<![CDATA[NBC New York - As Seen On]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSat, 29 Apr 2017 05:37:22 -0400Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:37:22 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DIENST MENENDEZ AND EYE DOCTOR web USE THIS ONE]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:54:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016048654_1200x675_932581443901.jpg no description]]> <![CDATA[Construction Vehicle Causes Nightmarish Traffic at LaGuardia]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:00:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Construction_Vehicle_Causes_Nightmarish_Traffic_at_LaGuardia.jpg

A construction vehicle hit a bridge, causing major delays at already-busy LaGuardia Airport on Friday afternoon. Some people even got out of vehicles and walked to their terminal. Michael George reports.

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<![CDATA[Gunfire Breaks Out During Wall Street Road Rage Fight]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Gunfire_Breaks_Out_During_Wall_Street_Road_Rage_Fight.jpg

A man fired a gun Friday evening after he and another driver got into a fight, police said. Officers took him into custody a short time later. Checkey Beckford reports.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds at Vigil for Boy Killed in Freak Accident]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hundreds_at_Vigil_for_Boy_Killed_in_Freak_Accident.jpg

Hundreds of people, including family and friends, showed up at a vigil for 8-year-old Kevin Reilly, who died this week in a freak accident outside his Brooklyn home. Ida Siegal reports.

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<![CDATA[Focus Shifts to Sen. Menendez After Doc Convicted]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:15:53 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MENENDEZ+12.jpg

A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez. Jonathan Dienst reports.

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<![CDATA[Young Woman's Untimely Death Gives Life to Others]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:44:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Young_Woman_s_Untimely_Death_Gives_Life_to_Others.jpg

New York is the most difficult state to get an organ transplant. The family of a woman whose death became the ultimate gift shares her story. Andrew Siff reports.

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<![CDATA[AG Sessions Visits, Vows to Wipe Out Deadly MS-13 Gang]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:40:59 -0400

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Long Island Friday, pledging to wipe out the notorious MS-13 gang that has been blamed for nearly a dozen deaths over the past seven months. Greg Cergol reports.

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<![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[Florist Nabbed in NJ Grave Thefts]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:37:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Florist_Nabbed_in_NJ_Grave_Thefts.jpg

A 59-year-old flower shop owner has been arrested for allegedly stealing plants and other items from graves at a New Jersey cemetery, possibly for months. Roseanne Colletti reports.

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<![CDATA[I-Team: Worker Deaths Plague NYC Construction Sites]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:49:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/construction+siff+investigation.jpg

In the last two years there have been nearly three dozen deaths on work sites in New York City. A controversial bill requiring construction workers in the city to get safety training and take an apprenticeship course is getting backlash from some developers and worker advocates. Andrew Siff reports.

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<![CDATA[Students Get Boost From Olympic Champion]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:30:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Students_Get_Boost_From_Olympic_Champion.jpg

A Bronx fifth-grade class regularly Skypes with Sugar Tate, an Olympic speed skater who mentors kids through a program called Classroom Champions. John Chandler has more on how the partnership has proven to be a winning combination.

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<![CDATA[Horror Grips NYC Nabe After Boy's Freak Flower Box Deat]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:12:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Horror_Grips_NYC_Nabe_After_Boy_s_Freak_Flower_Box_Deat.jpg

The 8-year-old boy killed by a concrete flower box in a freak accident as he played in his Brooklyn front yard Thursday was new to the neighborhood, residents say, and though they didn't know his family well, they're uniting to show their support in the wake of the horrifying tragedy. Rana Novini reports.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak, NJ Transit Execs Hint at Penn Station]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:09:11 -0400

There will be some normal commuting days through the course of major track work planned at New York Penn Station through the summer, the heads of Amtrak and NJ Transit told News 4 exclusively Friday, but it's still not clear just how extensive the impact will be on rail riders. Brian Thompson reports.

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<![CDATA[NYC Corrections Execs Used City Cars for Personal Trips]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:08:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYC_Corrections_Execs_Used_City_Cars_for_Personal_Trips.jpg

High-ranking officials in the Department of Corrections used their city-issued work vehicles to take personal trips to shopping malls, airports, beaches, spas and resorts last year, the city's Department of Investigation says. Ida Siegal reports.

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<![CDATA[Soldier Mom Surprises Son in Long Island Classroom]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:11:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/soldier+mom+surprises+son.jpg

Ja'Mell Jones' eyes lit up in his classroom Friday when he saw his soldier mother for the first time since Thanksgiving. Erica Byfield reports.

