<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:33:25 -0500 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:33:25 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[3 Dead in Standoff at Planned Parenthood: Police]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:34:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/498964938-planned-parenthood-suspected-gunman.jpg
A man was captured after allegedly opening fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood facility Friday, leaving a dozen casualties, including five police officers, after a long standoff, police said. Among the three...

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<![CDATA[2 Dead After Boat Carrying 7 Overturns in NJ: Police]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:07:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/nypd+manasquan.JPG
Two men have died after a pontoon boat carrying seven people capsized in an inlet in New Jersey, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Plane Landing at JFK Hit by Laser: FAA]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:05:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/laser+plane+attack.jpg
The FAA is investigating after a crew on a flight landing at Kennedy Airport reported getting hit by a green laser shortly before landing.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Sought in Kips Bay Stairwell Rape: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2909-15+13+SQD+11-26-15+Photo.jpg
Police are searching for a suspect in a rape attempt in the Kips Bay section of Manhattan on Thanksgiving Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stabs Wife, Mother-in-Law With Hunting Knife: Officials]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:07:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police+lights+generic+crop.jpg
A man stabbed his wife and his mother-in-law with a hunting knife in their Jersey City home and fled in a minivan before crashing on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Police Patrols Increase at NYC-Area Planned Parenthoods]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:18:27 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/planned-parenthood.jpg
Police in the New York metro area say they're stepping up patrols at Planned Parenthood locations as a precautionary measure after a gunman shot several people in Colorado, including three fatally.

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<![CDATA[Victim Blasts Arsonist on Loose in Queens: "This Is a Maniac" ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:55:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Suspect-Fires-Forest-Hills-Queens-1127.jpg
Police have released images of a suspect they think is responsible for at least four fires that have broken out amid a rash of blazes in an affluent Queens neighborhood over the last several weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Dash Cam Catches Terrifying Crash on Side of I-95]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:09:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/I95+fairfield+crash+crazy+video.jpg
State police dashboard camera footage captured a wild crash that led to a driver's arrest early Friday morning that shows a car plow into another vehicle pulled over following a previous crash on Interstate...]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-NYPD Worker Killed in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:00:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn-fatal-crash-inset-1127.jpg
A retired NYPD employee was run down and killed by an out-of-control driver who authorities say also hit several other people and cars in Brooklyn Thursday evening, then tried to run away as authorities...]]>
<![CDATA[Wheelchair Returned to Girl, 4]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:36:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/192*120/nolegs-112515.PNG
The parents of a 4-year-old Santa Ana, California, girl who received an outpouring of support, including a $10,000 check, after their disabled daughter's wheelchair was stolen this week, have been presented with...

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<![CDATA[Protesters March on Black Friday]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:14:00 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-498957456.jpg
Hundreds of protesters descended on Michigan Avenue on Black Friday, marching up the major shopping strip in Chicago in response to the release of the dash-cam video showing the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald...

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<![CDATA[Much Has Changed Since Giants-Redskins First Game]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:58:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Giants+092415+GettyImages-489881684.jpg
Not everything has remained the same with these two teams since their earlier matchup on Sept. 24. Let’s take a look at Then and Now.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead in Fiery AC Expressway Crash]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:12:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/image1172.JPG
One person was killed in a fiery crash at a toll plaza along the Atlantic City Expressway Friday, police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed, 1 Hurt on Grand Central Parkway: NYPD]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:52:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/queens-astoria-crash.jpg
Two people were killed and another was hurt when a car plowed into a box truck that had stopped on the side of the Grand Central Parkway Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Blaze at High-Rise in East Harlem: FDNY]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:36:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fire-East-Harlem-NY-1127_edited-1.jpeg
Firefighters responded to a blaze at a high-rise in East Harlem on Friday morning, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Fights to Save Yazidis From Extermination]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:47:44 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Vian-Dahkil.jpg
Iraqi legislator Vian Dahkil is seen by many as the last and only hope for Yazidis, an ancient religious minority reviled by ISIS and driven from their historic homeland on Mount Sinjar in August 2014. ISIS has...

