<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usThu, 13 Dec 2018 13:19:54 -0500Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:19:54 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2018's Top Stories: Vote on Your Pick for Number 1]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:18:48 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/newer+steam.png
Four'easter. A deadly bus crash. Pipe bombs. It's been an incredible news year, and we want to hear from you about it.

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Nancy Pelosi, Measles, 'Sesame Street']]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:46:46 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms1429.jpg
Here's what to know for Thursday, Dec. 13.

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<![CDATA[See the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:57:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/xmastreelight.png
Watch a live feed of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree around the clock.

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<![CDATA[Prosecutors: 19 Charged With Sex Trafficking Young Girls]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:28:21 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-141810855+%284%29.jpg
Nineteen people have been charged in connection with the sex trafficking of more than a dozen girls and women, some of whom were as young as 13 years old, prosecutors said.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Attack That Fractured Woman’s Spine: NYPD]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:17:07 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway-assualt-11-30.jpg
A man who allegedly hurled an anti-gay slur at a woman before punching her from behind on the subway in an attack that fractured her spine has been arrested, police say.

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<![CDATA[Listen Up: Snow Headed to NYC, NJ Police To Fight Package Thieves, Holland Tunnel Decorations]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:46:27 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/listen+up+holland+tunnel.00_01_01_09.Still001.jpg
Get the latest on the snow headed our way, how NJ police plan to fight package thieves, and why some are upset over the Holland Tunnel Christmas decorations in this Dec. 13 edition of Listen Up

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<![CDATA[Money Rains Onto New Jersey Highway From Armored Truck]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:15:05 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Brinks_Truck_Still.jpg
An armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing several crashes as drivers attempted to collect the cash scattered across several lanes.

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<![CDATA[Budweiser Backs Commuters Angry Over Holland Tunnel Wreaths]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:44:59 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Holland_Tunnel_Decorations_Cause_Controversy.jpg
Commuters distressed by the placement of a holiday wreath on the Holland Tunnel sign have gained an unlikely ally in their quest to have the decoration moved to another spot.
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<![CDATA[Roof of Queens Elementary School Goes Up in Flames]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:25:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/QUEENS+SCHOOL+FIRE1.jpg
The roof of a school in Queens went up in flames, fire officials say and video shows.

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<![CDATA[Fire Tears Through NYC Strip Mall, 7 Firefighters Hurt: FDNY]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:32:56 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SIDETRACKS+QNS+FIRE.jpg
A strip mall in Queens went up in flames, engulfing at least four businesses and sending nearby residents and their pets into the cold seeking safety at a nearby Wendy's as they watched the building burn.

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<![CDATA[FDNY Firefighter Killed in Road Rage to Be Laid to Rest ]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:11:03 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ff-killed-loudlabs-inset.png
The FDNY firefighter allegedly killed by a road rage suspect will be laid to rest at his funeral on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Man in Ski Mask Rapes Woman Inside Her NYC Apartment: Police]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:35:46 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bx_Sex_Assault_Dec_12.jpg
A man in a ski mask allegedly raped a woman after making his way into her apartment through her unlocked door, the NYPD said.]]>
<![CDATA[Long-Missing Dad’s Basement Bones ID’d; Death Deemed Murder]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:31:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/body-found4.jpg
A skeleton found in a Long Island basement has been identified as a father who went missing more than 50 years ago. Police say his death is being investigated as a murder.]]>
<![CDATA[Prosecutors: 3-Year-Old Beaten and Scalded by Mom, 5 Others]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:12:50 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Six_Arrested_Child_Abuse.jpg
A mother and five other people have been arrested for “severely” beating and scalding her 3-year-old son, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD: Suspect Shot When He Turns Gun on Cops]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:49:40 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pis+bronx+12+12a.png
A suspect was shot by police in the Bronx Wednesday night moments after he shot another man and then fired at the plainclothes officers who confronted him, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Slashed NYC Student: Weeks-Old Dispute Sparked Attack]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:13:20 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/qns+slashing+2.png
The teenage boy slashed by a classmate inside their own high school in Queens is speaking out for the first time about what happened as he recovers in a hospital bed.

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<![CDATA[Sandy-Damaged Home Being Lifted in Queens Collapses]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:11:41 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/breezy+point+house+collapse.jpg
A home has collapsed in the Breezy Point section of Queens as it was undergoing the process of being lifted, five years after Hurricane Sandy. Firefighters and other emergency crews were...

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<![CDATA[Massive Blaze Rips Through Row of Queens Businesses]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:56:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/QNS+FIRE7.jpg
A strip mall in Queens went up in flames early Thursday, the FDNY says, engulfing several businesses and sending neighbors into the cold.

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<![CDATA[Placement of Wreaths at Holland Tunnel Sparks Petition]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 02:43:27 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Holland_Tunnel_Decorations_Cause_Controversy.jpg
The internet has officially lost it after a photo of the Holland Tunnel sign went viral last week because of its interesting placement of holiday wreaths.
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<![CDATA[December Snow Is on the Way, Could Drop 1-3 Inches]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:31:33 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1061959854.jpg
December snow is on the way.

