You can find Richard Giacovas most nights on "The 10 O’Clock News" on FOX 5, where he’s been a reporter since May of 2019.
During his time at FOX 5, Richard has reported on everything from presidential visits to the annual 9/11Tribute in Light at Ground Zero. He also covers the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting ceremony and has led FOX 5’s New Year’s Eve coverage for two consecutive years. Most recently, Richard was on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting on the streets of New Rochelle when the first community-spread case of coronavirus was detected in the city.
Richard loves telling local, human interest stories in Westchester County to the FOX 5 audience. Prior to FOX 5, he covered the streets of the Hudson Valley as a reporter for News 12 networks.
Richard is the recipient of two awards in his career, so far, including Westchester’s "40 Under 40 Rising Star Award" and 914 Inc.’s "Westchester Wunderkinds Award."
When he’s not on TV, you can find Richard at the gym or at the beach. He loves trips, especially ones to Disney World. Richard calls Rye home and loves spending time with his girlfriend, Jenna.
There are a lot of changing parts at the MTA this week, so with Chairman Pat Foye putting in his last day and interim NYC Transit President Sarah Feinberg saying she is stepping down, just who is in charge?
Wildfires are scorching parts of the west and thousands of miles closer to home, much of the northeast is feeling the effects.
The city's Mayor and Comptroller are blaming each other for the thousands of dollars in unpaid bills that have left many of the city's public work vehicles out of service.
The County announced that it is booking free back-to-school vaccine clinics for students in Yonkers and in White Plains.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is pressuring the MTA to implement congestion pricing already. But the MTA said it has to follow a detailed process.
The head of Tuckahoe schools says it should be up to parents whether their children need to wear a mask when they return to school in the fall, regardless of vaccination status.
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh announced criminal charges against six people in connection with a fatal fire at an assisted living facility.
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets may have to watch out, as the Harlem Globetrotters are pushing to become New York City's third NBA team.
Events are being held around the region to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
After 15 months of darkness, Tarrytown Music Hall, a not-for-profit theater, is raising the curtain. It will feature several performances for vaccinated patrons only.