<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:39:46 -0400 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:39:46 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chelsea-Abduction-Suspect-Inset-2.jpg
Police are looking for a woman who allegedly tried to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stevens+tech+mumps.jpg
A college campus in northern New Jersey is on alert after eight fraternity brothers were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/suspect-teen-boy-shot.jpg
Police say they are questioning a man in connection to a daytime shooting in Brooklyn where a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus was hit by errant bullets.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Seek Suspect in Bodega Clerk Slaying]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bushwick+bodega+suspect.jpg
A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton Expecting a Baby]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:05:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/198*120/chelsea-clinton-pregnant.JPG
The Clintons are going to be grandparents -- Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child later this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Napping Burglary Suspect Arrested on Long Island: Police]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:10:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuffs12.jpg
A suspected burglar was arrested on Long Island Thursday after he was found napping in his car with stolen lottery tickets, police say.

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:58:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once worked as the baseball-headed mascot.

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<![CDATA[Deliveryman Critically Hurt in East Harlem Hit-Run]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:10:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/east+harlem+hit+run+bicyclist.jpg
A restaurant delivery worker riding a bicycle was struck and hurt by a vehicle that fled the scene in East Harlem Thursday evening, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Party Bus Owner Blasts Drunk Teens Who Trashed Bus]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:41:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/party+bus+trashed+teens.jpg
The owner of a coach bus company whose employee was arrested after police discovered he was driving a party bus full of drunk teenagers, beer and liquor says it's the teenagers who should be...]]>
<![CDATA[Dad Unable to Walk After Hit-Run, Searches for Driver]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:01:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/man+hit+wheelchair+garden+city.jpg
A 54-year-old Long Island welder who was critically injured in a hit-and-run in February has released surveillance video of the crash in the hope that someoene will be able to identify the driver.]]>
<![CDATA[911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Calif. Bus Crash]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/AP619076443222.jpg
The 911 calls released Thursday reveal audible cries of fear in the moments after the fiery California bus crash that claimed 10 lives while en route to Humboldt State University last Thursday. Ths

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<![CDATA[Cabbie Accused of Avoiding 3,000 Bridge Tolls ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:46:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GENERIC-CAB.gif
A New York City taxi driver is accused of avoiding bridge tolls more than 3,000 times in two years by tailgating cars in front of him and slipping through the tollbooth before the barrier came down, prosecutors...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Bears Eat From Birdfeeder in NJ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/206*120/bears-birdfeeder.JPG
Three black bears surprised a New Jersey neighborhood when they boldly ran through several backyards, climbing fences and snuffling around a birdfeeder, which was caught on video by a local landscaper. ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Robbed, Punched in Manhattan Building: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/762-14+Robbery+7th+Pct+11-15-14.jpg
Police are searching for a robber who punched a 65-year-old man, causing him to fall down a staircase, and stole the victim's wallet containing $1,600 and credit cards inside a Chinatown building Tuesday. ]]>
<![CDATA[Kittens Survive Accidental Mailing]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:32:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cox+kittens+3.jpg
These two kittens are just a few weeks old, but they’ve already taken the trip of a lifetime. A worker at Cox Communications in San Diego County discovered the kittens inside a box of

Photo Credit: San Diego Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[Courtroom Erupts After Conviction]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:57:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AlHimidi-Verdict-1.jpg
A broken family’s screams erupted in a San Diego courtroom after a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant who killed his wife. As the defendant cried out in Arabic "not guilty,"...

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<![CDATA[Judge Laughs at Man Named Cocaine]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:41:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000012359097_1200x675_229639747887.jpg
Broward County, Fla. Judge John Hurley was surprised to hear that a man who appeared in a bond court to face charges of illegal possession of Xanax was named Edward Cocaine.]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter Battle NJ House Fire]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/passaic+fire+little+falls.jpg
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Little Falls, N.J.]]>
<![CDATA[Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bank-Robbery-Spree-NY.jpg
Two men robbed two banks and tried to hit two others over a two-hour period in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Plane Evacuated at JFK After Bomb Threat: Officials]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JFK-airport.jpg
A plane was evacuated at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday evening after a bomb threat was made, officials say.

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<![CDATA[4 Teens Expelled After Confederate Flag, Blackface ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/022014-school_generic.jpg
Four Catholic high school students on Long Island have been expelled after two senior boys brought a Confederate flag to a school event and two sophomore girls posted a blackface photo on social media,...

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<![CDATA[4 New Jersey Men Arrested in Child Porn Sting]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:45:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/computer-keyboard-generic-0.jpg
Four New Jersey men face a range of child pornography charges after they were arrested in what prosecutors called a "drag net" aimed at snaring suspects who use and share the images online.]]>
<![CDATA[Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:18:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bratton+jaywalk.jpg
Less than four months after officers started cracking down on jaywalkers in New York City, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is telling officers to use more discretion when stopping people who cross the...

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<![CDATA[Condom Shortage in Cuba]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WEB_CONDOMS_BY_MAIL.png
The latest food and product shortage to rock Cubans is being felt in the bedroom. Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The...]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Drives Van Into River: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:05:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Delaware-River-Mom.jpg
A mother was arrested after she allegedly tried to kill her three children by driving into the Delaware River. Police say 49-year-old Joann Smith was driving her van in Florence Township, N.J around 6:30 p.m. on

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<![CDATA[Sketch of Suspect in Midtown Jewelry Heist Released]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:42:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/margo-manhattan-jewelry-store-robbery-inset.jpg
Police have released a composite sketch of the man who they say robbed an upscale midtown Manhattan jewelry store last week, tying up a worker and stealing more than $54,000 worth of merchandise.]]>
<![CDATA[Salsa Singer Cheo Feliciano Killed in Crash]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:02:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP070907056835.jpg
Puerto Rican salsa singer Cheo Feliciano died in a car crash early Thursday morning, Telemundo Puerto Rico has confirmed.

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