12+YEAR+OLD+MN+SUSPECT+-+01003102_WNBC_0000.jpg
A little girl was fondled at Washington Park in Brooklyn last week, police say.

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<![CDATA[LIRR Train Hits Truck on Tracks, Killing Driver]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:44:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/car+versus+lrr.jpg
A Long Island Rail Road train struck a truck on the tracks near Deer Park Monday afternoon, killing the 94-year-old driver in a fiery crash that suspended service on the Ronkonkoma branch for much of...

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<![CDATA[White Powder Sent to Israeli Consulate Again: NYPD]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:44:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/israeli+consulate.JPG
The Israeli consulate in New York City received an envelope with white powder for the second time in four days Monday afternoon, police said.

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<![CDATA[NY Tropical Storm Watch, Coast Flood Warning as Jose Nears]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:26:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jose+updated+cone+11+am.png
Parts of Long Island remain under a tropical storm watch ahead of Hurricane Jose, which is expected to stay out to sea but still deliver punishing rains, rough surf, wind and beach erosion to the area.

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<![CDATA[Enough Fentanyl to Kill 32 Million People Seized in NYC Bust]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:53:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fentanyl-0918.jpg
Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in a pair of busts that prosecutors said included one sting that netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin.

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<![CDATA[NYPD Cop Arraigned in Alleged Beating Over Spilled Drink]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:26:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYPD-generic.jpg
An NYPD officer is expected to face charges in an alleged assault of a Brooklyn man who spilled a cup of alcohol onto the ground and refused to pick it up. The alleged 23-year-old victim, Raymond...]]>
<![CDATA[Four New Jersey Towns Among Best Places to Live in America]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:14:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/bench-blue-sky-city-160934.jpeg
Four of the 100 best places to live in America are in New Jersey, according to a new report.]]>
<![CDATA[Crowds Gather to See Padre Pio Relics in NYC]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:25:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Crowds_Gather_to_See_Padre_Pio_Relics_in_NYC.jpg
The relics of a beloved Catholic saint drew throngs of people to St. Patrick's Cathedral in midtown Manhattan on Monday. Ray Villeda reports.]]>
<![CDATA[President Trump Heads to NYC for United Nations]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:50:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/President_Trump_Come_to_NYC_for_United_Nations.jpg
The United Nations General Assembly convenes this week in New York City, and President Donald Trump is coming to his hometown for the occasion. Melissa Russo reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Striking Charter Cable Workers March on Brooklyn Bridge]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:32:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Striking_Charter_Cable_Workers_March_on_Brooklyn_Bridge.jpg
Cable installers for Charter Communication's Spectrum service took to the Brooklyn Bridge to protest amid a six-month strike. Ida Siegal reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Street Closures for the UN General Assembly]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:20:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NBC+News+Channel++VOD7.jpg
The New York City Police Department announces street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the UN General Assembly.]]>
<![CDATA[Tropical Storm Watch for Long Island as Jose Nears Coast]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:11:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jose+updated+cone+11+am.png
A tropical storm watch has been issued for all coastal areas of the tri-state ahead of Hurricane Jose, which is expected to stay out to sea but still deliver punishing rains, rough surf, wind and beach...

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<![CDATA[St Barnabas Hospital Moving Its NICU]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:27:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/St_Barnabas_Hospital_Moving_Its_NICU.jpg
Some of the most vulnerable patients at Saint Barnabas Medical Center are making a big move. Jen Maxfield reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Soccer Coach Head-Butts Opposing Coach, Hits 9-Year-Old: PD]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:56:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/soccer+sirens+split.jpg
A boys' soccer coach from New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly head-butting an opposing coach, and hitting that coach's 9-year-old son, after a dispute over a game.

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<![CDATA[9-Year-Old Boy Killed by Goal Post at School]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:02:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/park-west-high-school.jpg
A 9-year-old boy died Sunday when a goal post at a midtown high school collapsed, police said.

