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Jim Hoffer: investigative reporter at Eyewitness News WABC-TV in NYC covering corruption, crime, whistleblowers, aviation, security. TIPS: jim.p.hoffer@abc.com

Investigators: Still no gates at dangerous railroad crossings

7online.com — A disturbing Eyewitness News investigation reveals that 9 railroad crossings in the Tri-State area have no gates, just lights. This despite many accidents, including some that have been fatal. As we investigated these non-gated crossings, we discovered that it's only after lives are lost or people are seriously injured that gates are installed.

Investigation into NJ Transit crash into car in Elmwood Park, 2 injured

7online.com — A local couple was stuck at a railroad crossing with the gates closing behind them, and that's when a train slammed into their car. An Eyewitness News investigation is revealing there have been more than a dozen crashes involving trains and cars at this same intersection.

Man who convinced hit-and-run driver to turn himself in still did not get reward money

7online.com — In an Eyewitness News exclusive, angry questions are being asked by the man who convinced a fugitive, a hit-and-run driver to turn himself in, after he killed a family in Brooklyn. Julio Acevedo was sentenced Monday to 25 years to life. Now the friend responsible for Acevedo's surrender is asking, where's the reward money he was promised?

NYPD detective suspended after video shows him taking cash during Brooklyn deli raid

abc7.com — A raid on a Brooklyn deli by an NYPD narcotics squad has resulted in one detective being suspended without pay and his supervisor put on desk duty. The store manager says that while police were arresting his workers for selling illegal cigarettes, one of them was robbing the store.

New York City police detective suspended after video shows him taking cash during Brooklyn deli raid

7online.com — As first reported by Eyewitness News, a raid on a deli by an NYPD narcotics squad has resulted in one detective being suspended without pay and his supervisor put on desk duty. The store manager says that while police were arresting his workers for selling illegal cigarettes, one of them was robbing the store.

Exclusive: Brooklyn deli manager says surveillance video shows NYPD detective stealing cash during raid

abc7.com — It was an NYPD raid to crack down on the illegal selling of untaxed cigarettes, but the manager of a Brooklyn deli says the day after police raided his store, he discovered that he had been robbed. Now, he's accusing one of the detectives, and he has surveillance video as proof.

Exclusive: Brooklyn deli manager says surveillance video shows NYPD detective stealing cash during raid

7online.com — It was an NYPD raid to crack down on the illegal selling of untaxed cigarettes, but the manager of a Brooklyn deli says the day after police raided his store, he discovered that he had been robbed.

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Services for 7 siblings from Orthodox Jewish family killed in Brooklyn fire

7online.com — Funeral services are being held for the four brothers and three sisters who died in a fire in their Midwood, Brooklyn home early Saturday. They were upstairs when the fire, started by a hot plate, consumed the home. Their mother and sister escaped, and are both in critical condition after suffering burns and smoke inhalation.

Funeral Monday for 7 siblings from Orthodox Jewish family killed in Brooklyn fire

7online.com — Funeral services will be held Monday for the four brothers and three sisters who died in a fire in their Midwood, Brooklyn home early Saturday. They were upstairs when the fire, started by a hot plate, consumed the home. Their mother and sister escaped, and are both in critical condition after suffering burns and smoke inhalation.
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Apr 23, 2015

#RR crossings in urban centers w/out gates in 2015. Death and injury toll mounts: 7ny.tv/1DhuAoK pic.twitter.com/m18TNPFJ19

Apr 23, 2015

RT @ABC7NY: DANGEROUS Xings: @NYCInvestigates uncovers railroad crossings with no gates, where crashes keep happening. At 5pm amp.twimg.com/v/76d506b1-e24…

Apr 20, 2015

14 people stabbed or shot in #NYC during 9hr period this weekend. @WSJ goo.gl/5EoJRb

Apr 16, 2015

He got fugitive in fatal hit -and-run to surrender. So where's promised reward money: tinyurl.com/ojr3uof pic.twitter.com/VKVToYzSo1

Apr 12, 2015

@NYPD investigating discovery of male body in #CentralPark. M.E. will determine cause of death.

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