<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 02 Dec 2016 13:14:41 -0500Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:14:41 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wendy's Offers Year's Worth of Unlimited Frostys for $2]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:08:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/frostys.png
For a couple of bucks you can help out a good cause and enjoy unlimited Wendy's Frostys for an entire year.The fast food chain introduced a special promotion that benefits foster children.“This...

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<![CDATA[Thief Steals Car With Kids Inside When Mom Stops at Wendy's]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:51:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/carjacking+new+jersey.jpg
A carjacker allegedly stole a mother's keys as she walked into a New Jersey Wendy's Friday morning, then hopped into her car and drove off with her three children inside as she clung from the steering wheel in a...

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<![CDATA[NYPD Raid Nets $7M Worth of Fake Apple, Samsung Phones]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/VILLEDA+COUNTERFEIT+PRODUCTS+RAID+BK+BROLL+-+20472310_WNBC_0000.jpg
Police raided two Brooklyn warehouses Thursday night, seizing more than $7 million worth of counterfeit Apple and Samsung products after a months-long investigation that began when suspicious packages...

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<![CDATA[Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Live Cam ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:50:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rock+tree+ap.jpg
Watch a live feed of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree around the clock.

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<![CDATA[Trader Joe's Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:56:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/joes+hummus.jpg
Bakkavor Foods USA is recalling two kinds of Trader Joe's hummus over concerns about possible Listeria contamination, which can cause serious and sometimes deadly infections in young children and the elderly.

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<![CDATA[Inventor of General Tso's Chicken Dies at 98]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:52:37 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GeneralTsoPlate.jpg
Chef Peng Chang-kuei, the inventor of the world-famous Chinese dish General Tso's Chicken, died at the age of 98 on Wednesday. He named the dish in honor of Tso Tsung T'ang, a respected Hunan war general.]]>
<![CDATA[Serial Sex Offender Charged in Harlem Subway Assault: NYPD]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:07:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+handcuffs.jpg
A Queens man has been arrested and charged following an assault in a Harlem subway station on Thursday. Rodney Pierre, of Jamaica, was arrested by officers after they witnessed him grinding himself against...

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<![CDATA[When the Guards Look Away: Silly Photos at The Met]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:44:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crop+for+cover.jpg
Sometimes, we just can't help ourselves. Despite our best intentions, visiting the museum - with all it's nakedness and drama - can bring out our silly sides. This is what happens when the guards look away...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Man Among 2 American Medics Saving Lives in Mosul]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/american+medics+in+mosul.jpg
As U.S. backed forces push deeper into Mosul to drive out ISIS, more civilians are getting caught in the middle. The only medical care available for many of them on the frontlines is being provided by two...

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Trump, San Bernardino, Buzz Aldrin]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:12:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump+victory+rally+ohio.jpg
Here's what to know for Friday, December 2.]]>
<![CDATA[2-Year-Old Conn. Boy Reported Missing]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:05:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Messiah+and+Danny+Frazier.jpg
Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 2-year-old boy from Westport after reports that his uncle might have left him unsupervised while shopping in Norwalk.

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<![CDATA[Missing NJ Student Last Seen at Recording Studio Found Dead]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:49:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MemorialSarahButler.jpg
Police found the body of a missing New Jersey college student as they searched a reservation in the state this week, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.]]>
<![CDATA[Injured Stranger Crawls from Sidewalk to Stoop, Dies: NYPD]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SANTIA+QUEENS+DEATH+4P+PKG+-+00000616_WNBC_000000014083125.jpg
A man died after crawling from a Queens sidewalk to the front stoop of a nearby home, where the homeowner found him and called for help, police say.Police are investigating the mysterious death near...

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<![CDATA[NY Police Warns Dog Walkers After Coyote Attacks Woman]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:10:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/COLLETTI+COYOTE+KILLED+OSSINING+PKG+5PM+-+00000001_WNBC_0000000.jpg
A Westchester County police department is warning homeowners to stay alert while walking near the woods after a sick coyote attacked a woman.]]>
<![CDATA[Nauseating Report Reveals NYC's Dirtiest School Cafeterias]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:11:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SchoolCafeteria.jpg
A new report unveiled by the state senate and school advocates reveals 31 schools throughout the five boroughs that would have received a "C" under the city's restaurant letter grading system.]]>
<![CDATA[Anthony Weiner Busted for Campaign Cash Fraud]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:36:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/anthony-weiner-sexting.jpg
Ex-mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner continues his precipitous fall from grace; this time, he's been slapped with $64,956 in fines by the city Campaign Finance Board Thursday for using campaign funds to pay...

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<![CDATA[This is NYC's Poopiest Borough]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:59:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Corgi-GettyImages-512536165.jpg
When it comes to the borough with the poopiest sidewalks, the Bronx really stepped in it.

