<![CDATA[NBC New York - As Seen On]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:27:04 -0400 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:27:04 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mumps Outbreak Reported at Hoboken College Campus]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:24:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stevens+tech+mumps.jpg A college campus in Hoboken, N.J. is on alert after eight students were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease. Brynn Gingras reports.]]> <![CDATA[Soldier Returns Early, Surprises Kids at Medieval Times]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:12:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003778101_1200x675_229891651792.jpg A New Jersey soldier who hasn't seen his kids in months gave them a big surprise today. Andrew Siff reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Bill Proposed to Require Chaperone on Teen Party Buses]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:48:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/party+bus+trashed+teens.jpg A proposed bill would make it mandatory that a legal chaperone accompanies underage passengers on party buses. Brynn Gingras reports]]> <![CDATA[How-to Guide to Safely Dispose of LED Bulbs]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:46:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003778080_1200x675_229776963771.jpg It’s estimated about one in three Americans now uses compact fluorescent bulbs to light their homes. But there’s growing concern about the mercury that’s in those bulbs. News 4 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero is here with tips to make sure you know how to safely dispose of them.]]> <![CDATA[Beloved NYC Chocolate Company Wiped Out by Sandy Looks for Relief]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:43:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/madelaine+chocolate.jpg One of the city's sweetest businesses still hasn't fully reopened since Hurricane Sandy wiped it out. The beloved Madelaine Chocolate Company in the Rockaways suffered millions of dollars worth of damage in the storm, and now the owners say they need Sandy recovery funds to stay in business. Roseanne Colletti reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Produce Pete]]> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:17:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/produce+pete+204x153.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Bill's Books]]> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:47:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bills+books.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Consumer Affairs Tipline ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:36:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BGB_Watch_Moduleweb.jpg

Need help on a consumer issue? Reach out to Lynda Baquero and her team by calling the Consumer Affairs Tipline at 1-866-NEWS-244 and pressing 2 for consumer. You can also e-mail consumerhelp@nbcnewyork.com.

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<![CDATA[Man Unable to Walk After Hit-Run, Driver Still on Loose]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:26:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/man+hit+wheelchair+garden+city.jpg A Long Island man unable to walk after he was hurt in a hit-and-run accident two months ago is hoping that newly released surveillance video will spur the driver of that car to come forward. Greg Cergol has more.]]> <![CDATA[Bodega Clerk Shot Dead in Brooklyn Store: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:44:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bodega+shooting+brooklyn.jpg A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say. Lori Bordonaro reports.

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<![CDATA[Hungry Bears Startle New Jersey Neighborhood]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bear+sightings+morris+nj.jpg Three black bears surprised a New Jersey neighborhood when they boldly ran through several backyards, climbing fences and snuffling around a birdfeeder. Brian Thompson has more.]]> <![CDATA[De Blasio Announces Changes to Sandy Recovery Program]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:22:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003777224_1200x675_229733955923.jpg Mayor De Blasio has announced new changes to the "Build it Back" program aimed at helping homeowners still displaced by superstorm Sandy. Marc Santia has more.]]> <![CDATA[Wednesday's Child 04/09: Meet Emily]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:30:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003775793_1200x675_229615171781.jpg The energetic and always smiling Emily enjoys building a stuffed animal at a local toy store.]]> <![CDATA[New York Live Pet Project: Two Month Old Pups]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:10:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/two+month+old.png Bideawee Animal Rescue is in studio 3c this week with a batch of two month old puppies.]]> <![CDATA[Catching Up with Margo Martindale]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:40:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/190*120/Margo+Martindale+WEB.JPG Margo Martindale talks about her role in the new movie "Heaven is for Real."

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<![CDATA[Dr. Ana Maria Polo on "Caso Cerrado"]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:45:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/Caso+Cerrado+Web.JPG Dr. Ana Maria Polo stops by the studio to talk about some of the most interesting cases on her show "Caso Cerrado."

