<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usThu, 19 Oct 2017 06:04:44 -0400Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:04:44 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Enraged Husband Stabs, Kills Wife as Son Screams: Neighbors]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:32:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FATAL+STABBING+JERSEY+CITY+VO+TINY+-+00003125_WNBC_000000018271.jpg
A Jersey City man is facing murder and other charges after authorities say they found his 38-year-old wife stabbed to death in their apartment building hallway early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[1 Boy Killed, 1 Flung Onto Highway in NJ Hit-Run: Police]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:24:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jersey-City-Car-Crash-1018.jpg
One teenage boy was killed and another was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Jersey City Wednesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi']]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:33:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/AP_171284199158.jpg
Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack...

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<![CDATA[Former News 4 Anchor Michele Marsh Dies at 63]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:27:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/michelle-marsh-1018.jpg
Former News 4 New York anchor Michele Marsh died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. She was 63.

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<![CDATA[Dozens of Firefighters Battle Apartment Blaze, 1 Hurt: FDNY]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:31:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/APT+FIRE+BX++-+04440111_WNBC_000000018278806.jpg
Five dozen firefighters battled a raging fire in the Bronx early Thursday that seriously injured at least one person, the FDNY says.

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<![CDATA[Majority Say N. Korea Greatest Immediate Threat to US: Poll]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:29:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dotard.jpg
A majority of Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, say North Korea is the greatest immediate threat to the country according to a new NBC News/SurveryMonkey poll.That 54% is up from July, when only...

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<![CDATA[Cane, Knife-Wielding Trio Rob Men Out for Smoke Break: Cops]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:49:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cane+robbery.jpg
A trio of men armed with a cane and a knife robbed two men of everything they had while they were outside toking on cigars, police say.

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<![CDATA[These NJ, NY Bakeries Serve Some of the Top Cupcakes in US]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:01:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17009454293752.jpg
Did you know you can get some of the country’s best cupcakes right here in the tri-state?

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<![CDATA[Armani Jacket Buyer Dragged to Death From Seller's Car: NYPD]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:44:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+lights21.jpg
A 49-year-old man was dragged from a car for several blocks and later died in West Bronx on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Father, Teen Son Rescued From Sinking Boat off Long Island]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:28:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sinking-boat-Long-Island-1018.jpg
Three men were rescued from a sinking boat off of Long Island Wednesday night, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Sleeping Woman Raped in Her Own Bed in Brooklyn: NYPD]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:01:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ATTACKED+IN+BED+BX.jpg
A woman who was sleeping was raped in her own bed in Brooklyn, police say.

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<![CDATA[NY Building Evacuated After Police Find Drug Grow House]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:34:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/grow-house-yonkers-1018.jpg
A Yonkers building was evacuated Wednesday afternoon while police investigated a possible marijuana grow house.

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<![CDATA[NYPD Heading to Puerto Rico to Help With Maria Relief]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:33:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/NYPD_Heading_to_Puerto_Rico_to_Help_With_Maria_Relief.jpg
New York's Finest are heading to Puerto Rico to help with relief from Hurricane Maria. Roseanne Colletti reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Proposal Would Allow Pets on Subways Without Carriers]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:26:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Proposal_Would_Allow_Pets_on_Subways_Without_Carriers.jpg
A new proposal would allow straphangers to bring their furred friends aboard during emergencies. Adam Kuperstein reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Broken Pipe Turns NY Yard into Geyser]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:25:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Broken_Pipe_Turns_NY_Yard_into_Geyser.jpg
A Staten Island yard turned into a geyser on Wednesday after a high-pressure water main burst. Erica Byfield reports.]]>
<![CDATA[More Women Join FDNY Ranks Than Ever Before]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:24:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/More_Women_Join_FDNY_Ranks_Than_Ever_Before.jpg
More women were named probationary firefighters than in any year in history. Marc Santia reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Trial for Officer Accused in Road Rage Death to Begin]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trial_for_Officer_Accused_in_Road_Rage_Death_to_Begin.jpg
The trial for an off-duty NYPD officer accused of shooting and killing a man in a case of road rage is set to begin Thursday. Michael George reports.]]>
<![CDATA[World’s Largest Earthquake Drill to Help Millions Practice]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:35:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-859854120.jpg
The world's largest earthquake drill will take place on Thursday, with millions set to practice what to do if a massive quake hits — a scenario experts say could likely happen in Southern California in the next...

