Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa trade attacks in final New York City mayoral debate

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — With one week to go before Election Day, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa met in their final New York City mayoral debate on Tuesday night at WABC-TV studios. The debate opened with a question about stop-and-frisk policing but the candidates went a different direction as Sliwa slammed Adams for having …

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Teen Luchiano Lewis gets 9 years to life in murder of Barnard student Tessa Majors

NEW YORK (WABC) — The 16-year-old convicted in the stabbing death of college student Tessa Majors was sentenced Thursday to the maximum nine years to life in prison. Luchiano Lewis, one of three teens charged in the 2019 murder of the Barnard freshman in Morningside Park, pleaded guilty last month to robbery and murder. “The …

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Vans being used as illegal AirBnBs found on NYC streets, vehicles impounded

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) — Vans being used as illegal AirBnBs were impounded off of the streets of New York City. The New York City Sheriff’s Office working with the NYPD Document Fraud Unit discovered several “alleged fraudulent and illegally registered vans.” Sheriff’s Road Patrol Deputies were busy this week impounding seven alleged fraudulent and …

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Broadway’s back: ‘Hamilton,’ ‘Lion King’ among blockbuster musicals reopening today

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — The highest grossing Broadway musical of all time returns to the stage tonight, along with other blockbuster hits as well. Broadway is back! The Lion King, Hamilton, Wicked and Chicago will once again raise the curtain, this time for crowds that are fully vaccinated and wearing masks. Previews will also begin …

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Teen takes New York Fashion Week by storm, combines creativity with activism to stop Asian hate

LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — She is just 13 years old, and like most kids her age, Ashlyn So loves fashion. In fact, she is a designer and is taking New York Fashion Week by storm. What makes her stand out is that she combines her creativity with activism to stop Asian hate. So …

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Garage collapse sends car toppling into neighboring apartments in Inwood

INWOOD, Manhattan (WABC) — A garage in Manhattan came crashing down in the height of the storm on Wednesday night. The next morning, the damage was incredible. The damage even prompted Governor Kathy Hochul to visit the site to look at the damage on Saturday. It has been a tough two weeks for Tracey Lee. …

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Gov. Kathy Hochul on ‘unprecedented’ subway outage: ‘The system failed you’

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) — New York Governor Kathy Hochul said Monday an “unprecedented system breakdown” led to half of the nation’s largest subway system losing power Sunday night, stranding hundreds of riders and crippling service for hours. Governor Hochul called the outage “unacceptable” and told the riders who found themselves stranded, “the system …

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