<![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 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:27:34 -0400 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:27:34 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[No Bail for Woman Accused in Dismembered Mom Case]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Body-Found-Bay-Shore-LI-0724.jpg
A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing mother of four whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Speaking on Economy in LA]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:56:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/200*120/lax+obama+af+1.jpg
President Barack Obama focused on the economy, jobs and growing the middle class during a speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on Thursday as he wrapped up a 24-hour visit to Los Angeles. While speaking

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<![CDATA[2 Guilty in Fatal Nightclub Beating]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:25:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/01-santaana.jpg
Two women were convicted of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the beating death of a 23-year-old woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub. Vanesa Tapia Zavala, 26, and Candace Marie Brito, 27, were also found guilty...]]>
<![CDATA[De Blasio Cheered as He Vacations in Italy]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:42:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BtURNciCIAEfILw.jpg
Mayor Bill de Blasio is digging into his family history in Italy.

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<![CDATA[New Video Shows NYPD Chokehold Arrest in Subway]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/nypd+chokehold+subway.JPG
A new video showing the arrest of an alleged Manhattan subway farebeater purports to show a police officer using a chokehold to subdue the suspect, a prohibited police tactic that's sparked outrage since...]]>
<![CDATA[3 Shot, 1 Fatally, at Pa. Hospital]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:18:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/226*120/mercy+fitzgerald+hospital+shooting+33.JPG
A woman has been killed, a doctor shot and the suspect critically injured in a shooting inside a wellness center on the campus of Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital outside]]>
<![CDATA[Did Obama Delay Woman in Labor?]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:27:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/202*120/pregnant+woman+obama+motorcade+cedars+sinai.PNG
A woman who witnesses said appeared to be in labor was prevented from crossing a Los Angeles street Wednesday afternoon because the road was closed for President Barack Obama’s

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<![CDATA[Fire Rips Through Long Island Businesses]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:07:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fire-Nassau-County-NY.jpg
Five businesses were destroyed when a raging fire ripped through a row of buildings on a Long Island street early Thursday, fire officials say. No one was injured.]]>
<![CDATA[Kitten Tossed From Moving Car: Officials]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:03:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kitten-Tossed-From-Car.jpg
Authorities are looking for the person who a witness says tossed a 4-week-old kitten out of a moving car on Long Island.]]>
<![CDATA[Superheroes Surprise Children at NY Hospital]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:06:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/superhero+nypres.jpg
Window washers disguised as superheroes surprised children at a New York hospital Wednesday, scrubbing the windows of their rooms in Batman and Spider-man costumes as the wide-eyed kids waved.

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<![CDATA[Accused Killer Found After 20 Years]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:49:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/honsch+family.jpg
Almost 20 years after the body of a 17-year-old girl was discovered behind a Connecticut shopping plaza, police have identified the slain teen and charged her father with murdering her and her...

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<![CDATA[Psychiatric Patient With Violent Past Missing: NYPD]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:58:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Vadim-Babyrev-NY.jpg
Authorities are looking for a psychiatric patient with a history of violence who they say didn't return from a day's leave from a mental health center on Staten Island over the weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Infants Get Herpes After Ritual Jewish Circumcisions: Officials]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:10:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_Circumcision0906_722x406_2119014932.jpg
Two more infants were diagnosed with herpes this month after undergoing ritual Jewish circumcisions, the Health Department says.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Hurt When Truck Plows Into Grocery Store: FDNY]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:08:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sunnyside+truck+crash+david+vasquez.jpg
At least three people were hurt when a truck plowed through the front of a grocery store in Queens Wednesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Gunman Shoots at Crowd: Police]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:24:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-police-scene-tape-car-2.jpg
A 25-year-old man was killed and a 21-year-old was injured after a gunman fired into a crowd outside a house on Long Island Wednesday night, police say.

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<![CDATA[NYC Is Least Happy City in America: Study]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:39:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chopper-4-Manhattan-Sunrise-0624.jpg
People living in the Big Apple are in rotten moods more often than people in other cities, according to a new study.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Scrubs Rapes Woman at Gunpoint on NYC Street: NYPD]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:46:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/scrub+rape+suspect.jpg
A man in white scrubs approached a woman on a Bronx street and raped her at gunpoint, police say.

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:07:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/long+beach+homeowner+4.JPG
A Long Beach homeowner has no regrets after shooting and killing a woman who said she was pregnant after he got into a confrontation with her and another man who were ransacking his sprawling home.]]>
<![CDATA[Chikungunya: What You Need to Know]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:40:24 -0400 Aedes aegypti mosquito.]]> Aedes aegypti mosquito.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/181*120/tlmd_virus_mortales_03.jpg
A person caught the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya in the United States this month, health officials say — marking the first time mosquitoes in the U.S. are believed to have spread

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<![CDATA[Gruesome Details on Mortuary Bodies]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:27:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Johnson+Family+Mortuary1.jpg
Disturbing new details on the conditions of decaying bodies found in a Fort Worth funeral home emerged Wednesday with the release of arrest warrant affidavits for two of the mortuary's managers.

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<![CDATA[Innocent Man Freed After 20 Years]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:09:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rodell_Sanders.jpg
A suburban Chicago man wrongly convicted of murder is free for the first time in 20 years, after a court overturned his conviction for robbery. Rodell Sanders' lawyer says police doctored the photo in which...]]>
<![CDATA[Abandoned Dog Couldn't Walk Under Matted Fur: SPCA]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/suffolk+dog+ziggy+1.jpg
A dog found in an abandoned Long Island home was brought in to an animal shelter with fur so thick and matted that the dog was barely able to walk, and authorities are searching for the person responsible...]]>
<![CDATA[LA Ex-Councilman Convicted of Fraud]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:50:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/alarcon+richard+councilman+la+court.jpg
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was convicted Wednesday on some of the voter fraud and perjury counts against him in a trial stemming from accusations that he lied about where he lived so...

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