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WABC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 7, is the flagship station of the ABC television network, licensed to New York, New York, United States. The station is owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. WABC-TV's studios are located on Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, adjacent to ABC's corporate headquarters; its transmitter is located at the Empire State Building.Source
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New York City SantaCon canceled due to COVID pandemic

New York City SantaCon canceled due to COVID pandemic

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCoronavirus update for NYCBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- As coronavirus cases continued to climb, organizers of SantaCon said Thursday that the annual holiday flash-mob-meets-pub-crawl in New York City that was scheduled for next month has been canceled."All of the reindeer got the 'rona," a post of the event's website says, "so the elves have advised Santa to hold off on the in-person merriment."SantaCon raises money for charity, but some of its booze-fueled antics in the past have made the event unpopular with many New Yorkers.The event was canceled...

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Coronavirus News: Supreme Court rules against NY COVID restrictions on houses of worship

Coronavirus News: Supreme Court rules against NY COVID restrictions on houses of worship

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy JESSICA GRESKO NEW YORK -- As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide, the Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.The court's action won't have any immediate impact since the two groups that sued as a result of the restrictions, the Catholic church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues, are no longer subject to them.RELATED | The groups had challenged attendance limits in areas designated red and orange zones, but they are now in the...

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Coronavirus Update New York City: Massive Orthodox wedding in Brooklyn 'disrespectful,' Cuomo says

Coronavirus Update New York City: Massive Orthodox wedding in Brooklyn 'disrespectful,' Cuomo says

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCoronavirus update for NYCBy KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK CITY -- A Brooklyn synagogue should be investigated over reports that it hosted a secret wedding with thousands of unmasked guests earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday."If that happened, it was a blatant disregard of the law," Cuomo said during a briefing in New York City. "It's illegal. It was also disrespectful of the people of New York."The New York Post reported that guests, mostly unmasked, crammed inside the Yetev Lev temple in Williamsburg for the Nov. 8 wedding of Yoel Teitelbaum,...

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NYPD planning to reduce police presence, congestion around Trump Tower: Sources tell ABC News

NYPD planning to reduce police presence, congestion around Trump Tower: Sources tell ABC News

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- As states begin to certify election results that seal a victory for President-elect Joe Biden, even though Donald Trump hasn't conceded there is one clear sign his post-presidency life is taking shape: Secret Service agents in the president's detail are being asked whether they're interested in transferring to Palm Beach, Florida, sources have told ABC News.The Secret Service's Miami field office also has begun looking at physical reinforcements to Mar-a-Largo, the president's club to which he refers as "the winter White House," the...

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NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg resigning effective early December

NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg resigning effective early December

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City's Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg is resigning from her post within Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, effective in early December, she announced Monday.She has been the leading force behind the mayor's Vision Zero program to reduce pedestrian and cyclist deaths, serving since January 2014 and making her the longest-serving commissioner in the agency's history."I will always be grateful to Mayor de Blasio for the incredible opportunity to serve the city I love so much, and...

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Woman captures struggling delivery driver, takes to social media to help him

Woman captures struggling delivery driver, takes to social media to help him

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team OGDEN, Utah -- An observant Utah woman noticed something on her doorbell camera and was moved by what she saw.Jennifer Weiss saw a delivery man struggling to get up her steps.Her video doorbell camera captured the delivery man leaning, seemingly unable to stand- although he managed to deliver her package.Weiss found out that the delivery driver's name was Larry and that he recently suffered from a stroke.Larry, a war veteran, took the delivery job to pay for roof repairs at his home.Weiss posted the video from her doorbell camera on...

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7 shot, 1 fatally, after Sweet 16 party in Brooklyn, NYPD says

7 shot, 1 fatally, after Sweet 16 party in Brooklyn, NYPD says

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy Eyewitness News BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Seven people were shot, one fatally, when gunmen opened fire inside a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, apartment building following an earlier shooting that wounded a teen outside a Sweet 16 party.Shots were fired outside, in the lobby and going up to the third floor of the Albany Avenue apartment building just after 11:15 p.m. Sunday.Investigators say they are looking for multiple shooters after 7 people were shot, a 20 yo killed at a gathering in Bed-Stuy on Albany Avenue. Most of the victims are teens, the...

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'Staten Island is a serious problem': Gov. Cuomo warns NYC borough headed for COVID red zone

'Staten Island is a serious problem': Gov. Cuomo warns NYC borough headed for COVID red zone

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutParts of Upper Manhattan, Long Island could reach yellow zoneBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned parts of Staten Island could be headed to a red zone at the current rate.In a press conference on Sunday, Cuomo had a grim outlook for the New York City borough, saying "Staten Island is a serious problem."The governor made it clear that Staten Island could go into an orange zone in some parts, and a red zone for others as soon as this week at the current rate.RELATED | "Unless they dramatically change the trajectory of the...

