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Trump expected to issue 100 presidential pardons: reports

With just hours until he becomes a private citizen again, President Donald Trump is expected to hand out a record-setting flurry...

Man arrested in Queens for allegedly making online threats against officials

RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- A Queens man has been arrested for allegedly making online threats against elected officials.Brendan Hunt, 37, was arrested at...

Inauguration oddsmakers betting on how long Biden will speak, what color Lady Gaga’s hair...

Money can be made on how long the National Anthem lasts and how long it takes to get through the Pledge of Allegiance Source...

New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter fired after explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK -- BREAKING: The New York Mets have fired General Manager Jared Porter after reports surfaced of explicit, graphic text messages Porter...

California man arrested for possession of machine guns, 5 pipe bombs, 15,000 rounds of...

A California man was in a Napa County jail Monday after police said they found an arsenal of machine guns, illegal assault rifles,...

Let out your frustrations by calling the ‘Just Scream!’ hotline

There's a new outlet for your frustration that's as easy as picking up your phone.Just Scream! is a hotline created by elementary...

New Yorkers say COVID crisis not over: Siena poll

“Unlike some issues that divide New Yorkers by partisanship, geography or race, this question doesn’t,” said Siena pollster Steven Greenberg. “A...

Arrests made, officers injured as protesters take to streets in Brooklyn, Manhattan on Martin...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A Black Lives Matter protest in Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan ended with protesters clashing with police, resulting in more...

New Yorkers in the Biden Administration

And finally: Stray cats landing on their feetLauren Vespoli writes:Last summer, Jali Henry was feeling lonely after many of her friends moved out...

New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter admits explicit texts to female reporter, ESPN...

NEW YORK -- Mets general manager Jared Porter sent graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he...

EXCLUSIVE: Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer re-enters Queens borough president race

He’d use the bully pulpit of the borough president, a largely ceremonial job, to join calls to raise taxes on millionaires...

East Village shooting leaves man dead with gunshot wound to chest, police say

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in Manhattan Monday night.Police say a 36-year-old...

Arsonist Burns Poughkeepsie House Popular With Church of Satan Members

Early Thursday morning, a masked arsonist carrying two gasoline cans arrived in the Witchcraft District — a slice of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., popular with...

Arrests made, officers injured as protesters take to streets in Brooklyn, Manhattan on Martin...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Protests are underway in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Monday night.Large groups could be seen on the Brooklyn Bridge and...

Anonymous donor gives $40 million for 50 new civil rights lawyers

An anonymous donor gifted $40 million to fund 50 civil rights lawyers. Source link

Trump Tower on New York’s Fifth Avenue to see security scaled back

MIDTOWN, Manhattan -- Once a fortress, security in and around Trump Tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will begin to loosen possibly as early...

BBC News apologizes for Phil Spector obit headline

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector, famously known for his development of the "Wall of Sound" and working with artists like...

Search for suspect after man slashed in back on Times Square subway platform in...

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man was slashed in the back by a stranger on a subway platform in Times Square.The incident...

Ohio cop, 24, shot dead in standoff with armed arson suspect

A 24-year-old Toledo cop was shot dead in a standoff with an armed suspect Monday evening, and a suspect wounded. Source link

NYC Weather: Breezy blend – ABC7 New York

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Tuesday will be a breezy blend of sunshine and clouds with temperatures in the low 40s.EMBED >More News VideosBreezy...

New York Police Arrest Dozens as M.L.K. Day Marchers Gather Near City Hall

Dozens of people were arrested on Monday night in Lower Manhattan as hundreds participated in a march on Martin Luther King’s Birthday organized...

Coronavirus USA: Pres. Donald Trump lifted COVID-19 travel restrictions for UK, much of Europe,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil, effective...

Harry Brant Is Dead at 24

Harry Joseph Brant, a founding member of the next-generation jet set and a new-look “It” boy, was found dead on Sunday at age...

East Village shooting leaves man in serious condition with gunshot wound to chest, police...

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a man was shot in Manhattan Monday night.Police say a man in his...

Trump to give clemency to more than 100 people: reports

Last year, the president pardoned and offered clemency for crimes committed by Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser; George Papadopoulos,...

Francois’ langur: Baby monkey Quy Bau is 1st birth of its species at Philadelphia...

