<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usThu, 22 Jun 2017 20:41:21 -0400Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:41:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2 Dogs Maul NY Girl Walking to Bus Stop; Animals Euthanized]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:39:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/girl+mauled+dog+yonkers.jpg
A girl was attacked by two dogs in Yonkers while walking to the bus stop on Thursday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Tri-State Braces for Potential Impact as Cindy Storms Gulf]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:25:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cindy+radar.jpg
Tri-state residents are bracing for potential impacts from Cindy, now a tropical depression, as the powerful system churns along the Gulf Coast.

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<![CDATA[Some Fearful After Coyote Sightings in Yonkers]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:24:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Some_Fearful_After_Coyote_Sightings_in_Yonkers.jpg
Coyotes are on the prowl in Yonkers, and some people say they're getting aggressive. Ida Siegal reports.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Doctor, 2 Others Ran Pill Mill Worth Millions: Feds]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:20:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms770.jpg
A Staten Island doctor and two others are charged with illegally distributing millions of oxycodone pills since 2012 having a street value in the millions of dollars, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Singing to David Bowie While Stuck in NYC Traffic Can Help]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:56:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/limo+generic.jpg
A limo driver was caught happily singing from his car during traffic in New York City.

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<![CDATA[Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:38:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumponsaudiarabiafeuerherd.jpg
Between the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has managed to maintain a historically low but stable approval rating...

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<![CDATA[Commuters to Talk to NJ Transit About Train Pain]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:31:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Commuters_to_Talk_to_NJ_Transit_About_Train_Pain.jpg
Major repairs are about to get underway at Penn Station, and that means big service changes, including re-routing more trains through Hoboken. Commuters are voicing their concerns Thursday evening at a...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Dead After Minivan Chases, Crashes Into Dirt Bike on LI]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:42:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dirtbikecrash-web_WNBC_000000016754608.jpg
One teen was killed and another is in critical condition after an apparent deliberate car crash with a dirt bike on Long Island, police said.

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<![CDATA[Freaked-Out Subway Riders Climb Train Walls to Escape Mouse]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mouse+flee.JPG
Commuters were captured scrambling up their seats after a cheeky mouse stowed-away on an E train heading to Jamaica Center Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cosby Panel Was Concerned About 'Politics' of Case: Juror ]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:19:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jury_Continues_to_Deliberate_in_Bill_Cosby_Trial.jpg
A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said Thursday that some jurors were concerned that prosecutors waited 10 years to charge him, expressing suspicion that politics had played a role in the case. ]]>
<![CDATA[It Will Cost More Than $3 Billion to Replace Subway Signals]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:35:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/subway+signals.jpg
The traffic-light signals you see in subway station while waiting for a train have been failing at an alarming rate. Built in the 1930s, most are still manually controlled.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Look at Subway Signal Failures]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:23:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Inside_Look_at_Subway_Signal_Failures.jpg
Another morning of train pain for thousands of subway riders, and once again, signal issues were to blame. What will it take to fix all of those aging signals? Andrew Siff reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Dad Beat Daughter, Pulled Her Hair at Long Island Park: Cops]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:47:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+car+lights+night.jpg
A man was arrested after he was seen pummeling his 5-year-old daughter and pulling her by her hair at a Long Island park, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Sues Queens Hospital for $100 Million After Losing Arm]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:31:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/Imhurt019.JPG
A routine blood pressure check resulted in a man losing his hand at a hospital in Queens, said a news report.

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<![CDATA[Blaze Takes Over Bronx Homes; Firefighter Seriously Injured]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:50:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BECKFORD+BRONX+FIRE+FIREFIGHTER+INJURED.jpg
An FDNY firefighter was in serious but stable condition on Thursday evening after he was injured while fighting a fire that consumed multiple buildings in the Bronx, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:10:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-672311826.jpg
Former President Barack Obama on Thursday posted a long statement on Facebook condemning the Senate Republicans' health care overhaul plan and urging Americans to work to prevent its passage.

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<![CDATA[Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:07:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-688363060-ryan.jpg
Americans disapprove of the House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by a 3-to-1 margin, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that comes as the Senate reveals its plan to replace...

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<![CDATA[Alec Baldwin, Dressed as Trump, Causes Stir on NJ Campus]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:47:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ALEC+BALDWIN+DRESSED+AS+TRUMP+AT+MONMOUTH+-+01000704_WNBC_00000.jpg
Alec Baldwin caused quite a stir on a New Jersey college campus when he appeared in his trademark President Trump costume. The "30 Rock" actor and recent regular guest star on "Saturday Night...

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<![CDATA[NY Student Detained by ICE on Prom Day to Be Deported: Kin]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:20:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ice+agents+arrest+teen+prom.jpg
The Westchester high school student detained by federal immigration police on the day of his senior prom is expected to be deported Friday, his relatives say.

