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10-year-old Italian girl dies in TikTok challenge, country blocks unverified accounts

The unidentified girl died while attempting the "blackout challenge," investigators said. Source link

Trump, lawyer plotted to oust acting attorney general, undo 2020 presidential election results, New...

WASHINGTON -- Justice Department lawyer Jeffrey Clark nearly convinced then-President Donald Trump to remove then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and use the Department...

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dead at 87 after battle with COVID-19

King, who struggled with health issues in recent years, passed away Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his production company Ora...

Broadcasting legend Larry King dead at 87

LOS ANGELES -- Television icon Larry King died in Los Angeles Saturday morning, his Twitter account confirmed. He was 87 years old."With profound...

Columbus to buy next-gen bodycams after fatal police shootings of Andre Hill, Casey Goodson...

Officials in Ohio’s biggest city plan to invest nearly $5 million in new body-worn cameras after the deadly police shootings of Black men...

NJ COVID Update: 2nd dose of Moderna vaccine to be administered in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- The second dose of the Moderna vaccine is expected to be administered to some people in New Jersey Saturday.With...

Florida governor creates confusion with vaccine count claim

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis created some confusion on Friday when he declared that the coronavirus vaccination of a 100-year-old World War II veteran...

Mega Millions: Winning numbers for the $1 billion drawing are 42, 26, 60, 50,...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The already-massive jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has grew even more, to an estimated $1 billion.The jackpot soared...

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Maria Polyakova, an economist at Stanford University, has studied the effects of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. “In general,” she said, “we...

Lawmakers voice anger after National Guard reportedly kicked out of Capitol, sent to parking...

WASHINGTON -- Members of the National Guard have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after a slate of lawmakers voiced their outrage...

Oklahoma lawmaker proposes creating Bigfoot hunting season

State Rep. Justin Humphrey, a Republican, said a season for scoping out Sasquatch could pull visitors to his neck of the woods in...

Hunts Point Produce Market and union workers reach tentative agreement on new contract after...

HUNTS POINT, Bronx (WABC) -- A tentative agreement has been reached between a Bronx produce market and a local workers union.On Friday, Hunts...

JoJo Siwa, teen YouTube star, comes out as gay

JoJo Siwa, the teen singer and dancer known for her moves on YouTube on the TV show “Dance Moms,” has come out as...

Alleged serial killer of 3 elderly women in Brooklyn NYCHA building held without bail

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- The alleged serial killer who is accused of murdering at least three elderly women in a NYCHA senior complex...

Gregory Sierra of ‘Sanford and Son’ and ‘Barney Miller’ dead at 83

Actor Gregory Sierra, best known for his characters Julio on "Sanford and Son" and cop Chano Amenguale on "Barney Miller," is dead at...

NYC Weather: Bitter cold – ABC7 New York

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Saturday will be bitterly cold with gusty winds causing wind chills to drop down into the teens and even...

Jesuits in Spain drop bombshell by admitting to decades of sexual abuse

The Jesuits admit to decades of sexual abuse in Spain. Source link

‘Big Gay Ice Cream Shop’ East Village location closes indefinitely due to the pandemic

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A popular ice cream shop in the East Village has closed indefinitely due to the pandemic.'Big Gay Ice...

1 person killed, 2 critically injured in Grand Canyon tour bus crash

A tour bus crashed on the way to the Grand Canyon. Source link

NYU graduate student’s website puts Bernie Sanders’ viral meme at location of your choice

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Senator Bernie Sanders has become the "meme attraction" with the photo of his Inauguration Day pose going viral.Now...

Friday’s winning Mega Millions numbers for $1 billion jackpot

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has ballooned to a staggering $1 billion. Source link

Mega Millions: Massive jackpot for tonight’s drawing grows to $1 billion

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The already-massive jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions jackpot has grown even more, to an estimated $1 billion.The jackpot soared...

Billionaire convicted of bribing Guinea leader for mineral rights

Conte, the Guinean dictator, died in 2008 just days after the final bribes were paid, and his replacement, Alpha Conde, decided...

