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1st COVID story appeared in the Daily News one year ago today

One year and nearly 2 million worldwide deaths later, the virus continues to spread like wildfire, devastating families and forcing lockdowns...

Kamala Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday as the next vice president of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor,...

Ice cream in China tests positive for COVID

Talk about chilling news. Source link

Homeowner in Manitoba, Canada creates display of polar bears with snow

CANADA (WABC) -- A polar vortex of sorts outside a home in Canada.An abundance of white cuddly bears that are carved out of...

Inside a Nursing Home as Vaccine Arrives: ‘I Hope Everybody Takes It’

The jab took seconds. The planning took weeks.The approval of Pfizer’s novel coronavirus vaccine in December brought hope to the residents and staff...

Pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets recalled over possible glass contamination

WASHINGTON -- More than 760,000 pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets sold nationwide have been recalled by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture over possible glass...

Satanists shaken by Poughkeepsie arson: ‘There’s going to be hell to pay’

If anyone’s an expert on “hell to pay,” it’s these guys. Source link

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The numbers were drawn for Saturday's $640 million Powerball jackpot.Saturday's winning numbers were:67-20-65-14-39 Powerball: 2There were no grand prize...

‘The Children Shrieked in Delight as the Honking Train Passed Below’

Franklin Ave. ShuttleDear Diary:On a warm fall evening, a friend took me to the Carroll Street Bridge in Crown Heights for the first...

Bills advance to first AFC Championship game since 1993 with 17-3 win over Ravens

ORCHARD PARK, New York -- Taron Johnson could've kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried the Buffalo Bills to...

Spanish mountain climber Sergi Mingote dies on K2

Mingote was attempting to climb all the world's tallest peaks within 1,000 days. Source link

Demonstrators call for SoHo hotel employee involved in iPhone dispute to apologize

SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- A demonstration was held outside the Arlo Hotel in SoHo, where a woman wrongly accused a 14-year-old of stealing...

NASA rocket test cut short as SLS engines stop firing

The SLS is supposed to power the next U.S. moon mission, Artemis I, in November. Artemis I will be an uncrewed...

Dr. Dre back home being hospitalized in Los Angeles with apparent brain aneurysm

LOS ANGELES -- Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.Peter...

Mississippi pharmacy owner gets 18 years in fraud case

“The fraud committed by Walters and others in this investigation wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars and deprived individuals of...

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There were no grand prize winners in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing.Next week's jackpot is expected to swell in...

Woman accused of poisoning husband’s coffee with insect repellant

OAKLAND GARDENS, Queens -- A 70-year-old woman from Queens is accused of lacing her husband's coffee with ant and roach killer multiple times,...

Annual Michigan moose and wolf survey is halted by pandemic

The count of moose and wolves on a Michigan island may become a pandemic mystery after an annual winter wildlife study was frozen...

Naked man electrocuted during fight on subway tracks in Harlem

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- A naked man was electrocuted after a fight at a subway station in Harlem.Police say the naked man, who...

Bitcoin boner: Guy seeks missing crypto hard drive

James Howells claims he chucked a hard drive loaded with 7,500 bitcoins into the trash during the summer of 2013, believing...

Stamp of approval: Yankees legend Yogi Berra’s likeness to appear on USPS ‘Forever’ stamps

New York Yankees' legend Yogi Berra is getting the honor of his likeness on a postage stamp.His is one of several "Forever"...

Conservative GOP Senator gets boot from fundraising venue in Florida

In a tweet, Loews Hotels on Saturday canceled a planned fundraiser at its Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. Source link

NYC Weather: Partly sunny and very windy

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Sunday will be partly sunny and very windy with sustained winds 25-35 miles per hour with some gusts getting...

Big bounce: Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $850M

“For anyone experiencing newly created wealth . . . there are feelings of dislocation and a sense of being overwhelmed,” Valerie...

Dog bites FBI agent who was executing search warrant in the Bronx

THROGS NECK, The Bronx (WABC) -- An FBI agent was bitten in the arm by a dog while executing a search warrant in...

Upstate NY man in custody for Capitol siege, says FBI

The FBI on Saturday said it had an upstate New York man in custody for his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol...

