Derick Waller, Eyewitness News

Derick Waller

Eyewitness News

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Derick:

Pedestrian, cyclist deaths down in NYC, NYPD data shows, but it may not last

New NYPD data shows bike and pedestrian deaths are down, but that may not be the case for long with a spike of cyclist fatalities in the first half of September. → Read More

1 dead, 1st responders hurt after ambulance collides with fire truck in Brooklyn

An ambulance racing a heart attack patient to the hospital collided with a fire truck en route to a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, leaving the patient dead and a family member seriously injured. → Read More

Patient dies in crash between ambulance and fire truck in Brooklyn

An ambulance racing a heart attack patient to the hospital collided with a fire truck en route to a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, leaving the patient dead and a family member seriously injured. → Read More

Reopening New Jersey: Some school districts welcome students back with hybrid model

George Washington Elementary School is welcoming back students Tuesday morning with a hybrid model. They will have in-person instruction for part of the day, and remote learning for the second half. → Read More

Reopening New Jersey - Just do it: Gyms and fitness centers reopen

Gyms across New Jersey are allowed to reopen with restrictions. Eyewitness News was at Crunch Fitness on Kennedy Boulevard in North Bergen as dozens of people moved in to start their workouts around 6 a.m. → Read More

Postal Service will suspend cost-cutting changes until after election, Postmaster DeJoy says

Under fire from Congressional Democrats, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced today he will suspend several cost-cutting initiatives in an effort "to avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail... until after the election is concluded." → Read More

NJ expected to announce mail-in voting for November's Presidential election

All 6.2 million registered New Jersey voters will receive a ballot in the mail and there will be limited in-person polling locations for people who need extra assistance, or people who simply prefer to vote in person. → Read More

Reopening New Jersey: Paterson schools reverse hybrid learning plan, will start remotely

Paterson schools approved a plan Wednesday night to revise the district's restart plan from a hybrid model to a solely virtual model until November 1, at which point officials will assess whether a hybrid model can be implemented based on local conditions at the time. → Read More

Reopening New Jersey: Teacher shortage forcing 3 NJ districts into all remote learning

Schools in Jersey City, Bayonne, and now Elizabeth are among the districts bowing to pressure from teachers unions, announcing they'll start the school year virtually. → Read More

2020 Vote: Connecticut votes in primary as Isaias power outages continue

Today's primary won't have a lot of impact as the only race on the ballot is for president. However, this is supposed to be a dry run for November, all while dealing with storm cleanup. → Read More

Reopen News: New York City to give update on schools reopening plan for fall

The plan calls for a mix of in-person and remote learning, with students taking turns in classrooms when they return in the fall. → Read More

Reopen NYC: Gyms make safety changes amid coronavirus pandemic, but still no timetable

It's the future of fitness centers in the COVID age, with social distance markers all over a Crunch gym location in Midtow, spin classes with only every third bike available, and even the water fountains have been disabled. → Read More

Sex offenders at Upper West Side hotel will likely extend their stay

A handful of convicted "sexually violent" level 2 sex offenders, who recently moved into an Upper West Side hotel that's now set up as a homeless shelter, will likely stay there, over the objections of neighbors. → Read More

Isaias hammers NJ with tornadoes and heavy rain

Possible tornadoes and torrential rains were reported across New Jersey as Tropical Storm Isaias roared to the north, leaving behind power outages and flooded streets. → Read More

Metal subway debris basket falls in Brooklyn, injuring 1 person

One person was injured when a metal subway basket, meant to catch debris from falling, fell in Brooklyn. → Read More

NYPD stops Occupy City Hall protesters from moving back into City Hall park

The demonstrators tried to form another encampment outside City Hall, hours after police cleared them out. → Read More

NYPD moves remaining Occupy City Hall protesters from City Hall park

A line of NYPD officers pushed the remaining Occupy City Hall protesters out of a month long encampment next to City Hall Wednesday morning. Officers moved in just before 4 a.m., pushing the remaining occupants north on Centre Street to Foley Square. → Read More

Reopen News: High Line Park reopens in NYC to visitors with restrictions in place

The High Line Park reopens in New York City on Thursday. Visitors are asked to sign up for a window of time to visit, which are spaced out by 15 minutes. → Read More

1 killed, 5 wounded in shootings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

One person is dead and five others injured after multiple gunmen opened fire on them in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the latest incident of gunfire in the borough. → Read More

NYC neighbors surprised to learn at least 139 city hotels are now homeless shelters

With a lack of guests due to the coronavirus pandemic, hotels across New York City are turning to homeless people to fill the rooms. And in many cases, neighbors are never notified. → Read More