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Jan 14, 2016 5:00pm EST
george take as look at one man's story and how it's not typical for new yorkers. >> you may not recognize 74-year-old david child but you'll definitely recognize his work. he's the brain behind the designed of 1 world trade center. >> hard to breathe. i couldn't function. i felt just terrible. >> his lungs were filling up with fluid. he was near the end. >> more than 1500 people die every year waiting for a liver transplant. but waiting wasn't an option for david's son josh. >> i just wanted to make you better. and we were really all in it together. >> josh donated 60% of his liver to his dad in a live saving operation. david says he feels 20 years younger. >> i'm well. i'm a healthy young person compared to the old person that was fading on out. >> josh is doing great, too. his liver has already regrown 90%. it's the only organ capable of doing that. >> you real really well. this looks really good. >> not everyone is as lucky as josh and david. 4 investigates looks into organ donation numbers and found where you live could determine whether you live or die. new york is near the
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Oct 23, 2015 5:00pm EDT
george washington was being replaced by toussaint. now they tell us the curator made a mistake and the first portrait of george washington wasn't george washington to believe with, it's arch bald gracie, the man who built the mansion. public tours of the mansion will resume on november 10th and you >> i thought that was odd first time. by the way, how do you feel about having the strongest hurricane in recorded history as your name sake? >> i am not happy about that. i think they should have horrible names, like hurricane horror. but nice little patricia? >> patricia may be retired as a name after, unfortunately, the damage it may do. damage. right now think of it, winds at 190 miles per hour sustained. that's equivalent to an ef-4 tornado. the difference is a tornado takes moments to go by and this hurricane will linger for hours doing damage to the mexican coastline. we talked about it at the top of the program, we'll revisit it again in just a couple of minutes. right now let's go local and talk about what's affecting us here now and what we will see a few days from now, next week a
NBC
Sep 1, 2015 5:30pm EDT
all lanes outbound on the george washington bridge closed. big time delays. well over five miles plus of bumper to bumper traffic. back to you in the studio. >>> tonight, the i-team takes us inside a pricey test prep program. it's a program that claims students can finish high school at the age of 10. is that possible? the owner says yes, but why did some parents call the i-team. here's our exclusive investigation. >> no tutor in that room. just a baby sitter. >> reporter: this video was taken inside a summer school in flushing. >> this room no tutor. >> reporter: at a private school that advertises extraordinary things. >> children miraculously go through grades levels fastly. >> reporter: starting from 6, students can finish high school at 10 and get a college major at 12. >> help your children achieve academic success. >> reporter: according to some former students and tutors, too often children are playing electronic games and are not learning. >> each tutor has to figure out how they're going to teach something because we're never trained to follow a certain guideline. >> re
NBC
Oct 13, 2015 5:30pm EDT
revealed new details about that frightening ordeal. michael george is in bridgeport with those details and more. michael? >> reporter: well, shiba, the suspect appeared in court just a short time ago, and now we're learning new details about the crime, including a claim that the suspect actually laughed at the victim after she dove out of that moving car to escape. a 17-year-old dodged from a moving car to escape a sexual assault. this surveillance video has now be seen nationwide. but news4 has learned new details about what you don't see in this video. >> it started out pretty simple. hey, it's cold outside, wouldn't you like a ride to school. and it turned into this. >> prosecutors say convicted felon tiwana randall stopped to give the girl a ride to school. she grabbed her breast. the 17-year-old then jumped from >> we'll get her the help she needs to get this behind her. >> brandon reportedly made a u-turn and laughed at the teen victim who escaped with only bumps and bruises. randall claims she only pulled the victim's hair, and that's because two or three dollars was missing fro
NBC
Aug 19, 2015 5:00pm EDT
's michael george raced to the scene in patterson as soon as we got word this happened. michael, what do we know? >> reporter: well, david, this is not an easy fire to fight. take a look at the damage it did to those homes here. fighters were fighting this one and then they were able to save a dog trapped in one of the burning buildings, and our cameras were there when the dog was reunited with his family. battling two fires at once. firefighters were in a perilous position, trying to save seven homes while dealing with heat and humidity. thankfully, no civilians hurt. one family's dog was trapped inside a burning home, scared to come out. firefighters put their own lives in danger to bring the dog to safety and back to his anxious family's arms. >> the dog was inside the house. the fire took 30 minutes. and when they found him, thank god he's safe. >> reporter: it started with four homes burning on this patterson street. as firefighters fought that fire, another fire started a block away, consuming three more homes. when it was all over, 31 residents were displaced. >> now we lost ev
NBC
Jan 7, 2016 5:00pm EST
long rap sheet and may be responsible for slashing other victim ons the street. michael george is live in midtown where the suspect was captured. >> reporter: sometimes detectives need one break to solve the case np in this case it was this, this red indian's jacket. so when a bystander spotted a man wearing a similar jacket and acting erratically, he flagged down the police. now the police say this suspect has a long criminal history. a woman slashed in the face in a random attack. police say the man they have in custody is being investigated for another slash in the bronx. surveillance video may not show his face clearly but this was one detail that led to his >> a male black wearing a very distinctive coat which helped us go forward with identification. we took the video out and put it on the news. >> reporter: and just based off of the surveillance video, a bystander was able to recognize the suspect and contact police. mounted police officer called for help and helped arrest bazemore. he stacked and attacked a woman. she needed seven stitch to close up the wound. we went by h
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Oct 15, 2015 5:00pm EDT
investigates why bears have no fear. here is michael george. >> reporter: there have been 13 cases of bears approaching or even chasing humans in the last month. the bears in this park used to be scared of people. but something has changed. and humans may be to blame. bears are a regular sight for people living in the state forest. >> loud noise will make them run into the woods, but they have never been aggressive. >> reporter: but now hikers say bears are turning aggressive, in some cases chasing after people. more than a dozen cases in the last month. and there have been some close calls. >> makes me kind of nervous actually. like i mean now i definitely don't want to go in there. >> reporter: so fish and wildlife experts believe hikers are feeding bears and now the bears aren't scared of people anymore. >> the issue is probably a human issue, human buildings have caused the bears to no longer be so frightened. >> reporter: bear encounters are on the rise across new jersey. moving closer to populated areas over the last 20 years. as a precaution the forest and near by reservation a
NBC
Oct 16, 2015 5:30pm EDT
the daycare were floored. >> the teacher in question is facing serious charges. michael george is in the newsroom with new information. >> parents were furious when she showed them these videos first uncovered by news 4's i-team showing daycare workers getting rough with toddlers. one of the workers caught on camera is facing charges. 31-year-old teacher kelli dugan is indicted on charges of endangering te welfare of a child and child abuse. her lawyer said i'm surprised at the severity.of the indictment because the video doesn'teem toar support the charges. we are confident that once all presented, the charges against kell kelli will be dismissed. no charges were filed against a second daycare record, elizabeth gomez seen pushing a child to the ground. they run 17 schools across ntw jersey and fired five employees after we brought these videos to light. we were given a statement saying they notified authorities en ey found out about the video and add since learning of the incident we implemented a compehensive five-psiit plan to reinforce traffic training and safety and security.