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<![CDATA[Bratton Issues New Guidelines for Jaywalking Stops: Sources]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:24:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bratton+high+rise+fire+protocol.jpg Less than four months after officers started cracking down on jaywalkers in New York City, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is telling officers to use more discretion when stopping people who cross the street illegally, according to law enforcement sources. Gus Rosendale reports.]]> <![CDATA[$12M in Heroin, Meth Seized From Manhattan Stash Houses]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:55:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003770370_1200x675_228921411692.jpg Authorities arrested three people in connection with an investigation into two suspected stash houses in Washington Heights from which authorities seized 44 pounds of heroin and 17 pounds of crystal meth, believed to have a street value of more than $12 million. Michael George reports]]> <![CDATA[Robber Opens Fires When Victim Tries to Grab Gun: Police]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:02:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/freeport-robbery.JPG A Long Island woman walking home Wednesday afternoon says a masked, armed man followed her and demanded money, then opened fire when she tried to grab the gun from him, police said. Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:04:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/runaway+horse+savannah.jpg A New York family visiting Savannah, Ga., says their horse carriage trip turned into a "terrifying, horrifying" nightmare when the horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and crashing into five vehicles. Brynn Gingras reports.]]> <![CDATA[Nassau PD's New Record-Keeping System Inefficient, Costly, Critics Say]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:14:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003767981_1200x675_228911683888.jpg When Nassau County lawmakers rolled out a $5.5 million electronic record-keeping system for their police department, they hoped it would save both time and money. Three years later, they claim that it has done just the opposite.]]> <![CDATA[Power Panel: Bloomberg Takes on NRA, NYC Horse Carriage Debate]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:14:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003769416_1200x675_228827715571.jpg The Power Panel discusses the controversy surrounding Mayor Bloomberg taking on the NRA and the debate here in New York over horse carriages.]]> <![CDATA[Easter Food Survey]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:00:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003769433_1200x675_228822595926.jpg Alex Van Buren, features editor of Yahoo Food, talks about Yahoo's annual Easter Food Survey.]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds of Pieces of Mail Stolen On Long Island]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003769457_1200x675_228819011722.jpg Authorities say someone broke into relay boxes in Freeport and stole close to 600 pieces of mail. Greg Cergol reports]]> <![CDATA[Staten Islanders Howl as Trees Are Chopped Down at Mount Manresa]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:46:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trees+downed+mount+manresa.jpg There's a land battle over centuries-old trees on the grounds of Mt. Manresa - once a retreat for Jesuits. The Jesuits solds the property to a housing developer, who is angering local residents and politicians who think the developer is trashing the area's natural beauty. Marc Santia reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bloomberg to Spend $50M on New Gun Control Group]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bloomberg+guns.jpg Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence. Andrew Siff has more]]> <![CDATA[Teens Who Shared Naked Photos Arrested for Child Porn]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:31:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/passaic+valley+regional+high+school.jpg Two New Jersey teens are facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing nude photos of other teens, some of whom were engaging in sex acts, police said. Brian Thompson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Fire Erupts at New Jersey Motel]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:40:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elmswood+motel+fire.jpg A blaze at a hotel in Elmwood Park, N.J., Wednesday afternoon forced one person to jump out of a window but resulted in no serious injuries, according to the man's account and authorities. Brian Thompson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Looking Into Legality of Clothing Drop-Off Bins]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:46:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/illegal+clothing+bins.jpg Clothing drop-off bins are becoming a more common sight around our area. But who's operating them, and are the donations actually going to the needy? Roseanne Colletti has more.]]> <![CDATA[Korean Community Hopes for Miracle in Ferry Disaster]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:36:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003768969_1200x675_228717635586.jpg In Korean coffee shops and restaurants on Broad Avenue in Palisades Park, N.J., the South Korean ferry disaster 7,000 miles away seems to be on everyone's mind. Jen Maxfield has the story.]]> <![CDATA[UES Restaurant Loses Phone Service]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:19 -0400 Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a small business resolve their phone outage.]]> <![CDATA[The Truth About Your Household Habits]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/206*120/HGTV+pic.JPG HGTV Magazine's contributing editor Colleen Sullivan explains the truth about some common household habits.

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<![CDATA[Christopher Meloni and Dean Norris on "Small Time"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/204*120/Small+Time+Pic.JPG Christoper Meloni and Dean Norris talk about their new movie "Small Time."

