Candace McCowan, Eyewitness News

Candace McCowan

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New York, NY, United States

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NYC begins administering COVID vaccinations to kids as young as 6 months old

Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Health Commissioner will be on hand at the Times Square COVID vaccination site Wednesday. → Read More

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for preschoolers, infants; CDC review is next

The FDA has authorized the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as six months, finding them both safe and effective. → Read More

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for preschoolers, infants; CDC review is next

That means U.S. kids under 5 -- roughly 18 million youngsters -- are eligible for the shots. → Read More

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for preschoolers, infants; CDC review is next

That means U.S. kids under 5 -- roughly 18 million youngsters -- are eligible for the shots. → Read More

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for kids, babies as young as 6 months old; CDC review is next

The FDA has authorized the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as six months, finding them both safe and effective. → Read More

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for preschoolers, infants; CDC review is next

That means U.S. kids under 5 -- roughly 18 million youngsters -- are eligible for the shots. → Read More

FDA could authorize COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

The FDA committee will meet again Wednesday morning. If approved, the White House coronavirus coordinator said this would mean nearly every American would be eligible for vaccine protection. → Read More

FDA could authorize COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

The FDA committee will meet again Wednesday morning. If approved, the White House coronavirus coordinator said this would mean nearly every American would be eligible for vaccine protection. → Read More

FDA could authorize COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

The FDA committee will meet again Wednesday morning. If approved, the White House coronavirus coordinator said this would mean nearly every American would be eligible for vaccine protection. → Read More

FDA could authorize COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

The FDA committee will meet again Wednesday morning. If approved, the White House coronavirus coordinator said this would mean nearly every American would be eligible for vaccine protection. → Read More

Off-duty NYPD officer murdered in Bronx, estranged husband due in court for arraignment

Police say 31-year-old Officer Arianna Reyes-Gomez, who worked as an NYPD officer assigned to Transit in Brooklyn, was discovered dead with multiple stab wounds around 2:50 a.m. Monday. → Read More

Governor Kathy Hochul to sign New York gun reform bills into law

Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul says she will sign gun reform bills passed by Democratic lawmakers last week banning anyone under age 21 from buying or possessing a semi-automatic rifle, along with a series of other changes. → Read More

Gov. Hochul to make announcement on LIRR's East Side Access to Grand Central Terminal

The long-anticipated and long-delayed rail route from Long Island to Grand Central Terminal could be nearing use by commuters. → Read More

NYC officials, businesses hoping for post-COVID pandemic summer of tourism

With the unofficial start to summer at hand, officials and business owners across New York City are hoping for a post-pandemic revival that could kick off this Memorial Day holiday weekend. → Read More

NYC beaches officially open to swimmers this Memorial Day weekend on Saturday

New York City's beaches will open officially on Saturday with lifeguards on duty. → Read More

Mayor Adams to meet with NYC business leaders in wake of subway shooting

Thursday, Mayor Adams is meeting with the Partnership for New York City, a group of business leaders, as he works to encourage them to bring their workers back into the office. → Read More

Fleet Week New York returns to the Big Apple

Multiple ships and more than 3,000 sailors will visit the five boroughs between May 25 and May 31. → Read More

Police continue search for suspect in Q train fatal shooting in Chinatown

The person police want to talk to is a 25-year-old Brooklyn resident with about 20 prior arrests, including an outstanding gun charge from last year. He also has prior arrests for assault, robbery, menacing and grand larceny. → Read More

Possible monkeypox case linked to patient at New York City hospital

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is investigating a possible monkeypox case. → Read More

No changes to NYC mandates; several NYC judges COVID positive, report says

COVID isn't over. One example is the fact that some 20 New York City judges are now COVID positive after they attended a retreat in Montauk last weekend, according to published reports. → Read More