Crystal Cranmore, Eyewitness News

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New York, NY, United States

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Celebrating Juneteenth through food, drink, and tradition

Juneteenth foods celebrate freedom and tradition, but the color of the dishes also has a special meaning. → Read More

Extra Meaningful: Juneteenth and Father's Day fall on same day

This year, Father's Day falls on Juneteenth. It commemorates when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally learned they were free. → Read More

Paterson man honored with keys to the city after rescuing neighbors from their burning home

A man received the keys to the city of Paterson for his heroic actions that saved his neighbors. → Read More

Asian American teen from Queens is inspiring women to fall in love with rugby

In honor of 50 years of Title IX and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Eyewitness News is shedding light on a young woman from Queens who is trying to level the playing field for the sport of rugby. → Read More

Mayor Adams' deal with Albany would keep speed cameras operating 24/7 in New York City

Mayor Eric Adams has said it makes no sense for the cameras to have limited hours when a majority of crashes happen late at night and early in the morning. → Read More

African Americans experiencing trauma after Buffalo shooting, experts say

The fear and panic that spread throughout the Tops Grocery Store as Peyton Gendron allegedly gunned down 10 Black people might have been 300 miles away from New York City, but the effects of that day are widespread. → Read More

Jugo CEO hopes her story will lead to more women of Asian descent in tech field

Amy Kim, who was born in South Korea and has been in the tech industry for 25 years, is the CEO of Jugo, a new virtual reality events company. → Read More

New initiatives announced to help stop New Jersey car thefts

The governor is now committing $10 million to suburban police departments to help stop car thieves in their tracks. → Read More

Montclair to vote on a bill allowing only native vegetation to be planted on town property

The new native plants' bill is named after the founder of NEEC, Jose German Gomez. The goal is to increase native pollinator populations like bees and butterflies. → Read More

New Yorkers proceeding with caution as COVID cases increase in Manhattan

For some, the numbers do not change much - but New Yorkers are proceeding with caution. → Read More

NYC commission votes to move Thomas Jefferson statue to New-York Historical Society

A commission voted unanimously to approve the long term loan of the Thomas Jefferson statue at City Hall to the New-York Historical Society. → Read More

People of Color have difficulty finding bone marrow match due to limited donor pool

The odds of finding a bone marrow match for recipients in need can be tricky, however the search is even more difficult for recipients of color. → Read More

Dia de los Muertos art on display in Rockefeller Center

A colorful celebration of Mexican culture is now on display at Rockefeller Center for Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. → Read More

LGBT crusaders reflect on pivotal moments before NYC's Stonewall Riots

Activist Randy Wicker is reflecting on how far the LGBT movement has come since before the Stonewall Riots and the work that is left to be done. → Read More

NYC teachers back in court to battle vaccine mandate with religious exemption

The three-judge federal appeals court granted a hearing for Tuesday where the 10 teachers will ask for a preliminary injunction, alleging hostility toward religious beliefs. → Read More

Family says daughter's 2nd grade teacher ripped hijab off her head in NJ school

A family in Maplewood, New Jersey, says that their young daughter's teacher ripped her hijab off of her head, traumatizing the child. → Read More

Push to reform NYC school suspensions over racial disparities

The practice of suspending students, sometimes up to six months, is facing new scrutiny after data shows racial disparity in how kids are impacted. → Read More

NYC schools unveil groundbreaking Black studies program for students in grades K-12

The nation's largest school district unveiled a groundbreaking curriculum change to teach children about the history and contributions of Black Americans. → Read More

Haitian migrant describes perilous journey to US, Mexico border

Through the eyes of a 27-year-old man from Haiti, too afraid to share his identity, he says he lived in a town called Tapachula, Mexico before continuing the trek to Ciudad Acuna. → Read More

Protest planned ahead of New York City Council hearing on Rikers Island conditions

The Correction Department commissioner, the Bronx district attorney, and other city officials will testify about the conditions inside Rikers during a virtual hearing. → Read More