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The school’s principal, Jennifer Schmidt, told the Riverfront Times that there was “nothing racial” about the incident. After seeing the twelve Sullivan High School girls enter the stadium wearing blackface, Schmidt said her first thought was, “Oh my gosh.” And then I thought, ‘...
A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed...
STATEN ISLAND (WABC) -- Drivers who use the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to commute between Brooklyn and Staten Island could soon be facing a painful cash toll that would make it one of the highest in the country. Right as the span is set to celebrate its 50th birthday, the MTA is...
NEW YORK -- Activists from across the country are gearing up for the highly anticipated announcement of a grand jury's decision over whether a white police officer should face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, the Rev. Al...
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The chief of staff to New York City's first lady announced Monday that she is taking a leave of absence following the arrest of her son. Rachel Noerdlinger, the aide to Chirlane McCray, said she wants to spend more time with her son, 17 year old Khari...
In August she became the first girl to ever pitch a shutout in the Little League World Series. The 13-year-old pitcher from Philadelphia graced the cover of Sports Illustrated earlier this year and donated her jersey to the Baseball Hall of Fame to commemorate the historic...
HIGH BRIDGE, N.Y. (WABC) -- Authorities have identified a person of interest in the death of a man who was pushed in front of an oncoming subway train in the Bronx Sunday. The name of the person of interest has not yet been released by police. Police have been taking to the...
A letter sent from the FBI to Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King , Jr. has recently been uncovered by a Yale historian. The letter, believed to be anonymously sent by former assistant director of the FBI William Sullivan, was believed to only exist in censored,...
A British woman has received brain surgery in an attempt to stop seizures triggered by the sound of Ne-Yo’s music. When 26-year-old Zoe Fennessy hears some of the artist’s most popular tracks, a condition known as musicogenic epilepsy is triggered, freezing her and causing her...