<![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, 01 Aug 2014 04:00:24 -0400 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:00:24 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[I-Team: Lifeguards Distracted on The Stand]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:59:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Texting-Lifeguard-NY.jpg The I-Team's Jonathan Vigliotti went undercover to see which lifeguards were keeping an eye out on safety, and which ones were distracted by their phones or friends.]]> <![CDATA[Ready for Ebola: Atlanta Hospital Prepares for Patient]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004536101_1200x675_314183235953.jpg Emory University Hospital in Atlanta said Thursday it was preparing a special isolation unit to receive a patient with Ebola disease “within the next several days.” Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Luxury Car Thieves Strike Again in New Jersey]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:54:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/164*120/Car+Similar+to+Mercedes+SUV+of+Randolph+Harris.jpg Police in New Jersey are investigating another rash of luxury car thefts they say were entirely preventable. Michael George reports]]> <![CDATA[ASPCA: National Mutt Day]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:54:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004538189_1200x675_314154563972.jpg Joey Teixeira, manager of customer relations at the ASPCA Adoption Center, talks to Roseanne Colletti about National Mutt Day which is dedicated to embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs.]]> <![CDATA[Synthetic Marijuana Warning]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:52:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004538186_1200x675_314155587727.jpg Dr. Ernest Patti, medical board president at St. Barnabas Hospital, talks to Roseanne Colletti about the recent warning from the NYC Health Department about the danger of synthetic marijuana.]]> <![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[Better Get Baquero]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:25:09 -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 bettergetbaquero@nbcnewyork.com.

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<![CDATA[Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:48:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/midtown+glass+shattered.jpg Four people were injured when a piece of equipment hit and broke a window of a midtown high-rise where workers were doing renovations Thursday, sending shards of glass plummeting 18 stories to the street below, law enforcement officials say. Marc Santia reports.]]> <![CDATA[Frightened Dog Rescued by Firefighters]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:11:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jersey+city+dog+rescue.jpg Jersey City firefighters rescued a frightened dog from a second-story ledge on Martin Luther King Drive Thursday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Mysterious Insect Bite Sickens NJ Man for Days]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:08:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mysterious+insect+bite+bob+jones.jpg A New Jersey man spent days in the hospital from a poisonous insect bite. Sheldon Dutes reports.]]> <![CDATA[Pit Bull that Survived BQE Plunge to Reunite With Owner]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dog+mookie.JPG The dog survived with no broken bones but he had to be treated for a collapsed lung. Roseanne Colletti reports

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<![CDATA[NYC Correction Officer Killed in Skydiving Accident]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/gary+messina+killed+skydiving+accident.jpg A New York City correction officer died in a skydiving accident on Long Island the day before his 26th birthday, officials and relatives say. Greg Cergol reports.]]> <![CDATA[Mayor Hosts Reform Talk After Man Dies in Police Custody]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:05:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004537733_1200x675_314092611950.jpg Mayor de Blasio sat between Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and the Rev. Al Sharpton on Thursday at City Hall to talk about how to reform the NYPD. The discussion was prompted by this month's in-custody death of Eric Garner. Melissa Russo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jewish Community in Brooklyn Concerned About Mezuzah Vandalism]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:59:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mezuzah+williamsburg+vandalism.jpg The NYPD is investigating a troubling crime in Williamsburg, where a mezuzuh was ripped off a door. It's the same neighborhood where someone torched a mezuzah last year. Andrew Siff reports.]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero: Chase Mobile APP]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004537624_1200x675_314086979799.jpg When a Long Island mom had a check she deposited, withdrawn from her account, she called on News 4's Lynda Baquero.]]> <![CDATA[Lorraine Toussaint on "Orange is the New Black"]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:24:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/197*120/LorraineToussaint.JPG Lorraine Toussaint stops by the studio to talk about her villainous role on "Orange is the New Black," working with her tight knit cast and coming back to New York for ABC's new show "Forever."

