<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 00:28:18 -0400Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:28:18 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ISIS-Linked Hackers Target New Yorkers in Cyberattack: Officials]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/new+yorkers+terror+hit+list.jpg
ISIS-linked hackers have targeted about 3,000 ordinary New Yorkers in a cyberattack, posting their personal information online and announcing, "We want them #Dead," the I-Team has learned.

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<![CDATA[The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/split2-cruz-boehner.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz personally told NBC News he had not met John Boehner, when he addressed comments made about him by the former House Speaker.But the two men do have a past: Ted Cruz was once Boehner’s...

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<![CDATA[Protesters at Trump Cali. Rally]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/web_trump_protest_clip_1200x675_675997763888.jpg
Protesters spilled out into the street outside a rally for Donald Trump in Costa Mesa, California.Police on horses and others in riot gear set up skirmish lines to push protesters out of the intersection...

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<![CDATA[Top Tri-State News Photos]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:42:26 -0400 Read more here.]]> Read more here.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pizza-box-pizza-vinnies-resized.jpg
The best news images of the week from around the tri-state.

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<![CDATA[Wild Turkey Tends Duck Eggs]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Talulah+nesting+2.jpg
Duck eggs are beginning to hatch at an Illinois suburban wildlife center after a wild turkey began sitting on the nest to take over for the mother, which was killed by a hawk. The eggs were brought to...

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<![CDATA[ISIS-Linked Hackers Target 3,000 New Yorkers in Cyberattack: Officials]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:24:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_31488411400.jpg
ISIS-linked hackers have targeted about 3,000 ordinary New Yorkers in a cyberattack, posting their personal information online and announcing, "We want them #Dead," NBC New York has learned.One of the victims,...

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<![CDATA[4 Ga. Students Killed in Crash Identified]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:44:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
Four University of Georgia students killed in a car crash were honored at a vigil Thursday, NBC News reported.The students were driving northbound on Georgia State Route 15 near Watkinsville Wednesday...

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<![CDATA[Self-Taught Teen Pianist With 4 Fingers Performs at Carnegie Hall]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:23:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/darrius+carnegie+hall.jpg
A teenager with just four fingers gained so much attention online for his talent on the piano that he was invited by a renowned international pianist to play at Carnegie Hall.

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<![CDATA[Police in NY, NJ Warn of Smash-Grab 'Felony Lane Gang']]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:53:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/felony-lane-gang-0428.jpg
Police departments in New York and New Jersey said that a nationwide smash-and-grab gang might have moved into the region to pilfer from cars and steal women’s purses.

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<![CDATA[Computer Glitch Sends Visual Arts College Acceptance Emails]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:35:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/101210+computer+keyboard+generic.jpg
Some prospective students wrongfully received acceptance letters to the School of Visual Arts, which the Manhattan college says were sent because of a database glitch.

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<![CDATA[NYC Pizzeria Introduces Pizza-Made Pizza Box]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:12:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pizza-box-pizza-vinnies-resized.jpg
The Brooklyn pizzeria that introduced New York to a pizza pie topped with mini-pizzas has pushed the envelope once again, with a pizza box made out of a pie.

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<![CDATA[FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:38:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ZikaBloodTest-GettyImages-508017592.jpg
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported.Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

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<![CDATA[Man Falsely Accused of Terrorism Wants Accusers Charged]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:17:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
A Sikh man who said he was racially profiled wants law enforcement agencies to file criminal charges against the people who allegedly falsely accused him of a terrorist bomb threat, NBC News reported.Daljeet...

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<![CDATA[3 Arrested in San Bernardino Probe]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:53:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/499821756-san-bernardino-farook-suv.jpg
The brother of one of the San Bernardino terror attack shooters was among three people arrested Thursday morning after warrants were served in a Southern California marriage fraud investigation.

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<![CDATA[Woman Pistol-Whipped in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:56:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/208*120/42816jewelry.jpg
A woman was pistol-whipped in what appeared to be an attempted robbery Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn, police said.

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<![CDATA[Port Authority: Newark Doesn't Have Right to Negotiate With Uber]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:54:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newark+ras+baraka.jpg
The head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said that Newark doesn't have the legal authority to reach an agreement with Uber to let drivers pick up passengers at the Newark Liberty International...

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<![CDATA[Woman Who Disappeared After Getting Chinese Found Safe: NYPD]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:01:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GEORGE+MISSING+BROOKLYN+WOMAN.jpg
A Brooklyn woman went to pick up Chinese food a week ago and never returned has been found safe, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Charges in Pa. Church Shooting]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:43:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Church+Shooting+Montco+Storms.jpg
A suburban Philadelphia man who opened fire on another worshipper in a packed church during Sunday service has been charged with manslaughter.Mark T. Storms, 46, of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, was charged Thursday...

