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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.


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


Hudson County elections, passports offices offer extended hours April 27

The Division of Elections and Division of Passports in the Hudson County Clerk’s Office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27. The offices are located on the fourth floor of Hudson County Plaza, 257 Cornelison Ave., Jersey City.


Did Union City BOE, board of elections, pay WNY woman to perform work at the same time?

The Union City Board of Education and the Hudson County Board of Elections likely paid a woman employed by both agencies for working the same hours on multiple days, based on a private investigation that includes surveillance footage and payroll records.


Operation Home Alone: 16 arrested in New Jersey child sex predator sting

TRENTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- More than a dozen people have been arrested as part of an undercover operation targeting men who were allegedly using social media in an attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity.


SummerStage Brooklyn Lineup: Free Concerts In 2019

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK -- New York City's SummerStage program will bring the Metropolitan Opera, the Ronald K. Brown Dance Company, Everyday People and more to venues across Brooklyn this summer, organizers announced Tuesday.


Secaucus Man Charged with Using Car Stolen in Bayonne

According to Lt. Eric Amato, Michael P. Ambrosio was observed using the vehicle, a 2007 Ford Edge, during a shoplifting. The vehicle was then observed at Ambrosio’s residence and recovered by the investigating officers.


Serial LinkNYC Vandal With Brick Terrorizes Manhattan

A vandal smashed dozens of LinkNYC kiosks in Manhattan throughout Manhattan, police said as they raised the total of damaged screens Wednesday. Cops said the bearded vandal was caught on surveillance camera throwing bricks or other blunt objects at 42 of the kiosks over a week-long spree, from April


Sunnyside Cafe in Hoboken Closes Due to Eviction Notice

If you’ve been to Short Grain or Tidal Poke Co. in Jersey City, then you know the deliciousness that they serve up on the reg. That’s why when we heard that Jeremy Mo of the Mo family {his brother owns the popular downtown JC spots} was taking his talents to Hoboken in the form of Sunnyside Cafe and


Cop, teacher, drivers went to house for sex with kids, NJ prosecutors say

NEWARK — A New Jersey police officer and a New York City high school teacher were among the 16 suspects arrested during a sting operation that targeted men who were using social media apps to meet underage boys and girls for sex.


Video shows man wanted for smashing 42 LinkNYC kiosks in Manhattan

CHELSEA, Manhattan — Police have released new video of the man wanted in connection to the vandalism of several LinkNYC kiosks in Manhattan. Surveillance footage captures the man throwing bricks of other blunt objects at 42 WiFi LinkNYC kiosks throughout Manhattan.


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


New York Teen Hits Apple with Billion Dollar Lawsuit After Face-Recognition Leads to His False Arrest

*A teen in New York has filed a lawsuit against Apple for $1 billion, claiming the company’s facial recognition software falsely linked him to a slew of store thefts. Ousmane Bah, 18, claims he received a summons from a court in Boston saying he stole $1,200 worth of Apple products in 2018, includin


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.


Multiple manhole fires in Midtown

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Firefighters responded to multiple manhole fires in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning. Smoke could be seen pouring from two manholes on 32nd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues shortly after 11:00 a.m.


Feds: Ex-CEO is first drug exec indicted in opioid crisis

NEW YORK (AP) - The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first-ever criminal charges against a drug company executive stemming from the opioid crisis.


Brewers reportedly the favorite to sign Gio Gonzalez

Gio Gonzalez is said to be drawing interest from multiple teams since he was granted his release from the New York Yankees this week, and the Milwaukee Brewers may be at the top of the list of potential suitors for the left-hander.


New York, New Jersey residents will need REAL ID to board domestic flights in 2020

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Residents of New York and New Jersey are being urged to upgrade their driver's licenses soon if they plan on taking domestic flights. Starting in October 2020, passengers can no longer use any ordinary license as ID to go through security and board a plane.


St. Patrick’s Cathedral Suspect Marc Lamparello Charged With Arson

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey man accused of carrying gasoline and lighter fluid into St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been charged with arson. Marc Lamparello, 37, appeared from the hospital via video to the courtroom where prosecutors charged him charged with attempted arson and reckless endange


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.