<![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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:35:01 -0500 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:35:01 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pilot in Emergency Highway Landing: "I Did What I Was Trained to Do"]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:28:49 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/plane+landing.jpg
No one was hurt when a single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a New Jersey highway Thursday after experiencing mechanical problems, authorities and the pilot said.

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<![CDATA[Patron Finds Gas Station Clerk Shot Dead Behind Counter: Cops]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:45:22 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Jericho-Gas-Station-Shooting-Scene.jpeg
A gas station attendant was found shot dead behind the counter of the Long Island business where he worked Wednesday, police say.

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<![CDATA[Bronx Law Firm Participated in Rap Video About Killing Cops: DOI]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:44:04 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYPD-generic.jpg
A city-funded legal aid organization knowingly participated in a music video where artists rapped that it was “time to start killing these coppers” and pointed guns at a man dressed as an NYPD officer,...]]>
<![CDATA[Big Passing Mistakes Can Be Super Costly]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/petecarooly.jpg
ESPN.com's Gregg Easterbrook pointed out this week that no team has won when it's thrown an interception for a touchdown

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<![CDATA[NYPD Probes Death of 5-Month-Old Boy in Manhattan]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:05:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
Police are investigating the death of a 5-month-old boy they say was found unconscious and unresponsive in his upper Manhattan apartment.

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<![CDATA[Armed Men Tie Up 83-Year-Old Woman, Steal $5: Cops]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:56:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elderly+bronx+robbery.jpg
Police are looking for three people suspected of duct taping an elderly Bronx woman in an armed robbery and stole $5.

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<![CDATA[Get a Super Bowl Ad Sneak Peak]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:12:09 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SuperBowlAds0128_MP4.jpg
Take a sneak peak at this year's Super Bowl Ads.]]>
<![CDATA[Imprisoned Hit Man Gives LA Speech]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:17:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/150128-lapd-mafia-hit-man-meeting.jpg
The president of the LA Police Commission called for an investigation into the use of LAPD resources to arrange a secretive meeting among an imprisoned ex-Mexican Mafia hit man, top law enforcement officials and...]]>
<![CDATA[Metro-North Resumes After "Minor" Derailment]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gct+congestion.jpg
The Metro-North New Haven line is back on schedule after a "minor" derailment inside Grand Central Terminal earlier snarled the evening rush.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Vigliotti]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Caught Doing Doughnuts During Travel Ban: Report]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:58:51 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/headhouse+square+snow+cars+generic+snowy+winter.jpg
A statewide travel ban kept most New Yorkers off the road during this week’s snowstorm, but one intrepid Staten Island man reportedly took the ban as his chance to take a joy ride in the snow.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Accused of Attacking Teacher During Class]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:45:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/teacher+attacked+paterson.JPG
A New Jersey teen is facing aggravated assault charges after police say he slammed one of his teachers to the ground and punched him repeatedly during class last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sought in D Train Robbery]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:55:05 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/d+train+robbery.jpg
Police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s cell phone aboard a northbound D train in the Bronx.]]>
<![CDATA[Elderly Man Found Dead in Stairwell: Police]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:23:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+man+dead+staircase.jpg
Police are investigating after a man was found dead on the staircase of a Bronx apartment building Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/158539421.jpg
The photo-centric social media site Instagram was down Wednesday night, just two days after it suffered a similar outage.

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<![CDATA[Alleged Subway Groper Photographed on Phone: NYPD]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:46:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/220-15+MTRS+13+Pct+12-11-14.jpg
A woman who was allegedly groped by a man on a subway train as it was approaching Union Square was able to take a cellphone picture of the alleged assailant, who's still being sought nearly two months after the...]]>
<![CDATA[Displaced Residents File Suit After Edgewater Inferno]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP578534071980_5.jpg
The hundreds of families left homeless after their New Jersey luxury apartment complex was decimated in the quick-moving inferno across the Hudson River from Manhattan have filed a class action suit against the...

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<![CDATA[Temps Climb Above Freezing, But Another Round of Snow Is in the Forecast]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:23:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nyc+snow1.jpg
New Yorkers who spent the week bundled up amid bone-chilling temperatures and face-numbing wind chills as they dug out from Monday's snowstorm breathed a sight of relief as the mercury climbed above freezing...

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<![CDATA[Cop Tells Teens to Stop Seeking Shoveling Jobs]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:28:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000005942438_1200x675_390424643955.jpg
Two enterprising teens who were looking to make some money shoveling snow ran afoul of Gov. Christie's state of emergency declaration banning travel by non-emergency vehicles and were told by police to stop.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Man Among Finalists in $1M Super Bowl Doritos Ad Contest]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dorito+add.jpg
You might see a Doritos commercial during the Super Bowl on Sunday featuring a couple of 20-somethings dancing on a rooftop in Astoria, Queens.

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<![CDATA[Pizza Order Leads to Standoff]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:21:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pizza-assault-arrest-gurney.jpg
Police in Irving, Texas, said a man ordered a second pizza during a four-hour standoff that resulted from his first attempt to order a pizza. Daniel Gurney called a nearby pizzeria Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[FDR Drive Crash Causing Severe Traffic Backup]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:04:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fdr+drive+ax.jpg
An accident on the FDR Drive is causing a severe backup during the evening rush.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Debuts 1st Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl PSA]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:52:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/footballs.jpg
The NFL will air its first public service announcement against domestic violence as part of its No More campaign during the Super Bowl on NBC on Sunday. A 30-second ad will air for $4.5 million, but the NFL has...

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<![CDATA[Child Thrown From Car in Head-on NJ Collision: Cops]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:28:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/caution4.jpg
A child was seriously injured after being ejected from a vehicle when two cars collided head-on in New Jersey Wednesday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Mom Shocked at Suspect's Death]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:43:23 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/012715+samuel+brown.jpg
The mother of a Florida teen who was gunned down at a 2007 party said she was shocked when the suspect in the shooting was found shot to death in a car on the side of I-95. Trina Kancey said she's finally...]]>