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Small businesses in Manhattan’s Chinatown find new ways to keep doors open 

Ting’s Gift Shop in Manhattan's Chinatown is closing after 66 years in business.
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Small businesses in Manhattan’s Chinatown find new ways to keep doors open 
May 21, 2024 at 7:50 PM

New York's high court upholds requiring insurance to cover medically necessary abortions

New York's high court has upheld a rule requiring companies with health insurance plans to cover medically necessary abortions
May 21, 2024 at 7:50 PM
FILE - A Police cyclist rides past the New York Court of Appeals, May 5, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. New York's high court has upheld a rule requiring companies with health insurance plans to cover medically necessary abortions. The decision from the Court of Appeals on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, came after a lawsuit from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and other religious groups that argued the rule violated their religious freedoms. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
May 21, 2024 at 8:06 AM

Mayor defends NYPD response after officers seen punching pro-Palestinian protesters

New York City Mayor Eric Adams defended the police department’s response to a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in Brooklyn over the weekend, calling video of officers repeatedly punching men lying prone on the ground an “isolated incident.”
May 21, 2024 at 8:06 AM
FILE - New York City Mayor Eric Adams gestures as he attends a news conference at City Hall in New York, March 19, 2024. Adams defended the police department’s response Monday, May 20, 2024, to a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in Brooklyn over the weekend, calling video of officers repeatedly punching men lying prone on the ground an “isolated incident.” (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
May 20, 2024 at 11:18 PM

Investigators return to Long Island home of Gilgo Beach serial killing suspect

Investigators have returned to the home of a New York architect charged in a string of slayings known as the Gilgo Beach killings
May 20, 2024 at 11:18 PM
White tents set up by law enforcement fill the front yard of Rex Heuermann's home, Monday, May 20, 2024, in Massapequa Park, N.Y. Investigators returned Monday to the home of the New York architect charged in a string of slayings known as the Gilgo Beach killings. (AP Photo/Phil Marcelo)
May 20, 2024 at 5:05 PM

New York-Dublin 'Portal' back up after shutdown for bad behavior

A video link between New York City and Dublin that was shut down due to inappropriate behavior on both sides of the Atlantic has reopened with new security measures
May 20, 2024 at 5:05 PM
People in both New York and Dublin, Ireland, wave and signal at each other while looking at a livestream view of one another as part of an art installation on the street in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 19, 2024 at 7:33 PM

Child is among 3 dead after Amtrak train hits a pickup truck in upstate New York

A young boy is among three people dead after an Amtrak train hit a pickup truck in upstate New York
May 19, 2024 at 7:33 PM
May 19, 2024 at 5:02 PM

Man charged with punching Steve Buscemi is held on $50,000 bond

The man charged with assaulting actor Steve Buscemi is being held in New York on $50,000 in bond
May 19, 2024 at 5:02 PM
FILE - Actor Steve Buscemi attends the premiere of "The Dead Don't Die" at the Museum of Modern Art, June 10, 2019, in New York. A person wanted in connection with the random assault on actor Steve Buscemi on a New York City street earlier this month was taken into custody Friday, May 17, 2024 police said. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2024 at 12:06 PM

Man in custody for punching actor Steve Buscemi

A 50-year-old man has been taken into custody for allegedly assaulting actor Steve Buscemi on a New York City street, authorities said.
May 19, 2024 at 12:06 PM
Steve Buscemi attends the premiere of "The Dead Don't Die" at the Museum of Modern Art, June 10, 2019, in New York.
May 18, 2024 at 1:12 AM

Man arrested for random attack on actor Steve Buscemi

Man sought after actor Steve Buscemi was punched in Manhattan last week has been arrested. The suspect, 50-year-old Clifton Williams, was taken into custody on Friday.
May 18, 2024 at 1:12 AM
VIDEO: Man arrested for random attack on actor Steve Buscemi
May 16, 2024 at 6:53 PM

Disability rights advocate says state senator with violent history shoved him at New York Capitol

A disability rights advocate made a complaint to New York State Police saying was shoved twice by state Senator Kevin Parker
May 16, 2024 at 6:53 PM
FILE - New York Sen. Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn, stands at the podium, flanked by Senate members, Feb. 6, 2017, during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. A disability rights advocate made a complaint to New York State Police saying he was shoved twice in the state Capitol building by Parker, a Brooklyn Democrat with a history of violent behavior. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
May 16, 2024 at 6:38 PM