LI boy catches attention of MTA officials during board meeting

CENTEREACH, Long Island (WABC) -- A 12-year-old from Suffolk County caught the eye of MTA transit officials this week after speaking during the...

NBC shutting down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

Live sports will move to USA Network and NBC's streaming service, Peacock. Source link

COVID NY Update: COVID vaccine supply could run out today, NYC considers tapping into...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Officials say New York could run out of COVID vaccine supplies as early as Friday.Thousands of appointments have...

My Neighbor, My Pandemic Pal

“You live here, right?” asked a man at a nearby table, an observant fellow tenant, it turned out.Ms. Cheek thought of all the...

The Countdown: Biden signs executive orders addressing economic crisis; Trump impeachment trial to begin...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- For President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office, Eyewitness News will have a special election edition of "The...

54 Zip Codes in NYC Have Positive Coronavirus Test Rates Over 10%

“However, we are seeing steady increases and that is a concern,” he said. “And the other thing that is a huge concern is...

Woman recalls horrific attack, being mauled by group of men in Harlem

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- A woman is speaking out after a horrific attack in which she was beaten and mauled by a group...

Sharon Begley, a Top Science Journalist, Dies at 64

“I think of Sharon as a quintessential Enlightenment-era figure,” Jon Meacham, a former Newsweek editor in chief, said in an email. “She wrote...

New Jersey parents frustrated over delayed reopening in district

MARLBORO, New Jersey (WABC) -- For the past nine weeks or so, a school district in New Jersey has been all remote -...

Bob Avian, a Choreographer of Broadway Smashes, Dies at 83

In his memoir, Mr. Avian wrote about what made his creative partnership with Mr. Bennett work.“I wasn’t cautious with Michael,” he wrote. “I...

COVID Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson aims to vaccinate 100 million Americans by April

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Johnson & Johnson says it plans to have enough vaccines for 100 million Americans by April.Right now, the vaccine...

Ticket Brokers Agree to Pay Millions in Scalping Settlements

Federal officials announced on Friday that three New York ticket brokers have agreed to pay $3.7 million in civil penalties to settle allegations...

Biden executive orders: President takes action on unemployment, food aid, $15 minimum wages for...

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden took executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress...

54 ZIP Codes in N.Y.C. Have Positive Test Rates Over 10%

“However, we are seeing steady increases and that is a concern,” he said. “And the other thing that is a huge concern is...

500,000 New Jersey residents vaccinated; 2 patients found to have aggressive variant

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- All six of the New Jersey's COVID-19 vaccine mega sites are now open, with residents lining up...

Salt-N-Pepa, Hip-Hop Duo That Spoke Up for Women, Tells Its Own Story

While selling warranties on washing machines from a Sears call center in Queens, the friends Cheryl James and Sandra Denton came together as...

COVID Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson aims to vaccinate 100 million Americans by April

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Johnson & Johnson says it plans to have enough vaccines for 100 million Americans by April.Right now, the vaccine...

Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the N.Y.C Mayor’s Race

In many tight political races, candidates battle over not just what they know, but whom they know. In the New York City mayor’s...

Mega Millions: Massive jackpot for tonight’s drawing grows to $1 billion

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The already-massive jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions jackpot has grown even more, to an estimated $1 billion.The jackpot soared...

Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the New York City Mayor’s Race

In many tight political races, candidates battle over not just what they know, but whom they know. In the New York City mayor’s...

Candy company now hiring full-time ‘candyologists’ to taste test products

It's a dream job for people with a sweet tooth. Candy Funhouse is hiring professional taste testers, called "candyologists."According to the job...

N.Y. Ski Conditions: A Snowslide, Few Lift Tickets, Beer in the Parking Lot

In a year like 2020, it only seems fitting that New York’s ski season started off with a catastrophe.It was early Christmas morning...

Trump impeached: Article of impeachment to be delivered to Senate Monday, Schumer says

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer said the article of impeachment against former president Donald Trump will be delivered to the Senate...

Everybody Loves Fran. But Why?

Fran Lebowitz, professional wit, offers her take on New York in a new Netflix series. But for a city that’s always changing, her...

Former ADT technician admits to hacking into customer’s accounts to watch real-time video feeds...