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<![CDATA[Crews Free Child Stuck in Escalator at Stamford Macy's]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:41:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/escalator-generic722.jpg
Firefighters rescued a 5-year-old child after his foot got stuck in an escalator at a Connecticut Macy’s department store.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunshots Fired at NJ Transit Station, No One Hurt: Officials]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:40:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ+TRANSIT+TRAIN+2.jpg
Gunshots were fired at a New Jersey Transit station but no one appears to have been hit, authorities say. NJ Transit spokeswoman Lisa Torbic said police responded to a call for gunshots fired at...

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<![CDATA[Mighty Oak Tree Crashes onto Home, Nearly Hits Homeowner]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TREE+INTO+HOUSE+KEARNY+NJ++-+12361011_WNBC_000000014084423.jpg
An elderly woman and her tenants in a New Jersey home escaped a close call when a mighty oak tree came crashing down on their house, destroying a kitchen in the back. The century-old tree nearly...

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<![CDATA[I-Team: Truckers, Feds at Odds Over Regulating Fatigue]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:03:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHENG+TIRED+TRUCKERS+VO+2+430P+-+01003125_WNBC_000000014085779.jpg
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has not yet come up with mandatory requirements for trucking companies to deal with fatigued driving, despite several recent deadly truck crashes.The...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Mall Offers Prime Parking with Make-Ahead Reservations.]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:58:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SIEGAL+RESERVED+PARKING+AT+MALL+NJ+PKG+430P+-+00000701_WNBC_000.jpg
Holiday shopping is in full swing and as many of you know, finding a parking spot at the mall this month may be harder than ever. But there’s a new system at one NJ mall that can fix that and all you need...]]>
<![CDATA[3 NYC Men Arrested in Armed Rockland Robbery: Police]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:43:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/home+invasion+suspects.PNG
Three New York City men have been arrested in an Orange County home invasion, accused of holding up a man at gunpoint before taking off with jewelry and cash, police say. Clarkstown police said...

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<![CDATA[Bloodied Yonkers Man Sentenced for Killing Girlfriend: DA]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:16:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/YonkersManGFMurder.jpg
A Yonkers man has been sentenced for the April 2015 killing of his girlfriend, the Westchester County District Attorney said. Police responded to the call of a naked and bloodied man walking down the street the...]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Swipes Holiday Decorations From Long Island Home]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/christmas+lights.jpg
Police are looking for the Grinch who stole an inflatable holiday display from a Long Island homeowner's front yard.

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<![CDATA[67 Animals Pulled From Feces-Covered, Urine-Soaked NYC Home ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:12:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
A 48-year-old Queens woman has been indicted on charges of felony aggravated cruelty to animals and other crimes after authorities rescued more than five dozen dogs and cats, many of them extremely sick...]]>
<![CDATA['Jersey Boys' Found Liable for Copyright Infringement ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:01:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JerseyBoysCast.jpg
A federal jury in Nevada found the show's writers, director and producers liable for copyright infringement — attributing 10 percent of the musical's success to an unpublished biography

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<![CDATA[Engineer in Deadly Derailment Sues Metro-North for $10M]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:35:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/william+rockefeller+engineer+metronorth.jpg
The engineer who nodded off at the controls of a Metro-North train just before it derailed in the Bronx in 2013, killing four people and injuring more than 70 others, is suing the railroad for $10 million.

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<![CDATA[Cops Save 2 People from ODs Hours Apart at SI Ferry Terminal]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:45:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SIFerryTerminal.jpg
A Department of Transportation worker alerted officers to an unconscious woman in the women's bathroom at around 12:40 p.m., authorities told SI Advance. Nearly an hour and a half later, another officer spotted...

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<![CDATA[Spike in Mayor's Helicopter Trips Brews Controversy]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:48:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nypd+chopper.jpg
Police have released records of Mayor de Blasio's helicopter trips after originally denying reporters' requests to do so. They show the mayor, who has rarely used chopper flights to get around throughout...

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<![CDATA[Man Allegedly on Drugs Runs Amok in Holland Tunnel Traffic ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:58:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/keithsemiday2.jpg
A 42-year-old man allegedly high on drugs ran amok outside the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City earlier this week, weaving in and out of vehicles and trying to open the doors of several cars entering the tube...

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<![CDATA[The Ultimate Winter Guide to Free Holiday Fun in NYC]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:09:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/001_20151211_CHRISTMAS_TREE.jpg
Can you hear the Christmas bells? Whether you just want to warm up next to a loved one by a tree lighting or rock out to Christmas tunes with a cup of hot cocoa, ring in the winter season with some free...

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<![CDATA[Top NYC Bars for Vikings, Cowboys Fans This TNF]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:36:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nfl-generic.jpg
It’s week 13 of football season and the big game is almost here! Vikings fans are cheering “Skol!” while Cowboys fans are gearing up in blue and white jerseys. Who will walk away with the win this Thursday...

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<![CDATA[12-Inch Water Main Break Floods Hoboken Streets]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:25:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HobokenWatermainBreak.JPG
New Jersey drivers endured a wet commute after a water main break flooded the streets in Hoboken early Thursday morning. Buses and cars trekked through a giant puddle caused by the 12-inch break near Willow...]]>