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July 21, 2024 at 10:38 AM

89-year-old comedian recovering after she was randomly punched on New York street

An 89-year-old comedian is recovering after being randomly punched and knocked to the ground while waiting to cross a street in New York earlier this month
July 21, 2024 at 10:38 AM
FILE - D'yan Forest, 89, who holds the Guinness World Record for Oldest Working Female Comedian, poses in her apartment, Thursday, July 19, 2024, in New York. Forest is recovering after being randomly punched and knocked to the ground while waiting to cross a street in New York earlier this month.(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
July 20, 2024 at 8:53 PM

Man in custody after 4 found dead in Brooklyn apartment attack, NYPD says

The New York Police Department says that two women and two children were found dead in their Brooklyn apartment
July 20, 2024 at 8:53 PM
July 19, 2024 at 1:02 PM

Accused of biting police official, NYC Council member says police were the aggressors

A New York City Council member accused of biting a police official says officers used excessive force as she tried to help someone who was lying under a barricade at a protest
July 19, 2024 at 1:02 PM
Brooklyn City Councilwoman Susan Zhuang, arrested during a protest, is removed by officers from the 62nd Precinct in Bath Beach for transport to Brooklyn Central Booking, on July 17, 2024, in New York.
July 18, 2024 at 1:25 AM

New York City Council member arrested, accused of biting police officer

A New York City Council member has been charged with biting a police officer during a chaotic protest
July 18, 2024 at 1:25 AM
Brooklyn City Councilwoman Susan Zhuang, arrested during a protest, is removed by officers from the 62nd Precinct in Bath Beach for transport to Brooklyn Central Booking, on July 17, 2024, in New York.
July 17, 2024 at 11:38 AM

Daylight fireball meteor may have rattled parts of NYC and New Jersey: NASA

Officials report that the fireball may have flown at 34,000 miles per hour as it passed over the Statue of Liberty before disintegrating over Midtown Manhattan.
July 17, 2024 at 11:38 AM
In this undated file photo, the skyline of New York is shown.
July 17, 2024 at 2:38 AM

Daylight fireball meteor may have rattled parts of NYC and New Jersey: NASA

Officials report that the fireball may have flown at 34,000 miles per hour as it passed over the Statue of Liberty before disintegrating over Midtown Manhattan.
July 17, 2024 at 2:38 AM
Officials report that the fireball may have flown at 34,000 miles per hour as it passed over the Statue of Liberty before disintegrating over Midtown Manhattan.
July 16, 2024 at 8:20 PM

NY congressmen push to enhance Secret Service protection for presidential candidates

Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY) and Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) advocate for increased Secret Service protection for Joe Biden, Donald Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
July 16, 2024 at 8:20 PM
VIDEO: NY congressmen push for more Secret Service for presidential candidates
July 16, 2024 at 6:22 AM

Wimbledon takes over New York City as the tournament expands beyond UK borders

There is only one place in the world where you can be greeted by Wimbledon stewards, eat iconic British strawberries and cream and drink Pimm’s served in a garden bar.
July 16, 2024 at 6:22 AM
Views from The Hill in New York 2023.
July 13, 2024 at 2:49 PM

NYC beach shutdown following shark sightings

In Rockaway Beach, officials say they spotted a shark nicknamed "Jaws" and have expanded their drone surveillance through the city.
July 13, 2024 at 2:49 PM
VIDEO: NYC beach shutdown following shark sightings
July 13, 2024 at 12:16 AM

NYC police search for group of thieves who target diners at high-end restaurants

The NYPD is searching for two suspects accused of robbing diners at high-end restaurants, holding them at gunpoint and stealing luxury watches and jewelry before escaping on motorbikes.
July 13, 2024 at 12:16 AM
VIDEO: NYC police search for group of thieves who target diners at high-end restaurants
July 12, 2024 at 11:44 PM

How a mahjong club is redefining New York City social life

Four young Asian American friends are putting their own spin on the game of mahjong with their Green Tile Social Club.
July 12, 2024 at 11:44 PM
VIDEO: How a mahjong club is redefining New York City social life
July 11, 2024 at 11:46 PM

