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February 25, 2024 at 1:23 AM

Flaco, the escaped Central Park Zoo owl, dies

Flaco, the Eurasian Eagle owl, has died, according to Central Park Zoo.
February 25, 2024 at 1:23 AM
Flaco, the escaped Central Park Zoo owl, dies
February 24, 2024 at 2:02 AM

NRA held liable in New York civil trial

A New York jury held the National Rifle Association liable for financial mismanagement and found that Wayne LaPierre, the group's former CEO, corruptly ran the organization.
February 24, 2024 at 2:02 AM
NRA held liable in New York civil trial
February 24, 2024 at 1:59 AM

6 arrested in Times Square attack on migrant

Police are still searching for suspects in the attack on the 17-year-old near a Manhattan shelter.
February 24, 2024 at 1:59 AM
6 arrested in Times Square attack on migrant
February 23, 2024 at 7:50 PM

Man killed in New York City subway car

A 45-year-old man has been killed in a New York City subway car
February 23, 2024 at 7:50 PM
Man shot to death in New York City subway car
February 22, 2024 at 8:22 PM

Orchids as muse: Flowers and fashion mix inside the NY Botanical Garden's conservatory

The orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden this year is a whimsical mix of fashion and flower creations
February 22, 2024 at 8:22 PM
Flowers and fashion mix inside the NY Botanical Garden's conservatory
February 22, 2024 at 12:34 AM

1 in 4 children in New York City are living in poverty, study says

Researchers surveyed a sample of 3,000 New York households every three months to track data on employment, assets and debts, and health.
February 22, 2024 at 12:34 AM
1 in 4 children in New York City are living in poverty, study says
February 21, 2024 at 2:41 AM

Tenement Museum reimagines life of Black family in 1st exhibit of its kind

ABC News' Morgan Norwood reports on the Tenement Museum's new exhibit: "A Union of Hope: 1869" which reconstructs the lives of a free Black family in Manhattan's lower east side.
February 21, 2024 at 2:41 AM
Tenement Museum reimagines life of Black family in 1st exhibit of its kind
February 19, 2024 at 7:19 PM

GMA3’s Cool to Be Kind: Meet New York's own Robin Hood

Digital creator Peter Bond spreads kindness throughout the Big Apple by helping out New Yorkers who are down on their luck.
February 19, 2024 at 7:19 PM
GMA3’s Cool to Be Kind: Meet New York's own Robin Hood
February 19, 2024 at 5:18 PM

Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at the All-Star break

The Brooklyn Nets have fired Jacque Vaughn after ending a disappointing first half of the season with a 50-point loss in Boston in their final game before the All-Star break
February 19, 2024 at 5:18 PM
Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at the All-Star break
February 16, 2024 at 1:26 AM

Trial over lavish NRA spending nears jury, Wayne LaPierre's lawyer calls it a political witch hunt

A New York state lawyer said in closing arguments at a civil trial claiming a former National Rifle Association executive wildly misspent millions of dollars on private flights and other lavish perks that the group and its ex-CEO were caught “with thei...
February 16, 2024 at 1:26 AM
February 15, 2024 at 6:04 PM

New York City files lawsuit against social media companies

The city is accusing the companies behind SnapChat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok of fomenting a "nationwide youth mental health crisis" by exposing children "to a nonstop stream of harmful content."
February 15, 2024 at 6:04 PM
New York City files lawsuit against social media companies
February 15, 2024 at 6:55 AM

House GOP under mounting political pressure after Democrat wins NY special election

Democrat Tom Suozzi will replace disgraced former Rep. George Santos. Republicans will be able to afford only two defections on any vote in the 219-213 House once Suozzi takes office.
February 15, 2024 at 6:55 AM
House GOP under mounting political pressure after Democrat wins NY special election
February 15, 2024 at 12:12 AM

House GOP feeling political pressure after Long Island special election

Federal health officials are urging the public to protect children from vapes.
February 15, 2024 at 12:12 AM
House GOP feeling political pressure after Long Island special election
February 14, 2024 at 8:43 PM

Jazz at Lincoln Center honors Grammy-winning jazz musician Roy Hargrove

Jazz at Lincoln Center releases a live recording of "The Love Suite: In Mahogany." Hargrove’s wife, Aida Brandes Hargrove, and former bandmate, Willie Jones III, discuss his life and legacy.
February 14, 2024 at 8:43 PM
Jazz at Lincoln Center honors Grammy-winning jazz musician Roy Hargrove
February 14, 2024 at 2:21 PM

Democrats keep uneasy winning streak alive in 'warning sign' race for NY-3 Santos seat: ANALYSIS

Tom Suozzi says his victory carries a message for his fellow Democrats.
February 14, 2024 at 2:21 PM
Democrats keep winning streak alive in 'warning sign' race for Santos seat: ANALYSIS
February 14, 2024 at 11:07 AM

