<![CDATA[NBC New York - Local News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 19 Nov 2017 21:44:09 -0500Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:44:09 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2 Seriously Hurt in NYC Apartment Fire: FDNY]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:16:09 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx-foxhurst-fire-11-19-2-crop.jpg
A house fire in the Bronx early Sunday seriously injured two people, firefighters said.

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<![CDATA[Car For Hire Crashes in Queens Intersection, Killing 1: NYPD]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:58:28 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+police+vg.jpg
A speeding car for hire crashed with another vehicle in a Queens intersection, killing the driver of the other vehicle, police said.

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<![CDATA[Cops Arrest Man in Deadly Shooting at NJ Applebee's]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:23:24 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Noel-Powell-III.jpg
Police arrested a man accused of shooting and killing a man inside a New Jersey Applebee's restaurant.

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<![CDATA[Scaffold Swings Violently as Strong Winds Bear Down on NYC]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:19:59 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/IPNVideo_1200x675_1099568707551.jpg
A scaffold in Tribeca was tossed around by intense winds with gusts of up to 50 mph on Sunday. In SoHo, scaffolding collapsed, injuring five people, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Launches Into Building During Pursuit; At Least 1 Dead]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:52:56 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SIEGAL+NJ+CAR+INTO+BUILDING+BROLL++-+00002820_WNBC_000000018718.jpg
A car crashed into a building in New Jersey during what authorities say was a police pursuit.
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<![CDATA[Dangerous Winds Topple Trees, Toss Scaffolds in Tri-State]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:21:20 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/stringr-5a11d944d3426c970c1cdd42-2+-+00000705_WNBC_000000018718.jpg
Winds with gusts of up to 50 mph tore through much of the tri-state Sunday, knocking down trees and sending scaffold on buildings swinging.
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<![CDATA[Woman Says Cuomo Ignored Sex Harassment By Appointee]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:38:52 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SEX+HARASSMENT+LAWSUIT+INVOLVING+CUOMO+WGRZ+-+00003904_WNBC_000.jpg
An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her,...

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<![CDATA[Scaffolding Collapses in SoHo, Injuring 5 People: FDNY]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:57:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SOHO+SCAFFOLDING+COLLAPSE+LATAKOO+CLIPS+1+-+8++-+00001429_WNBC_1.jpg
Scaffolding collapsed in SoHo amid high winds Sunday, scattering debris across the street and injuring five people.

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<![CDATA[6 Hurt After Driver Fleeing Cops Leaves Trail of Destruction]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:34:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NOVINI+BUS+INTO+CARS+BK++11PM+PKG++-+22525127_WNBC_000000018715.jpg
A driver took off during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Saturday, plowing through a red light and hitting an MTA bus and two cars in chaotic crashes that left six people injured, the NYPD said.]]>
<![CDATA[Alleged Manspreading Subway Attacker Arrested by Police]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:00:41 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SUBWAY+ATTACK+BK+PERPWALK++-+22394604_WNBC_000000018715036.jpg
Police have arrested a Brooklyn man they believe violently attacked a woman after she called him out for manspreading on a subway train.
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<![CDATA[Missing Tenant Accounted for After Massive NYC Fire: Police]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:38:26 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hamilton-heights-fire-1117.jpg
A tenant who was missing after their upper Manhattan apartment building went up in flames has been accounted for, police said Saturday, meaning no one is believed to have been killed in the massive blaze. ]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Driver Arrested for Impersonating Federal Officer]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:19:47 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Andrew+Kessler.jpg
A federal-corrections-officer-turned-Uber-driver was arrested near the Holland Tunnel for trying to impersonate a federal officer, police said.

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<![CDATA[Confused Driver Steers Car Onto LIRR Platform: Police]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:28:26 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/car+LIRR.jpg
In a state of confusion, a driver maneuvered his or her car onto a Long Island Rail Road platform Saturday evening, police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Students Set Fire to Quinnipiac Dorm Bathrooms: Police]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:30:26 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/QU-ARSON-SUSPECTS.jpg
Two Quinnipiac students face arson charges after allegedly setting fires in dormitory bathrooms, according to the Hamden Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Men Caught With 1,500 Bags of Heroin in NJ Mall Parking Lot]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:04:48 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/parks-rincon-combo.jpg
Two men were arrested in the parking lot of Garden State Plaza with 1,500 bags of heroin, prosecutors said.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Woman Struck, Killed by SUV in New Jersey: Police]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:03:04 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/474088166-Police-lights.jpg
A 69-year-old woman was struck and killed while she walked across a New Jersey street, police said.

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<![CDATA[Stolen Car Backs Into 2 Officers During Traffic Stop: Police ]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:32:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcintyre-curry.jpg
A man on Long Island drove a stolen car into police officers, throwing one of them to the ground, police said Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Man Stabs His Mother to Death in Their NY Home: Police ]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:18:35 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Christopher-Storm-Harrison-inset.jpg
A 26-year-old man stabbed his mother to death in the home they shared on Long Island, police said.