A cricket World Cup is coming to NYC's suburbs, where the sport thrives

As the U.S. prepares to host its first cricket World Cup next month, a temporary stadium is rising in the New York City suburbs
May 16, 2024 at 6:38 PM
A sign advertises the Cricket World Cup matches in East Meadow, N.Y., Wednesday, May 8, 2024. As the U.S. prepares to host its first Cricket World Cup across three states next month, a temporary stadium is rising in the NYC suburbs where the English sport has found fertile ground among waves of Caribbean and South Asian immigration. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 15, 2024 at 10:36 PM

New York-Dublin livestream video portal shut down by lewd acts

The art installation in Manhattan, called "the portal", allowed visitors In New York and Ireland to interact with each other until inappropriate behavior led to a shut down. The panels discusses.
May 15, 2024 at 10:36 PM
VIDEO: New York-Dublin livestream video portal shut down by lewd acts
May 15, 2024 at 6:06 PM

NYC's Rikers Island jail gets a kid-friendly visitation room ahead of Mother's Day

The women's section of Rikers Island is getting a redesigned and more kid-friendly visitation room ahead of Mother's Day
May 15, 2024 at 6:06 PM
Commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction Lynelle Maginley-Liddie is photographed in the newly opened preschool play and learn hub for inmate mothers and visiting children in the Rose M. Singer Center at the Rikers Island jail complex in the Bronx borough of New York, on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
May 14, 2024 at 12:26 AM

Steve Buscemi recuperating after being punched in face in NYC

Actor Steve Buscemi was treated for injuries to his left eye after being punched in New York City last week.
May 14, 2024 at 12:26 AM
VIDEO: Steve Buscemi recuperating after being punched in face in NYC
May 13, 2024 at 5:08 PM

Steve Buscemi OK after being punched in face in NYC

"Boardwalk Empire" alum Steve Buscemi is OK after being punched in the face in New York City last week, the actor's rep confirmed.
May 13, 2024 at 5:08 PM
Steve Buscemi attends the Peacock's "Bupkis" World premiere at The Apollo Theater on April 27, 2023 in New York City.
May 13, 2024 at 4:29 PM

Times Square ad featuring pregnant author sparks controversy

Cookbook author Molly Baz is speaking out after a Times Square billboard picture of her promoting lactation cookies sparked controversy.
May 13, 2024 at 4:29 PM
Molly Baz is seen during the 2024 South Beach Wine and Food Festival on Feb. 25, 2024 in Miami Beach, Fla.
May 13, 2024 at 2:30 AM

Actor Steve Buscemi punched in the face in New York City

Actor Steve Buscemi's publicist says he is OK after the “Boardwalk Empire” star was punched in the face by a man on a New York City street
May 13, 2024 at 2:30 AM
FILE - Actor Steve Buscemi attends the premiere of "The Dead Don't Die" at the Museum of Modern Art, June 10, 2019, in New York. Buscemi was punched in the face by a random attacker on a New York City street, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, according to police and his publicist. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2024 at 3:07 PM

How citizen science is being used for whale conservation efforts

A whale-watching excursion that embarks straight from New York City offers passengers an opportunity to and assist in much-needed conservation efforts.
May 10, 2024 at 3:07 PM
A humpback whale spyhops off Rockaway Peninsula with the Empire State Building in the background, Sept. 23, 2013, New York City.
May 10, 2024 at 2:32 PM

116 kids left vulnerable to measles, polio after nurse falsified vaccine records

Nurse Sandra Miceli, from Webster, New York, was fined $55,000 after allegedly falsifying vaccine records for more than 100 children.
May 10, 2024 at 2:32 PM
In this undated stock photo, a young patient receives a vaccine injection from a doctor.
May 10, 2024 at 10:48 AM

Man sentenced to 27 years for stabbing 3 officers in Times Square on New Year's Eve

Trevor Bickford was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for a "brazen" 2022 New Year's Eve knife attack that seriously injured three NYPD officers, the DOJ said.
May 10, 2024 at 10:48 AM
In this undated photo, Trevor Bickford, who has been charged with attempted murder for attacking New York City police officers on New Year's Eve near Times Square, is shown.
May 10, 2024 at 2:48 AM