NBC
Jan 14, 2016 5:30pm EST
his cash. >> the violent scene playing out in the bronx. michael george is there tonight. he spoke with the victim. this is horrifying. >> reporter: it is. and the victim told me that he doesn't want to go on camera because he fears for his own when you see the video of this attack, you can't blame him. the surveillance video is tough to watch. it show as teen choking a 67-year-old man. he drags the victim to the pavement then robs him. >> it's disgusting. >> carlos knows the victim personally. he's a regular customer at carlos' store. >> that was a terrible thing to witness, the gentleman being thrown on the floor, assaulted and robbed. >> reporter: we spoke with the victim. he's doing okay but she's afraid to go public. afraid because his attackers are still on the loose. >> he's shook up about the whole situation. nothing like that ever happened to him before. >> reporter: people in the neighborhood hope someone can identify the attackers from the surveillance video. >> they look very young and they should be doing something with their life, not attacking people. >> reporter: ca
NBC
Sep 29, 2015 5:30pm EDT
evidence on facebook. michael george is here. michael? >> the eight-year-old was struck drivers only got citations. those same drivers are posting about his son's death on cebook. >> i just want justice for my son. that's it. >> reporter: for a father who just lost his eight-year-old son, it's an outrage. >> they should be locked up immediately, you know. that's it, locked up immediately. >> reporter: jermaine woodward says the two drivers involved in the death of his son maine are openly talking about the accident on facebook. he showed us this new deleted post. one man wres, quote, why you told me to get in the front that day you hit that kid because the brakes on your car wasn't good. the other person responded, what are you talking about, it's two cars. that's what everybody is saying. you going to jail too. but nobody has gone to jail yet. the two drivers were given speeding tickets and one got a careless driving ticket, but no criminal charges. we're not naming the people in the post. >> it makes me mad. makes me very angry. just come tell the police. they shouldn't have to do
NBC
Aug 5, 2015 5:00pm EDT
george is outside the courthouse to fill us in. michael? >> reporter: we just learned that former detective will spend the next two years in state prison. he was found not guilty of the more serious charges, but was convicted of assault, coercion and some lesser charges. prosecutors say he has never shown any remorse for what happened that day. >> anything you would like to say? >> reporter: just minutes after he learned he was headed to state prison for two years, we tried to talk with former detective, wojciech braszczok, but he wouldn't comment. braszczok was one of the bikers in this video now seen around the world. after an altercation with the driver, the suv takes off and runs over a biker. the mob gives chase on the west side highway. prosecutors say braszczok was one of the first to start the attack. breaking a window and kicking the doors. he wasn't part of the mob that brutally beat alex lien, but prosecutors say braszczok watched it happen and left without calling for help. the defense said braszczok has accepted responsibility, and adds that what happened wasn't inten
NBC
Aug 6, 2015 5:30pm EDT
pope francis' trip to new york. >>> i'm michael george, it's a chair fit for a pope. coming up, i'm going to introduce you to the local men and women chosen to build furniture for the pope's visit to new york. >>> there is a lot of anticipation and a lot of hard work going on as many prepare for the pope's visit to new york city. tonight, we're going to meet the carpenters chosen to build a special but humble chair for the >> who would've guessed that a chair fit for a pope would be made in a garage in port chester by immigrants and day laborers. mexican immigrant hector rojas says it's the biggest honor he's ever received. here's what the chair will look like when it's done. next month, pope francis will sit in this very seat when he delivers a mass at madison square garden. >> it's more than a chair. it's the spiritual connection we have, you know, that's what i feel, what i think. >> now, the first thing you'll notice about this chair is there's no gold or elaborate designs, and that's intentional. it's not a throne, it's a humble chair for a pope who wants a more humble church.
