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Record Underclassmen Enter NFL Draft

Record Underclassmen Enter NFL Draft

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A record 98 underclassmen have made themselves eligible for the NFL draft in May.
The NFL released the list of early entrants on Sunday, which include Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina …

Anthony Weiner Appoints New Campaign Manager, Blitzes Local Media

Anthony Weiner Appoints New Campaign Manager, Blitzes Local Media

Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Anthony Weiner’s New York City mayoral campaign has confirmed the appointment of Camille Joseph as campaign manager, thus filling the spot vacated when Danny Kedem quit as campaign manager…

Anthony Weiner’s Campaign Manager Drops Out

Anthony Weiner’s Campaign Manager Drops Out

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Anthony Weiner isn’t dropping out of the New York mayoral race, but his campaign manager is.
As the fallout from a sexting scandal intensifies, a person close to the campaign tells ABC News that Danny Kedem, th…

Spitzer Says Lead in Poll Shows Voters Wants ‘Independent Voice’

Spitzer Says Lead in Poll Shows Voters Wants ‘Independent Voice’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from office due to a sex scandal, said Sunday that his early lead in New York City’s comptroller race shows that voters are beginning to warm to his candidacy.
“I don&rs…

Solar-Powered Cellphone Charging Stations Invade NYC

Solar-Powered Cellphone Charging Stations Invade NYC

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New Yorkers are currently adjusting to a spate of new amenities, such as Wi-Fi-enabled subway stations and a bike share program that residents in other cities have enjoyed for some time.
But new to the Big Apple this…

New York City Man Killed in Anti-Gay Hate Crime

New York City Man Killed in Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City police say a deadly shooting that took place in Greenwich Village Saturday was an anti-gay hate crime.
32-year-old Harlem resident Marc Carson and his companion were just blocks from the famous St…

NYC Subways to Get More Touchscreen Travel Kiosks

NYC Subways to Get More Touchscreen Travel Kiosks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a continued effort to improve public transportation through technology, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced plans to roll out at least 77 new On the Go! touchscreen travel kiosks …

World Trade Center Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later

World Trade Center Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later

James Hardy/PhotoAlto Agency RF Collections/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which was overshadowed eight years later by the 9/11 attacks.Six people died and about 1,000 were injured a…

Meat Cleaver Attack on New York Street Halted by Firefighters

Meat Cleaver Attack on New York Street Halted by Firefighters

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A New York woman is in critical but stable condition Monday after she was rescued by firefighters who saw her being attacked with a meat cleaver. The woman was attacked by her husband about 10:20 a.m. Sunday in the Chinatown secti…

New York Police Set Up Team to Track Stolen iPhones, iPads

New York Police Set Up Team to Track Stolen iPhones, iPads

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Apple has become one of the most popular gadget brands in the world — not only in sales, but in theft. With iPhones, iPads and iPods stolen so often, New York City police have teamed up with Apple Inc. to combat the…

‘Blue Fairy’ Arrested in New York Drug Bust

‘Blue Fairy’ Arrested in New York Drug Bust

YouTube(NEW YORK) — A 22-year-old woman who dressed like a fairy-winged Tinkerbell for an online rap video about prescription drug abuse was peddling more than pixie dust, according to New York City police.Sharissa Turk was one of 32 people arrested t…

New York City Airports to Resume Flights

New York City Airports to Resume Flights

Medioimages/Photodisc(NEW YORK) — John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports are expected to resume passenger flights on Saturday morning after cancelling flights on Friday due to blizzard conditions.Newark Liberty International Airport in N…

Nannycam Puts New York City Nanny in Jail

Nannycam Puts New York City Nanny in Jail

Kevin Horan/Stone(NEW YORK) — A nanny is sitting in a New York City jail cell after a hidden camera recorded her slapping the face of a 5-month-old baby girl.Mamura Nasirova, 52, was caught striking the tot as she sat in her baby seat, according to co…

Sarai Sierra: Body of Missing American Mom Reportedly Found in Turkey

Sarai Sierra: Body of Missing American Mom Reportedly Found in Turkey

Courtesy Sarai Sierra’s family(NEW YORK) — The body of an American woman who went missing while on a solo trip to Turkey has been found in Istanbul, and nine people have been held for questioning, according to local media. Sarai Sierra, 33, was last h…

NJ Pilot ‘Had Faith’ She, Passenger Would Survive NY River Crash

NJ Pilot ‘Had Faith’ She, Passenger Would Survive NY River Crash

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Even as the plane she was piloting plummeted toward the frigid waters of New York’s Hudson River, Denise De Priester Kok remained calm, cool and collected.“I had faith in my skills,” Kok told ABC News.  “I h…

‘Miracle on the Hudson’: Co-Pilot Sees Wreckage Four Years Later

‘Miracle on the Hudson’: Co-Pilot Sees Wreckage Four Years Later

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Four years ago on Tuesday, US Airways Flight 1549 had to make an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River after the plane hit a flock of Canadian Geese and lost engine power.In what’s been deemed the “…

Commuter Ferry Hard Docking in NYC Leaves Dozens Injured

Commuter Ferry Hard Docking in NYC Leaves Dozens Injured

ABC News(NEW YORK) — At least 55 people were injured — two critically — when a commuter ferry had a hard docking pulling into a New York City pier Wednesday morning.The Seastreak ferry had 326 passengers and five crew members on board when it pulled…

Teenager Killed After Reported Fight Over His Jacket

Teenager Killed After Reported Fight Over His Jacket

16-year-old Raphael Ward was killed Jan. 4, 2012, in New York, according to police. (Facebook/BloccBoy Tokyo)(NEW YORK) — A New York City teenager is dead after he reportedly refused to give up his Polo Ralph Lauren jacket to another young man. Friend…

Transgender Teacher Sues Catholic School over Firing

Transgender Teacher Sues Catholic School over Firing

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A transgender teacher is suing the New York City Catholic school where he worked for more than 30 years, claiming he was wrongfully terminated for growing out his hair, painting his fingernails and being “worse than gay.”…

NYC Couple Arrested for Explosives; Woman Gives Birth in Custody

NYC Couple Arrested for Explosives; Woman Gives Birth in Custody

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A man and his girlfriend, who gave birth under arrest, are facing weapons charges after police say they found a powerful substance used to make bombs and an arsenal of weapons in their New York City apartment.Morgan Gliedman, 27, …

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