<![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-usSat, 29 Apr 2017 00:16:13 -0400Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:16:13 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LGA Fliers Ditch Cars After Construction Vehicle Hits Bridge]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:01:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHOPPER+FEED+330P+-+16184913_WNBC_000000016047125.jpg
Traffic was so bad at LaGuardia Airport Friday evening that people were getting out of idling cars on the roadways around the airport to walk to the terminal.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Blaze Spreads to Multiple Homes; 7 Firefighters Hurt]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:38:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bensonhurst+fire.jpg
Eight people were injured, including seven firefighters, after a fire that started in a garage where flammables were stored spread to two homes in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon.
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<![CDATA[Horror Grips NYC Nabe After Boy's Freak Flower Box Death]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:50:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/vigil+for+kevin+reilly.jpg
The 8-year-old boy killed by a concrete flower box in a freak accident as he played in his Brooklyn front yard Thursday was new to the neighborhood, residents say, and though they didn't know his family...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dressed as Spiderman Robs NYC Businesses: Cops]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/spiderman+bank+robber+nyc1.jpg
A man in a Spiderman outfit has been robbing businesses in New York City, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Road Rage Sparks Gunfire Near Wall Street: Police]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:52:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/C-iIufqXgAAdw5I.jpg
Police took a man into custody on the FDR Drive after he allegedly pulled out a gun and fired a shot while fighting with another man who had backed into his SUV in Lower Manhattan.]]>
<![CDATA[Young Woman's Untimely Death Gives Life to Others]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:44:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Young_Woman_s_Untimely_Death_Gives_Life_to_Others.jpg
New York is the most difficult state to get an organ transplant. The family of a woman whose death became the ultimate gift shares her story. Andrew Siff reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Get Boost From Olympic Champion]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:30:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Students_Get_Boost_From_Olympic_Champion.jpg
A Bronx fifth-grade class regularly Skypes with Sugar Tate, an Olympic speed skater who mentors kids through a program called Classroom Champions. John Chandler has more on how the partnership has proven to be a...]]>
<![CDATA[How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:49:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/632863052-realdonaldtrump-potus-donald-trump-twitter.jpg
President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall.As...

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<![CDATA[SoCal Inmate Was Dead for Days Before Body Discovered: ME]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:10:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Richard+Donovan+prison.JPG
An inmate found dead at California state prison lay dead for two to three days before authorities found him, officials confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego. James Acuna, 58, was found dead Monday in his cell at...]]>
<![CDATA[American Shot in Istanbul ID'd]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 01:20:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/William+Jacob+Raak_21997574.jpg
A Delaware business owner celebrating New Year's Eve in Istanbul said he survived a massacre at a nightclub there by playing dead after being shot in the leg. "I was shot on the ground," William Jacob...

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<![CDATA[Soldier Mom Surprises Son in Long Island Classroom]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:16:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BYFIELD+MILITARY+MOM+SURPRISES+SON+-+12082703_WNBC_000000016045.jpg
Ja'Mell Jones' eyes lit up in his classroom Friday when he saw his soldier mother for the first time since Thanksgiving."Mommy!" shouted Ja'Mell Jones as he ran toward Army Sgt.

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<![CDATA[On-duty MTA Worker Accused of Sex Assault in Subway Station]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:16:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/207*120/handcuffs-generic-crime.jpg
A 63-year-old MTA token booth clerk has been arrested for allegedly groping a young woman twice on separate occasions at the station where he works.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigating After Man Found Dead in Bronx]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:05:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+tape+generic1.jpg
A man was found dead in the back of a Bronx home Friday morning, and police are investigating his death as suspicious.Officers were called to the Hollers Avenue house after 10:30 a.m., and found the...]]>
<![CDATA[33 NYC Construction Workers Have Died on Job in 2 Years]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:21:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FOR+WNBC+CONSTRUCTION+BROLL_20170424132205+-+00072217_WNBC_0000.jpg
A controversial bill requiring construction workers in New York City to get safety training and take an apprenticeship course is getting backlash from some developers and worker...

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<![CDATA[Homeless NY Man Gets Makeover From Kind Cops]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:32:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/xx+18157383_10158543140685585_2051227931919245891_n.jpg
<![CDATA[Osprey Recalls Child Backpack Carriers Due to Fall Hazard]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:14:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/osprey-backpack-recall.jpg
Osprey is recalling 82,000 child backpack carriers due to a fall hazard.The recall involves all models of Osprey’s Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium child backpack carriers manufactured between January 2012 and...

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<![CDATA[75-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in NY Home; Homicide Suspected]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:00:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mahopac+homicide.jpg
Authorities are investigating the death of a 75-year-old Putnam County woman as a homicide, though they declined to elaborate on what prompted responding officers to assume she had been killed.

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<![CDATA[The Tri-State Has Some of the Country's Least Safe Drivers]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:15:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/526624124-car-phone-generic.jpg
Drivers may want to be careful on New Jersey roads.

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<![CDATA[How to Pick NYC's New 'I Voted' Sticker Design]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/i+voted+sticker+nyc.jpg
Which of these "I Voted" stickers would you happily wear after stepping out from the voting booth? NYC Votes is asking the public to weigh in on their favorite design out of the 10 selected...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Reflects on Presidency: 'I Thought It Would Be Easier']]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:24:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17111745236067.jpg
Donald Trump misses his old job, struggles with the workload of the presidency and finds it brings a lack of privacy, he told Reuters ahead of his 100th day in office, NBC News reported."I loved my previous...

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<![CDATA[From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:08:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SNL_Trump.jpg
There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s...

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<![CDATA[Florist Nabbed After Monthslong Cemetery Flower Theft Spree]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:58:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/florist+arrested+nj.jpg
A 59-year-old flower shop owner has been arrested for allegedly stealing plants and other items from graves at a New Jersey cemetery, possibly for months.

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<![CDATA[Assistant Principal on Leave for Screaming at Pro-Life Teen]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:03:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Downingtown+Stem+Academy.jpg
The video, posted on YouTube by one of the teens shows a heated verbal exchange between STEM's Assistant Principal Zach Ruffs and a 16-year-old protesting the “holocaust of abortion.”

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<![CDATA[Man Stabbed to Death in Front of NYC Resturant: Cops]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:01:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+TINY+CLEAN+AIRCHECK+0430-0500+-+04323329_WNBC_000000016036.jpg
A man was violently stabbed to death in front of an Upper West Side restaurant Thursday night, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Drivers Ignoring Bus Stop Signs Plague NY School District]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:37:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dangerous+bus+pass.jpg
School officials in one Long Island district plagued by drivers blowing past buses despite flashing stop signs, potentially endangering children, implemented a camera pilot program to assess the extent of...

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