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<![CDATA[NYC Mosque Threatened With 'Massacre On Scale Never Seen']]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:40:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nypd+generic+car.jpg
Police are looking into an anonymous letter mailed from a London address to a Manhattan mosque that allegedly threatened a massacre "on a scale never seen," authorities say. Police were called to...

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<![CDATA[Senate Releases Health Care Bill]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:09:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+SENATE+HEALTHCARE+BILL+THUMB.jpg
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released the GOP's health care overhaul on Thursday. The 142-page proposal includes massive cuts to Medicaid, cuts in taxes for the wealthy and defunding of Planned Parenthood for...]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Pride March and Festival Street Closures]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:11:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms646.jpg
The 2016 LGBT Heritage of Pride March and Festival is on Sunday. Here are the street closures you can expect from 12-7 p.m.

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<![CDATA[NY Judge Sentenced for Giving Favorable Rulings for Sex: AG]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:08:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*160/1489455509-gavel.JPG
A former judge in upstate New York was sentenced to state prison for abusing his position in exchange for sex, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Trader Joe's to Open New NYC Location Friday]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:19:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-185201383.jpg
Get ready for the crowds. Trader Joe's is opening its second Brooklyn location Friday.

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<![CDATA[Staff Fear for Their Lives at NYC Juvenile Detention Center]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:54:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wallace+crossroads.jpg
Current and former juvenile counselors at a New York City juvenile detention center say it is out of control. They call it a "mini-Rikers," referring to the notorious lock-up for inmates accused of adult crimes....

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<![CDATA[Health Aide Arrested at JFK as He Readied to Join ISIS: Feds]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:10:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jfk8.jpg
A Bronx home health aide was arrested at Kennedy Airport Wednesday night as he prepared to board a flight to Turkey in an apparent attempt to join ISIS, federal prosecutors say.Saddam "Adam" Mohamed...

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<![CDATA[Disabled Protesters Removed From Mitch McConnell's Office]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:43:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/HealthProtest_Thumb.jpg
Disabled protesters were physically removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office Thursday morning, hours after the GOP Senate bill to dismantle the the Affordable Care Act was...

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<![CDATA[Mayor Unveils $30-Million Plan to Close Rikers Island]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:15:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/rikers-2.jpg
Mayor Bill de Blasio is investing $30 million toward closing Rikers Island and replacing it with smaller, more humane facilities throughout the boroughs.

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<![CDATA[Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:40:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-hummus.jpg
A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria.House of Thaller, which is based in...

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<![CDATA[Woman Slashes Woman on Subway Amid Fight Over Seating]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:20:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/parkchester+slashing.jpg
One woman slashed another woman with a knife amid an argument over seating on the subway early Thursday, police say.

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<![CDATA[NYC Baby Missing After Aunt Flees Foster Visit: Police]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:23:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/missing+queens+boy.jpg
A 1-year-old Queens boy who had been in the temporary care of his aunt has been reported missing, days after the woman was supposed to surrender him to a foster agency.

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<![CDATA[New Yorkers Warned of Skin Infection From Cosmetic Surgery]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:23:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Scalpel+Generic.jpg
The Department of Health warned New Yorkers of a bacterial infection associated with cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic.

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<![CDATA[Man Is Convicted of Killing New Jersey Teacher: Prosecutors]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:34:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/197*120/GettyImages-84611044+gavel.jpg
A Watchung man was convicted of killing a teacher in East Orange in 2015, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Disabled Health Care Protesters Dragged From Senate Hallway]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:07:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcconnellprotesters.jpg
Capitol Police removed protesters, many of whom are disabled and use wheelchairs, from outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after text of the GOP Senate health care bill was released Thursday....

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<![CDATA[Couple Recreates Photo at Pride Marches 24 Years Apart]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:47:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gay+couple+crop.jpg
A couple in their 50s recently recreated a photo of themselves from the LGBT March on Washington more than two decades ago, and a Facebook post showing the striking images stacked atop one another has gone...

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<![CDATA[Video: Aid Worker Braves ISIS Gunfire to Rescue Little Girl]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:39:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/armus-mosul-rescue.jpg
A little girl amid a pile of bodies was rescued by an American aid worker sprinting out from behind a tank in the besieged city of Mosul despite the threat of ISIS sniper fire this month. The moment, captured on

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<![CDATA[School Warns Parents After Girl, 10, Grabbed on Way to Class]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:45:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/students+grabbed.jpg
A little girl was able to fight off a man who tried to grab her on her way to her Long Island elementary school Wednesday, police say, but the apparent abduction attempt prompted the district to send a...

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