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Emmy-winning reporter for News 4 New York (WNBC). Worked in CA, ND, WI, and FL as a political/investigative reporter- now calls 30 Rock home!

Crying newborn found in NYC church nativity scene

msnbc.com — A wailing newborn baby was found with his umbilical cord attached inside a nativity scene at a Queens church, police say. The baby was discovered by a maintenance worker at the Holy Child Jesus Catholic Church in Richmond Hill Monday at about noon, according to the New York Police Department.

ATM Skimming Thefts Quadruple in Queens Precinct: NYPD

nbcnewyork.com — Identity thieves stealing information through ATM skimming devices are increasingly preying on customers in Queens, with reports of skimming incidents quadrupling in a 10-week time period this year compared to last, police say. The NYPD is posting warning fliers on ATMs in East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and North Corona, showing customers how to spot a skimming device.

Syrian Refugee in New Jersey: 'I Found Peace, I Found a Chance'

nbcnewyork.com — As a growing number of governors say they won't accept Syrian refugees in their states following last week's terror attacks in Paris, one Syrian woman living in New Jersey holds up her own life as an example of how the opposite approach works. "America is heaven," said the 26-year-old refugee named Sandy.
Nov 18, 2015

Syrian Refugee in New Jersey: "America is heaven...I found peace. I found a chance." @MGeorge4NY has her story: nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Syr…

Nov 18, 2015

RT @NBCNewYork: Syrian refugee living in New Jersey: "I found peace, I found a chance" 4.nbcny.com/DPpLlAO pic.twitter.com/fowvRjAXrI

Nov 19, 2015

She's 26, fled ISIS, and described America to me in one word: "Heaven." My interview with Sandy, a Syrian refugee. nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Syr…

Nov 19, 2015

RT @mgeorge4NY: She's 26, fled ISIS, and described America to me in one word: "Heaven." My interview with Sandy, a Syrian refugee. nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Syr…

Nov 19, 2015

RT @mgeorge4NY: She's 26, fled ISIS, and described America to me in one word: "Heaven." My interview with Sandy, a Syrian refugee. nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Syr…

Long Island Mom With Coffee Business Hopes to Change Peceptions by Hiring People With Disabilities

nbcnewyork.com — A Long Island mom is changing perceptions about people with autism, one bag of coffee at a time. Stacey Wohl's business, Our Coffee With a Cause in Northport, gives jobs to young adults with disabilities. Her star employees are her teenage children, Logan and Brittany, who both have autism and are nonverbal.
Nov 18, 2015

Single mom starts coffee business and hires her two autistic children in the hopes of insp… ift.tt/1YhteYm pic.twitter.com/q5LIIvc3O1

'Suddenly All Hell Breaks Loose': Subway Rider Gets 28 Stitches After Stranger Attacks Him With Box Cutter

nbcnewyork.com — A 22-year-old man who moved to New York City three months ago was attacked by a box cutter-wielding stranger as he rode a subway to work Tuesday, leaving him with a glaring gash on his head that required more than two dozen stitches to close.
Nov 04, 2015

"I'm not going to let it defeat my faith." Man slashed with box cutter on subway speaks out bit.ly/1kbxsSR

Ku Klux Klan Recruitment Fliers Turn up on New Jersey Lawns

nbcnewyork.com — Authorities are investigating after several Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers turned up on lawns in one New Jersey town over the weekend. Lyndhurst Police Chief James O'Connor says the fliers were tossed in front of homes in a plastic bag with pebbles inside, presumably so the bags wouldn't fly away.

New Details Released in Case of Teen Snatched off Street as Connecticut Suspect Faces Arraignment

nbcnewyork.com — The 38-year-old Connecticut woman accused of snatching a 17-year-old girl off the street as she walked to school last week allegedly coaxed the victim into the car by saying "it's cold," then grabbed the victim's breast, at which point the victim dove out of the moving vehicle and tumbled onto the road, according to new details from a police report on the case.
Oct 13, 2015

RT @NBCNewYork: New details emerged in case of woman who allegedly lured and sexually assaulted teen girl 4.nbcny.com/NfBXRGy pic.twitter.com/EkIBgvHdf7

Normal G Line Service Restored Day After Derailment

nbcnewyork.com — The MTA said normal service on the G line was restored as Friday's evening rush got underway, less than 24 hours after a derailment in Brooklyn that injured three people prompted extensive delays and subway changes. The MTA said crews worked through the day Friday to remove debris and make the necessary repairs and inspections at the site of Thursday night's derailment.

SUV Slams Into Building in Queens, Spins Wheels Atop Railing

nbcnewyork.com — An SUV plowed all the way into a building in Queens Thursday morning, jumping up on a ramp railing and spewing debris throughout the inside of the structure. Crews responded to the crash at a doctor's office on Queens Boulevard in Woodside at about 9:30 a.m.

NYPD Security Proposal May Boot Hot Dog Vendors Near 9/11 Memorial

nbcnewyork.com — An NYPD security proposal has some hot dog vendors near the World Trade Center upset that they may have to move their carts away from the tourist-heavy site. The proposal, which looks to allay security fears in the area, would expand the current "no-vendor zone" surrounding the site of the 9/11 Memorial.
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Nov 29, 2015

Just watched @michelleisawolf kill it at the Comedy Cellar! Need to be friends with her when I see her at 30 Rock pic.twitter.com/VmpCeW0KBj

Nov 28, 2015

Exclusive video shows two men rescue woman from roof of burning home. I'll interview rescuers at 11p on #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/EYUWF3ncsH

Nov 27, 2015

CLOSE CALL: car going 85 mph nearly kills two people. I'll show you what happened next at 6p on #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/R6p17rttB3

Nov 27, 2015

View of the city from West New York, NJ- it's 60 degrees out! pic.twitter.com/b9teiOTwJQ

Nov 26, 2015

It's true- Black Friday shopping started Thanksgiving morning! At 5p, why it might be the best day to shop #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/SPdsb8eTYj

Nov 24, 2015

"This child is a gift." Newborn abandoned in church nativity scene is ok! How did he get there? 11p on #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/FQrts8z1N6

Nov 24, 2015

Newborn, just a few hours old, found abandoned in church nativity scene- I'm at the church now getting details pic.twitter.com/CDGTHe2eAP

Nov 21, 2015

Man rings doorbell, shoots victim through door- was it mistaken identity? I'll talk with witness at 11p on #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/Gr9kAP0go7

Nov 20, 2015

Standoff- protesters try to block construction of natural gas pipeline in Westchester- 6p on #NBC4NY pic.twitter.com/SZEqYPHwG0

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