<![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-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 22:01:09 -0400Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:01:09 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/weiner-abedin-split-0829.jpg
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.

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<![CDATA[Russians Hacked 2 US Voter Databases: Officials]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:45:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/181*120/sjelex1.jpg
Hackers based in Russia were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration databases, U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News.One official said the attacks have been attributed to Russian...]]>
<![CDATA[Sixers Increase Reward for Shooting]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:56:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Gabby+Hill-Carter.jpg
The FBI and the Philadelphia 76ers gave money to increase the reward for information on the death of a young girl who was shot and killed in Camden, New Jersey, last week.Camden County Police announced Monday...

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<![CDATA[False Alarms Expose Danger of Panicked Evacuations]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:34:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/160828-lax-airport-scare.JPG
Recent false alarms scares in US airports have exposed the lack of training and preparation for large evacuations of people in public areas, travel experts told NBC News.It has happened three times at...

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<![CDATA[Two Allegedly Drunk US Pilots Free on Bail in Scotland]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:09:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/united+airlines+logo.jpg
Two U.S. pilots were freed on bail Monday in a Scottish court after they were arrested as they were preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey while allegedly under the influence of alcohol, court officials...

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<![CDATA[Fox News Calls Tantaros an 'Opportunist' in Lawsuit Response]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:36:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ailes-GettyImages-142710763.jpg
Fox News Channel says Andrea Tantaros is not a "victim" but "an opportunist" in its response to the sexual-harassment lawsuit filed last week by the former Fox News host.In that response, filed Monday in...

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<![CDATA[Inmates Escape From Detention Center in Louisiana]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:13:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mugs3NatchitochesParishSheriffOffice.jpg
A manhunt was underway in northwestern Louisiana early Monday for three "dangerous" inmates who scaled razor-wire fences to escape prison over the weekend.The trio escaped from the Natchitoches Parish...

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<![CDATA[Driver for Nonprofit Gunned Down on Brooklyn Street]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:41:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/boroughparkdrivershot.jpg
A driver for a nonprofit that provides transportation for homeless women was gunned down on a Brooklyn street as he dropped a woman off Monday afternoon, police said.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 4 Hurt in NJ Shore Shooting That Led Victims to Wawa]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:39:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Atlantic+County+Shooting+Wawa+Truck_20668217.jpg
A man is dead and four others hurt in a shooting that led victims to a New Jersey Wawa for help, officials said.

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<![CDATA[2 Hurt in Long Island Deck Collapse]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:48:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DECK-COLLAPSE-0829.jpg
Residents in one Long Island town are calling over illegally converted apartments after two people were hurt in a deck collapse late last week.

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<![CDATA[Widow of Slain Oregon Occupier Files Lawsuit]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:39:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Robert-Ficium-Oregon-AP_200673732289.jpg
The widow of an anti-government activist who helped take over an Oregon wildlife refuge and was later killed in a confrontation with law enforcement says her husband's civil rights were violated and she intends...

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<![CDATA[PA Flood Leaves House Teetering, Family Stuck on Roof]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:29:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_paflooding0829_1920x1080.jpg
Homeowners spend hours on roof waiting for rescue after floodwaters wash away home's foundation.]]>
<![CDATA[MTA Launches 'Subway Reads' to Tout Wi-Fi at Stations]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:22:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GenericBooks.jpg
The MTA wants to help you find a summer read.The transit authority and Penguin Random House on Sunday launched a website called Subway Reads, which allows straphangers to download and read book excerpts...

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<![CDATA[Gene Wilder: Comedy Genius of the Silver Screen]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GeneWilder-PeterBoyle-YoungFrankenstein-1974-Twentieth-sm.jpg
Gene Wilder was best known for his roles in the movies "Young Frankenstein," "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Blazing Saddles," among other classics. He died on Aug.

