<![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-usMon, 16 Jan 2017 20:42:26 -0500Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:42:26 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hairstylist Faints Outside Midtown Shop, Hit by Fleeing Van]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:03:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/VILLEDA+HIT+AND+RUN+MN+BROLL+SOUND+-+15135623_WNBC_000000014664+copy.jpg
A barber on a cigarette break fainted and fell into traffic outside the midtown barber shop where he works Monday morning, and was hit by a van that quickly fled the scene, police say.The 51-year-old...]]>
<![CDATA[Black Vietnam Veterans Reflect on MLK's Anti-War Stance]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:17:35 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/IMG_06491.JPG
Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored as one of the fathers of the civil rights movement on Monday. Many will focus on Selma or the Montgomery bus boycott, and not his opposition to the Vietnam War, as...

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<![CDATA[Cops Look for Vandal Who Shattered NYPD Patrol Car Window]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:17:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/188-17+75+SQd+Crim+Mis+1-16-17+photo+3+copy.jpg
Police are looking for whoever shattered the window of a marked NYPD patrol car in Brooklyn Monday. Police say the patrol car was parked on the side of 215 Wortman Ave. in East New York when...

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<![CDATA[Vandals Target Home of Pastor Who Opposes Mosque in NJ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/THOMPSON+PASTOR+HOME+VANDALIZED+NJ+PKG+500+-+00001605_WNBC_0000.jpg
Some speculate the vandalism may have stemmed from Pastor John Brasile's opposition to a proposed mosque. Brian Thompson reports]]>
<![CDATA[Police Step Up Fight Against Gangs in Brentwood]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:19:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PASQUARELLA+GANG+VIOLENCE+PKG+-+00020629_WNBC_000000014666168.jpg
Police on Long Island say they're making progress in the fight against gangs by putting pressure on the streets. Natalie Pasquarella has more from Brentwood on how officers are targeting criminals to rid...]]>
<![CDATA[Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Ditches Trump Inauguration ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:05:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/Bruce_Springsteen1.jpg
The B Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band from New Jersey, has announced it is withdrawing from performing at the Trump inauguration gala.

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<![CDATA[Masked Gunman Attacks Woman Waiting in Car: Police]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:48:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ALIYU+WOMEN+ATTCKED+WC++-+15263209_WNBC_000000014663395.jpg
A masked gunman entered a woman's car as she was waiting for a friend in Westchester, and pulled her into the backseat before her friend showed up and scared him off, police say. Police say it...

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<![CDATA[Transport Workers Union and MTA Reach 11th Hour Deal]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:21:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578053016_edited-1.jpg
The MTA has reached a "tentative" deal with the Transport Workers Union after the deadline for contract negotiations expired overnight.

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<![CDATA[4th Pedestrian Killed on NJ Roadway in 5 Months]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:32:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MAXFIELD+FATAL+PEDESTRIAN+STRUCK+NJ+5P+PKG+-+16361902_WNBC_0000.jpg
A young man was struck and killed while crossing Route 22 in Bridgewater, New Jersey Sunday night, police say, marking the fourth pedestrian death on the stretch of road in the last five months.The...

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<![CDATA[Wife of Orlando Mass Shooting Gunman Arrested in California]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:23:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/noor_blurred.jpg
The wife of Orlando mass shooting gunman Omar Mateen was arrested on Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area in connection to helping her husband, who was behind the country's deadliest gun massacre this summer.

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<![CDATA[Trump Meets King's Son on MLK Day ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:16:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP+TOWER+MONDAY+FEED+PT5+-+13541928_WNBC_000000014662364.jpg
The son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says he had a "very constructive" meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on the holiday marking King's life.]]>
<![CDATA[Pulse Gunman's Wife Arrested]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PulseWife0116_MP4-148460422262600001.jpg
The FBI has arrested the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen. Noor Salman was taken into custody in San Francisco. Salman is charged with aiding and abetting by providing material support to a terrorist...]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Gator Spotted in Nature Preserve in Florida]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:26:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/011617+massive+gator+lakeland.jpg
Footage of an alligator that looks almost too massive to be real was posted to the Lakeland Police's Facebook page Monday.According to the post, Kim Joiner was taking an afternoon stroll Sunday in the Circle B...