NBC
Dec 23, 2015 5:00pm EST
the george washington bridge. the flow out seems to be good. by the way, if you're traveling by plane, you'r dealing with hours long delays right now. you might want to call ahead. michael george is on the new jersey turnpike with the information you need to know tonight. >> reporter: we're talking about one of the busiest travel nig s of the year. add to that heavy rain and fog and it just gets worse. whether you're loved ones are taking a car, train or plane, eechances are tonight won't be easy. let the travel nightmarek"begin. >> i am amazed how much >> reporter: things are slowing down on the roads because a record 100 million americans are expected to drive home during the holiday weekend, according to aaa. many mote ated by gas prices. we called up with this woman as she made a drive from new jersey to virginia from her kids. her strategy was to avoid the peek travel time. >> you left earlier than most people did. >> we left about 6:00 this morning. >> reporter: people flying aren't faring much better. >> four hours, five hours late. yeah, but that's pretty good. ifan we d
NBC
Dec 11, 2015 5:30pm EST
george explains the loss is even tougher to handle during the holidays. >> reporter: that early morning fire gutted nearly half a city block. but the biggest concern right now is for 89 people who just lost their homes. flames strong enough to destroy nine homes, leaving d ens of people homeless. >> two weeks before christmas, no one wants to go through this holiday time. so it's a sad situation. >> reporter: crystal perry considers herself one of the lucky ones. her home has smoke damage, but it's still standing. 89 others weren't as lucky. >> we don't know what will happen now. we're homeless. >> reporter: how the fire neighbors woke up to flames spreading quickly from rooftop to rooftop. it took 200 firefighters to get the fire under control. ten people including six firefighters had minor injuries. b wut the damage is anything but minor. he's christmas decorations are all that is left in front of some homes. >> i was so scared. my kids was outside in the street shoeless with nothing, you know, no sweater, nothing. >> reporter: the red cross placed 40 victims in temporary housing. ot
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Dec 9, 2015 5:30pm EST
cards can be used and the consumer has ample amount of time to use the card. >> george made the site after seeing the gift cards going unused. >> you don't pay anything to list a card on the side. we only take a commission after the card sells. it's a 15% commission. >> or buy one. raze offers money back guarantee. >> with the amount i've used, i've probably had it happen about three times and every single time they've given me the money back. >> the accompany is now working on technology to alert you to discounts. >> if they're in line, we can send a notification. also, if they have a wallet that's available to remember to use that card. >> i just stock up on them. you don't have to use them right away. i have a ton of gift cards in my purse at all times. >> gift cards are required to have a five year minimum raze now has 4,000 retailers including smaller neighborhood stores. remember to get in touch with our team. send an e-mail to better get baquero to nbcnewyork.com. >> it is time for this week's wednesday's child. jaylin has been through a lot and in need of a supportive forever
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Aug 21, 2015 5:00pm EDT
george spoke to the rock away township family that was startled by this sight. >> there's bears in the pool! >> i know. you can see them. >> reporter: a bear pool party. a mother bear and her five cubs had the time of their lives cooling off in someone's backyard pool. that someone is tim basso, who recorded the whole thing from the safety of his home. >> and they're acting almost like people. hanging out in the pool, having a good time and cooling off. >> reporter: tim's two kids watched with horror as the bear cubs used their slide and swing set. listen to tim's 5-year-old daughter when a bear cub grabs her favorite pool toy. >> no! >> one of the child bears grabbed that and started, i don't know, playing with it like a balloon and popped it. she wasn't happy about that. >> they took my floaty! >> reporter: meanwhile, the bears continue to have fun, splashing around, play fighting. either they don't know they're being watched or they don't care. >> i don't know, sweetie. i think our pool is shot. [ crying ] >> we'll see. maybe we'll get a new one. >> reporter:. the party goes on
NBC
Sep 14, 2015 5:30pm EDT
alert affecting new york-bound traffic on the george washington bridge. earlier incidents on the cross bronx expressway are causing heavy delays getting into the city from the gwb and the bridge itself is having trouble, too. an accident on the lower level is blocking traffic and on the right lane, you can see what a miss mess it is down there with 45-minute delays. >>> two men narrowly escape death. the duo tried to ride their motorcycle past an elephant, but the elephant was claiming the road. as that elephant stopped toward them, they abandoned their bike just in time. both men got away with minor injuries. able to scare the elephant back into the jungle. >>> friends and family have identified one of the mexican tourists killed mistakenly by egyptian troops. he was among the 12 people shot dead yesterday when armed forces mistook them for militants and ened fire on four cars. friends say he was on a spiritual retreat, but egyptian authorities say the group was in a restricted area and ten others injured in in the attack including two who are american citizens. >>> shot and killed th
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Sep 21, 2015 5:00pm EDT
visit the white house. president george w. bush hosted pope benedict xvi back in april of 2008. several times the crowd broke out into song singing, "happy birthday" for the pope who turned 81 years old that day. >> that particular visit, there was a birthday cake waiting for him in the entrance hall which he admired but didn't eat and then went off to meetings in the oval office with the president, which will be the same thing that pope francis will do. >> however, this is not the first time president obama and pope francis are meeting. the two men met and spoke at the vatican in march of 2014. >>> pope francis scheduled to arrive in washington, d.c., tomorrow, just a little bit yom kippur begins at sundown. the pope's mission here in the u.s. is one local jewish leaders is getting behind. >> reporter: even in one of the in the world. cuthoughticism and judaism have been prominent and testament to how the city's faith community works together. >> rabbi, you said it's significant that i'm talking to a man of the jewish faith in front of st. patrick's cathedral. >> what does it
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Jan 19, 2016 5:00pm EST
