<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:16:22 -0400 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:16:22 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Brooklyn Family Calls for Arrests After Boy Is Attacked]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:09:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/brooklyn+boy+attacked+home.JPG
A 9-year-old Brooklyn boy was allegedly attacked by a group of older boys while he was playing in front of his home on Labor Day, and his family is calling for police to arrest the boys, who they claim are known...]]>
<![CDATA[MTA Bus Hits Elderly Man in Queens: Police]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:59:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/mta+bus+accident+maspeth.JPG
An MTA bus struck and injured an elderly man in Queens Tuesday night, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[3.7 Earthquake Rattles SoCal City]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:45:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/140902-earthquake-san-jacinto.jpg
A week after California's Napa Valley was struck by a magnitude-6.0 earthquake, the area was rattled by two aftershocks early on Sunday. A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck four miles from Napa at 1:56]]>
<![CDATA[Times Square Lights Up in Gold for Childhood Cancer]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:00:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/169*120/times+square+gold+childhood+cancer.JPG
Children fighting cancer won a big battle Tuesday in getting Times Square and other New York City landmarks to glimmer in gold, the color symbolizing the fight against childhood cancers.]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Robber Mugs Woman in Greenwich Village: NYPD]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:32:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/greenwich+village+mugging+sept+2.JPG
An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief...

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<![CDATA[Man Dies in Chain-Reaction Lincoln Tunnel Crash: PA]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:33:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chain+reaction+crash+newer.jpg
A flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport had to land in Jacksonville after a pair of passengers got into a fight over a reclining seat, according to published reports.

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<![CDATA[Cats Rescued From Where Animal Remains Were Hanged]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cats+found+yonkers.jpg
Dozens of dead cats were found inside bags and hanging from tree branches in Yonkers Thursday morning, and at least some of them were killed with blows to the head, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Saves Sister, 2, From Abduction]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/0902-rooney.jpg
A federal jury is hearing instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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<![CDATA[Man, 74, Convicted of '80s Killings]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:41:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/samuellittlecourt011113.jpg
A 74-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of the serial murders of three women who were strangled to death and dumped in alleys in the Los Angeles area in the 1980s. Samuel Little is facing life in prison without...]]>
<![CDATA[$1.4B Fine for Fatal 2010 Gas Blast]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:32:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bruno5.jpg
A man accused of knowingly spreading HIV has been ordered by a judge to stay off dating sites, specifically the gay dating app Grindr. Thomas Guerra, 29, has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor health...

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<![CDATA[Doc Cured of Ebola Thought He'd Die]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:50:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Lauer+Brantly+Interview+090214.jpg
A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...

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<![CDATA[HIV Suspect to Stay Off Dating App]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thomas+guerra+0902.jpg
A Long Island woman was arrested after she was allegedly found sitting in a parked car half-conscious with several bags of heroin and a baby sweating profusely in the back seat.

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<![CDATA[Michael Sam May Sign With Dallas Cowboys: Report]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP865141898162.jpg
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, is scheduled to undergo a physical exam with the Dallas Cowboys and could join the Cowboys' practice squad, according to NFL.com.

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<![CDATA[Armed Men Caught on Video Breaking Into NYC Restaurant]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/village+restaurant+burglary.jpg
Police are searching for two burglars who were captured on security video breaking into a Greenwich Village restaurant and running off with over $1,000.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:21:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/miles+kirkland+staten+island+advance.jpg
Police are investigating after a stranger allegedly approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say....

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<![CDATA[Cab Jumps Curb, Hits Woman on Brooklyn Sidewalk: FDNY]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:04:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/atlantic+avenue+car+ax+bk.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.

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<![CDATA[NJ Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:29:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Luis+Elias+Velasco.jpg
Police are searching for a man who sexually assualted and robbed a Sacred Heart University student in Fairfield, Conn.]]>
<![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer Eviscerated in NJ Turnpike Fire]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:18:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trailer+fire.jpg
In a statement released Tuesday, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa said that her mother is on life support "at this time," and thanked the public for their ongoing support.

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<![CDATA[PATH Service Restored After Bridge Fire]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:14:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/kearny+fire+path+suspension.jpg
Service on the Newark-World Trade Center PATH has been restored after firefighters put out a fire along a section of its train tracks.

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<![CDATA[College Student Sexually Assaulted in Fairfield, Conn.]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:22:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fairfield+sketch.jpg
Police are searching for a man who sexually assualted and robbed a Sacred Heart University student in Fairfield, Conn.

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<![CDATA[Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:17:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elderly+woman+attacked+hoodie.jpg
A man was killed and four others were wounded in shootings near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday, hours before the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been marred by violence in recent...

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<![CDATA[Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:11:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dwi+generic.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:25:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dwi+generic.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Today Is the Hottest Day of the Year]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hot+weather.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Delta-Plane-Generic.jpg
A 67-year-old man was stabbed to death and his wife was injured after the couple came upon a burglary at their Staten Island home, police say.

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<![CDATA[Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:52:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+taxi+vg.jpg
If New Yorkers who normally took taxis alone would share their cab with a stranger, the city could cut the size of its taxi fleet by up to 40 percent, according to a new study.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:02:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mom+accused+child+hot+car.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Stabbed to Death: Cops]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:13:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/si+home+invasion.jpg
A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn't survive.

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<![CDATA[AA Flight From LA to DFW Lands Due to Cracked Windshield]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:25:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/AA2488+cracked+windshield.jpg
An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Monday immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield

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<![CDATA[Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:51:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic_thumbnail.jpg
Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street Monday evening. Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street...]]>
<![CDATA[Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:28:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fire+flatiron+adie+kreigstein.jpg
A two-alarm fire tore through a Flatiron restaurant in Manhattan late Monday afternoon, traveling up to the roof and sending up heavy black smoke through the area, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Son Charged With Murder After Mom Found Stabbed, Beaten to Death]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:33:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ho+ho+kus+murder.jpg
A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.]]>