<![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 Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:11:14 -0500 Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:11:14 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Storm Moves Out; Bitter Cold, Then Weekend Warm-Up]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:01:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cold-weather-stock-AP823691430102.jpg
A fresh round of wintry weather blasted the tri-state with snow, freezing rain and sleet, coating the region with another unwanted layer of muck that complicated Thursday commutes and likely contributed to...

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<![CDATA[Plane Skids Off LaGuardia Runway, Crashes Into Fence]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:18:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Plane-Crash-LaGuardia-2.jpg
A passenger jet skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport and crashed into a fence as it tried to land amid a blinding wintry mix Thursday morning, sparking a minor fuel leak in one of its wings, prompting...

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<![CDATA[Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:56:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/03-05-15_Harrison-Ford-Crash-01.JPG
Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area...

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<![CDATA[Manhole Cover Hits Firefighter During Fire: FDNY]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:11:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IMG_08181.JPG
A firefighter was hurt by a flying manhole cover as he was responding to a manhole fire in Brooklyn Thursday night, the FDNY says.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Driver Pleads in NYC Crash That Killed Girl, 4]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:43:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/ariel+russo+franklin+reyes+march+4.JPG
The unlicensed teen driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old while fleeing police on the Upper West Side two years ago has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that's expected to result in...]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Driver Slams into Cop Car on NY Highway: Police]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/272*120/suffolk_police_car.jpg
A Long Island man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly slammed his vehicle into a sheriff’s patrol car parked along a highway while driving drunk.]]>
<![CDATA[Snow Totals in Your Neighborhood]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:30:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kennet+Square+Snow+Ruler+Snow+Total+Snow+Generic.jpg
Check snow totals in your neighborhood:

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Masked Robbers Ransack NYC Jewelry Shop]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/UESburglary.jpg
New, up-close video of the suspects in an Upper East Side jewelry store burglary shows men in full-face ski masks grabbing cash and valuables after they managed to get into the store through a hole in the wall...]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Cop Shot, Killed in GameStop]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:58:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Officer+Wilson+Gamestop+Scene.jpg
Philadelphia police are in mourning after the loss of one of their own. Officer Robert Wilson III, an 8-year veteran with the 22nd District, died from his injuries after he was shot several times from two sides...
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<![CDATA[Raiders-Charges Stadium Docs Filed]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:20:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/rhhoachhhh.jpg
Organizers behind a proposed stadium for the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in a Los Angeles suburb filed paperwork Wednesday to bring their plan before voters. Submission of the ballot initiative...

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<![CDATA[Boy, 11, Crowdfunds to Get to Camp]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:59:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/192*120/zblwlcbe1yemciayfq3v.jpg
Eleven-year-old San Franciscan Cash Ashkinos can't afford the tuition for an entrepreneurial summer camp, so he's turned to crowdfunding to raise money. His IndieGoGo campaign boasted was closing in on $2,000 in...

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering Mount Vernon Grandmother]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:30:49 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lloyd+lewis.jpg
A man pleaded guilty Thursday to murdering a beloved Mount Vernon grandmother last winter for some copper pipes and a flat-screen TV.

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<![CDATA[Dads Petition to Rename "Amazon Mom" Program]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:07:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-03-05+at+3.37.49+PM.jpg
A group of dad bloggers is pushing Amazon to rename its “Amazon Mom” membership program to a more inclusive “Amazon Family” in the United States. The campaign, which started over two years ago, has gained a new...

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<![CDATA[Larry David's "Fish" Leaves an Aftertaste]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:54:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/FishMain.jpg
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" creator makes his Broadway acting and writing debut in a cumbersome comedy that feels like a sitcom episode stretched too thin.

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<![CDATA["Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:47:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/alzheimers-149679784.jpg
A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with worsening memory loss

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<![CDATA[Upscale Shop Burglar Breaks in With Garbage Can: NYPD]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:34:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/luxury+shop+burglar+garbage+can.jpg
Police are searching for a thief targeting high-end stores in Manhattan who breaks in by throwing garbage cans through the window.]]>
<![CDATA[Victim's Cell Pinged Along Hernandez's Route]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:31:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP139218930117_HernandezTrial.jpg
Tracking data shown to the jury in the murder trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez indicates that the victim's cellphone pinged along the same route that prosecutors say Hernandez took that night.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Robbers Put Man, 60, in Chokehold: NYPD]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:26:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/East-Williamsburg-Robbery-Suspect.jpg
Police are looking for the strong-arm robbers they say attacked a 60-year-old man in Brooklyn late last month, putting him in a chokehold before rifling through his pockets.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Raping Woman at Gunpoint in Queens Spa]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:04:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rape-NJ-0224.jpg
A 37-year-old Queens man has been accused of raping a woman at gunpoint at a Queens spa late last month.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Displaced by Edgewater Fire Want Belongings]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:58:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP578534071980_5.jpg
An agreement of sorts has finally been worked out to try to find and save personal belongings from a massive apartment complex fire in Edgewater, New Jersey in January.