DALLAS, Texas -- A former security technician faces up to five years in prison after admitting to authorities that he repeatedly hacked into...

Strike at Largest U.S. Wholesale Produce Market Threatens Supply Chain

It is the country’s largest wholesale produce market — described as “Costco on steroids” —and the nerve center for New York City’s food...

Trump impeachment: Mitch McConnell seeks to push Senate trial to February

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial to February to give...

In the Bronx, a Face Lost in Time

Fame can be fleeting for any of us, but in the case of Louis J. Heintz, a formerly celebrated New York City streets...

Biden executive orders: President to take action on unemployment, food aid, $15 minimum wages...

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans...

How Martha Teichner, CBS Correspondent, Spends Her Sundays

Like most people, Martha Teichner, a correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning,” expected 2021 to be an improvement over 2020. For one thing,...

COVID NY Update: COVID vaccine supply could run out today

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Officials say New York could run out of COVID vaccine supplies as early as today.Thousands of appointments have...

What Zoom Does to Campus Conflicts Over Israel and Free Speech

Back home in New Jersey, she enrolled in self-defense classes and bought a Taser for security.In September, N.Y.U. settled Ms. Cojab’s complaint with...

103-year-old woman recalls not being able to vote, but now has a VP that...

HOUSTON, Texas -- Wednesday's historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meant so much for many people.But, for one...

The Plan to Rebuild the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Weather: Windy and mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-40s. It drops to about 30 on Saturday, and gets even more...

103-year-old woman recalls not being able to vote, but now has a VP that...

HOUSTON, Texas -- Wednesday's historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meant so much for many people.But, for one...

UNESCO wants France to help storied fan museum

But barring a miracle, there’s even a chance that bailiffs could seize the museum’s 2,500 original pieces — including historic fans...

Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

Michelle Pfeiffer to play former first lady Betty Ford for Showtime series

Michelle Pfeiffer will play former first lady Betty Ford in an upcoming Showtime series. Source link

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, forcing cancellation of upcoming comedy shows

AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances...

EU leaders calls on Russia to free Navalny from jail

Leaders from the European Union on Thursday called on Russia to release Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who was promptly imprisoned upon his...

Kids aged 4 and older can now get tested for COVID-19 at Rite Aid

FRESNO, Calif. -- Free COVID-19 testing is now available for children as young as four years old at Rite Aid.The pharmacy chain announced...

Broken Bond: ‘No Time to Die’ pushed back till October

“No Time to Die” is by no means the lone major feature cooling its heels. The live-action musical adaptation of “Cinderella,”...

Man armed with knife shot, killed by police officers in Bronx after charging at...

WAKEFIELD, Bronx (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a man armed with a knife was shot and killed by police in the...

IOC: Tokyo Olympics will go on despite cancellation rumors

The Times of London reported Thursday that Japan’s government was planning to cancel the Olympics, prompting an indirect response from organizers...

NYC Weather: Mild then blustery

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Friday will start off mild before becoming breezy and blustery late, leading to a bitter cold weekend.EMBED >More News...

Britain’s 3rd major COVID lockdown producing no positive results, study concludes

The United Kingdom is struggling to contain COVID-19 infections despite a third national lockdown. Source link

100-year-old World War II veteran from New Jersey receives service medals after 75-year wait

MORRIS PLAINS, New Jersey (WABC) -- It took 75 years, but a 100-year-old World War II veteran from New Jersey finally got his...

South Korean speedskating coach gets 10 years in prison for raping Olympian

Cho Jae-beom was convicted of sexually assault Shim Suk-hee over three years. Source link

COVID NYC Update: Dr. Fauci’s message to MTA workers: Get vaccinated

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Former straphanger Dr. Anthony Fauci had a special message just for MTA workers on Thursday morning."And so since...

Capitol Riot Conspiracy? FBI Launches Investigation Into Charges

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

New Jersey cop adopts pit bull puppy rescued by fellow officers

MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey (WABC) -- Thor, a roughly 3-month-old pit bull, is not your average rescue puppy."When we typically find a dog,...

A Killer Preyed on Older Women. Police Say He Was Their Neighbor.

