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    Ghislaine Maxwell has been transferred from a county jail in New Hampshire to a New York City jail to await her first court appearance on child sex trafficking charges. The 58-year-old was arrested on Thursday at a home she recently purchased in rural New Hampshire.  She is now in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. She is accused of procuring young girls for Jeffrey Epstein, the late pedophile financier, and also with having sex with them herself.  Ghislaine Maxwell has...
    Breaking News — New York, Jul 5 . .- New York City will enter phase three of economic reopening tomorrow, Monday, which will open its doors to massage, manicure and tattoo parlors, but restaurants will not be able to receive customers. inside as planned. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the city is continuing its reopening plans by releasing new data on the coronavirus that shows a drop in all indicators, after a rise in new cases last Friday. Of...
    Breaking News — U.S. The New York Times Did Floyd Protests Lead to a Virus Surge? Here’s What We Know NEW YORK – For more than two months, authorities had been urging New Yorkers to stay indoors and keep their distance from others. But after the police killed George Floyd in Minneapolis, tens of thousands of New Yorkers poured into the streets, day and night, to protest police brutality and racism. Epidemiologists braced for a surge of new coronavirus...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A combination of two popular programs, Open Streets and Open Restaurants, moves into high gear in New York City heading into the holiday weekend.The city announced the specific locations across all five boroughs for expanded outdoor dining in an effort to help the struggling restaurant industry.Several restaurants along Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx already have extensive outdoor seating set up in the street.Now the plan is to close down the entire...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A combination of two popular programs, Open Streets and Open Restaurants, moves into high gear in New York City heading into the holiday weekend.The city announced the specific locations across all five boroughs for expanded outdoor dining in an effort to help the struggling restaurant industry.Several restaurants along Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx already have extensive outdoor seating set up in the street.Now the plan is to close down the entire...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City is planning to open 15 pools across the boroughs by August.Mayor Bill de Blasio says 3 pools will open on July 24. Another 12 will open on August 1.The budget allocates for $5.3 million to hire 716 positions; $3.6 million for pool staff; $1.7 million for staff for pools and sprinklers and water fountains.Pools will open in the following neighborhoods:July 24-Bronx: Mullaly-Manhattan: Wagner-Queens: LibertyAugust 1-Bronx: Crotona, Haffen-Brooklyn: Sunset, Betsy Head, K-Poo-Manhattan: Hamilton...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Despite improving coronavirus data in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that indoor dining would not resume Monday as scheduled when the city enters Phase 3 of reopening.The decision was not unexpected, as both the mayor and Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke of the possible pause earlier this week.Indoors is the problem, de Blasio said.Instead, the mayor said the city would double down on outdoor dining for restaurants, 6,600 of which have already...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City beaches are officially open for swimming, while a decision on when restaurants will reopen for indoor dining is expected to be made Wednesday.Lifeguards are returning to duty on city beaches.Also for the first time this summer, federal beaches including Jacob Riis Park in Far Rockaway will have lifeguards on duty and are open for swimming.But while the beaches are open, the inside of restaurants may not be for the foreseeable future.Governor Andrew...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City is planning to open 15 pools across the boroughs by Aug. 1.The news came as details about Mayor Bill de Blasios budget were released on Tuesday.The budget allocates for $5.3 million to hire 716 positions; $3.6 million for pool staff; $1.7 million for staff for pools and sprinklers and water fountains.Pools will open in the following neighborhoods:-Bronx: Crotona, Mullaly, Haffen-Brooklyn: Sunset, Betsy Head, K-Poo-Manhattan: Hamilton Fish, Jackie Robinson, Wagner, Marcus Garvey-Queens: Astoria,...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City is hosting a star-studded virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 Tuesday amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza say the graduation will bring the entire city together in celebration of the accomplishments and bright future of the students.It will feature student spotlights, musical performances, and special guest speakers -- including award-winning artist and former New York City Public School student and teacher Lin-Manuel Miranda....
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The New York City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a budget that would cut $1 billion from the NYPD.Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to discuss the sources of what he called savings for the nations largest police department, saying at a news briefing that the cuts are still being negotiated with the City Council.Sources tell Eyewitness News the cuts could include shifting school safety agents from police to the education department and no...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The New York City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a budget that would cut $1 billion from the NYPD.Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to discuss the sources of what he called savings for the nations largest police department, saying at a news briefing that the cuts are still being negotiated with the City Council.Sources tell Eyewitness News the cuts could include shifting school safety agents from police to the education department and no...
