NYC outlaws height, weight discrimination

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed legislation that will ban discrimination based on body size by adding weight and height to the list of protected categories such as race, sex and religion.

Beach businesses ready for Memorial Day Weekend

Businesses by the water all across the region are hoping it'll be a booming summer season this year. FOX 5 New York's Sharon Crowley visits Long Beach to see how business owners there are getting ready.

NJ sculptor creating national WWI memorial

New Jersey-based sculptor Sabin Howard is the artist that has been commissioned to create the World War I memorial set to be installed in Washington, D.C. next year. FOX 5 New York's Antwan Lewis spoke with the artist for an update on his work.

Debt ceiling deadline extended

Negotiations over the debt ceiling are ongoing as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced that the deadline for defaulting on the nation's debts is now June 5.

Memorial Day Weekend travel concerns

With a Taylor Swift concert, a Yankees game and a long holiday weekend ahead, expect a LOT of travelers, both on the roads and on the trains. FOX 5 NY's Stephanie Bertini takes a look at the travel situation is on Friday.

Arrest in deadly stabbing on Long Island

A Long Island man is under arrest and accused of fatally stabbing a man he says was trying to steal the wheels and tires off his car. FOX 5 NY's Ashlie Rodriguez has the story.

Bethpage Air Show preview

The Bethpage Air Show returns with its iconic performances to honor the military at Jones Beach. FOX 5 NY's Jessica Formoso has the details.

Crime in the City full episode: May 26, 2023

A look at some of the more notable crimes across the New York City area this week, including a deadly Washington Heights drive-by shooting, a machete attack in Paterson, and an arrest in the case of a woman shoved head-first into a subway train, leaving her paralyzed.

Man arrested for fatally stabbing a tire thief

A Long Island man was arrested Thursday for fatally stabbing another man that was allegedly attempting to steal the tires from his parked car. Mejia reportedly walked outside with a large kitchen knife and confronted the thieves, stabbing one of them to death.

Video shows NYPD vehicle nearly hit moped

Scary moments played out on the Van Wyck Expressway after an NYPD SUV was seen getting extremely close to a moped, as it appeared to force the scooter off the highway. FOX 5 NY's Lissette Nuñez has the story.

Memorial Day weekend travel

AAA says 42.3 million people are expected to travel over the Memorial Day weekend. FOX 5 NY's Briella Tomassetti has the story.

NYC traffic agents push for body cams

A dire appeal from Traffic Agents in New York City, who say they're put in danger for just doing their jobs. Now, they say they want body cams, so everyone can see the abuse they must endure.