those otder generation peers that speaks out, it may have a bigger impact. >> reporter: george clooney said in an interview today, we're moving in the wrong direction. the academy is more than 90% white. new members are brought in by sponsors and are in for life as ng as they pay annual do you see of $250. e members rarely gather in one place, and tonight their numbers also tonight, it's not clear how many new members will join the academy this year. last year it was more than 300, the largest class ever, and that was intended to improve diversity. i'm gus rosendale, news4, new york. >>> there's still much more ahead on news4 at 5:00. >>> iphone users, having trouble telling if your battery is charged even though you plugged it in? yo u're not alone. >>> all westbound service into penn station is suspended as a disabled train in one of the east river tunnels is apparently the source of the problem. the mta is cross honoring right now and we'll keep our eyes on e rails and have updates david? > more than 150,000 turkeys have been added to a list of birds that will be euthanized in south
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Feb 25, 2016 5:00pm EST
hours. former president george h.w. bush and his wife are expected to attend the debate here tonight. a first since their son jeb dropped out of the race. live in houston jay gray. back to you. >> thank you. >>> apple asked the federal it is the latest effort by the tech giant to strike down the fbi's requested. the fbi asked for help in breaking into the phone of the bernardino terrorists who killed 14 people. tim cook refused to comprise the security of appel le's iphone. he's not backing down. >> there's no substitute for being have a judge access the content. our job is not to tell the american people what to to. we're here to tell there's a big problem and the darkness is going to grow and grow and grow. >> cook told abc the code could get stolen and spread saying, quote, sort of like theof a africaner of a canancer. >> i was telling chuck last night, my 9-year-old son was sick. he said is this building thunder i said no but my goodness. >> that's the problem. what a night! >> i know. an unbelievable night for us up-and-down the east coast. but the tornado reports, the squall li
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Feb 2, 2016 5:00pm EST
. >> he represents the american dream. >> george davy erected this trump billboard in his backyard. >> i wanted just the donald, kind of in your face, like a bobblehead. i cropped it down. >> a big face, in your face? >> that's exactly what it is. >> how long do you plan to leave this sign up? >> i've been negotiating with my wife. >> arriving in new hampshire, with zero iowa delegates, chris christie took aim at marco rubio. >> i hope you guys ask him some questions. >> and hillary clinton took her >> i'm so thrilled i'm coming to new hampshire after winning iowa. >> sanders supporters are feeling like winners too. >> i caucused for bernie, he should be proud of it. >> it will be another four years before iowa arounds repeat this traditional moment in the spotlight. candidates try to p the best in on their respective results, all eyes are turning away from the hawkeye state. in des moines, melissa russo, news 4 new york. >>> dna testing on bed bugs here in new york. how this could change the way they're exterminated. >> a proposal in rock land county school district t t has some p
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Dec 23, 2015 5:30pm EST
coverage with michael george on the packed roads, rails and skies. and, janice huff on the rain and the record breaking warm weather. >> we're still on target to shatter tomorrow's record high temperature of 63 degrees in central park. 72 still on target for that record warmth. it will extend into christmas day. the record on christmas day is 64. if we get there h we tie the record. so an incredible warm holiday coming up for us. delays across the area.
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Mar 7, 2016 5:30pm EST
idea of running. news 4's michael george is outside bloomberg's townhouse with more. >> reporter: for months mayor bloomberg has been laying the groundwork to run. that all ended an hour ago when he posted a column saying he will not seek the presidency. bloomberg says ultimately this in the column the billionaire and three-term mayor goes on to say running as an independent could lead to trump or senator ted cruz winning the white house. but he also used this letter criticize the candidates on the left and right, saying extremism on both sides is harming the country. he says he's flattered by the support he's received. ultimately it came down to whether he could win and he believes he can't. >> well, i think it's great. i was worried he'd be taking votes away from hillary. we definitely don't want trump to get in the white house. >> mayor mike is great. if he were running from the
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Aug 19, 2016 5:30pm EDT
three homes still stand in the st. george section, but investigators are checking to see if they are in danger of collapsing. >> reporter: you have to shake your head. someone could have been killed here. fortunately no one was. you can see what's going on right now. they're building a fence around the three houses. orders of the building department. they want to keep people out. that tremendous fire displaced 55 individuals, including 20 children. most ly kids who caused the fire. heartbreak among the ashes of what used to be melinda's home. flames erupted last night at 228 bensinger avenue and quickly spread. melinda lived on the second floor with her four children, disabled mother, and fiance. >> they came and they were telling me it's really a fire. falling on the floor. >> reporter: the fire raged for several hours, spanning out on both sides, damaging four other houses. the heat from the flames blistered siding on homes across the street. arson investigators now report the fire was started by children playing with matches, an accident. a costly one for children and adults a
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Mar 17, 2016 5:00pm EDT
grand marshal is george mitchell, >> very proud and hoping he's up there looking down. >> reporter: and back live now, the fifth avenue parade has ended. but fifth avenue is jam packed right now with sanitation vehicles as they begin the task of cleaning up after this historic six-hour parade. we're live in midtown. andrew siff. >>> coming up, more than a dozen people hurt when a high school pep rally takes a frightening turn. up next, the video of how this unfolded. >>> an american college student arrested in north korea and the local fight to bring him home. >>> new jersey state police are alerlt ting anybody planning a trip to cuba. >>> when a driver is distracted. new at 5:30, the major safety advance set to become a standard attention parents: before school this september r all kids entering 7tht and 12th grades t must get ther meningococcal vaccine. it protects against serious and sometimes deadly diseases like meningitis. call your health care provider today. learn more at >>> it's tuf to ough to watch, an american college student begging sentenced to 15 years hard labor over a s
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Jan 28, 2016 5:30pm EST