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<![CDATA[Arrest in Chicago Boy's Killing]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:51:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tyshawn+lee2.jpg
A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the brutal killing of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, who was lured from a Chicago park to a nearby alley where he was "assassinated," authorities said Friday. Corey...
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<![CDATA[NYC Food Delivery Giant Had Wrong Permit]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:55:48 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/munchery+iteam.jpg
Munchery.com, the $300 million dollar food delivery service, has been selling meals direct to hungry New Yorkers for months. The problem is, the business wasn’t technically allowed to.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Firefighters Hurt in NJ Recycling Plant Fire]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lyndhurst+fire.jpg
Three firefighters sustained minor injuries in a blaze at a New Jersey recycling plant, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Killed by MTA Bus Was Going to Pick Up Child: Husband]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:33:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/bus-MTA-woman-inset-1126.jpg
The 41-year-old woman who was hit and killed by an MTA bus on a busy Brooklyn Avenue Wednesday evening was on her way to pick up her 9-year-old son, according to her husband.]]>
<![CDATA[Pope Presses Case for Dignified Housing in Visit to Nairobi Slum]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:36:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PopeNairobi-AP_120869002272.jpg
Pope Francis visited a slum in Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday, calling for adequate and dignified housing for society’s most marginal, The Associated Press reported. Kangemi is one of 11 slums in Nairobi and...

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<![CDATA[West Point Bans Cadet Pillow Fights After 30 Injured]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:05:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WestPoint-AP_161758363204.jpg
Pillow fights involving cadets will now be banned at West Point, U.S. Military Academy officials said. The move comes after a bloody fight left 30 injured this summer. On Aug.

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson to Visit Syrian Refugees in Jordan]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:18:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Carson-AP_843823648598.jpg
Ben Carson will visit Syrian refugees in Jordan on Friday, campaign officials said Thursday. Officials confirmed the trip on Thursday night, after the New York Times first reported that the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Thieves Strip, Hide in Pool: PD]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:32:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAN+LEANDRO+VERIZON+ROBBERY+VSV+%28WED%29+-+00000418.jpg
San Leandro police arrested two men on suspicious of stealing iPads and then jumping into a popular Oakland, California, recreational pool - in only their boxers - to try to avoid capture. But residents nearby...

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<![CDATA[Niger Says Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 18 in Border Village]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:24:37 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Niger+map.png
Boko Haram militants killed 18 people in an attack on a village in the Niger's southern border area of Diffa on the Nigerian border on Thursday, the country’s government said. The gunmen arrived in the village...

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<![CDATA[Germany to Support Campaign Against ISIS After French Appeal]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:29:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MerkelHollande-AP_993382740121.jpg
Germany will deploy military personnel and hardware in the fight against ISIS militants in Syria, according to Reuters. The country agreed after a direct appeal from France to do more in the fight against...

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<![CDATA[Ice Storm, Flooding Risk Threatens Holiday Weekend]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Weather-AP_487424761544.jpg
A blast of cold air was threatening to whip up a Black Friday ice storm across the center of the country, forecasters said. Ice-storm warnings and other watches and advisories covered a 900-mile stretch...

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<![CDATA[Online Sales Surge, but Thousands Lining Up for Black Friday]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:28:13 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BlackFridayMacys-AP_931186516506.jpg
Thousands of shoppers are still choosing to line up in the stores to make sure they got the best deals. The tradition of getting there early was still going strong, according to NBC News. Hundreds lined...

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<![CDATA[Mali Arrests Two Suspects Linked to Hotel Attack: Ministry]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:24:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MaliAttacks-AP_457868932560.jpg
Two people suspected of links to an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital that killed 20 people were arrested, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday. The two have not yet been identified.

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<![CDATA[Drone Spotted Over Parade, Operator Ticketed]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:33:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/parade+drone+operator.jpg
A man was issued a summons after he was accused of flying a drone over the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning, sources tell NBC 4 New York.

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<![CDATA[Blimp Goes Down Behind Long Island School]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:43:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BLIMP-DOWN-FARMINGDALE-2.jpg
A blimp that was supposed to fly over the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade went down in a baseball field near a school on Long Island Thursday morning.

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