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<![CDATA[Traveler Busted at JFK With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:22:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/finches+8.jpg
On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving from Guyana and discovered they were carrying 70 live birds hidden in hair rollers in a black duffel bag.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Steps Up Security at Christmas Markets]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:44:19 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYPD_Steps_Up_Security_at_Christmas_Markets.jpg
The shooting rampage at a holiday market in France has NYPD ramping up security at Christmas markets across New York City. John Chandler reports.]]>
<![CDATA[6-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run, NYPD Says]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:06:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bronx+hit-and-run+6+year+old.jpg
Police say they're looking for a hit-and-run driver who critically injured a 6-year-old girl in the Bronx.

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<![CDATA[MTA Approves Budget That Assumes Fare Hikes for 2019]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:14:54 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Penn+Station+Interior+Generic+V2+Resized.jpg
The MTA approved a $17 billion budget for 2019 on Wednesday that assumes a series of broad fare hikes.]]>
<![CDATA[Screaming Match Over Subway Seat Turns Violent in NYC: NYPD]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:07:39 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SUBWAY+SEAT+ARGUMENT.jpg
A screaming match between two straphangers over a seat turned violent when one of them attacked the other, police say.

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<![CDATA[Teens Set Fire That Destroyed Historic NY Mansion: Police]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:54:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wildcliff1.jpg
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a massive fire that destroyed a historic mansion in New Rochelle last month, police said.

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<![CDATA[Listen Up: A Closer Look at Top Stories for Dec. 13]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:30:35 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/READ+UP.png
Get a closer look at the top stories for Thursday, Dec. 13.]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Baffles NJ Cops By Stealing 20s, Leaving 10s]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:03:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cash+generic+dalet.jpg
Ramsay Police are baffled by a burglar who took $40 from a pair of gift card envelopes and left $20 behind, in plain view.

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<![CDATA[School Staffers Have Rubella on Long Island]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:13:56 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/School_Staffers_Have_Rubella_on_Long_Island.jpg
Two high school faculty members are recovering after coming down with suspected rubella. Greg Cergol reports.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Announces Sweeping Plan to Overhaul NYCHA]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:41:58 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYC_Announces_Sweeping_Plan_to_Overhaul_NYCHA.jpg
The city has announced a sweeping plan to overhaul public housing, promising billions of dollars in repairs. Gaby Acevedo reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run That Killed Brooklyn Mom: NYPD]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:13:09 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gravesend+deadly+hit+run.jpg
A woman has been arrested for allegedly leaving the scene after fatally hitting a 56-year-old mother in Brooklyn, police said.

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<![CDATA[NY Woman Who Was Unwittingly Used in HIV Ad Awarded $125K]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:46:35 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-187441983.jpg
A New York woman whose photo was used in an ad campaign promoting the rights of HIV-positive people without her knowledge has been awarded $125,000 in damages, NBC News reported.Avril Nolan — who does not have...

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<![CDATA[Newark Ranks 3rd Neediest City in US: Study]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:57:39 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-175048006+1.jpg
Newark, NJ ranked third in a recent report of the neediest cities across the United States. According to WalletHub, Newark comes right behind Detroit, MI and Cleveland, OH, when it comes to high levels of child...

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<![CDATA[Airline Fails to Pay Promised Reimbursement]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:28:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Airline_Fails_to_Pay_Promised_Reimbursement.jpg
A Westchester man is looking for answers after an airline failed to pay his claim after a flight was canceled. Lynda Baquero reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Subway Gets a Speed Boost, Holiday Displays, Great Wine Pairings]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:16:10 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bergdorf3.MP4.00_00_00_10.Still001.jpg
Get the latest on the subway's new speed limit, the best of holiday display season, and holiday wine pairings in this Dec. 12 edition of Listen Up

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Flynn, Cohen, Sausage Recall, Gifford]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:38:53 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms1427.jpg
Here's what to know for Wednesday, Dec. 12.]]>
<![CDATA[New Clue Could Lead Cops to Peephole Killer of NYC Mother]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:22:35 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CAR+PEEPHOLE.jpg
Another has clue has emerged in the murder case of a woman shot through the peephole on her apartment door in front of her 15-year-old son.
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<![CDATA[New Details in NY Toddler's Day Care Nap Death Investigation]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:07:18 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/isabella+hogenlocher.jpg
The parents of a 3-year-old girl who suddenly died after she went down for a nap at a Long Island day care last week tell News 4 a doctor's review of a brain scan indicates the toddler had been without...

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<![CDATA[Driver Smashes Into Home at Senior Housing Complex]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:46:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/car+into+home+long+island+12+11.png
A couple living in a senior housing complex on Long Island had a close call when a car driven by their upstairs neighbor came barreling into their living room.

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