manhattan and brooklyn to repair a tunnel that was damaged in hurricane sandy. michael george is in williamsburg where frustrated commuters game him an earful. >> reporter: the l-train is a lifeline between manhattan and brooklyn. what if it shut down for a year? people who live and work hearsay that would be a disaster. a grim prediction. >> businesses, to be quite honest, will shut down if l-train. president of the brooklyn chamber of commerce. at a community meeting an mta representative was grilled by local leaders. >> explain to us what the problem is. >> basically the problem is we have sandy repairs we have to make in every tube. it's really what we have to look at to do. and that's really all i'm going to say right now. >> reporter: the crowd didn't like that answer. >> their response is totally unacceptable. there's no explanation at all. >> reporter: this woman owns a coffee and sandwich shop in williamsburg. she was ready to expand to a second location. but now she's reconsidering. >> if the l-train is shutting down, i won't have any customers. sections over several years
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Aug 20, 2015 5:00pm EDT
george, news 4, new york. >> all right, michael, thank you. you can track the storms moving in overnight with our news 4 new york app. you'll see our interactive radar and get aler and this is available in the apple app store right now. >>> new information now on a frightening attack in queens. a l woman approached by a stranger and doused in the facenwith a mysterious liquid that left her burning. news 4 sheldon dutes is live where it happened. >> i spoke with police 15 minutes ago and right now still trying to determine what was thrown in that woman's face as e was walking to her car in this parking lot. whatever it was, it left her with third good gree burns. the attack caught people who work in this indus ial neighborhood by surpri . >> worked here for eight years and this s the first time i heard anything like that. >> reporter: detectives spent the day lking for clues and new leads near the intersection where alexandria dier was burned. >> it's absolutely trag . >> reporter: police say a man holding a coffee cup yelled out to her as she was getting into her car around 5:30 yesterda
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Aug 17, 2015 5:00pm EDT
now at the george washington bridge. drivers, heads up. the lower level eastbound lanes close each night this week from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 the next morning. construction crews removing temporary platforms used for the upper level deck installation. >>> and queens subway riders get ready for some rush hour headaches that will last for the next few weeks. >> work is being done on the e, f, m and r lines and some say adding as much as 90 minutes to your commute. >> marc santia reports on the slow down and what you can do to get around it. >> reporter: e, f, m, r will be running s-l-o-w. you can expect crowded delays on the queens boulevard subway lines starting today, smack in the middle of weekday rush hours. >> sometimes when i get home, i can't do anything. straight to bed. >> reporter: an extra hour and a half. that's the extra time carmen rodriguez says she now has to factor in because mta crews are rebuilding sections of the express track. >> this really is a big impact. it's a pain in the butt. >> reporter: the reason for the pain? the express e and f trains have to slow down at
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Mar 31, 2016 5:00pm EDT
george had a light hearted reaction to what could have been a frightening fire if a bigger crowd was around. >> maybe i could buy that one as a discount. [ laughter ]. >> reporter: now that special event, the dub show is still scheduled to take place tomorrow. the only change is that the porsche that caught fire will not be part of the exhibition. this whole incident shows how much cell phones and social media have changed things. shut down an airport in mcilrath today. -- illinois today. the peoria airport was shut down aftera a checked bag appeared to show explosive materials. it's unclear if that woman will face any charges. >>> in brussels airport police criticize security at the country's main transport hub. in an open letter to airport authorities today, police said they sent strong daily signals regarding the security at the airport. they also said that too many airport employees have criminal backgrounds. that airport remains closed. flights could resume tomorrow even zbloog even. >>> a roosevelt long island mother allegedly crashed into two parked cars in lake view last
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Sep 4, 2015 5:30pm EDT
upton was a junior at george washington university, studying abroad. school officials say his body was found earlier today. sadly. >>> tonight we are getting video into our newsroom of a violent home invasion in philadelphia. you can hear the scream of a woman there as she is pushed into her home by two masked gunmen. the woman's 76-year-old mother can be seen trying to choke the intruder. those are her arms. as a second gunman enters the home. the fight continues. the struggle going on. after all of that, though, the men got away with nothing. the woman says she was targeted because she owns a nearby business. >>> a massachusetts police officer has been fired for allegedly making up a story about someone shooting at him, and now there is a warrant out for his arrest. brian johnson, 24 years old, worked for the millis police department about an hour outside boston. wednesday night, he reported that a gunman fired at him and caused him to crash his cruiser. according to investigators, evidence at the scene contradicted his story. >> we have determined that the officer's story was fabric
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Apr 21, 2016 5:00pm EDT
going out of business until prince heard about it. we'll tell you about that apt 6:00. michael george, news4 new york. >>> as a singer songwriter and instrumentist, the man born prince rogers nelson was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 2004. purple rain, purple rain innovation to his sound that made a man standing 5'2" a giant in popular music. he sold more than $100 million records. his hits "when doves cry" and "let's go crazy." one of his biggest songs "party like it's 1999." >> reaction is pouring in from celebrities on social media who consider themselves fans like many of us. >> we have pop superstar justin timberlake who wrote numb, stunned this can't be real. >> director spike lee proposted this picture on instagram. lee remembered prince as a funny cat with a great sense of humor. >> tv and radio host ryan today we lost a music legend. >> and drummer questlove hads four words, long live the king. >> go to nbc.com, you'll find a gallery of prince photos. >>> in manhattan tonight, police would like to find the people behind two knife point robberies. one in centr
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Jan 13, 2016 5:30pm EST