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7 On Your Side Investigates: Reasons ballots are rejected in New York City area

7 On Your Side Investigates: Reasons ballots are rejected in New York City area

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and Data journalist Frank Esposito NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Voting by mail sounds easy. Open your mail in ballot, fill in the dots, sign and date it. and send it back.But the process has been anything but easy for many voters in New York.A data analysis by 7 On Your Side Investigates shows more ballots have been rejected in the New York City area than any Democrat controlled area in the entire country.In 2018, 25% of absentee ballots were rejected.That means at least one in four were thrown out, up drastically compared to the last presidential election in 2016,...

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Broadway actor randomly attacked inside New York City subway station

Broadway actor randomly attacked inside New York City subway station

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutActor best known for role in "Harry Potter & the Cursed Child"By Eyewitness News UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A Broadway actor is recovering after being randomly attacked inside a New York City subway station.Alex Weisman, best known as a member of the original cast of Broadway's "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," was randomly attacked inside of an Upper West Side train station on Tuesday around 2:30 p.m.Weisman says he was on a B train going from West 145th Street to 103rd Street, when he got off, took two steps and was randomly attacked.RELATED | The...

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You could report illegal parking in NYC -- and get paid to do it, under new bill

You could report illegal parking in NYC -- and get paid to do it, under new bill

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Anyone in New York City would be able to report illegally parked cars under a new bill recently introduced to the city council.Whistleblowers would also receive part of the fine paid by violators.Under the bill, which was introduced by Councilman Stephen Levin and Council Speaker Corey Johnson, fines for illegal parking would be increased from $115 to $175.Additionally, the person who reports an infraction would get 25% of the money, or about $45.Also noteworthy, cars with city-issued placards would not be exempt.The hope is the proposed...

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Coronavirus Update: New York City likely to enter orange zone the first week of December, de Blasio warns

Coronavirus Update: New York City likely to enter orange zone the first week of December, de Blasio warns

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCoronavirus update for NYCBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday again warned New York City is headed for new restrictions as data shows COVID-19 cases are still rising."The restrictions that are coming. I've been very overt in the fact that the governor said an orange zone is coming. By our own projections, based on the state data, that will happen soon after Thanksgiving, probably the first week of December," de Blasio said during a radio appearance.Those restrictions will include closing indoor dining, gyms, and other things."I...

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MTA unveils 'doomsday' budget with massive cuts, citing lack of federal funding

MTA unveils 'doomsday' budget with massive cuts, citing lack of federal funding

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutMTA Budget NewsBy NEW YORK (WABC) -- The MTA announced its budget for the upcoming year on Wednesday, and it includes massive service cuts and layoffs if no federal aid is provided.The so-called doomsday scenario is playing out because the MTA says it has so far been denied $12 billion in federal funds for which the agency has been begging for months.The draconian measures include cutting as much as 40% of service on subways and buses, as well as 50% on commuter rail lines like the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North, along with over 9,000 layoffs.The agency is...

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New York City tourism agency projects post-COVID rebound will take until 2025

New York City tourism agency projects post-COVID rebound will take until 2025

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCoronavirus update for NYCBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A troubling new forecast about post-pandemic tourism in New York City predicts the city won't see a full rebound until 2025.The Big Apple attracted nearly 67 million visitors last year, but NYC & Company, the city's tourism promotion agency, now projects that the bounce back won't begin until the middle of next year with a return to pre-pandemic totals in 2025."The New York City travel industry began 2020 in good position for another record year, with very strong performance in January, February...

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Stray bullet pierces MTA bus in Brooklyn, hits 70-year-old woman in face

Stray bullet pierces MTA bus in Brooklyn, hits 70-year-old woman in face

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities are on the scene after a 70-year-old woman was shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon.The shooting was reported on the corner of Fulton Street and Tompkins Avenue just before 2:30 p.m.MTA officials say a B25 bus was standing in traffic when shots were fired from outside the bus.After hearing the gunshots, police say the bus driver rode up several blocks up when he was alerted by passengers that somebody was struck by a bullet on the rear of the bus.The woman suffered a wound to the left cheek where a bullet...

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Brooklyn funeral home shut down months after bodies found in U-hauls during height of pandemic

Brooklyn funeral home shut down months after bodies found in U-hauls during height of pandemic

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCOVID-19 News and InformationBy BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) -- A funeral home in Brooklyn has been shut down months after bodies were found decomposing in a truck outside the facility.Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services was shuttered for "egregious violations" at the height of the pandemic.Back in April, dozens of bodies were found inside a U-Haul outside the funeral home and other remains were discovered throughout the building.Owner Andrew Cleckley has been fined $68,000 and stripped of his funeral-director license.He appealed to State Health Commissioner Howard...

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Road rage dispute ends with car in Queens bakery, 4 hurt, 4 arrested

Road rage dispute ends with car in Queens bakery, 4 hurt, 4 arrested

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- At least four people were injured in an apparent road rage incident that ended with a car smashing through the front of a Queens bakery that was marking its grand opening Monday.It happened just after 4 p.m. on Kissena Boulevard in Flushing, where police say two cars with two occupants each became involved in a dispute over a parking space or a vehicle.The occupants of one car allegedly exited with a baseball bat and approached the other vehicle, at which point authorities say that driver attempted to run the two men over and instead...