Shark sightings forcing popular beach in NYC to close

Multiple sections of Rockaway Beach in Queens have been closed due to recent shark sightings. Police drones have detected sharks in the water three times, leading to the closures.
July 11, 2024 at 11:46 PM
VIDEO: Shark sightings forcing popular beach in NYC to close
July 11, 2024 at 11:18 PM

New York's top court allows 'equal rights' amendment to appear on November ballot

A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution to bar discrimination over “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” will appear on state ballots this November
July 11, 2024 at 11:18 PM
FILE - The New York Capitol is seen, June 30, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. A proposed amendment to New York's constitution to bar discrimination over “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” will appear on the ballot this November, the state's high court ruled Thursday, July 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
July 9, 2024 at 12:46 PM

Blackpink rapper Lisa joins Global Citizen Festival lineup in New York's Central Park

Blackpink rapper Lisa will join the Global Citizen Festival lineup in New York’s Central Park for her first solo performance at a festival, the anti-poverty nonprofit announced Tuesday
July 9, 2024 at 12:46 PM
Lisa (Lalisa Manoban), left, and Rose (Roseanne Park) from the K-Pop band Blackpink pose with their Honorary MBEs, Members of the Order of the British Empire, awarded to them in recognition of the band's role as COP26 advocates for the COP26 Summit in Glasgow 2021, in London, on Nov. 22, 2023. (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 6, 2024 at 12:10 AM

Suspected drunk driver plows into July Fourth crowd in NYC, killing 3: Police

At least seven others were injured including an 11-year-old boy after a suspected drunk driver plowed into a park on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.
July 6, 2024 at 12:10 AM
VIDEO: Suspected drunk driver plows into July Fourth crowd in NYC, killing 3: Police
July 5, 2024 at 8:45 PM

3 dead, 7 injured after suspected drunk driver plows into New York City park

Three people are dead, and seven others have been injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed his vehicle into a park in NYC on the Fourth of July.
July 5, 2024 at 8:45 PM
Three people were killed when a suspected drunk driver plowed into a group of people on Manhattan's Lower East Side on July 4, 2024.
July 5, 2024 at 7:18 PM

3 killed as suspected drunk driver plows into crowd

Three people are dead and seven injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed into a New York City park.
July 5, 2024 at 7:18 PM
VIDEO: 3 killed as suspected drunk driver plows into crowd
July 5, 2024 at 3:40 PM

3 dead, 7 injured after suspected drunk driver crashes into crowd in New York

A suspected drunk driver plowed into a group of people gathered in a park on Manhattan's lower east side celebrating the Fourth of July.
July 5, 2024 at 3:40 PM
VIDEO: 3 dead, 7 injured after suspected drunk driver crashes into crowd in New York
July 5, 2024 at 2:39 AM

Law enforcement on alert in New York City for Fourth of July

The nation's largest fireworks display launches in New York City, where the NYPD stands at the ready on Manhattan's west side.
July 5, 2024 at 2:39 AM
VIDEO: Law enforcement on alert in New York City for Fourth of July
July 3, 2024 at 8:32 PM

Man arrested in connection with attempted rape of Central Park sunbather: Police

A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted rape of a woman sunbathing in Central Park last month, police said.
July 3, 2024 at 8:32 PM
The NYPD is looking for the man wanted in a sexual attack on a 21-year-old woman sunbathing in Central Park, June 24, 2024.
July 3, 2024 at 12:17 AM

Person of interest in custody for attempted rape of Central Park sunbather

The person of interest was in custody on a separate forcible touching case and hasn't been charged with the attempted rape, police sources told ABC News.
July 3, 2024 at 12:17 AM
The person of interest was in custody on a separate forcible touching case and hasn't been charged with the attempted rape, police sources told ABC News.
July 2, 2024 at 11:58 PM

Police arrest suspect in connection with attack on woman sunbathing in Central Park

Sources tell ABC News that authorities have DNA evidence linking the suspect to the case. The suspect is accused of attacking the victim last month in broad daylight, which led to a massive manhunt.
July 2, 2024 at 11:58 PM
VIDEO: Police arrest suspect in connection with attack on woman sunbathing in Central Park
July 2, 2024 at 7:46 PM