have a permanent home soon. michael george, news 4 new york. >> the hunt is on for two suspected rapists in washington heights. the pair met a 33-year-old woman last month near west 179th street. they walked to high bridge park together. once inside the park they beat her and raped her. the victim treated at the hospital for facial trauma and a cut to the back of the head. >>> new information tonight the man accused of randomly slashing a woman in chelsea has to undergo a psychology evaluation. police say he slice ad 24-year-old woman on the left side of her face on 23rd street last wednesday morning. very early in the morning. his next court date is set for >>> staying in chelsea police looking for a man accused of groping a 12-year-old girl there. the victim told investigators she was walking near 28th street and 10th avenue wred when a stranger grabbed her from behind. she ran home and told her mother who called police. the man was wearing dark green pants and a bow tie. >> heroin epidemic is taking yet another dangerous turn. new jersey state police tell us the dealers are la
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Dec 10, 2015 5:00pm EST
morning at 70th street, central park west. that's where we find michael george with more. >> b reporter: a man was walking down central park west, right here, when two men walked up to him with a gun and stole his shoes off his feet. we have had multiple robberies throughout the week and police are trying to figureut if they ar e connected. 70th street west, l:vish apartments, joggers and walks through the park. typically not known for robbery. >> it's astonishing. >> the last ten years, you never would think this would happen in this neighborhood. >> reporter: a 31-year-old man was walking here at 3:30 in the mo ning. two men held him at gunpoint. they took his phone, the shoes off his feetend $2,000 in cash. >> 3:00 in the morning, being in the park, although it has been safe, it can happen. park is down 2% according to the nypd. this is the third armed robbery in or around the park this week. >> that's unfortunate. this is a great area. i can't believe that. >> reporter: a police mobile command center is set up at 86th and lex. even though theethieves hav c't been caught, th
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Nov 13, 2015 5:00pm EST
flare up again. at this point it seems like things are under control. michael george, news 4 new york. >> michael, thank you. >>> police say they traced the threat at a college campus to a teen barely old enough to drive. it was marist. at kuz ed the accused, a 16-year-old. sheldon? >> reporter: chuck, so many people in this community are wondering what was going through this teenager's mind when he threatened the security here on campus. and tonight police are telling us that that teenager has been charged with making a terrorist threat. it's a felony charge. marist college looked like a ghost town. a threat made on social media forced the campus to lock down. >> honestly, i was in shock. like i always feel so safe here on campus. and then hearing something like that was just, like, why would they target, you know, this amazing small school? >> reporter:' spokesman for the college says these are the tweets that led to the lockdown. posted by twitter user otf nunu. a 16-year-old boy from poughkeepsie. he threatened in one of those tweets, brb, going to shoot up marist college. marist
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Aug 4, 2015 5:30pm EDT
you get medical care, but then you hit a snag. george made sure to pay his health insurance premium on time. he did so for 18 months while working for all care medical. >> it was taken from my paycheck biweekly to pay premiums. >> reporter: george was grateful to have insurance last september when his daughter spent 15 days in the hospital for asthma. six months later, a shocking bill. >> march of this year, i got a call from winthrop hospital saying the insurance had never paid. there's been a bankruptcy. there's a lot of claims that haven't been paid. >> reporter: then george received this bill from the hospital showing interest piling up with a new total due of $45,000. that's when he asked news 4 for help. >> i just didn't think it was fair we paid our plan premiums for the whole time we were there. >> reporter: we went to work calling all care medical asking about the hospitalization in september. >> but the bankruptcy was filed in december, correct, december 31st. >> reporter: george did show us a letter he received from all care saying all care was working to establish a plan
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Sep 1, 2015 5:00pm EDT
vision. >>> well, we have some breaking news. a car fire on the george washington bridge is snarling traffic. de nnis prosco is over the scene. >> you can see it here on the upper level outbound or jersey bound on the george washington bridge. you can see it was towing another vehicle. luckily, that vehicle did not catch fire, but she suv involved, very toasty at this point. you can see some traffic slowly getting by, but already heavy delays. only brief delays so far inbound at the george, but a lot to look at here on the upper level. back to you in the studio. >>> police are searching for the driver behind a hit-and-run in the bronx, but we must warn you. the video may be hard to watch. surveillance video shows the 51-year-old victim being hit by a gray honda on august 19th. the driver is then seen getting out of the car, but after a few the ehicle and drives off. the woman is now recovering from scrapes on her arms and legs. >>> a terrifying encounter for a 15-year-old boy. a man forced his way into the boy's house last month in wayne, then forcibly kissed him and tried to take of
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Jan 8, 2016 5:00pm EST
. >>> new at 5:00, a scary scene in brooklyn. a school bus overturned after michael george is life in park slope. i understand several children are injured there. >> reporter: yeah, six, in fact. the good news, no serious injuries. we want to show you what's happening now. just a few minutes ago they reopened 4th avenue. we're in the middle of the evening rush. let's show you some video from chopper4 and show you what this looked like just a short time ago. it's always scary when you see a school bus on its side like this. seven people were injured, six of them children. the good news, the children had all minor injuries, mostly bumps and bruises. there was one adult who did have a sirius injury but we're told it's not life threatening. the school bus collided with another vehicle at the intersection. the cause of the crash is under investigation. we've heard that the police have gone to neighboring businesses to get surveillance video of the accident. right now we're told that all of the victims have been treated. again, seven injuries in total, but fortunately none of the injuries a
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Oct 6, 2015 5:00pm EDT
. your trihonda dealers remind you to put down your device >>> news4 michael george reports on the recent baehren counters. >> a hiker was walking through the woods here when he says a bear was chasing after him. but it has officials concerned because this is the most bear sightings in three weeks. >> you guys still have it shut down? >> reporter: people who live here are used to seeing bears and they're usually harmless. remember this video? a family of bears made a splash in nearby rockaway a few months ago. but now three separate groups of hikers report they were chased by a bear. in one case the bear stood on its hind legs and took a swing at a hiker. >> they're ramping up for the winter season and the hibernation season now, so they're hungry and they're looking for food. >> reporter: fish and wildlife services believe they caught the bear that chased hikers, and because of its aggressive behavior, they euthanized it. >> it's a shame the bear had to be euthanized. most of the time i like to see it trapped and released somewhere. >> reporter: but the park won't reopen until it'
