<![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 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:04:16 -0400 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:04:16 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Woman Found Slashed, Killed at Queens Park ID'd: NYPD]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:57:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-tape-generic-stock.jpg
Police are investigating the death of a woman found in a Queens park with slash wounds to her neck and abdomen.]]>
<![CDATA[Graphic Video Shows Deputies Tasing Man in Restraint Chair]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:54:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sb10062143p-001.jpg
WARNING: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. Graphic video obtained by NBC News shows sheriff's deputies tasing a mentally ill Georgia man in the groin while he was restrained in a chair. Two Georgia...

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<![CDATA[Man Threw Molotov Cocktail at Yeshiva Students: NYPD]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:09:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/yeshiva+students+firebombed.jpg
Police say a man threw a Molotov cocktail at a group of Yeshiva students in a possible hate crime Friday in Midtown Manhattan.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Boyfriend Sought in Deaths of Jersey City Woman, Boy]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:24:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/suspect+om+son+found+copy.jpg
Authorities say they're searching for the estranged boyfriend of a woman found killed alongside her 4-year-old son inside their Jersey City home last week.]]>
<![CDATA[SCOTUS to Consider Mandatory Life Sentences for Juveniles]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:25:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-74883336.jpg
Thousands of inmates who committed their crimes as juveniles could have their mandatory life sentences reduced, NBC News reported. But that would depend on the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court case that is under

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<![CDATA[3 Dead, More Than a Dozen Injured in Israel Violence]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:46:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_751880127860.jpg
Violence continues to escalate in Israel, as more than a dozen people were injured and at least three were killed in a series of attacks on Tuesday, NBC News reported. Officials said two suspects opened...

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<![CDATA[Tracy Morgan Returns to Stand-Up Comedy With 2 NYC Shows]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:53:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Tracy-Morgan-539019653990.jpg
Tracy Morgan has made his return to sand-up comedy more than a year after he was seriously injured in a deadly bus crash.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Slams Trump In Front of His Casino]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_849420616710.jpg
Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump's doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, the Associated Press reported.

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<![CDATA[2 Firefighters Killed Battling Massive Fire in Kansas City]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:46:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
Two firefighters died as they battled a massive apartment fire in Kansas City, NBC News reported. "They did not die in vain," Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi told NBC affiliate KSHB.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Suspends Deadspin, SBNation Accounts Over Copyright]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 01:42:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-180483176.jpg
Several sports organizations have accused two popular sports publications of violating copyright protections on their Twitter accounts, NBC News reported. The social media site provided NBC News and CNBC almost...

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<![CDATA[Mom of 5 Waiting for Bus Killed by Coca-Cola Truck: Family]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:54:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cheniqua+silva+coca+cold.jpg
A woman died and six people were injured when a Coca-Cola truck crashed into a building in the Bronx Monday, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Honors Student Threatens to Shoot Up Georgia Campus, Charged]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:56:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Emily-Hikari-Sakamoto-ncso.jpg
An honors student at a satellite campus of Atlanta's prestigious Emory University was arrested after she posted a social media threat that "I'm shooting up the school," police and university officials said...

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<![CDATA[Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian Convicted in Iran]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 05:33:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/452642892.jpg
Jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been convicted in Iran, according to the country's judiciary and his newspaper. Iran's judiciary said Sunday that a "ruling" had been reached, but gave...

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<![CDATA[Kim Jong Un Shows North Korea Military Might]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:25:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NorthKorea.jpg
The secretive nation staged the biggest, boisterous military parade in its history. Up to a million people marched past the country's leader, who warned the United States that he was "driving it into a...

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<![CDATA[White Rebel Flag Carriers Face Gang Charge For Crashing Black Party]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:07:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/151012-confederate-flag-rally-mn-1640.jpg
A group of white men and women who drove trucks flying huge rebel flags to a black child's birthday party near Atlanta have been charged with terrorist threats and gang activity, prosecutors announced Monday...

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Deputies Stun-Gunning Man in Restraint Chair]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:44:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MathewAjibade_WSAV.jpg
Graphic video obtained by NBC News shows sheriff's deputies shooting a Taser on a mentally ill Georgia man while he was restrained in a chair. He later died in police custody. Two Georgia sheriff's deputies and...

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<![CDATA[UConn Mac-and-Cheese Student: 'I Am Ashamed']]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:09:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Luke+Gatti+mug+shot.jpg
Luke Gatti, the UConn student arrested after being caught on camera berating a food service worker on campus, has posted an apology on YouTube. "I want to start by apologizing to all the staff involved in...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Set to Prescribe Obamacare Repeal]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:12:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JebBush-NH.jpg
Jeb Bush will call for repealing President Obama's healthcare law and lay out a three-point plan for replacing it Tuesday in New Hampshire, the latest in a string of policy proposals from the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Pres. Obama Makes Surprise Cameo at San Diego Wedding]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:01:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brian+stephanie+tobe+wedding+the+youngrens+photography+1012+2015.jpg
A San Diego couple getting married at one of the United States' most storied golf courses had the surprise of their lives when they stumbled upon the nation's president. Brian and Stephanie Tobe were at...

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<![CDATA[Music Producer Gets Shot, Dies Trying to Drive to Hospital: NYPD]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:14:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+shooting+crash.jpg
A hip-hop producer and father of three who was shot while sitting at a red light in downtown Brooklyn early Monday died after trying to drive himself to the hospital, family members and police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman, 60, Breaks Wrist in Escape From NYC Muggers]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:44:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/210*120/101015muggers.jpg
A 60-year-old woman suffered a broken wrist as she fought to escape a band of muggers who kicked and choked her Saturday afternoon in the Bronx, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Price of 50 Cent's Mansion Drops Again]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:35:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/50+cent+house+11+1200.jpg
If you’ve ever wanted to live like a rapper, you can buy 50 Cent’s house in Farmington, which is on sale for a deep discount.

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<![CDATA[Series Tied, But Mets Have Edge After Strong Showing in LA]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:13:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/190*120/Chase+Utlley+Hard+Slide.png
Can Matt Harvey deliver like his fellow Mets hurlers did in the first two games? Harvey, who seems to relish big moments in a career that has been pretty short of them to date because of injuries and his team’s...

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<![CDATA[Hotel Online Booking Scams Much Bigger Problem: Survey]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:28:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/computer+generic2.JPG
The problem of "rogue" hotel booking websites is bigger than previously known and is creating enormous problems for both travelers and the hotel industry, NBC News reported. A recent survey done for the...

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<![CDATA[Home Run Shatters Chicago Window]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:25:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-487645374.jpg
A Chicago resident had his window shattered Sunday, and the culprit was apparently a home run hit at Wrigley Field. Unfortunately for Cubs fans, the batter was Cardinals player Mark Reynolds.

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<![CDATA[Killing of Cecil the Lion Was Legal: Report]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:20:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WalterPalmerCeciltheLion.jpg
An American dentist who killed a prized Zimbabwean lion named Cecil will not be charged because he had obtained the legal authority to slay the animal, a minister in the country reportedly said Monday, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[NASA Prepares Plan for Mars Landing by 2030s]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:27:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MarsPlanet.jpg
NASA wants to put people on Mars by the 2030s. Last week, they detailed how that might become a reality, NBC News reported. In a report titled "NASA's Journey to Mars:Pioneering Next Steps in Space...

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<![CDATA[Woman Fights Home Intruder With a Sword]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:34:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/SwordWoman-Screenshot.jpg
When a man broke into Karen Dolley’s Indianapolis home early Friday morning, she fought back — with a Japanese-style sword. She told the local Indiana NBC station that she had just gone to sleep when she...

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