<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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, 26 Apr 2015 07:59:48 -0400 Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:59:48 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cop Driving in Deadly Crash Had .24 BAC: Sources]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:13:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pedro-Abad-Wreck-Inset.jpg
The New Jersey police officer who hit a tractor-trailer head-on on a Staten Island highway last month, killing a fellow officer and a friend and critically injuring a third cop, had a blood alcohol content...]]>
<![CDATA[Chilly Start to Mild Weekend, Sunny Saturday]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:33:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cold-Weather-NYC-Generic-213.jpg
The weekend got off to a chilly start with freeze warnings throught the New York City suburbs, but the brisk weather was expected to give way to a mild and sunny afternoon with temperatures reaching as high...

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<![CDATA[Newborn's Remains Found in Ca. Yard]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/150425-infant-remains-westmont.jpg
The remains of a newborn were found in the backyard of a suburban Los Angeles home Saturday, sheriff's deputies said. The 1- to 3-days-old baby was apparently dismembered, deputies said.

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<![CDATA[NJ Football Star Shot, Killed]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:10:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jameer-Bullard.jpg
Ja'Meer Bullard, a star high school football player in the violence-torn city of Camden, New Jersey, was shot and killed overnight only a block away from his home, his family said. Bullard's family said he...

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<![CDATA[Cops Charge 2nd Man in Drive-By Killing of NJ Teen]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:14:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armoni+sexton.jpg
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting a promising New Jersey high school basketball player a week ago, authorities said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Google Exec ID'd in Deadly Mt. Everest Avalanche]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:13:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP03050618355.jpg
A Google executive has been confirmed dead in an avalanche at Mount Everest triggered by a massive magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the company said.

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<![CDATA[How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:53:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Nepal-Earthquake-25-April-2015-2.jpg
Survivors of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that ravaged Nepal and devastated neighboring countries were still picking up the pieces Saturday and trying to assess the damage after the disaster that left nearly...

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<![CDATA[2 Charged With DWI in Long Island Crash: Police]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:36:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42515drunck.jpg
Two drivers were charged with driving while intoxicated early Saturday after their cars collided in Long Island, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Detective: NYPD]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:11:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/42515cops.jpg
A 24-year-old robbery suspect was fatally shot Saturday during a "violent physical struggle" with two detectives in a Manhattan apartment building, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect in Brooklyn Groping]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+elevator+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a man who they say groped a woman outside of her Brooklyn home.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Allegedly Punches, Pushes Officers: NYPD]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:40:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-light-SDPD-generic1.jpg
Two NYPD officers were taken to the hospital after a teen allegedly punched one in the face and pushed the other as they responded to a call in the Bronx, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Carnegie Deli Closes Doors After Possible Gas Tampering]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:47:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/020609+Carnegie+Deli.jpg
Carnegie Deli has closed its doors to customers after Con Edison discovered what the utility is calling "theft of service conditions" at the iconic eatery.

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<![CDATA[Coyote Captured in Lower Manhattan After Chase]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:01:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/coyote+lower+manhattan.jpg
Police tranquilized and captured a coyote that was spotted wandering through lower Manhattan on Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.

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<![CDATA[Thousands Lose Power in Tex. Storms]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:49:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/CDZ79QAUMAABKza.jpg
Strong thunderstorms packing powerful winds carved a trail of damage across North Texas on Friday evening, causing widespread power outages and grounding hundreds of flights at airports in the Dallas-Fort Worth...

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<![CDATA[NJ Jewelry Store Owner Fights Violent Robber]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jewelry+store+owner+fights+back.jpg
An 86-year-old New Jersey jewelry store owner was injured when he fought back against a violent robber who climbed over a glass display case to repeatedly punch the victim.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Arrested After Putting Officer in Choke Hold]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/officer+headlock+video.jpg
A 17-year-old high school student is facing a string of charges after a confrontation during which he put a police officer in a choke hold that, according to police, nearly caused the officer to lose...

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<![CDATA[Statue of Liberty Reopens After Bomb Scare]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:59:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Suspicious-Package-Liberty-Island-Statue.jpg
The Statue of Liberty reopened Saturday after a security scare forced thousands of tourists off Liberty Island on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Life Sentence for Men in Thrill Killing]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:34:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Galvez-Gomez-0424.jpg
Two men found guilty in the random 2011 thrill killing of a developmentally disabled man were sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday in a San Diego courtroom. Humberto Galvez, 22, and Juan Ignacio...

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<![CDATA[Register Outage at Starbucks ]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:53:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP584464016824.jpg
A nationwide outage of Starbucks' point-of-sale system earned some some customers a free jolt of espresso before it was resolved Friday night. The coffee chain confirmed the outage to store staff around...

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<![CDATA[Senate Staffer Arrested]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:09:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Generic+DC+Police+Lights+Close+Up+Generic.jpg
An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home. An office administrator for Cochran,...

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<![CDATA[Armenian Genocide March]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/armenian+genocide+america+los+angeles+march+justice.jpg
Fifty thousand people were expected at Friday's "March for Justice" through Los Angeles on the anniversary of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915. The six-mile march was set to travel...

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<![CDATA[Trial in Decade-Long Abduction Case]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:17:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/186*120/garcia+abduction+kidnap+belll+gardens.jpg
A California man accused of kidnapping and raping a girl he later lived with for years was ordered Friday to stand trial. An Orange County Superior Court judge made the decision Friday after hearing preliminary...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Kills Self Outside Courthouse]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:24:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/162*120/DSC_01692.JPG
A man awaiting a verdict in his sexual assault trial shot and killed himself outside the courthouse on Friday. John Goodwin, 75, a longtime piano teacher from Atkinson, New Hampshire, went on trial this week for...

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<![CDATA[Frozen Veggies, Smoothie Kits Recalled Over Listeria Concerns]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:30:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/veg-169160883.jpg
Inventure Foods, Inc. is recalling certain varieties of its Fresh Frozen line of vegetables and select varieties of its Jamba “At Home” line of smoothie kits, after finding listeria in its Jefferson, Georgia...

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<![CDATA[Teen Driver Charged in NJ Crash That Killed Passenger]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:32:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/emerson+crash+nj.jpg
The 17-year-old driver whose SUV crashed and flipped over multiple times into a yard in New Jersey, killing a passenger, has been charged in the deadly crash, prosecutors announced Friday.

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<![CDATA[Mom Terrorized by "Wolf Man" Robber at Hair Salon]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:54:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wolf+mask+robbery.jpg
A robber wearing a wolf mask pulled a knife on a woman and her child inside a Rockland County hair salon, and the mother says she's been so terrorized by the incident that she still has nightmares about...]]>
<![CDATA[Bison Herd Shot After Stampeding Through Upstate NY Towns]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/buffalobuffalobuffalo.jpg
A herd of bison that stampeded through a string of upstate New York towns on Friday after it somehow got loose from a farm near Albany, has been shot.]]>
<![CDATA[Fetus at NJ Recycling Center Not Able to Breathe: ME]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:36:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/ReCommunity+Recycling+Center+Camden+Fetus+Found.JPG
A female fetus found at a South Jersey recycling center was too immature to breathe.

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<![CDATA[Statue of Liberty Evacuated After Report of Suspicious Package]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:41:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fitch94.jpg
The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Friday afternoon after someone called in a bomb threat and parks police reported a suspicious package, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York.

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