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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Murdered In Mahopac]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:36:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016043152_1200x675_932364355984.jpg Putnam County residents are on edge, after a 75-year-old woman was found murdered in her Mahopac home. Lori Bordonaro reports.]]> <![CDATA[Shots Fired in Wall Street Parking Dispute: NYPD]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:48:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/shots+fired+lower+manhattan.jpg

A fight involving a bumped car and a parking spot led to gunfire in Lower Manhattan on Friday afternoon. Checkey Beckford reports.

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<![CDATA[NYC Corrections Execs Used City Cars for Personal Trips: DOI]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:57:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016047109_1200x675_932324931563.jpg High-ranking officials in the Department of Corrections used their city-issued work vehicles to take personal trips to shopping malls, airports, beaches, spas and resorts last year, the city's Department of Investigation says. Ida Siegal reports]]> <![CDATA[Man Fires Shot During Fight Over NYC Parking Spot]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:08:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/C-h0R_bUAAA5BEs.jpg

Police stopped a man on the FDR Drive after he allegedly fired a shot in the heat of parking spot rage.

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<![CDATA[Passengers Snarled in Traffic Get Out of Cars to Walk to LGA]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:24:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016045987_1200x675_932264515742.jpg

Heavy traffic on the roads into LaGuardia Airport saw passengers getting out of their cars and taxis to walk their luggage to the airport Friday.

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<![CDATA[Fire Spreads to Multiple Homes in Brooklyn]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BENSONHURST+FIRE+3.jpg

Dozens of firefighters were battling a fire that had spread to multiple homes in Bensonhurst on Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Raw Footage: Surveillance Cameras Capture Cemetery Flower Thief]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016045557_1200x675_932233283886.jpg This footage from surveillance cameras placed within the cemetery were the florist's undoing, police say.]]> <![CDATA[4 to Go Friday Apr. 28, 2017]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:13:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/16x9-4_to_go_friday.2_1200x675_932229187692.jpg

News 4's Stefan Holt and Natalie Pasquarella bring you the top stories of the day ahead of the news at 4 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Homeless NY Man Gets Amazing Makeover From Cops]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:33:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BOBBY_HOMELESS_WEB_VIDEO_1280x720_932195395737.jpg

Homeless New York man Bobby was down on his luck and wanting of a warm shower and a haircut when he met two kind-hearted police officers from the Rome Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Housing Works Design on a Dime 2017]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:23:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DOADSS.jpg

With spring cleaning upon us, Raina Seitel headed to Housing Works Design on a Dime event in Chelsea to learn how to decorate on a budget



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<![CDATA[Terminal Illness Can't Stop 'The Bike Man']]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:38:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_bikeguy0428_1500x845.jpg

Despite a terminal illness, 44-year-old Bob Charland spends all day and night fixing up bikes for kids in need in Springfield, Massachusetts. WWLP's Juliana Mazza reports.

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<![CDATA[Girl Scalped in Carnival Accident Makes Amazing Recovery]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:25:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_lulu0428_1500x845.jpg

Elizabeth "Lulu" Gilreath was just 11 years old when her hair got caught on a carnival ride, her very first, in Omaha, Nebraska, in May 2016. Gilreath was scalped that day. She has since had two head surgeries, three skin grafts, one eye surgery and 28 blood transfusions. But she keeps moving on the road to recovery -- and now, a year later, she's even back to wearing ponytails. (WARNING: Video contains graphic images.)



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<![CDATA[Tri-State Drivers Some of the Worst in the Country: Report]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:33:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_SAFE_DRIVING_WEB_VIDEO_1280x720_932054083890.jpg A report from safe-driving app Everdrive has ranked drivers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut some of the worst in the country.]]> <![CDATA[Chris Sullivan Talks "Guardians of the Galaxy"]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:11:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/232*120/CHRIS+SULLIVAN_NYLIVE.jpg

Actor Chris Sullivan stops by the studio to chat about playing a villainous space pirate in "Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2" and "This Is Us" season two.



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<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Little Boys Decide to 'Do the Right Thing']]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:35:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BoysReturnQuarter0428_MP4_1280x720_932015683941.jpg

We've all been there. Surveillance cameras captured this adorable conversation between two boys deciding whether to do the right thing or the wrong thing when they found money on the ground.

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<![CDATA[NJ Drivers Some of the Worst in the Country: Report]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:36:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_SAFE_DRIVING_WEB_VIDEO_1200x675_932001859568.jpg A report from a safe driving app has ranked New Jersey drivers some of the worst in the country.]]> <![CDATA[Body in Concrete May Be Linked to Mystery Disappearance]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:22:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_carldebrodie_1500x845.jpg

Mystery surrounds disappearance of Missouri man who vanished from group home. Investigators now believe they've found his body encased in concrete in storage facility. KOMU's Madeline Odle reports.