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<![CDATA[Selma to Montgomery March 50th Anniversary: By the Numbers]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:19:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/MLK_Selma_ArticleThumbnail.jpg
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee made Selma, Alabama, the center of their voter registration...

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<![CDATA[CT Responders Shovel Victim's Roof]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:01:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/manchester+scott+drive+shoveling.jpg
Emergency responders in Manchester made every effort to save a man who suffered a heart attack while shoveling Tuesday morning. He didn't make it, so they did the only thing left to do and finished the

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<![CDATA[Family Court Exploited in Immigration Cases, Insiders Charge]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:11:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/russo+family+court+new.jpg
A federal law intended to protect abused child victims of sex trafficking is being exploited as a shortcut to legal immigration status, Queens Family Court insiders charge.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Accused of Helping Another Join ISIS]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:34:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-isis-generico.jpg
A teenager from Woodbridge, Virginia, is in custody accused of helping another young man travel to Syria to join ISIS.

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<![CDATA[Teen Waffles on Plea Deal in Crash That Killed Girl, 4]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/ariel+russo+franklin+reyes+march+4.JPG
The unlicensed teen driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old while fleeing police sat nearly silent in court Wednesday when asked whether he would accept a plea deal in the crash before he was...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Flames Flare Through Sidewalk Grate in Manhattan]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:03:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chelsea+sidewalk+fire+3.jpg
A sidewalk grate fire that brought firefighters and utility crews to the Chelsea section of Manhattan Wednesday evening flared up again in sparks and black smoke, captured by NBC 4 New York cameras.]]>
<![CDATA[Unclaimed $1M Lottery Ticket in NYC About to Expire]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:18:58 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lafile-mega-millions-lottery-tickets-megamillions-lotto.jpg
The New York State Lottery says an unclaimed $1 million-winning Mega Millions ticket sold at a New York City gas station is about to expire.

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<![CDATA[PATH Train Stabbing Suspect Arrested: Police]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:57:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/michael+stradford.jpg
The man who allegedly stabbed a passenger on board a PATH train in Manhattan Tuesday was arrested Wednesday after Port Authority police officers spotted him at Newark Penn Station, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-NYC Councilman Sentenced in Mayoral Ballot Bribery]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:26:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP553539848504.jpg
A former New York City councilman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his part in a scheme to help a Democratic state senator run for mayor as a Republican.

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<![CDATA[Cops Hurt in Skid Row Scuffle: LAPD]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:58:15 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/186*120/03-04-15_Skid-Row-Scuffle.JPG
Two police officers were hurt in a struggle with a homeless man after he attacked a TV cameraman on Los Angeles’ Skid Row Wednesday, authorities said. The television cameraman was filming outside the Midnight...

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<![CDATA[Mom Who Jumped With Baby Charged]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:49:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_patricia_shurig.jpg
A mother has been indicted in the attempted murder of her infant daughter after jumping into ocean from a jetty with the young girl, prosecutors in Atlantic County, New Jersey said. Patricia Shurig, 24,...]]>
<![CDATA[Beagle Puppy Rescued From Burning Apartment]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:06:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Duke-Dog-Rescued-Fire-St-Albans.jpg
A 1-year-old beagle mix is recovering at a New York City animal clinic after being rescued from a burning apartment in Queens, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Can't Sled on Capitol Hill]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:28:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/20150304+Sledding.jpg
Despite a request from D.C.'s congresswoman, there will be no sledding on Capitol Hill during the snowstorm expected to sock the D.C. area tomorrow. The Capitol Police Board issued a statement late Wednesday...

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<![CDATA[Homeless Man Stole Bridge Light: PD]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:39:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Zakim+Bridge+Light.jpg
A homeless man stole aircraft warning lights from Boston's Zakim Bridge and left them at historical sites around the city, state police said Wednesday. Clifford W. Beckford, 34, who was arrested Tuesday...

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