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October 14, 2020, 6:32 PM

Federal crackdown aims to curb violent crime spike in NYC

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are cracking down on firearms cases in a bid to get stiffer sentences for criminals carrying illegal weapons
October 14, 2020, 6:32 PM
September 29, 2020, 8:14 PM

Orthodox Jewish areas in NYC may see city-issued mask fines

New York City officials say they will start issuing fines in several Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods to people who refuse to wear masks and could order further crackdowns including the closing of nonessential businesses
September 29, 2020, 8:14 PM
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What we know about the alleged racist attack on a New York City jogger

A woman has been arrested on hate crime charges one month after she allegedly hurled a racial slur and a glass bottle at a jogger.
1 month ago
What we know about the alleged racist attack on a New York City jogger
1 month ago

Woman arrested for hate crime against Queens jogger

The NYPD arrested a 37-year-old woman who threw a glass bottle and shouted a racial slur at a jogger.
1 month ago
Woman arrested for hate crime against Queens jogger
1 month ago

NYC Subway car goes off tracks

The train derailed as it pulled into a station, sideswiping several columns in the process.
1 month ago
NYC Subway car goes off tracks
1 month ago

Subway derailment caused by vandal who threw debris onto track: Investigators

A New York subway derailed during the Sunday morning commute after investigators say a vandal threw debris on the tracks.
1 month ago
Subway derailment caused by person throwing debris onto track, investigators say
1 month ago

New York City public middle, high schools delay in-person learning until October

Three days before New York City public schools were supposed to open for in-person learning, officials said classrooms will not reopen Monday as scheduled.
1 month ago
NYC middle, high schools delay in-person learning until October
1 month ago

NYC bird watcher Christian Cooper turns racist confrontation into graphic novel

Central Park bird watcher Christian Cooper and comic book artist Alitha Martinez discuss their graphic novel, "It’s a Bird," which tackles racial injustice.
1 month ago
NYC bird watcher Christian Cooper turns racist confrontation into graphic novel
1 month ago

NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

New York Fashion Week, the semi-annual showcase of American fashion, gets under way Sunday evening in a vastly changed landscape
1 month ago
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NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

A former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing dozens of patients, including the wife of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, now faces federal charges
1 month ago
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NYC's new sex crimes chief has a background in nursing

The new head of New York City’s sex crimes unit is a veteran investigator and forensic nurse who has conducted the physical exams and evidence collection that are vital to solving such cases
2 months ago
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Firefighters rescue woman dangling from 16th-floor window

New York City firefighters performed a daring rescue of a woman clinging to her window after a fire broke out at a high-rise building in Harlem.
2 months ago
Firefighters rescue woman dangling from 16th-floor window
2 months ago

New York firefighters hailed as heroes

They used a rare maneuver called a roof-rope rescue to save a woman dangling from the 16th floor. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.
2 months ago
New York firefighters hailed as heroes
2 months ago

After more than 160 years, Central Park gets 1st statue honoring real-life women

The 14-foot-tall statue memorializes Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
2 months ago
After more than 160 years, Central Park gets 1st statue of real-life women
2 months ago

16-year-old girl falls to her death at New York's Zoar Valley

A 16-year-old girl died over the weekend after falling off a steep ledge in New York state's Zoar Valley, authorities said.
2 months ago
16-year-old girl falls to her death at New York's Zoar Valley
2 months ago

Coalition of major CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 Black, Latino, Asian workers in New York

The initiative, which includes JPMorgan Chase and Google, comes as COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality in New York City.
2 months ago
Coalition of CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 Black, Latino, Asian workers in New York
2 months ago

Power outage hits large portions of Manhattan in New York City

Outages were reported in the Upper East Side, Harlem and Upper West Side neighborhoods.
2 months ago
Power outage hits large portions of Manhattan in New York City
2 months ago

Major power outage hits New York City

ConEd said power has been restored.
2 months ago
Major power outage hits New York City
2 months ago

Power outage hits large portions of Manhattan

Large portions of Manhattan in New York City were without power Friday morning.
2 months ago
Power outage hits large portions of Manhattan
3 months ago

Some New York beaches restricted after shark sightings

The series of shark sightings off the coast of New York come just after a New York woman was killed by a great white shark off the coast of Maine.
3 months ago
Some New York beaches restricted after shark sightings
3 months ago

Long Island lifeguard describes shark sighting

East Atlantic Beach lifeguard Connor Byrne said, "I've never seen a shark so close to shore."
3 months ago
Long Island lifeguard describes shark sighting
3 months ago

NYC protester arrested and thrown into unmarked van

The protestor, Nikki Stone, was arrested at a demonstration near Second Avenue and East 25th Street in Manhattan. Other protesters said they were fighting for Black liberation.
3 months ago
NYC protester arrested and thrown into unmarked van
3 months ago

Revel scooters suspend operation in New York City

The scooters are being removed after numerous reports of road violations and two recent deaths.
3 months ago
Revel scooters suspend operation in New York City
3 months ago

Plush toys, jewelry, dance lessons — Broadway's side hustles

While Broadway stages remain dark, Broadway workers are finding ways to keep the lights on at home: They're concentrating on side hustles
3 months ago
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Revel shuts down service in New York after 2nd rider's death

Revel, the moped share service, announced it would stop operations in New York City following the death of a user Tuesday morning.
3 months ago
Revel shuts down service in New York after 2nd rider's death
3 months ago

