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Emmy-winning reporter for News 4 New York (WNBC). Worked all over the country as a political/investigative reporter, now calls 30 Rock home!

Long Island Woman Finds Owner of Vintage Photo Washed Up During Sandy

nbcnewyork.com — A vintage wedding photograph that washed up in front of a Long Island woman's house after Hurricane Sandy is being reunited with its owner. Leah Welsh said that after appearing on NBC 4 New York and elsewhere to share the story of her quest to find the photograph's owner, she was contacted by the family of the woman in the black-and-white photo.

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.

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.

Robbers Tie Up Parking Garage Attendant, Steal Luxury Cars: NYPD

nbcnewyork.com — Police say they are looking for three armed robbers who tied up a worker inside a parking garage in lower Manhattan and took off with cash and luxury vehicles. The suspects stormed the garage at 24 Leonard St. just after midnight on Friday, Nov. 7 and threatened the attendant by putting a gun to his head.

Driver Convicted After Lapping Manhattan in 24 Minutes Flees Country

nbcnewyork.com — The 32-year-old man who was found guilty of reckless endangerment and reckless driving after he posted a YouTube video last year showing him driving a lap around Manhattan in 24 minutes has fled the country and is now on the run.

No-Fee ATMs Roll Out in New York City

nbcnewyork.com — New Yorkers can now withdraw cash from ATMs outside their banks without having to pay a fee. About two dozen FreeATMs have rolled out in coffee shops, delis and bars in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. The processing fees are paid for by advertisements, which play for about 10 seconds while customers wait for the money to be dispensed.

New Jersey School District Investigates Nude Photos, Offensive Tweets

nbcnewyork.com — Officials in a New Jersey school district say they're investigating a sexting scandal involving multiple schools and have notified police. According to Elizabeth school district officials, multiple Twitter accounts are tweeting out nude photos that they claim to be of students, along with "lewd, insulting and highly offensive messages."

Falling Metal Object Mystifies New Jersey Plant Workers

nbcnewyork.com — Workers at a New Jersey treatment plant say they saw a heavy, metallic object fall from the sky Wednesday and want to know where the potentially deadly projectile came from. The employees at Secaucus Treatment Works said the 5-by-5 inch piece of metal debris hit a railing, ricocheted off a concrete tank, then hit the ground.

Isis Lounge Name Worries Owner

nbcnewyork.com — What's in a name? Everything, if your business is called the Isis Hookah Lounge. Michil Gadalla's business in Astoria is named after the Egyptian goddess Isis. There are pictures and statues of her all over the place inside, but with the terror group ISIS making headlines for new atrocities daily, Gadalla is worried that people will see the name and assume he supports ISIS.

Long Island Girl, 8, Flees School, Mother Claims She Was Never Called

nbcnewyork.com — A Long Island mother says she's still shaken after discovering her 8-year-old daughter fled school Wednesday afternoon and no one contacted her to let her know about the disappearance. "She could've been killed, she could've been abducted," said Corinne Michael of Massapequa. "A million different things could have happened to her, and I wouldn't even know."
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Nov 24, 2014

@EmpireStateBldg the staff on 86 was great- told me where the best places to take pictures were

Nov 24, 2014

1AM at the top of the Empire State Building- hardly anyone up here! pic.twitter.com/4EGQ2nX9X2

Nov 22, 2014

Tears shed at protest of shooting death of unarmed Akai Gurley at the hands of NYPD officer pic.twitter.com/EaNPiCdTmJ

Nov 22, 2014

Last night, I reported on search for people in this photo found in Sandy debris- today, the owners were found! pic.twitter.com/wRY04yLGD4

Nov 21, 2014

Can you help identify the people in this old photo? My report on a 2-year old Hurricane Sandy mystery, 11p on NBC pic.twitter.com/pBIRu9jxWC

Nov 19, 2014

@wineandhorses Amy, this is Michael George from NBC- we want to do a story on what happened to you- can you call me at 347-327-2857?

Nov 17, 2014

Just crushed some amateurs in Pong at the MoMA video games exhibit pic.twitter.com/9mHfdDbEnb

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