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<![CDATA[Dangerous Winds to Pummel Tri-State Through Sunday]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:44:44 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6325057063.jpg
A storm system will bring rain and powerful winds to the tri-state into Sunday, Storm Team 4 says.

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<![CDATA[Abducted New York Girl Found in San Diego]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:06:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/new+york+mother+arrested.JPG
A child abducted by her mother from Rochester, New York, earlier this week was found in San Diego Friday night. Her mother does not have custody and had taken the girl without permission.

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<![CDATA[Inferno Devours Manhattan Building, Spews Blanket of Smoke]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:15:18 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DO3brEHXkAEw60B+-+Copy.jpg
A large fire overtook an apartment building in Hamilton Heights on Friday afternoon, sending flames pouring out of the building and plumes of smoke rising over the neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Straphangers Beat Up Man After Mom Attacked on Platform]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:01:05 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway-beating-triptych.jpg
Straphangers kicked and punched a drunk man who allegedly attacked a mother in front of her three children on a Bronx subway platform, video posted to social media shows.

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<![CDATA[Humpback Whale Spotted in NY Channel: Officials]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:18:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/AP_17317476459105.jpg
The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society is monitoring a humpback whale in Long Island waters that was first spotted on Nov. 10 by the Nature Conservancy.

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<![CDATA[Boys Plotted to Blow Up School With Rocket Launcher: NYPD]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:56:49 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Boys_Accused_of_Planning_Attack_on_NYC_School.jpg
A pair of 12-year-old boys were arrested after authorities said someone found a notebook where they sketched out plans to blow up their Queens school with rocket launchers, grenades and land mines.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Food Pantry Short 1,000 Turkeys Ahead of Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:57:11 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thanksgiving+food+pantries.jpg
A New Jersey food pantry says it is in desperate need of turkeys and other Thanksgiving fixings a week before the holiday.

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<![CDATA[NJ Woman Stuck for 3 Hours Inside Septic Tank Rescued]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:14:29 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/woman+in+septic+tank+mullica+bipanel.jpg
A woman was stuck underground for three hours after falling into a septic tank behind a home in Mullica Township, New Jersey Thursday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[NJ Fights Opioid Crisis With Operation Helping Hand]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:47:20 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NJ_Fights_Opioid_Crisis_With_Operation_Helping_Hand.jpg
Authorities in New Jersey are using new tactics to combat the opioid crisis. Pat Battle reports.]]>
<![CDATA[12 Businesses Violated New York Human Rights Law: City]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:22:53 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/188*120/FCPRESSER_WebHero.jpg
The city Commission on Human Rights has announced charges against a dozen business for violating a law that forbids asking job applicants about their criminal history.

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<![CDATA[Packages Piling Up Because Carriers Can't Get Into Buildings]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:09:32 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/package-probs-diptych-1116_960.jpg
Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can't get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are...

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<![CDATA[Popular NYC Pizzeria to Open 5 Locations in New Jersey]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:52:24 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/artichoke-basilles-pizza-new-york-ny-artichoke-pizza-610x392.jpg
This wildly popular New York pizza chain is making its New Jersey debut.

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<![CDATA[These Are 10 Worst Days to Drive in NYC During the Holidays]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:02:01 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/traffic-holiday-070313.jpg
The New York City Department of Transportation released its plan to help improve travel on the heaviest traffic days during the holiday season, from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

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<![CDATA[9 Hurt As Massive Blaze Rips Through NYC Building: FDNY]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:59:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hamilton-heights-fire-1117.jpg
Seven firefighters, one police officer and one civilian were hurt in a massive, wind-swept blaze at a century-old apartment building in upper Manhattan Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Asks Manspreader for Space, Gets Punched in the Face]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:03:05 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+manspreader+punches+woman.jpg
A Brooklyn woman says video shows the manspreading attacker who punched her in the face in during a profanity-laced tirade on a subway train Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Frozen Corn Recalled Over Listeria Risk ]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:18:03 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/corn+recall.jpg
Stop & Shop has recalled some of its frozen corn because it may be contaminated with listeria.

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<![CDATA[Major West Coast Burger Chain Is Coming to NYC]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:10:13 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/Carls1.jpg
One of the best-known and most popular fast food chains on the west coast is planning to make its New York City debut in 2018.

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<![CDATA[2nd Arrest Made in Sneaker Horror Death of Young NJ Dad]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:48:19 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dad+killed+sneakers.jpg
A second suspect has been arrested in the killing of a New Jersey father of 11 who law enforcement sources say was stabbed to death in front of his 8-year-old son Tuesday in a bizarre case involving an eviction,...

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<![CDATA[Thieves Who Ambushed Man, 76, Wanted in More Muggings: NYPD]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:16:04 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC+11PM+AIRCHECK+M-Sun+-+23062429_WNBC_000000018662274.jpg
The muggers who were caught on camera ambushing a 76-year-old man in Manhattan earlier this week are also wanted in at least three other strong-arm robberies in recent days.

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