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<![CDATA[Valarie Harper and Martha Williamson Team Up]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:25:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/215*120/Valerie+Harper+Martha+Williamson.JPG Valarie Harper and Martha Williamson stop by the studio to talk about their new Hallmark series "Signed, Sealed, Delivered."

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<![CDATA[National Eggs Benedict Day]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/eggs+benedict+the+smith.png Joelle Garguilo celebrates National Eggs Benedict Day in the city with three spots going beyond the english muffin.]]> <![CDATA[Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003757868_1200x675_228172867606.jpg A Hempstead man is accused of endangering the welfare of a child after police found 42 drunk teens, beer and booze on the bus he was driving Monday night, police said. Brynn Gingras reports.]]> <![CDATA[Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:37:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/east+village+attempted+rape+copy.jpg Police are searching for a home intruder in Manhattan who allegedly tried to rape a woman in her bedroom in the early morning hours Saturday. Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Shot Choir Boy May Lose Sight: Friends]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:32:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+boy+shot+innocent+bystander.jpg A 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin was shot twice in the head when a gunman unleashed a hail of bullets at a man he was chasing down Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn Monday, police and the injured teen's father said. Gus Rosendale reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Yorkers for Parks Daffodil Project]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:12:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003759779_1200x675_227906115679.jpg Tupper Thomas, executive director of New Yorkers for Parks, and Emily Walker, community outreach and events coordinator, discuss The New Yorkers for Parks Daffodil Project, aimed at continuing post-Sandy efforts and partnerships.]]> <![CDATA[Tribeca Film Festival Premiere: "1971"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:50:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/1972-tribeca.jpg Johanna Hamilton, director of "1971," has an inside look at the premiere of this groundbreaking documentary.]]> <![CDATA[Rent-Controlled Tenants Say Landlord Trying to Force Them Out]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:27:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tenants+harassed+propsect+leffert+gardens.jpg Some Brooklyn tenants claim their landlord is trying to force them out so richer tenants can move in. It's allegedly happening to rent-controlled tenants at the Homewood Gardens Estates in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Michael George reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bronx Students Launch Campaign to Skype with Pope]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:10:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003759519_1200x675_227824707520.jpg It’s a mission a group of Bronx students have been on for months. They want to speak to Pope Francis. A meeting in person is obviously tough to pull off so how about Skype? News 4’s Roseanne Colletti reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens on Long Island: Cops]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:07:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003759301_1200x675_227806275528.jpg A Hempstead man is accused of endangering the welfare of a child after police found 42 drunk teens, beer and booze on the bus he was driving Monday night. Greg Cergol has more.]]> <![CDATA[Manhattan Doc Loves Google Glass]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:47:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/google+glass+doctor.jpg Google Glass went on sale to the public for one day only on Tuesday. One doctor in Manhattan already owns a pair, and says it's made a huge impact on his practice. Rob Schmitt reports.]]> <![CDATA[Suspect Sets 3 Brooklyn Churches on Fire in 3 Days: Cops]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:03:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/brooklyn+church+arsons+suspect.jpg Police are looking for a suspect believed to have set three Brooklyn churches on fire over a three-day span. Katherine Creag has more.]]> <![CDATA[Men Busted With Ecstasy, Heroin Near KFC: Cops]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:31:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ramsey+heroin+bust.jpg Police arrested two New Jersey men after they pulled them over for speeding near a Kentucky Fried Chicken and allegedly found a stash of drugs, including Ecstasy and heroin, in their car. Brian Thompson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Brooklyn Teen Remains Hospitalized After Shooting]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/flatbush+avenue+innocent+teen+shot+gunman+sought.jpg A 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin was shot twice in the head when a gunman unleashed a hail of bullets at a man he was chasing down Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn Monday, police and the injured teen's father said. Marc Santia has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Man Convicted in Girlfriend's Strangulation Death Sentenced to Life Without Parole]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:59:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000003759346_1200x675_227788867572.jpg The University of Florida law school graduate convicted of beating and strangling his girlfriend to death in her Queens apartment has been sentenced to life without parole, a judge said Tuesday. Andrew Siff has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Refund Becomes Tax Debt]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:16:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/178*120/BAQUERONYSTAX.jpg Consumer Reporter tries to help a Brooklyn man whose tax refund was then requested back!]]>