<![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 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:41:33 -0400 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:41:33 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Tries to Strangle Elderly Woman With Hoodie: NYPD]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:27:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elderly+woman+attacked+hoodie.jpg
A man was shot and killed and two others were wounded near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday, hours before the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been marred by violence in recent years,...

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<![CDATA[Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:54:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Delta-Plane-Generic.jpg
A 67-year-old man was stabbed to death and his wife injured after they came upon a burglary at their Staten Island home.

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<![CDATA[Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:52:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/miles+kirkland+staten+island+advance.jpg
Police are investigating after a man approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say.

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<![CDATA[Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son, 3, in Car: Police]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:40:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dwi+generic.jpg
Police have arrested a Manhattan mother they say drove drunk on a Long Island highway with her 3-year-old son in the car.]]>
<![CDATA[Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:01:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+taxi+vg.jpg
If New Yorkers who normally took taxis alone would share their cab with a stranger, the city could cut the size of its taxi fleet by up to 40 percent, according to a new study.

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<![CDATA[Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:28:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fire+flatiron+adie+kreigstein.jpg
A two-alarm fire tore through a Flatiron restaurant in Manhattan late Monday afternoon, traveling up to the roof and sending up heavy black smoke through the area, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:51:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ho+ho+kus+murder.jpg
A 24-year-old man is in police custody after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death in New Jersey.]]>
<![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[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 Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:51:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic_thumbnail.jpg
Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street Monday evening. Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street...]]>
<![CDATA['REVEL' Letters Bent, Broken & Removed]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:55:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/223*120/REVEL+Sign+Damaged.JPG
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

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<![CDATA[3 Hurt in Lightning Strike at NYC Beach]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lightning+strike+orchard+beach+clothing+shredded.jpg
Joan Rivers' daughter said Sunday that she and others are "keeping our fingers crossed," as the 81-year-old comedic legend remained hospitalized in Manhattan.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Today in New York]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NBC-4-NewYork-Watch-NOW.jpg
NBC 4 New York streams live at 4:30 a.m. every weekday.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Fatally Stabbed]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:51:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/si+home+invasion.jpg
A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn't survive.

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<![CDATA[Officer, Suspect Injured in Brooklyn Shootout: NYPD]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:36:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/083114cop2.jpg
A teenager taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini on Long Island has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Photos From the 2014 West Indian Day Parade]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:14:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/AP181744395290.jpg
The annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn celebrates Caribbean culture and echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities, with dancers wearing elaborate, feathered costumes.

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<![CDATA[8 Shot Over 6-Hour Period in NYC]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:38:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic+NJ.JPG
Eight people were shot over a six-hour period in weekend gun violence around Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, police said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:55:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/02242011+generic-handcuffs.jpg
A Long Island woman was arrested after police say they found her sitting in a parked car half-conscious with a baby sweating profusely in the back seat and several bags of heroin in the car.]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Man Drove Wrong Way on Expressway, Crashed: Police]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:45:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic+DUI+DWI+Driving+Under+the+Influence+Driving+While+Intoxicated.jpeg
A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn't survive.

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<![CDATA[Central Park Hate Crime Arrest]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:25:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+central+park+vg.jpg
A teenager taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini on Long Island has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Death of 14-Month-Old Girl]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:15:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/14+month+old+dead+with+inset.jpg
A 58-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi SUV as she tried to cross a Manhattan street Friday afternoon, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Death in Midtown Ruled Homicide by Police Restraint: ME]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:28:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
Denny's is popping the cork on its first Manhattan location.

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<![CDATA[2 Shot in Brooklyn Liquor Store Attack]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/083014liquor.JPG
A shooting at a crowded liquor store in Brooklyn has left a teenager in critical condition and another young person injured, police said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cop-Beating Trio Arrested, Police Say]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:08:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Handcuffs-generic-custody.jpg
Police say three people were arrested for beating up an off-duty officer in the Bronx and trying to steal his gun.

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<![CDATA[Man Fatally Stabbed in Brooklyn]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:38:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
A 27-year-old man was stabbed and killed in Brooklyn, police said.

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<![CDATA[Taxi Hits, Kills Woman Crossing Manhattan Street: Police]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:40:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shane+kennedy.jpg
Police in Westchester and Secret Service were investigating a report of a "potentially suspicious person and vehicle" near where President Obama visited Friday for a set of fundraising events, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Man Tried to Rape Woman Walking on BK Street: NYPD]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:05:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/prospect+heights+attempted+rape.jpg
Police are searching for a man accused of groping two women in separate incidents in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn.]]>
<![CDATA[Kidnapping Convict Charged in Recorded Attack on Mom, Kids]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pedro+vargas+inset.jpg
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple said, The Associated Press reported.

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