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<![CDATA["Tip Bombers" Surprise Subway Artists With Cash, Cheers]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:16:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004530746_1200x675_313814595673.jpg A group of do-gooders has started surprising the city’s subway performers with big tips and cheers, swarming their underground performance spots and filling their instrument cases with cash in a practice called “tip bombing.”]]> <![CDATA[Family of Man Who Died in Police Custody in 2013 Suing NYPD]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:32:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004528666_1200x675_313770563621.jpg The family of a man who died in police custody more than a year before Eric Garner’s death is suing the NYPD, alleging officers beat the 52-year-old during an arrest and later delayed getting him medical attention when he said he couldn’t breathe. Gus Rosendale reports.]]> <![CDATA[Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newark+police+shooting+july+30.jpg A Newark police officer was shot in the leg during a dramatic confrontation with an armed robber inside a convenience store Wednesday afternoon, officials and witnesses say. Michael George reports]]> <![CDATA[Dorm Essentials to Make College Feel Like Home]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:31:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004527831_1200x675_313744451508.jpg Parenting and lifestyle expert and author of "Bonding Over Beauty" Erika Katz talks to Contessa Brewer about dorm essentials for college that will make your new place feel like home.]]> <![CDATA[Astorino Hammers Cuomo on Handling of Moreland Commission]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:31:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cuomo+astorino+moreland.jpg Gov. Cuomo's handling of the Moreland Commision is becoming an election-year thorn in his side. His Republican challenger Rob Astorino is hammering him on this issue. Melissa Russo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Fake Utility Workers Rob Elderly Couple]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:30:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004527793_1200x675_313739331591.jpg Police are looking for burglars who posed as utility workers to distract an elderly couple while they ransacked their house. Greg Cergol reports]]> <![CDATA[Pit Bull Survives Plunge off BQE from Moving Car]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:18:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/meeker+dog+thrown+BQE.jpg A pit bull is convalescing in a Brooklyn animal hospital after possibly being thrown from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Tuesday evening, landing on a busy street 25 feet below. Roseanne Colletti reports.]]> <![CDATA[Teen Pleads Guilty to Charge Stemming From WTC Trespass]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:29:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wtc+teen+sentenced.jpg Justin Casquejo admitting to climbing the tower without permission earlier this year. Brynn Gingras reports.]]> <![CDATA[Annual Subway Report Card Out with Some Surprises]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:29:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/best+worst+subways+2014.jpg The Straphangers Campaign's state-of-the-subway report was released Wednesday, ranking the best and worst of New York City's subway lines. Andrew Siff took a trip to the platform.]]> <![CDATA[Food Trucks Feed Kids During Summer Break]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:24:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/summer+meals+new+york+city.jpg The New York City Department of Education has rolled out special food trucks to feed students on summer break. Stacey Bell has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Mystery of Ship Buried Under WTC Revealed]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/191*120/ground+zero+buried+ship1.jpg Remnants of an 18th-century ship found buried in soil 20 feet under the World Trade Center site four years ago have been traced to Colonial-Era Philadelphia, according to a new study. Contessa Brewer has more.

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<![CDATA[Power Panel Talks Top News Stories of the Day]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:31:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004527818_1200x675_313743939764.jpg Lynne White and Jackie Guzda sit down with Contessa Brewer and discuss the top news stories of the day.]]> <![CDATA[Driver Killed in 30-Foot Plunge Off Westchester Bridge, Racing Eyed as Cause: Police]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dobbs+ferry+drag+racing+crash.jpg Police are investigating whether a driver who was killed when his car plunged off a Westchester bridge early Wednesday was drag racing before the crash, authorities say. Sheldon Dutes has more.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Adopts Dog She's Told Is Healthy, Finds It's Sick]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dog-cone-head.jpg Consumer Reporter Lynda Baquero helps a Brooklyn woman who adopted a sick dog with an illness.

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<![CDATA[Storage Company Asks Patrons to Sign Release Forms]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/427*120/picresized_th_baquerostoragejpg.jpg A self-storage facility in New Jersey is asking customers to sign a document clearing them of liability in the case of a personal information leak. Lynda Baquero has more. ]]> <![CDATA[Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:18:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/detective+released.jpg The NYPD detective who went into a Greenwich Village smoke shop on a tip that an accused child molester on the run for two years was working there and was shot, along with two U.S. Marshals, when gunfire erupted as the officers tried to apprehend the suspect, was released from the hospital Wednesday. Marc Santia has the story.

