<![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, 25 May 2015 15:52:30 -0400 Mon, 25 May 2015 15:52:30 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Girl, 7, Injured in Hit-Run in Bronx: NYPD]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 11:43:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/child-struck-bronx-crop.jpg
A 7-year-old girl was critically injured in a hit-and-run in the Bronx, police said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Bounce House Airborne, Kids Hurt]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:47:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/bounce+house1.jpg
Four children were injured, one seriously, after a waterspout uprooted the inflatable bounce house they were playing in and sent it flying across a parking lot and into a roadway, Fort Lauderdale police]]>
<![CDATA[Sandra Lee Discharged After Double Mastectomy]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 14:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sandra+lee1.jpg
Food television star Sandra Lee is going home from the hospital Monday after her double mastectomy, she announced on Facebook.

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<![CDATA[Your Photos: Honoring Those Who Served on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 13:35:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Susan+Simon-2-crop.jpg
Viewers share their photos of Memorial Day and honoring those who served. Share your photos here: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/share]]>
<![CDATA[Boat Crash in Patchogue Hurts Woman; Owner Fled: Police]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 11:15:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/patchogue-boat-crash-crop.jpg
A boat crashed into a jetty at the entrance of the Patchogue River, injuring a passenger, police said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Man Wanted in Brooklyn Sex Assault: NYPD]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:53:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/52415search.jpg
Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 59-year-old woman in Brooklyn, authorities said Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Hudson River Body ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Forensic Specialist]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Graswald2.jpg
Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kayaker killed last month, allegedly by his fiancee, a source close to the case said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Man Fatally Stabbed in Head: Police]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 07:22:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+police+car+2+vg.jpg
A Brooklyn man died Sunday of multiple stab wounds to the head, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Stolen Phone Leads to Drug Bust]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park in California but it kept updating its location, leading authorities to a significant drug bust and six arrests, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA["Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:46:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP02032405002.jpg
The Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize winner whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" died in a taxi accident in New Jersey on Saturday, according to reports.
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<![CDATA[Tour Bus Erupts in Flames ]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tour+bus+fire1.jpg
A tour bus caught fire along Interstate 395 on Saturday, creating a huge scene. Video captured at the location showed the back of the bus fully engulfed by the fire. The driver was able to pull over near...]]>
<![CDATA[Car Kills Girl Running to Ice Cream]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 10:02:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/maria+gonzales+and+car.jpg
A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck. Maria Gonzalez was in her home in...
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<![CDATA[Aging Catholic Nuns Find Care at Jewish Nursing Home]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/52415nun.jpg
With few young women choosing religious life, Roman Catholic Church superiors in the past year have sent dozens of elderly nuns to Jewish Home Lifecare, a geriatric-care complex in the Bronx founded as a nursing...]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day Weekend Ushers in Hot and Stormy Week]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 09:38:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/marcsantia-memorialday-crop.jpg.jpg
Memorial Day weekend got off to a chilly start, but Storm Team 4 says beachgoers and picnickers can look forward to a warm, breezy Monday, with hot, muggy days ahead.]]>
<![CDATA[Fiery Crash in Harlem Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Charged with DWI]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 21:55:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IMG_00572.JPG
A car slammed into a tree in Harlem and burst into flames Saturday, leaving one woman dead and another charged with driving while intoxicated, New York City police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found in Hudson Might be Kayaker: Source]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 22:41:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/52315kayak.jpg
A body discovered Saturday in the Hudson River could be the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, according to a forensic specialist close to the case.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Teen Shot in Face While Riding in Cab: Police]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:53:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance-generic-ambulance-stock1.jpg
A 15-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to the face early Saturday while riding in a taxi with his older brother in New Jersey, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Roof Fire Forces Evacuation at NJ Highrise]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 22:14:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/52315fire.jpg
Residents of a senior center in New Jersey were evacuated from their apartments Saturday when a fire burned on the roof of the highrise, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Replace Stolen Flags]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 21:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elsinore-veteran-cemetery-flag-memorial-day.jpg
A group of Girl Scouts may deserve a "Saving Memorial Day" badge after their quick thinking preserved a Southern California cemetery's tradition of honoring veterans. The girls of Troop 1124 scrambled Saturday...

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<![CDATA[Soldier Father Surprises Daughter]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 00:14:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Soldier+Reunites+With+Daughter.jpg
Trent Shoemaker has served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years and has been deployed to Iraq and Bosnia. Due to his role as a Flight Operations Specialist based in Jacksonville, Florida, Shoemaker only gets...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman and 2 Girls Seriously Injured in Fire]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 11:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+fire3.jpg
A woman and two 12-year-old girls were seriously injured in a fast moving fire that tore through a Brooklyn home Friday night, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-and-Run]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 09:41:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Brooklyn Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Youth Soccer Coach Arrested for Threatening Email ]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:10:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/robert+riccuiti.jpg
A Long Island youth soccer coach was arrested after sending a profanity-laced email to a parent who was concerned about his 6-year-old son's playing time, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Sought in Bronx Hit-Run That Injured Boy]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 13:28:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hit-run+wanted.jpg
Police are seeking a man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run accident in the Bronx that left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured.

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[Isla Vista Victim's Dad Fights for Gun Laws]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 09:57:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/VICTIM+FATHER.JPG
Since his son, Christopher, was killed during a shooting rampage in Isla Vista, California, a year ago Saturday, Richard Martinez has upended his life to advocate for gun control.
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<![CDATA[Letter Urges Black Family to Leave "84 Percent White" Town]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:10:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hate+letter+li.jpg
Police on Long Island say their hate crimes unit is investigating an anonymous note sent to a black resident asking her and her family to leave the town, which the flyer said is "84 percent white."

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<![CDATA[CUNY Dean Killed in Derailment "Left a Real Legacy"]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 22:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/derrick+griffith+funeral.jpg
Friends, family and students packed into a Bronx church Friday evening to mourn the CUNY dean who was killed in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Cops Escort Girls to Dance]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 03:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/daddy-daughter-dance.jpg
Many of the girls who attended the Chicago Police Department's first-ever "Daddy Daughter Dance" Friday night hail from neighborhoods where poverty and violence leave little for celebration.

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