Traffic halted by protesters in New York City

Demonstrators flooded a highway on the Upper East Side of Manhattan during an anti-racism protest.
3 months ago
Traffic halted by protesters in New York City
3 months ago

Cuomo: Probe NY's 'illegal' ejection from travel program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for federal probes into New York’s ejection from trusted traveler security programs
3 months ago
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Video shows truck crashing into outdoor dining area in Brooklyn

Three people were taken to the hospital, and the driver was charged with driving without a license.
3 months ago
Video shows truck crashing into outdoor dining area in Brooklyn
3 months ago

New literary prize is $50,000 honor for best New York story

A new literary award with a $50,000 cash prize will honor those best at telling a New York story
3 months ago
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New Yorkers ditching city for elbow room fuel housing boom

New Yorkers anxious after weathering the worst of the coronavirus pandemic are fueling a boom in home sales and rentals around the picturesque towns and wooded hills to the north
3 months ago
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Large street parties anger residents in New York City

Residents of Astoria, Queens, complained about street parties that ran into the early hours of the morning despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 months ago
Large street parties anger residents in New York City
3 months ago

Stunning sunset lights up New York City skyline

Footage captured by a passenger shows a magnificent sunset in Manhattan.
3 months ago
Stunning sunset lights up New York City skyline
3 months ago

Deadly scaffold collapse in NYC

A platform came crashing down in midtown Manhattan and killed one person and injured at least three others.
3 months ago
Deadly scaffold collapse in NYC
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Tech CEO found dead in New York City home

Fahim Saleh’s remains were found dismembered and left in bags. Investigators said surveillance showed a man following the victim into the elevator.
3 months ago
Tech CEO found dead in New York City home
3 months ago

1-year-old boy killed in Brooklyn as gun violence continues in cities

A 1-year-old boy was killed and others were wounded during a shooting at a cookout in Brooklyn capping violent Sunday in New York, police said.
3 months ago
1-year-old boy killed in New York as gun violence continues in cities
3 months ago

1-year-old shot, killed in Brooklyn

The boy was killed and three others were injured when two gunmen opened fire at a cookout in Bedford Stuyvesant, police said.
3 months ago
1-year-old shot, killed in Brooklyn
3 months ago

NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

Most New York City students will return to their physical schools two or three days a week and learn online the rest of the time under a plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio
3 months ago
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Amy Cooper faces charges for calling police on Black bird watcher

Christian Cooper recorded his encounter with Amy Cooper, but reportedly says he won't participate in the prosecution, saying she has been punished enough over the incident.
3 months ago
Amy Cooper faces charges for calling police on Black bird watcher
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Woman charged for filing false report against Black bird watcher

The Manhattan district attorney has charged Amy Cooper, the white woman who was filmed threatening to call the police on a Black bird watcher in Central Park in May.
3 months ago
Woman charged for filing false report against Black bird watcher
3 months ago

Amy Cooper charged in Central Park false report against Black bird watcher

The Manhattan DA announced he is pressing charges against Amy Cooper, the white woman who was filmed threatening to call the cops on a Black bird watcher.
3 months ago
Woman charged in Central Park false report against Black bird watcher
4 months ago

Building collapses in New York City neighborhood

A partial stop work order had been issued for failure to maintain the building which appears to have been under construction.
4 months ago
Building collapses in New York City neighborhood
4 months ago

New York City man exonerated after spending 25 years in prison for a crime he did not commit

Samuel Brownridge was wrongfully convicted for a 1994 murder in St. Albans, Queens.
4 months ago
Man exonerated after a 25-year-old wrongful conviction
4 months ago

NYC cracks down on illegal fireworks sales

Mayor Bill de Blasio said firework complaints soared to 1,737 compared to 21 complaints for the same period last year.
4 months ago
NYC cracks down on illegal fireworks sales
4 months ago

Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island, officials say

An inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday was pulled from the water, according to police sources.
4 months ago
Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island, officials say
4 months ago

Escape attempt at New York’s Rikers Island

Authorities say the inmate scaled a wall at the jail, jumped into the East River and tried to swim away before two officers jumped in and pulled him out.
4 months ago
Escape attempt at New York’s Rikers Island
4 months ago

Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island

The 37-year-old inmate, who was in custody for an assault charge, was immediately caught, sources told ABC News.
4 months ago
Attempted inmate escape thwarted at Rikers Island
4 months ago

Woman arrested for not wearing mask in NY subway to sue police for $10 million

Kaleemah Rozier, 22, was on her way home with her young son when she was approached by several NYPD officers inside the Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center station in Brooklyn on May 13.
4 months ago
Woman arrested for not wearing mask in NY subway to sue police for $10 million
4 months ago

Teen to be sentenced for robbery in fatal stabbing of college student

Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death on Dec. 11 near Columbia University.
4 months ago
Teen to be sentenced for robbery in fatal stabbing of college student
4 months ago

NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun

A 16-year-old arrested for allegations of arson during protests in the Bronx, New York, on June 1 may have been zapped in the face with a stun gun.
4 months ago
NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun
4 months ago

NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun

The family of Jahmel Leach wants answers about the arrest for fifth-degree arson, a misdemeanor, during looting on East Fordham Road.
4 months ago
NYPD investigating claims officer zapped 16-year-old's face with stun gun