<![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, 16 Sep 2014 17:39:30 -0400 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:39:30 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[High-Speed Gondola Proposed to Link Brooklyn, Manhattan]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:26:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gondola+proposal+1.jpg
As the official beauty partner of the National Football League, CoverGirl recently released a series of ads encouraging female football fans out there to get their game faces ready--with the help of...

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<![CDATA[Boater Gets 2 Years in Crash That Killed Bride, Best Man]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:54:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jojo+john+sentence.jpg
A machete-wielding man and two masked accomplices robbed an upscale Chelsea Mexican restaurant last week, stealing an entire cash register while a customer sat at the bar staring at his phone,...

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<![CDATA[Baby Born to Boston Marathon Couple]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:33:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/baby44.jpg
Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon is opening Monday morning.

The Boston Athletic Association says that the online-only registration will open at 10 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Burglar Enters Apartments From Fire Escape: NYPD]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:18:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/greenpoint+burglary+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a woman who allegedly punched a man in the face on a subway train in Brooklyn earlier this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Wanted in Subway Train Punch: Police]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:57:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/a+train+subway+assault+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a woman who allegedly punched a man in the face on a subway train in Brooklyn earlier this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Search Resumes for U.Va. Freshman]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:09:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hannah-Graham-image001.jpg
Police are studying new video of a missing University of Virginia student, hoping that the sighting outside a pub in Charlottesville will help them narrow their search. Hannah Elizabeth Graham, 18, who is...]]>
<![CDATA[Two NJ Docs Plead Guilty To Taking Bribes]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:29:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-02.jpg
Two New York doctors have admitted they took $100,000 in cash payoffs from a medical lab to order lab tests on their patients.

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<![CDATA[NY Teen Accused of Posting School Threat Online: Police]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:09:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
The final blackjack hand dealt before the Trump Plaza casino closed its doors in Atlantic City Tuesday morning was a 21, for the house. That luck came too late for the casino, which shut for good just before 6...]]>
<![CDATA[Oblivious Patron on Phone Through Machete Restaurant Heist]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:20:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Crema-Robbery-Chelsea-NY.jpg
Police are looking for three robbers they say hit a jewelry store in Queens earlier this month, stealing several items and firing a gun at the floor.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After New Jersey Chase]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:22:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Shooting-NJ-Police-Rutherford.jpg
A Long Island man was arrested after he allegedly tried to steal several containers of Haagen-Dazs ice cream from a 7-Eleven store, then punched the store clerk when he was confronted, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[9 Students Hurt in Mini Bus Accident: Officials]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:36:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bus+ax+creag.jpeg
On Monday's episode of "The Tonight Show", the one and only Barbra Streisand sang a medley of songs with Jimmy Fallon and talked about her stage fright in her first talk show appearance in over 50 years.

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<![CDATA[Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:54:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/dale+avenue+school.jpg
A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several students getting detention, and many who haven't abided by it have been warned they could be next.

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<![CDATA[Fire Reported in Manhattan High School]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:33:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
As the official beauty partner of the National Football League, CoverGirl recently released a series of ads encouraging female football fans out there to get their game faces ready--with the help of...

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<![CDATA[One Year Ago: 12 Killed in "Carnage" at D.C. Navy Yard]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:05:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2014-09-16_1107.jpg
News4's Mark Segraves spoke to Carl Hiott, the Park Police Officer who helped stop Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis one year ago.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Still Protecting Mayor's Old Home in Brooklyn]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:46:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nypd+car+security+de+blasio+park+slope.jpg
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his family have decided after weeks of deliberating to move from their Park Slope home to the official mayoral residence known as Gracie Mansion on the Upper East Side, but...

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<![CDATA[Queens Robbers Fired Gun, Stole Jewelry: NYPD]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:31:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jewely-Store-Robberies-Queens.jpg
Emergency crews responded to a wooded area near Willowbrook Park on Staten Island Monday after getting reports a stream may have been tainted with chemicals.]]>
<![CDATA[Tot in Stroller Struck in Hit-Run, Breaks Arm: Officials]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hit+run+girl.jpg
A Long Island man was arrested after he allegedly tried to steal several containers of Haagen-Dazs ice cream from a 7-Eleven store, then punched the store clerk when he was confronted, police say.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Heat Wave Prompts Power Alert]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:49:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/caliso.JPG
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday to cool off during a Southern California heat wave that included triple-digit temperatures during the weekend. The bear arrived late Sunday afternoon...]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Haagen-Dazs Robber Punches Worker: Cops]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:15:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP01102901192.jpg
A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several students getting detention, and many who haven't abided by it have been warned they could be next.

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<![CDATA[Sickened Dog Sparks Hazmat Scare on Staten Island]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:54:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/staten+island+haz+mat+scare.jpg
A Brooklyn mother says she and her 3-year-old son are still traumatized after she found the boy covered in bite marks and blood in his bed from what she believes was a rat attack.]]>
<![CDATA[Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:04:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pocket+pit+bull.jpg
The lifestyle expert is getting plenty of attention for her new interview where she throws some serious shade at a few Hollywood starlets.

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<![CDATA[Cement Truck Overturns on Long Island Expressway]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:02:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/joegarraffocementtruck2.jpg
A cement truck overturned on the Long Island Expressway on Monday afternoon, causing traffic delays as the cement spill forced lane closures.

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<![CDATA["Played Out": Final Moments as Latest Atlantic City Casino Folds]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:12:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/blackjack+final+hand.JPG
New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.

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<![CDATA[$1,300 Raised for Autistic Man]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:11:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Steven+St.+Jacques+birthday+money+burglary.jpg
Two gay men were attacked and robbed by a group of people in Philadelphia on Thursday in a possible hate crime, police said. Sources tell NBC10 the victims were walking when they were approached by a...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Bear Cools Off in SoCal Pool]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:38:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/200*120/bear+thomas+see+sierra+madre.jpg
A bear used a Sierra Madre homeowner's backyard pool Sunday to cool off during a Southern California heat wave that included triple-digit temperatures during the weekend. The bear arrived late Sunday afternoon...

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<![CDATA[Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:18:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/island+rescue+inset.jpg
A power outage occurred at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey, according to police. Police say the outage was caused by a transformer issue Sunday afternoon. Jackson Township Police say no

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<![CDATA[Urban Pulls Bloody-Looking Shirt]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:53:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kentstatesweatshirt.jpg
A Brooklyn mother says she and her 3-year-old son are still traumatized after she found the boy covered in bite marks and blood in his bed from what she believes was a rat attack.

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<![CDATA[One Seriously Hurt in Manhattan High-Rise Fire ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:15:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pedroproseccofire2.jpg
A fire broke out in a Manhattan high-rise building on Monday afternoon, leaving one victim in serious, but not life-threatening condition.

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<![CDATA[Great White Destroys Surfer's Board]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/surf-th.jpg
Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.

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