Joe Biden introduces science team, says it will be at `forefront’ of his administration

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he is elevating the post of...

Pistol-packing Va. man busted at Capitol Police checkpoint

Pedestrians walk along Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. A Virginia man with fake inaugural...

KJ Whitehead holds corner-side protests against racial injustice in North Side Chicago neighborhood, overcomes...

CHICAGO -- Most days, you'll find KJ Whitehead at the intersection of Winnemac and Winchester Avenues in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood."I have to continue...

Maryland reaches $3.5M settlement with family of dead football player

The University of Maryland has reached a $3.5 million settlement with the family of Jordan McNair, the offensive lineman on school’s football team...

United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar submits letter of...

WASHINGTON DC -- President Donald Trump's "actions and rhetoric" have tarnished the administration's legacy, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in...

Far-right activist known as ‘Baked Alaska’ busted for involvement in Capitol seige

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters break into the Capitol in Washington. Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who...

Joe Biden introduces science team, says it will be at `forefront’ of his administration:...

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he is elevating the post of...

How to Get the Coronavirus Vaccine in N.Y.C.

The number for the state is 833-697-4829.Why is this so complicated?The systems that each agency or provider use don’t communicate with one another....

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There were no grand prize winners in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing.Next week's jackpot is expected to swell in...

Caltech to rename buildings honoring eugenics supporters – including school’s founding president

"Renaming buildings is a symbolic act, but one that has real consequences in creating a diverse and inclusive environment. It is an act...

Bronx MTA crash: Bus driver who veered off overpass, refused drug & alcohol test...

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx -- The driver of a New York City bus that plunged off a bridge has been suspended after refusing to...

Marsha Zazula, ‘Metal Matriarch’ of Metallica and Others, Dies at 68

“Marsha and I would go to bars and change all the fliers every two to three days,” Mr. Zazula wrote in his book,...

COVID NYC Update: Vaccine supply dwindling in New York City as 3 new sites...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The push to try to get more people vaccinated in New York continues.Three new locations open up Saturday...

Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers

Over all, children’s screen time had doubled by May as compared with the same period in the year prior, according to Qustodio, a...

Indonesia earthquake today leaves at least 46 dead, hundreds hurt on Sulawesi island

MAMUJU, Indonesia -- Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered rescuers after a strong earthquake left...

Charges dropped against Philadelphia police officer accused of hitting Temple student during George Floyd...

Police inspector Joseph Bologna Jr. had been facing misdemeanor charges of simple assault, reckless endangerment and possession of an instrument of...

Texas family with COVID-19 couldn’t smell smoke from house fire, saved by teen

WACO, Texas -- A Texas family suffering the effects of COVID-19 is safe after their home caught fire, and they weren't able to...

Man killed in hit-and-run crash in the Bronx, cops say

A man died following a hit-and-run crash in the Bronx early Saturday, police said. The NYPD said the victim, believed to be in his...

COVID Live Updates: More than 2 million coronavirus deaths worldwide

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The coronavirus pandemic has hit yet another tragic milestone.More than 2 million people worldwide have now died from COVID-19,...

White Army veteran shot Black teen near Iowa rally for Trump

A white Army veteran was charged with attempted murder last month after he shot and wounded a Black 15-year-old girl near a rally...

COVID NYC Update: Vaccine supply dwindling in New York City as 3 new sites...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The push to try to get more people vaccinated in New York continues.Three new locations open up Saturday...

De Blasio rolls out new NYPD discipline guidelines

Under the new guidelines, police found guilty of engaging in excessive use of deadly force, intentionally making a false statement or racial profiling...

Over 100,000 counterfeit N95 masks seized at airport, officials say

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Over 100,000 counterfeit N95 masks were seized at JFK Airport, officials say.U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted shipments...

How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away

Because it’s not always practical to have all the windows wide open, especially in the depths of winter, Dr. Mathai and his colleagues...

Unauthorized vaccine scheduling link leads to canceled appointments on Long Island at Stony Brook...

SUFFOLK COUNTY, Long Island (WABC) -- New Yorkers who thought they had made an appointment for a COVID vaccine at Stony Brook University...

Live Aid concerts being planned for EU

Live Aid raised more than $125 million for famine relief more than 35 years ago. It too was initiated by an...