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Dec 28, 2015 5:30pm EST
frustrated passengers at houston's george bush international airport. >> the flights actually showing up as being available for purchase, but i hink we may have just gotten bumped. >> reporter: across the country, more than 1,000 delays and cancellations. making it home a hassle. with the midwest in the crosshairs of a massive winter storm, heading into the new year. now, no matter where you live, make sure you call your airline before heading out to any airport. don't forget that all-impoauant phone charger you're going to need it if ou're traveling and make sure to ma ke extra room for patience. woolfolk, now back to you. >> we'll try to be patient. thank you. >>> this warm december has made skiing nearly impossible on local ski slopes, so the coming cold could actually spell some relief. they are finally making snow at camelback resort in monroe county, pennsylvania. by now they should have had 40 days of skiing and they only had one so far. >> we've been praying for snow. >> we'd rather have the snow. >> it hasn't been cpletely quiet in the ponos. people did have other options like zipl
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Aug 28, 2015 5:00pm EDT
, devastating new orleans. at the time, president george w. bush was blasted for the botched federal response to the storm. today he returned to the city, to see all the progress it has made, all these years later. nbc's jay gray is in louisiana with a closer look at where everything stands tonight. jay? >> reporter: hey, shiba. yeah, and when you look closely, it's amazing the recovery effort here, really. especially when you consider the overwhelming devastation that littered the road home. but ten years after katrina, it is very clear, new orleans still hasn't made it all the way back yet. >> reporter: there's always been a certain style and undeniable rhythm to the city. but ten years ago, the music stopped. as hurricane katrina ravaged the leve es surrounding new orleans. more than 1,800 died in the storm, hundreds of thousands were left homeless. >> it was one of our country's darkest moment. >> reporter: at the time, many blamed then president george w. bush for what they perceived as a lackluster response to the tragedy that included an initial flyover in air force one withou
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Apr 28, 2016 5:30pm EDT
vargas. >>> and i'm david ushery. fairfield, connecticut. news4's michael george in the news room with more information. >> david, sacred heart eight confirmed cases with mumps with nine more probable cases and there's one confirmed case at another connecticut university. the fear right now is the outbreak could be spreading. muches is a highly contagious res pla toir disease. students who show symptoming should be isolated for five days. the cases started popping up a month ago but now they're warning everyone at say credited heart to check their vaccination records and make sure they've had the mumps vaccination. it's tiply 88% effective in preventing mumps. but most people fully recover. all of the students who have confirmed cases have already recovered. michael george, news4 new york. >>> college students are very vulnerable to highly contagious disease. harvard is dealing with an outbreak right now. 40 students have been infected since last march. two local universities experienced outbreaks. eight students at ford hamm contracted the disease. you can count on news4 to keep
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Oct 7, 2015 5:00pm EDT
george is at the park with more. >> reporter: dog owners are worried about that. a dog dies mysteriously at the park. the owner worries the dog has been shot but now a source close to the investigation tells news 4 there's no evidence that dog was shot and in fact right now the cause of death of that dog is still unknown. this all started last night in central park right around 110th street and central park west. the owner was walking its dog when it collapsed and died. the owner saw a wound on the dog's head and thought it may have been shot. nypd detectives began searching central park for evidence of a shooter but didn't find anything and now a source tells news 4 that a veterinarian examined the dog's body and found no source of severe trauma. dog owners are relieved there are no signs of foul play. >> that's a very scary prospect. it's good to know that wasn't the case. >> that's good. at least we know that nobody is shooting dogs, right? >> reporter: the aspca will try to figure out exactly what happened and nypd continues to investigate. live in central park, michael
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Jan 6, 2016 5:30pm EST
is being charged with murder. >> michael george has new information for us. >> reporter: this is foor s is information just coming in to us. andrea caruth was five months pregnant, excited to be a new mom and she's been missing for three days. and right now police are saying the person who killed her and crawl space was 61-year-old william caruth, her own father. a three day search for a missing pregnant woman ended this morning when police found the 39-year-old's body in the basement crawl space of her bay chester home. the news her best friend julia has been dreading. >> she was a loving person who would hold no grudge against nobody. she was a wonderful, wonderful person. >> reporter: andrea was five months pregnant and ran a daycare. she vanished sunday morning without any warning. her cousin spoke with news 4. >> i ain't sure, but it's just devastating. >> reporter: we saw crime scene investigators removing evidence from the home she shares with her boyfriend and father. late this afternoon, police said they made an arrest. >> we're just waiting to hear the outcome. >> repor
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Nov 18, 2015 5:00pm EST
those with autism is changed in the workplace. >> michael george shows us how she's running her own business with her son and daughter and turning a profit is hardly the top priority. >> reporter: single mom stacy wall is changing perceptions about people with autism, one bag of coffee at a time. >> we have to put some labels together. >> reporter: her business, our coffee with a cause, gives those jobs with disabilities. her star employees are her two children. >> children on the spectrum have less opportunities for that. >> reporter: 16-year-old logan does the deliveries and labelling. >> put this in the box. >> reporter: 18-year-old brittany goes to trade shows. she uses an ipad to communicate with customers. >> what's your name? >> reporter: stacy employs five people in her coffee for sale in her long island stores. but she wants to give more opportunities. >> i started this so they have something and kids like them have something. that's a place for them to go. no matter how disabled they are, there's a job for them. >> reporter: her real goal is to show corporate america what