Judge in Trump's criminal hush money case postpones sentencing to Sept. 18

The judge overseeing former President Trump’s criminal hush money case in New York has postponed sentencing to Sept. 18, according to a letter sent to the parties.
July 2, 2024 at 7:46 PM
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at Faith & Freedom's 2024 Road to Majority Conference in Washington, DC on June 22, 2024.
July 2, 2024 at 5:03 AM

New details emerge in police shooting of 13-year-old New York boy

The family of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot by police in Utica, New York, is demanding justice.
July 2, 2024 at 5:03 AM
A vigil for 13-year-old Nyah Mway was held in Utica, N.Y. June 29, 2024.
July 2, 2024 at 12:06 AM

Federal officials investigating cause of fatal plane crash in upstate New York

A private plane crashed near the town of Masonville in the Catskill Mountains, resulting in the death of five members of the same family, including two children.
July 2, 2024 at 12:06 AM
VIDEO: Federal officials investigating cause of fatal plane crash in upstate New York
July 1, 2024 at 10:05 PM

2 children among 5 dead in upstate New York plane crash: Police

The victims were family members returning to Atlanta, Georgia, after a trip to Cooperstown, New York, for a baseball tournament, police said.
July 1, 2024 at 10:05 PM
The victims were family members returning to Atlanta, Georgia, after a trip to Cooperstown, New York, for a baseball tournament, police said.
July 1, 2024 at 1:56 AM

New York attorney general investigates police shooting in Utica

New body camera footage shows an officer allegedly shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy. Police say the 8th grader had allegedly pointed a replica gun at them.
July 1, 2024 at 1:56 AM
VIDEO: New York attorney general investigates police shooting in Utica
June 29, 2024 at 7:58 PM

Pride march, related events could be targets for violence, NYPD says

This weekend's Pride March and other Pride-related events throughout New York City could be targets for violence, the New York Police Department's Intel Bureau warned.
June 29, 2024 at 7:58 PM
In this June 25, 2023, file photo, a large crowd watches the NYC Pride March 2023 on 5th Avenue, near 24th Street, in the Flatiron district of New York.
June 29, 2024 at 4:37 AM

4 dead after minivan crashes into nail salon: Authorities

Four people were killed and nine others injured after a vehicle crashed into a storefront in New York on Friday, authorities said.
June 29, 2024 at 4:37 AM
Four people were killed and nine others injured after a vehicle crashed into a storefront in New York on Friday, authorities said.
June 29, 2024 at 12:41 AM

New York fatal car crash leaves 4 dead, several trapped

Authorities say at least four people were killed and several other victims trapped when a car crashed into a building late Friday afternoon.
June 29, 2024 at 12:41 AM
VIDEO: New York fatal car crash leaves 4 dead, several trapped
June 28, 2024 at 9:15 PM

55 years later, Stonewall uprising veteran reflects on LGBTQ progress

The Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center, which opened to the public Friday, is the first LGBTQ visitor center in the National Park Service.
June 28, 2024 at 9:15 PM
Stonewall Pioneer and Founding Partner of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center Mark Segal was 18 years old when he took part in the Stonewall Uprising in 1969.
June 28, 2024 at 12:02 PM

Saving a historic LGBTQ+ safe space in New York City

The People’s Beach at Jacob Riis Park has long been a gathering place for the queer community. But some fear recent real estate developments could push out lower-income and queer beachgoers.
June 28, 2024 at 12:02 PM
VIDEO: Saving a historic LGBTQ+ safe space in New York City
June 28, 2024 at 2:33 AM

Man critically hurt in Brooklyn fire, e-bike battery probed as cause

One man is in critical condition after a fierce fire at a Brooklyn apartment building, which firefighters believe was caused by a charging lithium-ion battery.
June 28, 2024 at 2:33 AM
VIDEO: Man critically hurt in Brooklyn fire, e-bike battery probed as cause
June 27, 2024 at 9:30 PM

How much is Jamaal Bowman's loss a warning for progressives?