What to know about New York's closely watched House race

New York's 3rd Congressional District special election, of Tom Suozzi or Mazi Pilip, is the first closely watched contest of 2024
February 14, 2024 at 11:07 AM
What to know about New York's closely watched House race
February 13, 2024 at 10:58 PM

Suspect arrested in violent mugging of 91-year-old man in New York City: Police

Christian Torres, 45, was arrested in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City Sunday at approximately 10:15 a.m. and charged with attempted robbery, according to an NYPD spokesperson.
February 13, 2024 at 10:58 PM
Suspect arrested in violent mugging of 91-year-old man in New York City: Police
February 13, 2024 at 9:01 PM

NY special election to fill vacant House seat

New York is holding a special election Tuesday to replace former Republican Rep. George Santos' House seat.
February 13, 2024 at 9:01 PM
NY special election to fill vacant House seat
February 13, 2024 at 6:30 PM

1 dead, 5 injured in New York City subway station shooting

One person was killed and five others wounded in a shooting at a subway station in the Bronx Monday evening, police said.
February 13, 2024 at 6:30 PM
1 dead, 5 injured in New York City subway station shooting
February 13, 2024 at 5:22 PM

Trump expected to attend hearing Thursday in Manhattan DA's hush money case

Former President Trump is expected to attend a hearing in New York Thursday in the hush money case brought by the Manhattan district attorney, sources tell ABC News.
February 13, 2024 at 5:22 PM
Trump expected to attend hearing Thursday in Manhattan DA's hush money case
February 13, 2024 at 4:07 PM

1 dead, 5 injured in NYC subway station shooting

Police say the shooting was not a random attack and started as a dispute between two groups of teenagers on the train before spilling out onto the platform at Mt. Eden station in the Bronx on Monday.
February 13, 2024 at 4:07 PM
1 dead, 5 injured in NYC subway station shooting
February 13, 2024 at 3:27 PM

Suspect arrested in violent mugging of 91-year-old man in New York City: Police

The alleged attack took place in the Upper East Side neighborhood on Feb. 1.
February 13, 2024 at 3:27 PM
Suspect arrested in violent mugging of 91-year-old man in New York City: Police
February 13, 2024 at 11:09 AM

Why the stakes look 'quite high' in the battle to win George Santos' seat in New York

In the Feb. 13 race for New York's 3rd District seat on Long Island, former Rep. Tom Suozzi faces Mazi Pilip to succeed George Santos
February 13, 2024 at 11:09 AM
Why the stakes look 'quite high' in the battle to win George Santos' seat in New York
February 13, 2024 at 4:57 AM

Why the election to replace George Santos is so competitive

538's preview of the New York 3rd District special election to replace George Santos.
February 13, 2024 at 4:57 AM
Why the election to replace George Santos is so competitive
February 13, 2024 at 3:52 AM

Small plane lands safely near Buffalo after rear door falls off mid-flight

Police say a small plane with two people aboard landed safely at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after its rear door fell off
February 13, 2024 at 3:52 AM
February 12, 2024 at 6:51 PM

Long Island could see up to 8 inches of snow on Election Day in key House race

Winter weather and snow are forecast on Long Island on Tuesday, which is Election Day in the New York 3rd District race
February 12, 2024 at 6:51 PM
Long Island could see up to 8 inches of snow on Election Day in key House race
February 11, 2024 at 1:44 AM

Teen charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting tourist in Times Square, firing at officer

Jesus Alejandro Rivas Figueroa is charged as an adult with two counts of attempted murder, assault, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
February 11, 2024 at 1:44 AM
Teen charged with attempted murder after shooting in Times Square
February 9, 2024 at 5:19 PM

Manhunt underway for gunman who shot tourist in Times Square

Officers are searching for the man police say opened fire in a sportswear store after being stopped for shoplifting.
February 9, 2024 at 5:19 PM
Manhunt underway for gunman who shot tourist in Times Square
February 9, 2024 at 1:42 PM

7 suspects indicted in assault on police officers in Times Square

The assault occurred Jan. 27 near Times Square as officers were trying to take a person into custody.
February 9, 2024 at 1:42 PM
7 indicted in assault on police officers in Times Square
February 9, 2024 at 2:55 AM

Body camera footage from Times Square attack released

The NYPD released police body camera footage of the attack on two officers.
February 9, 2024 at 2:55 AM
Body camera footage from Times Square attack released
February 8, 2024 at 9:39 PM

91-year-old fights off mugger in NYC

The Coney Island native told WABC he fought off his attacker and is recovering from six fractures.
February 8, 2024 at 9:39 PM
91-year-old fights off mugger in NYC
February 8, 2024 at 1:38 AM

World marks 60th anniversary of Beatles landing in NYC

The Fab Four were launched into a new galaxy.
February 8, 2024 at 1:38 AM
World marks 60th anniversary of Beatles landing in NYC
February 8, 2024 at 1:07 AM

