Mayor Adams, Governor Hochul, NYPD officials expected to reveal data showing lower subway crime in push for increased ridership

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — NY Govt. Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Eric Adams and police officials are joining MTA leadership at a Lower Manhattan subway station to announce recent crime statistics show the subway system is getting even safer, and riders are more comfortable using the system as they return to work. They are releasing … Read more

Attempted abduction of 9-year-old boy from Brooklyn synagogue, man in custody

GRAVESEND, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man wearing traditional Jewish clothing allegedly tried to abduct a boy from a synagogue in Brooklyn. It happened on East 7th Street in the Gravesend section at 9:38 am on Wednesday. The 9-year-old boy was attending a service at the synagogue where the 42-year-old suspect was praying. The man apparently … Read more

NYC Crime: Fox News meteorologist Adam Klotz badly beaten on Manhattan subway; 3 teens arrested

CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) — A Fox News meteorologist was badly beaten on a subway train in Manhattan. Adam Klotz says he was repeatedly punched in the face by a group of teenagers around 1 am while coming home from a bar on a 1 train in Chelsea. Police say he asked the teens to stop … Read more

NYC crime: 17-year-old boy stabbed after being chased down, attacked by group of kids in Coney Island, Brooklyn

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) — A teenager was stabbed after being chased and attacked by a group of kids in Brooklyn Friday. The incident happened around 3 pm at 2819 Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island. Police say a 17-year-old boy was chased by a group of kids who eventually caught up with the victim and … Read more

NYC crime: 1 teen shot in head, another in leg outside rec center in Longwood, Bronx

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — Two teens were shot near the Police Athletic League’s South Bronx Center on Thursday, leaving one fighting for his life. They were leaving a sporting event, either a boxing match or a basketball game, on Longwood Avenue just before 9 pm when the incident happened. Police say a young man, wearing … Read more

NYC crime: 21-year-old man found shot, killed in the backyard of Bronx home

BRONX, New York (WABC) — A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the backyard of a home in the Bronx Wednesday night. The incident happened just before 9 pm on Pratt Avenue. Police said the victim, identified as Nicholas Lewis, was shot once in the chest. RELATED: Eyewitness News is tracking crime and safety … Read more

NYC Crime: 3 women shot while attending outdoor gathering in Queens

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) — Three women were shot while attending an outdoor gathering in Queens, police say. It happened on 14-25 Central Avenue in Far Rockaway just before 9 pm Tuesday, according to police. One woman was shot in the leg, while two other victims were shot in the foot. All three victims were … Read more

NYC crime: Man slashed in the face on 12th floor of apartment building in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man was slashed in the face inside an apartment building in Brooklyn during a dispute Tuesday night. A luxury apartment building at 123 Linden Boulevard became a gory crime scene. “I see one of our lounge chairs drenched in blood,” one resident said. “There’s cops all over the … Read more

NYC Crime: Man stabbed inside Brooklyn deli

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man was stabbed inside a deli in Brooklyn. It happened just after 6 pm Monday at the Bedford Deli on Bedford Ave in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. The victim was taken to the hospital where he is expected to survive. No arrests have been made and the investigation is … Read more

NYC Crime: Man shot in chest in Brooklyn basement

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police are investigating the shooting of a 71-year-old man in Brooklyn. The victim was shot in his chest in the basement of a home on East 48th Street in East Flatbush on Sunday just before 5:30 pm Two men fled the scene in a black sedan. The victim was taken … Read more