<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:20:21 -0500 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:20:21 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nor'easter to Muck Up Thanksgiving Travel With Slushy Snow]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:25:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/winter+weather+inset.jpg
After an unseasonably balmy start to the week. Storm Team 4 says a nor'easter is set to wallop the tri-state with enough snow and rain to make a mess of one of the year’s busiest travel days.

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<![CDATA[Photos of Bear in Deadly Rutgers Student Mauling Released]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:06:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bear+attack+photo.jpg
Police released photos Tuesday that show the bear that killed a 22-year-old Rutgers student who had been hiking with friends in a New Jersey nature preserve two months ago.

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<![CDATA[Utility Spends Big on Brunch, Golf Balls, Asks for Rate Hike]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/united+water1.jpg
Private school tuition. Brunch for executives' wives. Thousands of dollars for golf balls. These are not country club member expenses. An I-Team investigation has found they are bills paid for by one of...

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<![CDATA[Street Closures Start Wednesday for Macy's Thanksgiving Parade ]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:12:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP831821451169.jpg
Millions of spectators are expected to line the streets Thursday for to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and 50 million more are expected to watch it on NBC. In order to accomodate the parade, many...

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<![CDATA[Pol Wants "Sex Assault by Fraud" to Be a Crime: Report]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trenton+State+House+NJ+Capitol.jpg
A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to lie to someone in order to have sex with them, NJ.com reports.

<![CDATA[Firefighter Saves Boy Trapped in Burning Home]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:06:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/firefighters+aves+cghild+bk.jpg
Two people were injured in a fire at a Brooklyn building Tuesday afternoon, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Team 4's Guide to Thanksgiving Snow, Travel]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:50:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/travel+timeline.jpg
Storm Team 4 walks you through all the steps of the looming storm threatening to disrupt holiday travel.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Chief Hit With "Fake Blood" Amid Ferguson Protests]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:30:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bratton+closeup.jpg
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was spattered with what appeared to be red paint Monday as protesters flooded Times Square to protest a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer...

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<![CDATA[Demand Strains NY Food Pantries]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:59:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/food+pantry+demand+up.jpg
To many, $19 dollars a month may not seem like a lot of money. But to those who worry where their next meal is coming from, it’s the difference between going to bed hungry or full. The number of those in need is]]>
<![CDATA[3 Hurt in Fire at Harlem Apartment Building: FDNY]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:27:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fire-New-York-Harlem.jpg
Three people were hurt and about a dozen others were displaced after a fire broke out in a Harlem store Tuesday and spread to the apartments above, fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Window Washer Who Fell 11 Stories "Fighting for His Life"]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:50:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SF-WINDOW-WASHER-CHOPPER-RAW-SD---14451915.jpg
The window washer who fell about 11 stories in San Francisco last week is a "stubborn, strong man," who is "fighting for his life," according to his family. The 58-year-old window washer, whose name has...

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<![CDATA[Photos Show Dump for Tainted Dirt Is Open Despite Warning]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:10:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/toxic+dirt.jpg
Aerial images obtained by the I-Team show a Maryland company called Soil Safe has opened an 85-acre site in New Jersey intended to hold millions of tons of petroleum-tainted dirt, despite a letter from...

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<![CDATA[This Just In: Bills Petition NFL to Play Jets Every Week]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:13:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jets+bills3.jpg
Well, Jets fans, we’ve finally found what it takes to make Geno Smith play effectively at quarterback: spot the other team a 28-point lead. Of course, Smith was no Kyle Orton. The Jets made the journeyman...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Offer Waivers Ahead of Thanksgiving Eve Storm]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:36:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/airport_generic.jpg
With snow looming in the forecast for the Northeast region of the United States, several airlines announced this week the option for their passengers to change their scheduled flights from Wednesday to...

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<![CDATA[Bedroom Intruder Robs 8-Year-Old Girl at Knife Point: Cops]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:08:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
A man sneaked into a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment in the middle of the night, crept into an 8-year-old girl's bedroom and robbed her at knifepoint, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Photos Released of Bear Before Fatal NJ Attack]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:23:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bear-Hiker+3-crop.jpg
West Milford police released photos of a bear taken by Darsh Patel and David Suh shortly before it attacked. The bear killed Patel, 21, who was a student at Rutgers. The bear was later killed.]]>
<![CDATA[Beckham's One-Handed TD Catch Really the Greatest?]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:41:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/459482246.jpg
After analyzing New York Giant Odell Beckham Jr.'s incredible one-handed touchdown catch against the Cowboys, Long Island physics professor Chang Kee Jung says it really could be the greatest catch of all time.

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<![CDATA[$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in NY About to Expire]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:30:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/powerball-lotto-generic.jpg
A winning $1 million lottery ticket sold at a New York convenience store is about to expire, and lottery officials are hoping to identify the winner before the deadline is up.

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<![CDATA[3 More Arrested in Ramapo College Dorm Sex Assault]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:48:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ramapo+college+sex+assault.jpg
Three more Ramapo College students, two men and a woman, have been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a student prosecutors say was attacked in a dorm room earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Protests Erupt After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:56:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP606310022258.jpg
Violent protests and acts of civil disobedience - from car burnings to marches on highways - broke out in several U.S. cities overnight after a grand jury decided against charging a white police officer, Darren...

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<![CDATA[Man in Critical Condition in Queens Home Invasion: NYPD]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:14:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/east+elmhurst+shooting.jpg
A man is in critical condition after being shot in the head during a home invasion in Queens, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Death of Man in Stairwell Shooting Ruled Homicide: ME]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:19:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gurley+stairwell+shooting.jpg
The death of the unarmed man shot by a probationary NYPD officer in a Brooklyn stairwell last week has been ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Dog Left in Bathroom Too Matted to Relieve Itself: SPCA]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/abandoned+dog+park.jpg
Authorities are searching for the person who left a small white dog in the women's bathroom at a New York state park over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[NJ Mother Who Shot, Killed Kids Dies: Police ]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:52:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Tabernacle+NJ+shooting-3.jpg
A New Jersey mother accused of shooting her three kids in her bedroom before turning the gun on herself has died, according to New Jersey State Police.

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<![CDATA[Hero, Nero, Zero From Giants' Loss to Cowboys]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:38:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/4594822461.jpg
The Giants’ 2014 season is not going to end in Arizona on the first Sunday in February. With Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, New York’s sixth straight loss, the 3-8 Giants can at best finish 8-8, which might have...

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<![CDATA[Parents Charged After Infant Daughter Accidentally Shot]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:12:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112214babyshot.jpg
The parents of a 9-month-old girl who was accidentally shot in her Brooklyn home are being criminally charged, investigators said Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Stabbed After Bronx Restaurant Argument]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:09:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112314bamboo.jpg
An argument at a Bronx restaurant turned violent Sunday when someone stabbed four people, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn DA to Launch Probe Into Gurley Death]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:06:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112314Hakeem.jpg
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is launching an investigation into the death of Akai Gurley, the young man shot by a rookie NYPD officer in an East New York public housing complex]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead, 1 Missing in NJ House Fire]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112314fire2.JPG
Two people are dead and a third is missing after an intense fire overtook a New Jersey home early Sunday, a fire official said.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Teacher Arrested in Sex Attack on Student]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:26:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112214teacher.jpg
A New Jersey substitute teacher has been arrested after sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in her car, prosecutors say.

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<![CDATA[Marion Barry Dies at 78]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP070613024655.jpg
Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics for more than 40 years, has died at age 78, his spokeswoman confirmed. Barry had been hospitalized Thursday after complaining of a urinary tract infection and died at about...
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