NYPD, DA asks for help IDing suspects in Times Square attack

The Manhattan DA's office and the NYPD asked for public help to identify two people wanted in connection with the assault on two officers allegedly by asylum-seekers in Times Square.
February 8, 2024 at 1:07 AM
NYPD, DA asks for help IDing suspects in Times Square attack
February 7, 2024 at 12:40 AM

Migrants allegedly snatched phones from 62 women in NYC crime spree: Police

Three migrants were arrested in the Bronx overnight Monday for a citywide crime spree that included stealing women's phones off the street, police said.
February 7, 2024 at 12:40 AM
Migrants allegedly snatched phones from 62 women in NYC crime spree: Police
February 6, 2024 at 7:02 PM

70 NYC Housing Authority employees charged in corruption investigation

Seventy current and former New York City Housing Authority employees were charged with accepting kickbacks from contractors in exchange for awarding city contracts, federal prosecutors said
February 6, 2024 at 7:02 PM
70 NYC Housing Authority employees charged in corruption investigation
February 6, 2024 at 1:43 PM

Retired 'hero' 9/11 firefighter Bob Beckwith, who posed for photo at Ground Zero with President Bush, dies

Firefighter Bob Beckwith, remembered for standing with President George W. Bush in an iconic photo at the World Trade Center site in the days after 9/11, has died.
February 6, 2024 at 1:43 PM
'Hero' 9/11 firefighter known for famous photo with George W. Bush dies
February 2, 2024 at 11:30 AM

6 facing charges in connection with assault on police officers in Times Square

The assault occurred Saturday as officers were taking someone into custody.
February 2, 2024 at 11:30 AM
6 facing charges in connection with assault on police officers in Times Square
January 31, 2024 at 12:50 AM

NYC City Council passes ‘how many stops’ police act

The 42-9 passage of the bill, which requires officers to report low-level encounters, overrides Mayor Eric Adams’ veto.
January 31, 2024 at 12:50 AM
NYC City Council passes ‘how many stops’ police act
January 30, 2024 at 10:00 PM

New York City Council overrides Mayor Eric Adams' vetoes on solitary confinement ban, police transparency bill

The New York City Council has voted to override Mayor Eric Adams’ vetoes on a solitary confinement ban and a "How Many Stops" bill to document police stops.
January 30, 2024 at 10:00 PM
City Council overrides Mayor Adams' veto on solitary confinement, police transparency
1 month ago

New York mayor pledges to protect youth from online harm

New York Mayor Eric Adams declared social media a “toxin,” in a State of the City address and pressured companies to make their apps safer and less accessible for younger audiences.
1 month ago
New York mayor pledges to protect youth from online harm
1 month ago

New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'

New York City is classifying social media as a "public health hazard," Mayor Eric Adams announced on Wednesday during his State of the City address.
1 month ago
New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'
1 month ago

New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'

New York City is classifying social media as a "public health hazard," Mayor Eric Adams announced on Wednesday during his State of the City address.
1 month ago
New York City mayor declares social media an 'environmental toxin'
1 month ago

Baby dies after burned by steam from radiator in NYC apartment: Police

An 11-month-old boy died after he was burned by steam from a radiator in a New York City apartment, police said.
1 month ago
Baby dies after burned by steam from radiator in NYC apartment: Police
1 month ago

NYC Mayor Eric Adams vetoes ban on solitary confinement and bill expanding police transparency

Mayor Eric Adams has vetoed a ban on solitary confinement in city jails that was overwhelmingly passed by the city council.
1 month ago
NYC Mayor Eric Adams vetoes solitary confinement ban, police transparency bill
1 month ago

Suspect arrested in NYC stabbing spree; charged with attempted murder, police say

A suspect is in custody in connection with a series of unprovoked stabbings that occurred in the Queens borough of New York City in recent days, police said.
1 month ago
Suspect arrested in NYC stabbing spree; charged with attempted murder, police say
1 month ago

Suspect arrested in alleged NYC serial knife attacks

Jermain Rigueur was charged with attempted murder in connection with attacks in Queens and Brooklyn.
1 month ago
Suspect arrested in alleged NYC serial knife attacks
1 month ago

Sept. 11 victim's remains newly identified through DNA testing

The medical examiner's office announced Thursday it has positively identified a 9/11 victim's remains.
1 month ago
Medical examiner announces Sept. 11 victim’s remains identified
1 month ago

NYC police on the hunt for alleged serial knife attacker

New York City police said a man has been linked to four unprovoked attacks in Queens and a suspected stabbing in a Brooklyn subway.
1 month ago
NYC police on the hunt for alleged serial knife attacker
1 month ago
Suspect sought in connection with 4 unprovoked stabbings in Queens, New York: Police
1 month ago

New York digging out after winter storm

WKBW’s Michael Schwartz talks about how New York is digging out after heavy snow hit the state as deadly temperatures continue.
1 month ago
New York digging out after winter storm