<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usMon, 30 May 2016 08:37:57 -0400Mon, 30 May 2016 08:37:57 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Violent Night in New York City; At Least 8 Shot: Police]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 06:51:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYC+shootings+multiple.jpg
Gunfire erupted across a muggy New York City Sunday night in a series of shootings that spanned from upper Manhattan down to Staten Island, police say.

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<![CDATA[Tri-State Region Faces Soggy Memorial Day, Storm Team 4 Says]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 06:09:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/gr2.jpg
The hot, sunny weather enjoyed by throngs of beach-goers during the weekend comes to a close after midnight when rain clouds move into the area from the southwest.

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The best news images from around the tri-state.

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<![CDATA[Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 18:25:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NCFlooding.jpg
Five people were killed and at least three others were reported missing after heavy rain hammered the Plains states, triggering flooding over the holiday weekend, NBC News reported. Four bodies were discovered

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<![CDATA[Rainy Forecast Forces Parade Cancellations]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 05:57:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/memorial+day2.jpg
A rainy forecast for Memorial Day in the tri-state area has prompted several communities to cancel parades.

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<![CDATA[Veterans Rally to Clean Mural]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 00:23:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/184*120/vets-mural-052916.JPG
Word of a vandalized Vietnam memorial in Venice, California, inspired veterans - some as far as Arizona - to clean up the spray-painted mess ahead of Memorial Day on Sunday. Instead of spending Memorial...

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<![CDATA[Nice Weather Had Crowds Flocking to Jersey Shore Beaches]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 06:56:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nj+beaches+1.jpg
Thousands packed beaches along the Jersey Shore to enjoy the 70-degree temperatures. On the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk, 10-year-old Zamir Weems said he had an "awesome" day hanging out with friends.]]>
<![CDATA[ Libertarian Party Chairman Hopeful Strips on Stage, Live TV]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:46:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LibertarianConvention-AP_428138676168.jpg
A candidate for chairman for the Libertarian Party stripped his clothes on live TV before dropping out of the race on Sunday, NBC News reported. James Weeks was supporting the vice presidential campaign...

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<![CDATA[Railroad Bridge Struck by Boat Causes Amtrak Delays]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 01:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/52916bridge.jpg
Amtrak briefly suspended service on its Empire line after a railroad bridge struck by a boat at the northern tip of Manhattan.

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<![CDATA[Possible Shark Attack in SoCal]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 20:38:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/corona-del-mar-shark-052916.JPG
A three-mile stretch of the shoreline at Corona del Mar State Beach in Southern California was closed late Sunday afternoon after a swimmer was apparently bitten by a shark, Newport Beach lifeguards said.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Corliss Flies Through Target on China's Great Wall]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 21:44:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JebCorliss-GettyImages-501529908.jpg
Daredevil Jeb Corliss ripped through a target on China’s Great Wall on Sunday, NBC News reported. The 40-year old's stunt included skydiving from a helicopter dressed in a wingsuit. Corliss said he wanted to

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<![CDATA[Dozens Displaced in Suspicious Mount Vernon Fire]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 19:18:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/firefirefirwe.png
Dozens of residents were staying in a Westchester County shelter Sunday after a fire that officials are calling suspicious destroyed two homes and damaged a third.]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders Doesn't Say No to Hypothetical Clinton VP Slot]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 19:13:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BernieSandersMTP.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he won’t rule out the possibility of being Hillary Clinton’s running mate."Here we are in California, I'm knocking my brains out to win the Democratic...

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<![CDATA[University Says No to NYPD Gunfire Sensors on Campus]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 17:33:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Columbia4.jpg
Columbia University has balked at an NYPD request to use rooftops on campus as locations for sensors capable of detecting gunfire in the city.

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<![CDATA[Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data? ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 17:27:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/VoiceRecorderAircraft-GettyImages-461475586%281%29.jpg
The use of black boxes to record critical flight data is striking many experts as antiquated, even though technology exists to stream information from an aircraft to a ground computer, according to NBC

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<![CDATA[Woman Tries to Lure Girl, 3, Away from Mom in Brooklyn]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 01:05:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/198*120/52916abduct.jpg
Authorities are searching for a woman accused of trying to lure a 3-year-old girl away from her mother on a Brooklyn street Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Gorilla Seemed to Protect Boy Who Fell Into Enclosure: Witness]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 07:30:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cincinnati-Gorilla-.jpg
exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo said the ape appeared to be protecting the child before being shot, NBC News reported. "I don't know if the screaming did it or too many people hanging on the edge, if he thought...

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<![CDATA[Driver Stopped for Traffic Violation Found with Counterfeit Bills: Cops]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 16:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/200*120/52916counterfeit.jpg
A Long Island man pulled over for a traffic infraction faces a slate of charges accusing him of having fraudulent credit cards and counterfeit twenty-dollar bills, police said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Gunman at Large After L.I.E. Road Rage Shooting: Police]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 12:46:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/LIE-Shooting.png
A motorcyclist shot a man in a car three times while on the Long Island Expressway in what police are calling a case of road rage.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Veterans' Mural Defaced]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:18:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/mural-vets-ruined.jpg
A mural in Venice, California, honoring 2,273 Vietnam veterans was destroyed ahead of Memorial Day, leaving residents outraged. Cleanup was planned Sunday after extensive graffiti, with a thick sheen of...

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<![CDATA[3 Shot After Argument Escalates Between Frat, Group: Police]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 14:25:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/courtland.png
Three men were shot inside a Bronx park Saturday after an argument escalated between members of a fraternity and another group as they held separate barbecues, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 10:14:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Tropical+Storm+Bonnie+Radar.png
Tropical storm Bonnie was downgraded Sunday morning as it headed toward the South Carolina coast, packing maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as of 8 a.m. Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said, NBC News...
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<![CDATA[Man Sexually Abused Woman in Manhattan Elevator: Police]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 12:05:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/elevator-guy.png
Authorities are searching for a man accused of sexually abusing a woman in a Manhattan elevator.

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<![CDATA[Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 17:49:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/181*120/52816coprob.jpg
An off-duty NYPD officer traded gunshots with a gang of thieves who had robbed him early Saturday morning in Brooklyn, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 10:40:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/split2-clinton-sanders.jpg
Vermont Bernie Sanders warned democratic rival Hillary Clinton that her pick for running mate will be critical to winning over his supporters going into the general election.During an interview to air...

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<![CDATA[SoCal Schools Probe Animal Abuse]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 15:43:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Goat+Pomona+05.28.16.JPG
Officials are investigating two incidents of possible animal cruelty at Southern California high schools, and at least one of them may have been part of a senior prank, authorities said.Baby, a 5-year-old...

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<![CDATA[Officials Recover Small Vintage Plane From Hudson]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 21:06:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/AP_16149568884659_edited-1.jpg
Officials removed a small vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard.

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<![CDATA[Man Runs 50 Marathons in 50 States]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:59:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/marathon+dad+0528.jpg
A west suburban Chicago man has completed a lofty goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. On Saturday, Kevin Ely of Geneva, Illinois, ran the 34th annual Bayshore Marathon in Traverse City, Michigan, the...

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