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Coronavirus update: Connecticut study finds restaurants are top source of COVID-19 clusters

Coronavirus update: Connecticut study finds restaurants are top source of COVID-19 clusters

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutConnecticut coronavirus updateBy Eyewitness News CONNECTICUT (WABC) -- Cases of the novel coronavirus are surging in Connecticut, where about 80% of the state's population is now living under "red alert" status. And now, the state Department of Health is releasing results of a study investigating where COVID-19 is spreading.Health officials are keeping track of "epidemiologically-linked clusters" and then categorizing them by setting of exposure, and restaurants, workplace, home, and places of worship were the top four locations.Officials say when it came to...

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Coronavirus Updates: Governors of 6 northeastern states to hold emergency weekend meeting

Coronavirus Updates: Governors of 6 northeastern states to hold emergency weekend meeting

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCOVID-19 Live Updates, News and InformationBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) -- The governors of six northeastern states will hold an emergency meeting over the weekend to address the rise in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.Cuomo said the states will work to align their policies as much as possible."We believe we are going to have to be taking additional steps," Cuomo said.What to know about coronavirus:Gov. Lamont self-quarantining after senior staff member tests positive for COVID-19A . This is the first known case of coronavirus within the...

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NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner chosen for Biden's transition team

NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner chosen for Biden's transition team

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy Eyewitness News NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City's Department of Transportation Commissioner has been chosen for President-elect Joe Biden's transition team.Commissioner Polly Trottenberg was selected on Tuesday for an 18-person transportation team that will prepare Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and their cabinet as they transition to the White House.Members of the team will be responsible for understanding the operations of specific agencies to ensure a smooth transition of power.RELATED | Trottenberg's team will review the NTSB, Amtrak...

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New Jersey targets indoor dining, bars, casinos amid rising COVID-19 rates

New Jersey targets indoor dining, bars, casinos amid rising COVID-19 rates

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutCOVID-19 News and InformationBy Diana Rocco, Eyewitness News NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will announce new restrictions Monday afternoon amid a spike in COVID-19 positivity.The positivity has ticked up to 6%, and the numbers have been going up across the Tri-State area.Murphy told CNBC Monday morning that he "will take some steps," described as "tweaking our parameters at the edges," to help curb rising coronavirus case."They wont come close to what we were doing in the spring," he said. "This is not a lockdown." for today's latest...

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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek dies at 80 after pancreatic cancer diagnosis

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek dies at 80 after pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out LOS ANGELES -- Alex Trebek, the beloved host of "Jeopardy!," has died after his open and public battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 80.Trebek died at home early Sunday with family and friends surrounding him, "Jeopardy!" studio Sony said in a statement.Programming note: "Alex Trebek Remembered - A 20/20 Special" will air on ABC tonight at 10pm ET | 9pm CTFor nearly four decades, with style and a sense of humor, he was the man with all the answers who asked for questions and earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most game show...

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Connecticut, Long Island rattle as 4.0 earthquake hits Massachusetts

Connecticut, Long Island rattle as 4.0 earthquake hits Massachusetts

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out CONNECTICUT (WABC) -- A 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit Massachusetts Sunday morning, rattling homes -- and residents -- in Connecticut and on Eastern Long Island.The quake happened at 9:10 a.m. and was centered 9 kilometers southwest of Bliss Corner, MA.Also Read: Many took to Twitter to report their homes shaking, with the United States Geological Survey reporting the following shakemap.There was a slight earthquake in the Northeast that was felt by many here in Connecticut this morning. We haven’t received any reports of damage but we will keep you updated. —...

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Armed men arrested near Pennsylvania Convention Center identified

Armed men arrested near Pennsylvania Convention Center identified

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA -- Two armed men have been charged after being found near the Philadelphia convention center where an ongoing vote count could decide the presidential election, officials said.According to Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, Joshua Macias, 42, and Antonio Lamotta, 61, both of Chesapeake, Va., have been charged with Concealed Firearm Without a License, a third-degree felony, and Carrying a Firearm on Public Streets or Public Property, a first-degree misdemeanor.A woman was also with them, but she was not placed under arrest, officials...

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Long Island's South Fork Bakery provides people with disabilities full-time jobs

Long Island's South Fork Bakery provides people with disabilities full-time jobs

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy Alex Ciccarone AMAGANSETT, New York -- Rolling out pie crusts, measuring out perfect sized cookie dough balls, and packaging the final product are only a few of the jobs that the South Fork Bakery has to offer for adults with disabilities.Shirley Ruch founded the in the Spring of 2016 out of the need to build meaningful employment opportunities for adults with disabilities."We make lots of goodies," said Ruch. "Why we make it because we provide training and employment for special needs adults. It's the gift that gives back because you're giving meaningful paid...

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