Tik Talk: @boy.room takes us inside the messy bedrooms of men in New York

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with TikTok star and comedian Rachel Coster about her TikTok series "Boy Rooms," which sees her document the sometimes very messy spaces of New York's young men.
May 10, 2024 at 2:48 AM
VIDEO: Tik Talk: @boy.room takes us inside the messy bedrooms of men in New York
May 10, 2024 at 12:04 AM

New York nurse accused of falsifying children's vaccine records

Sandra Miceli, from Webster, was fined $55,000 by the state health department.
May 10, 2024 at 12:04 AM
Sandra Miceli, from Webster, was fined $55,000 by the state health department.
May 9, 2024 at 3:19 PM

Cruise ship sails into New York City port with 44-foot dead whale across its bow

A cruise ship sailed into New York City with a 44-foot dead whale across its bow
May 9, 2024 at 3:19 PM
A Sei whale skims the surface near the shore May 10, 2018 near Gloucester, Massachusetts.
May 8, 2024 at 5:34 PM

Kai Cenat's riot charges dropped after he apologizes and pays for Union Square mayhem

Charges of inciting a riot will be dropped against streamer Kai Cenat after he agreed to pay restitution and apologize for luring thousands of fans to New York’s Union Square last year
May 8, 2024 at 5:34 PM
FILE - Kai Cenat arrives at the Streamy Awards on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Charges of inciting a riot will be dropped against online streamer Kai Cenat after he agreed to pay restitution and apologize for luring thousands of fans to New York's Union Square last year, prosecutors said. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 5, 2024 at 5:13 PM

Mayor Eric Adams defends NYPD response to campus protests

New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday defended the police crackdown on campus protests there, which have become the epicenter of demonstrations seen around the country
May 5, 2024 at 5:13 PM
New York City Mayor Eric Adams speaks at a press conference in New York, on May 1, 2024.
May 1, 2024 at 3:28 AM

NYPD officers enter Columbia University's Hamilton Hall amid ongoing protests

New York Police Department officers entered Columbia University's Hamilton Hall through a second-floor window amid ongoing protests on campus.
May 1, 2024 at 3:28 AM
VIDEO: NYPD officers enter Columbia University's Hamilton Hall amid ongoing protests
April 30, 2024 at 10:42 PM

Hochul offers support for in-person commencements

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul offered support for Columbia and other college commencements in the state to proceed in a statement addressing the campus protests.
April 30, 2024 at 10:42 PM
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul offered support for Columbia and other college commencements in the state to proceed in a statement addressing the campus protests.
April 29, 2024 at 10:20 PM

The storied history of the Manhattan courthouse where Trump now stands trial

When Donald Trump walked into 100 Centre Street for his criminal hush money trial, he entered a courthouse with a storied history that dates back more than 80 years.
April 29, 2024 at 10:20 PM
In this Jan. 25, 2013, file photo, the Manhattan Criminal Court building is shown at 100 Centre St., in New York.
April 29, 2024 at 12:08 PM

'Cheeseball Man' delights crowd in New York City

ABC News' Danny New spoke with the 22-year-old who devoured an entire jar of cheeseballs before an adoring crowd of thousands.
April 29, 2024 at 12:08 PM
VIDEO: 'Cheeseball Man' delights crowd in New York City
April 29, 2024 at 12:51 AM

New York State DA allegedly refuses to stop for police officer

Local leaders are demanding an investigation into the upstate New York district attorney on the wrong side of the law after ignoring a traffic stop.
April 29, 2024 at 12:51 AM
VIDEO: New York State DA allegedly refuses to stop for police officer
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Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction overturned in New York; DA will attempt to retry

The rape conviction of movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been overturned by New York's highest court.
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Harvey Weinstein appears in court at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 4 2022.
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How citizen science is being used to help whales

A whale-watching excursion that embarks straight from New York City offers passengers an opportunity to and assist in much-needed conservation efforts.
1 month ago
A whale-watching excursion that embarks straight from New York City offers passengers an opportunity to and assist in much-needed conservation efforts.
1 month ago

Coyote spotted roaming in Central Park

Park officials confirmed coyotes are residing in the area and advised residents to keep their distance after an increase of sightings by passersby.
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VIDEO: Coyote spotted roaming in Central Park
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NYC mayor says he's 'horrified' by antisemitism at Columbia University protests

