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Long Island Woman Tries to Find Owner of Vintage Photo Washed Up During Sandy

nbcnewyork.com — When Hurricane Sandy hit Massapequa two years ago, so much was lost but at least one special thing survived all the destruction. Inside a pile of debris on her front lawn, homeowner Leah Welsh found a vintage black-and-white photo showing a woman in a dress pinning a flower onto a man's tuxedo.

Officer Shoots, Kills Man in Brooklyn Apartment Building Stairwell: NYPD

nbcnewyork.com — An officer shot and killed a 28-year-old man in a dimly lit stairwell at a public housing building in Brooklyn late Thursday, according to the NYPD. Two officers were on foot patrol inside the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York at about 11 p.m.

Bronx Man Jailed for 18 Years Despite 13 Alibi Witnesses

nbcnewyork.com — Richard Rosario sat down in the visiting room of an upstate New York prison and began to recount the same story he's been telling since a summer evening nearly two decades ago. "I turned myself in when I heard police were looking for me," says Rosario, now 39.
Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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I-Team: Hacker Posts Private Live Streams of Hundreds in Tri-State

nbcnewyork.com — Wireless surveillance cameras, webcams and baby monitors allow users to stream video on the web anytime from anywhere so they can always keep tabs on their valuables. Their blinking lights signal security, but NBC 4 New York's I-Team has found thousands of seemingly secure feeds -- on everything from cribs to even a pet's litter box -- are making their way online for all to see.

Cuomo: "It's Impractical" for Jets, Bills to Play Sunday

nbcnewyork.com — Gov. Cuomo said Thursday that it would be "impractical" at this time for the Buffalo Bills to host the Jets on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm that continues to hit western New York. Cuomo spoke after spending the past day touring communities south of Buffalo, including the Bills home in Orchard Park.
Nov 20, 2014

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Cats Adopt Pet Duck

nbcnewyork.com — A Minnesota family's duck appears to think she's a cat -- and their cats seem to agree. Dana Thiede reports.

Bronx Man Jailed for 18 Years Despite 13 Alibis Witnesses

nbcnewyork.com — Richard Rosario sat down in the visiting room of an upstate New York prison and began to recount the same story he's been telling since a summer evening nearly two decades ago. "I turned myself in when I heard police were looking for me," says Rosario, now 39.

New Jersey Cable Technician Sexually Assaulted Customers: Prosecutor

nbcnewyork.com — A former New Jersey cable technician has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women in their homes while he was on the job, prosecutors say. Jonathan Malave, 31, of Towaco, is accused of sexually assaulting a 60-year-old woman in her Ridgefield Park home in July and a 71-year-old woman in her Fairview home in August, the Bergen County prosecutor said Thursday.
Nov 21, 2014

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Fire Destroys Central Park Ambulances That Drastically Cut Down Response Time

nbcnewyork.com — An overnight fire destroyed two specially crafted ambulances designed to fit under the numerous bridges and tunnels throughout Central Park, endangering crews' ability to respond to potential emergencies. The ambulances belong to the Central Park Medical Unit -- a group of 150 volunteers who combat rugged terrain, winding roads and hidden crevices to protect the 35 million people who visit the park each year.
Nov 20, 2014

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Blind Woman Says Uber Driver Stranded Her, Service Dog

nbcnewyork.com — A blind Connecticut woman says an Uber taxi driver refused to pick her up because of her seeing-eye dog, leaving her stranded. Amy Dixon said she called up an Uber car on her app in Darien Tuesday night, and a driver confirmed the pickup.
Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

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Pilots Report Drones Flying Near JFK Flight Path

nbcnewyork.com — Three pilots have reported unmanned drones flying too close to their jetliners as they approached Kennedy Airport this week, NBC 4 New York has learned. Most recently, on Wednesday afternoon, the pilot of JetBlue flight 842 reported a drone flying at about 400 feet as the plane was on approach crossing from Nassau County into New York City.
Nov 19, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

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Nov 19, 2014

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Citigroup Executive Found Dead in Greenwich Village Bathtub With Throat Slashed: NYPD

nbcnewyork.com — Police are investigating the suspicious death of a Citigroup manager who was found in his Manhattan apartment bathtub with this throat cut. Police say 42-year-old Shawn Miller was discovered Tuesday afternoon by his doorman at his Greenwich Village apartment after a friend asked to check on him.

No Relief in Sight for Crowded Subways

nbcnewyork.com — If you take the subway to get to work, you've noticed it: the MTA says subways are more crowded than they've ever been, and even as a fare hike is being proposed, the MTA says there's nothing they can do...
Nov 19, 2014

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4 Sayreville Assistant Football Coaches Reinstated to Teaching Jobs After Suspension

nbcnewyork.com — Four assistant Sayreville High School football coaches who were suspended in the wake of a sexual assault scandal among players have been reinstated to their teaching jobs. Without any comment, the Sayreville school board approved the superintendent's request to reinstate the four assistants, less than a month after they had been suspended with pay.
Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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