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NBC New York – Local News

Another School Cancels Football Season Over Bullying


Another high school football team in the tri-state area has had its season canceled over allegations of bullying.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:59 am

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38-Year-Old Woman Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn


A 38-year-old woman died after she was stabbed several times in Brooklyn Sunday evening, police said.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:40 am

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Suspect Nabbed After NJ Police Shootout: Authorities


A shootout broke out between a police officer and a suspect early Saturday in New Jersey, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:36 am

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Toddler’s Death Investigated as Possible Homicide: Prosecutor


Authorities are investigating the death of a baby from Newark Saturday as a possible homicide, officials said Sunday.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 11:16 pm

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Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Long Island


A 40-year-old woman has been killed in a hit-and-run crash on Long Island, police said Sunday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 7:14 pm

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4 Teenagers Open Fire on Brooklyn Street, Injuring 4: Police


Four teenagers opened fire on a Brooklyn street, spraying bullets that hit four different men, police said Sunday.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 6:05 pm

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2 Stabbed in Bronx, 1 With Machete: Police


Authorities are searching for an assailant who stabbed a man with a machete early Saturday in the Bronx, less than two miles from a separate stabbing that killed a man, police said.

Photo Credit: NBC10

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 10:21 pm

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Arrest in Vandalism of Brooklyn 9/11 Memorial: Police


A man was arrested Saturday in connection with the vandalism of a 9/11 memorial in Brooklyn, police said.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 10:09 pm

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Would-Be Elevator Rapist Escapes Via Tree: Cops


Police are looking for a man they say followed a 20-year-old woman into her Stuyvesant Town apartment building and tried to rape her in an elevator early Friday.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 9:10 pm

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Arrest in Stabbing After School Football Game: Police


A teenager has been arrested in the stabbing of a man following a dispute after a high school football game, police said Saturday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Flickr RF

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 6:51 pm

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WNYW – NYC News

3-year-old girl beaten to death in NYC, police say

Police say a man charged with fatally beating his stepdaughter for allegedly soiling her pants had 15 prior arrests. Kelsey Smith was charged with assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17-years-old.  He was arrested Saturday after New York City police responded to a Brooklyn homeless shelter apartment where the child, Jeida Torres, was found unconscious and unresponsive.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:14 am

NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

New York City will offer specialized training on how to handle Ebola cases to the city workers who could be at the front lines if the deadly disease were found in the country’s largest city. Top city officials will meet with the leadership of the Municipal Labor Committee, an umbrella group that represents more than 300,000 public employees, on Monday to review the city’s strategy with battling any Ebola cases.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:37 am

Homeless woman’s belongings cost NYC $200G

Court papers show that New York City taxpayers have paid $200,000 to store the belongings of a homeless woman since 2006. The city reportedly picked up the tab after Andrea Logan lost her Manhattan apartment after a debilitating stroke. The city is required by state law to cover homeless people’s storage expenses.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:24 am

The 400 year-old ‘Lord of Miracles’ tradition

A 400 year-old tradition from Peru was celebrated in New York City Sunday. The start of a five day festival known as “The Lord of Miracles” was held at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:28 am

Protests over Klinghoffer production at Met

A mass demonstration is set to happen at the Metropolitan Opera Monday night. Last month, organizers gathered and denounced the Met’s decision to stage a production of “The Death of Klinghoffer” and they’re coming back for more. The story centers around the murder of Jewish cruise ship passenger, Leon Klinghoffer.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:22 am

Thousands participate in 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

Thousands of people in New York City proved every step counts in the battle against breast cancer. The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer took place in the city over the weekend.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:47 am

NYC anti-poop campaign

East Harlem pet owners were out in force Saturday, getting the word out that there is no ‘poop fairy’ in their neighborhood. Dozens of owners and pooches turned out for the event on east 112th Street and First Avenue.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 1:46 am

Police arrest man who vandalized 9/11 memorial

Elliot Baez’s hands were cuffed behind his back as he was led out of the 60th precinct. The same hands police say he used to smear paint all over a sacred memorial in Coney Island.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 10:22 pm

‘Ground blessing’ ceremony at church destroyed on 9/11

A ground blessing ceremony was held for the only church destroyed in the September 11th attacks. The event marked the beginning of a two year project to rebuild Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church into a national shrine. The site for the “Saint Nicholas National Shrine” was blessed by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 10:18 pm

Staten Island community copes with Ebola fears

New York City’s health commissioner tried to ease fears and concerns about Ebola in Staten Island’s Liberian community on Friday evening. Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, the commissioner, said she is confident that the city’s hospitals and health officials can respond to any Ebola cases and that there will be “no widespread Ebola outbreak in this city.” This community is known as “Little Liberia.”

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 2:55 am