<![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 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:41:02 -0400 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:41:02 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Killed in Boat Explosion on L.I.]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:15:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/port-washington-boat-explosion.jpg
A teenager, a 20-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man died in a three-vehicle collision on a busy New Jersey road Tuesday after the teenager lost control of his car and veered into oncoming traffic going...

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Residents Warned of Rabid Raccoon]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:22:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/raccoons+bensonhurst.jpg
The claws are coming out, but what’s a little rough-housing between two really adorable friends? Cheetah cub Ruuxa and his dog pal Raina, now over three months old, are getting the chance to explore new areas of...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Cops Release Video of Suspect in 3 Punch Attacks]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:12:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/knockout+attack+hackensack.jpg
Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.

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<![CDATA[Giant Palestinian Flag Unfurled From Manhattan Bridge]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:05:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/palestine-Flag-Manhattan-Bridge.jpg
A 75-year-old man was killed Wednesday when a boat exploded in a Long Island marina, Nassau police said.

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<![CDATA[Worker Rescued in 2nd Ave Subway Construction Accident]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:02:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/worker+rescued+2nd+avenue.jpg
A construction worker was trapped waist-deep in mud for four hours at a Second Avenue subway construction site 75 feet below ground Tuesday, and FDNY officials said the rescue was among the most difficult...]]>
<![CDATA[Health Aide Caught on Camera Abusing Stroke Victim]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:36:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/health+care+aide+abuse.jpg
A prosecutor says a man took the law in his own hands after a wreck that killed his two sons.

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<![CDATA[Victims in Head-On Crash That Sent Car Airborne ID'd]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/freehold+accident+aug+19.jpg
A veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb, authorities say. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported...]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter Cheers Mo'ne Davis at LLWS]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP35427040879.jpg
One of the founding members of the Taney Youth Baseball Association shares the history of the league.

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<![CDATA[Officer Who Beat Woman Disciplined]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:16:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chp-officer-hitting-woman-10-freeway-video-youtube.jpg
A woman who was repeatedly punched in the head by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a Southern California freeway says she feared for her life. "He was trying to kill me, he was trying to...]]>
<![CDATA[Special Ed Kids Had to Sort Trash]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:49:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trash-Bins-Hansen.jpg
Parents of special education students in a Southern California city say they were outraged to learn their children had been sorting trash as a school activity. The Press-Enterprise reported Wednesday that Jurupa...

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<![CDATA[2 Charged in School Shooting Plot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:59:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/editsouthpashighschools.jpg
Two teenage boys accused of planning a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School were determined to kill people on the campus, officials said Tuesday. School and police officials began investigating...

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<![CDATA["Affluenza" Teen's Father Arrested for Impersonating an Officer]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:57:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/frederick-couch-inset.jpg
Got $25? You could just buy yourself a sailboat, thanks to the U.S. Navy. As part of a government liquidation, the U.S. Department of Defense is auctioning off a 50-foot sailboat to the highest bidder.

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<![CDATA[Calif. Patient May Have Ebola Virus]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:48:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola.jpg
First-time parents Jenna Gassew and Dan Haley are making the most of Jenna's pregnancy. Just two months after the Pennsylvania pair found out they were expecting, doctors gave the young couple the news...

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<![CDATA[Swastikas Spray-Painted Outside Catholic School]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/anti+semitic+graffiti+suspect+staten+island.JPG
Police are searching for three men who walked into a luxury watch store inside Westchester Mall in broad daylight, smashed the display case and made off with at least $315,000 worth of big-ticket watches. ]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Robber Sneaks Up on Stroller-Pushing Mom: Cops]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:22:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Stroller-Robbery-NYC.jpg
Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson credited community elders and the clergy with helping to bring a “different dynamic” to a tenth night of protests in Ferguson over the police killing of Michael...]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Reunited With Wedding Photos Lost in Sandy]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:45:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sandy+photo+reunion.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Pouring Gas on Cars at NY Club: Police]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:35:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handcuff+generic.JPG
An armed robber is being sought in a string of robberies that occurred in a two-hour span in the Bronx, including one targeting a mother pushing her baby in a stroller, police say.

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<![CDATA[Cops Hear Gunshot, Arrest Slaying Suspect at Scene: NYPD]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:34:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/South-Jamaica-Shooting.jpg
The New Jersey fire official accused of hitting and seriously hurting three children in a crosswalk in May has pleaded guilty to careless driving.]]>
<![CDATA[Eric Garner Death Case Will Go to Grand Jury, DA Says]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:51:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/donovan+garner.jpg
A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.

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<![CDATA[Compton OKs AR-15s for School Cops]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 07:47:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AR-15_Rifle.jpg
Three students were hurt when a child fired an officer's rifle during a safety presentation at a Southern California elementary school Wednesday, authorities said. It happened about 11:15

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<![CDATA[Fire Official Pleads Guilty in Accident That Hurt 3 Kids]]> Sat, 24 May 2014 11:16:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/robert+rawls+new+brunswick.jpg
The local fire director whose lengthy record of accidents, license suspensions and traffic violations was uncovered by NBC 4 New York last week after he hit three children crossing a street with his SUV said in...]]>
<![CDATA[NJT Train Derailment in Montclair Causing Delays]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/montclair+backup+train.jpg
Repair crews worked overnight to get trains running normally again after a New Jersey Transit train derailed Tuesday afternoon in Montclair.

Photo Credit: Patrick Del Negro]]>
<![CDATA[Brazen Thieves Steal $315K in Rolexes at NY Mall]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:52:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/westchester+mall+smash+grab.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Autistic Boy Missing for 11 Days Found in East Harlem: Cops]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:02:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/missing+autistic+teen1.jpg
The body of a pregnant Marine wife missing for nearly two months has been discovered at the bottom of a mine shaft, authorities said Monday. The victim's former neighbor and alleged lover Christopher Lee,...

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