<![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 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:18:13 -0500 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:18:13 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former Cop Killed in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run: NYPD, Family]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:30:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn-fatal-crash-inset-1127.jpg
Police say a 56-year-old woman has died after a driver hit her and several other people and cars in Brooklyn Thursday evening, then tried to run away on foot.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Queens Crash: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:53:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/queens-astoria-crash.jpg
Two people were killed and another was hurt when a car plowed into a box truck that had stopped on the side of the Grand Central Parkway Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD.]]>
<![CDATA[Drone Spotted Over Parade, Operator Ticketed]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:33:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/parade+drone+operator.jpg
A man was issued a summons after he was accused of flying a drone over the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning, sources tell NBC 4 New York.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Says She Was Raped While Running in Park: NYPD]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:34:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LES-Rape-NY-1126.jpg
Police are investigating after they say a woman reported that she was raped while jogging in a park on Manhattan's Lower East Side Wednesday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Blaze at High-Rise in East Harlem: FDNY]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:36:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fire-East-Harlem-NY-1127_edited-1.jpeg
Firefighters responded to a blaze at a high-rise in East Harlem on Friday morning, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Another Suspicious Fire Breaks Out in Forest Hills]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:49:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/forest-hills-fire-1126.jpg
Police in Forest Hills want residents to be on alert as they've deemed six fires in the affluent Queens neighborhood suspicious.]]>
<![CDATA[Blimp Goes Down Behind Long Island School]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:43:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BLIMP-DOWN-FARMINGDALE-2.jpg
A blimp that was supposed to fly over the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade went down in a baseball field near a school on Long Island Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Mom Killed by MTA Bus Was Going to Pick Up Child: Husband]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:33:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/bus-MTA-woman-inset-1126.jpg
The 41-year-old woman who was hit and killed by an MTA bus on a busy Brooklyn Avenue Wednesday evening was on her way to pick up her 9-year-old son, according to her husband.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Food Delivery Giant Had Wrong Permit]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:55:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/munchery+iteam.jpg
Munchery.com, the $300 million dollar food delivery service, has been selling meals direct to hungry New Yorkers for months. The problem is, the business wasn’t technically allowed to.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Firefighters Hurt in NJ Recycling Plant Fire]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lyndhurst+fire.jpg
Three firefighters sustained minor injuries in a blaze at a New Jersey recycling plant, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Woman Bakes for Homeless on Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:43:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/baking+shelters.jpg
More than 23,000 children are spending Thanksgiving in New York City homeless shelters, and one warmhearted Brooklyn woman helped a shelter full of families feel more at home this holiday with a gift of...]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Menus from 200 Years Ago]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:27:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000009452629_1200x675_574903875753.jpg
Deep in the archives of the New York Public Library, digital archivist Rebecca Federman shows a treasure trove of Thanksgiving recipes, menus and cookbooks, some more than 200 years old -- and they show...]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Team 4]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:04:29 -0500 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 10:40:24 -0500 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.

Photo Credit: Martin Poole /Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Burglar Crawls into Sleeping Family's Bedroom: NYPD]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:42:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/210*120/creepy+burglar1.JPG
A burglar quietly crawled his way into a Queens bedroom where a man and his wife and kids were sleeping and managed to pick up a smartphone from the dresser before the victim awoke, prompting the thief to...]]>
<![CDATA[Local Stores Get Jump On Black Friday By Opening On Thanksgiving Day]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:44:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thanksgiving+shopping2.jpg
Many people didn't wait until Friday to start getting those post-Thanksgiving deals -- across the tri-state, many stores opened on Thanksgiving Day. Michael George reports.]]>
<![CDATA[The Death of Eric Garner]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48:57 -0500 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[Mom Who Left Baby in Church Manger Found, No Charges: DA]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:46:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/church+baby+woman+1.JPG
Authorities have located the mother of a newborn baby who was left in a Christmas manger inside a Queens church two days ago and determined no criminal prosecution is warranted.]]>
<![CDATA[MTA Bus Hits, Kills Woman in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:06:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/bk+bus+hits+man.JPG
A woman was struck and killed by an MTA bus on a busy Brooklyn avenue Wednesday evening, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Best of 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:43:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_797372372594-parade.jpg
Millions of people attended the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on Nov. 26, 2015, in New York City. Floats graced the skies and musical and theatrical performances entertained on street level.

Photo Credit: Scott Roth/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Airport Employee Check-ins Leave Security Holes]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:04:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/airport+security+threat.JPG
By now, air travelers have become conditioned to the lengthy screening process before boarding planes, but at many airports across the country, including at JFK, employees just swipe their ID cards and walk in...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Killing of Retired FDNY Lieutenant in NJ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:44:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/conrad+sipa.JPG
Police say they've arrested a man in connection with the violent death of a retired FDNY firefighter in New Jersey.]]>
<![CDATA[Dashcam Video Shows Dramatic NJ Chase of Suspect]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:13:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/dashcam+video+police.JPG
Police dashcam video shows the dramatic 20-minute chase of a homicide suspect that spanned 30 miles of three major highways across New York and New Jersey Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Surveillance Shows Suspect Pointing Laser at MTA Bus Driver]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:19:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Laser-Pointer-Eyes-New-York-1125.jpg
An MTA bus driver was temporarily blinded after a red laser was shone in his eyes, and now police are looking for the passenger who zapped him with it.]]>
<![CDATA[Patients Share Special Thanksgiving Meal at NY Hospital]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/ped+patients+tgiving.JPG
The Thanksgiving spirit is alive and well at a Long Island hospital, where people who couldn't be with their families due to illnesses had a special celebration Wednesday. Greg Cergol reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother, Daughter Shot While Getting in Car in NJ: Police]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:53:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/linden+shooting+in+car.jpg
Two women are in serious condition at a hospital after being shot multiple times while inside a moving car in Linden, New Jersey Tuesday evening, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Chase Before Fatal Yonkers Crash Was Justified: Authorities]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:41:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/woman+killed+yonkers+crash.jpg
The top cop in Yonkers said that that the officer who pursued a stolen van that later crashed into another driver and killed another driver was justified in tailing after the vehicle.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Times Square Live Cam]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:22:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Times-Square-Snow0212.jpg
See live video streaming from Times Square.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Consumes Several Floors of BK Brownstone: FDNY]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:36:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/bk+fire+11+25.JPG
Firefighters are responding to a fire inside a brownstone home in Brooklyn.]]>
<![CDATA[Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Preps in Manhattan]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:12:24 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/macys+balloon+preps.JPG
Thanksgiving Day wouldn't be the same without the big Macy's parade -- and the balloons are already being staged on the Upper West SIde. Gus Rosendale.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Charity Head Rapfogel in Work-Release Facility]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:38:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/William-Rapfogel.jpg
The former head of one of New York’s largest Jewish charities has been moved from an upstate prison facility into a work-release residential facility just 14 months after he was convicted of stealing from...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Kids in NYC Shelters Denied Buses to School]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:22:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shelter+children+commute.jpg
Many of the city’s most vulnerable children – those living in homeless shelters and temporary housing -- are being denied buses to school, the I-Team has learned.

Photo Credit: NBC NY]]>
<![CDATA[Warm Weather Expected for Thanksgiving, Black Friday]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:15:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/107142216_10.jpg
You won't have to bundle up too tightly if you're planning to head out on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, Storm Team 4 says.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>