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<![CDATA[NYC Homeowner Leaves Warning on Pumpkin for Gourd Thief]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pumpkin___thief.jpg
Not everyone got through Friday the 13th unscathed.

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<![CDATA[Philando Castile Memorial Fund Is Feeding Kids for 1 Year]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:04:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-545325868-castile.jpg
A crowdfunding campaign honoring the late Philando Castile has raised enough money to pay off lunch debts at public schools across St. Paul, Minnesota, for one year. Philando Feeds the Children had raised more...

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<![CDATA[Diwali 'Festival of Lights' Celebrated Across US]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:24:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Diwali-times-square.jpg
Diwali, the "Festival of Lights" celebrated in India and across South Asia to mark the Hindu new year and which this year falls on Oct. 19, is increasingly celebrated in the United States.Cities such as...

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<![CDATA[This Is the Best Chinese Restaurant in NYC, Report Says]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:02:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/6817967233_bbdcfb2db9_b.jpg
A new report has named the best Chinese restaurant in every state.

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<![CDATA[Buck Stuck on Beach in New Jersey]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:31:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BUCK+STUCK+ON+BEACH+NJ+VO+-+01000119_WNBC_000000018270405.jpg
A buck has been stuck on a New Jersey beach all day Wednesday, hours after it was spotted roaming the streets in nearby Seaside Heights Tuesday night.The buck was seen sitting on Ortley Beach, one...

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<![CDATA[You Can Now Order a Tiny Home on Amazon]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:46:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TINY-HOUSE+10.17.jpg
Many people might not think to look for their next house on Amazon.But thanks in part to the growing popularity of small space-living, Amazon now sells a prefabricated tiny house by MODS International...

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<![CDATA[$1,000 Bagel Is Back in New York City]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNYTS-Bagel-4.jpg
The $1,000 bagel is back in New York City.The Westin New York hotel in Times Square is offering the extravagant bagel for a limited time next month, 10 years after it was first introduced on the...

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<![CDATA[Couple's Engagement Rings Survive Fire in Santa Rosa]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sam1withring.jpg
Monica Brinkerhoff was crushed.At last sight Monday, flames were licking the Santa Rosa house she shared with her wife, Sam Brinkerhoff. But when the family returned to Coffey Park two days later, only...

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<![CDATA[Woman Billed for Covered Medical Treatment]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:57:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BAQUERO+URGENT+CARE+DEBT+COLLECTORS+PKG+-+00001929_WNBC_0000000.jpg
A trip to an urgent care medical facility is supposed to be a lot less expensive than an emergency room visit. But a Manhattan senior citizen found it costly when she was billed more than $1,000, even...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Fire Leaves Immigrant Family With Nothing But Hope]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:30:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/234*120/Wildfire-family.png
Monica, a caregiver in Santa Rosa, is a renter who has lived with her family in the house since 2007. She immigrated to the United States from Guanajuato, Mexico, when she was 16 years old has been here for the...

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<![CDATA[Water Erupts From Broken Main, Cracking Nearby Windows]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:34:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHOPPER+1130AM+-+11350306_WNBC_000000018269750.jpg
A high-pressure water main break on Staten Island sent water gushing high into the air and into a neighboring home, breaking at least three windows.It's not clear what caused the main to break near...

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<![CDATA[This Is the Best Chinese Restaurant in NJ, Report Says]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:31:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/pexels-photo-175754.jpg
A new report has named the best Chinese restaurant in every state.]]>
<![CDATA[Death Toll From Northern California Fires Rises to 42]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:16:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861821222.jpg
The death toll from Northern California's destructive wildfires rose to 42 Wednesday after the remains of another person were found in Sonoma County.Spokeswoman Misti Harris said the county is working...

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