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Sep 4, 2015 5:00pm EDT
you go. news 4's michael george is in ft. lee with the story. michael, a good one for a change. >> reporter: yes, sibilia. if you look at the prices here in new jersey, you might think it's 2004 all over again. regular gas, $2.17 a gallon here. even the premiums under $3. that's good news for consumers as we head into one of the busiest driving weekends of the year. already, a lot of people are filling up before they head out for the long weekend. gas buddy predicts the lower prices will save americans $1.4 billion over the three-day weekend. that's because more than 35 million are planning to travel this weekend. aaa predicting record travel. when the prices are low, that encourages more people to get out on the roads. drivers filling up here say these prices could save them 80 to $100 just this weekend alone. but even more in the long run. >> i commute from new city to long island city. so it's 80 miles back and forth. and i would say it saves about 40 to $50 a week. so that's terrific. >> reporter: and by the way, these gas prices affect more than just cars. airfare is also
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Feb 11, 2016 5:00pm EST
leading to his arrest. george. >>> jury deliberations continue tonight in the case of the nypd officer who shot akai gurley. was it a criminal act or a horrible accident? that decision is being weighed in downtown brooklyn. >> reporter: chuck, 15 hours of deliberations now. and late today the jury asked for a copy of the nypd's firearms and tactics guide. that's 186 pages and it seems to point them to exactly what peter liang was doing with his weapon on the night of november 20th, 2014 liang was the nypd rookie charged now with manslaughter, as assault, reckless endangerment and official misconduct in the death of akai gurley. this jury seems very very focused on what it was that caused officer liang's finger to wind up on the trigger as he burst into a darkened stairwell all the jury has asked for today is that firearms tactics guide and two white boards. they seem to be furiously working on something. the judge has ordered the jury to work until 6:30 tonight because of the long president's day weekend. courts are closed tomorrow. this jury could still produce a verdict tonig
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Sep 14, 2015 5:00pm EDT
you affecting new york bound traffic on the george washington bridge. there is kind of a double whammy here. an accident in one set of lanes eastbound and a disabled vehicle westbound. that is causing a 30-minute bridge. coming into the city from the bridge isn't a whole lot easier because the accident on the lower level is blocking traffic in the right lane. little confusing, but safe to say, it did pass. >> i'm not the monster that everybody thinks i am. i'm just somebody that got caught up in something that she couldn't get out of. >>> she says she was only trying to save her family. the seam em strst is telling her side of the story. more on that emotional jailhouse interview. >> it is quite compelling. joyce mitchell talking candidly to matt lauer. she was scared, not following her heart when she decided to help the inmates. we have to warn you this conversation is graphic at times. >> i deserk ve to be punished, but, you know, people need to know that i was only trying to save my family. >> reporter: her fears would come later. choice mitchell said her relationship with david swe
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Sep 28, 2015 5:00pm EDT
emotional scenes that brought many to tears. >>> a commuter look now. a live look at the george washington bridge where crews are preparing to close the lower level eastbound for construction. it will continue until 5:00 a.m. each day through thursday. they'll also be closed from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. friday and saturday while workers remove temporary construction platforms. >>> good news for everybody tonight who flies in and out of kennedy airport. finished a modernization project on one of jfk's major runways and that runway is once again open. the spokesperson says it now has a high-speed taxi way and widened to accommodate the world's largest planes. >>> it wasn't a great day on wall street. the stock market had its worst drop in nearly a month as investors worried about signs of china's weakening economy. stocks were down across the board today. the dow dropped 312 points and the nasdaq lost 142 and the s&p fell 49 closing below 1,900 for the first time in weeks. >>> the popular item chipotle is putting back on the menu in nearly a year. that's coming up. >>> a fire that
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Feb 23, 2016 5:00pm EST
street. michael george was there as the workers were saved. >> reporter: this was a tense rescue to watch for all of us here on the ground. these guys are on a tiny scaffolding 65 stories up in windy conditions. fortunately, they're okay. our cameras were there as firefighters brought them to safety. >>> a terrifying rescue 65 stories up. firefighters raced to save two window washers trapped on their malfunctioning scaffolding. as people watched nervously from the ground. >> i think it's terrible. problem stalled the scaffolding around 1:30. the two men were trapped in rain, high winds and cold temperatures for nearly 75 minutes. the scaffolding stayed upright but firefighters didn't waste any time. >> we were able to secure them. the radio downtown to make them. >> firefighters couldn't reach the men because the window doesn't open. they cut through thick layers of safety. lewes merced is a scaffolding mechanic who was working on the rescue. how are they doing? >> perfectly nine. they came off the rig laughing. to them it's not that serious either. they were not hurt. >> the compan
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Oct 27, 2015 5:30pm EDT
safeguarding the security of the governor, providing security and escorts for both presidents george w. bush and barack obama and responsibility for security details for all united nation escorts at top security level. there was no comment from his union. while a state police spokesman nd very rare, adding that this type of incident only happens once or twice a year on a force of 8600. brian thompson, news4 new york. >>> this is new tonight. parents are anxious where police e looking for a man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl. it happened at 9:00 this morning while the girl was walking to roosevelt school. she said a man pulled up in a black vehicle with a broken headlight and asked her to get in. when she refused, driver sped away. >>> dozens of guns are now o the city streets. the mayor announced the arrest of six gun traffickers based in east harlem. they sold the weapons with some of the exchanges taking place in broad daylight. most of the guns were loaded when they were purchased. >> our office and our partners at the nypd are going to continue to do everything that we can in ou
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