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<![CDATA[Two Existing Drugs Might Stop Zika Infection]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:47:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BabyZika-AP_698041135257.jpg
A drug already on the market to treat worm infections and another being tested against liver diseases may also help treat Zika virus infections, researchers reported Monday.The findings are a rare bit of good...

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<![CDATA[35K Die in Traffic Crashes in '15, Ending 50-Year Decline]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:47:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/crosswalk+generic.jpg
More than 35,000 people died in traffic crashes nationwide in 2015, ending a five-decade trend of declining fatalities with a 7.2 percent increase in deaths over the previous year, federal officials say.

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<![CDATA[10,000th Syrian Refugee to Arrive in US Monday]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:22:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/topNews-AP_16125631189870.jpg
The 10,000th Syrian refugee will arrive in the U.S. on Monday — meeting a humanitarian goal the Obama administration set last year."On behalf of the President and his Administration, I extend the warmest...

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Players Find Possible Murder Victim in Cemetery]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:32:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_pokemonbody0829_1500x845.jpg
"Pokemon Go" players stumble upon a man's body in a historic Texas cemetery. WOAI's Andrew Lofholm reports.]]>
<![CDATA[College Student From Brooklyn Killed in Cornell Brawl]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:45:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cornell-image.jpg
An Ithaca College student is dead and another injured after they were stabbed in a brawl early Sunday on Cornell University’s campus, police and school officials said.

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<![CDATA[Therapy Dog Takes the Stand With Witness in SC ]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:24:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_courtdoga0829_1920x1080.jpg
A therapy dog named Roma became the first dog in South Carolina to take the stand with a witness during the trial of Robert Joe Frost, who is accused of killing his stepfather.]]>
<![CDATA[Condo Resident Miffed Over $50 Fine for Swimming With Wife]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:13:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pool-generic-drowning-042216.jpg
A 69-year-old former postal worker and his wife are among the non-Jewish residents of a New Jersey condominium complex frustrated by rules that limit mixed-sex swimming to two hours per day Sunday through...]]>
<![CDATA[Regular Service Resumes After Water Disrupts 8 Subway Lines]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc-subway-generic.jpg
Eight subway lines were disrupted for nearly two hours Monday morning due to water and signal problems at one of the mass transit system's busiest stations.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:32:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_778476028199.jpg
Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans — one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse — raising more questions about what policies the GOP...

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<![CDATA[Marc Anthony Cries in Concert Over Juan Gabriel's Death]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:38:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/marc-anthony-radio-city.jpg
The death of legendary singer Juan Gabriel this weekend moved people around the world to tears - including fellow icon Marc Anthony.

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<![CDATA[2 Shot Outside Deli Near Clintons' Chappaqua Home]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:54:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance_generic3.jpg
Two people were wounded after a man opened fire with a shotgun in front of a deli about a mile from the Clintons' Chappaqua home Monday, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Police Descend on Inwood After Man Is Shot in Head]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:12:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/inwood+police+shooting.jpg
There was a large police presence in upper Manhattan on Monday morning after a man was shot in the head and critically injured, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[MTV VMA Red Carpet Looks]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:55:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/vma-red-carpet-6.jpg
Take a peek at stars strutting their stuff on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Best Moments]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:25:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-597574376_master.jpg
The best pictures and moments from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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<![CDATA[Giants Receiver Victor Cruz Plays for 1st Time Since 2014]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:53:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/victor+cruz+giants.jpg
Victor Cruz really didn't care about his statistics after the Giants played the Jets in their annual preseason game.

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<![CDATA[Hero, Nero, Zero for Giants-Jets in MetLife Bowl]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:36:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_451101506974.jpg
In which we recognize the best, craziest and worst elements from the game.

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<![CDATA[Man Threw Object in Front of WH]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:34:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Man+Arrested+White+House.jpg
The U.S. Secret Service questioned a man after he threw something near the White House fence on Sunday.About 7 p.m., the man tossed an object over a bike rack in front of the fence on Pennsylvania Avenue...]]>