<![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 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:37:20 -0400 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:37:20 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mom Killed Dad, Daughter: Police]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:31:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cheyanne-Jessie-thumb.jpg
A central Florida woman is set to appear in court Monday after authorities say she shot and stabbed her father and 6-year-old daughter and left their bodies in plastic bins in her landlord's shed. According to a

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<![CDATA[3 More Dead of Legionnaires’ as Locals Pack Town Hall Q&A]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:45:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/meeting+overlay+legionnaires.jpg
Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in total and hospitalized more than 60 people, the New York City Health Department said Monday,...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wanted in String of Queens Burglaries: Police]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:09:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/burglaries+flushing.jpg
A man is wanted in a string of commercial burglaries in Queens this summer, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Chains on Trains, in Stations: Police]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:26:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chains+trains+thief.jpg
Police are searching for a man who has been snatching necklaces off of women's necks as they ride the subway or wait in subway stations.]]>
<![CDATA[13-Year-Old Girl Breaks Pelvis, Another Hurt in Tube Crash]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:48:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Boat-LI-Sound-Crash-0802.jpg
Two 13-year-old girls were hospitalized, one with a broken pelvis, after the water tube they were being pulled on in the Long Island Sound Sunday smashed into the side of a 69-foot yacht, throwing them face down...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Officer Who Killed Michael Brown: Ferguson Not Racist]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:40:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/141124-darren-wilson-2250.jpg
The former police officer whose killing of Michael Brown sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri, a year ago, says he hasn't read the U.S. Justice Department's report detailing the city's systemic racism and has no...

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<![CDATA[NJ 'American Idol' Hopeful Dies in Crash After Audition]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:47:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/95+Accident1.JPG
An "American Idol" hopeful from New Jersey died and five friends were injured when their SUV flipped in a high-speed crash on Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania Sunday as they returned from the reality show audition,...

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<![CDATA[Gusty Thunderstorms Possible Monday as Humidity Rises]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:43:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/top+of+rock+view.jpg
Scattered, gusty thunderstorms are expected to move into the region -- up near the Catskills and Poconos -- during Monday's evening rush, bringing hail, lightning and heavy downpours before they move toward the...

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<![CDATA[Man, 66, Accused of Aggravated Sex Assault on 4-Year-Old Boy]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/RUSSELL+CORTESE.jpg
A 66-year-old New Jersey man was arrested for the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a 4-year-old boy.

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<![CDATA[Sugar-Free Milk Chocolate Caramels Recalled Over Mislabeling]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:13:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kilwins+fda1.jpg
A company that distributes to retail locations in New York and 11 other states is recalling sugar-free milk chocolate caramels because they may contain cashews, an ingredient that wasn't declared on the labeling...

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<![CDATA[3 Cops, 4 Others Hurt in Alleged DWI Chain Reaction Crash]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:29:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/officer+injured+jersey+crash.jpg
Three police officers and two civilians were hurt when an alleged speeding, drunk driver crashed into another car in New Jersey Sunday, sending that car into a parked car, which was propelled onto the sidewalk...]]>
<![CDATA[Defendant Killed Outside Mississippi Courthouse]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:21:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-police-scene-tape.jpg
A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Canton, Mississippi, Monday morning, NBC News reported. The suspect was arrested after shooting the defendant in...

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<![CDATA[NJ Six Flags Welcomes Playful Sea Lion Pups]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:29:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Sea-Lion-Pup-Six-Flags-0803.jpg
Two of the most playful youngsters at Six Flags Great Adventure this summer will be in one of the park's safari exhibits.

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<![CDATA[Former British PM Was Accused of Sex Abuse]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:34:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/edward+heath.JPG
Edward Heath, a former British prime minister, was accused of sex abuse involving children in the 1990's, the country's police watchdog said on Monday, NBC News reported. Heath died in 2005 and was never...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Groping Sleeping Woman in West Village]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:45:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/burglary+suspect+mn.JPG
A 35-year-old Staten Island man has been accused of breaking into a woman's Manhattan apartment through the fire escape, then groping her as she slept, the NYPD says.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Wildfires Displace Thousands]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:22:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rocky-fire-new-2015.jpg
The wildfire swelled over the weekend, blazing through 26,000 additional acres since Saturday night, according to Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. At least two dozen homes were destroyed over the past...

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<![CDATA[Barnacles Could Provide Clues to Where Jet Crashed]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:32:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-482270318.jpg
The 16-month mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may soon be solved, and barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion may provide the missing...]]>
<![CDATA[Idaho Hunter Speaks Out on Her 'Kill' Photos]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:27:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-482297280CECIL8315.jpg
As outrage pours in over the death of Cecil the lion, an Idaho hunter has been posting pictures on her Facebook page of various kills she made recently during a legal hunt in South Africa.

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<![CDATA[Two New Mexico Churches Rocked by Explosions]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:13:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-police-scene-tape-car-2.jpg
Back-to-back explosions within a half-hour of each other rattled two churches in a New Mexico town Sunday morning, police said. No one was injured in either explosion, and damage to each church was "relatively...

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<![CDATA[Cops Save Dog Left in Hot Car for an Hour: NYPD]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:00:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dog+rescued+thumb.jpg
The NYPD is urging residents not to leave their pets inside their cars during these dog days of summer after officers rescued a pup from a hot car in Queens.
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<![CDATA[Police Search Queens for 'Jaws' the Alligator]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:00:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/alligator+search+queens.jpg
Police in New York City are searching for an alligator they've nicknamed "Jaws" after the reptile was allegedly spotted in a Queens park.

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<![CDATA['Crazy Out Here': Pleas to Mayor After Deadly Weekend in NYC]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:21:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gun+violence+brooklyn.jpg
After a dramatic weekend of gun violence in New York City that left three people dead and 16 others wounded, community leaders are calling on Mayor de Blasio to step up and crack down on shootings plaguing...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Leaves Car Unlocked During Store Run, $20K Stolen: NYPD]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:50:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bag+of+money+stolen+qns.jpg
A man who left his car unlocked while he made a quick stop at a Bronx bodega came back to find a bag he had left in the car containing $20,000 had been stolen, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Shows Off Dance Moves at Brooklyn Block Party]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:05:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nae+nae+cop.JPG
Another NYPD officer is showing off his dance moves a month after videos showing two officers dancing with parade-goers at the Gay Pride Parade went viral.
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<![CDATA[Officer Among Those Injured in NJ Chain Reaction Crash]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:40:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/officer+injured+jersey+crash.jpg
Multiple people were injured, including a police officer, after a speeding car driven by an alleged drunk driver crashed into at least one other car in Jersey City, setting off a chain reaction, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Kraft Recalls 36K Cases of Singles Cheese Over Choking Hazard]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-155703752.jpg
Kraft is voluntarily recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles due to a potential choking hazard. The recall covers 3-lb. and 4-lb. sizes of Kraft Singles American and White American...

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<![CDATA[Wildfires Continue to Ravage Drought-Stricken California]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:04:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thumb-04-GettyImages-482739104.jpg
A massive wildfire west of Sacramento, fueled by brittle brush and timber parched by a historic drought, has scorched nearly 60,000 acres and forced nearly 12,000 to evacuate, officials said Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Most Latinos Have Negative View of Trump: Poll]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:17:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-donald-trump-nbc-vod.jpg
Three in four Latinos have a negative view of Donald Trump and more than half judged his comments about Mexican immigrants as racist, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll.

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