Progressives undeniably suffered their most significant defeat of the 2024 election cycle Tuesday when Rep. Jamaal Bowman, N.Y., lost his district's Democratic primary.
June 27, 2024 at 9:30 PM
Congressman Jamaal Bowman concedes during his Primary Election Night Watch Party in Yonkers, New York, June 25, 2024.
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Protester wanted for leading threatening NYC subway chant surrenders to police

A pro-Palestinian protester who was captured on video this month leading a threatening call-and-response chant has surrendered to police.
1 month ago
A woman waits to board an F train at the Smith - 9th Street subway station on May 7, 2024, in New York City.
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Rep. Jamaal Bowman defeated in NY congressional primary

ABC News contributing political correspondent Rachael Bade breaks down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's loss in New York's District 16 Democratic primary to Westchester County Executive George Latimer.
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VIDEO: Rep. Jamaal Bowman defeated in NY congressional primary
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NYC police searching for man who they say sexually assaulted woman in Central Park

New York Police Department Chief of Patrol John Chell stated at a news conference that a man exposed himself to a young woman who was sunbathing in the Great Hill section of the park.
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VIDEO: NYC police searching for man who they say sexually assaulted woman in Central Park
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Woman sexually assaulted in Central Park

The unknown suspect fled before police officers could capture the assailant.
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The unknown suspect fled before police officers could capture the assailant.
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Man at large after sexually assaulting 21-year-old woman sunbathing in Central Park

The search is on in New York City for the man who sexually assaulted a 21-year-old woman sunbathing in Central Park.
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The NYPD is looking for the man wanted in a sexual attack on a 21-year-old woman sunbathing in Central Park, June 24, 2024.
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NY primary race between Jamaal Bowman, George Latimer marks schism in Dem Party

Ad spending in the race has, as of Monday, clocked in at an eye-popping $23 million total, according to filings compiled by OpenSecrets.
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Representative Jamaal Bowman speaks to the crowd while he campaigns in the Bronx borough of New York City, June 22, 2024.
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NYPD reports search for suspect after attempted sexual assault in Central Park

Police are searching for a suspect following an attempted sexual assault in Central Park on Monday afternoon.
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VIDEO: NYPD reports search for suspect after attempted sexual assault of woman in Central Park
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NY and LA move forward with cellphone ban proposals

ABC News' Zohreen Shah speaks with parents and students for their reactions on the cellphone ban proposals aimed at protecting children online in schools.
1 month ago
VIDEO: NY and LA move forward with cellphone ban proposals
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Singer Justin Timberlake arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated

ABC News contributor and senior entertainment reporter at ESPN's Andscape Kelley Carter discusses the fallout from Timberlake's arrest.
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VIDEO: Singer Justin Timberlake arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated
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Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI in the Hamptons

The singer drove through a stop sign and swerved into the other side of the road after leaving dinner in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Sag Harbor, according to local police.
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VIDEO: Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI in the Hamptons
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10 in severe or critical condition after house collapses in explosion

Firefighters responded to the residence around 4 p.m. ET, where they smelled a strong odor of gas and found a car underneath the collapse, Syracuse Fire Chief Michael Monds told reporters on Tuesday.
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Firefighters responded to the residence around 4 p.m. ET, where they smelled a strong odor of gas and found a car underneath the collapse, Syracuse Fire Chief Michael Monds told reporters on Tuesday.
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Migrant charged in alleged sexual assault of 13-year-old girl in NYC

Authorities say members of a Queens community detained suspect Christian Geovanny Inga-Landi, 25, an Ecuadorian migrant, after recognizing him in police surveillance video.
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VIDEO: Migrant arrested in alleged sexual assault of 13-year-old girl in NYC
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Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI

Singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons, according to police.
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VIDEO: Justin Timberlake arrested for DWI
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Sam Smith and Alicia Keys duet at NYC gay bar

The duo sang Smith's "I'm Not the Only One" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Smith's album "In the Lonely Hour."
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VIDEO: Sam Smith and Alicia Keys duet at NYC gay bar
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Justin Timberlake arrested in Hamptons, mug shot released

On Monday night the pop superstar was pulled over and arrested by Sag Harbor police for driving while intoxicated.
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VIDEO: Justin Timberlake arrested in Hamptons, mugshot released
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Details of Justin Timberlake's DWI arrest

Timberlake drove through a stop sign and swerved into a lane of oncoming traffic early Tuesday, according to police.
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VIDEO: Details of Justin Timberlake's DWI arrest