Newark 2-alarm fire leaves 1 dead, 1 firefighter injured

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- One person was killed and a firefighter was injured in a two-alarm fire in New Jersey Friday night.Officials...

NRA seeks cover from NY lawsuit by filing for bankruptcy in Texas; AG Letitia...

The nation’s biggest pro-gun group said it will restructure as a Texas nonprofit “to exit what it believes is a corrupt political and...

Some hospitals running low on vaccine in NYC, as new NYCHA clinics set to...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Vaccine supply is stretching thin across several hospitals in New York City, causing some to cancel or stop...

Dustin Higgs executed, 3rd in 4 days killed by feds

Higgs was sentenced to death in 2000 for the kidnapping and murder of three women — Tamika Black, 19, Tanji Jackson,...

Woman arrested after taking stolen postal truck for joyride, slamming into multiple cars in...

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A woman was arrested after stealing a postal truck and slamming into multiple vehicles in Brooklyn.According to police, a...

Florida teacher fired for claiming Antifa stormed the Capitol

Florida congressman Matt Gaetz is among the more prominent right-wing conspiracy theorists who have attempted to pin the violent insurrection against...

Crash with police cruiser sends SUV into North Babylon home; Car and house catch...

NORTH BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- A crash with a Suffolk County police cruiser sent an SUV careening into a home on Long...

‘Three’s Company’ actor Peter Mark Richman, who played Suzanne Somers’ dad, dead at 93

Peter Mark Richman, best known for his recurring roles on "Three's Company" and "Dynasty," has died at the age of 93. Source link

Mega Millions jackpot surges to $750 million for Friday night’s drawing, Powerball hits $640...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A $750 million jackpot is up for grabs in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, while Saturday's Powerball jackpot is...

Megabus stops D.C. trips ahead of Inauguration Day

They’re hitting the breaks. Source link

Woman arrested after taking stolen postal truck for joyride, slamming into multiple cars in...

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A woman was arrested after stealing a postal truck and slamming into multiple vehicles in Brooklyn.According to police, a...

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, the oldest living Marine veteran, has died at 107. Source link

NYC Weather: Rain to showers

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Light rain will develop into potentially soaking showers overnight into Saturday morning before clearing out.EMBED >More News VideosMeteorologist Lee...

Mexico clears top military general in drug cartel case

Operating under the nickname “El Padrino,” or “The Godfather,” Cienfuegos shielded the H-2 cartel from military attacks and instead used the...

Operation 7: Save a Life – January 30th only on ABC7NY

NEW YORK -- Bill Ritter will host our annual WABC-TV special, "Operation 7: Save a Life" on January 30th, 2021. The program...

Philip Smith, powerful Broadway executive, dies at 89 of COVID

Smith became the president of the organization in 1996 after the death of its previous president, Bernard Jacobs, and helped push...

Operation 7: Save a Life – January 30th only on ABC7NY

NEW YORK -- Bill Ritter will host our annual WABC-TV special, "Operation 7: Save a Life" on January 30th, 2021. The program...

Cash Is Pouring Into the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race. Here’s Who Has the Most.

For several months, the New York City mayor’s race seemed to revolve around two presumed front-runners: Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, and...

National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will to move from New...

TEXAS -- The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically...

In New Jersey, Smokers Can Get Covid Vaccine

“The more people we can get with shots in arms, the more lives we are going to save,” Dr. Reboli said. “It becomes...

Eric LeGrand, former Rutgers football star, to open coffeehouse in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A former New Jersey star football player is using coffee to bring the community together.With all the construction...

Rent-regulated tenants in NYC owe landlords $1.14 billion in unpaid bills

More than 175,000 tenants — about 19% of those living in rent-regulated apartments — owe at least two months back rent, a 300%...

New Jersey state employees ordered to work from home inauguration day, Gov. Phil Murphy...

TRENTON, New Jersey -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered state employees to work remotely Wednesday, the day of President-elect Joe...

Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art

“Let Freedom Ring” is the title the Brooklyn Academy of Music has given to its public exhibition of images by seven Brooklyn-based artists...

FBI warns public, law enforcement of ‘substantial’ danger of explosive devices at armed protests...

TRENTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- The danger to the public and to law enforcement officers from explosive devices during protests planned in all...

How the Medical Director of a Nonprofit Spends His Sundays

“I tell people I’m a man with multiple callings,” said Dr. David Collymore, who is the medical director of a large social services...

COVID Live Updates: New coronavirus variant case found on Long Island

NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an additional COVID variant case confirmed on Long Island, bringing the statewide total...

Philip J. Smith, a Power on Broadway, Is Dead at 89

Philip J. Smith, chairman of the powerful Shubert Organization, whose empire of Broadway theaters and showcase productions made him one of New York’s...

NJ COVID Update: New Jersey launches another COVID vaccination mega-site in Middlesex County

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was on hand at the opening of the Middlesex County vaccination mega-site Friday morning.Department...

New York Fears Being ‘Starved’ for Vaccine Just as Rollout Speeds Up

After a sluggish first month, the pace of coronavirus vaccinations is accelerating to the point that New York City and other places in...

NJ COVID Update: New Jersey launches another COVID vaccination mega-site in Middlesex County

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was on hand at the opening of the Middlesex County vaccination mega-site Friday morning.Department...

M.T.A. Bus Plunges 50 Feet, Dangles From Overpass After Crash

The images seemed like something out of a movie: an articulated public bus dangling over a highway overpass in the Bronx, passengers trapped...

Son accused of Queens murder said ‘black smoke’ left dad’s body, entered his own

QUEENS VILLAGE (WABC) -- More details are emerging about a Queens man accused of murdering his father and attempting to poison three other...

Removing the Name ‘Trump’ Won’t Save a Golf Course in the Bronx

The Bloomberg administration chose Trump as the vendor amid limited options. Constructing the course had cost the city more than $127 million, and...

Martin Luther King Jr. captured up close in rare color photos during Chicago visit...

CHICAGO -- During the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, most photographers shot in black and white as it was cheaper and the...

Joan Collins Puts Her Midtown Co-op on the Market

The actress Joan Collins is selling her longtime Manhattan pied-à-terre, a spacious co-op where she entertained a host of celebrity friends.Ms. Collins, best...

Poll: Majority of Americans blame Trump for US Capitol attack, want him barred from...

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll found that nine in 10 Americans oppose the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.Just over...

He Brought Moynihan Train Hall to Life, but Didn’t Live to See It

When the Moynihan Train Hall was unveiled to the public this month, it was hailed as one of New York’s most important public...

Biden to nominate New York City’s Emergency Management Department Commissioner Deanne Criswell for FEMA...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- President-elect Joe Biden is nominating New York emergency department commissioner Deanne Criswell to serve as the Federal Emergency...

Feeling Nostalgic for Your Grandmother’s China?

We all have some relic taking up space in our homes. Maybe it’s a great-aunt’s armoire, or a box of old letters and...

COVID Live Updates: Pandemic lowers average US life expectancy

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Researchers say the COVID-19 pandemic is lowering the average American's life expectancy.A study by the National Academy of Sciences...

‘It’s Starting Again’: Why Filipino Nurses Dread the Second Wave

Belinda Ellis had been a nurse for 40 years, and she thought she’d seen it all. She had worked in hospitals in the...

Mega Millions jackpot at $750M as Powerball hits $640M

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A $750 million jackpot is up for grabs in tonight's Mega Millions drawing. Tomorrow's Powerball jackpot stands at...

The Vaccine Hurdles Older New Yorkers Face

It’s Friday. We’re off on Monday for Martin Luther King’s Birthday, but we’ll be back on Tuesday. Weather: Cloudy, with an...

Bronx crash: 8 injured after MTA bus goes over rail, dangles from Cross Bronx...

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- An articulated MTA bus careened off a Bronx roadway and was left dangling over the Cross Bronx Expressway,...

‘I Literally Had No One.’ Then the Foster Kittens Arrived.

Last summer, Jali Henry was feeling lonely and depressed after many of her friends moved out of the city because of the pandemic....

Stickers containing white nationalist, supremacist messages found around Westchester

WESTCHESTER, New York -- An investigation is underway after stickers containing racist messages were found around Westchester.Officials say people have placed stickers in...

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