<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:30:04 -0500 Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:30:04 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Female Guard Offered Sex, Drugs to Rikers Inmate: Authorities]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:53:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/2716dope.jpg
A female guard at the Rikers Island jail faces criminal charges accusing her of planning to provide marijuana to an inmate with whom she was having a sexual relationship, authorities said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cornell Frat Leader Accused of Sex Assault: Police ]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:46:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/200*120/2616cornell.jpg
A Cornell University student from New York City has been charged in connection with a reported sexual assault at a fraternity house.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Island Woman Charged with Aggravated DWI: Police]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:14:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/225*120/2716agdwi.jpg
A Long Island woman faces charges accusing her of driving while intoxicated with her 5-year-old daughter in the car, police said Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Runner Dies in N.C. Krispy Kreme Race]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:30:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-10189107.jpg
A runner in a North Carolina race where participants eat as many at a dozen doughnuts died Saturday, according to race organizers. The unidentified 58-year-old man, stepped out of the “Krispy Kreme” challenge...

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<![CDATA[Jogger Slashed in Queens: NYPD]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:30:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic-Ambulance-Cropped.jpg
A woman jogging in Queens Sunday morning was slashed in the thigh by a young man who then fled, police said.

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<![CDATA[Coastal Storm to Dust the Tri-State with Snow]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:17:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Snowy+Street+Snow+Tracks+Generic+Snow+Generic+Road+Snowy+Road+Generic.jpg
A coastal storm is approaching the tri-state region and is expected to bring a bit of rain and light snowfall on Sunday, according to Storm Team 4.]]>
<![CDATA['I Need Your Vote': Trump in NH]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 19:42:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+NH+020716.jpg
Republican candidate Donald Trump spoke to hundreds at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, just two days before the state's primary. Trump asked that people not vote at all if they can't vote for

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<![CDATA[Gloria Steinem Apologizes for Comments About Young Women]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:26:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GloriaSteinem-GettyImages-508082072.jpg
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has apologized for implying that younger women have chosen to support Sen. Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton because they want to meet men, NBC News reported. "In a case...

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:22:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508983516.jpg


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<![CDATA[7 Arrested in Spain for Supplying Cash, Weapons to ISIS]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:50:59 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/AP_817556148506.jpg
The Spanish interior ministry said seven people involved in an international cell were arrested in Spain Sunday for supplying firearms and cash to terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, NBC News reported. Five...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Video Leads Cops to Teen Sucker-Puncher]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:57:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2716punch.jpg
A video of a teenager sucker-punching a man crossing a street is helping police in New Jersey bring the young thug to justice.]]>
<![CDATA[Egyptian Police Kill 4 Suspected Militants]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:36:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CairoMap.jpg
Security forces raided a house south of Cairo, killing four “terrorist elements” where they were making explosives, according to Egypt’s Interior Ministry. The four members were suspected members of the...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Immoral']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:10:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ClintonFlint-AP_578549665494.jpg
Hillary Clinton called for “action now” to fight the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a speech she made to a packed congregation in the city, NBC News reported. Clinton, who stepped away from the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:03:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CTE-split-stabler-seau.jpg
With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

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<![CDATA[Bronx Apartment Fire Sends 18 to Hospital for Smoke Inhalation]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:13:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2716fdny.jpg
A fire in a Bronx apartment building early Sunday morning sent 15 residents and three firefighters to the hospital with various degrees of smoke inhalation, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Defends His Foreign Policy Credentials]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:53:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sander+Defends+Foreign+Policy.png
Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself Sunday against criticism that he does not have sufficient depth or interest in foreign policy matters. "Let me reassure the American people…it goes without saying that...

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested After NJ Officer Hit by Vehicle: Authorities]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:55:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic_Handcuffs_Chris_Caesar_NECN_12416.jpg
Two people are facing charges after a New Jersey officer was hit by a vehicle while on the job, authorities said Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Debate in NH: Christie vs. Rubio, More Top Moments]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:44:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rubio-at-debate.jpg
Donald Trump was back, Carly Fiorina was out and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was drawing attacks after his strong showing in Iowa. The GOP presidential candidates were on stage Saturday night for the final...

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Waits in the Wings in Debate Introduction]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:23:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BenCarsonDebate-AP_47261554959.jpg
The Republican debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, got off to a bit of an awkward start on Saturday. It began on a high note, when ABC moderator David Muir introduced New Jersey Gov.

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<![CDATA[Lawyer Offers $1M in Kids' Tuition]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:14:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/02-06-2016-martin-burbank.JPG
Parents of kindergartners at a Southern California elementary school were stunned to learn a stranger planned to pay for their children's college tuition. Fullerton lawyer Marty Burbank and his wife offered...

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<![CDATA[3 Dead, 4 Hurt in Bronx Fires]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:52:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/020616fire.jpg
Three people are dead and four are hurt after simultaneous fires broke out Saturday in two homes in different parts of the Bronx, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Bond Set for $1M for Brittany Harper of Crime-Spree Duo]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:48:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CRIME_AP_155495423602.jpg
The girlfriend in the “modern-day Bonnie and Clyde” duo is being held on a bond worth more than $1 million, NBC News reported. Brittany Nicole Harper was taken into custody early Friday in Escambia County...

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<![CDATA[Madeleine Albright Slams Sanders on Foreign Policy]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:28:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Madeleine+Albright+Sanders.png
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright slammed Bernie Sanders on Saturday, expressing concerns over the Democratic presidential contender's "lack of knowledge" about foreign policy. "I've been very...

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<![CDATA[Pranksters Hijack Loudspeaker, Claim to Be ISIS]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:43:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/r+train+sandy+tunnel+subway.jpg
Police say they're searching for two pranksters who allegedly broke into a conductor's booth aboard an R train in Manhattan and announced over the public address system the train had been hijacked by ISIS...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Suspect in Bronx Rape]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:38:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+lights+generic+crop.jpg
New York police are searching for a suspect in the robbery and rape of a woman in the stairwell of a building in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Teenager Beat His Father to Death in Queens: NYPD]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police+Tape+Police+Generic+Trenton.jpg
A 19-year-old was arrested on charges that he beat and killed his father in Queens, police said Saturday.

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<![CDATA[FBI: Michigan Man Planned Attack on Church in Support of ISIS]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:51:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/khalil+abu+rayyan+twitter.jpeg
Federal authorities have arrested a Michigan man they say is an ISIS supporter who wanted to carry out an attack on a 6,000-member Detroit church, NBC News reported. Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights...

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<![CDATA[Another Man Slashed on the Subway in the Bronx: NYPD]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:59:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc-subway-generic.jpg
A man was slashed in the face at a Bronx subway station Saturday, the latest in a string of slashing attacks in the subway system this year, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged in Stabbing Outside Bronx McDonald's]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:44:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
A man is facing charges of murder and manslaughter after stabbing two men, one of them fatally, outside a Bronx McDonald's, police said Saturday.

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<![CDATA['Surprise! I'm Still Alive!' Contract Killing Doesn't Go as Planned]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:52:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/012209-Funeral-Service.jpg
"Kill her," he said. Those were the words that Noela Rukundo heard come through the speakerphone. The voice on the other end of the line was her de facto husband, the BBC reported.

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<![CDATA[Man Fatally Stabbed Outside Bronx McDonald's: NYPD]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:18:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
Two men were stabbed, one of them fatally, in an assault outside a Bronx McDonald's Friday evening, police say.

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