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Search for gunman after 40-year-old man killed in Manhattan

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for the gunman who fatally shot a man in Harlem. It happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday near West 119th Street and Lenox Avenue. Thomas White, 40, was killed in the shooting.


Cop, NYC Teacher Among 16 Alleged Child Predators Snared in NJ App-Luring Ring

More than a dozen alleged child predators, including a New York City teacher, a New Jersey cop, a dental hygienist, a minister and two ride-share drivers, have been arrested for allegedly luring children for sex via chat apps, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Person struck, killed by freight train in Bergen County

A person was struck and killed by a freight train in Bergenfield on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed. The CSX train hit the pedestrian near Main Street around 2 p.m., according to a statement from the rail freight company.


Ex-Christie aide facing new sentencing in bridge scandal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A one-time aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces resentencing Wednesday for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Bridget Kelly is due in federal court in Newark. She and co-defendant Bill Baroni were convicted in 2016 in what prosecutors an


SEE: Man Smashes 42 LinkNYC Kiosks In Manhattan, Police Say

MANHATTAN, NY — A man has been smashing LinkNYC Kiosks throughout Manhattan since last Tuesday, police said. Police said the man has been tied to 42 LinkNYC wi-fi hubs that have been smashed with what appears to be a brick in one video the New York Police Department released.


Another dust-up in North Bergen mayoral race

Members of Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s re-election campaign recently claimed that Sacco’s opponent, Larry Wainstein, owed more than $107,000 in combined federal and state back taxes, and that the IRS filed a tax lien against Laundry Pros, Inc., a business Wainstein owns.


Ex-CEO charged in New York, becomes 1st drug executive indicted in opioid crisis

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- One of the nation's largest distributors of opioids has entered into a non-prosecution consent decree with the US Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York, which accused the company, Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC), of failing to properly report thousands of s


Westwood (3) at Fort Lee (2) - Softball

Kristin Ardese was 2-for-3 and Callista Long went 1-for-1 with a run and a RBI in Westwood's 3-2 victory over Fort Lee in Fort Lee. Anna Corbo went the distance for Westwood (4-5), striking out five while allowing two unearned runs, 10 hits and a walk.


18-year-old woman escapes from men who tried to abduct her in New Jersey

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are investigating after an 18-year-old woman walking in New Jersey was almost abducted over the weekend. The victim told police that a car with two men inside pulled up to her as she walked north on Park Street and Watchung Avenue in Montclair around 3:30 p.m.


Violent Manhole Explosions Rattle Midtown Manhattan; 4 Hurt

A series of manhole explosions rattled midtown Manhattan Wednesday, making people jump with sudden booms as black smoke billowed out from underground. Four people, a building supervisor and three firefighters, were hurt in the fires, which erupted underground on 32nd Street shortly before 10 a.m. Al


Englewood Health names Arnofsky chief of cardiothoracic surgery

Englewood Health announced on Tuesday it has appointed Dr. Adam Arnofsky as chief of cardiothoracic surgery. A member of the hospital’s medical staff, Arnofsky has been the director of cardiac surgery services since 2009. He has served as acting chief since last year’s retirement of Englewood Health


Boy Scout Child Sex Abuse: Here's How Many Are Accused In PA

Hundreds of former Boy Scout leaders in Pennsylvania and thousands around the country who appeared in the so-called "Perversion Files" were singled out Tuesday. The law firms of Greg Gianforcaro and Jeff Anderson & Associates named leaders in New York and New Jersey at a livestreamed press conferenc


Convicted felon admits shooting, killing man in VFW parking lot in N.J. during funeral reception

A previously convicted felon admitted he shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a VFW post in Monmouth County following a post-funeral gathering three years ago. Calvin J. Johnson, 42, of Neptune Township, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to aggravated manslaughter, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Of


Girlfriend: Lodi Motorcyclist, 24, Critical With Major Injuries Needs 'Lots Of Prayers, Love'

UPDATE: A 24-year-old motorcyclist from Lodi reportedly remained in critical but stable condition Wednesday after crashing in a convenience store parking lot the night before. His girlfriend said he's fighting but still needs prayers and love.


‘Operation Home Alone’ Arrests 16—Including Cop, Teacher, Minister—For Attempting To Lure Minors Online, Prosecutor’s Office Says

HACKENSACK—New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal is expected to detail the arrests of 16 alleged child predators charged with attempting to lure minors for sex via “chat apps,” at a April 24, 10:30 a.m. press conference.


Manhattan's Luxury Resi Market Reports High Sales

A recent report from Olshan Realty showed that the Manhattan luxury real estate market fared particularly well during the second week of April, with 17 contracts signed and $127.4 million in sales. The market’s impressive performance so far this month is just in time for the spring season, during wh


New York State DOT issues travel advisory ahead of construction

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Department of Transportation announced a travel advisory for motorists along Route 390 in the Town of Gates, Monroe County, north of the I-490 interchange.


'Operation Home Alone' Sting: Rockland, Westchester Men Accused Of Trying To Meet Kids For Sex

Five men from Rockland and one from Westchester – including a high school teacher and a bank manager – were among 16 defendants busted in New Jersey after they’d arranged meetings for sex with what they thought were underage boys and girls, authorities announced Wednesday.


NY, NJ residents will need REAL ID, enhanced ID to board domestic flights starting 2020

NEW YORK — New York and New Jersey residents are going to need an enhanced driver’s license or REAL ID if they want to board domestic flights. Starting October 2020, if residents want to use their license or non-driver ID to get onto an airplane, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bas


City returns to plan to turn 14th St. into a ‘busway’ during L train construction

The city plans to restrict car traffic on 14th St. during the upcoming L train “slowdown,” an idea that officials nixed earlier this year after Gov. Cuomo announced a change in the scope of reconstruction work on the line in January.