Ida Siegal, NBC New York

Ida Siegal

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Recent articles by Ida:

EMT Battles Back From Career-Ending Crash Caused by Lying Drunk Driver

Ashley Diaz was finally discharged after 12 surgeries following a life-altering crash outside her Staten Island home. → Read More

‘Hadestown' Star Under Fire for Publicly Shaming Audience Member — Twice

An audience member for ‘Hadestown’ said she was using a sanctioned closed captioning device to help her understand and enjoy the show, and it was provided by the theater — but an actress onstage mistakenly thought she was using it to record → Read More

No Charges Filed Against Heckler After Beer Hurled at Comedian at NJ Comedy Club

After video of a standup comedian went viral for how she handled not only a heckler but having a beer hurled at her onstage, the person responsible for chucking the can won’t face charges. → Read More

Body Parts in Suitcases in Blood-Filled Brooklyn Apartment Confirmed to Be 22-Year-Old Woman: Cops

Police called to a Brooklyn apartment about a foul smell made a gruesome discovery Wednesday afternoon, with suitcases in the home found to contain human body parts, according to police sources. → Read More

NJ Art Gallery Battles With Community Over Nude Pink Mannequins

Naked mannequins at a Bayonne art gallery are causing a stir in this New Jersey community. → Read More

‘I Heard This Thud:' Video of Midtown Carriage Horse Collapse Reignites Age-Old Ban Debate

A horse pulling a carriage along a street in midtown Manhattan collapsed in the middle of the road Wednesday, video showed, as the footage of the steed on its side restarted the heated debate over the future of carriage horses in New York City. → Read More

Case of Dead Social Worker in NYC Taxi Sparks Times Square Rally as Mystery Deepens

Hundreds gathered in Times Square Wednesday night, holding signs and using their voices to call attention to the mysterious death of Julio Ramirez, a beloved social worker who was found dead in a taxi cab more than a month ago after a night out in the city. → Read More

Boy Scout Wakes to His Leg in Bear's Jaws While Camping With Troop at NY State Park

“Be Prepared” may be the motto for the Boy Scouts, but a 12-year-old from New York was anything but prepared for the encounter he had while on a recent camping trip, which resulted in his leg in the jaws of a black bear. → Read More

Resident's 911 Call Led Police to Finding U-Haul Van Tied to Brooklyn Subway Gunman

Police investigating the Brooklyn subway shooting are searching for a person of interest who rented a U-Haul van — which they were able to quickly find thanks to an observant resident. → Read More

Innocent NYC Woman Killed in Crossfire Seen Diving for Cover in New Video

New surveillance video shows the shootout that left a 61-year-old Bronx grandmother killed as she was caught in the crossfire on her way home from work. → Read More

Dog Walking on NYC Sidewalk Is Electrocuted by Metal Grate — a Tragic Reminder for Pet Owners

Melting snow, salt and stray voltage combined for a deadly incident in Brooklyn, as a dog died while walking on a Brooklyn sidewalk Monday evening, police said. → Read More

Woman Jumps Barrier at Zoo Lion Exhibit, Dances With Roses and Tosses $100 Bills

A woman was seen climbing over a barrier at the Bronx Zoo’s lion exhibit, witnesses exclusively told NBC New York, as cell phone video showed her holding roses and tossing $100 bills toward the fearsome feline. → Read More

Protests Outside NYC Restaurant as New Video, Details About Hostess Fight Emerge

Protesters outside of a Manhattan restaurant urged customers to stop dining and leave, as new video of the incident and comments from the attorney for the group at the center of the controversy come to light. → Read More

‘It Was a Prank': DoorDash Driver Denies Contaminating NYPD Cop's Food After Arrest

Video posted to social media shows a delivery driver tampering with food that had been ordered by an NYPD officer — and now the driver could face charges. → Read More

8-Foot Deep Sinkhole Exposes Underground Wall in NY Family's Driveway

A family in Nassau County says they’re getting the runaround from the city and their insurance company after an 8-foot deep sinkhole appeared in their... → Read More

Man With Alzheimer's Asks Wife to Marry Him After Falling in Love for a Second Time

Peter Marshall and his wife, Lisa, have been married for 12 years. But with Peter battling early onset Alzheimer’s that he was diagnosed with a few years ago, he doesn’t remember that wedding happening — he just knows that he loves Lisa. → Read More

NYC Institutes New Curfew at Washington Square Park Over ‘Disorderly Behavior'

With a few minutes left to go before 10 p.m., police on Sunday had already barricaded off most of Washington Square Park. It’s a sight New Yorkers will see... → Read More

Teen Mom Hands Newborn Baby to Customer at NJ Restaurant, Then Walks Out

Surveillance video from inside a Jersey City restaurant showed a teenage girl who had just given birth walk inside and hand her newborn child to a customer — then walk out the door. → Read More

NYC Woman Makes It Her Mission to Visit Every City Museums

There are nearly 200 museums in New York City and Jane August has made it her mission to visit all of them. With the coronavirus pandemic limiting things August... → Read More

Court Papers Reveal Disturbing Details in Beating Death of 10-Year-Old NYC Boy

A criminal complaint reveals chilling details in the murder case against a New York City man accused of killing his 10-year-old stepson, who was found beaten... → Read More