<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 29 Jul 2016 03:56:03 -0400Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:56:03 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[City Investigating 2 Legionnaires' Cases in Harlem]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:47:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/193*120/72816disease.jpg
City health officials are investigating two cases of Legionnaires' disease that emerged late last year and earlier this year at an apartment complex in Harlem.

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<![CDATA[Man Comatose After Fender-Bender Road Rage: Family]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:21:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/226*120/72816comatose.jpg
A 68-year-old man is hospitalized in a coma after a confrontation with a driver over a fender-bender in Queens.

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<![CDATA[DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:39:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-584274482-construction.jpg
To President Barack Obama, she is a leader who will “blast through glass ceilings.” To former President Bill Clinton, she is the “best darn change agent” he has ever seen. To former New York City Mayor...

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<![CDATA[Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNC]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:46:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hillary+clinton+acepta+2.jpg
On the night Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination for president, Clinton and other Democrats played loose with some facts

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<![CDATA[Robbers Tie up Woman, Assault Man in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:30:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BROOKLYN+ROBBERY+2.jpg
Police are searching for two men who violently robbed a business in Williamsburg.]]>
<![CDATA[More Than 80 Pot Plants Seized From Staten Island Home: NYPD]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:02:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pot+plants+staten+island.jpg
Police seized dozens of marijuana plants from a home on Staten Island, the NYPD says.

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<![CDATA[DNC Hack Exposes Vulnerabilities in Voting Systems]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/Hacker+Stock.jpg
Although they say it’s unlikely foreign groups could hack into U.S. voting machines, officials are alarmed that the Democratic Party email hack has exposed vulnerabilities in the electoral voting system’s...

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Man Who Lured Schoolgirl Into Car]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:36:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/207*120/72816lured.jpg
A man who lured a young schoolgirl into his car in Queens is being sought by police, though he released her after driving several blocks.

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<![CDATA[NYPD Seeks 2 Women in Bias-Assault Aboard Subway Train]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:34:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/199*120/72816hate.jpg
Police are asking for the public's help to identify two female suspects who they say committed a bias-assault against an Asian college student last month aboard a subway train in Manhattan.

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<![CDATA[Trans Activist Makes DNC History]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:54:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-584262470.jpg
Before Hillary Clinton could take the stage Thursday night in Philadelphia to give a historic speech, a Wilmington, Delaware, native made some history of her own when she stood at the podium and said, "My...

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<![CDATA[Protesters Halt Olympic Torch Relay in Brazil]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:26:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-579466538-rio.jpg
The passage of the Olympic torch through a southeastern Brazilian city was cut short Wednesday as police clashed with protesters who oppose the spending of federal funds on the Rio Games.

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<![CDATA[Drowning Boy, 8, Pulled from JCC Pool: Authorities]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:12:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/194*120/72816drowning.jpg
Lifeguards pulled an eight-year-old boy out of a swimming pool at a Jewish Community Center in New Jersey Thursday afternoon when he began to experience a medical problem, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Corpse Flower Blooms; Hold Your Nose]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:21:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/corpse-flower-botanical-gardens.jpg
The much anticipated blooming of Amorphophallus titanum, also known as the corpse flower, began Thursday afternoon at the New York Botanical Garden.

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<![CDATA[Dead Person Found Under Bed in NYC Home]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:17:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police+Siren+Generic+123.jpg
A person was found dead underneath a bed in a Bronx bedroom Thursday, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Russian Intelligence Hacked DNC Emails: Top U.S. Officials]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:12:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/97868689-hillary-clinton-vladimir-putin-2010.jpg
Senior U.S. national security officials tell NBC News they are confident that Russian intelligence agencies hacked the Democratic National Committee. The open question, they say, is whether those same...

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<![CDATA[4 Hours to Renew a License? Computer Issues Plague NJ MVC]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:24:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lodi+lines.jpg
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission's offices were unable to process drivers license transactions because of computer problems for part of the day Thursday, spurring long lines and high tensions.

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<![CDATA[Severe Storms Loom as Finale to Tri-State's Long Heat Wave]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:43:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/storms+nyc.jpg
Flash Flooding and severe thunderstorms loom as possible headaches for the Friday morning commute and Storm Team 4 says the foul weather will likely begin a weekend washout that could bring several inches...

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<![CDATA[Millennials Cause Home Ownership to Drop ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:59:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/house_home_+for_sale_owner_generic.jpg
The nation’s home ownership rate fell to its all-time low, and could drop further in the months to come, NBC News reported. The rate fell to 62.9 percent, the same as it was in 1965, when the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Trans Activist Sarah McBride to Make History at DNC]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:01:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*123/GettyImages-466368220.jpg
Sarah McBride will make history Thursday night when she takes center stage in Philadelphia as the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Trump Jr. Says Obama Lifted Line From His RNC Speech]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:37:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-577716054.jpg
Donald Trump Jr. suggested Thursday that President Obama lifted a phrase from his Republican National Convention speech. Donald Trump's son pointed out that his RNC speech and Obama's remarks at the Democratic...

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<![CDATA[Man With Gun at Port Authority: 'Let's Off Some Cops']]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:08:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PORT+AUTHORITY+BUS+TERMINAL2.jpg
A man smoking marijuana with an acquaintance at the Port Authority bus terminal allegedly said, "Let's off some cops" and showed the friend a gun inside his bag, law enforcement sources say.]]>
<![CDATA[North Korea Warns US Over Kim Jong Un Sanctions]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:02:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KimJongUn-AP_16189285702419.jpg
North Korea said Washington has declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, according to a diplomat who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Peru Swears in Kuczynski as New President]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:38:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KuzynskiPeru-AP_16210598165121.jpg
After winning just over 50 percent of the vote, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will be sworn in on Thursday as Peru’s new president, NBC News reported. Peru's economy has been on the rise and candidates like PPK...

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<![CDATA[NYC Man Accused of Trying to Rape 8-Year-Old]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:35:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sleeping+girl+sex+assault+attempt.jpg
A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempted rape after authorities said someone broke into an 8-year-old East Harlem girl's room and tried to sexually assault her.]]>
<![CDATA[FDA Issues Safety Alert for Hair Conditioner]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:41:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-495243884.jpg
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of hair loss, balding, rash and other issues stemming from the use of WEN by Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioners, a line of products by a Los...

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<![CDATA[DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:39:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583840420.jpg
President Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump's vision of America Wednesday night as he endorsed Hillary Clinton, telling Democrats Trump was betting he could get win in November by scaring enough people...

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<![CDATA[Teen Dies After Seeing 2 Others Killed in Chicago Block Party Shooting]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:16:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Back+of+the+YArds.png
A 16-year-old girl died of an asthma attack after witnessing a shooting at a block party in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood that also left two others dead and two wounded, police said.Police say...

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<![CDATA[Obama Says He Doesn't Eat Exactly 7 Almonds Every Night]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:00:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Screen-Shot-2016-07-28-at-11.55.39-AM.jpg
President Barack Obama steers clear of soda and potato chips and prefers almonds as a snack, but contrary to a recent media report, he say she does not count out exactly seven almonds every night.
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<![CDATA[Mysterious Light in California Sky Was Chinese Rocket]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:30:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/234*120/mustery-light-streak.JPG
A mysterious light that streaked across the sky Wednesday night, igniting a social media firestorm from California to Nevada and Utah, was a Chinese rocket re-entering Earth's atmosphere, according to U.S.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Flames Shoot Out of Engine on American Flight]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:43:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AA_Emergency_landing.jpg
An American Airlines flight landed safely back at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport late Wednesday after sparks were seen shooting from one of its engines.]]>