<![CDATA[NBC New York - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usMon, 18 Dec 2017 17:31:36 -0500Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:31:36 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trooper Critically Injured After Getting Hit on L.I.E.]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:00:36 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHOPPER+320PM+-+16045901_WNBC_000000019102083.jpg
A state trooper assisting a stranded driver on the side of the Long Island Expressway was hit by a car, and is in the hospital in critical condition, authorities say.The trooper was helping the driver...

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<![CDATA[FBI Warned Trump Russians Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 13:18:39 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/583522076-Trump-RNC.jpg
In the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was warned that foreign adversaries, including Russia, would probably try to spy on and infiltrate his campaign, multiple...

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<![CDATA[Americans Vote Same Word Most 'Annoying' for 9th Year in a Row]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:22:41 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/confusion_generic_2.jpg
There is one word so apparently reviled by Americans that it has been named the "most annoying" -- out of all the words and phrases there are in casual conversation -- for nine straight years.]]>
<![CDATA[MTA Wants More Free Transfers During Service Interruptions]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:11:18 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/generic+subway+delays.jpg
The MTA will recommend at a board meeting nexxt month that commuters get more free transfers in the event of service disruptions, both planned and unplanned.Transit officials tell News 4 New York that...

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<![CDATA[Six of the Most Visited New Jersey Destinations of 2017]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:40:16 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*159/lyftiesportapizza.jpg
Ride-sharing app Lyft has compiled its data for 2017 to determine the most popular places across the United States among riders.

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<![CDATA[Dramatic Images: Cars Crushed as Train Derails Off Bridge]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:33:36 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WA+AMTRAK+TRAIN+DERAILMENT+AERIALS+-+13315910_WNBC_000000019099.jpg
An Amtrak train derailed off an overpass and onto a highway in Washington state south of Seattle Monday, causing an unknown number of fatalities and injuries, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Senator Manchin Calls for Franken to Un-Resign]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 13:25:42 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/030811+joe+manchin.jpg
Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Monday that his colleague Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., should not have announced his resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations.He urged Franken, who has not said exactly...

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<![CDATA[Construction Worker Near Chelsea Market Dies: NYPD]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:40:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/179*120/shutterstock_146467091.jpg
A construction worker at an office complex being built near Google's Manhattan campus has died after he was found with head trauma at the work site Monday morning, police say.

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<![CDATA[Get Paid to Be at the 2018 Super Bowl]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:07:04 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SuperBowl1218_MP4_1280x720_1118925379955.jpg
Even though it is too late to become a Super Bowl LII volunteer, you can still find an actual job that will get you inside the stadium on game day.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Hurt in Bloody NYC Subway Station Slashing: Police]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:00:01 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+shlashing.jpg
Two people were slashed Sunday inside one of New York City’s busiest subway stations, police say.

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<![CDATA[Don't Want to Cook? These 17 Restaurants Are Open Christmas]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:43:23 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/legal+seafood.jpg
For many, Christmas is an epic cooking fest for the entire family and friends, whether you're hosting or enjoying others' feasts. But, also for many, it's a time to eat out.

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<![CDATA[Terror, Trump, a Giraffe: Top Local News Stories of 2017]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:07:21 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/montage+top+news.jpg
A look back at some of the most compelling tri-state news events and photos from 2017.

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<![CDATA[NBC 4 New York's 10 Most Liked Instagram Photos of 2017]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:32:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/popularinstaphoto2017.PNG
As we say goodbye to 2017, we take a look back at our most popular Instagram photos from our page.
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<![CDATA[10-Day-Old NYC Boy Found Dead in Crib, Police Say]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:59:50 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/POLICE+SIREN+NJ+-+Copy.jpg
Authorities are investigating the death of a 10-day-old New York City boy who was found unconscious in his crib late Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Dramatic Images: Raging NYC Fire Wipes Out Family]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:42:15 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Brooklyn+House+Fire81.jpg
At least four people, three children and their mother, are dead after a fast-moving fire broke out in Brooklyn, officials say. The blaze left the home completely gutted. Here are dramatic images from the scene.

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<![CDATA[Stolen NJ Trooper Uniforms, Guns Possibly Used in Robbery]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:43:36 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-466664387.jpg
An unmarked SUV belonging to the New Jersey State Police was stolen, along with two weapons and state police uniforms that had been inside it, officials said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Rape Survivor Calls for Justice Reforms in Military]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:55:02 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Military+Rape+Survivor.jpg
While the #MeToo movement sparked a national conversation about sexual assault and harassment in the media and entertainment, a survivor from North Texas is pushing for more focus on assaults in the...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Wildfire Threatens to Become Largest in State History]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:34:16 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-894007082.jpg
The third-largest wildfire in California history continues to spread in Santa Barbara County, fanned overnight by the winds that have driven it to this point.The deadly Thomas Fire, which on Sunday was nearing...

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<![CDATA[Strangers Punch Man Into Path of Manhattan Subway: Cops]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:30:52 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway-suspectsinset-12-16.jpg
A man in the Union Square subway station was punched in the head by two strangers, then fell to the ground and was hit in the head by an oncoming train, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Man Pretends to Help Elderly Woman With Groceries, Steals $2]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:32:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GROCERY+BAG+ROBBERY.jpg
A man who pretended to be a good Samaritan by helping an elderly woman with her groceries ended up robbing the woman inside her own Manhattan apartment building, police say.

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<![CDATA[4 People, Including Pregnant Woman, Hurt in Apartment Fire: FDNY]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:58:22 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bronx-apt-fire-12-16.jpg
A fire broke out at an apartment early Sunday, injuring four people including a pregnant woman, firefighters said.

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<![CDATA[NYC Movie Theater Evacuated Over Report of Smoke ]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:10:18 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/UWS+movie+theatre+evacuation.jpg
A large movie theater at Lincoln Center was evacuated Sunday over reports of smoke and an electrical fire, witnesses and officials said.

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