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Tuesday September 2nd 2014

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NBC New York – Local News

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice


Police are investigating after a man approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say.

Photo Credit: Staten Island Advance

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:59 am

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Smoke Billows From Flatiron Building


A two-alarm fire tore through a Flatiron restaurant in Manhattan late Monday afternoon, traveling up to the roof and sending up heavy black smoke through the area, authorities say.

Photo Credit: @akreigstein/Instagram

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:28 am

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Man Tries to Strangle Elderly Woman With Hoodie: NYPD


A man was shot and killed and two others were wounded near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday, hours before the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been marred by violence in recent years,…

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:26 am

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NYC Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Fatally Stabbed


A pregnant woman was found fatally shot outside her Long Island home, police said Sunday. Her fetus didn’t survive.

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:41 am

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Man Shot in Face, Teen Grazed in Shooting: NYPD


Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street Monday evening. Police are investigating after a man and a teen were wounded in a shooting on a Bronx street…

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 12:51 am

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Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ


A 24-year-old man is in police custody after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death in New Jersey.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:51 pm

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Photos From the 2014 West Indian Day Parade


The annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn celebrates Caribbean culture and echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities, with dancers wearing elaborate, feathered costumes.

Photo Credit: AP

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:14 pm

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NJ, NY Counties Among Most Prone to Natural Disasters: Report


New Jersey and New York are home to six of the 10 U.S. counties most prone to natural disasters, according to Time Magazine. Danielle Elias reports.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:20 pm

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‘REVEL’ Letters Bent, Broken & Removed


Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

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Photo Credit: NBC10.com – Matt DeLucia

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:55 pm

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3 Hurt in Lightning Strike at NYC Beach


Joan Rivers’ daughter said Sunday that she and others are "keeping our fingers crossed," as the 81-year-old comedic legend remained hospitalized in Manhattan.

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Photo Credit: Telemundo/NBC 4 New York

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:45 am

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WNYW – NYC News

Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

It appears the subway bedbug problem we’ve been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there’s another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:48 pm

West Indian Day Parade steps off amid shootings

The West Indian Day Parade is supposed to be a time of fun and excitement in celebration of Caribbean culture. However, several shootings near the parade has turned it into a day of tragedy for some.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:05 pm

Homeowner interrupting burglary is fatally stabbed

Police in New York City say an intruder stabbed a couple who interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 6:35 pm

New MTA bus routes take effect

The MTA has new bus routes throughout the 5 boroughs. 

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:09 pm

Suspect, rookie officer both wounded in gunfire

Authorities say an early morning gunfire exchange on a Brooklyn street has left the suspect hospitalized and a police officer with a graze wound.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:11 am

3 hurt in lightning strike as storms batter NYC area

Heavy thunderstorms swept through the tri-state on Sunday causing flash floods and lightning strikes that injured 3 people. The three men were struck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx Sunday afternoon and were being treated at a local hospital. Meanwhile, various Labor Day weekend celebrations were interrupted, delayed and even canceled as the U.S. Open tennis tournament had to be postponed and the Electric Zoo musical festival on Randall’s Island had to be prematurely shut down.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:47 am

‘Wrong-way’ bikers, ATVs force Van Wyck to grind to a halt

There was a wild scene on the Van Wyck Expressway on Sunday. A large group of dirt bikers and ATV riders were driving recklessly near Hillside Avenue. Police say many of the bikers were going the wrong way on the road bringing traffic to a stop.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:35 am

Man arrested in Central Park bias attack

Police say a man has been charged and arrested for his involvement in a Central Park hate-crime assault. According to the NYPD, 20-year-old Edward Fall, shot a 36-year-old female jogger with a pellet gun and was part of a group of people who the jogger said made anti-white statements against her.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:04 pm

Joan Rivers remains in NYC hospital in serious condition

Hollywood legend Joan Rivers, 81, remains in serious condition at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers. She says loved ones are hopeful about the comedian’s condition as she remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor’s office.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:16 pm

Cocktails with Moses Laboy

Mixologist Moses Laboy came to Friday Night Live to mix up some cocktails to get us started on the holiday weekend. Born and raised in Spanish Harlem, Laboy has mixed drinks at Red Rooster, Los Americanos, Le Colonial NYC, and elsewhere. He has served drinks to President Obama and President Clinton.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 2:49 am