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<![CDATA[Bill's Books 4/30]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:06:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bills+books.jpg

Greetings, readers! Here's a sneak peak of what to expect on the April 30 edition of Bill's Books:

To learn more about this week's recommendations, tune into Bill's Books Sunday morning or email him at BillsBooks@nbcuni.com. 

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<![CDATA[NJ Florist Stole Flowers From Graves: Cops]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FLORIST_STEALING_FLOWERS_WEB_VIDEO_1280x720_931964483855.jpg

A New Jersey flower shop owner has been caught stealing flowers and plants from graves at a cemetery, police say.

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<![CDATA[College Unveils Birth Control Vending Machine]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:40:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_birthcontrol0427_1500x845.jpg

The University of California Davis wanted to offer students easy access to contraceptives and pregnancy tests. The machine even has Plan B. See more weird news stories here.

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<![CDATA[Body Camera Shows Wild High-Speed Chase]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:30:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_chaseshooting0427_1920x1080.jpg

Florida man speeds away from routine traffic stop, triggering a high-speed chase which was partly caught on an officer's body camera.



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<![CDATA[Hawk Attacks Leave Neighbors on Edge]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:10:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_hawkattack0427_1920x1080.jpg

A series of hawk attacks have residents of Oviedo, Florida's Whispering Oaks subdivision keeping an eye on the sky when they venture outdoors. Resident Beverly Bonadonna said, "He hit me in the head and clawed me, actually knocked me to the ground," Bonadonna said. She said the bird kept hold of her scalp while she was on the ground.

 



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<![CDATA[New Kosciuszko Bridge Braces for First Rush Hour Test]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:38:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/New_Kosciuszko_Bridge_Braces_for_First_Rush_Hour_Test.jpg

The new Kosciuszko Bridge is bracing for its very first test Friday morning. Tracie Strahan reports.

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<![CDATA[Man Stabbed to Death in Front of Upper West Side Restaurant: Police]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:28:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+TINY+CLEAN+AIRCHECK+0430-0500+-+04323329_WNBC_0000000160361.jpg

A man stabbed in front of an Upper West Side restaurant was rushed to the hospital, where he died, police say. Katherine Creag reports.

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<![CDATA[Boy Crawls Out of Wrecked Car, Finds Help to Rescue Dad]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:01:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_boyhero0427_1920x1080.jpg

A Kentucky 5-year-old crawls from car crash with broken leg in order to find help for his dad, still pinned under the wreckage. WLEX's Kelsey Borza reports.

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<![CDATA[Drugs Disguised as Well-Known Candy]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:13:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_drugcandy0427_1920x1080.jpg

Indiana's Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department is asking parents to be on the lookout for "Xanie Tarts". They look like a well-known candy. They even have the familiar logo.



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<![CDATA[Notorious 'Free Hugs' Man Is Back Again]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:17:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Notorious__Free_Hugs__Man_Is_Back_Again.jpg

The notorious "free hugs" sign-wielding man who was arrested in an attack on a Times Square tourist last year that became international news is back on the street once again. Checkey Beckford reports.

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<![CDATA[First Span of New Kosciuszko Bridge Opens]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:52:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/First_Span_of_New_Kosciuszko_Bridge_Opens.jpg

The first span of the new Kosciuszko Bridge opened Thursday night, but the question many people are asking is will it solve the traffic problems? Michael George reports. 

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<![CDATA[NYC Boy Dies After Flower Box Falls on Him: Cops, Witnesses]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:16:55 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000016034012_1200x675_931617859751.jpg

A young boy died Thursday after a flower box fell on him as he was playing in Brooklyn, according to police. Marc Santia reports

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<![CDATA[2 Injured After Oculus Escalator Malfunctions]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:23:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Two_Injured_in_Escalator_Malfunction_at_WTC_Oculus.jpg

The stunning Oculus in Lower Manhattan has barely been open a year and already there are problems with the escalators. During the morning commute, stairs buckled, causing two men to fall. Rana Novini reports.

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<![CDATA[I-Team: Cameras Show Drivers Blowing Past School Buses]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:12:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cheng+school+bus.jpg

School officials in one Long Island district plagued by drivers blowing past buses despite flashing stop signs, potentially endangering children, implemented a camera pilot program to assess the extent of the problem. Pei-Sze Cheng reports.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak to Close Some Penn Station Tracks for Summer Repairs]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:14:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Amtrak_to_Close_Some_Penn_Station_Tracks_for_Summer_Repairs.jpg

After weeks of delays and cancellations, Amtrak says essential repairs on tracks at Penn Station will likely cause more headaches for commuters this summer. Andrew Siff reports.

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