A look back at WABC radio’s incredible moments as it turns 100

A look back at WABC radio’s incredible moments as it turns 100

In 1964, a crazed young Beatles fan ripped a very precious medallion off the neck of drummer Ringo Starr during the band’s first trip to New York City. “When The Beatles came to [their] hotel, the crowds broke through the police lines… it looked like a tsunami, like the tide broke. I saw policemen on … Read more

New law requires New York museums to label Nazi-looted works

New law requires New York museums to label Nazi-looted works

A new New York state law that requires museums to identify works of art looted during the Nazi period may affect hundreds of paintings and sculptures in famed Manhattan institutions — including MoMA and the Met. The law, which passed last week, is part of a legislative package that seeks to combat anti-Semitism and is also … Read more

Electronic duo Autechre says it almost gets to do the soundtrack to Metroid Prime

Electronic duo Autechre says it almost gets to do the soundtrack to Metroid Prime

Image: Nintendo / via Metroid Wiki The influential electronic duo Autechre, hailing from Manchester, have stated that they have been asked to compose the music for the hugely popular GameCube game Metroid Prime. Revealed in a Twitch AMA and shared on Twitter by @GoodWillsmithSean Booth – a member of the duo – responded to a … Read more

Supermarkets profiting from inflation, investigation suggests

Supermarkets profiting from inflation, investigation suggests

For retired child-care worker Kim Agnew, inflation means putting TV dinners in her cart instead of meat. “It’s terrible. It was $13.50 for a pack of chicken thighs, but the frozen dinners were only five bucks. So I had to do what I had to do,” said the 67-year-old after her regular shop at the … Read more

Tour bus driver slashed, stabbed by razor-wielding panhandler in NYC

Tour bus driver slashed, stabbed by razor-wielding panhandler in NYC

A tour bus driver was slashed and stabbed by a razor-wielding panhandler who was hassling his passengers for money late Tuesday in Midtown, cops said. The 53-year-old driver parked the double-decker bus on Eighth Avenue near West 42nd Street around 11:40 p.m. when 40-year-old Hector Cruz approached passengers and begged for money, according to police. … Read more

How Lee Zeldin could win against Kathy Hochul in November

How Lee Zeldin could win against Kathy Hochul in November

Republican gubernatorial nominee Rep. Lee Zeldin faces an uphill battle in his “long shot” bid for New York’s top job — but political experts say he has a chance if he is laser-focused on specific areas and hot-button issues such as crime and inflation. “Congressman Zeldin and Governor Hochul are now in a narrative war, … Read more

Gun group sues NYC, Dermot Shea to loosen permit rules after SCOTUS ruling

Gun group sues NYC, Dermot Shea to loosen permit rules after SCOTUS ruling

A pro-gun group asked a federal judge Wednesday to order the NYPD to loosen rules on concealed firearms after last week’s Supreme Court decision striking down a state law that required citizens to demonstrate “proper cause” for carrying weapons. The Firearms Policy Coalition, which filed a motion on behalf of two men denied permit renewals, … Read more

Mother walking with baby stroller fatally shot in NYC

Mother walking with baby stroller fatally shot in NYC

A young mother pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller was fatally shot Wednesday night on an Upper East Side street, law enforcement sources said. The 20-year-old woman was shot in the head by a suspect who approached her from behind at Lexington Avenue and East 95th Street around 8:20 p.m., according to sources. The … Read more