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Zoo welcomed a new addition last month.This little Francois' langur, a type of monkey, was born on December 13...

German man hospitalized after being bit on face by camel

“Camel causes an unusual and severe type of maxillofacial injury. The pattern of injury is not fixed, but it usually involves...

Garth Brooks joins lineup of entertainers at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden."This is a great day in...

On King Holiday, New York’s Mayoral Hopefuls Vie for Attention

It was something of a familiar scene: One by one, the candidates running for mayor of New York City took a turn at...

Skylar Mack: Teen sentenced to prison in Cayman Islands after breaking quarantine rules is...

The 18-year-old sentenced to two months behind bars in the Cayman Islands for breaking quarantine rules is out of prison and back...

Honoring MLK Jr. Day, NYC mayoral candidates attend National Action Network celebration

Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley is pictured at the National Action Network (NAN) during the Annual Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum...

NJ COVID Update: St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen in Newark keeps going, feeding hungry despite...

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- One of the most inspiring movements to emerge from the deadly and recession-sparking pandemic is the campaign to...

Biden inaugural primetime TV special: Who, what and how to watch

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration will look nothing like years past, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing national security concerns. Source link...

NYC shooting: 8-year-old boy accidentally shoots self in head in Fordham Hill Oval apartments...

FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) -- An 8-year-old boy was found shot in a Bronx apartment Monday.Authorities say the child discovered his dad's unlicensed...

Cuomo to skip Biden inauguration amid concerns over threats to Albany, state capitals

The governor said Monday he will not attend the ceremony in Washington in the wake of warnings from the FBI about pro-Trump and...

New York City, nation honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Officials and residents paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during events in New York City and around...

NYC food pantries need $25 million in emergency funding

“New Yorkers’ food insecurity needs remain at unprecedented levels,” wrote Greenfield and the heads of Catholic Charities, City Harvest, Food Bank...

COVID Live Updates: Report of vaccine distribution problems across United States

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are reports of vaccine distribution problems across the country.In Los Angeles, organizers at a vaccination site at Dodger...

Ahead of inauguration, Kamala Harris resigns her Senate seat

“I intend to work tirelessly as your vice president, including, if necessary, fulfilling this Constitutional duty,” she wrote. “At the same...

NYC shooting: 8-year-old boy found shot in dead in Fordham Hill Oval apartments in...

FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) -- An eight-year-old boy was found shot in a Bronx apartment Monday.Police say he was found shot in the...

Billionaire Samsung heir gets prison for bribery, placing future leadership of tech giant in...

Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong, a billionaire dubbed the “Crown Prince of Samsung,” is going back to prison in South Korea for his role...

COVID Update New Jersey: Residents, staff at long-term care facilities begin getting 2nd dose...

OLD BRIDGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Residents and workers at the first long-term care facility in New Jersey to get the COVID-19 vaccination...

Texas teen saves COVID-stricken family who couldn’t smell smoke from massive house fire

A Texas family who lost their sense of smell because of COVID-19 escaped from a massive fire after the only person in their...

COVID Live Updates: Report of vaccine distribution problems across United States

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are reports of vaccine distribution problems across the country.In Los Angeles, organizers at a vaccination site at Dodger...

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near Capitol

The National Mall, usually a place for supporters of the new president to gather during the inauguration, has been completely sealed...

Staten Island man arrested in connection with Capitol riot

STATEN ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- A Staten Island man has been arrested in connection with his alleged role in the January 6...

5-year-old boy shot, killed inside Louisiana home

Authorities in Louisiana are investigating the mysterious death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head Sunday inside a home in...

Never-before-heard recording of MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech delivered in North Carolina high...

RALEIGH -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech on Aug. 28, 1963 on the steps of...

N.Y. Senate Dems to pass eviction protections, cap app delivery fees as part of...

In a vote scheduled for Tuesday in Albany, the legislative measure would limit fees collected by companies like Grubhub and Seamless on delivery...

Former NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg named Deputy Secretary of Transportation for Biden Administration

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Former New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg has been named Deputy Secretary of Transportation in the Biden...

Harris to resign her California Senate seat January 18

The wins by Ossoff and Warnock in Georgia ensured a 50-50 Senate, positioning Harris as the tie-breaking vote for Democratic control....