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<![CDATA[Striking Spectrum Workers to March Across Brooklyn Bridge]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:19:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-Brooklyn-bridge-st-2generica.jpg
Thousands of labor union members are planning to march across the Brooklyn Bridge Monday afternoon in a show of solidarity with the Spectrum cable workers who have been striking since March for a better...]]>
<![CDATA[10 Great Deals for National Cheeseburger Day]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:47:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/costcohamburgerthumbnail.jpg
Monday is National Cheeseburger Day and several restaurants are celebrating by giving their customers good deals.

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<![CDATA[NY Man Stabs Ex-Girlfriend, Another Man in Her Home: Police]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:44:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/johnston+clarkstown+stabbibng.jpg
A 24-year-old Rockland man has been arrested, accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home and stabbing her, along with the father of her toddler son, police say. Brandyn Johnson of Pomona...

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<![CDATA[Baby's Death in January Now Deemed Homicide: NYPD]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:16:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-AMBULANCE.jpg
Police say the death of a 7-month-old Staten Island infant in January has been deemed a homicide.]]>
<![CDATA[Tracking Jose: Storm Team 4 Breaks Down Timeline, Threats]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:09:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tropical+alerts.jpg
Jose is expected to weaken to a tropical storm by the time it passes well off the eastern end of Long Island early Wednesday, but raging winds and punishing rains are expected to be felt well...

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<![CDATA[Dramatic Images: MTA, Tour Bus Collide in Queens]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:27:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tour+bus+update.jpg
Three people died and more than a dozen were hurt, some of them badly, when an MTA bus and a private tour bus collided in Queens early Monday -- a dramatic wreck that sent at least one of the vehicles careening...

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<![CDATA[Abducted NY Baby, Toddler Found Safe; Amber Alert Canceled]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:07:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/amber+alert5.jpg
Two young girls, aged 2 months and 2 years, allegedly abducted by their mother following an argument with her husband at their Long Island home early Monday have been found safe, and authorities have canceled...
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<![CDATA[2 Nooses Found in Brooklyn: Councilman]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:04:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Robert-E.-Cornegy-Jr.jpg
Two nooses were found in Brooklyn in two weeks, a councilman said, raising concerns about hate crimes.

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<![CDATA[Woman Thrown to Ground, Punched in Robbery Outside NYC Store]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:27:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BK+GROCERY+ROBBERY.jpg
Police are trying to track down a woman cops say brutally beat a woman during a robbery in Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[90-Minute Delay Inbound Upper of GWB; Some Subways Mucked Up]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:37:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+TINY+CLEAN+AIRCHECK+0600-0700+-+06261201_WNBC_000000017867.jpg
The George Washington Bridge into the upper level tolls was experiencing delays up to 60 minutes on the inbound side because of an accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway by Webster Avenue.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Students in French Acid Attack Are From NY]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:52:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ALIYU+ACID+ATTACK+LOCAL+VICTIMS+PKG+11PM+-+22501312_WNBC_000000.jpg
Two of the four Boston College students who were attacked with acid inside a train station in France are from New York.

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<![CDATA[Woman Shot to Death in Queens: Police]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:52:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+AIRCHECK+SUNDAY+6P+-+18250007_WNBC_000000017864178.jpg
A 34-year-old woman was shot to death Sunday in her Queens apartment, police said.

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Maria, Protests, UN General Assembly, Emmys]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:50:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms945.jpg
Here's what to know for Monday, Sept. 18.

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<![CDATA[From the Archives: Chelsea Bombings One Year Later]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:28:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/from_the_archives_chelsea_bombing_1280x720_1047802947931.jpg
On Sept. 17, 2016, a bomb went off in Seaside Park, New Jersey. Another bomb was to follow in Chelsea, that would injure 31 people. We take a look back at footage from those terror attacks one year ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Service Restored After Power Failure Halts Subway Lines]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:47:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+AIRCHECK+SUNDAY+6P+-+18205618_WNBC_000000017862527.jpg
Subway service was restored Sunday hours after a power failure halted service on several lines between Manhattan and Brooklyn, officials said.]]>