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NBC New York – Local News

Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police


A woman staying with her 4-year-old daughter in a Queens homeless shelter became enraged when she found the girl squirting hand lotion on the floor, then hit her in the face and stomach and threw her against…

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:09 pm

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Girl Killed, 9 Hurt in Bronx School Crash: Cops


An 8-year-old girl was killed and nine other people were injured, at least three of them seriously, when a car jumped a curb outside a Bronx school during dismissal and hit them as they walked on the…

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:50 pm

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Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?


New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States — and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West…

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 12:49 pm

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Parents Keep Kids From School Over Ebola Fears


Dozens of parents kept their children home from the John Pearl Elementary School in Bohemia Friday because of fears about Ebola after a student’s relatives came to visit from Guinea.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:03 am

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FAQ on Spread of Ebola After NYC Doc Diagnosed


Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, visited NBC 4 New York to help answer some viewer questions about Ebola and how it’s spread

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:15 am

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Timeline: Tracking NYC Ebola Patient’s Whereabouts


Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited…
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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:16 am

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NY, NJ Tighten Standards for Travelers at Risk for Ebola


Anyone flying into John F. Kennedy or Newark Liberty International Airport after having contact with Ebola-infected patients in one of three West African nations battling the potentially deadly virus will face a…
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:59 pm

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Raw Video: Police Escort Ebola Patient to Bellevue


Officers responded to the perimeter of Craig Spencer’s Harlem apartment building in order to redirect traffic and escort EMS to Bellevue Hospital. The NYPD said officers did not come into contact with Spencer or…

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:58 pm

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NJ Cop Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges: Authorities


A New Jersey police officer and two others have both been indicted on drug conspiracy charges after they allegedly sold crack cocaine out of their home, prosecutors say.

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:23 pm

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Map: Where Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer Has Been


Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited…
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:45 pm

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WNYW – NYC News

Arrest in child’s death at NY homeless shelter

Authorities have arrested the mother of a four-year-old girl in connection to her death at a Queens homeless shelter.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:16 pm

Humanitarian doctor treated for Ebola in NYC

The doctor who became the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City remained in stable condition on Friday.  Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Spencer returned from Euorpe via Africa on Oct. 17 after treating Ebola patients and rode the subway, went bowling and dined at a restaurant in the hours before being hospitalized.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:57 am

Timeline: Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer

The New York City Health Department has issued a timeline of the travels and activities of a Doctor Without Borders physician who worked with Ebola patients in West Africa and has since fallen ill himself. The doctor, identified in press reports as Dr. Craig Spencer, is being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan .He last worked with Ebola patients in Guinea on October 12, the Health Departments said.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:10 am

Mandatory Ebola quarantines in NY and NJ

Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all medical workers and other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. The move came after a New York City physician who returned to the U.S. a week ago from treating Ebola patients in Guinea fell ill with the virus.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:04 pm

Bratton: Ax incident was ‘terrorist attack’

An NYPD officer who was seriously injured by a hatchet-wielding man remained in critical but stable condition on Friday. The rookie officer suffered a head injury. The man, identified as Zale Thompson, attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:23 pm

Experts answer questions about Ebola in NYC

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in New York City traveled the subway system, visited a park, went bowling and rode in a cab.  The movements of Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, who is stable and in isolation at Bellevue Hospital has many New Yorkers worried. Good Day New York spoke with two medical experts about Ebola, how it is spread and the potential — if any– others were infected.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:40 pm

Who is Dr. Craig Spencer?

Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, of Hamilton Heights, Manhattan became the first person in New York City to test positive for Ebola, a potentially deadly virus that has killed more than 4,800 people in Africa. Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, is being treated in an isolation ward at Bellevue Hospital. He was listed in stable condition on Friday. His fiance is in quarantine at Bellevue. Friends and neighbors describe him as a “great guy” and a “true humanitarian.”

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:29 pm

Elderly man found dead in Central Park

Police are investigating the death of an elderly man who was found unconscious and unresponsive in Central Park. Police say the man was found in bushes near 96th Street and Fifth Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:04 am

NYPD probes death of girl at homeless shelter

Authorities are investigating the death of a 4-year-old girl at a homeless shelter in Queens. Police say the child, identified as Lanaysah Meraldo, was found unconscious and unresponsive just before 1 p.m. Thursday at the Briarwood Family Residence on 134th Street. She was pronounced dead by EMS.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 2:20 am

Anti-police graffiti in Queens

The NYPD is investigating anti-police graffiti scrawled in Astoria, Queens. People who live and work in the neighborhood find it extremely disturbing.The graffiti, found near 31st Street and 36th Avenue, encouraged violence against cops: “Become a hero, shoot a cop,” “Off the pigs,” and “Good cop = dead cop.”

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:57 pm