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<![CDATA[Surveillance Video: Suspect Sought in Bronx Rape Attempt]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:12:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004525479_1200x675_313634371736.jpg Police are looking for a box cutter-wielding man who threw a 20-year-old woman to the ground in the Bronx over the weekend and tried to rape her.]]> <![CDATA[De Blasio Welfare Chief Says Bloomberg Left Him a Broken Welfare System]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:58:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004524320_1200x675_313610819765.jpg The de Blasio administration says nine out of 10 people kicked off welfare in the past year were wrongly terminated with tragic consequences, including homelessness. The I-Team has learned New York City faces state penalties unless the system is fixed. Former Mayor Bloomberg’s welfare chief defends the record, and warns de Blasio’s policies will cause welfare caseload and unemployment to soar. Melissa Russo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Enjoy a Picnic and a Flick in the Park]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:18:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/Screen+Shot+2014-07-30+at+1.18.28+PM.png Summer movies are playing around the city. So pull up a blanket and grab your corner of grass to watch - but don't forget these amazing picnics that can be delivered to your viewing spot!]]> <![CDATA[Ian Ziering Talks "Sharknado 2"]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:17:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/IanSharknado.JPG Ian Ziering stops by the studio to talk about Syfy's "Sharknado 2," filming the highly anticipated sequel in New York and joining Chippendales at 50.

Photo Credit: New York Live]]>
<![CDATA[Fresh Ways to Wear White Jeans]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:17:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/231*120/WhiteJeansWeb3.jpg White jeans are always a favorite summer staple, and there's still plenty of time to rock them before the end of the season. Jacqui Stafford, Style Expert and author of "The Wow Factor," shows us three fresh new ways to wear white jeans.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Chain Snatching Caught on Tape]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:33:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004517250_1200x675_313491011526.jpg Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who is seen in surveillance video ripping a chain off a woman's neck and tossing her to the ground at a Coney Island bus stop. Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Family of Man Killed in Sucker-Punch Attack Stunned by Charge]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/Ildefonso+Romero.JPG A grieving Bronx family is stunned that the teen accused of sucker-punching their father and husband is being charged with a misdemeanor that could result in the suspect doing less than a year in jail. Ida Siegal reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Punched, Kicked in NYC Elevator Robbery]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:33:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/elevator+robbery+bk.jpg Police are looking for two men who followed an 18-year-old woman into a Brooklyn apartment building elevator, then punched and kicked her before running away with her purse. Gus Rosendale reports.]]> <![CDATA[Low-Level Suspects Seriously Hurt: Report]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:34:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx+minor+arrest+lawsuit.jpg An investigation by NBC 4 New York's partners at WNYC shows that it's not uncommon for low-level arrests to spiral dangerously out of control – in some cases leaving people accused of minor offenses seriously hurt. Chris Glorioso reports.]]> <![CDATA[3 Children Pulled From Brooklyn Apartment Fire]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:44:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/3+kids+hurt+bk+blaze.jpg Firefighters rushed into a burning Brooklyn apartment building to save three children whose screams could be heard through the chaos. Lori Bordonaro reports.]]> <![CDATA[Rare Lyme Disease Strain Causes Concern on Long Island]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:44:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004514901_1200x675_313431619759.jpg A rare strain of the disease has turned up on Long Island that can cause anxiety in children. Danielle Elias reports.]]> <![CDATA[Racy Library Book Returned 54 Years Later]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:41:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/late+library+book+nypl.jpg A librarian recently revealed the New York Public Library has finally gotten an overdue book back after five decades. Roseanne Colletti reports.]]> <![CDATA[City Museum and El Museo to Host Summer Block Parties]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:44:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004518944_1200x675_313441347800.jpg Jorge Daniel Venciano, executive director of El Museo del Barrio, joins Roseanne Colletti to announce a first-time partnership between the City Museum and El Museo del Barrio to celebrate culture and attract visitors to the top of Museum Mile.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrate Third Annual Honey Day on the High Line]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:45:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004518947_1200x675_313444419515.jpg Melina Shannon-DiPietro, director of food and revenue for Friends of the High Line and Chase Emmons, managing partner and locations director at Brooklyn Grange, joins Roseanne Colletti to talk about the third annual Honey Day on the High Line and the importance of honeybees.]]> <![CDATA[Radio City Crowds Excited for “America’s Got Talent” Live Elimination Rounds]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:42:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004518664_1200x675_313410115922.jpg Fans of “America’s Got Talent” turned out in droves at Radio City Music Hall Monday to watch the live elimination rounds. It’s down to 48 acts and the competition is fierce. Gus Rosendale has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Long Island Mom Stabbed 20 Times by Boyfriend: DA]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:42:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/monica+lino+charles+pray.jpg Prosecutors say a Long Island man allegedly stabbed his girlfriend more than 20 times during a fight at her home. Greg Cergol reports]]> <![CDATA[City Schools May Start Earlier This Fall]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:41:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000004514935_1200x675_313413187884.jpg Hundreds of city schools could have new start times this fall, and that means thousands of parents and their children may have to rearrange their mornings to get to school on time. Melissa Russo has more.]]>