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<![CDATA['If We Win In Indiana, It's Over': Trump]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:48:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TrumpIndiana-AP_16119692031356.jpg
Donald Trump set the stakes of the Indiana primary Thursday, saying he refused to take time off from the campaign trail because of the importance of the primary, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[TV Station Bomb Threat Shooting]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:42:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/042816+baltimore+bomb+threat+suspect.jpg
Police officers shot a man dressed in an animal suit who threatened the Fox45 television station in Baltimore with what looked like a bomb Thursday afternoon, authorities said.The "bomb," police revealed after...

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<![CDATA[Minnie Mouse Charged with Aggressive Begging: NYPD]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:21:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_366107671451.jpg
Minnie Mouse is the latest costumed character to be busted for allegedly being a bit too greedy with photo-snapping tourists in Times Square.

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<![CDATA[Parents Break Down as NYC-Bound Cruise Leaves With Kids: Reports]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:59:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CRUISE+SHIP+MOM1.jpg
A mom and dad were seen flailing their arms and sobbing on a pier as a cruise ship bound for New York City left a Caribbean port with their kids on board, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:55:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TeenPregnancyGettyImages-459016410.jpg
Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have fallen dramatically over the past decade, but they’re still more likely to have babies compared to their white peers, according to a new report, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:07:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sunglasses-GettyImages-106750577.jpg
Cheap sunglasses and expensive designer eyewear deliver the same amount of UV protection, according to an investigation conducted by the “Today” show.University of California, Berkeley, optometrist Dr.

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<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Arson-Murder Played with Fire as a Child: Detective]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:52:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/175*120/42816dock.jpg
A teenager accused of setting a mattress fire that caused the death of an NYPD officer in 2014 played with fire as a child, a detective testified Thursday at the teen's murder trial.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Twins Get More Than $1M in Scholarship Offers]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:23:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TwinsScholarships.jpg
Chicago twins Shaprice and Deprice Hunt have received more than $1 million in scholarship offers from dozens of schools across the country — and the offers continue to pour in, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[9 Contracted Mumps in Tri-State College Outbreak: Officials]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:52:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mumps-GettyImages-462294288-1.jpg
At least eight people have contracted the mumps at a Connecticut college, health officials say.

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<![CDATA[Sons Arrested in Parents' Deaths]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:34:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Golamrabbi.jpg
Two brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the deaths of their parents, whose bodies were found in their San Jose home over the weekend near what sources said was a scrawled...

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<![CDATA[NJ Shelter Gets Dogs Saved from Dog-Meat Farm]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:42:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rescued+meat+farm+dogs.jpg
More than 100 dogs bred to become South Korean dinner entrees are being rescued by the Humane Society International and sent to an animal welfare center in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[USHCC Endorses Clinton, Kasich]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:46:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/split2-march15-kasich-clinton.jpg
The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it is endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John Kasich, in its first ever endorsement of any presidential candidate, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Cuomo Calls on Feds to Speed Up Rail Modification Process ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:05:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/train+hits+car1.jpg
Gov. Cuomo and the head of the MTA both called on federal officials to speed up the approval process for changes at rail crossings after a car that got stuck on the tracks in Westchester County Wednesday was hit...

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<![CDATA[Hastert Accuser Remains Anonymous]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:49:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hastert2.png
The man at the center of sexual abuse allegations against Dennis Hastert can continue suing the former House Speaker for breach of contract under a "fictitious name," a judge ruled Thursday.Identified in court...

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<![CDATA[Syria Hospital Caring for Kids 'Destroyed' by Deadly Strike]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:19:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SYRIA_AP_16118593349575.jpg
The U.S. blamed the Syrian government Thursday for an airstrike on an Aleppo hospital that killed more than a dozen doctors and patients, NBC News reported. Two of the eight doctors working at the Al...

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<![CDATA[Bloody Shirt in Case of Slain Woman]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:53:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Missy-Bevers2.jpg
The father-in-law of slain North Texas fitness instructor Missy Bevers dropped off an apparently blood-stained shirt at a dry-cleaning business four days after the killing, according to a search warrant...

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<![CDATA[India Installs 'Laser Walls' at Border With Pakistan]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:07:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-3075240.jpg
India reportedly introduced "laser walls" to "plug the porous riverine and treacherous terrain" at its border with archenemy Pakistan, NBC News reported.One of the world's most dangerous nuclear flashpoints...]]>