FBI vetting Guard troops in Washington, DC amid fears of insider attack ahead of...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing...

Vermont town elects goat and dog as mayor to help fund playground

“When I was talked into putting Murfee up to run, I thought, easy-peasy, we’ll get some T-shirts, we’ll go to the...

COVID NY Update: Vaccination sites open on Long Island amid supply crunch

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Vaccination sites are set to open on Long Island Monday, as inoculations continue in many New York City...

Making a Home of Her Own in Brooklyn

It took Kaleena Small more than three years to find an apartment.“I tried everything — lotteries, regular Realtors. I filled out 60 to...

Brooklyn church fire: Blaze damages church in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Fire burned through a church in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.The blaze broke out inside the Tabernacle...

Rivals Mock Andrew Yang: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

Andrew Yang made a big splash last week as he entered the mayor’s race, adding a jolt of energy to a campaign season...

Manhunt underway for gunman who killed 23-year-old on Staten Island

CLIFTON, Staten Island (WABC) -- A search is underway for the gunman who killed a 23-year-old man on Staten Island.Police say Jahade Chancey...

Naomi Osaka deletes video of her training with coaches

However, several of the biggest players in tennis are quarantining in Adelaide, which is in the state of South Australia, which...

Heavy fortified statehouses around the US see small protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters - some of them carrying rifles - gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered...

5 injured in shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood

The shooting occurred at around 9:45 p.m. local time in the Tenderloin neighborhood of the Northern California city, according to police. Source link

Astronomers discover rare, 10 billion year old ‘Super-Earth’ outside of our solar system

Astronomers discovered a rare 'Super-Earth,' a hot, rocky exoplanet orbiting one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.It's called an...

Presidential pardons up for grabs for the right price: report

In one case, the Times reported, lobbyist Brett Tolman, a former federal prosecutor who’s been advising the White House on pardons...

Indoguration today: Joe Biden’s dog Major, adopted from a shelter, gets virtual ‘inaugration’

WILMINGTON, Del. -- The Delaware Humane Association hosted a virtual party with over 10,000 people to celebrate the first shelter dog moving into...

U.K. plumber gives free repairs to 2,000 during pandemic

While plumber James Anderson, 53, has been helping elderly and disabled people with their pipes — and more — since seeing...

Good Samaritan reflects on near death experience after naked man electrocuted in Harlem subway...

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- It is all still fresh in Tyler Horrell's mind.As he stood on the platform at 110th Street/North Central Park,...

FBI vetting 25k National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington,...

Manhunt underway for gunman who killed 23-year-old on Staten Island

CLIFTON, Staten Island (WABC) -- A search is underway for the gunman who killed a 23-year-old man on Staten Island.Police say Jahade Chancey...

NYC mayoral candidate McGuire’s has more ties to Koch brothers

“In addition to being an Infor investor since 2017, Koch has been a key customer, implementing Infor solutions across its businesses...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

WASHINGTON -- U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing...

Youngest Manchester Arena bombing victim bled to death: report

The girl attended with her mother and older sister, both of whom were injured as well. Her mother, Lisa Roussos, now...

Renowned Chef Jose Andres helps feed thousands of National Guard members protecting US Capitol

WASHINGTON (WABC) -- Members of Congress and world-renowned Chef Jose Andres want to make sure National Guard troops protecting the U.S. Capitol are...

Newborn giraffe dies at Nashville Zoo

Mamma giraffe Nasha had gone into labor as thousands watched via an online live feed, Nashville Zoo said. But complications developed,...

Wisconsin woman Ruth Stryzewski prepares to celebrate 109th birthday after beating COVID

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin (WABC) -- A woman in Wisconsin who beat COVID-19 is now getting ready to celebrate her 109th birthday.Ruth Stryzewski spent several...

Kentucky man charged with assaulting federal officer at U.S. Capitol riot

A Kentucky man has joined the ranks of those arrested following the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after he was arrested for...

Man injured when car crashes into Popeyes restaurant in Queens Village

QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens (WABC) -- A man was injured when a car went into a Popeyes restaurant in Queens.The incident was reported Sunday...

Reps. Espaillat and Torres back Pierina Sanchez for NYC Council

“The Bronx needs City Council members who our neighbors know and trust to fight for them. Having worked with Pierina over...