    More than 110 people have been shot over the course of nine days in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D) New York City. 1010WINS reports that the victims were wounded or killed in 83 different shootings that occurred “over a nine-day period ending Saturday.” The NYPD noted that the violence brings NYC to 503 shootings for the year, with 605 shooting victims. On June 28, 2020, Breitbart News reported that NYC witnessed 11 shooting victims in under 12 hours. The shootings...
    NY Gov Andrew Cuomo blasted the scourge of dangerous, illegal fireworks in NYC ahead of the July 4 weekend. The governor addressed the ongoing issue during his press briefing on Monday, saying at night it sounds like the wild west in the five boroughs.  More to follow... For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. The Sun is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see...
    NEW YORK -- An elaborate scheme involving the Apple Pay app is impacting bodegas across New York City.The United Bodegas of America released surveillance video of the scam artists in action.Its believed they first upload stolen credit cards into their cell phones.When the criminals flash their Apple Pay, its not approved.However, they then enter the card number manually that allows the transaction to go through.One bodega owner says he was ripped off of more than $1,600.----------* More New York City...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- As New York City adjusts to the Phase Two reopening, restaurants are struggling to find more wiggle room for outdoor dining.The city is looking to expand space for restaurants to accommodate outdoor dining seating with the Open Restaurants program, a citywide multi-phase program to expand outdoor seating options for food establishments to promote open space, enhance social distancing and help them rebound in these difficult economic times.Some 6,000 restaurants have signed up to be a...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City public school students wrapped a bizarre academic year Friday, after the final four months of education were completely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined students, staff, and families at various events to celebrate the last day of school, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Bronx, where he thanked staff and distributed meals at the Truman Campus Meal Hub.He capped it off by participating in a noon drive-thru graduation ceremony...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio detailed Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase 3, which is on track to start Monday, July 6.Phase 3 includes the start of indoor dining at 50% capacity for restaurants, with tables at least 6 feet apart.EMBED More News Videos NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Jonnel Doris details Phase 3 reopening plans for the citys businesses. Employees will be expected to wear masks at all times, and customers will...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase 3, which is on track to start Monday, July 6.Phase 3 includes the start of indoor dining at 50% capacity for restaurants, with tables at least 6 feet apart.Still to come: details on things like what indoor dining will actually look like.EMBED More News Videos Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase 3, which is on track to start Monday, July 6.Phase 3 includes the start of indoor dining at 50% capacity for restaurants, with tables at least 6 feet apart.Still to come: details on things like what indoor dining will actually look like.EMBED More News Videos Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase 3, which is on track to start Monday, July 6.Phase 3 includes the start of indoor dining at 50% capacity for restaurants, with tables at least 6 feet apart.Still to come: details on things like what indoor dining will actually look like.Employees will be expected to wear masks at all times, and customers will have to wear them until theyre...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will detail Friday how New York City businesses will enter Phase 3, which is on track to start Monday, July 6.Phase 3 includes the start of indoor dining at 50% capacity for restaurants, with tables at least 6 feet apart.Still to come: details on things like what indoor dining will actually look like.Employees will be expected to wear masks at all times, and customers will have to wear them until theyre...
    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- A special virtual ceremony was held for an impressive graduation class at a high school in Washington Heights on Thursday.Yadelis Avila envisioned herself graduating high school in her cap and gown, clutching flowers in one arm and her mom and little sister in the other.Its how most high school seniors see themselves when they graduate.What I envisioned was that me and my friends would be together, my family as well. And I envisioned my teacher...
    NEW YORK CITY -- Bill Ritter headed to the barbershop for the first time in months on Monday to get a haircut.Bill headed to Jancy Barbershop in the Bronx, where owner Jancy Pichardo has been a barber for over 25 years.Like thousands of barbershops in our area, it has been closed due to the pandemic. The shop opened its doors on Monday, June 22 and Bill was first in the chair!The experience was live-streamed on all ABC7NY platforms as a...
    NEW YORK CITY -- Bill Ritter headed to the barbershop for the first time in months on Monday to get a haircut.Bill headed to Jancy Barbershop in the Bronx, where owner Jancy Pichardo has been a barber for over 25 years.Like thousands of barbershops in our area, it has been closed due to the pandemic. The shop opened its doors on Monday, June 22 and Bill was first in the chair!The experience was live-streamed on all ABC7NY platforms as a...