<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usTue, 24 Apr 2018 10:45:06 -0400Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:45:06 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Infamous Drug Lord Brought to NY in Multi-Ton Cocaine Case]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:42:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/colombia+drug+lord.jpg
One of Colombia’s most notorious drug kingpins was extradited to New York from Colombia late Monday and is expected to appear in federal court in Brooklyn later Tuesday, law enforcement sources with...

<![CDATA[These 30 NY, NJ Hospitals Got Highest Grades in Safety Study]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:41:46 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/baby-birth-born-734541.jpg
You may want to keep this list on hand when considering where to go for medical care in New Jersey or New York.

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<![CDATA[NBC 4, T47, Stop & Shop Team Up for Food Drive This Saturday]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:23:02 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/memphis+food+drive+2.jpg
NBC 4 New York, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the tri-state region have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Awakes to Gunman on Fire Escape Breaking In: NYPD]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:02:50 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/FIRE+ESCAPE+BURGLARY+SUSPECT+BX+-+00000509_WNBC_000000020827469.jpg
A woman sleeping in her Bronx apartment awoke one morning last month to find a gun-toting man on her fire escape, who then smashed her window and broke into her apartment, police say.The 57-year-old...

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<![CDATA[10 of NYC's Best Mexican Restaurants Revealed in New List]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:28:46 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/tacombi.jpg
Like any cuisine, not all Mexican food is created equal.]]>
<![CDATA[FedEx Delivery Worker Stabs Man on Midtown Sidewalk: Police]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:59:40 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PERSON+STABBED+MIDTOWN+VO+-+15123620_WNBC_000000020825121.jpg
A FedEx delivery driver has been arrested, accused of stabbing a man in the back near the Empire State Building Monday afternoon, officials say.The stabbing near West 33rd Street and Fifth Avenue just...

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<![CDATA[NYC Baby Sitter Who Tortured Child to Death Faces Judge]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:56:13 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gloria+fields+arrested+baby+death.jpg
A 32-year-old woman who has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for torturing and killing a 17-month-old Staten Island boy she had been baby sitting two years ago will be sentenced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[These NYC Area Hospitals Got Lowest Grades in Safety Report]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:16:04 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/191*120/aerial-aerial-view-application-935869.jpg
You may want to keep this list in mind the next time you need to go to a hospital in the New York City metropolitan area.

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Bush, Toronto, Genital Transplant, A. Mack]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:40:09 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms1168.jpg
Here's what to know for Tuesday, April 24.]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD 'Monitoring' Van Strike in Toronto That Left 10 Dead]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:11:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Toronto-Van-Incident.jpg
Yuen said police were still interviewing witnesses and examining surveillance video of the incident as part of what he called a 'complex' investigation.

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<![CDATA[Inferno Engulfs Row of Stores, Sends Plume of Smoke Over NYC]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:48:21 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BRONX+FIRE+STORES.jpg
A massive fire is engulfing several businesses in the Bronx and sending a black plume of smoke into the air.

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<![CDATA[New York Isn't Nation's Worst City for Renters (It's Close)]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:40:38 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/architecture-bridge-brooklyn-bridge-421927.jpg
When it comes to choosing a city to live in, most prospective renters factor in the cost with lifestyle and economic opportunity. Sometimes it all evens out; sometimes not so much.

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<![CDATA[Choke Hold Robber Terrorizing Same NYC Apartment Building]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:00:29 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BX+ROBBERY.jpg
Cops say they are hunting a robber who has targeted his victims in the same Bronx apartment building twice in two months.

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<![CDATA[New Jersey Man, 71, Shoots, Kills Son, Then Himself: Police]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:12:19 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_4.jpg
Police are investigating after a New Jersey man apparently shot and killed his son, and then killed himself, in their home Sunday, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbor Dropping Off Boy Accidentally Hits, Kills Him: NYPD]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:31:46 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BECKFORD+FATAL+PEDESTRIAN+STRUCK+BX+BROLL+PT2+-+21282010_WNBC_0.jpg
An 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a driver trying to park her minivan just after dropping him off in the Bronx, police say.

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<![CDATA[NY, CT Hospitals Rank Among Nation's Worst for Safety: Study]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:54:28 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GENERIC+HOSPIAL+PEXELS.jpg
New York and Connecticut hospitals rank among the worst in the nation when it comes to safety ratings, while New Jersey fared much better, however, still failing to crack the top 15, a new report released...

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<![CDATA[Homeless Girl Scouts Sell 32,000 Boxes of Cookies]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:20:28 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GSGNY+Troop+6000+423.jpg
Girls Scouts who live in homeless shelters in New York City held their first cookie sale ever to raise money for their troop, and were able to successfully surpass their goal of boxes sold.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Who Lost Newborn Makes 'Comfort Boxes' for Other Parents]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 03:36:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Colletti+4pm+Omphalocele+Baby+pkg++-+00000023_WNBC_000000020826.jpg
The loss of her newborn baby inspired her to assemble comfort boxes for other grieving mothers.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs for Income Growth Potential]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:42:13 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/189*120/adult-blur-business-630839.jpg
WalletHub looked at 109 entry-level jobs based on 13 key metrics, including median starting salary, projected job growth and median tenure.

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<![CDATA[Double-Decker MTA Buses Could Return to NYC Streets]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:33:26 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/double+decker+2+edited.jpg
The MTA unveiled its Bus Action Plan on Monday to improve deteriorating bus service. Andy Byford, president of the city's Manhattan Transit Authority, unveiled a number of initiatives to address issues...

