<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usThu, 17 Aug 2017 04:12:48 -0400Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:12:48 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Home Health Aide Accused of Beating Elderly Vet in Her Care]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:28:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BECKFORD+VET1.jpg
A woman hired to take care of an elderly paraplegic veteran is accused of beating him so severely he had to be hospitalized, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[New Video Shows Man Stalking NYC Girl, 13, Before Sex Attack]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:36:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+attempted+rape+suspect1.jpg
Police are looking for a man they say followed a 13-year-old girl from the street into a residential building, then into a stairwell, where they say he tried to put his hands down her pants and take off...

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<![CDATA[Man Smashes Glass Doors of Brooklyn Church With Bat: NYPD]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:08:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHURCH+VANDALIZED+BK+-+01001218_WNBC_000000017465659.jpg
Police are hunting for a man seen on surveillance video smashing the windows of a church in Brooklyn on Wednesday.
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<![CDATA[Tree Limb Falls, Hits Woman at City Hall Park]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:22:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/33530.jpg
A large tree limb broke and fell at City Hall Park in downtown Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, hitting an elderly woman underneath -- the second time in as many days someone has been hit by a tree in a city park....

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<![CDATA[4 People Shot on Long Island: Police]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:56:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+11PM+AIRCHECK+M-Sun+-+23025904_WNBC_000000017465009.jpg
Police say multiple people shot on Long Island Wednesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Human Remains Found in Shopping Cart: NYPD]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:08:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HUMAN+REMAINS+FOUND+BX+RAW++-+23303218_WNBC_000000017464265.jpg
Police say the remains of a young man were found Wednesday night in the Bronx inside a box, which was inside a garbage bag that was in a shopping cart.]]>
<![CDATA[NY Senator Details Tense Race-Based Exchange With Governor]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:36:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RUSSO+5P+PKG+-+16591627_WNBC_000000017463336.jpg
As the nation reels over racial tensions after Charlottesville and the president's response to the violence, one Westchester lawmaker has been embroiled in a local controversy over race involving Gov.

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<![CDATA[Queens Newspaper Publisher Tried to Intimidate Family: Feds]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:27:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+11PM+AIRCHECK+M-Sun+-+23063801_WNBC_000000017464295.jpg
The publisher of a small Queens newspaper has been arrested by the FBI, accused of trying to intimidate a family out of pressing charges against a Bonanno crime family associate with whom the publisher...]]>
<![CDATA[How to Protect Your Eyes During Solar Eclipse]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:16:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/How_to_Protect_Your_Eyes_During_Solar_Eclipse.jpg
Come Monday, eyes will be on the sky to witness a rare solar eclipse. In the tri-state, it won't be a total eclipse but people could still be risking their vision. Roseanne Colletti has more.]]>
<![CDATA[2nd Teen Caught Posting to Facebook Inside Secure ACS Center]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:00:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crossroads+juvenile+center.JPG
A teenager in a "secure" New York City juvenile detention facility posted a livestream video on Facebook from inside the building, despite a strict ban on cellphones and other electronic devices.

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<![CDATA[FBI Agent Hurt by Flash Grenade at Federal Plaza in NYC]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:36:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/federal+plaza+generic.jpg
A flash grenade accidentially exploded in the parking garage of 26 Federal Plaza Wednesday afternoon, injuring an FBI agent, law enforcement officials said.

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<![CDATA[See Inside Luxe NYC Complex With Units Starting at $1,450]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:18:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RichardBerenholtz_ViewfromRiver.jpg
Be a nosey neighbor and look inside the new NYC luxury Manhattan apartment offering units for as low as $1,450.

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<![CDATA[Manhattan Talent Agent Vanishes After Leaving NJ Home]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:47:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/missing+agent.jpg
A 57-year-old Manhattan talent agent hasn't been seen since he walked out of his home in New Jersey three days ago, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Burglars Use Lost Puppy Ruse to Break Into NJ Homes]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:48:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Burglars_Use_Lost_Puppy_Ruse_to_Break_Into_NJ_Homes.jpg
Two people are breaking into homes in and around Woodbridge, New Jersey, by pretending they're searching for a lost puppy. Brian Thompson reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Island Trump Supporters React to 'Both Sides' Comment]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:22:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Long_Island_Trump_Supporters_React_to_His_Comment.jpg
Where do Trump supporters stand after the president's assertion that "both sides" were responsible for the violence in Charlottesville? Greg Cergol reports from Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 13, Struck by Jeep in Harlem: NYPD]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:29:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHILD+STRUCK+HARLEM++RAW+-+15562115_WNBC_000000017462006.jpg
A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle as he was crossing the street in Harlem Wednesday afternoon, police say. The boy was crossing at the intersection of East...

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<![CDATA[Military Leaders Denounce Hatred After Charlottesville]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TrumpCharlottesville.jpg
Four top U.S. military officers condemned bigotry following the white-nationalist led protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, even as President Donald Trump reverted to his initial position of blaming both sides...

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<![CDATA[1 in 7 NY Children to Be Homeless Report Says]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:46:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1_in_7_NY_Children_to_Be_Homeless_Report_Says.jpg
A new report says one in seven children in NYC public schools will be homeless by the 5th grade. John Chandler reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Giuliani Doing Well After Emergency Surgery Following Fall]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:01:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/giuliani+fall.jpg
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani tells NBC 4 New York he is "doing well" after undergoing emergency knee surgery following a fall over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Vandals Topple 70 Headstones at NYC Cemetery]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:50:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HEADSTONES+VANDALIZED+CYPRESS+HILLS+CEMETERY+-+01000719_WNBC_00.jpg
Three young suspects knocked over dozens of headstones in a 225-acre cemetery Tuesday and vandalized them with derogatory graffiti, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[10 Truly Unique Museums to Try in NYC]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:28:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Obscura+Antiques_Mike+Zohn1+.jpg
From taxidermy animals to trains to exhibitions that tickle your taste buds, New York City has a range of unique museums you may have never heard of. Next time you're in the mood to visit a museum, consider some...

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<![CDATA[Hope Hicks Tapped as Interim WH Communications Director]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:29:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17045714721483-Hope-Hicks-White-House-Press-Room.jpg
Hope Hicks, a longtime aide to President Donald Trump, will be named interim White House communications director until a person is permanently named to the role, NBC News reported.The announcement comes...

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<![CDATA[Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:07:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mattis_1200x675.jpg
Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Navy sailors for their service earlier this month and used an obscenity to make his point, NBC News reported.Speaking at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, Mattis...

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<![CDATA[Mysterious 'Spaceship' Parked on NYC Street Turns Heads]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:47:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklynspaceship.jpg
The public intrigue is real. And this Brooklyn dad relishes the mystique.

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