Siege on Capitol Hill: 2 New York men, Brandon Fellows and Edward Jacob Lang,...

NEW YORK -- One posted a video of himself with his feet propped up on a U.S. senator's office table. One wrote "THIS...

Washington, D.C. turned into fortress for Biden inauguration

“He rode to the inauguration surrounded by soldiers and cavalry, soldiers were stationed around the streets, and sharpshooters were on the...

Some Manhattan Starbucks closed Sunday due to expected protests

MANHATTAN (WABC) -- Select Starbucks stores throughout Manhattan were closed on Sunday due to expected protests.A Starbucks official said out of an abundance...

‘I Answered the Call of My President’: Rioters Say Trump Urged Them On

In the two weeks since a raging mob stormed the Capitol, President Trump has shown no sign that he believes he shares responsibility...

3 injured when car crashes into Popeyes restaurant in Queens, NYC

QUEENS (WABC) -- At least three people were injured when a car went into a Popeyes restaurant in Queens.The incident was reported Sunday...

Car thief turns around, threatens to call police on woman for leaving young child...

The woman left the car unlocked and running as she went inside a Basics Meat Market store in Beaverton early Saturday when the...

Trump impeached: McConnell calls pending trial ‘vote of conscience,’ Democrats alleging ‘dangerous crime’

WASHINGTON -- The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday...

Two arrested in fatal shooting of man, 25, walking dog in Philadelphia, officials say

Milan Loncar was shot in the chest Wednesday in the neighborhood of Brewerytown, according to police. Source link

Hawaii waves: Surfers ride swells reaching 50 feet in Pacific Ocean

HAWAII (WABC) -- There's new video of a surfer's paradise Saturday in Hawaii with swells reaching 50 feet.Weather watchers in the Aloha State...

After inauguration, Biden to waste no time boosting vaccinations and economy while undoing Trump...

Biden will end Trump’s immigration restrictions from Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris climate accord and mandate mask-wearing as much as possible, according to...

Siege on Capitol Hill: FBI arrests Newburgh, Orange County man seen in Capitol riot...

NEWBURGH, Orange County (WABC) -- Police arrested a man from Orange County after he implicated himself in the siege on the U.S. Capitol.Edward...

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to drop Parler

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Sunday that kicking Parler off the App Store was about safety, not free speech. "We looked at...

COVID Live Updates: US nears 400,000 deaths, governors press Trump administration for more vaccines

NEW YORK (WABC) -- State officials are urgently pressing the Trump administration for more coronavirus vaccine doses.The news comes as Johns Hopkins University...

Social Media Posts Lead to Arrest of N.Y. Man for Role in Capitol Riot

A 25-year-old New York man from the Hudson Valley was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at his home on Saturday after...

Phil Spector, music producer and convicted murderer, dies at 80

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Spector, the music producer known for creating the "Wall of Sound" style in the 1960s, has died. He was...

Phil Spector dead at 81: report

Spector reportedly contracted COVID-19 about a month ago from his jail cell at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif.,...

68% of Americans say Trump should not issue self-pardon; Majority approves Biden’s transition: POLL

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of his inauguration, Americans by more than a 40-point margin approve of the way Joe Biden has handled the presidential...

Seattle man made fake bomb threat at FBI building: cops

The man, who has not been publicly identified, parked his truck in an alley next to the building around 1:15 p.m....

USPS mailboxes in New Jersey temporarily out of service due to inauguration security measure

TRENTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- USPS blue collection boxes in New Jersey are temporarily out of service as a security measure ahead of...

NY’s Hometown Paper wins! Daily News honored for Bramhall cartooning, signature page one

News honored for signature front pages, editorial cartoons by Bramhall Source link

Powerball jackpot grows to $730 million, next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The Powerball grand prize went unclaimed yet again Saturday night, meaning that Wednesday's jackpot grows to $730 million.The winning...

Biden’s ambitious agenda for first day in office would address pandemic, start roll back...

The next day, Thursday, Klain said Biden would sign orders related to the COVID-19 outbreak aimed at reopening schools and businesses...

Chicago’s Lyric Opera House installs new seating during pandemic closure

CHICAGO -- Chicago's Lyric Opera House is among the major opera houses in the world. It is a treasure for the city, but...

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