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<![CDATA[Movie-Goers Terrorized by 5 Young Kids in Cap Gun 'Holdup']]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:09:35 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/movie+theater+cap.jpg
Five Connecticut kids, some as young as 10 years old, are facing charges they terrorized patrons at a movie theater with cap guns Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Partial Facade Collapse in New York City; 1 Minor Injury]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:14:13 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+caution+tape+vg.jpg
A large section of a building's brick facade collapsed in the Bronx Monday early afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Boy Dies After Suspected Drunken Driver Strikes Motorbike]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:14:31 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/6+Year+Old+Killed.jpg
A suspected drunken driver hit and killed a 6-year-old boy riding a mini motorbike with his mother's boyfriend in West Philadelphia late Sunday night, Philadelphia police said.

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<![CDATA[LI Birdwatchers Cause Flap Over Bald Eagles]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:35:31 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LI_Birdwatchers_Cause_Flap_Over_Bald_Eagles.jpg
Bald eagles nesting on Long Island has property owners squawking over trespassers trying to catch a look at the raptors. Pei-Sze Cheng reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Pregnant NJ Woman Struggles to Get Travel Refund]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:19:12 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pregnant_NJ_Woman_Struggles_to_Get_Travel_Refund.jpg
If you plan a trip to a visit the U.S. government warns against visiting and you're worried about your health are you entitled to money back? A New Jersey woman tells her story. Lynda Baquero reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuomo Announces Plan to Ban Plastic Bags in New York ]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:47:02 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-80061423+edited.jpg
New York introduced a bill that would ban all single-use, plastic carryout bags at any point of sale in the state.

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<![CDATA[Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tribeca Festival]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:22:05 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tribeca+film+festival+13.jpg
Here's everything you need to know about the Tribeca Film Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[Southwest Begins Inspections After Engine Catastrophe]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:31:14 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Southwest_Begins_Inspections_After_Engine_Catastrophe.jpg
Southwest Airlines canceled dozens of flights Sunday so the company can inspect engine fan blades, and more cancellations are expected this week. Gus Rosendale reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Dead Toddler Found Near PATH Tracks ID'd; Dad Arrested]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:47:06 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/temyah+travis+plummer+path+tracks.jpg
The child found dead in a suitcase near the PATH tracks in Jersey City almost two weeks ago has been identified as a missing 2-year-old from Virginia, law enforcement sources told News 4.

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<![CDATA[Cops Probe NYC Sidewalk Ambush as Possible Hate Crime]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:28:48 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JEWISH+MAN+BK+ATTACKED.jpg
A man claims he was beaten because he is Jewish.]]>
<![CDATA[COMMUTER ALERT: Amtrak Wire Problems Make Penn Mess]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:56:45 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_Transit_Having_One_of_Its_Worst_Years_Ever.jpg
NJ Transit trains in and out of New York Penn Station faced massive delays due to Amtrak overhead wire problems for most of the day Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Small Plane Totally Submerged in NJ Lake Crash; 1 Hurt]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:07:02 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/plane+down+nj.jpg
A small plane crashed into Lake Aeroflex in Newton, New Jersey, on Monday, leaving one passenger with serious injuries.

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<![CDATA[NJ Food Pantry Focuses on Healthy Foods]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:26:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_Food_Pantry_Focuses_on_Healthy_Foods.jpg
Touch, a New Jersey pantry that only stocks healthy foods, is among the locations teaming up with NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Stop & Shop for Feeding our Families. Jen Maxfield reports.]]>
<![CDATA[7 of America's Top Indian Restaurants Are in the Tri-State]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:57:01 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/best+indian.jpg
Like any cuisine, not all Indian food is created equal.

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<![CDATA[Police Confiscate 5 Assault Weapons, AK47 in NJ Apartment]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:55:41 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/siren-generic-cc.jpg
Police confiscated a cache of loaded weapons, including an AK47, from a New Jersey apartment, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Need a Cheap Slice? Here Are 10 Tasty Options Just for You]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:08:18 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/PIZZA+PEXELS.jpg
Going out in New York City can sometimes put a hole in your pocket, but it doesn’t have to.

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<![CDATA[Waffle House Victims Identified; Manhunt Underway for Gunman]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:40:16 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Waffle-House-Shooting-Suspect-Split.jpg
A manhunt is underway for the gunman that opened fire with an AR-15 at a Nashville-area Waffle House early Sunday, killing four people, before his gun was wrestled away by a restaurant patron.Police are...

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<![CDATA[Happening Today: Waffle House, Royal Baby, Measles]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:22:13 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cms1166.jpg
Here's what to know for Monday, April 23.

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<![CDATA[NYPD Cop Seriously Injured in LIE Multi-Car Crash]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:56:58 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Serious+Ax+LIE.jpg
An NYPD officer was seriously injured in a multi-car accident on the Long Island Expressway early Sunday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Man in 'MAGA' Hat Sought for Racially Charged Subway Push]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:30:05 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/254*120/MAGA+Hat+Subway+Push.png
Police are looking for a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and shirt who allegedly shouted racial comments at another man and then pushed him onto the subway tracks Friday night.

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<![CDATA[NBC 4 Volunteers for Comcast Cares Day ]]> Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:32:40 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/comcastcares2018-cc-thumb.jpg