“I’m happy that they got somebody, but I’m hoping that they can go through the whole process and, you know, make sure he’s...

The Countdown: President Joe Biden gets started on national COVID strategy on 1st day...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- For President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office, Eyewitness News will have a special election edition of "The...

Ron Levin, Sought-After New York Hair Colorist, Dies at 81

For over three decades at the ritzy Pierre Michel salon in Manhattan, the wealthiest and most powerful women in New York waited patiently...

22-year-old stroke patient Chynna Roberson, hospitalized since the start of pandemic, leaves rehab unit

GLEN COVE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 22-year-old woman from Cambria Heights who has been hospitalized since the start of the pandemic and...

Inquiry Into the Capitol Riot: The F.B.I.’s Challenge Has Just Begun

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

President Biden signs burst of COVID-19 orders, requires masks for travel, lays groundwork for...

WASHINGTON -- With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America's war on COVID-19 is under new command,...

2 London statues with links to slave trade set to be removed

Statutes in central London depicting a pair of historical figures with sordid links to the transatlantic slave trade are set to be removed,...

COVID Live Updates: Amazon offers vaccine delivery help, Fauci addresses WHO

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Amazon is offering to help the Biden administration work out the delivery kinks of the vaccine.They said they are...

Movie crew upset to learn they’re on film inspired’ by links between same sex...

“I’m disgusted," said one worker. "I would never have worked on it if I had known.” Source link

Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

Prominent Lawyers Want Giuliani’s Law License Suspended Over Trump Work

Dozens of prominent lawyers have signed a formal complaint seeking the suspension of Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license — the latest and loudest...

Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

‘Notorious’ Port Authority Bus Terminal May Get a $10 Billion Overhaul

The Port Authority has eliminated several alternatives, including building the new terminal under the old one, under the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center...

Eli Lilly says antibody can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

INDIANAPOLIS -- Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other...

Feds seize Michigan man accused of beating cop with hockey stick during Capitol riot

Federal authorities identified Michael Joseph Foy as the man in a viral video swinging a hockey stick repeatedly at a D.C. Metropolitan police...

More local arrests in Capitol insurrection, including man who traveled to DC with ex-NYPD,...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Federal prosecutors have charged another person from our area with participating in the January 6 insurrection at the...

Michael Flynn’s brother attended key Pentagon meeting amid Capitol riot despite Army denials

Army Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn told the Washington Post that he was present for the Jan. 6 meeting at which the Pentagon...

Disney World closes Hall of Presidents to add animatronic President Joe Biden

ORLANDO, Florida -- History buffs may want to delay plans to go to Walt Disney World.The park has closed its Hall of Presidents...

A Teenager Went 3 Floors Down to Play Video Games. He Never Came Home.

It was a routine school night for Kahlik Grier, a 16-year-old student in the Bronx. After a day of online classes, he had...

Powerball: 1 winner for $731 million Powerball jackpot; winning numbers are 40, 53, 60,...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A single ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing to win the...

Moynihan Train Hall Becomes a Destination: ‘This Gives Us Hope’

They whistled at it, paraded in it, posed against it, and, for a few moments, forgot themselves. They came to instill civic pride...

President Joe Biden instructs Department of Education to extend student loan relief

HOUSTON, Texas -- At the request of President Joe Biden, acting Secretary of Education will extend the pause on Federal Student Loan payments...

‘The Word of the Year Is Fluid’: The Pandemic Brings a New Teaching Style

EDISON, N.J. — This is Stephanie Rasimowicz’s daily dilemma: Scattered before her in second-period geometry class at Edison High School are a handful...

COVID NY Update: Some vaccination sites in New York City shut down due to...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The Aqueduct Race Track in Ozone Park, Queens opened as one of New York's state-run COVID vaccination facilities...

‘I Know I’m Not Alone’: The Importance of Mentors Right Now

“We tried to do virtual open houses and to start background checks,” Ms. Content said, “but we stopped since we couldn’t bring anyone...

COVID Live Updates: Amazon offers vaccine delivery help, Fauci addresses WHO

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Amazon is offering to help the Biden administration work out the delivery kinks of the vaccine.They said they are...

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