(NEW YORK) -- The leader of a drug delivery service who was convicted earlier this year of distributing the fentanyl-laced cocaine that killed three young New York City professionals on the same day was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison.Billy Ortega, 37,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For those who need to commute when air quality is poor, a new technology will make it possible to use the safest route possible for their health.Airways, a new map--based app launched on Monday at the start of Climate Week NYC,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As former President Donald Trump headed north to New York on Monday in his custom Boeing 757 to attend his Tuesday arraignment, Karl Diener was making his way towards the same New York City courthouses for an entirely different reason.Hundreds of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amanda Scher, Ross Mtangi and Julia Ghahramani were three working professionals in New York City who did not know each other but shared a deadly commonality: on the same day in March 2021, they each ordered cocaine from Billy Ortega that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Black New Yorkers were hit disproportionately hard during the omicron wave compared to white New Yorkers, according to a new analysis from the city's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene published Wednesday.Black New York City residents were hospitalized for COVID-19 at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Kathy Hochul assumes office and becomes New York's first female governor, she will have several ongoing challenges facing the state.The still pressing COVID-19 pandemic, the state's economic recovery, gun violence in New York City and the rollout of the newly... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will make history as New York's first female governor, laid out her vision for the Empire State in her first address to the public since Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation.Hochul told reporters Wednesday she will... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New Yorkers are gearing up to make a choice in the mayoral primary -- the first step in determining who will lead the nation's largest city at a critical juncture -- amid rising crime rates, an ongoing pandemic and economic recovery.Several... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- About 1 in 4 New Yorkers has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to state data.Nearly 7.5 million total doses, including more than 1 million over the past... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In New York City, which was the U.S. epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, the mayor is asking residents to wear two masks until at least June."Through... Read More.