Sunday saw the fifth consecutive day of protests at Columbia University, where over 100 people have been arrested.
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New York City Mayor Eric Adams at the 24th Annual Operation 7 Save-A-Life Breakfast, March 22, 2022. (ABC/Heidi Gutman)
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Passover warning from New York authorities to Jewish community

Officials say the holiday, which begins Monday, may serve as a catalyst for extremist groups and individuals to commit acts of violence against Jewish faith-based communities.
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VIDEO: Passover warning from New York authorities to Jewish community
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Man dies after setting himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

The man, Maxwell Azzarello, was badly burned and taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said, but he later died from his injuries.
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A police officer uses a fire extinguisher as emergency personnel respond to a report of a person covered in flames, outside the courthouse where former U.S. President Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial is underway, in New York, April 19, 2024.
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Man sets himself on fire outside New York court as Trump trial was going on

The man was extinguished and taken to an ambulance. No one else was injured in the event.
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VIDEO: Man sets himself on fire outside New York court as Trump trial was going on
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353 ballerinas broke the world record for dancing on pointe in one place

Hundreds of young dancers gathered in New York's Plaza Hotel on Wednesday to break the world record for dancing on pointe in one place.
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VIDEO: 353 ballerinas broke the world record for dancing on pointe in one place
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Human infections from rat urine on the rise in New York City

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has released a health advisory about human leptospirosis -- an infection that is associated to exposure to rat urine.
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The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has released a health advisory about human leptospirosis -- an infection that is associated to exposure to rat urine.
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1 man dead, 3 injured after men on scooters open fire on corner in the Bronx: Police

One man is dead, and three others injured after men on scooters allegedly opened fire on them at a street corner in the Bronx, police said Tuesday night.
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Police lights on a street at night.
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1 man dead, 3 injured after men on scooters open fire on corner in the Bronx: Police

One man is dead, and three others injured after men on scooters allegedly opened fire on them at a street corner in the Bronx, police said Tuesday night.
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One man is dead, and three others injured after men on scooters allegedly opened fire on them at a street corner in the Bronx, police said Tuesday night.
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Human infections from rat urine on the rise in New York City

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has released a health advisory about human leptospirosis -- an infection that is associated to exposure to rat urine.
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FILE - Rats swarm around a bag of garbage near a dumpster in New York, July 7, 2000. New York lawmakers are proposing rules to humanely drive down the population of rats and other rodents, eyeing contraception and a ban on glue traps as alternatives to poison or a slow, brutal death. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea, File)
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2 officers killed in upstate New York

A sheriff's deputy and a police officer have died after a shootout with a suspect in Salina, New York, who had fled a traffic stop, authorities said.
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VIDEO: 2 officers killed in upstate New York
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2 officers shot and killed while investigating stolen vehicle in Salina, New York

A sheriff's deputy and a police officer have died after shots were fired as they investigated a stolen vehicle in Salina, New York.
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A sheriff's deputy and a police officer have died after shots were fired as they investigated a stolen vehicle in Salina, New York.
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'I love this place': 'GMA' anchors share NYC comfort food restaurants

"Good Morning America" anchors share their favorite comfort food in New York City.
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J.G. Melon restaurant has been in the Upper East Side neighborhood since 1972.
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Several wildfires burn outside NYC

The brush fires burned in Elizabeth, New Jersey, near Newark airport.
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VIDEO: Several wildfires burn outside NYC
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams' attorney asks court to dismiss sexual assault case

The woman claims Adams exposed himself to her in 1993 after she sought his help with an employment issue. The mayor has denied the allegation.
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Mayor Eric Adams holds a press availability at a news conference Jan. 08, 2024 in New York City.
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Judge denies Trump's last-minute attempt to delay criminal trial in New York

Judge Lizbeth Gonzalez denied it without explanation in a one-sentence order.
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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures as he visits the driving range ahead of the final round of LIV Golf Miami, at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Sunday, April 7, 2024, in Doral, Fla.
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How Friday’s earthquake measures up to previous ones in the region

Earthquakes along the Atlantic Seaboard are "uncommon but not unheard of," according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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People stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York City, Aug. 23, 2011.
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4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New York City, New Jersey

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Northeast Friday morning, shaking buildings in several states, including New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
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VIDEO:4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New York City, New Jersey