<![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 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:12:14 -0400 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:12:14 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NJ Man Refused to Dismantle Fireworks: Police]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:26:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/xhudo+illegal+fireworks+nj.jpg
A New Jersey man was arrested Saturday after he refused to dismantle a firework contraption that he had set up on his property and told officers he intended to set the fireworks off despite their warnings...

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Falling From Manhattan Balcony]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:51:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Untitled-272.jpg
A 28-year-old man was killed after he fell off an apartment balcony in Manhattan early Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[8 Dead, 37 Wounded in Chicago]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:09:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-day-andcars2345.jpg
At least eight people have died and 37 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend. Among those who died was a 7-year-old boy who was shot while watching fireworks in Humboldt...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in Fatal Long Island Hit-and-Run: Police]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:56:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shoe+hit+and+run+long+island+stephanie+beeker.jpg
A 66-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday in connection with a hit-and-run accident on Long Island that left one person dead, police said.A 66-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday in connection with...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Had Over 500 Illegal Fireworks: Police]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/joseph+tullo+fireworks+arrest.jpg
Authorities arrested a Long Island man Saturday evening for allegedly having hundreds of illegal fireworks set up outside of his home for the 4th of July.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Fireworks Light up Sky Above NYC]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:10:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-172818623.jpg
Thousands gathered around NYC to catch a glimpse of the country's biggest 4th of July fireworks display.

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<![CDATA[Woman Stabbed to Death in Bronx Park: Police]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:26:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/woman+stabbed+to+death+bronx+park%27.jpg
A woman was found stabbed to death in a Bronx park Sunday morning, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Intentionally Rammed Into Officer: NYPD]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:07:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/george+fabian+assault+officer.jpg
The NYPD is looking for a man who they say intentionally struck an on-duty police officer while he was riding an ATV in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Beautiful Weather Sunday Ahead of Muggy Week]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:17:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474408084.jpg
New Yorkers watched the 4th of July fireworks under partly cloudy skies and the region can expect more of the same for the days ahead, says Storm Team 4.

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<![CDATA[10 Hurt in Md. Boat Explosion]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:51:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ambulance_generic_ambulance_stock.jpg
Ten people were injured — three of them children — in a flash fire on a boat that was refueling at a marina on Solomons Island in Maryland.
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<![CDATA[2 Kids Die in SoCal Ravine Crash]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:08:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/192*120/07.04.15_Azusa-Ravine-Crash.JPG
Two children were killed and three others injured Saturday when their car veered into a steep ravine in Southern California. A 12-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy were found dead inside the car, which appeared...

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<![CDATA[Banner-Towing Plane Crashes]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 22:19:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/179*120/KAZ+CANNING+5.jpg
A single-engine Piper PA18 banner-towing aircraft has crashed into the beach in San Deigo, officials said. The incident happened around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon on the 4600 block of Carlsbad Boulevard...

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<![CDATA[Clerk Accused of Pilfering Plumbing Supplies: Police]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:17:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/225*120/7415plubed.jpg
A Long Island man is accused of selling more that $50,000 in plumbing supplies he pilfered from the company where he worked, police said Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[22-Year-Old Swimmer Who Drowned at NJ Beach ID'd]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/ambulance_generic2.jpg
A 22-year-old Yonkers man drowned Saturday while swimming with friends at a New Jersey beach, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Injured by Explosive Device ]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:06:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mantecamap_USE.jpg
Six teenagers in northern California were hurt Friday night when an explosive device was tossed into a backyard party, according to Manteca police. Officers arrived on the 300 block of Santiago Way at...

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<![CDATA[NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/222*120/7415bratton.jpg
Hundreds of thousands of people braved tight security along New York City's East River to watch the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display.]]>
<![CDATA[9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fireworks-Show-Avon-Colorado-3-July-2015.jpg
A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

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<![CDATA[Body Pulled From River in Newark: Police]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:33:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454345752.jpg
Police in New Jersey are investigating after a body was removed from the Passaic River.

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<![CDATA[2 of Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:31:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pearl-Harbor-Reunion-KNSD-3.JPG
Two of Pearl Harbor's oldest known survivors, veterans Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, share an unbreakable bond. The two met for the first time Friday, sharing the same eyewitness moments and deep...

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:46:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/car+crashes+into+long+island+home+man+shot.jpg
Police are trying to piece together the events that led up to a man who was shot crashing an SUV into a Long Island home.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Island Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:01:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/alerta-condado-los-angeles-mosquitos-virus-nilo-1.jpg
Infected mosquitoes were collected from Selden, New York, the health department said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:10:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stng+wire+police+tape.jpg
A man was shot and killed in Brooklyn early Saturday morning, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Extricated from Car Underneath Tractor-Trailer]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:42:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/car+stuck+under+tractor+tariler.jpg
An accident in which a sedan got lodged underneath a tractor-trailer on I-87/New York State Thruway in Yonkers, hurting two adults and two children inside, caused major delays Friday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Serial Stowaway Arrested Again]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:37:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hartman-polizon-ohare.jpg
Marilyn Hartman, the so-called "serial stowaway," was arrested twice more in the 48 hours after she was released from the Cook County Jail, where she spent nearly two months behind bars for trying to board...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[Beachgoers Cautious After Shark Sighting Off L.I.]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/overlook+beach.jpg
Long Island beaches are packed this holiday weekend, but with a shark sighting in the surf two days ago, many people are being cautious as they dive in.]]>