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<![CDATA[American Shot in Istanbul ID'd]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:20:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/William+Jacob+Raak_21997574.jpg
A Delaware business owner celebrating New Year's Eve in Istanbul said he survived a massacre at a nightclub there by playing dead after being shot in the leg. "I was shot on the ground," William Jacob...

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<![CDATA[Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:51:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017418217_1200x675_855830083795.jpg
Thousands of people across the country paid homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr. At a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the crowd sang "We Shall Overcome" after walking the wreath...]]>
<![CDATA[Child Suffers Broken Leg in School Bus v. NJT Bus Crash]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:43:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHOPPER+FEED+930A+bus+accident+nj+-+09453423_WNBC_0000000146579.jpg
Multiple injuries have been reported in New Jersey crash involving a school bus and a transit bus.]]>
<![CDATA[Rep. John Lewis Speaks at Miami Event Amid Trump Controversy]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:35:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-157149351.jpg
Friday, Lewis sat down with NBC’s Chuck Todd and questioned Trump’s legitimacy as president, adding he plans to join with other Democrats in boycotting Trump’s inauguration.

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<![CDATA[5 Killed in Nightclub Shooting at Mexican Resort: Police]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:44:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17016534667693.jpg
A gunman killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, a Mexican police officer said.The shooting occurred outside the Blue Parrot...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Arrive in DC for White House Visit]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:09:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631831536.jpg
The Chicago Cubs arrived to the nation's capital Sunday night ahead of a planned Monday visit with President Barack Obama at the White House in the final days of his presidency.

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<![CDATA['Little Nicky' Scarfo Dies at 87]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:46:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Nicodemo-Scarfo.jpg
Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo died in prison at the age of 87, according to his attorney. Scarfo’s attorney told NBC10 his client passed away Friday at the Federal Medical Center...

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<![CDATA[Robber Crawls Through Window, Steals $4,700 in Phones: Cops]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BxCellphoneThief.jpg
Police are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a Boost Mobile store and stole $4,700 worth of smartphones in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Signals ‘Insurance for Everybody’]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:56:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumpAP_163490817185542.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump said he is working on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that would seek to provide "insurance for everybody," The Washington Post reported Sunday night.Trump made...

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<![CDATA[Trump Quickly Recalling Ambassadors Is ‘Risky Move’: Experts]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/011317+donald+trump+miami.jpg
A plan by Donald Trump to toss out dozens of ambassadors on the day he takes office risks months of uncertainty in some of the most sensitive parts of the world, according to several experts, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[2 Men Wanted in Queens Stabbing: NYPD]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:47:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police+Siren+Generic+123.jpg
Police are searching for two men wanted in the stabbing and robbery of a woman in Queens on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Top New Jersey Lawmakers Join Rally to Save 'Obamacare' ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:13:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/booker-menendez-crop.jpg
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday at a raucous rally in Newark to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle and replace President Barack Obama's health care law.

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<![CDATA[Two Garbagemen Bring Hope to Family of a Girl With Cancer]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:08:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stockgarbagefeuerherd.jpg
Rosie Evenson of Blue Earth, Minnesota, who turns 4 this month, was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer in September 2016. Rosie's mother, Angie Evenson, says all three of her daughters have, for years, had...

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<![CDATA[Dog Stays by Owner's Side for 20 Hours After He Fell on Ice]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:28:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dogpawsstockphoto.jpg
What was supposed to be a quick dash to get some firewood turned into a 20-hour, near-death ordeal after a man fell in the snow and broke his neck outside his northern Michigan home, the Today Show...

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<![CDATA[Photos Help Family Remember Twin Who Died After 11 Days]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:37:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stockbabyfeuerherd.jpg
When Lyndsay and Matthew Brentlinger took home their newborn twins a few days after Christmas, they knew that baby William’s days would be short. Even though he looked perfect and healthy, he had a severe heart...

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